SHI – The Way of the Warrior Celebrates 25 years

Billy Tucci - SHI - Soundtrack

Shi - The Way Of The Warrior Celebrates 25 Years | Caliendo World Music PublishingSHI – The Way of the Warrior comic book created by Eisner Award Nominee comic book entrepreneur Billy Tucci joins me to promote:


SHI – The Way of the Warrior Omnibus – collecting all 16 issues of the original Shi run over 25 years ago! And! The creation of the original soundtrack now being sold as a perk during Billy’s Kickstarter and IndieGoGo crowd funding campaigns.


In this interview with the comic legend, Billy and Christopher talk about:

  • the backstory of Shi – the Way of the Warrior
  • FIT and the Japanese woodblock prints
  • the influence of illustrator, Barry Orkin on the character Anna Ishikawa
  • the female comic book characters during the time when Shi was created – what was the girl book climate like?
  • Shi’s success story – the strategy
  • the Shi Soundtrack – the back story
  • Kickstarter and IndieGoGo – selling the Shi 488-page Shi Omnibus
  • Putting word balloons and pasting them the old-fashioned way
  • the crowd-funding campaigns and what to expect in perks
  • the Shi- the Way of the Warrior soundtrack – one of the perks with the sound effects!
  • how an independent sells, ships and distributes
  • the other perks sold on the Kickstarter and IndieGoGo campaigns

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