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The Namesake team has been hard at work : we’ve been secretly plotting to launch an anthology Kickstarter in August. and THIS is the first official announcement!

Introducing Valor – a fairy tale anthology about courageous heroines producedby a team of amazing fairy-tale loving creators!

Valor is an anthology of re-imaged fairy tales showcasing the talent of some of the top creators in the field of digital comics. The purpose of this book is to pay homage to the strength, resourcefulness, and cunning of female heroines in fairy tales. Some of these are recreations of time-honored tales. Others are brand new stories, designed to be passed to future generations.

The anthology will be young adult friendly and in color, each story being 4 to 15 pages long.

WHO IS THE TALENT :

+ Morgan Beem – Ink Wielder Extraordinaire

+ Meaghan Carter – Creator of Take Off

+ Kadi Fedoruk – Creator of Blindsprings

+ Megan Kearney – Creator of the Beauty and the Beast

+ Isabelle Melançon – Co-creator of Namesake

+ Laura Neubert – Lover of all things revolutionnary

+ Emily Hann – Composer of backgrounds

+ Sara Goetter – Creator of the short comic Haircut

+ Annie Stoll – Creator of Ode

+ Michelle Krivanek – Creator of Alice and the Nightmare

+ Nicole Chartrand – Creator of Feywinds

+ Jayd Ait-Kaci – Creator of Small Town Witch

Justin Lanjil – Master of colors

+ Ran Brown – Creator of The End

+ Angelica Maria Lopez – Creator of Solstoria

We also have an amazing writing team working with some of the artists and writing prose :

+ Megan Lavey-Heaton – Co-creator of Namesake

+ Tim Ferrera – Writer of Ode

+ Alex Singer – Author of Sfeer Theory

+ Joanne Webster – Forger of words

OK SO I NEED THIS. WHEN IS THE KICKSTARTER?

Launch is scheduled for August 1st. There will be a HUGE announcement on the site, of course.