Funded! This project was successfully funded on May 27, 2011.

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After a year of the internet, it's time to bust out. Sure to be Ban'd is making its way to the dead-tree offline format of books.

Have you ever had a dream? I have. Let me tell you about it. It's about a webcomic. One that's been digitally shackled to low-resolution jpegs and available to only people with a steady enough internet connection to load them. My dream is to break those bars, and let that comic spread its wings.

I'm of course talking about Sure to be Ban'd, and its triumphant move to the real world of print. No more pixels, just straight ink on dead trees. I'm talking about a book, a collection of the first year of Sure to be Ban'd, and I'm talking EXTRAS. What kind of extras? Good god, I'm glad you asked.

Book Specs:

  • 76 Pages
  • 6"x9"
  • FULL of Content

What's Inside:

  •   The first year of Sure to be Ban'd in glorious 300DPI, offline, and in your hands.
  •   Commentaries from the creator and the people who helped it come to be.
  •   Extra sketches, illustrations, and original art exclusive to the book.
  •   Additional exclusive comics such as "Jack's Day Out" and "Trunks and Psy Do Dallas".
  •   A special foreword from Scott Ramsoomair of VGCats.com
  • Much, much more!*

*Not legally binding as "much" is a relative and subjective quantity

Why I Need You:

  •  Printing's expensive. The initial run of books is going to cost upwards of a thousand dollars.
  •  Books are expensive. Not just to print, but to make. This sucker's going to require a lot of unpaid time to get taken care of, and I need to be able to afford those $4 Hot 'n Ready's on Tuesdays.

Note that while the target point is set to $800, that's just to get the minimum amount to cover the first run. This doesn't include the price of shipping the books to me, or shipping it out to you. Any additional funds received on top of the goal will go towards making the book, covering various expenses, and towards funding conventions / events to meet the people who make this possible.

This drive will be going on for 45 days, and every chance I get, I'll have some extra content for donors. If you're feeling generous, I hope you'll take a look at this project and decide to make it rain.

And by the way, you're all awesome. Even if you don't donate.

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    Get my thanks, a copy of Love+ (www.love-the-game.com), and access to limited special content such as Bancast extras and some extra art.

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    My thanks, and access to bonus content such as one or two of the book-exclusive strips and special episodes of the Bancast, and a copy of Love+ (www.love-the-game.com).

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    The bonus content, and a downloadable PDF of the book for your personal use.

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    The book and the special content, with free shipping*. *If you live outside of the contiguous United States, please be sure to kick in $20 or more. International shipping is crazy expensive, so that's why I ask for the additional $5. I'll cover the rest on top of it.

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    The bonus content, your personal PDF, and a copy of the book signed by the creator.

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    The bonus content, the PDF, and the book signed by both Trunks and TDE.

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    The bonus content, the PDF, and the book signed by Trunks, and your name printed on the page known as "The Page of Awesome People"

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    The bonus content, the PDF, and the book signed by Trunks, TDE, Jack, Soto, Levi, and Ron Cacacae, as well as your name on the special people page of the book.

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    I will bake and mail you a batch of cookies.

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    The bonus content, the PDF, the book signed by Trunks, and an illustration of you (or a character of your own) done in the Sure to be Ban'd style, on the special people page.

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    All of the previous non-limited offers, plus a spot on one episode of the Bancast where Trunks, TDE, and Levi will do their best not to make fun of you and the things you like.

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    I will fly to TDE's home in Murfeesboro, TN, and punch him in the face, or hit him with the book, and send that book to you.

Funding period

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