[Originally Published – 3/6/17]
International Women’s Day is Wednesday, March 8th, and to celebrate the day, as well as Women’s History Month, publisher EMET Comics is getting ready to launch a Kickstarter campaign for a second anthology AND are giving you a chance to win a copy!
The FRESH ROMANCE Vol. 2 Kickstarter will officially kick off Wednesday, March 8th in an effort to complete and print FRESH ROMANCE VOLUME 2! This diverse and charming romance anthology looks terrific and brings some incredible talent all within this one anthology.
Synopsis: This retelling of Buster Keaton’s 1925 silent film Seven Chances in which Sarah, a young entrepreneur on the verge of bankruptcy, discovers she is heir to a distant relative’s fortune. The catch? She has to get married by 7:00 PM to collect the inheritance!
Sally Jane Thompson
Synopsis: This feature is a country girl meets city boy romance story that poses the question – do different lifestyles and temperaments cause too much pain for a relationship to last?
Synopsis: True love was always right in front of Eugene and Gigi, but time and circumstance always seemed to get in the way. This collaborative effort by Castellucci, Searle, and Koh is their love story, spanning decades in ten pages.
WALK IT OFF is a road-trip romance that follows two tourists who find themselves stranded in Middle America after an unfortunate carjacking. As a lesbian couple from Europe, Penny and Kat will have to navigate the prejudices and challenges of the American Midwest while managing their fragile new relationship.
As EMET Comics counts down to their March 8th launch, they’re raffling off a FREE COPY OF FRESH ROMANCE VOLUME 1 & VERONA ISSUE #1! To enter, post their Kickstarter announcement (insert the link) on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or Instagram and tag the publisher in the post before Wednesday, March 8th. You’ll get one entry for each platform you post to (for a maximum 4 entries/person). Bonus points for including #FreshRomanceVolume2 #FreshRomance and #womenincomics. That’s it! They’ll select a winner on March 8th! If at least 200 people enter, they’ll even throw in some extra goodies! So spread the word, enter the raffle, and back, pledge, and support their Kickstarter!
If you want to enter their raffle here’s some links! Here’s the Facebook post you can share. Just share any Kickstarter announcement post and remember to tag EMET Comics! Use the #FreshRomanceVolume2 #FreshRomance and #womenincomics hashtags for bonus points!
UPDATE:EMET Comics’ FRESH ROMANCE Volume 2 Kickstarter has officially launched! They’re offering some amazing rewards, including a printed edition of FRESH ROMANCE VOLUME 2 and their first Fresh Romance novel, VERONA!!!
The publisher is thrilled to be spotlighting a group of talented female creators, including CECIL CASTELLUCCI, SARAH WINIFRED SEARLE, IRENE KOH, SUZANA HARCUM & OWEN WHITE, SALLY JANE THOMPSON, JULIA HUTCHINSON, EMILY DELL, RENAE DE LIZ, and MOLLIE HELMS!