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Clover Press and Digital Lizards of Doom Frontman Gabriel Valenin Laucnhe Digital Lizards of Doom: Dizzy Doom Level 1 on Indiegogo

Clover Press and Gabriel Valenin, the frontman of the indy pop band Digital Lizards Of Doom, are combining forces to publish Digital Lizards Of Doom: Dizzy Doom Level 1. This groundbreaking, earthshaking, jawdroppingingly beautiful book is a new take on the visual storytelling medium, with art by Ernie Najera and a special incentive cover by Mark Irwin. It features a foreword by Mike Towry.

Digital Lizards Of Doom: Dizzy Doom Level 1 is based on the YouTube space-fantasy adventure series, inspired by tabletop gaming, video adventure games and Saturday morning cartoon shows. With dialogue and page layout that creates a reading experience like a role-playing game, Digital Lizards Of Doom pulls the audience in with its dynamic storytelling system.

Digital Lizards Of Doom: Dizzy Doom Level 1 takes place in a far-fetched universe where profits outweigh common goodness and the only way out is to win. Part Matrix, part Moebius, and all innovative, this is a book unlike anything that’s been seen before.

Read the First 30 Pages of Action Hospital: Half-Light Bleeds then Back it on Kickstarter

Dave Baker is the writer and an illustrator behind Action Hospital. For the past two years he’s been working on the comic which he describes as “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind meets Men in Black.”

Action Hospital: Half-Light Bleeds is the story of Joan Michelle Basquiat as she attempts to defend the eponymous Action Hospital against cave-dudes from the distant past, time traveling gondolier-themed assassins, a human-shark clone of Abraham Lincoln, and a demon with 9 and 3/4th heads.

Baker is currently running a Kickstarter to pay for printing of the nearly 300 page project. The project met its initial funding goal in 4 hours. And now it has raised almost 4x the original goal.

The original collection was published for San Diego Comic-Con 2016 and features 18 interconnected short stories. The whole project took four and a half years to make.

On top of the work by Baker, artists contributing pin ups are: Andrew Maclean, Te’shawn Dwyer, Kevin Woody, Buster Moody, Erwin Papa, Jonathan La Mantia, Daniel Arruda Massa, Ernie Najera, Bob Q, Daniel Whitfield, Mike Macropoulos, Jackie Crofts, Christian J Meesey, Scott Drummond, Tony Brown, Matthew Goodall, Daniel White, Tony McMillen, Sam Grinberg, Maciej Palka, Joey Navarra Jr., Walter Ostlie, and Jim Mahfood.

The comic is written, penciled, inked, and lettered. The funds raised go towards printing the project.

We’ve been hooked up with a 30 page preview of the comic and you can contribute and get your copy today. The Kickstarter runs until February 14.

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