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NOT FORGOTTEN: A PUBLIC DOMAIN SUPERHERO ANTHOLOGY!

Heralded by the success of Superman and Batman, the world of superheroes exploded in the late 1930s with a litany of colorful and often bizarre heroic characters, creating what is revered as “The Golden Age” of comic books. They defeated evil wherever it reared it's ugly head, whether it be bloodthirsty Vampires from Pluto, repugnant Nazi jerks, or the mysterious and deadly effects of Atomic Radiation! These heroes sold books by the millions and ushered in an age of unprecedented JUSTICE.

But soon, these ring a ding ding good times came to an end at the close of World War 2 as the heroes fell out of favor in the eyes of a giddy and spoiled public. It was curtains for the heroes, as the once successful publishers now faced bankruptcy and took to the giggle juice while their creations fell into the shadow realm of PUBLIC DOMAIN, a place where anyone, anywhere can use them for whatever nefarious deed their sick minds could concoct.

GADZOOKS!

No longer protected under the shield of copyright laws, these characters were buried and lost to the cruel hands of Father Time and the machismo of modern entertainment, as evil ran unencumbered through our streets!

BUT FEAR NOT, TRUE BELIEVERS!

These heroes are back and better than ever! Reimagined by top creators in the industry, this anthology collects over 20+ short stories paying homage and tribute to some of the greatest heroes and heroines lost to time with brand new, never-before-seen, exclusive tales bringing these amazing creations back to life!

But don't blow your wig, Johnny, this book is within your grasp! Get in on this here clambake and help show the world that these characters might have been buried under layers of dust, but they are...

NOT FORGOTTEN!

Featuring the work of:

James Harren (Rumble, B.P.R.D., Conan), Eric Esquivel (Lego DC Superheroes, Vertigo Quarterly, Adventure Time), Ryan Cody (Doc Unknown, Heavy Metal Magazine, The Phantom), Jerry Gaylord (Bill and Ted's Triumphant Return, Fanboy Vs Zombies, Ghostbusters/TMNT), Matt Harding (Doctor Mordrid, Popapocalypse, Styx, Madefire Studios), Angela Ahlers, Nathan Shorts (Toejam and Earl: Back in the Groove), Vincent Kukua (Image Comics), Evan Limberger (Madefire Studios), Matt D. Wilson (Copernicus Jones: Robot Detective, the Supervillain Handbook), Rodrigo Vargas, Josh Krach, Ashley V. Robinson (Jupiter Jet, Top Cow Comics), Morgan Beem, Rica March, Jeffrey and Susan Bridges (Pendant Audio), Leonie O’Moore, Derik Hefner, Anne-Marie Webb, Andrew Steers, Edwin Lopez, Bobby Trauma, Esther Pimentel, Miiike, Greg Menzie, Zakk Saam, Omar Morales (CruZader), Joel Cotejar, Paula Goulart, Jaymes Reed, Paul Plale, Andres Olveras, matt harvey (Exhumed), Sinclair Klugarsh, ,Gabriel Moore-Topazio (Wrought Comics, Asylum), Einar V. Masson (Bay Area Comic Anthology, Bruce the Angry Bear), Mikael Lopez, Kristian Bay Kirk, Sandra Rós Björnsdóttir aka Krumla, Kevin Cuffe (Oathbound), Ricardo Lima, Jason Inman (Jupiter Jet, co-host of DC All Access), Nick Robles (Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials), Casey Desilets, Maximilien Weinstein, Malcolm Johnson (Styx, Ultrasylvania), Kevin Buckley (Madefire Studios, Cyberwulf), Jeff Leeds, Marco Maccagni (Archon, Vampblade), DC Hopkins (Trespasser, We Can Never Go Home), Valentina Pucci (Action Lab), Angela Fato (Action Lab), Jared Rosmarin, Eugene Young, and Dave Harding.

The Creator Roster
The Creator Roster

 Sample Art

Atomic Man, written by Jason Inman, Illustrated by Nick Robles
Atomic Man, written by Jason Inman, Illustrated by Nick Robles

 

Doc Strange by Jerry Gaylord
Doc Strange by Jerry Gaylord

 

Mr. Mystic by Martin Dunn and Dee Fish
Mr. Mystic by Martin Dunn and Dee Fish

 

The Black Knight, written by Max Weinstein, illustrated by Malcolm Johnson
The Black Knight, written by Max Weinstein, illustrated by Malcolm Johnson

 

Mars Mason the Intergalactic Postman, written by Eric Esquivel and illustrated by Ryan Cody!
Mars Mason the Intergalactic Postman, written by Eric Esquivel and illustrated by Ryan Cody!

 

Black Satan by Casey Desilets
Black Satan by Casey Desilets

 

Scarlet Avenger by Matt D. Wilson & Rodrigo Vargas
Scarlet Avenger by Matt D. Wilson & Rodrigo Vargas

 

Air Male by Rica March
Air Male by Rica March

 

Barry Kuda by Kevin Buckley
Barry Kuda by Kevin Buckley

 

Jet Powers, written by Jared Rosmarin and Illustrated by Eugene Young
Jet Powers, written by Jared Rosmarin and Illustrated by Eugene Young

 

Atomic Tot by Angi Ahlers & Nathan Shorts
Atomic Tot by Angi Ahlers & Nathan Shorts

 

 

Terena of the Tundra by Ashley V. Robinson & Morgan Beem
Terena of the Tundra by Ashley V. Robinson & Morgan Beem

 

Black Terror by Miiike and Greg Menzie
Black Terror by Miiike and Greg Menzie

 

 

13 by Jeff Leeds and Marco Maccagni
13 by Jeff Leeds and Marco Maccagni

 

Iron Skull by Kevin Cuffe & Ricardo Lima
Iron Skull by Kevin Cuffe & Ricardo Lima

 

Poster design by James Harren
Poster design by James Harren

 

 

Sticker Designs
Sticker Designs

 

Enamel Pin Designs
Enamel Pin Designs

 

 

Risks and challenges

We have four successfully funded Kickstarter projects between us, so we have a pretty firm grasp of what we're doing. We already have 20 stories in the can with a couple more scheduled to finish before the end of the Kickstarter. We have Image production artist Vincent Kukua standing by to assemble the complete book, so we can send it to our printer on the day that the project is finalized. Barring any unforeseeable catastrophe, physical rewards should be making their way to our backers by mid-June or early July.

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