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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.