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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 21 projects were successfully funded.

For the past week from December 8 to December 14 the statistics are:

Average goal: $5,085
Average pledged: $7,649.52
Average number of backers: 129.90
Average pledge: $58.89
Average percent raised: 150.43%
Most common given amount: $25 (476 times)
Most money from pledge level: $25 level brought in $11,900

Total pledged for the week: $160,640

For the week, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Jim Balent & Holly G’s -Crossover: When Magick Meets Manga ! – $31,156

Most backers: Translating Pow Pow Press– 410 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Jim Balent & Holly G’s -Crossover: When Magick Meets Manga ! – 389.45%

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

Lowest average pledge: Sonnet – $28.07

For the month of December, for the 37 successful projects, the statistics are:

Average goal: $5,015.95
Average pledged: $7,211.59
Average number of backers: 125.92
Average pledge: $57.27
Average percent raised: 143.77%
Most common given amount: $25 (630 times)
Most money from pledge level: $50 level brought in $16,300

Total pledged for the month: $266,829

For the month, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Jim Balent & Holly G’s -Crossover: When Magick Meets Manga ! – $31,156

Most backers: Translating Pow Pow Press– 410 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Jim Balent & Holly G’s -Crossover: When Magick Meets Manga ! – 389.45%

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

Lowest average pledge: TRETA-YUGA #1 – $23.82

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!

KickStarting: Comics, November 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.

21 projects were successfully funded, which is an increase from the previous week’s 20.

For the past week from November 24 to November 30 the statistics are:

Average goal: $5,555.95 (an increase of about $175 from the previous week)
Average pledged: $10,102.57 (a decrease of about $4,000 from the previous week)
Average number of backers: 212.57 (a decrease of about 80 from the previous week)
Average pledge: $47.53 (a decrease of about $1 from the previous week)
Average percent raised: 181.83% (a decrease of about 80 percentage points from the previous week)
Most common given amount: $25 (857 times)
Most money from pledge level: $40 level brought in $22,640

Total pledged for the week: $212,154 (an increase of about $20,000 from the previous week)

For the week, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Lovecraft: The Blasphemously Large First Issue – $54,467

Most backers: Lovecraft: The Blasphemously Large First Issue – 11816 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Starslam – 965.33%

Highest average pledge: Crash, Boom, Pop! Money & Economics Exposed – $127.16

Lowest average pledge: The Man Who Watched Batman Vol. 1 – $15.64

For the month of November the statistics are:

Average goal: $4,360.76
Average pledged: $8,366.62
Average number of backers: 188.4
Average pledge: $44.41
Average percent raised: 191.86%
Most common given amount: $25 (3197 times)
Most money from pledge level: $25 level brought in $79,925

Total pledged for the week: $727,896

For the month, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Cucumber Quest Book Three – $119,908

Most backers: Cucumber Quest Book Three – 1931 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Starslam – 965.33%

Highest average pledge: Sidekicks – $170

Lowest average pledge: The Book Zoo – $10.62

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!

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.

20 projects were successfully funded, which is a decrease from the previous week’s 28.

For the past week from November 17 to November 23 the statistics are:

Average goal: $5,378.50 (an increase of about $2,100 from the previous week)
Average pledged: $14,087.21 (an increase of about $7,600 from the previous week)
Average number of backers: 292.29 (an increase of about 125 from the previous week)
Average pledge: $48.20 (an increase of about $10 from the previous week)
Average percent raised:261.92% (an increase of about 65 percentage points from the previous week)
Most common given amount: $25 (952 times)
Most money from pledge level: $25 level brought in $23,800

Total pledged for the week: $197,221 (an increase of about $50,000 from the previous week)

For the week, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Cucumber Quest Book Three – $119,908

Most backers: Cucumber Quest Book Three – 1931 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Fana, The Jungle Girl #1 – 884.85%

Highest average pledge: Sugar Fueled Sweet Seconds – $79.29

Lowest average pledge: A.R. Hicks’ Dark Souls – $15.61

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!

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.

20 projects were successfully funded, which is a decrease from the previous week’s 28.

For the past week from November 10 to November 16 the statistics are:

Average goal: $3,298.10 (a decrease of about $800 from the previous week)
Average pledged: $6,445.30 (an increase of about $1,000 from the previous week)
Average number of backers: 167.8 (an increase of about 40 from the previous week)
Average pledge: $38.41 (a decrease of about $5 from the previous week)
Average percent raised:195.42% (an increase of about 61 percentage points from the previous week)
Most common given amount: $25 (952 times)
Most money from pledge level: $25 level brought in $23,800

Total pledged for the week: $128,906 (a decrease of about $24,000 from the previous week)

For the week, the top projects were:

The top grossing project: Lunarbaboon: Volume 1 – $44,016

Most backers: Lubarbaboon: Volume 1 – 1060 backers

Highest percent above goal raised: Cyberines #1 – 603.27%

Highest average pledge: Sidekicks – Cameo Appearances for Issues #2-4 – $170

Lowest average pledge: The Book Zoo – A Mini-Comic – $10.62

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!

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.

For the past week from November 3 to November 9 the statistics are:

28 projects successfully funded
Average goal: $4,043.21
Average pledged: $5,456.93
Average number of backers: 126.18
Average pledge: $43.25
Average percent raised:134.97%
Most common given amount: $10 (651 times)
Most money from pledge level: $50 level brought in $15,000

Total pledged for the week: $152,794

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!

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 and the month of October!

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.

For the month of October, 81 projects have been successfully funded. Here’s where the month stands as a whole.

81 projects successfully funded
Average goal: $4,994.41
Average pledged: $10,600.42
Average number of backers: 177.56
Average pledge: $59.70
Average percent raised: 212.25%
Most common given amount: $25 (2,563 times)
Most money from pledge level: $25 level brought in $64,075

Total pledged in October: $858,634

For the past week from October 27 to November 2 the statistics are:

25 projects successfully funded
Average goal: $4,178.88
Average pledged: $7,957.60
Average number of backers: 191.04
Average pledge: $41.65
Average percent raised:190.42%
Most common given amount: $25 (584 times)
Most money from pledge level: $40 level brought in $22,560

Total pledged for the week: $96,007

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!

KickStarting: Comics

Money_CashFor some time, I was looking at successful Kickstarter comic book projects, recording amounts given, coming up with average given, items like that. I stopped doing this internal report for a while, but, I think this would be a great regular feature not provided by other sites. So, as part of our Marketing Monday set of regular articles, welcome KickStarting: Comics!

For now I’ll be reporting the past week’s results as well as the month’s results. This is until I completely fill out the backlog of data I need to sort through, which will likely be some months before completed.

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.

So far in the month of October, 63 projects have been successfully funded. Here’s where the month stands as a whole.

63 projects successfully funded
Average goal: $5,277
Average pledged: $11,390
Average number of backers: 30.83
Average pledge: $369.44
Average percent raised: 215.86%
Most common given amount: $25 (2,105 times)
Most money from pledge level: $25 level brought in $53,625

Total pledged in October: $717,582

For the past week from October 20 to October 26 the statistics are:

12 projects successfully funded
Average goal: $3,251
Average pledged: $8,001
Average number of backers: 20.11
Average pledge: $397.93
Average percent raised: 246.07%
Most common given amount: $79 (212 times)
Most money from pledge level: $79 level brought in $16,748

Total pledged for the week: $96,007

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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