06:30PM, Wednesday 23 September 2015
An illustrator has successfully funded an original comic book after starting an online fundraising campaign.
Chris Miller, 33, from Tinkers Lane in Windsor, launched 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.
The comic, The Infinite Toybox, was created with friend Mark Bartlett, who came up with the concept, and Baris Unlu, who scripted it.
The trio met while working at HMV in Peascod Street.
Chris produces comics alongside his day job of being a graphic designer and has previously worked at 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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