We are thrilled to launch Nigel Lynch's inaugural Kickstarter double feature campaign for CRITICAL OPS TASK FORCE and THE WOUNDED 2. Comic books have
If you're drawn to the cinematic allure of science fiction/action films such as Elysium, Altered Carbon, Blade Runner, and Dredd, complemented by a dash of the iconic 'Pulp Fiction' and 'Kill Bill' this is for you! If you savor the essence of Cyberpunk-inspired creations like 'Killtopia'or are devotees of series like 'Ghost in the Shell' this is for you! If you're drawn to science fiction comics like 2000AD, BRZRKR, and OLD CITY BLUES this is for you!
The books feature narratives featuring Black female protagonists and Caribbean characters within science fiction landscapes. If you revel in comic books that intertwine visceral violence, captivating artistry, and gripping narratives, then "C.O.T.F." & “THE WOUNDED 2” is tailor-made for you.
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CRITICAL OPS TASK FORCE follows Red Team 1, super soldier mercenaries hired to carry out impossible missions. As they navigate a landscape of corruption and danger, they must rely on their training, their wits, and their sheer force of will to survive. With five issues planned for this initial series, readers can expect a pulse-pounding adventure that will leave them on the edge of their seats and at the same time pondering the questions posed by the story scenarios.
In this first issue, the team is tasked with bringing home a prodigal son, after he gets himself wrapped up in some messy business with a South American cartel.
THE DIARY OF THE STRAY DOGS: THE WOUNDED 2 we rejoin Shani within the comforts of her home in the vibrant expanse of New Bridgetown. Having formed the Belcourt Maroons, her crew of adept private military contractors, but tranquility eludes her. A distressing plea from her past leads Shani to embark on a perilous mission: rescuing abducted children in the clutches of a small cadre of hackers. As Shani and her crew journey through the forgotten recesses of the past, they aim to reunite these innocents with their families.
Shani continues to narrate the unfolding events that have molded her into the resilient individual she embodies today.
C.O.T.F #1 is a 32-page, full-color comic with mature themes, featuring 28 sequential pages of guns, guts, and blood. So join us on this thrilling new adventure and help us bring CRITICAL OPS TASK FORCE to life!
A man on the edge and close to losing his humanity, who has been in countless conflicts where every human life has a price. He buries his negative feelings under a steady flow of women, drugs, and alcohol. A Caribbean native counts the days until he is back home but not before gathering a well deserted nest egg.
Nicknamed the Mad Viking, he is Douglas's best friend and squad mate, known for his head-first approach and affinity for both inflicting and receiving pain. He has no dream outside of the COTF and wants to rack up as high a kill count as possible.
The newest member of the Red Team, following in her father's footsteps, who was also a member of the COTF. Jessica joined the COTF to find herself in life, dropping out of medical school in her final year. She is one of the most intelligent members of the Red Team and the voice of reason. Having heard the stories of her father, Jessica entered the COTF to do good as the COTF is a powerful force in the world.
Building on the foundation of the cult-favorite indie comic "The Diary of the Stray Dogs: The Wounded," emerges "The Wounded 2." This fresh tale chronicles the exploits of our central figure, Shani Belcourt.
Both books will be printed on high-quality paper in standard American comic size, ensuring the type of quality you've come to expect from Kickstarter campaigns.
The books are 100% complete, fully colored and lettered. We just need to get it out to you! Your contributions will help fund the project by paying the artist and getting the book to the printers.
We have set a funding goal of $1500, and stretch goals will unlock additional rewards for physical backers for every new funding goal we reach. Stretch goals will be hidden until the campaign goal is reached, and we'll start revealing them as the campaign progresses. You can help us unlock additional goals by sharing a link from our Kickstarter page to your website, blog, or social media page. Sharing this pre-order campaign with others will ensure that more people have an opportunity to pre-order, and everyone will benefit with new rewards.
We're asking for your help to fund the first print run of CRITICAL OPS TASK FORCE and The Diary of the Stray Dogs: The Wounded 2. The comic book artwork is 100% complete, and after it’s funded, you’ll be able to receive your rewards and printed copies of the comic in the new year. We've set the delivery date to December 2023, but we're confident you will receive your digital rewards much sooner than that. Our mission is to keep rewards simple and easy for you.
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