Kickstarter Concluded!


The Isle of Elsi Book Two Kickstarter just wrapped up, at 122% of its funding goal! THANK YOU to the 180 backers who made this possible, and to all the folks who helped me spread the word about the campaign!

Kickstarter Funded! Back Cover Quote!

The Isle of Elsi Book Two Kickstarter is 100% funded!

Last week the Isle of Elsi Book Two Kickstarter reached 100% of its funding goal! The campaign continues until July 7 and any extra funds will help cover additional costs and allow me to order more copies of the book! Thanks to everyone who backed the project, or helped me spread the word about it!

This morning in a Kickstarter update I revealed the quote that will adorn the back cover of Isle of Elsi Book Two, by Luke Pearson:

“In a world full of fantastical worlds for children, there is nothing exactly like Isle of Elsi. It’s on one hand a world of friendly faces and bright colours, making it an immediately welcoming comic for young readers to explore on their own. On the other hand, the wordplay, attention to detail and refusal to oversimplify make it an ideal world for kids and adults to explore together. Presenting everything in crystal clear cartooning with a satisfying indie comic charm, Alec Longstreth has crafted a timeless children’s saga; a world of sincerity and community as well as dragons and adventure. And it’s a world I believe readers will want to revisit time and time again.” – Luke Pearson, Hilda and the Mountain King

(Thanks, Luke) -Alec

Luke is one of my favorite creators, so it really means a lot to me to receive this thoughtful quote about my work from him. If you have never read any of his Hilda books, you should check them out! They are some of my favorite comics ever, and it has been such a joy sharing them with my kids.

The Isle of Elsi Book Two Kickstarter is now LIVE!!!

The Isle of Elsi Book Two Kickstarter is now LIVE!!!

The Isle of Elsi Book Two Kickstarter is now LIVE!!!

Isle of Elsi Book Two specifications

The goal for this project is to print the second book collection of my award-winning, Eisner-nominated webcomic, Isle of Elsi! It’s a fun, all-ages, fantasy comic with dragons, wizards, talking wolves and lots of silly wordplay. They are the best comics I’ve ever made!

Isle of Elsi Book Two Kickstarter print rewards

I’m offering lots of print reward tiers including copies of Book One, an activity book, and comic books!

Isle of Elsi Book Two Kickstarter plush rewards

My amazingly talented wife, Claire Sanders, has created some incredible 9″ plush toys of the “ite” characters, as well as two 13″ Nogard the Dragon plush toys!

Please help spread the word about this campaign!

Please check out the Kickstarter page for more info, and I would appreciate it so much if you could help me spread the word about this campaign! Below are social media posts that can be easily shared!

And all of the images above can be downloaded in this google drive folder, if you would like to share any of them with your friends and family. Thanks so much for your help! Together we can make this book a reality!

Countdown Concluded!

Ite Countdown

For the last several weeks on social media I have been counting down to the launch of the seventh Isle of Elsi story, “R.J. Jr. in The Underground Underground” using my “ite” characters (one for each week remaining).

I’m happy to announce that the story has finally begun! A new page is posted every Thursday which you can read for free here on the Isle of Elsi website. This story is 113 pages, so I’ll be posting it for the next two years!

If you would like to support the creation of this webcomic, please consider signing up for my Patreon which is only $1/month, and gives you access to behind the scenes process posts, a podcast where I interview other cartoonists, and all kinds of other fun stuff!