10 Things That Our Kickstarter Campaign Taught Me

Late last year, we took a big leap and launched our first crowdfunding campaign via kickstarter. It was perhaps the most stressful experience I’ve had in the 2 years that Lucha Comics has existed, but it was definitely one of the most satisfying as well. From a slow start, to getting into Bleeding Cool, and (just barely) crossing the finish line, I figured I was long overdue in reflecting on what I believe was our largest accomplishment to date. Continue reading “10 Things That Our Kickstarter Campaign Taught Me”

The Kursk #3

*Be sure to pick up The Kursk #1 before reading this!*

The graphic novel adaptation of Sasha Janowicz’ award winning play continues! The K-141 Kursk, Oscar-II class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine and pride of a rejuvenated Russian Navy, has sunk in the Barents Sea. A frantic rescue effort continues. Can the Russian Navy save its K-141 Kursk?

The Kursk #1 was praised for art by Andrea Montano and her fearless expression in this macabre political thriller. The Kursk #2 brought us closer to the events that happened on August 12th, 2000. Be sure to read the penultimate chapter of this story!

In 2010, Australia nominated Sasha Janowicz’s play for the Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts. Sasha won the 2007 Bell Award for Best New Play, and three Matilda Award – Best New Australian Play, Best Direction, and Best Independent Production.

Lucha Comics is proud to be able to bring this fantastic story to yet another powerful medium. The tension mounts as the rescue begins. Simply click below to purchase The Kursk #3 on your preferred platform:

    


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The Kursk #3 - Lucha Comics

The Kursk #2 – Lucha Comics

*Be sure to pick up The Kursk #1 before reading this!*

The graphic novel adaptation of Sasha Janowicz’ award winning play continues! The K-141 Kursk, Oscar-II class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine and pride of a rejuvenated Russian Navy, has sunk in the Barents Sea.

The Kursk #1 was praised for art by Andrea Montano and her fearless expressionin this macabre political thirller.

In 2010, Australia nominated Sasha Janowicz’s play for the Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts. Sasha won the 2007 Bell Award for Best New Play, and three Matilda Award – Best New Australian Play, Best Direction, and Best Independent Production.

Lucha Comics is proud to be able to bring this fantastic story to yet another powerful medium. The tension mounts as the rescue begins. Simply click below to purchase The Kursk #2 on your preferred platform:

    


Article Keywords: The Kursk #2 by Sasha Janowicz

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The Kursk #2 – Lucha Comics

*Be sure to pick up The Kursk #1 before reading this!*

The graphic novel adaptation of Sasha Janowicz’ award winning play continues! The K-141 Kursk, Oscar-II class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine and pride of a rejuvenated Russian Navy, has sunk in the Barents Sea.

The Kursk #1 was praised for art by Andrea Montano and her fearless expressionin this macabre political thirller.

In 2010, Australia nominated Sasha Janowicz’s play for the Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts. Sasha won the 2007 Bell Award for Best New Play, and three Matilda Award – Best New Australian Play, Best Direction, and Best Independent Production.

Lucha Comics is proud to be able to bring this fantastic story to yet another powerful medium. The tension mounts as the rescue begins. Simply click below to purchase The Kursk #2 on your preferred platform:

    


Article Keywords: The Kursk #2 by Sasha Janowicz

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30 Days of The Kursk – Day 30

And so we bring our feature for the #Kursk to an end. But that doesn’t mean that this excellent series is going away. I am thrilled to announce that issue #2 will be available shortly, and that the final two issues should be ready by the end of this year. Before, we get to the full resolution preview of Sasha Janowicz’ reflection on the Kursk Disaster, I am also pleased to announce that The Kursk #1 is now available in Spanish, with Chinese and Russian editions coming very soon! Stay tuned for more Kursk!

30 Days of The Kursk - Day 30
30 Days of The Kursk - Day 30

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30 Days of The Kursk – Day 29

Almost there! Here’s an interesting Russian Navy fact:
Before the #kursk disaster in 1995, a nuclear submarine had its electricity cut by an electricity company at a naval base due to unpaid bills. The submarine’s cooling system ceased to function and the reactor “came close to meltdown”

Also, since we are nearing the end, here are the remaining pages, and we have something special for Day 30!

30 Days of The Kursk - Day 29


30 Days of The Kursk - Day 29


30 Days of The Kursk - Day 29

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30 Days of The Kursk – Day 27

And we are at Day 27! Fearing that the Kursk’s emergency buoy would accidentally deploy, it was disabled in 1999, and thus was inactive when it sank.

30 Days of The Kursk - Day 27

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30 Days of The Kursk – Day 26

Day 26 is upon us – In the end the bow of the #kursk was not recovered and was destroyed by explosives in 2002. Only small pieces of the bow were recovered (some torpedo and torpedo tube fragments).

30 Days of The Kursk - Day 26

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