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It's just a job. Hero Hourly is a 64-page graphic novel about crime fighting for minimum wage, crappy benefits, and dickhead bosses.
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    MINIMUM WAGE: You get that warm and fuzzy feeling for donating, a PDF preview of concept, characters, and other elements from Hero Hourly, and our eternal thanks!

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    PART TIME: You get everything above, plus a DIGITAL COPY of the action-packed and super funny twenty-one-page PART 1 of Hero Hourly sent to you in April so you don't have to wait long to read it! You also get very own time card by way of a post card sent to you.

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    PROMOTED: Everything above plus DIGITAL COPY of the finished GRAPHIC NOVEL, along with digital copies of parts 1 and 2 as they’re completed in April and June so you can start reading it right away! You also get to go into the "personnel file" at the back of the book and your name gets published as part of our thanks.

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    FULL TIME: This is the real deal. Everything above, plus the super duper physical, PRINTED copy of the GRAPHIC NOVEL sent right to your door. You can still receive the digital copies in April and June as well so you don't have to wait to read it! And remember, the preview, postcard, your name published in the "personnel file" at the back of the book as well.

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    BENEFITS: Everything above - preview, postcard, your name in the "personnel file" in the book, digital copies of the book as soon as April if you select, and the physical copy of the book delivered - but now all physical items are SIGNED by James Patrick.

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    TIME AND A HALF: All the stuff above, then YOUR PICK of either an 11x17 POSTER of the cover, or two 8 1/2 x 10 PRINTS of a Hero Hourly employee and super lame villain.

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    WORK UNIFORM PACKAGE: Everything up to the BENEFITS PACKAGE, plus an amazing Hero Hourly t-shirt which will get you all the ladies.

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    OVERTIME: All the super duper stuff up to the BENEFITS PACKAGE, plus your choice of either . . .

    The mega-awesome EMPLOYEE FOLDER with your name on it and really cool shit inside. Like a Hero Hourly time card, name tag, parking pass, employee of the month parking sign, bad conduct report for things like sexual harassment for when you punched that mugger in the "no-hitting zone."

    OR ALL of the choice items from the TIME AND A HALF tier in one combination pack. That includes the poster and 2 prints.

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    MANAGEMENT: All items up to the BENEFITS PACKAGE and then all the items in the OVERTIME PACKAGE. The preview, postcard, your name in the "personnel file" in the book, digital copies of the book as soon as April if you select, and the physical copy of the book delivered, the poster, and all the prints. (Everything but the shirt)

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    SMOKE BREAK PACKAGE: A combination of everything above. This package throws the T-shirt in with the preview, postcard, your name in the "personnel file" in the book, digital copies of the book as soon as April if you select, and the physical copy of the book delivered, a signature, both the poster and all the prints, and employee file.

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    SALARY: Everything above, plus an interior sketch by Carlos Trigo inside the book, Carlos's signature, and your name published in the top-tier Boss Section of the personnel file in the back of the book.

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    CONDUCT REPORT PACKAGE: For this tier, James Patrick will read your comic or movie script or treatment or pitch, critique your work, and give you tips. This will be done by phone or webcam. You also get everything in the SMOKE BREAK PACKAGE thrown in.

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    SUPERVISOR: Everything up to the SMOKE BREAK PACKAGE, plus an 11x17 pencil and ink commission by Carlos Trigo.

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    SUPERVISOR 2: Everything up to the SMOKE BREAK PACKAGE, plus an 11x17 pencil and ink commission by Jen Hickman.

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    SUPERVISOR 3: Everything up to the SMOKE BREAK PACKAGE, plus an 11x17 pencil and ink commission by David Dumeer.

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    CORPORATE PACKAGE: All the nifty stuff up to the SMOKE BREAK PACKAGE, plus an original art page from the book signed by Carlos Trigo.

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    RETIREMENT PACKAGE: Everything up to the SMOKE BREAK PACKAGE, and you get to be drawn into Hero Hourly as a good employee, a terrible employee, or a tacky villain! Be a lazy bastard who nobody can rely on, the one who always picks up the slack, or some guy in a shower curtain for a cape trying to be a super villain! Up to you!

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