life drawing is the answer to everything.
- Dated: circa 1700
- Culture: Venetian, Italy
- Medium: steel, copper, wood
- Measurements: overall length 113.5 cm
The sword has a straight, double-edged blade with triple groove, featuring remains of inscriptions on the first part of the blade. The tang shows a sun-shaped stamps while the hilt has a thick cage-hilt, brass pommel in the shape of a stylized cat head, at the centre a high-relieved lion with a twisted, wooden grip.
Worry not, this is not a daily update kinda thing but we had to again express our thanks when at about 6am PST on Tuesday, we hit our $150,000 Kickstarter goal. We are thankful for your support, passing on the word to your friends and taking up that coveted shelf space over the years. Making our goal within a week was an unexpected surprise.
Since we have so many books still available for pre-order and some great “warehouse finds” like the Dave Stevens King Kong poster pictured here, a special Richard Sala premium (announcing soon….) and more, we have decided on our (first?!) stretch goal.
If we hit $200,000 we plan to: hire translators to help produce books that were previously scheduled and create an infrastructure to continue Kim Thompson's legacy of publishing the best bande dessinée.
So check those premiums out, we’re updating all the time, adding extra signed books and scouring the recesses of our punk house-cum-office for cool things that can touch your alternative and indie comics lovin’ heart.