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Last night, the Alt★Hero fundraising campaign concluded, exceeding its original goal of $25,000 and raising a total of $244,565. Originally planned as a three-volume comic series, thanks to the generous support of 2,190 backers, Alt★Hero has added a RPG, three novels, and nine more volumes, to include the second Alt★Hero series, Avalon, penned by Chuck Dixon. “This is […]

Such incredible support from the 1,700+ Alt★Hero backers. Some of you mentioned the traditional U-shape of a kickstarted campaign, but given the two mid-campaign bumps, we thought it was possible that we’d already pulled too much demand forward through our various announcements to see it play out in monetary terms. Alt★Hero is now one of […]

The image above is fan art contributed by a freelance pro who is supporting the project. If you’d like to see more of the real story, we’ve added another draft page at the Alt★Hero campaign, which has reached its penultimate day. And for those who may happen to be under the mistaken impression that we are laying […]

Although Rebel, Captain Europa, and Dynamique have been the stars of the Freestartr campaign, we have a number of other superheroes who have not yet been introduced. One of the most enigmatic is Shade of the Global Justice Initiative, whose identity is unknown to everyone, including Captain Europa, as are the full extent of his […]

Today’s Alt★Hero announcement comes from writer and Castalia House editor Vox Day: “Thanks to the enthusiasm of the Alt★Hero backers, we’ve just passed Stretch Goal #9 at 540 percent of the original objective, thereby committing us to providing a site dedicated to the series. This is a very positive sign as we enter the final stretch. There […]

  Two new Alt★Hero Rewards that may prove to be of some interest to backers, especially to RPGers. But how would Hammer, who is American, ever happen to find himself in combat with Captain Europa of the EU’s Global Justice Initiative? Well, you’re going to have to read the comics to find out. $25.00 Add-On: Site […]

This is genuinely exciting. It means that Chuck Dixon, the author of the Alt★Hero series Avalon, will be constructing a detailed city map of Avalon in cooperation with a highly skilled cartographer, bringing the fictional city to life in more ways than one. Later today, we will add a reward with various poster options, one of which is […]

A number of people have asked for a way to buy Alt★Hero Novel #2, so we have created two new ways to do so as part of the Alt★Hero campaign. We have also found two of the three cosplay models for the promised photo shoot. $5.00 Novel Ebook #2 This is to receive a copy of […]

Castalia House editor and Alt★Hero writer Vox Day recently revealed a new peak into the world of Alt★Hero, including news of a second title: “First, we’re going to make a few changes to how we’re structuring the Alt★Hero stories. Mr. Dixon and I have had the chance to work out how we are dividing the storytelling responsibilities, […]

We have released a new image of Rebel washing her Mustang to celebrate hitting a landmark milestone; less than one percent of all kickstarted campaigns ever reach this level. Tomorrow, we’ll be adding some new rewards and stretch goals, as well as modifying an existing one for the better. In the meantime, we’ll be working on finding […]

Thanks to the fourth Hero backer, the Alt★Hero campaign is now rapidly approaching the landmark $100k level that less than one percent of all kickstarted campaigns ever reach. In the meantime, someone had better tell Jon Del Arroz to get cracking. He’s now got TWO novels to co-write. And as for the masked man, this is Diego Red […]

So, we’ve gone ahead and made a few changes to the Stretch Goals and the Rewards. First and foremost, we are pleased to announce that Chuck Dixon–best known for his record run on Batman at DC Comics (where he co-created the villain BANE) and seminal work on Marvel’s The Punisher–will be writing Alt★Hero Vols VII through IX. Just to confirm, Digital Edition […]