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By Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor
posted: 12 November 2010 10:27 am ET

Jeremy Bastian’s incredibly detailed pen-and-ink work for his book Cursed Pirate Girl has earned him a cult following over the past few years, garnering raves from the likes of Mike Mignola, My Chemical Romance/The Umbrella Academy’s Gerard Way, and The Venture Brothers’ Jackson Publick. 

Now new readers can see what all the hype was about with the new trade paperback collection of Cursed Pirate Girl, which comes out in which was printed through donations in a Kickstarter campaign that raised an unprecedented $36,000. 

Bastian, who appears at the NC ComicCon this weekend, talked about what it took to get the book together, the upcoming audio production of Cursed Pirate Girl starring Mirrormask’s Stephanie Leonidas, and what major DC character he’d love to do a story about in the future.

Jeremy Bastian – The Return of Cursed Pirate Girl

By Zack Smith

 

Avast, ye Newsarama readers! Here now an’ listen!

Last year, we showed some preview art from Cursed Pirate Girl, a new series that was then going to be published by ASP. Reader response was overwhelmingly positive, but unfortunately, behind-the-scenes issues resulted in its delay.

But now, Cursed Pirate Girl is back from Davy Jones’ Locker and is ready to set sail for comic shops around the world. Creator Jeremy Bastian, upon threat of a keel-hauling, did reveal the terrible secrets of this seafarin’ lass. Grab a bottle of rum and read on ‘less ye wish to walk the plank.\

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