Published on January 21st, 2020 | by Richard Boom0
SHI: Return of the Warrior – Crowdfunding Closes in on $140,000
|Momentum continues as 1,405 Indiegogo backer partners surge Shi: Return of the Warrior to $69,222.00.|
Since going into Indiegogo Indemand mode, Shi’s total duel campaign backer count reaches 2,414 moving Crusade Comics to add special reward editions next week.
Total returns for both Indiegogo and Kickstarter campaigns is now stands at $139,700.00.
Shi creator Billy Tucci exclaimed, “This has been an amazing campaign, we’re only $300 away from $140,000.00 and I cannot wait to announce our IGG $75K Stretch Goal Reward and new additions next week!”
Once the campaign ends, all previous Indiegogo and Kickstarter physical shipping backers will receive the following Stretch Goal Rewards with all their orders for FREE:
| • The Shi’s Back Variant Cover Sticker|
• The Tucci Trooper 3” Embroidered Battle Patch
• The Shi: Way of the Warrior #1 Silver-Metallic Trading Card
• The Shi: 25th Anniversary Edition Silver-Metallic Trading Card
• Shi: WOTW #1 25TH Anniversary Amazing Spider-Man #300 Homage Silver-Metallic Trading Card
• The Shi 10th Anniversary Edition Silver-Metallic Trading Card
• The Shi: Tiger Baby Silver-Metallic Trading Card
• The Shi: WOTW #1 25TH Anniversary Amazing Spider-Man #300 Homage BLACK LINE ART Comic
• The Amanda Conner Sassy Shi Variant Cover Silver-Metallic Trading Card
• The George Perez The Legend of Shi Variant Cover Silver-Metallic Trading Card
• The Conny Valentina Silver-Metallic Trading Card
• An Additional 8 Page Cover Gallery in the graphic novel bringing the new total page count to 56-pages
• $75K Stretch Goal Reward?
For those interested in adding to their perks, Return of the Warrior remains LIVE on Indiegogo here:
“THANK YOU to all our crowdfunding partners from both Indiegogo and Kickstarter.” Tucci stated, “With three more Shi campaigns coming this year, 2020 is shaping up to be historic!”
Tucci is joined on Shi: Return of the Warrior by co-writer Steven Peros (Stoker & Wells: Order of the Golden Dawn, The Cat’s Meow) co-artist Ricardo Silva (Age of Darkness, Hellina), colorist Brian Miller (Hi-Fi Colour Design), designer/letterer Mindy Lopkin (Zombie-Sama!), and editor J.C. Vaughn (Zombie-Sama, Stoker & Wells: Order of The Golden Dawn).
Superstar artist Amanda Conner (Harley Quinn, Tomoe) provides a cover for the issue, as do stars-in-waiting Conny Valentina and Mike Renzine, and Tucci himself, respectively. They are joined by a true comics legend, George Pérez (JLA/Avengers), who came out of retirement to provide one last cover, an unforgettable, beautiful image of Shi.
The 56-page, full color Shi: Return of the Warrior graphic novel is scheduled to ship in March of 2020.