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Rippaverse Fan Art Submission Isom with Voluntaryist

In celebration of Eric July’s success, I have made this fan art of Isom from the Rippaverse with Voluntaryist of AnCap Comix. It’s incredible to see how far Eric has come with his work and how much he is paving the way for an exit from the SJW statist paradigm for both comic fans and comic creators.

Isom greets Voluntaryist

I am looking forward to seeing more fan art submissions for the Rippaverse campaign 400K stretch goal.

Be sure to support the Rippaverse Isom No. 1 campaign before close at https://rippaverse.com There are tons of great ways to get involved with the campaign, from comics, to posters, to hats and shirts.

Let’s keep the rally going!

In liberty,

-J ( :

Join the Rippaverse at: https://rippaverse.com


Rippaverse by Eric July launches Monday, June 11th!

Eric July’s new comic book universe titled, “Rippaverse,” will be launching on Monday, June 11th at https://rippaverse.com/. I am personally excited to check out and support his launch because I believe this series is going to inspire people to exit the mainstream comic paradigm in leaps and bounds beyond what has already been accomplished via Ethan van Sciver and ComicsGate. Eric is truly paving the way for what I think will be the house of cards coming down for Marvel/D.C., and I expect many to benefit from his bold approach both as consumers and as indie comic creators.

I urge the Voluntaryist fanbase here to share his site and to pick up something from his launch so that, through his success, we can all see the much-needed change materialize in stark contrast from the hackneyed repackaging done with beloved characters like Superman and Spiderman.

Plus, the fact that Eric has a solid team on this issue with former D.C. artists Cliff Richards and Gabe Eltaeb is sure to make this series come alive with sharp visuals and stunning colors.

I will be covering the launch on a ZeroState livestream tomorrow night and will also be reviewing whatever perks I can snag with The Pholosopher once those get shipped to us.

Thank you so much, everyone, for joining me in supporting Eric July as we watch a new era in comics unfold before our eyes.

In liberty,

-J ( :

Rippaverse link: https://rippaverse.com/


Voluntaryist Origins VI is a success! Next steps.

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

We did it!

The 10th Anniversary Voluntaryist campaign is a complete success with both hitting goal and unlocking 3 stretch goals!

This means that all physical perk backers will be getting a bonus sticker for hitting goal and those at the print comic tier and above will also be getting the bonus character sheet, bonus game card, and Voluntaryist team art print on top.

To thank you for going above and beyond for this issue, I am going to go ahead and unlock the 4th stretch goal bonus and add that to your perk packages as my way of saying, Thank you!” for giving me this opportunity to take the Origins story and put it into a start-to-finish remastered read. So that will add on another Voluntaryist art print and a die cut sticker to your perk packages at the print comic tier and higher.

I could not have made it this far if it was not for your generous support and trust in building out the Voluntaryist universe.

That said, there are some important details for you to be aware of so that everything goes smoothly as I work toward creating the comics and fulfilling the perks.

I will be working incrementally on the comic sequentials, starting with issue VI. I have already completed over a dozen pencil pages for issue VI, but we still need to finish the rest of the issue and then lay the inks, colors, and letters.

As I am working incrementally, issue VI will be finished first before the Origins I and II remasters.

I plan on shipping out the issue VI perks as soon as that issue and the associated perks are ready.

This means that those who got the trade paperback or the I-VI single issue set will get their perks later when the remasters and new covers are complete.

I estimate that the issue VI perks could be finished by the end of 2022 to early 2023.

The trade paperback will likely take until closer to the estimated delivery date in late 2023 because it involves both remastering issues 1 and 2 and adding more pages to give extra lettering space.

I will be making updates at least once per month through the Indiegogo page and in parallel on the http://volcomic.com Website.

So, if you are ever wondering what’s going on with the development, please be sure to check with either site so you can get the latest progression update.

I will also give everyone a heads-up update message whenever I plan to do shipment.

Please be sure to update your address if you have moved or plan to move by the time shipping is to take place.

You can log into the Indiegogo dashboard for this campaign and update your address there for us. You can also e-mail me at mr.voluntary(at)gmail(dot)com if you have any trouble logging in with the email you used for your perk purchase.

You can read the Indiegogo FAQ for more helpful information:

https://support.indiegogo.com/hc/en-us/articles/115002383767-Backer-FAQ

If you are an advertiser, please get in touch with me at least a week before the end of August, 2022, so that we can go over your ad to make sure it’s fit for print. I sent all advertisers an e-mail detailing the format with the comic book template attached for respective single and double-page ads. If you did not get this, check your spam box. If it’s not there, please message me at mr.voluntary(at)gmail(dot)com so that I can make sure you have the needed sizing specs and template for your ad.

For those who chose the “donation” option on Indiegogo (which really should be labelled “gift” because we’re not a charitable organization), you will not be getting a perk. You can tell that this was selected if you did not get a prompt for putting in your shipping information when you checked out (minus the digital early release which has no shipping). If you did this in error, but would like to get a perk, please let me know what tier you supported with by emailing me at mr.voluntary(at)gmail(dot)com and I will invoice you for the shipping to get your shipment address.

This is going to be a wild ride getting this project done, but I have never been more thankful and excited because this finished compendium is going to make Voluntaryist a serious competitor in the alt comics world with having the Origins story in a completed format I can readily showcase for convention tabling.

Cheers to us in helping be the change we want to see, especially with the direction mainstream comics have taken these past few years.

You are AWESOME!

In liberty,

-J ( :

Campaign link: https://igg.me/at/origins6

Website: https://volcomic.com/

E-mail: mr.voluntary(at)gmail(dot)com


Voluntaryist VI Second Stretch Goal NOW UNLOCKED!

Hello, Voluntarist fans!

I am happy to announce that the second stretch goal is officially UNLOCKED!

WOOOOOO!

Everyone at the print comic book tier and higher will now be receiving a new game card prototype in addition to the bonus character sheet from passing stretch goal No. 1 along with the bonus sticker for reaching goal.

So again, if you are currently supporting at a tier lower than the print comic, you’re definitely going to want to upgrade now to reap the bonus perks as you’ll be getting not one, not two, BUT THREE bonus items!

And, on top of that, we’re going to be making variant covers for Origins IV and V for a mainstream appeal.

As we still have about a week to go, there’s plenty of time to unlock stretch goal number 3 to add another bonus item to your perk packages.

Getting there is as simple as everyone sharing the comic campaign here:

https://igg.me/at/origins6


to their social media and letting others know what we’re doing. The more awareness, the more of a chance we have to gain support and reach a record-breaking accomplishment that will set the Voluntaryist series up as a serious competitor in the alternative comic book space.

We’re also doing our part to get the word out and have been promoting Voluntaryist on a number of shows and will be doing even more this upcoming week.

If you want to listen to some of our recent interviews, you can here:

On Hank Strange: https://utreon.com/v/-8D-ghp-Ru6

On Critical Blast: https://youtu.be/uhO_KDnqCD0

On Immortal Rising Comics: https://youtu.be/ar8w1Iq4-NA

On Freshly Based: https://youtu.be/eU2EcR2MOLU

Thank you again, everyone, for your generous support.

This 10th anniversary is groundbreaking for the series, and I genuinely believe this trade paperback compendium is going to put Voluntaryist on the map, especially in the ComicsGate community.

On that note, we will soon be announcing an official time for our campaign end livestream next week, but it will likely be Thursday, June 30th, around 9 p.m. Eastern on The Pholosopher YouTube channel.

So be sure to join in with us then as we celebrate with you and close in on that 3rd stretch goal!

Looking forward in liberty,

-J ( :

Campaign link:

https://igg.me/at/origins6


Voluntaryist Origins V Perks Have All Shipped

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

All Origins V comic perks have been SHIPPED!

Woohoo!

If you’re a U.S. backer, you should see your perk within 1-2 weeks.
International backers should see theirs within 2-4 weeks.

If you do not receive anything by Jan. 2, 2022, please contact me through the Indiegogo dashboard or via email at mr.voluntary(at)gmail(dot)com so I can check on your perk and replace it if it ended up getting lost in the mail.

If you want to pick up any past print issues, you can over on Indyplanet here:

https://www.indyplanet.com/?s=voluntaryist

Origins V will be available for print copy purchase on Indyplanet soon, but the rest of the past issues are up and ready for selection.
And, if you’re looking for something special to give that liberty-loving family member or friend this Christmas, check out the Voluntaryist Store over at:

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

There’s all kinds of liberty goodies- from shirts, to stickers, to hats, and buttons- all with a liberty theme!

And, MOST IMPORTANTLY, please remember to check out, share, and support the next Voluntaryist campaign for Origins VI when it launches, tentatively, summer, 2022.

We will not only be completing the Origins arc with issue VI, but also hope to remake Origins I and II to bring the series into conformity with the later artist’s designs, and, put ALL the Voluntaryist Origins comics into a single trade paperback compendium.

It will be an essential collectible for any Voluntaryist fan.
Thank you so much for believing in me and the Voluntaryist comic book series. I could not have accomplished this feat without your generous support over the years.

Let’s make 2022 the best year for liberty yet!

With eternal gratitude,

-J ( :

http://volcomic.com


Sneak Peek 3 – Voluntaryist Origins V

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

Everything is moving along swimmingly with the Voluntaryist Origins V production process.

I have another SNEAK PEEK to share with you from our inking stage:

The details are filling in quite nicely.

If you want to order past issues, you can do so over at Indyplanet here:

https://indyplanet.com/?s=Voluntaryist

Pho and I recently attended YAL Revolution and we got a little spoiled by having a private meet with the legendary Ron Paul:

He’s still the same guy trying to get people to realize that government is not the solution to their problems.

Looking forward to updating you on the next development for Voluntaryist Origins V!

In liberty,

-J ( :