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The Fist of Justice is returning to defend Charm City once again in a trade paperback being funded on Kickstarter by Digital Webbing Press.
Created by Mike Imboden and Ed Dukeshire, the Fist of Justice was introduced in the anthology Digital Webbing Presents #24 (November 2004) as a 1970s superhero who made a fatal mistake that ended his career as the city’s defender. But decades later, he reemerges in the present day to face new threats (full disclosure: I worked with Digital Webbing Press).
The character appeared in five more stories, and even starred in his own issue, featuring art by the likes of Chad Hardin, Yildiray Cinar and André Coelho, and now they’re looking to bring them together in a 128-page collection. With 20 days left in the campaign, Imboden and Dukeshire have raised about $3,900 of their $9,000 goal.
To help them get to that number, they’re offering incentives like signed copies of the trade paperback, a limited-edition print by Anthony Castrillo, T-shirts and an opportunity to appear in a story included in Fist of Justice #6. They’re also taking an interesting approach to publicizing the campaign by serializing a Fist of Justice strip by Imboden and Castrillo on Twitter.