Please Help Save Flex Comics

Flex Comics is the leading bridge between Geekdom and Fitness. We create webcomics along with punny pop-culture parody geek and fitness apparel. We’ve made hundreds of FREE webcomics over the last 6 years. Our goal is to make you smile.

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In the beginning it would take an average of 20 combined man hours to do a single comic. We can do them in about 1/2 the time now. This is approximately 5,450 hours of time over the last 6 years that we've dedicated souley to putting these webcomics out for free for the world to smirk, smile, and laugh at. For most people this is the equivalent of 2 1/2 years of going to work every single day for free. We've done it willingly, without complaint, and would do it all over again.  This is our calling.

COVID-19 Coronavirus is Killing Our Small Business


Meeting our Flexers at Comic Cons, Gaming Expos, and Fitness Events are the highlights of doing what we do. We love and live for it. More than 60% of our revenue comes from these events.

The Arnold Classic was canceled this week due to the Corona Virus. This is our largest show we do each year. It takes months of preparation.  Airfare, hotel, inventory, freight, vendor fees and expo handling charges are so far all non-refundable. This unexpected turn of events has landed a critical blow to our small home operated business.

We are the little guys in the pond at a show like the Arnold Classic. We go up against multi-million dollar brands with our small pop-up booth.  We max out our credit to showcase alongside the best of the best in the industry.  The Arnold Classic happens each year at the beginning of our tour. The success from it paves the financial way to attend other expos throughout rest of the year.  Simply put, we aren’t large enough to absorb such financial losses and survive very long.

Emerald City Comic Con just canceled their event over COVID-19 concerns. Which then pushes us out to Wondercon in a few more weeks.

We foresee more cancelations of large public events this year until the Corona Virus is contained. Although we understand and respect the decisions to do so, it means we won’t make it to the end of the year without going out of business.

Our 2020 Tour:

LA Fit Expo, CA
Level Up Expo, NV
C2E2, IL
Emerald City Comic Con, WA - Canceled due to COVID-19
Arnold Classic, OH - Canceled due to COVID-19
Wondercon, CA - Canceled due to COVID-19
Patches and Pins Expo, AZ - Canceled due to COVID-19
AZ Women's Expo, AZ
Phoenix Fan Fusion, AZ- Postponed due to COVID-19
San Jose Fit Expo, CA
Anime AX, CA
Denver Pop Culture Con, CO
Anime Matsuri, TX
San Diego Pride, CA
San Diego Comic Con, CA
Game On Expo, AZ
Anaheim Fit Expo, CA
Mr. Olympia, NV
AthletiCon, GA
Tuscon Comic Con, AZ
San Diego Fit Expo, CA
Palm Springs Pride, CA

We've Paid It Forward
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We've given back along the way. We've donated, sponsored and helped countless causes, aspiring athletes, and events over the years. We've funded Children's Hospital visits with superheroes, Women's Shelter contributions, supported and worked with charities like Heartfelt Heros and Comic Care,  sponsored and supported the Cosplay community, and donated to many small and large lifting meets along with sponsoring many causes and fundraisers in the LGBT Community. All possible because you've supported us over the years with your likes, comments, swolfies, and shares.

Revised Action Plan:


As conditions rapidly change we are working quickly to adapt. To comply with the shelter / stay-home COVID-19 initiative we are down to a 2 man crew (usually 8 of us going here). Our subcontracted fulfillment centers for our MADE-TO-ORDER designs are operating at minimal staffing to comply as well.  

- First 10% has been used to recover our inventory back from the Arnold Classic - T H A N K YOU!!!

- Second 10% has been used to keep our Flex Crew working the last few weeks. My partner and I have not taken $1 for ourselves (despite 17-20 hour work days for the last month) since this started to make sure we've kept everyone working and paid as long as possible. 

- For the remaining 80% our most critical need now is to purchase our own Direct-To-Garmet printer system for Flex Ranch. 

     - This will help us help you! We can gain full control over our MADE-TO-ORDER designs. 
          - Quicker order fulfillments. That 5-10 business day becomes 1-3.
          - We would be able to reduce the production cost of our apparel by 17%-20% and we WILL pass that savings directly to our FLEXERS. So that $30 Tank will now be $24.99. 
          - Variety of styles, colors, and options. With our own DTG printer, we can offer a larger selection of options so that you can make it your own.
          - Personalization! We can finally take custom order requests. 

     - These units are expensive, the one that would scale to our operations would run us between $35,000-$40,000 for a complete set-up (Machinery, supporting equipment, inks, and blanks to print on). 

- If you could help us with a $5 spot towards this goal this would be our SPIRT BOMB attack back at COVID-19. We can continue to keep you guys motivated, geeked, and fit without disruption in design creation.  This is one BIG part of how we will innovate our way back to full health but we can't do it without you.

Thank you for the incredible support!

Team Flex

Call To Action: Toss a coin to your Flexers

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If we’ve made you smile, if we've made fitness a little less intimidating for you, if we've helped you to embrace your inner geek, we ask that you help us continue putting that vibe out into the world. 

ANY amount will help. Spread the word!


Lift Long and Prosperous,


Jeremy Flex & The Flex Comics Team
#savefc
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Jeremy Flex 
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San Tan Valley, AZ
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