Oli Sykes (Bring Me The Horizon) launches Kickstarter for graphic novel

February 2, 2013 by Cassie Whitt

Oli Sykes (Bring Me The Horizon) launches Kickstarter for graphic novel

Oli Sykes, frontman of Bring Me The Horizon, has launched  a Kickstarter campaign to fund his upcoming graphic novel, Raised By Raptors. The series is written by Sykes and illustrated by Ben Ashton-Bell, who works on designs for Sykes' clothing company, Drop Dead.

The novel "is set in fictional Mexico, where humans and dinosaurs co-exist during the Golden Age of the Mayan Civilization." It follows a girl who falls into the care of a pack of Velociraptors after being forced from her city under accusations of treason.

Watch a trailer for the novel below, in which you can preview the illustations and hear Sykes narrate its concept and the story behind Raised By Raptors' creation:

At post time, the project has receieved £1,412 ($2,219.52)  in pledges of its £15,000 ($23,578.50) goal. The Kickstarter campaign will close on March 19 at 12:39 a.m. EST. Find out what the donation incentives are and back the project on its Kickstarter page.

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