Case of Xigbar

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Title: Case of Xigbar
Editor(s): Ari, Kait, Kim, Michi
Type: Fanart, Fanfiction
Date(s): 2021-2022
Medium: PDF
Fandom: Kingdom Hearts
Language: English
External Links: Twitter carrdarchived
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Case of Xigbar is a zine dedicated to the character Xigbar (also known as Braig and Luxu) from the Kingdom Hearts games.


Interest checks opened on March 22 through April 12, 2021[1]. The zine would be for-profit and digital with physical merchandise[2]. In the project's interest check results, charms and sticker sheets were the most requested physical merchandise, phone backgrounds and Discord emojis were the most requested digital merchandise, and a large majority of responses were interested in an audiobook add-on[3]. Applications for artists, writers, and voice actors ran from May 3 to May 24, 2021[4].

Preorders opened on November 12, 2021, with the following pricing tiers[5]:

  • Stand-Alone ($5 USD) - Phone Wallpaper, Discord Emotes, Icons, Bonus Fic
  • Double-Tap ($15 USD) - Digital Zine, Digital Merch
  • Sharpshooter ($25 USD) - Die-Cut Stickers, Sticker Sheet, Print, Bookmark, Digital Merch
  • No Name ($35 USD) - Digital Zine, Die-Cut Stickers, Sticker Sheet, Print, Bookmark, Digital Merch

Stretch goals included washi tape at 15 sales, an acrylic charm at 25 sales, and a physical print of the zine cover at 35 sales[6]. Preorders closed on December 3, 2021[7].

Physical orders began shipping approximately April 12, 2022[8]. All orders were shipped out by April 23, 2022[9], and digital zines were sent out by email the next day[10].

Second sales of the remaining physical merchandise was run from May 1 to May 22, 2022[11].

Project Schedule
Start End
Interest Check March 22, 2021 April 12, 2021
Contributor Applications May 3, 2021 May 24, 2021
Preorders November 12, 2021 December 3, 2021
Shipping April 12, 2022 April 24, 2022
Leftover Sales May 1, 2022 May 22, 2022


The following names were taken from the project's social media account.

Page Artists

Merch Artists




  • Ari (xigithy) - Writing Mod
  • Kait (luxubar) - Art Mod
  • Kim (_eliestarr) - Graphics Mod
  • Michi (RequiemPluie) - Layout Mod


Fan Reception

The following posts are a sample of posts retweeted by the project's social media account about the zine.

Wiggles D Tuff wrote on Twitter

To everyone who participated in the @xigzine I owe you my life thank you for this food (you guys did SUCH a great job!!)[12]

Nemy wrote on Twitter

This whole zine is nothing less than a wonderful love letter full of incredible art and writing dedicated to an amazing character! ๐Ÿ’œ Please give it the love it deserves! ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’œ[13]

Rhelaza wrote on Twitter

just received my merch bundle for the @xigzine!! thank you to the xigzine team for all your hard work and dedication in bringing this zine to life๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’–[14]

Psyche wrote on Twitter

@xigzine The amount of Xigbar merch in my apartment has gone up tenfold and my heart is full, thank you ๐Ÿ’–[15]

Kris W wrote on Twitter

I got my goodies from @xigzine and I could cry, everything is wonderful and the amount of love and skill that was poured into this project is astounding!![16]

Trash Man wrote on Twitter

I'm going to cry this is so amazing. ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ @xigzine thank you for allowing me to indulgent in my favorite problematic hubby. โ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿฆ‡[17]

amber wrote on Twitter

Heโ€™s Arrivedโ„ข

Thank you @xigzine, everything is gorgeous! They still have second sales open if youโ€™re also interested in snagging some of this amazing work ๐Ÿ‘€[18]

Dilan wrote on Twitter

๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ‘ˆ I received husband mail

Thank you everyone at @xigzine! ๐Ÿ’–

You all did amazing ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™[19]