Crowdfund comics based on the lesser-known Grimm fairy tales and more

On the list of projects looking for a little crowfunding is an artbook depicting a world created by movie concept artists, a collection of comics based on the tales of the Brothers Grimm, a swashbuckling all-ages fantasy novel, a series of stories from the universe of the Elite computer games, and an anthology of short … » 12/08/13 12:00pm 12/08/13 12:00pm

Crowdfund the reprinted adventures of Canada's first superheroine

This week, we have a few groups of people looking to bring historic works of art to a modern audience. There are the reprinted adventures of Nelvana, a superheroine from Canada's Golden Age, a publication of 19th-century illustrations for Poe's "The Raven," and a documentary about a famed Victorian taxidermist. » 10/13/13 12:00pm 10/13/13 12:00pm

Crowdfund a board game based on Gaiman's "A Study in Emerald"

A game maker draws from Sherlock Holmes and H.P. Lovecraft—by way of Neil Gaiman—for his latest game. A short film that recently made us smile is getting made into a feature film. Plus, we've got some fabulous artists looking for a little help in printing their latest works. » 4/28/13 12:00pm 4/28/13 12:00pm

Crowdfund a futuristic model city made of LEGO and documentary about…

The cities of River Rouge, Michigan, and Windsor, Ontario, have been unable to find the source of a mysterious hum emanating from Zug Island. One documentary filmmaker is picking up the reins on the investigation, if he can get a little funding help. You can also help fund a LEGO artist this week, a man on a mission to … » 4/07/13 12:00pm 4/07/13 12:00pm

Crowdfund a documentary about science fiction's forgotten visionaries…

Here are three intriguing film projects looking for a little crowdfunding boost: First is a documentary that uncovers the men and women who first thought up our favorite science fiction tropes, decades—and even centuries—ago. Next is an animated adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's short story "Dagon," with a nightmarish… » 1/13/13 12:00pm 1/13/13 12:00pm

Crowdfund a space combat PC game, a mind-reading headband, and tiles…

Itching to hop in your virtual dogfighter and defend the Earth? You can crowdfund Strike Suit Zero a frantically paced PC space combat game. If you're in training for the day when you'll need to attack enemies with your mind, you might prefer the new brainwave-reading headband. And if you just want to add a touch of » 10/21/12 3:30pm 10/21/12 3:30pm

Crowdfund a Homestuck video game, gruesome dog costumes, and Golden…

Kickstarter has been on fire this week thanks to a single word: Homestuck. The uber-popular webcomic has a video game in the works, and you can help get it off the ground. Or you might be interested in backing another storytelling experiment: serialized publishing for digital readers — and you can help choose the… » 9/09/12 11:00am 9/09/12 11:00am

The Oatmeal's Tesla Museum campaign has totally obliterated its…

Last week, we told you about The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman's mission to purchase the land, laboratory and foundation beneath what was once Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower, and to erect a museum in Tesla's honor. At the time, Inman was gunning to raise $850,000 (to be matched dollar-for-dollar by a grant from New… » 8/26/12 9:50am 8/26/12 9:50am

So the movie you crowdfunded bombed critically. Now what?

When crowdfunded movies came onto the scene, they held a glorious promise. Finally, we no longer had to rely on Hollywood studios to choose our big screen entertainment. We, the moviegoing public, could decide for ourselves which projects to fund, and we could hand our dollars over to independent filmmakers with… » 8/25/12 10:00am 8/25/12 10:00am

Crowdfund a chance for Superman to visit sick children and the power…

We've got just a couple of projects to set before your eyeballs today, one to make you go "Aww" and one to inspire future awe. Consider crowdfunding a Superman actor's cross-country tour of children's hospitals, or the construction of a microcontroller that will let you study suborbital space from your back yard. » 8/12/12 12:00pm 8/12/12 12:00pm

Crowdfund a film about the last Soviet microstate, a video game about…

This week's round of crowdfundable projects takes us to the tiny fictional state of Unterzoegersdorf, where a feature film would rope UN peacekeepers into a world of political intrigue. Or you might rather travel to the moon, where a sidescrolling video game has you battling monsters and solving puzzles. Alternatively, … » 7/08/12 12:00pm 7/08/12 12:00pm

A Proposal for Detroit: Turn a blighted neighborhood into a giant…

With so many of Detroit's buildings abandoned, plans are underway to gradually move residents out of some neighborhoods entirely. But what is going to happen to all those neglected buildings? One group thinks it has the answer in the form of the ultimate zombie theme park. » 7/03/12 3:30pm 7/03/12 3:30pm

Crowdfund a post-apocalyptic buddy comedy, a comic textbook, and a…

You can vote with your dollars this week to get a slew of fun and worthy projects off the ground: a post-apocalyptic road comedy about two best friends, Sparkplug found Dylan Williams' final print projects, an all-ages comic about heroic bunny rabbits, a project to digitize the books history forgot, a graphic… » 4/22/12 11:30am 4/22/12 11:30am