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Help publish volume 2 of Gatrophobia, a hilarious fantasy/adventure comic set in Ancient Greece!

Gastrophobia is a webcomic about a single mom Amazon in Ancient Greece and her less-than-athletic 8-year-old son.  I started Gastrophobia a little over 3 years ago. I self-published the first volume in 2010 and have been selling it at conventions and online. Now I want to publish volume 2.

Phobia is an egotistical barbarian warrior from Amazonia with dreams of glory. Gastro, however, has completely assimilated into Greek culture and wants to be a musician. (There are also talking animals in this comic.)

The book will contain episodes 13-18, the special "How to draw" chapter, all of the "bad comics" strips, plus a couple of new pages dedicated to character profiles. This 96 page book will be printed in 2 colors of ink: black & orange. Just like ancient greek pottery!

All of the content for the book is already written, drawn, and prepared for publishing.  The printer has already been contacted and a quote has been confirmed.  All that I need is the funding and the book should be published by April 2012!

The money raised will be used to pay the printer for 1000 books and, of course, to pay for shipping copies to everyone who preorders.

Outside of North America: please add $5 to your pledge of $15-$26 and $10 to your pledge of $50 or more. Thanks for your support!

Copies of volume one can be purchased at the Gastrophobia store.

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    A pdf e-book of "Gastrophobia Volume 2: Amazon Attacked" to peruse on the e-reader of your choice, e-delivered to your e-door before anyone gets a hard copy of the book.

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    Never read volume 1 of Gastrophobia? Anyone who pledges $8 or more gets pdfs of both volume 1 and volume 2. Problem solved.

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    or 20$ international. Both pdfs plus a copy of the actual book, a gastrophobia bookmark so you don't have to read the whole thing in one sitting, and a 1" button exclusively available to this drive. (price includes shipping)

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    or 25$ international. Same as the previous reward, only the book is signed and sketched in!

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    or 30$ international. The previous reward plus a 2.5"x3.5" sketch card of a randomly selected species of bird of my choosing in a protective plastic sleeve.

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    or 31$ international. Same as the previous reward, only the bird is wearing a hat.

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    12 backers Limited (33 left of 45)

    or 60$ international. The $25 reward, plus a stylish metal Phobia key chain and a fashionable canvas sphinx tote bag! Be the envy of all of your friends!

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    3 backers Limited (7 left of 10)

    or 160$ international. The previous reward, plus a frameable inkwash illustration on bristol board of any Gastrophobia character of your choice.

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    0 backers Limited (1 left of 1)

    or 310$ international. I will customize a My Little Pony figure to look like a pony-shaped "Gastrophobia Volume 1: the 12 Labours of Gastrophobia" and send it to you. I will also send you a signed copy of volume 2 with a drawing of a pony in it, a signed copy of volume 1 with a drawing of a horse in it, a signed sphinx totebag with a "cutie mark" drawn on the sphinx with marker, a sketch card of a pony of my choice, an illustration on bristol board of any Gastrophobia character of your choice riding any pony from any work of fiction of your choice, plus the keychain, the bookmark, the 1" button, and the pdfs. This is a good option if you're really into ponies.

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