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KickStarting: Comics, December Roundup

Money_CashIt’s a new week and KickStarting: Comics is back with a look at how much was raised/pledged for comic projects on Kickstarter for the past week!

I realize some projects are not in US dollars, but they all will count the same regardless of origin, for now. $1 US will be the same as $1 CAD, $1 AUD, etc.

Over the past week 7 projects were successfully funded.

For the past week from December 29 to January 4 the statistics are:

Average goal: $4,671.43
Average pledged: $6,812.57
Average number of backers: 113.71
Average pledge: $59.91
Average percent raised: 145.83%
Most common given amount: $35 (196 times)
Most money from pledge level: $35 level brought in $6,860

Total pledged for the week: $47,688

For the week, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: The Hunting Accident Graphic Novel – $26,436

Most backers: The Hunting Accident Graphic Novel – 338 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: 2 Tin Bean Cans F#cking #4 – 371%

Highest average pledge: El Ultimo Volume 1– $257.25

Lowest average pledge: Dead by Wednesday – $31.94

For the month of December, for the 65 successful projects, the statistics are:

Average goal: $5,204.38
Average pledged: $8,283.86
Average number of backers: 182.45
Average pledge: $45.40
Average percent raised: 159.17%
Most common given amount: $25 (2108 times)
Most money from pledge level: $25 level brought in $52,700

Total pledged for the month: $532,397

For the month, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Notes on a Case of Melancholia, Or: A Little Death – $101,591

Most backers: Notes on a Case of Melancholia, Or: A Little Death – 2272 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Notes on a Case of Melancholia, Or: A Little Death – 406.36%

Highest average pledge: The Minerva Volume One and Two – $508.53

Lowest average pledge: How to draw Hands. 40 drawing tutorials. – $10.17

That wraps up this week’s data! I’ll be making tweaks to this as more are done, so let me know what you want to see!

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