Every Kickstarter is a work of passion but few have the honor of being a family project like Outcasts Of Jupiter #1. Comprised of three siblings from Nigeria, this team has talent in spades. But considering the fact that their parents were both artists, I suppose it’s not shocking at all. And from what I’ve seen so far, the end result will be spectacular. Don’t believe me? Then read on, unbeliever!
To kick it all off, let’s meet the three remarkable people behind this campaign, together known as the Coker CoOp. Shobo seems to be the point man for the project. At least he’s the one I speak to when I have a question. He’s also the writer and person in charge of media and marketing (which makes sense since he’s a marketing consultant at his day job). Shofela is the other brother and the genius behind the art for this comic. He’s a professional artist with credited work with Tony Hawk, Sony Online Entertainment, and EverQuest. Their sister, Funlola, isn’t necessarily working on the comic but she’s a professional metalsmith and is helping her brothers on the fundraiser by creating some of the unique rewards available for donors.
Continue reading to learn more and watch the Kickstarter video.