It seems like every other day there’s new good news for fans of recreational marijuana use. States like Massachusetts for instance, have made it legal to recreationally smoke weed, toke up, and hit the bong (is that what they say?). Today, a new comic book success story in the quest to make weed legal has been started by writer Justin Eisinger and illustrator Cryssy Cheung. The graphic novel Grow Some Pot!: An Illustrated Guide to Growing Your Own Supply gives readers a simple and easy to follow guide on how to get started growing your own crop of cannabis plants.
Check out a few preview images below, and back the Kickstarter here.
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Read the full press release below.
San Diego, CA (November XX, 2018) – Go green! The art of cultivating cannabis comes alive in the new graphic novel Grow Some Pot!: An Illustrated Guide to Growing Your Own Supply.
Available now to reserve your copy on Kickstarter, Grow Some Pot! provides readers with simple and easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to get started cultivating your own crop of cannabis plants. This artfully designed and beautifully illustrated graphic novel will help a budding grower navigate the many decisions and best practices for a fun, successful cultivation cycle while learning about the history of the plant itself.
With North America’s rapidly evolving attitudes towards cannabis, for curious cultivators in many states and across Canada, there’s never been a better time to find out what it’s like to grow marijuana. Whether you’re a casual cannabis enthusiast or a hardcore pot connoisseur this book will tell you everything you need to know before you grow. And that’s just for starters!
Beyond the instructional graphic novel, there’s a chance to get your hands on some sweet Grow Some Pot! gear and extras. This includes:
- Brief History of Pot! – First Stretch Goal is a 16-page Comic Book History on the Plant
- Limited Edition 11″ x 17″ Grow Some Pot! Wall Calendar
- T-shirt with Original Graphic Design by GSP! Artist Cryssy Chueng
- Set of Exclusive Grow Some Pot! Sticker Packs
- Limited Edition Signature Plate Signed by the Creative Team
- Help Fund a Brand New Custom Strain…and Try It Yourself!
But we can’t do it without you. In fact, we’re running this campaign so we can share Grow Some Pot! with as many 420-friendly folks as possible.
To find out more about this highly anticipated book and how to reserve your copy, head over to the Grow Some Pot! Kickstarter page now to preview some sample pages and get an early glimpse into the finished product. While you’re there, check out a series of Stretch Goals to help the GSP! team deliver an even more top shelf product and enhance everyone’s reading (or growing) experience.
Written by Justin Eisinger with illustrations by Cryssy Cheung, this handy guide is expected to deliver to Kickstarter backers by April 2019.
“I couldn’t be more excited to bring this project to life,” said Eisinger. “From the moment I realized we could use sequential storytelling to simplify this process, getting it made and into readers’ hands has almost been an obsession.”
“When Justin reached out to me with his idea, I couldn’t refuse!” says Cheung I’m so excited to be part of the GROW! team, and I’m having a blast creating the book. Can’t wait for everyone to see it!”
The Kickstarter campaign for Grow Some Pot!: An Illustrated Guide to Growing Your Own Supply will be active from 12/3 until January 02, 2019 at 8:00 AM PST.
About the Creative Team
Conceived, written and researched by Justin Eisinger, a publishing industry Editor with over 12 years experience and 20+ graphic novel creator credits under his belt (in addition to publishing a long-running inline skating magazine, ONEblademag). Grow Some Pot! features professional illustration by award-winning artist Cryssy Cheung, an animation industry veteran with over 10 years spent providing design and illustration to some of the highest profile employers in the business. She also just so happens to moonlight as a variant comic book cover artist for some of the most recognizable brands on the planet.
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