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A Short Comic About Gun Violence
An unexpected treat today.
The brilliant David LaFuente and I did a four-page comic about gun violence for charity years ago.
Our story was long ago completed — and it was to go in an anthology with a bunch of other comic creators. But now, after years of waiting, it looks like they have pulled the plug on the project due to a variety of issues.
If you were a backer (it was the Shots Fired Kickstarter), the campaign is offering full refunds (or the option to let your original donation go ahead through to the charity) and some of the pieces will likely be published via the Kickstarter page — but David and I, after so many years twisting on this little project, thought we’d rather take back some control. So he very generously agreed to have me post it here for all of you to enjoy.
It’s FREE to everyone, so please feel free to spread it around on social or wherever - anything that can raise a bit of awareness about gun violence — just making people think or feel something can sometimes help. And if you have any interest in donating to the cause I’ll put a donation link below the pages. NOTE: Trigger Warning for gun violence trauma.
5-4-3-2-1 is written by Kelly Thompson. Art, colors, and lettering all by David LaFuente.
And here’s the donation link: CJRC (Community Justice Reform Coalition) Donations can be made here.
Be good to each other, and to yourself. <3