What is it?
Sequential Crush Presents How to Go Steady is a book featuring timeless dating advice and artwork from the last major age of romance comic books.
Yes, romance comics: sappy soap operas in print. Ultimately, female readers left and the U.S. comic book industry has been a Boyz’ Superhero Klub since.
This book has a goal of $21,000 with $5,000 being pledged as I write this.
Who’s Making It?
Jacque Nodell of Sequential Crush. She still holds the torch for a bygone piece of Americana. She has been praised from no less than famed romance comics writer Stan Lee!
Check out a recent example of her recapping a story from Young Romance called “I Am a Woman.”.
‘How to Go Steady’ is illustrated and designed by Jenny Cimino.
How Much Is It?
$20 minimum for a digital copy, $35 for a print copy.
What Are the Costs of Making It?
Nodell provides an explanation and pie chart of her budget. Over half the costs go to Illustration, Design, and Printing.