Notes from the Manager
Technically, the title should read zombie — singular — but I borrowed it from an actual zombie movie of the same name. I haven't seen it, but the real life Kurt Bollinger — who turned 37 on October 26th and gets married (not to a woman named Melissa Recar) on November 11th — says it's awesome. His taste in movies is an abomination, however, so take that with a few grains of salt.
I think this is a wrap for their first night of filming, but we'll see what I come up with on Monday…
I will be at MiX this weekend. Come see me and Zach Miller (Joe and Monkey) at Table 46 this Saturday and Sunday at the Soap Factor's second annual Minneapolis Indie Expo. On Saturday at 1pm, courtesy of the Nordeast Comics Summit, I'll be giving a Digital Illustration workshop, as well, so if you'd like to see how the vector magic happens, be sure to hunt me down then.
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Now that the Kickstarter project has ended and Multiplex: The Revenge is funded (yay!), I can open up the floor for pre-orders to non-backers via BackerKit. I’m using BackerKit instead of handling things through the Multiplex store (as I did with Book Two), because merging everything and keeping track of essentially two separate crowdfunding projects proved to be a huge headache; BackerKit streamlines that process for me tremendously.
NOT all of the Kickstarter rewards are available, and some are slightly different: i.e. you don’t get your name on the Acknowledgments page of the book, and while you can get vector portraits, I can’t promise that you’ll make it into the third book. (There is only so much room!) Some of the higher level rewards (like original comic strips) are not available, either — although if you have your heart set on one of those, just shoot me an e-mail, and we can probably figure something out.
The current stretch goal is to fund a second printing of Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show (Book One), a necessary step before I can doing a fourth printed book. The amount needed is $7500, with roughly $1,238.97 of Kickstarter’s surplus (the amount over the $24,000 funding goal) applicable toward that. Once this goal is reached, I’ll add Book One as a reward goal for ANY Kickstarter or BackerKit backers (“preorder backer,” as they call them).
I’ll put up a few more visible graphics on the site later — there’s no urgency at this time, so I won’t be bugging you guys about it often. These BackerKit pre-orders will be open for several months and only “lock” in the summer shortly before Book Three goes to press.
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