“Teddy Bears have been protecting innocent children from Monsters under the bed since 1902…”
Essex, Maryland June 4, 2013 – Teddy Bear Tale Creator Nick Davis has had a busy month promoting his latest Kickstarter project, an all-ages Teddy Bear Adventure comic Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders and get it to its goal of $2225. Now with less than two days on the clock and at time of writing still over $600 to make before the Kickstarter deadline of Thursday Jun 6, 3:22pm EDT, he still has a mountain to climb to bring this all ages adventure home.
Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders is based off the adventures of Tristan the Teddy Bear from a series of illustrated story books of this heroic Teddy Bears thwarting the plans of the Evil Bogeyman and his Legions of Monsters under the Bed. These story books written in gleeful Roald Dahl style and illustrated by local Maryland Indie Artist Dan Nokes proved to be very popular, meeting with good reviews and growing audience of all-ages readers.
It is now time to bring Tristan, his friends and foes into the realm of comic books to introduce him to a brand new audience that might not pick up an illustrated story book, but may read a book full of Kirby-style action and a growing adventure.
Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders will be a 48 pages full color comic book featuring 3-4 comic strips that are connected by an illustrated narrative story. The story is written by Nick Davis, and Dan Nokes who did the amazing job of bringing Tristan’s world to life and is a master sequential story-teller returns to illustrate this book.
The book will tell of Tristan’s first adventures in the World within a World, a place full of wonder and magic that exist in the places were we lose our pens and loose change. It will introduce new friends such as Archer a Teddy Bear that was never loved and new foes as Tristan uncovers a new evil plan from the Bogeyman.
The Kickstarter for Tristan & the Cuddly Defenders has several incentive rewards, you can pick up a resin case of the heroic Teddy Bear, original art and prints, t-shirts and even a 22″ Real Teddy Bear version of Tristan the Heroic Teddy Bear. You can see these great rewards and read more about this amazing little project by clicking the URL here – http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/altworld/tristan-and-the-cuddly-defenders-an-all-ages-comic
About the Teddy Bear Tales
The Teddy Bear Tales are the illustrated adventures of Tristan the Teddy Bear, a humble old-bear who finds himself in the role of protecting children everywhere from the Monsters under the Bed. The books are traditional illustrated stories with pictures and prose throughout. To learn more about The Teddy Bear Tales here – http://theteddybeartales.com
About Nick Davis
He is a father, husband, Englishman and dangerous stalker of Tea… He is also a full-time Web Designer and part-time writer of several worlds of wonder, and is a sometimes artist. Nick has worked with Games Workshop on White Dwarf magazine and has published several all-ages books from the Teddy Bear Tales series to the Once Upon a Time adventures known as The Wonder Tales. He is the creator of Tristan the Teddy Bear and can still be found up-late writing this Teddy Bears Adventures or at local conventions spreading the word of Tristan’s heroic Teddy Bears adventures. Learn more about Nick Davis on his website at http://alt-world.com
About Dan Nokes
Dan Nokes is what experts call an URBAN MYTH, having survived the trenches of the independent comic book scene as a jack of all trades for almost a decade. Dan began 21st Century Sandshark Studios in 2002 with his super hero title THE REPTILE AND MISTER AMAZING. He has since then done a 12 issue maxi series ( THE PARANORMALS 2003-2008), a 3 issue western series (THE PISTOLEERS 2008-2010) and is currently working on his 2nd and final volume of the dystopian/post Armageddon masterpiece ADAM AND EVE: BIZARRE LOVE TRIANGLE IN THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE!.
When not seen in blurry video footage, or in archival documentary specials on NatGeo, he is hard at work on the artwork for UNCONDITIONAL or plotting his next projects THE REPTILE AND MISTER AMAZING: THE RETURN OF KAT KARSON and IMPOSSIBLE SPACE TALES OF THE LAST PITT STOP! Want to learn more of this quasi mystical cryptozoological enigma visit Dan website at http://www.21sandshark.com