I loved Gail Simone's run on Birds of Prey and Secret Six, and Jim Calafiore is a fantastic artist. This story sounds incredibly cool and I'm looking forward to it. I'm sure it'll get funded. It's already halfway there.
Kickstarter is really doing well as a direct-connect between creative people and their audiences. I was skeptical when I first saw it, but man there have been a lot of successes. It's another Amazon business, but it's going gangbusters. The Shadowrun Project I'm part of (here) netted $1.8 million. This things work.
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