12:25PM, Saturday 19 September 2015
An illustrator has successfully funded an original comic book after starting an online fundraising campaign.
Chris Miller, 33, from Tinkers Lane, started a Kickstarter.com page to raise £500 to publish a comic book he produced with four others.
The 33-year-old, a former student at The Windsor Boys’ School, has been drawing since he was seven.
Comic The Infinite Toybox was created with Mark Bartlett who came up with the concept and Baris Unlu who scripted it.
The trio met when working at HMW in Peascod Street and will self publish The Infinite Toybox thorough their own publishing company Deadly Foe Comics.
Chris produces comics with alongside his day job of graphic designer, which he has been doing for less than a month. He previously worked in Superdry in Windsor.
He said: “We smashed the target in 12 hours.
“We kind of expected it to be a lot of people we knew but we have had some big pledges from people we don’t know like one guy in America.”
The total on the kickstarter page currently stands at more than £1,100 and Chris said once published, the team hope to take it to comic conventions and have already started work on a second comic together.
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