English Edition of Swarm Funded Comic Book Now Available for Sale

The English edition of a bitcoin-themed comic book funded using the Swarm platform is now available for sale. “Bitcoin: The

The English edition of a bitcoin-themed comic book funded using the Swarm platform is now available for sale.

“Bitcoin: The Hunt for Satoshi Nakamoto” is a comic with a plot surrounding the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin. It seeks to educate the public through their engagement via images which “can transmit very complex information in a very quick way.”

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It was created by Alex Preukschat and Josep Busquet.

The project’s target was to raise $20,000 in bitcoins (although their value has decreased since the time of the campaign). Said Preukschat:

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“The crowd sale went really well. We had an objective of 40 bitcoins and reached 64 in total. It was very much a community driven project because almost 200 people supported it.”

A Spanish edition was launched in October. The English edition is currently only available as an ebook, with a hard copy and Polish version becoming available in the near future.

The project also repeatedly got support from bigger players like Bitstamp, Coinbase, Chain and Xapo.

Copies of the ebook are available for $9.99 through Comixology.com or Dibbuks, where you can also pay with bitcoins.

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