One that raised my attention was "You Are Welcome in Australia", seeing a massive $10,000 total and presently not even half way there with 56 days to go. I have not yet been able to work out what it is with particular projects that encourages people to pledge, and for them to ignore others. Obviously the Rewards play a big part. But communicating the message must go part of the way too. I must say I would like to wish this particular project success, although I fear that the funds they seek seem a little extravagant for what they eventually plan to deliver. Without seeking to take a published political partisan viewpoint in this Blog comment, I believe this is an excellent example of how comics can reflect aspects of society's thinking, and can be used to effect changes in our society. So, here is a short synopsis of their comic-related project:
In my next posting, I should be able to give you an actual date of when Ned Kelly, Narrated and Illustrated by Monty Wedd will be shipping! I know you have been waiting a long time to hear this...!