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Outland Stock Art on Patreon

Hello folks! We just launched a stock art initiative on Patreon! Outland Entertainment has provided thousands of images to publishers over the years, ranging from black/white quarter page illustration to full color covers, interior artwork, and graphic design. Over...

Outland Entertainment Partners with KickCTRL

Hello folks! I know that things have been a bit quiet most of the last year, but things have been grinding along! We've been looking into ways to correct some of our past mistakes, namely, the extreme mismanagement of our crowdfunding campaigns. We KNOW we have really...

Apex Theropod Collected Edition Kickstarter

Hello everybody! We just wanted to share the news that the Apex Theropod: Deck Building Game will be launching on Kickstarter next week. Right now, we're planning to call this the "Collected Edition." This version of the game includes a new box with all new box...

Ian Stuart Sharpe on the Jotunn War Cover Process

One of the ideas that fascinates me most as an author are the symbols we use throughout history. For example, the cover of the latest issue of the Jötunn War is a pastiche of a well known WWI poster. We have subverted the Army Air Service American Eagle and added in a...

The Santa Myth…

...And Why Pit Such a Cheery Legend Against the Horror of Zombies? by John Mayer Although this very question sounds paradoxical, the horror genre has always been at its best when it injects the shocking, the gruesome, the profane, the unknown, the ugly with the...

Storytime with Ian: Who are the Jötnar?

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth”. See, that’s where the Christianity has it all wrong. All good Vikings knew the real story of how it all really began. The same way it will all end. With giants. Ginnungagap was the great emptiness before there...

Santa VS Zombies Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Gwendolyn Nix gwen@outlandentertainment.com SANTA VS ZOMBIES, ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL, LAUNCHES ON KICKSTARTER  Adventurous world full of Christmas cheer and gore to launch April 9, 2019   TOPEKA, KANSAS (April 11, 2019)—A new...

NEW COMIC, ORC GIRL & GOBBO, RELEASES FROM OUTLAND ENTERTAINMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Gwendolyn Nix gwen@outlandentertainment.com NEW COMIC, ORC GIRL & GOBBO, RELEASES FROM OUTLAND ENTERTAINMENT  New Post-Apocalyptic Fantasy Comic Releases on March 29, 2019 TOPEKA, KANSAS (March 29, 2019)—Orc Girl & Gobbo, a...

Planet Comicon 2019 Booth #1925

Hello folks! As we do every year, we'll be out at our hometown show, Planet Comicon. We'll have a variety of books, games, comics, and artwork on the table for you to check out! We'll be at booth #1925. This year, special guest Chris Yarbrough will be joining us for...

NEW VIKINGVERSE GRAPHIC NOVEL, THE JÖTUNN WAR, LAUNCHES ON KICKSTARTER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Gwendolyn Nix gwen@outlandentertainment.com NEW VIKINGVERSE GRAPHIC NOVEL, THE JÖTUNN WAR, LAUNCHES ON KICKSTARTER The first of a four-issue graphic novel brings Norse history to life this March TOPEKA, KANSAS (March 22, 2019)— The...

OUTLAND ENTERTAINMENT is a publisher, located in Kansas City, Missouri, with a focus in fiction, comics, original graphic novels, and games. Beginning in 2008 as a creative services house, we’ve since worked with clients all over the United States and the world to bring their ideas, concepts, and projects to life through illustration, design, and narrative storytelling.

In 2014, we decided to take all our years of experience developing projects for clients and plunged into publishing our own books and games. We have a deep passion for trans-media, so the majority of our projects are planned to be released in different media, comics, graphic novels, games, and fiction as well.

In 2017, Outland Entertainment acquired Ragnarok Publications and brought an incredible library of intellectual property, anthologies, and a distribution deal through Independent Publishers Group (IPG) into the fold. We are currently in talks with several other distributors to carry our games and comics.

Publishing

Fiction, Comics, & Games

Outland Entertainment is a publisher specializing in innovative works of speculative fiction, comics, graphic novels, and games. We’ve developed a variety of intellectual property to build a large and varied library of fiction, comics, graphic novels, and games. We design, produce, and distribute our products to through our website and distribution networks, such as IPG and Comixology.

Creative Services

Illustration, Comics, Graphic & Web Design, & Consulting

We match you with talented creators to bring your idea to life and manage your project so you can enjoy a streamlined, stress-free creative process. You never have to worry about the boring administrative stuff like contracts, NDA agreements, invoices, payments, and communications. We guarantee our work and honor your deadlines.

FREQUENTLY ASKED CREATIVE SERVICES QUESTIONS

How do you pick the artists/authors for my project?

After we discuss your project, Outland assembles your creative team by showing you a lineup of artists or authors that fit your project’s specific needs. You simply pick the ones you like best. Availability and rates vary from artist to artist, so we also take your budget and schedule into account when we make suggestions.

Can you help me publish my book?

We do everything we can to help you achieve your goals, whether it's writing the pitch you show to publishers or creating a game plan for profitably self-publishing. There's no guarantee that your project will get picked up or make loads of money, but we give it our best. Many of our clients have successfully published and self-published the projects we managed. Interested in digital publishing? Contact us.

How long will it take?

Again, there are so many variables that we can’t tell you how long the process will take until we discuss the details. At the beginning, we’ll figure out an appropriate timeline with milestones along the way. One of the advantages of working with a project management company is that we stop at nothing to ensure that your deadlines are met. That’s not to say unexpected issues can't arise, but we'll be with you every step of the way.

How much will it cost?

There are so many variables that it’s impossible to provide a price list. Unlike other project management companies, we do everything we can to accommodate your budget, even if it’s tight. We've worked for a huge variety of individuals and organizations: CEO's, government agencies, day laborers, college students, etc. We strive to provide professional quality, affordable artwork while paying artists a living wage. Contact us and we’ll get back to you with an estimate. Don’t be shy!

Can I choose a specific artist/author for my project?

Absolutely! Feel free to request a specific artist/author from our lineup or suggest a new one. Our goal is to build your ideal creative team, and we’re always open to working with new talent.

What happens if I'm not completely satisfied with the work?

Nearly all of our clients come back to us, and here’s why: We guarantee our work. You’ll have ample opportunities to review drafts and request revisions at every stage of development. That solves 99% of all problems. If there are unforeseen circumstances, such as your artist getting sick and falling behind, we work with you to find a substitute and a fair outcome. Your interests and investments are protected in the agreement we all sign beforehand.