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There are two things you can expect from Sol Comics: 1) great storytelling, and 2) variety. 

The XII
The XII is the flagship series of Sol Comics, a collection of stories about a clandestine group of killers rebuilding a true metropolis in the ruins of old Chicago. When it’s all said and done, The XII will span twelve books (60 issues, over 1200 pages), telling the origins of the secretive group and the great city they've built.

Short Stories
Sol Comics is more than just The XII, there's also a ton of short stories. “Short” is a term used loosely, as the length can run from as little as five pages to a five-issue mini-series. Sol Comics’ short stories delve into multiple genres, themes, and tones – from sci-fi and fantasy, to horror, to ordinary life. 

Sol Comics' History
Sol Comics began in 2011 when I first sat down to write The XII.  There have been plenty of setbacks and a lot of learning, but I love these stories too much to quit. Before creating the website, I had already written 16 issues of The XII, a graphic novel, and several short stories. I worked hard to ensure that I already had several stories colored, lettered, and ready to go so that I could offer a consistent, weekly product to my readers. We

How You Can Help
One way or another, I will make Sol Comics  thrive, but with your help I can do it a lot faster. As a writer, my biggest contribution to the comic making process is scripts. But in order to bring the stories to life, I need artists, and that costs money. There are numerous costs to bringing a comic to life, such as web hosting, printing costs, and travel expenses, but as a writer, the cost of artwork is vital.

I only work with the best artists, and I want to continue to do so. With enough funding, I can focus more and more on comics. I can print more comics, attend more conventions, meet more fans, and spread the word about my comics.

A Bit About Patreon
Sol Comics has come a long way since I first started on The XII, and if it's going to reach the next level, I'll need your support. Every dollar counts. All of your donations are just that, donations. The content on the website is still free, and you can opt out at any time. You can pay as much or as little as your want,  but however much you donate, know that your dollars are paying some tremendous artists to work their magic.

Thanks
I can't tell you how much your support means to me. Sol Comics started as a labor of love, but with your helpit can be so much more. I love writing these stories, and I hope you love reading them. Thank you for reading. Thank you for your support. 
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Downloadable copies of new stories and early access to scripts and concept art.
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All of the above, plus every time I commission a new art print from any of the Sol Comics artists you will be mailed a copy.
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All of the above plus I will personally read and critique some of your work. This is a great option for aspiring writers. Whether you write scripts or prose, I can offer my insight. (Up to 20 pages per month)
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There are two things you can expect from Sol Comics: 1) great storytelling, and 2) variety. 

The XII
The XII is the flagship series of Sol Comics, a collection of stories about a clandestine group of killers rebuilding a true metropolis in the ruins of old Chicago. When it’s all said and done, The XII will span twelve books (60 issues, over 1200 pages), telling the origins of the secretive group and the great city they've built.

Short Stories
Sol Comics is more than just The XII, there's also a ton of short stories. “Short” is a term used loosely, as the length can run from as little as five pages to a five-issue mini-series. Sol Comics’ short stories delve into multiple genres, themes, and tones – from sci-fi and fantasy, to horror, to ordinary life. 

Sol Comics' History
Sol Comics began in 2011 when I first sat down to write The XII.  There have been plenty of setbacks and a lot of learning, but I love these stories too much to quit. Before creating the website, I had already written 16 issues of The XII, a graphic novel, and several short stories. I worked hard to ensure that I already had several stories colored, lettered, and ready to go so that I could offer a consistent, weekly product to my readers. We

How You Can Help
One way or another, I will make Sol Comics  thrive, but with your help I can do it a lot faster. As a writer, my biggest contribution to the comic making process is scripts. But in order to bring the stories to life, I need artists, and that costs money. There are numerous costs to bringing a comic to life, such as web hosting, printing costs, and travel expenses, but as a writer, the cost of artwork is vital.

I only work with the best artists, and I want to continue to do so. With enough funding, I can focus more and more on comics. I can print more comics, attend more conventions, meet more fans, and spread the word about my comics.

A Bit About Patreon
Sol Comics has come a long way since I first started on The XII, and if it's going to reach the next level, I'll need your support. Every dollar counts. All of your donations are just that, donations. The content on the website is still free, and you can opt out at any time. You can pay as much or as little as your want,  but however much you donate, know that your dollars are paying some tremendous artists to work their magic.

Thanks
I can't tell you how much your support means to me. Sol Comics started as a labor of love, but with your helpit can be so much more. I love writing these stories, and I hope you love reading them. Thank you for reading. Thank you for your support. 

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Pledge $1 or more per month
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Access to the Patreon feed, and my eternal gratitude.
Pledge $5 or more per month
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Downloadable copies of new stories once they're available.
Pledge $10 or more per month
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Downloadable copies of new stories and early access to scripts and concept art.
Pledge $15 or more per month
0 patrons
All of the above, plus every time I commission a new art print from any of the Sol Comics artists you will be mailed a copy.
Pledge $20 or more per month
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All of the above, plus a physical copy of every story as soon as they're printed.
Pledge $50 or more per month
0 of 5 patrons
All of the above plus I will personally read and critique some of your work. This is a great option for aspiring writers. Whether you write scripts or prose, I can offer my insight. (Up to 20 pages per month)