Hey everyone, thanks for checking out our Patreon page! My name is Brant Fowler, and with my two partners, Lisa Moore and John Wilson, we launched Last Ember Press (LEP) in February 2015. Chris Dibuduo joined us later and launched his 529 Studio imprint within LEP. We are lifelong comic fans who have also worked in and around comics for many years. We decided to take that love and experience and tell the comic stories we wanted to tell and the kind we wanted to read through our own company, and thus LEP was born.
LEP was formed out of passion and love, and that's what we try to infuse our books with. Those books (and soon webcomics) spread out over several genres and age groups, and we're always coming up with new ideas. You can read all about our books on our website (
Small press and independent comics are a labor of love, but the costs are very real. LEP has been solely funded from our pockets, and will largely continue to be.
is a colorist (Garfield, Peanuts, Regular Show, Care Bears
, etc.), John
has written for several comic related sites and has done some inking and coloring, and I (Brant)
do a bit of everything, mainly lettering though (Image, Action Lab, Moonstone, etc.). We and the various creators we work with put our time, money and effort into LEP because we love it and the projects we work on. And hopefully you will love them too!
LEP consists of three imprints:
and 529 Studio
. You can learn about each of these imprints on our website
. So if you're here for the main universe of LEP (Emberverse), our all-ages line (Sparked!), or Chris DiBuduo's superhero line (529 Studio), you are in the right place!
Your support here on Patreon is very important to is and we will be using any funds generated to keep creating and bringing you cool and fun things to read! Speaking of some of those things...
Some of our first goals here on Patreon will actually help fund our webcomic line launching soon.
The first web
comic we will be launching with now will be THE WYLDE
by Lisa Moore.
Cast out of society as an aberration where magic is outlawed and looked down upon, a young girl seeks to avenge her mother in
We will be adding several others to this line in the months ahead, including
EEK! Li'l Monsters, Laura Lies, Ghombie
, The Crimson Badge
We have recently completely overhauled our rewards. We thought and planned long and hard about the best value to give to you all for your support. We hope you like what we came up with! As little as one dollar ($1) gets you access to our Patreon Feed, a thank you on our website, and early access to ALL our webcomics!
We greatly appreciate any and all support we receive. If you'd like to become a Patron, great! If
We can't thank you enough for everything you do for us! Whether that's supporting this page, reading our books, sharing our stuff online or through word of mouth. We are so grateful and hope we can continue to entertain you!