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Down On Her Luck Comic Book Writer, Gail Simone, Breaks Kickstarter Record

Written by GHERU on Friday, September 14 2012 and posted in News with Benefits
Down On Her Luck Comic Book Writer, Gail Simone, Breaks Kickstarter Record

Leaving Megalopolis' success with Kickstarter is just the thing Gail Simone needed to mount her comeback!

Source: twitter

Gail Simone, formally a well known comic book creator who fell off the grid with the cancelation of Agent X in 2003, at least as far as this Marvel zombie can tell, announced via twitter this afternoon that her new project, Leaving Megalopolis, broke the Kickstarter(*) record set by noted socialist Marc Silvestri’s Cyberforce campaign.

The Outhouse is always looking for “feel good” stories, and we are happy to report that Simone’s comeback is off to a successful start. We can only hope that she can use this opportunity to get the attention of some mainstream publishers and, maybe, re-claim her place as the top female comic book creator.


On behalf of The Outhouse, congratulations Ms. Simone.

And, good luck.

(*)Kickstarter is a website that allows creators without the financial backing of a major corporation to obtain crowd funding for their projects, which obviously makes it perfect for someone like Simone.


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