Ben Saint is creating The Vapors and The Champion
86

patrons

$420
per month
SAINTCOMIX.COM

Hi, I'm Ben Saint.  I'm an artist, animator, voice actor, writer, editor, and guy-who-makes-things generally. My main projects are two longform comic series, The Vapors and The Champion. You can read both series  here.

The Vapors is a jokeless comedy and a farcical drama. It's kind of like... Catcher in the Rye. Or King of the Hill. It's about sad nerds and is either funny or depressing depending on your level of empathy. Two chapters are currently available to read.

The Champion is a fantasy story about a girl stuck in a job she hates. It's been compared to One Punch Man, but personally I think it's more like Watamote. 50 pages of the first chapter are currently available to read, but it's still early so I won't say any more about it.

I did a pokemon comic about a mamoswine called Brunswick that got pretty widely circulated as well. You can read it here.

An experimental MSPA-style webcomic called Beastcapades was started earlier this year. Currently on hold until the completion of Vapors 3. You can read the first 100 pages here.

I do every aspect of my comics myself - writing, sketching, inking, toning, and lettering, making it a pretty long and intensive process. But you can help me commit the time necessary to get it done!

1. Your support will allow me to spend more of my time making comics.
I have a normal boring job that pays the bills, but if I'm getting paid through Patreon I can make drawing comics my job instead. Every 50 bucks I make through Patreon represents one day I can spend drawing instead of working. At 1000 bucks per month, I'll be taking EVERY day off to draw, and will officially be a real-life professional comics-man! That's the dream, my friends.

2. Your support will allow me to hire an assistant artist.
If I made enough to support not just myself but another artist as well, I could pay an assistant to help with lettering, backgrounds, and tones. I could finish pages way, way faster and probably have a whole book's worth of The Vapors done in a matter of months.

~REWARDS~

By becoming my patron, you help me get a little bit closer to living the dream and becoming a full-time professional cartoonist-mangaka-graphic-novelist-type-fellow, and for that, you deserve a reward. I've decided to do things a bit differently than most creators on Patreon, and give rewards based on total, cumulative, lifetime amount given, rather than based on how much you've pledged to give each month. Pledging enough for a higher-tier rewards naturally gets you all lower-tier rewards as well.

If your total amount given equals or exceeds...

$5 - You'll get exclusive access to speeddraw videos showing the process of drawing each new page, as well as a patrons-only gallery of sketches, concept art, WIP's, and general miscellaneous art junk, as well as status updates on upcoming projects. I'll be updating it semi-regularly with stuff that I don't post anywhere else.

$25 - Your name will appear on the Credits page of my website, thanking you for your support.

$100 - I'll do a unique sketch of your choice, or if you don't have a preference I'll think something up. If it's drawn traditionally, I'll mail you the original as well.

$250 - I'll send you a  signed physical copy of The Vapors. I'll even doodle something on the inside cover for you, if you'd like.

$500 - I'll do another drawing for you, this time a fully finished piece, with color if desired. If you'd like something you could use as an avatar, a tumblr header, a youtube channel banner, or something like that, let me know and I'll format the image accordingly.

$1000 - I'll draw you, or a character you own, into the background of a future comic. You'll also be listed separately on the Credits Page, along with a picture of you as depicted in the comic.

Note: These rewards apply to donations given by any method, not just through Patreon. If you'd prefer to support me through Paypal, you can use this link to do so. Just include a message, or send me an email, so that I know who made the donation. (The exception is the $5 patrons-only gallery, which is only available through Patreon.

Thank you for considering becoming a patron. Whether you decide to pledge or not, I'm grateful to you just for visiting this page and having a look. I hope you will look forward to my next comic, and enjoy it when it's complete. ~Ben
Tiers
Early Comics + Exclusive Videos!
$5 or more per month 50 patrons
You'll get to see new comics here before they're posted anywhere else!  You'll also get exclusive access to speeddraw videos showing the full process of me taking each new page from concept to completion.  In addition, you'll see concept sketches and WIP art that I don't post anywhere else.
Includes Discord rewards
TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR BOIS
$25 or more per month 6 patrons
For superfans and those who want to go all-out in helping The Vapors be fully realized. You'll get early access to new comics, access to the Patrons-only gallery, you'll immediately get a thank you on the Credits page, and you'll earn the normal rewards 5x faster.
Includes Discord rewards
Pledge $100 or more per month
0 patrons
For Saint Comix fans of a heretofore inconceivable magnitude. You'll immediately get a shoutout on the Credits page AND a thank-you sketch, and you'll earn all rewards 20x faster. At this rate, you'll get an in-comic cameo in 10 months, hot dang.
Goals
$420 of $500 per month
If this goal is reached, I'll start printing limited runs of physical copies of The Vapors, for sale and as Patron rewards. (Until this goal is met, physical book rewards will be have to be printed and bound one at a time)
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SAINTCOMIX.COM

Hi, I'm Ben Saint.  I'm an artist, animator, voice actor, writer, editor, and guy-who-makes-things generally. My main projects are two longform comic series, The Vapors and The Champion. You can read both series  here.

The Vapors is a jokeless comedy and a farcical drama. It's kind of like... Catcher in the Rye. Or King of the Hill. It's about sad nerds and is either funny or depressing depending on your level of empathy. Two chapters are currently available to read.

The Champion is a fantasy story about a girl stuck in a job she hates. It's been compared to One Punch Man, but personally I think it's more like Watamote. 50 pages of the first chapter are currently available to read, but it's still early so I won't say any more about it.

I did a pokemon comic about a mamoswine called Brunswick that got pretty widely circulated as well. You can read it here.

An experimental MSPA-style webcomic called Beastcapades was started earlier this year. Currently on hold until the completion of Vapors 3. You can read the first 100 pages here.

I do every aspect of my comics myself - writing, sketching, inking, toning, and lettering, making it a pretty long and intensive process. But you can help me commit the time necessary to get it done!

1. Your support will allow me to spend more of my time making comics.
I have a normal boring job that pays the bills, but if I'm getting paid through Patreon I can make drawing comics my job instead. Every 50 bucks I make through Patreon represents one day I can spend drawing instead of working. At 1000 bucks per month, I'll be taking EVERY day off to draw, and will officially be a real-life professional comics-man! That's the dream, my friends.

2. Your support will allow me to hire an assistant artist.
If I made enough to support not just myself but another artist as well, I could pay an assistant to help with lettering, backgrounds, and tones. I could finish pages way, way faster and probably have a whole book's worth of The Vapors done in a matter of months.

~REWARDS~

By becoming my patron, you help me get a little bit closer to living the dream and becoming a full-time professional cartoonist-mangaka-graphic-novelist-type-fellow, and for that, you deserve a reward. I've decided to do things a bit differently than most creators on Patreon, and give rewards based on total, cumulative, lifetime amount given, rather than based on how much you've pledged to give each month. Pledging enough for a higher-tier rewards naturally gets you all lower-tier rewards as well.

If your total amount given equals or exceeds...

$5 - You'll get exclusive access to speeddraw videos showing the process of drawing each new page, as well as a patrons-only gallery of sketches, concept art, WIP's, and general miscellaneous art junk, as well as status updates on upcoming projects. I'll be updating it semi-regularly with stuff that I don't post anywhere else.

$25 - Your name will appear on the Credits page of my website, thanking you for your support.

$100 - I'll do a unique sketch of your choice, or if you don't have a preference I'll think something up. If it's drawn traditionally, I'll mail you the original as well.

$250 - I'll send you a  signed physical copy of The Vapors. I'll even doodle something on the inside cover for you, if you'd like.

$500 - I'll do another drawing for you, this time a fully finished piece, with color if desired. If you'd like something you could use as an avatar, a tumblr header, a youtube channel banner, or something like that, let me know and I'll format the image accordingly.

$1000 - I'll draw you, or a character you own, into the background of a future comic. You'll also be listed separately on the Credits Page, along with a picture of you as depicted in the comic.

Note: These rewards apply to donations given by any method, not just through Patreon. If you'd prefer to support me through Paypal, you can use this link to do so. Just include a message, or send me an email, so that I know who made the donation. (The exception is the $5 patrons-only gallery, which is only available through Patreon.

Thank you for considering becoming a patron. Whether you decide to pledge or not, I'm grateful to you just for visiting this page and having a look. I hope you will look forward to my next comic, and enjoy it when it's complete. ~Ben

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Tiers
Early Comics + Exclusive Videos!
$5 or more per month 50 patrons
You'll get to see new comics here before they're posted anywhere else!  You'll also get exclusive access to speeddraw videos showing the full process of me taking each new page from concept to completion.  In addition, you'll see concept sketches and WIP art that I don't post anywhere else.
Includes Discord rewards
TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR BOIS
$25 or more per month 6 patrons
For superfans and those who want to go all-out in helping The Vapors be fully realized. You'll get early access to new comics, access to the Patrons-only gallery, you'll immediately get a thank you on the Credits page, and you'll earn the normal rewards 5x faster.
Includes Discord rewards
Pledge $100 or more per month
0 patrons
For Saint Comix fans of a heretofore inconceivable magnitude. You'll immediately get a shoutout on the Credits page AND a thank-you sketch, and you'll earn all rewards 20x faster. At this rate, you'll get an in-comic cameo in 10 months, hot dang.