After Failed KickStarter, Anti-Gun Violence Comic Featuring Justice League Writer Scott Snyder Rebrands Itself as “Shots Fired”

After Failed KickStarter, Anti-Gun Violence Comic Featuring Justice League Writer Scott Snyder Rebrands Itself as “Shots Fired”

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An anti-gun violence comic featuring Justice League writer Scott Snyder is rebranding itself as “Shots Fired” following a failed KickStarter in April. The anti-gun violence anthology comic from Comicker Press was originally titled Every Day: An Anti-Gun Violence Comics Anthology . The project was canceled on April 9, 2019 due to a lack of funding. It had raised $4,425 from 173 backers. It’s goal was $19,395. Comicker Press co-founder Sean E. Williams explained why they rebranded the comic: “Since Kickstarter campaigns are all-or-nothing, when it became apparent that our last one wasn’t going to reach its goal, we decided to regroup and try again as quickly as possible. This issue is too important to not do this book, and the stories the creators are telling are truly unparalleled and need to be read.” Shots Fired will be a 168 page anthology book with proceeds benefiting the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and the Community Justice Reform Coalition. The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) claims they seek “to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement, and effective policy advocacy.” They claim they have “led the way in exposing the dangerous insurrectionist ideology promoted by the NRA, Trump, and other allies in the gun lobby.” The Community Justice Reform Coalition (CJRC) describes itself as a “collective action fund of Tides Foundation” They address “the intersection of gun violence prevention and criminal justice reform in urban communities of color.” Their website doesn’t really provide any information on what exactly […]

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