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Sean P. Means
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Utah Crowd-Funding: Printing ‘Not a Villain’

This week’s Utah Crowd-Funding project lets backers see themselves in print.

Aneeka Richins’ web comic "Not a Villain" tells the story of "a semi-reformed hacker tries to redeem herself in a post-apocalyptic world she may have created," according to Richins’ Kickstarter page.

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"Not a Villain" has published online twice a week for the last three years. Richins is aiming to print a second volume of the comic in book form, in 144 color pages that employ three different drawing styles — for the real world and the two virtual-reality worlds in the story.

Richins, an artist and writer in St. George, is seeking $8,000 for publication. The deadline on her Kickstarter campaign is Nov. 9, and so far she’s got $5,713 in pledges, or about 71 percent.

Perks for backers range from a digital wallpaper (for a $1 pledge) to a speaking role in Book 3 (for $700).

If you have a crowd-funding project you’d like mentioned on The Cricket blog, email it to: spmeans@sltrib.com. Be sure to put "crowd funding" in the subject line.

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