* this Drive! original is going to the fundraising efforts related to cartoonist Richard Thompson; both the artist and the writer-about-comics Gary Tyrrell will provide a matching donation.
* we paid more attention to this early on, but the Meredith Gran Patreon campaign settled in at about $1750 a month. I'm sure a lot of people will be trying these in the weeks ahead -- Heidi MacDonald announced her intention to do one related to her web-based magazine The Beat at a HeroesCon panel last weekend. How they're used should be interesting.