KickStarting: Comics

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 10 projects were successfully funded.

For the past week from January 5 to January 11 the statistics are:

Average goal: $6,233.90
Average pledged: $9,732.50
Average number of backers: 215.50
Average pledge: $45.16
Average percent raised: 156.12%
Most common given amount: $30 (447 times)
Most money from pledge level: $30 level brought in $13,410

Total pledged for the week: $97,325

For the week, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Sorcery 101 Omnibus Vol 1 of 2 – $26,048

Most backers: Sorcery 101 Omnibus Vol 1 of 2 – 621 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Pewfell in: Drain of Chaos – 1294.50%

Highest average pledge: Prymal The Jungle Warrior The Savage Campaign – $96.52

Lowest average pledge: Hero Happy Hour Vs. The Supreme Leader – Comic Book – $18.40

For the month of January, for the 15 successful projects, the statistics are:

Average goal: $6,069.27
Average pledged: $9,263.93
Average number of backers: 187.53
Average pledge: $49.40
Average percent raised: 152.64%
Most common given amount: $30 (527 times)
Most money from pledge level: $30 level brought in $15,810

Total pledged for the month: $138,959

For the month, the top projects were:

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

Most backers: Sorcery 101 Omnibus Vol 1 of 2 – 621 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Pewfell in: Drain of Chaos – 1294.50%

Highest average pledge: El Ultimo Volume I – $257.25

Lowest average pledge: Hero Happy Hour Vs. The Supreme Leader – Comic Book – $18.40

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!

One comment

  • Hey,

    I only just stumbled on this weekly article. I really like the idea. I am surprised how many comics are funded through kick starter each week: it’s incredible. Keep up the good work.

    Sion