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Voluntaryist Origins V is a SUCCESS! Next steps. ( :

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

WE DID IT!

The Voluntaryist Origins V comic book campaign is a 100%-funded success!

And we managed to not just unlock 1, but 2 STRETCH GOAL PERKS!

Everyone who supported at the print comic perk tier or higher will also be receiving an Agora character print and a NEW Voluntaryist team art print.

So thank YOU for your help in getting us to an AMAZING finish.

What’s next now that the campaign is officially closed?

The pencils for Origins V need to be wrapped first. I had been working on the pencils for a while, so we’re almost finished with all 24 pages and should be done with those in the next few weeks.

After penciling completes, the pages then go to the inker and colorist. That process should take 30-60 days depending on how booked those artists are.

When the colors and inks finish, they then will come back to me for lettering. I will probably be able to finish letters within a week of colors receipt.

Once the letters are done, it’s off to printing at Ka-Blam. Depending on how booked Ka-Blam is with conventions, the print and return process can take 40-80 days.

Once I get the print comics, I will then pack them in your perk mailers with your ordered extras/bonuses and ship them off to you!

I will be updating on the comic’s progress on Indiegogo and at http://volcomic.com, so you can keep up with the latest developments and see what stage the comic is at as we work on it.

If you end up needing to change your address because you will be moving in the next 3-4 months, you can always reach out through the Indiegogo dashboard or with an email to mr.voluntary (at) gmail (dot) com and I can update your order’s address to ensure your package gets to you.

I want to make sure that everyone gets what they ordered.

And, on that note of orders, there is an occasional accident where someone picks “Donation” instead of “Perk” on the campaign. You can tell if you did this because you did not enter in your address information.

If you accidentally selected “donation” instead of a perk, please reach out so I can notate what tier you qualify for and get your shipping remainder. I want to make sure you get your all of your goodies so you don’t miss out when the print comics arrive!

Thank you again, everyone, for your generous support of this latest Voluntaryist issue.

I am especially thrilled to be where we’re at with this series because the next issue (Origins VI) will be the last issue in the Origins arc!

It feels special to be so close to completing an entire Voluntaryist arc for the first time.

You’re forever a part of that history now.

Looking forward to updating you soon on the next stage.

In liberty,

-J ( :


Voluntaryist Origins V – Indiegogo Comic Campaign NOW LIVE

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

The Voluntaryist Origins V comic campaign is now live on Indiegogo. Please head on over here: http://igg.me/at/origins5 and get your comic book perk and extras before the campaign closes!

CAMPAIGN TRAILER

There’s all kinds of goodies this time around, from a new game card, to new Pholosopher cosplay perks! So find something that fits your fancy and help continue the Voluntaryist Origins canon storyline!

Thank you again to everyone who has helped make the Voluntaryist comic such a wild success already!

In liberty,

-J ( :


All Voluntaryist Origins IV Perks Shipped! What’s NEXT?

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I am excited to announce that all perks have been shipped!

Voluntaryist Origins IV

International backers should see theirs within 3 weeks and U.S. backers should see theirs within a week.

If you do not receive your perk within those respective time frames, please contact us through the Indiegogo dashboard so we can check your tracking number to see if you package was lost and replace it if it was.

We really appreciate seeing when backers get their perks, so feel free to post a picture of your perks to your social media when they arrive, whether on Facebook, Minds, MeWe, Twitter, Flote, Steemit, YouTube, or otherwise, and TAG/@ US, so we can celebrate with you!  ( :

Now that the campaign is fully wrapped, you may be wondering when the Origins V campaign will launch.

The good news is that it will launch sooner this year, as we’re planning for a campaign launch this May, 2021! So please be sure to check back on the Voluntaryist website at http://volcomic.com to find out when the campaign has officially opened for support!

In the meantime, if you have not already, please be sure to check out Pho’s latest patches over at http://treesofliberty.org and our in-person event coming up soon this April 3rd, with details and tickets over at http://phoevents.com

We’re looking forward to seeing you and staying in touch as we host more in-person events throughout the year – so come on out and say “Hi!”

Thank you again for helping bring the principles of liberty to the comic book world.

Let’s do it again in 2021 with Voluntaryist Origins V soon!

In liberty,

-Jack & Pho

WEBSITE: http://volcomic.com

MINDS: https://www.minds.com/voluntaryism/

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/volcomics

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/jackvlloyd

FLOTE: https://flote.app/user/volcomic

YOUTUBE: http://youtube.com/thevoluntaryists

MEWE: https://mewe.com/p/voluntaryist-thecomicseries


Sneak Peek 4 + Special Announcements

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!Production on the comic is moving along smoothly and within schedule.

I am finishing up the last page’s pencils, then I have a batch of pages going in for inks and colors, to be followed by my lettering. I believe the comic should be wrapped within 2 months max, and then it will go to print.

I have all the additional special perks already produced and readied for shipment.

With that in mind – a quick reminder to advertisers again – please make sure you have your finished advertisement pages to me by the end of February.

On that note – here is a another sneak peek of the comic:

I can wiggle a little more time if absolutely needed past that, but I would like to get the comic wrapped and out by the end of Spring at the latest so that we can move on to planning for the next issue. On that note – here is a another sneak peek of the comic:

ALSO! Pho and I have released a new product line, starting with some COOL AR and AK patches and a No Step On Snek Chibi keychain.

The campaign ends this weekend, so if you’d like to get some extra AWESOME merch, hop on in here: https://igg.me/at/phomarket

Thank you so much again for your generous support!

Looking forward to updating you soon on the next Voluntaryist comic development.

In liberty,

-J ( :


Sneak Peek 1 and First Shipment Update

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

Hope you are doing well as we approach the new year!

I just shipped out the stickers-only perks today, so those who only got a sticker perk should see their perk within the next week (maybe a little more with Christmas traffic).

I also have a sneak peek for you of the comic WIP. Check it out below:

Looking forward to updating you with another sneak peek in the near future as the comic progresses!

Thank you again for your generous support,

-J ( :


Voluntaryist Origins III Shipped! New Pages on SubscribeStar!

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

Your perks for the Origins III campaign have been officially shipped out! WOOHOO!

Voluntaryist Origins 3 Cover Final Post

shipped perks happy

(Me riding off with shipping records longer than a CVS receipt!)

Most of you state-side should see them in your mailbox within 1-2 weeks tops. International backers should see their perk packs within 3-4 weeks.

If you do not see your perk package within a month, please don’t hesitate to contact me for tracking.

When you get your packages, I would love it if you shared a celebratory post with your Voluntaryist goodies! Feel free to tag me at http://facebook.com/volcomics as I’d love to share it and celebrate with you!

If you didn’t get a physical copy of the comic, but would like to get one, you now can!

Print-on-demand copies of Origins III (and the other issues) are available at IndyPlanet.

You can order Origins III here: http://www.indyplanet.com/voluntaryist-origins-iii in print and digital.

You can also get the Origins series on Amazon Kindle here:

Origins I Kindle: https://amzn.to/3abt4Oz

Origins II Kindle: https://amzn.to/30j6HC6

Origins III Kindle: https://amzn.to/3abt4Oz

Once you’ve finished going through your perk goodies and reading this latest issue, please be sure to join for the continuing adventure over at SubscribeStar!

New pages are already in development and the works-in-progress have been posted.

You’re not going to want to miss out and your support helps me be able to bring new pages to fruition on a rolling basis.

Sign up and continue to bring the message of liberty to the comic world here:

https://www.subscribestar.com/voluntaryist

I will be taking a break from Indiegogo for a little while to drum up support for Voluntaryist through SubscribeStar. Eventually though, I will return to Indiegogo when we’re ready to put together print copies of the rest of the Origins story.

Thank you so much, everyone, for believing in me and the Voluntaryist message. Your commitment has helped bring the Voluntaryist comic to a new level of accessibility and quality that will continue from here on out.

You’re the real heroes of this adventure!

Looking forward to accomplishing more great things with you in 2020.

In liberty,

-J ( :

P.S. I forgot to put a link to Actual Anarchy in my “Thank You!” on the advertisers update, so I want to give them an extra note of thanks for their continued support.

Actual Anarchy AD

Please give them a “Like” and “Share” with their Podcast and Website links here:

Actual Anarchy Podcast: https://www.actualanarchy.com/

Actual Anarchy Film Analysis Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ActualAnarchy/

Actual Anarchy Podcast Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/140788079791347/
It’s great to see so many people engaging culture topics from a liberty-oriented angle. Thank you, Actual Anarchy, for helping to spread the message of Voluntaryism for a peaceful, more prosperous future!


Voluntaryist Origins III – Sneak Peek 7 + Progress Notes

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I wanted to update you that the Origins III pencils, inks, and letters are complete and they look AMAZING!

I really think this is going to be the best Voluntaryist comic issue yet!

With that good news, I also want to keep you apprised of the fact that we are running SLIGHTLY behind schedule on finishing colors.

Jesse Hansen of Cornerstone Creative Studios takes ownership of this delay and is appreciative of our generous time extension so he can wrap up colors per our agreement.

You can see his public post on that delay here:

Update on Delay

Facebook Link To That Post

SO, with that in mind, I don’t think this will lead to a delay in the delivery window. Things should still wrap up close to on-time if not still as expected.

And to thank you for your trust and support, here is another teaser of the comic:

sneak peek 7 voluntaryist origins III

Looking forward to getting you the digital copy of the comic this month! (And then on to print for 2020!)

In liberty,

-J ( :


Voluntaryist – The Comic Series now on Subscribestar

Voluntaryist is now continuing over at Subscribestar: https://www.subscribestar.com/voluntaryist

Please head on over to join the page to get behind-the-scenes sneak peeks and follow along with new pages as they come on out.

#voluntaryist #voluntaryism #ancap #libertarian #indycomic


Voluntaryist Origins III – Sneak Peek 6

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I have another sneak peek for you as production comes closer to finish on Origins III:

sneak peek 6 voluntaryist origins IIILooking forward to finishing up colors and letters soon!

In liberty,

-J ( :


Voluntaryist Origins III – Sneak Peek 4

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I have another sneak peek for you as production continues on Origins III:

sneak peek 4 voluntaryist origins III

I hope you are well and that you have a great start to your October!

Looking forward in liberty!

-J ( :


Funds have been disbursed and production has begun! WOOHOO!

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I am ecstatic to announce that Indiegogo FINALLY processed my campaign and sent out the funds. It was a joy to wake up to and see that we could actually get on to making the comic now.

indiegogo disbursement sent

This morning I sent out the script, character details, and specs to our new comic production team, Cornerstone Creative Studios. Jesse Hansen, the art team lead, has been wonderfully helpful in ensuring that this will be a smooth production process. He’s excited to be working on this title and to bring the quality to the next level.

I will update you every few weeks with teasers/sneak peeks as the pencils, inks, colors, and letters come through.

Thank you again for your patience in waiting on this unusual delay with Indiegogo’s review process.

Let’s make this Voluntaryist issue the best one yet!

In liberty,

-J ( :

 

 


The Voluntaryist Origins III Campaign Wraps Up A SUCCESS!

Hello, Voluntaryist Fans!

I am excited to announce that the Voluntaryist Origins III Indiegogo Campaign has ended on unprecedented heights!

campaign close success Voluntaryist origins III

Thanks to you, we had 124 backers raising a total of $6,324!

This means that Voluntarist Origins III has officially beaten all past records in support!

To thank you for this, I am going to give all physical comic backers the third stretch goal in addition to the two we unlocked! So now you have not onenot twobut THREE BONUS ITEMS!

stretch goals all unlocked voluntaryist origins III

It’s my small way of saying, “Thank you!” for being so generous with your time, link shares, and contributions.

In addition to that extra perk, I can also announce that we will be able to produce a FULL-LENGTH ISSUE with a solid 24 standard pages! You can pat yourselves on the back for going above-and-beyond to help make this comic the best yet!

With the campaign officially closed, I will now be taking the next steps to get production underway.

Once the funds release to me, I will be immediately working with our new creative team at Cornerstone Creative Studios, handing over the script and character descriptors so that they can get to work on the initial pencils and inks.

I will also begin working on non-comic perk orders. Those who ordered a perk that does not involve a print comic will get your goodies a little sooner than the projected delivery date.

Those who ordered the physical comic will receive their perks together with the other extras that come with the order.

My expected delivery date is March 2020. I hope to get it to you sooner, but I want to make sure that I leave enough time in case of any unexpected delays from third parties in the production process.

I will be updating you when I send out the non-comic perks and will be sharing teasers here on Indiegogo, Facebook, Minds, and the main Website as production comes along.

As always, if you have any thoughts or questions, you can reach me at mr.voluntary[at]gmail[dot]com.

I will be reaching out a few weeks before shipment through the campaign dashboard to make sure that everyone has provided their most up-to-date address. I want to ensure everyone gets what they ordered.

I’m humbled by how much care and engagement you’ve given Origins III and I cannot wait to bring a smile to your face with a perk package you’ll be proud to show off!

Thank you for believing in me and this comic.

I’m looking forward to another successful production process as we continue to design the canon origins story for Voluntaryist!

In liberty,

-J ( :

Campaign: https://igg.me/at/origins3

Facebook: www.facebook.com/volcomics

YouTube: https://youtube.com/thevoluntaryists

Minds: www.minds.com/voluntaryism

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THE ORIGINS II COMICS HAVE SHIPPED!

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

Today is the wonderful day I get to tell you that your comics have gone out for shipment! Virtually all perks have now been mailed, so please keep your eyes out for them in the coming weeks. Most of you will likely see your comic come to you within the next week or two. International orders, within the next 3-4 weeks max.

I am grateful to you, the Voluntaryist fans, for being a part of this MONUMENTAL achievement in producing the first full-length Voluntaryist comic issue with 24 pages. It’s humbling that, after 6 years of hard work in prototyping, we now have a canon Voluntaryist line that is being continued chronologically here on out.

I appreciate every person here who supported with perks and shares of the campaign, and I look forward to bringing you a whole new level of quality and experience with this next upcoming comic campaign in Indiegogo.

In preparation for improving the process so the expectations are reasonable, I have adjusted the time framing for the next campaign delivery to ensure that we have enough time to deal with unforeseen delays from third parties. I also am working with a new art group which is going to bring a new level of artistic quality to the comic, and I think you’ll be impressed when you see the new cover in full with the Origins III campaign.

Please do come visit on March 30th and April 1st for the launch. You’ll be able to see the campaign link on the main Webiste at http://www.volcomic.com and at the Voluntaryist Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/volcomics

If you want, please feel free to share unboxing pictures on social media with the hashtags #voluntaryist and #volcomic as I’d love to see you get your awesome comics and bonus goodies.

Thank you again for bringing true liberty to the comic world!

With gratitude,

-J ( :

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Voluntaryist Origins II – Update on Progress + Sneak Peek 7

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

Thank you so much again for your patience in the adjusted delivery timeline for Voluntaryist Origins II! I appreciate your kindness and consideration as we have been working through the final stages of production.

I wanted to give you the latest update from our publishing group, Short Fuse Media, on the status of the comic. I have been told that the letters will be completed this week and that the art director will make any adjustments to the final letters as he goes through the other edits that were needed.

If things go as planned, the digital comic should be out to you by January 2019, and I will be promptly printing and shipping perks thereafter.

To celebrate this update, I am also including two sneak peeks – a colored panel and a colored card element.

I hope you and yours have a lovely holiday and a happy new year!

Let’s make 2019 the year of growth for liberty culture together!

Yours truly,

-J ( :

voluntaryist origins II sneak peek 7

voluntaryist Card Sneak peek


Voluntaryist Origins II – Sneak Peek 4

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

Thank you again for your patience as I know we are behind our original estimated delivery date. Rest assured, I am just as excited as you are to finish the comic and get it into your (and my) hands! The colors and letters are still being worked on and I am ensuring that utmost quality control is being exercised based on the great feedback I received on Origins I. I do not want to give you anything that you would not feel good showing off on a display case or to your friends! As always, I seek to continue pushing forward the quality on the comic production, and hope to continue that tradition with Origins II.

On that note, I have another sneak peek for you, this time, a sneak peek of artwork for the card game prototype! This comic campaign has many goodies coming along with it, so there will be quite a few things to unpack when you receive your perks!

Voluntaryist Origins II Sneak Peek 4

Looking forward to sharing the next update with you revealing a color sneak peek.

In liberty,

-J ( :


Update On Production and Action Figure Sneak Peek

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I just wanted to take a moment to update you on the production process. I just got word that inked pages have started to get colors and lettering worked on, so the artwork is underway toward completion.

I also have a special teaser announcement: an action figure line is being developed for mass scale, so there will be an opportunity to get a posable Voluntaryist figure with unmatched quality – coming soon!

Voluntaryist Action Figure Presentation

You can look at the AMAZING work our producer, Short Fuse Media Group, has put into the figure design in this mock-up preview below:

Also, if looking for something unique to create for Halloween, check out the character page on Volcomic.com for some Voluntaryist hero cosplay inspiration: https://volcomic.com/supporting-character-list/

You can also get Voluntaryist-inspired gear to wear this Halloween at our RageOn! and Zazzle storefronts:

RageOn!: https://www.rageon.com/a/users/Voluntaryist

Zazzle: https://www.zazzle.com/sirevoluntary

Thank you again for your continued support in bringing this comic project to life!

In liberty,

-J ( :


Voluntaryist Origins II – Sneak Peek 3

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

I am excited to share with you sneak peek No. 3 for Voluntaryist Origins II!

Everything is looking good so far with quality control on the comic production.

However, we do have a comic production push-back due to our primary artist getting sick for several weeks, so our estimated delivery date is going to likely be after October as we are still working on page completion.

There is nothing to worry about though! Our publishing group, Short Fuse Media Group, LLC, has a strong reputation they stand by: “WE ALWAYS DELIVER!” We are confident in their ability to deliver the final art as they have in the past and, as always, we will be sure that all perks are delivered directly to you.

I am also preparing the final touches on the costume for Voluncap so that The Pholosopher can do her cosplay shoot. She’s especially excited as it also going to be her Halloween costume this year.

Please stay tuned here and at http://www.volcomic.com as I will continue to post teasers and updates as the colors and letters come through so you can see the production progress.

Looking forward to getting this issue into your hands as soon as possible!

In liberty,

-J ( :

Sneak Peek No. 3:

Voluntaryist Origins II Sneak Peek 3

Voluncap Cosplay Sneak Peek small


Voluntaryist Origins II – Indiegogo Campaign Now Live!

Voluntaryist Origins II Comic Cover

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

The Voluntaryist Origins II comic campaign is now live on Indiegogo. Click this link to check out the campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/voluntaryist-origins-ii-comic/x/952007#/

Voluntaryist Origins II Comic Cover

TRAILER

This next issue continues the story of how Jack Lloyd comes to be Voluntaryist as  government agents confront Jack, questioning him about his newfound powers.

If you would, please share the campaign link to your social media platforms on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, and Steemit to help spread the word as we bring the message of liberty to the comic world.

Thank you again for your support in helping to make the Voluntaryist comic series a success! We could not have come this far without you and your dedicated fandom!
In liberty,
-J

Voluntaryist Origins Print Copy Now Available

Get your own print copy of Voluntaryist Origins direct from Indyplanet.

Click this link to navigate to the purchasing page: http://www.indyplanet.us/product/156514/

Past issues and other merch here:

COMICS:
Assange: http://bit.ly/2BAXp7N
Snowden: http://bit.ly/2AjqzKm
Statist Zombies: http://bit.ly/2kb4TKi
No. 1 Special Edition: http://bit.ly/2zERBJ4

SHIRTS:
AnCap black/gold tee: http://bit.ly/2ktAd6T
AnCap Gun tee: http://bit.ly/2zqZpyp
Taxation is Theft tee: http://bit.ly/2wogarP
Anarkitty tee: http://bit.ly/2y6SlVT
Anarchyball tee: http://bit.ly/2yN6qIK
Taxation is theft tank: http://bit.ly/2zzlQVK
Bitcoin tee: http://bit.ly/2xZS9sO
Voluntaryist Comic tee: http://bit.ly/2i34usE

Accessories:
Rageon! Store: http://bit.ly/2A4gdhJ
Zazzle: http://bit.ly/2A2YUx7

Vol Origins Cover Print Copy


Voluntaryist Origins Print Comics Arrived!

Voluntaryist Origins Print Copy

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

I am excited to announce that the printed copies of the comics have arrived. I’m looking forward to packing and shipping them to you!

Coming soon!

Voluntaryist Origins Print Copy

-J ( :


Reminder to Update Address if Needed for Voluntaryist Origins

Voluntaryist Origins sneak peek 5

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

The Voluntaryist Origins comic production is going strong. I am on the last leg of combining colors with letters.

The delivery of non-digital goods will be slightly behind original schedule, but I will keep you up-to-date when I ship out the comics. They should hopefully be out to you by October with digital near the end of this month.

In the meantime, please be sure to update your mailing address if it has changed. You can do that through the Indiegogo.com website or by e-mailing me at mr.voluntary[at]gmail.com

I want to make sure each person gets their perks, so please let me know if your address has changed or will change come October.

Looking forward,

-J ( :

P.S. Here’s one last sneak peek before release. Enjoy!

Voluntaryist Origins sneak peek 5


Voluntaryist Origins Sneak Peek 4

Voluntaryist Origins sneak peek 4

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

Enjoy this sneak peek No. 4 from our latest title in production: Voluntaryist Origins!

Voluntaryist Origins sneak peek 4


Voluntaryist Origins Sneak Peek 3

Voluntaryist Origins Comic Sneak peek 3

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

Enjoy this sneak peek No. 3 from our latest title in production: Voluntaryist Origins!

Voluntaryist Origins Comic Sneak peek 3


Voluntaryist: Origins Sneak Peek 1

Voluntaryist Origins sneak peek 1

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

Thank you for your patience as we have been working through the storyboard and artwork. I am happy to announce the first sneak peek for the Origins comic. Enjoy!

Voluntaryist Origins sneak peek 1