Award-Winning Webcomic Launches Ambitious Animation Kickstarter

Award-Winning Webcomic Launches Ambitious Animation Kickstarter

Press Release ( - ATLANTA - Nov 14, 2019 - ​​​Moving Ink Media, the creative company behind the award-winning webcomic Kamikaze, is launching a Kickstarter on November 11 for an animated pilot entitled Kamikaze: Embrace the Fire, based on their main character Markesha Nin. Also, Moving Ink is publishing an anthology entitled Kamikaze: Short Circuits with four new stories found in the same universe and featuring a diverse roster of incredibly talented guest artists and writers. The month-long campaign has a goal of $27K to fund the completion of both projects.

Created by husband and wife team Carrie and Alan Tupper and the talented illustrator/designer Havana Nguyen, Kamikaze is set in a future dystopia where natural resources are scarce and what food there is controlled by corrupt factions. Markesha is a teenager who lost her mother and is caring for her blind father, making ends meet as a courier. When a routine delivery turns deadly, Markesha finds herself caught between warring factions. Now she’s an agent for the resistance organization that saved her, and her secret identity “Kamikaze,” becomes a symbol of hope for her people.

The Florida-based animation company Echo Bridge Pictures, led by animation director Esteban Valdez, is bringing the world of Kamikaze to life. The animated pilot will feature the voice talents of Dani Chambers (SSS.GRIDMAN, One Piece) as “Markesha Nin”, Monica Rial (Dragon Ball, gen:Lock,My Hero Academia) as her tech assist “Audrey Dalma” and Johnathan Young, Youtube famous for his genre music covers, as Markesha’s enemy “Toro Blackthorne”. 

The Short Circuits anthology will feature a cadre of talented writers and artists, including Robert K. Jeffrey (Green Lantern/DC Comics), Sceritz (Scorpio), Dan Jolley (Dr. Strange Marvel; G.I. Joe/Image Comics), Takeia Marie (Simone Visits the Museum), Malissa White from Comics Creators Club and more! Visit their Kickstarter at the link below for full details on the project.  


Please use the hashtag #kamikazeKICK and/or #kamikazeanimation when discussing this project.

To schedule interviews with Moving Ink Media, contact Carrie Tupper at

About Moving Ink Media​ – Moving Ink Media is a media design studio for a global world. They focus on the creation of compelling stories with diverse characters and themes that resonate with underserved audiences through animation, comics, and other narrative media. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, they have produced award-winning media properties that have won both critical and fan acclaim.

About Echo Bridge Echo Bridge is an award-winning animation production company and studio specializing in 2D, hand-drawn, animation for commercials, music videos, video games, educational and explainer videos, television shows, feature films. The company was founded in 2010 by veteran animator, Esteban Valdez, in St. Petersburg, Florida. Currently, the company is in development on a series of TV shows, Short and Feature Films, and Video Games.


Source : Moving Ink Media
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