Gonzalo Alvarez

Gonzalo Alvarez

is creating The Legend of Polloman an Aztec Epic Fantasy+more

32

patrons

$229

per month
BECOME A PATRON BY 7/31 to get the exclusiveSummer theme Postcard!

Cualli Tonalli! This means good day in Nahuatl, the language of the "Aztecs" premiering in the Legend of Polloman, a soon-to-be-published Aztec epic fantasy graphic novel. By becoming a patron you can help us bring this underrepresented world to life.

My name is Gonzalo Alvarez (Gonzzink) and I'm a Mexican-American illustrator, graphic novel author, and game designer. Despite growing up poor in a no-name artless little town I achieved many of my dreams thanks to my college mentors, peers, fiance, and people like you, patrons.

SO WHAT IS POLLOMAN?
The first Aztec fantasy universe. I grew up with Asia-inspired fantasy worlds like Avatar: The Last Airbender and Studio Ghibli film, so I thought, where are the Aztec fantasy worlds?

This 8 book graphic novel series is an effort to bring the culture, magic, and history of Mexico’s indigenous roots to life through a deep story and rich world. However, I am also working on a clothing line, merchandise, games, and so much more.

PLOT SUMMARY:
Stumbling into an Aztec underworld threatened by 6 terrifying Latin American Legends, a timid boy named Emmanuel must learn the true meaning of sacrifice and awaken dormant gods in order to finally bring balance to the world of the living and the dead. (check out more art on my instagram @gonzzink)



Readers will encounter Latin American Legends such as El Cucuy, La Llorona, and mesoamerican ghouls absent from our media...up till now. Expect mystical landscapes, a diverse cast of well-written characters, and stylized art inspired by over three years of obsessive research into Mesoamerican culture, history, and folklore. I hope to create the most unique and authentic universe possible!

HOW YOU CAN HELP POLLOMAN!
By becoming a patron for the cost of a cup of coffee a month, you can directly help fund the Polloman intellectual property and receive exclusive rewards in return. By helping us cover studio bills, services, and more, we can say no to commissions and put all our time and energy in creating the pilot episode, board game, video game, plushies, sculptures, and so much more!

Polloman has only been possible thanks to my assistant creator and Fiance Grace Chadwick, Still Eating Oranges, and my amazing patrons.



HOW TO BECOME A PATRON
Patreon is a place where you can support Polloman through monthly pledges in exchange for exclusive rewards. All you have to do is click the orange button on the top right, insert your info, select your reward, and that's it!

You'll be charged the moment you become a patron and then the first of each following month for the amount you pledged and you can always cancel or change your reward.

WHAT REWARDS DO YOU GET?
 For just $1 a month, you get patron-exclusive updates and a seasonal Postcard mailed to your doorstep. (check out this months card!)
It doesn't seem like much, but even $1 shows others I'm worth supporting and adds up quickly. (500 fans = bills paid = Polloman Books! Games! Cartoons!)


Higher tiers exclusive behind-the-scenes material, Original artwork, Merchandise and so much more.

It’s been a hard long couple of years developing Polloman, but thanks to the support of my friends and patrons it will soon be out in the world. I hope you consider joining me on this journey!

You can see more of my work at:
www.Gonzzink.com                                                           www.Legendofpolloman.com
Tiers
Polloman The Follower
$1 or more per month

Thank you for supporting this journey! Follow along with Patron exclusive post and an exclusive physical postcard every season!

  • Patron Exclusive Seasonal Postcard- ( Mar-July-Sep-Dec)
  • Patron-only Post (Sketches, News)
  • Access close friend stories on Instagram @Gonzzink (shoot me a DM if you're a Patron)


Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Xochitl The Spy
$5 or more per month

Spy on whats going on behind the scenes and access old artwork hidden from the internet.


  • Behind-The Scenes Art Post (Concept Art, Character Designs, and Commentary)
  • Access Secret Folder ( Polloman Prototype Comic, Early Concepts and more)
  • Everything in the 1$ tier
Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Cuka the Explorer
$10 or more per month

Explore and learn about the world of Mictlan and other projects before they are revealed to the public.  

  • World Anvil Private Articles (Character Secrets, World Secrets, Lore Secrets)
  • Prototype Access ( Paper and Pen RPG, Board Games Design notes, Old Scripts and more)
  • Everything in the lower tiers 



Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Chiki the Collector
$20 or more per month

Collect Polloman merchandise with an exclusive package delivered to your door every season.  Pledge during the Pledge Drive and get a sticker with your postcard! 


  • Seasonal Merch Package includes Stickers, signed Poster,  and Ink Sketch (Mar-July-Sep- Dec) Must pledge for 3 months to receive package. 

*If outside the US, message me for shipping price.

  • Store Discount Code 
  • Everything in the lower tiers 


Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Ichtaka the Artisan
$50 or more per month only 10 left

Receive original Illustration along with an exclusive large package delivered to your door every season.  Pledge during the Pledge Drive and get a Sketch with your postcard! 


  • Seasonal Merch Package will also include Signed High-Quality Art Print OR Polloman Official T-shirt, and a signed 4x6 Original Illustration (Mar-July-Sep- Dec) Must pledge for 3 months to receive package. 

*If outside the US, message me for shipping price.

  • Special acknowledgement in the published book. (ETA 2021)
  • Everything in the lower tiers


Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Tonatiuh the God
$100 or more per month only 9 left

You have blessed the Polloman series and will forever be remembered. My undying thanks to you.


Be immortalized as a background character in your likeness that appears in the Polloman graphic novel series. *Must be a patron for 3 months. 


  • Significant character in your likeness

  • A 9x12in original illustration of your character 
  • Special acknowledgement in the published book. (ETA 2021)
  • Be my friend and learn all the secrets
  • Everything in the lower tiers


Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
BECOME A PATRON BY 7/31 to get the exclusiveSummer theme Postcard!

Cualli Tonalli! This means good day in Nahuatl, the language of the "Aztecs" premiering in the Legend of Polloman, a soon-to-be-published Aztec epic fantasy graphic novel. By becoming a patron you can help us bring this underrepresented world to life.

My name is Gonzalo Alvarez (Gonzzink) and I'm a Mexican-American illustrator, graphic novel author, and game designer. Despite growing up poor in a no-name artless little town I achieved many of my dreams thanks to my college mentors, peers, fiance, and people like you, patrons.

SO WHAT IS POLLOMAN?
The first Aztec fantasy universe. I grew up with Asia-inspired fantasy worlds like Avatar: The Last Airbender and Studio Ghibli film, so I thought, where are the Aztec fantasy worlds?

This 8 book graphic novel series is an effort to bring the culture, magic, and history of Mexico’s indigenous roots to life through a deep story and rich world. However, I am also working on a clothing line, merchandise, games, and so much more.

PLOT SUMMARY:
Stumbling into an Aztec underworld threatened by 6 terrifying Latin American Legends, a timid boy named Emmanuel must learn the true meaning of sacrifice and awaken dormant gods in order to finally bring balance to the world of the living and the dead. (check out more art on my instagram @gonzzink)



Readers will encounter Latin American Legends such as El Cucuy, La Llorona, and mesoamerican ghouls absent from our media...up till now. Expect mystical landscapes, a diverse cast of well-written characters, and stylized art inspired by over three years of obsessive research into Mesoamerican culture, history, and folklore. I hope to create the most unique and authentic universe possible!

HOW YOU CAN HELP POLLOMAN!
By becoming a patron for the cost of a cup of coffee a month, you can directly help fund the Polloman intellectual property and receive exclusive rewards in return. By helping us cover studio bills, services, and more, we can say no to commissions and put all our time and energy in creating the pilot episode, board game, video game, plushies, sculptures, and so much more!

Polloman has only been possible thanks to my assistant creator and Fiance Grace Chadwick, Still Eating Oranges, and my amazing patrons.



HOW TO BECOME A PATRON
Patreon is a place where you can support Polloman through monthly pledges in exchange for exclusive rewards. All you have to do is click the orange button on the top right, insert your info, select your reward, and that's it!

You'll be charged the moment you become a patron and then the first of each following month for the amount you pledged and you can always cancel or change your reward.

WHAT REWARDS DO YOU GET?
 For just $1 a month, you get patron-exclusive updates and a seasonal Postcard mailed to your doorstep. (check out this months card!)
It doesn't seem like much, but even $1 shows others I'm worth supporting and adds up quickly. (500 fans = bills paid = Polloman Books! Games! Cartoons!)


Higher tiers exclusive behind-the-scenes material, Original artwork, Merchandise and so much more.

It’s been a hard long couple of years developing Polloman, but thanks to the support of my friends and patrons it will soon be out in the world. I hope you consider joining me on this journey!

You can see more of my work at:
www.Gonzzink.com                                                           www.Legendofpolloman.com

Recent posts by Gonzalo Alvarez

Gonzalo Alvarez has a Special Offer until July 31st
Tiers
Polloman The Follower
$1 or more per month

Thank you for supporting this journey! Follow along with Patron exclusive post and an exclusive physical postcard every season!

  • Patron Exclusive Seasonal Postcard- ( Mar-July-Sep-Dec)
  • Patron-only Post (Sketches, News)
  • Access close friend stories on Instagram @Gonzzink (shoot me a DM if you're a Patron)


Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Xochitl The Spy
$5 or more per month

Spy on whats going on behind the scenes and access old artwork hidden from the internet.


  • Behind-The Scenes Art Post (Concept Art, Character Designs, and Commentary)
  • Access Secret Folder ( Polloman Prototype Comic, Early Concepts and more)
  • Everything in the 1$ tier
Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Cuka the Explorer
$10 or more per month

Explore and learn about the world of Mictlan and other projects before they are revealed to the public.  

  • World Anvil Private Articles (Character Secrets, World Secrets, Lore Secrets)
  • Prototype Access ( Paper and Pen RPG, Board Games Design notes, Old Scripts and more)
  • Everything in the lower tiers 



Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Chiki the Collector
$20 or more per month

Collect Polloman merchandise with an exclusive package delivered to your door every season.  Pledge during the Pledge Drive and get a sticker with your postcard! 


  • Seasonal Merch Package includes Stickers, signed Poster,  and Ink Sketch (Mar-July-Sep- Dec) Must pledge for 3 months to receive package. 

*If outside the US, message me for shipping price.

  • Store Discount Code 
  • Everything in the lower tiers 


Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Ichtaka the Artisan
$50 or more per month only 10 left

Receive original Illustration along with an exclusive large package delivered to your door every season.  Pledge during the Pledge Drive and get a Sketch with your postcard! 


  • Seasonal Merch Package will also include Signed High-Quality Art Print OR Polloman Official T-shirt, and a signed 4x6 Original Illustration (Mar-July-Sep- Dec) Must pledge for 3 months to receive package. 

*If outside the US, message me for shipping price.

  • Special acknowledgement in the published book. (ETA 2021)
  • Everything in the lower tiers


Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!
Tonatiuh the God
$100 or more per month only 9 left

You have blessed the Polloman series and will forever be remembered. My undying thanks to you.


Be immortalized as a background character in your likeness that appears in the Polloman graphic novel series. *Must be a patron for 3 months. 


  • Significant character in your likeness

  • A 9x12in original illustration of your character 
  • Special acknowledgement in the published book. (ETA 2021)
  • Be my friend and learn all the secrets
  • Everything in the lower tiers


Summer Exclusive PostcardSpecial Offer • 8 days left
A physical seasonal Polloman postcard ONLY available this month. Includes notes, doodles and love!