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By Mike Colbert
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About

Hi there.
My name is Michael Colbert and I am a writer of comics. As with most
of you, comics have been a lifelong passion of mine; the limitless
potential of words and pictures to tell a story has always been
fascinating to me. So please allow me to introduce you to Crazy Mary,
my creation and contribution to the world of comics.

Crazy Mary is a freelancer, a cybernetically enhanced bad-ass for
hire, living and working the mean streets of tomorrow's New York. What
sets Mary apart from the average hired gun are her visions.  Mary sees
an eerie haunting world that exists over top the one we know. She also
has a trinity of spirit guides who speak to her, protect her, and are
ultimately guiding her toward...well, it's best not to tell yet.  

Mary and her team do all the dirty jobs -- bounty hunting, bodyguards, and
even the occasional suicide run. Also, they may possibly be unwitting
soldiers in an invisible war that's heavy on the Lovecraft overtones. Or Mary could just be insane and dragging her friends along for the ride.

If you liked “The Invisibles” you’ll like Crazy Mary.

If you love William Gibson you’ll love Crazy Mary.

Or if you just dig compelling female characters that kick-ass you’ll like Crazy Mary.

The graphic novel titled …By factory smoke and acetylene light is
the first installment of the Mary universe.  It features stories
illustrated by J.K. Woodward, best know for his work on X Men and
Fallen Angel, as well as pages drawn by Ryan Sargent and William
Blankenship. Also featured is the 35 five page story, "Waiting to Explode" which is co-written by Josh Finney, creator of Titanium Rain and Utopiates.

So why am I coming to Kickstarter?  
To pay the illustrators, and to help cover printing and shipping costs of the book. The total comes to roughly $8,000. But if we can exceed that goal and get $10,000 pledged we can upgrade the paper and print quality to an even higher level.

There are a great range of incentives for the Crazy Mary drive.

$5 Gets you a huge Thank You in the credits page.

$10 A FREE digital copy of the first chapter as well as the Thank You in the book.

$20 A signed copy of the graphic novel when it’s released as well as everything mentioned above.

$50 A limited edition poster of the cover art designed by JK Woodward, a limited edition Crazy Mary Shotglass, and everything mentioned above.

$75 The ENTIRE CRAZY MARY FAN PACK - a limited edition pin-up gallery art book which includes art by J.K. Woodward, Josh Finney and Giannis of Old City Blues as well as the shotglass, the poster, a signed copy of the book, the digital copy of the first issue, and the Thank You in the credits page of the book.

Now this is where things get REALY Interesting. If you choose to pledge…

$100 GLIMMER PACK -  An original penciled or inked page from Crazy Mary by either artist William Blankenship (20 available) or Ryan Sargent (10 available) as well as the ENTIRE CRAZY MARY FAN PACK.

$200 TWEEK PACK -  A sketch commission of your choice of up to two character by JK Woodward, Ryan Sargent, or William Blankenship as well as the ENTIRE CRAZY MARY FAN PACK. (only 3 from each artist available)

$500 ROSWELL PACK - An original, fully painted Crazy Mary page painted by JK Woodward as well as the ENTIRE CRAZY MARY FAN PACK. (Only 2 Available)

Crazy Mary will be with 01 Publishing as a launch title.

See the launch story “Trail of tears” story along with the epilogue for free along with links, rants and blog weirdness at  www.crazymarycomic.com.

May you realize your lifelong passions also.

Thank you.

Michael.

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    NEW!! An 8.5x11" Crazy Mary art print AND a signed copy of the printed Crazy Mary graphic novel. AND A free digital copy of the first issue of Crazy Mary AND A huge "thank you" in the credits page with your name listed.

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    GLIMMER PACK #2
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    TWEEK PACK #1
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    TWEEK PACK #2
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    LOKI PACK An original page from IDW's Doctor Who/Star Trek Next Generation mini series painted by JK Woodward AND A limited edition cover gallery art book. AND A limited edition poster of the cover art. AND A limited edition Crazy Mary Shotglass AND A signed copy of the printed Crazy Mary graphic novel. AND A free digital copy of the first issue of Crazy Mary AND A huge "thank you" in the credits page with your name listed.

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    MEATLOAF PACK A one of a kind video featuring J.K. Woodward and Michael Colbert singing "By The Dashboard Light" together AND Michael Colbert singing "Total Eclipse of the Heart" AND A limited edition cover gallery art book. AND A limited edition poster of the cover art. AND A limited edition Crazy Mary Shotglass AND A signed copy of the printed Crazy Mary graphic novel. AND A free digital copy of the first issue of Crazy Mary AND A huge "thank you" in the credits page with your name listed.

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