These Art Books From Sweden's Suburban Dystopia Deserve Your Support

Here at io9, we’re huge fans of Simon Stålenhag’s artwork, paintings from an alternate Sweden where familiar landscapes, fashions, and vehicles stand against ominous power plants, futuristic robots, and the occasional dinosaur. And there’s currently a crowdfunding campaign for two art books featuring Stålenhag’s… » 5/26/15 6:00pm Tuesday 6:00pm

A Twisted Comic About A Space Colony Where Medical Experiments Are Holy

Upcoming comic anthology New World is all about civilizations clashing, and clash they do in this comic from the book, written by Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal’s Zach Weinersmith and illustrated by O Human Star’s Blue Delliquanti, where a man visits in isolated space colony founded on an unusual belief. » 5/19/15 12:00pm 5/19/15 12:00pm

Help Bring This Queer Science Fiction Comics Anthology To Life

Looking for comics that feature a wide variety of sexualities and genders? Want all-ages science fiction and fantasy stories where the characters are “unquestionably queer” and their gender and sexuality isn’t treated as an allegory? Then check out the crowdfunding campaign for the upcoming comics anthology Beyond. » 4/02/15 3:20pm 4/02/15 3:20pm

Crowdfund An A-To-Z Of Dungeon Monsters, Robot Western Comics, And More!

A customisable index of monsters for tabletop RPGs and a cool sci-fi western comic series lead the charge on this week's look at all things crowdfunded, but that's not all there is - Detective tales set in a Lovecraftian universe, family friendly games about colonising Mars, and short fiction anthologies await! » 2/20/15 2:40pm 2/20/15 2:40pm

Why Do We Need More Science Fiction By LGBT Writers?

Last year, Lightspeed Magazine had a special issue in which "Women Destroy Science Fiction" (and horror, and fantasy.) Now, Lightspeed is following up with "Queers Destroy Science Fiction." And today's the last day to support the Kickstarter. But why should you care about getting more LGBT SF? The editors of the issue… » 2/16/15 9:30am 2/16/15 9:30am

Ghostbusters Is Getting A Board Game For The First Time In 30 Years

Cryptozoic Entertainment are turning Ghostbusters into an episodic, co-operative tabletop game, and have taken to Kickstarter to secure funding for it. And honestly, although the idea of A Ghostbusters game on paper doesn't sound like it could be all that interesting, it looks pretty rad. » 2/10/15 4:27pm 2/10/15 4:27pm

Crowdfund The Fight For Space, Preserving Sci-Fi Classics, And More!

It's your last chance to fund a documentary looking at the economic and cultural impact of the Space Program, but it's not all that's in this latest roundup - there's the preservation of classic science fiction novels, the expansion for R. A. Salvatore's latest RPG, and the new adventures of Jill Trent, Science Sleuth! » 1/30/15 6:49pm 1/30/15 6:49pm

Norm Breyfogle, The Indelible Batman Artist, Deserves Your Support

Norm Breyfogle was one of the artists who changed Batman forever. And now, he's suffered a stroke that affected the left side of his body, including his drawing arm. His family is raising money to help pay his medical expenses, and Comic Book Resources explains why anyone who believes in heroes should help. » 1/23/15 9:00pm 1/23/15 9:00pm

Crowdfund An RPG Set In Ancient Egypt, Apocalyptic Pony Toys And More!

It's an eclectic mix of goodness in this week's look at all things Crowdfunding. We've got a ridiculously cool looking boardgame based on Conan The Barbarian, the continuation of the original Star Trek through fan films, and a pen and paper RPG with what is possibly my favourite name for anything ever. » 1/23/15 4:34pm 1/23/15 4:34pm

Crowdfund Queer Science Fiction, The Cones Of Dunshire And More!

This week's look at all things Crowdfunding is a humdinger. We've got Lightspeed Magazine's all-queer-creator special, 80's clothing nostalgia, the mother of all Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit viewing parties, and yes: Parks and Recreation's absurdly complex (and totally awesome) board game. Let's check it out! » 1/16/15 1:15pm 1/16/15 1:15pm