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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

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(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 – Digital Comic E-mailed Out!

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I am ecstatic to announce that the digital version of Voluntaryist Origins III is finally complete! Woohoo!

First page sneak peek preview:

First Page Sneak

Please be sure to check the e-mail you used for this campaign for a message from me with the digital download link inside. I think you’re really going to be impressed!

With the digital of Origins III complete, I ordered the print copy of the comics which are being shipped to me to combine with all the other perk goodies and bonus items you’re getting. I’m thrilled to be able to put your perk packages together and am looking forward to shipping each one of your perks out.

The comics should be shipping to you by March 2020. I will be making an announcement a few weeks before shipping, reminding everyone to update their mailing address if anything has changed since you placed your perk order. If you know that you’ll have a new address, please feel free to go ahead and update it right away if you know what it will be.

ALSO! I want to make ANOTHER exciting announcement:

Voluntaryist – The Comic Series will now be on SubscribeStar!

SubscribeStar is a platform like Patreon that allows for ongoing support of creators with special behind-the-scenes access and perks for support.

What this means is that, for future comic production, I will be continuing the Voluntaryist story on a rolling basis with new pages coming out each month instead of just doing a campaign once per year.

I will still be using Indiegogo to do special comic fulfillment fundraisers/events, but the ongoing support will come through SubscribeStar and you will be able to see the comic production as pencils, inks, letters, and colors come through.

What I hope to see is that, with your support, the Voluntaryist comic adventure can be something you get to look forward to each month and, eventually, each week.

Please check out the SubscribeStar page here: https://www.subscribestar.com/voluntaryist

and consider joining for the ongoing adventure!

I’m looking forward to updating you next when the print comics arrive!

Thank you again everyone for your continued support and fandom for Voluntaryist!

In liberty,

-J ( :


Voluntaryist Origins III – Sneak Peek 8 + Progress Notes

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I wanted to update you on the progress of the comic directly from the production team:

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FACEBOOK LINK

They have been working hard to finish up the last few pages.

With that good news, I want to share with you another teaser with colors:

sneak peek 8 voluntaryist origins III

As you can see, the design is really taking Voluntaryist to that next level!

Looking forward to updating you next when the digital comic version is complete and sent out!

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 ( :


Voluntaryist Origins III – Sneak Peek 3

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I hope you are doing well and that you’re having a well-rested labor day!

Everything is going well with production so far and I have been enjoying the pencils/inks process.

This next sneak peek is from one of the stretch goal bonus items.

Can you guess who it is?

sneak peek 3 voluntaryist origins III

(Hint: Rothbard called him the first libertarian intellectual.)

I hope you enjoy this teaser and I look forward to sharing another one as production continues.

In liberty,

-J ( :


Voluntaryist Origins III – Sneak Peek 2

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I have here for you sneak peek No. 2 of the Voluntaryist Origins III comic production.

sneak peek 2 voluntaryist origins III

Looking forward in liberty!

-J ( :


Voluntaryist Origins III – Sneak Peek 1

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

As production is well underway, I have the first sneak peek to share with you today!

sneak peek 1 voluntaryist origins III

I’m looking forward to sharing further sneak peeks as the comic design develops.

In liberty,

-J ( :

http://www.volcomic.com


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 Mini Update! Sneak Peek Origins III

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

I wanted to give you a quick update on what’s taking place with comic production.

I have received the comic game cards in hand and now am just waiting on the print copies of the comic.

game cards

I was told by Ka-Blam that they are arranging my comic and that it should go out for print soon!

Once that is finished, the comics will then come to me and I will make a last call for updating addresses before shipping them out. If you want to update your address now, please do so by e-mailing me at mr.voluntary(at)gmail(dot)com.

I also have here a little sneak peek of the cover mockup for Origins III:

Cover Mockup Origins III

The Origins III campaign will be launching likely on March 30th after everyone has gotten their perks shipped.

I will update you next when the Origins II comics ship! ( :

Looking forward in liberty,

-J


Voluntaryist Origins II – Digital Comic Sent Out!

digital comic sent out voluntaryist origins II

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

It is with great excitement that I can announce the comic design process has been completed!

So with that, I present to you the Voluntaryist Origins II comic in digital form. The download link should have been sent to your e-mail. If you did not receive it and were supposed to, please contact me right away at mr.voluntary(at)gmail(dot)com. I want to make sure you get it.  ( :

Thank you so much, everyone, for your extraordinary patience and kind support as I know it was frustrating to have to wait longer than expected for our estimated delivery.

Now that the digital process has come to a close, I have ordered the physical copies of the comic and game cards. The turnaround time for that depends on how fast Ka-Blam can get the comics to me, which is usually contingent on convention traffic. Fortunately, this isn’t convention season, so I expect a little faster processing time, though they gave me a “by-or-before March 1st.”

Once I do get the printed comics, I will update everyone and ask that anyone who has changed addresses to let me know of your new address so I can be sure to get your perks to you.

I’m looking forward to personally compiling and signing off on each of your perk packages, and cannot wait for you to show off the cool extras I’m throwing in.

Because this took extra time, I am going to wait to launch my next campaign until I have shipped out these perks. I want everyone to be confident in the work and the successful completion first before asking for your trust again on the next comic issue.

And, you can believe this: I have worked extra hard to ensure that, going forward, there will be even smoother, higher-quality output. You’ll get to see it especially when the next teasers come out for the continuing Origins story campaign.

As always, if you have any questions, thoughts, or concerns, I’m here for you and will make myself available to speak with you concerning anything on the comic process and delivery. You can reach me at mr.voluntary(at)gmail(dot)com.

I hope you enjoy this issue as much as I did in bringing it to life.

Looking forward to more comic culture in liberty,

-J ( :


Voluntaryist Origins II Sneak Peek 9 + Critical Update

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

Thank you so much again for your patience in the adjusted delivery timeline for Voluntaryist Origins II!

I wanted to share with you some good news and some critical news as relates to the comic development.

I have received the letters for my approval and they all look pretty good with some small adjustments to be made.

So I am happy to see that the comic is truly nearing completion overall.

However, I must tell you that I have not been happy with the delay from the publishing group, Short Fuse Media, LLC. They are late on contract, and I have reached a critical point where I have told them that the comic must be delivered to me, in full, by January 26th or I will have another team finish it.

I am sad that it has reached this point, but I am thankful that I have at least received artwork as paid for, so there is no overall problem in completing the comic, just in whether Short Fuse will deliver on-time by my final delivery acceptance offer.

So, with that in mind, I do hope that Short Fuse delivers this month and you are able to receive the digital copy so you can know the comic production is complete and will wrap up with your perks sent to you soon.

I take full responsibility for allowing their lateness to continue this far, and I do appreciate that you have been patient in waiting with me.

To that end, if anyone has ANY questions about the comic production process, I am happy to talk with you face-to-face online and show you what has been done and discuss any details.

Your trust and confidence in me is critical, and I want to do everything I can within reason to maintain it because I VALUE your support.
So please feel free to take the opportunity if you wish to have a one-on-one with me to discuss anything. I am here and I am open for you.

That said, I do have in-hand most all completed inks, colors, and letters – so it is just a matter of finalizing the last edits that, hopefully, will be concluded by Short Fuse in about a week.

Thank you again for your support. I PROMISE that when you receive your perks, you will open them and be happily surprised at the bonuses I have added as an apology for the unforeseen lateness. I hope that it brings you a smile and new confidence in me for the next comic issue as I plan to keep working on Voluntaryist and producing it until I die. It’s a lifetime endeavor.

I’m looking forward to hopefully getting you the digital copy of the comic this month, and then proceeding to get you the physical perks thereafter.

In liberty and with humble appreciation,

-J ( :

voluntaryist origins ii sneak peek 9


Voluntaryist Origins II Mini Update + Sneak Peek 8

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

Thank you so much again for your patience in the adjusted delivery timeline for Voluntaryist Origins II!

I don’t have anything new yet on my end as I am still waiting on final edit delivery from Short Fuse Media (the production team), but I wanted to keep you up-to-date that everything otherwise appears to be moving along.

Here is another sneak peek to hold you over until I receive my next update from Short Fuse:

voluntaryist origins ii sneak peek 8

Also, I wanted to share with you a music video I produced with The Pholosopher called “AnCap Grind.” Voluntaryist character “Voluncap” makes a guest appearance in cosplay, so I think you will enjoy that visual treat. Video here:

ancap grind thumbnail

Thank you so much again for your support! I am excited and eager to get your perks to you and begin the process for the next comic issue!

In liberty,

-J ( :


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 5

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

Thank you again for your patience in the adjusted delivery timeline for Voluntaryist Origins II! I am excited to share with you this next sneak peek with flatting colors!

I have been told by Short Fuse that they are nearing completion with colors and I should be getting them in full later this week.

Looking forward to sharing a detailed colored cell with you next!

In liberty,

-J ( :

voluntaryist origins II sneak peek 5

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 ( :


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

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Voluntaryist Origins II – Sneak Peek 2

Voluntaryist Origins II Sneak Peek 2

Hello Voluntaryist fans!

Enjoy this second sneak peek of Voluntaryist Origins II:

Voluntaryist Origins II Sneak Peek 2

It’s been a blast working on this issue and I cannot wait to share more leading up to the release date!

In liberty,

-J ( :


Voluntaryist Origins II Success! Next Steps On Production!

Hello, Voluntaryist fans!

We did it!

I am ecstatic to announce that Voluntaryist Origins II closed at a record-breaking $5,544 supported by 119 backers, making this issue the highest funded, most received, longest, and most successful Voluntaryist comic to date! Thank you for your generous time and support in not only backing the campaign, but also being a true fan by continually sharing the campaign promo images and links to new faces online!

finished campaign voluntaryist origins II

Now that the campaign is closed, the chain of production is beginning, and I will keep you in the loop with updates and teasers along the way.

Once Indiegogo releases the funds to me within 1-2 weeks, I will be working with our publishing group, Short Fuse Media, to format the layout for production. The comic will then go into a pencils review process over the course of 1-2 months, with inks, colors, and lettering to follow over the next 1-2 months.

Those who ordered physical, non-comic perks will receive those first. If you ordered a physical comic perk, you will receive whatever you ordered as a bundle once the comic production is complete. Check the completion date estimations on the Indiegogo campaign page for your respective order: https://bit.ly/2Iz5YpY

I will be sending out an e-mail message directly to give all backers their BONUS ITEMS, which includes ALL PAST DIGITAL VOLUNTARYIST ISSUES, The Liberty Force digital comic by Johnny Adams, and a digital copy of Heroes Ignited by Short Fuse Media Group. Please be on the lookout for that e-mail from mr.voluntary[at]gmail.com.

Make sure to check and ensure that your e-mail and shipping address are correct. If anything changes over time, you are able to update that information on Indiegogo by signing in to your order. I will send a campaign reminder 1 week before shipment to ensure that anyone who has moved can update their address before I send out physical comic perks.

If for any reason you made a mistake and forgot to select a perk, PLEASE LET ME KNOW! I care about all supporters and want to make sure that no one made a mistake by not selecting a perk. So please double-check and make sure you selected a perk for your respective pledge, and send me a message if you didn’t select your perk by accident so I can update your order.

I’m looking forward to making this the best Voluntaryist issue ever, and I know I can because of you! So thank you for believing in me and the series and helping to bring Voluntaryist – The Comic Series, to life!

In liberty,

-J ( :

 


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 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 ( :