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Over 100 of today's best cartoonists pay tribute to comics' greatest innovator, Winsor McCay, in one giant book.
Over 100 of today's best cartoonists pay tribute to comics' greatest innovator, Winsor McCay, in one giant book.
1,087 backers pledged $154,478 to help bring this project to life.

Happy Labor (of Love) Day!

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Hello friends! It's my pleasure to be able to post an update consisting of something other than simpering apologies and pleas for forbearance. Real progress is (finally) underway!

The bookplates have landed. All of the ALL KINDS OF SIGNED editions, including group 1, group 2, and groups 1 & 2, are packed up, posted and ready to go. That's a total of 67 fancy-pants bookplate signature editions, bundled with overflowing reward packages, sitting in a glorious stack in our art gallery.

Tomorrow they'll be in the hot little hands of the US Post Office, winging their ways all over the world straight to your door. Over the course of the next two weeks, we'll be packing up ALL of the signed-by-a-single-artist editions, and they'll be on their way too.

So if you're an ALL KINDS OF SIGNED backer and have not yet received an email with a tracking number, please message us and we'll figure out what's up. Your books and prints should be en route to you.

We're still waiting on a few things, like some of the sketch editions, Brandon Graham's print and a couple of pieces of original artwork. But we are asymptotically approaching complete fulfillment. 912 down, 124 to go. As always, a lot of the folks who backed us the most are receiving the most elaborate rewards, and therefore wind up waiting the longest. We're sorry about that.

Thanks again to everyone for your heroic patience and extraordinary support. As says the subtly self-deprecating motto of the South Eastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority, we're getting there.

Qaantar, Travis Kincher, and 4 more people like this update.

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    1. Locust Moon Press 3-time creator on

      Replied to your message Alex! It's going out soon.

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      Alex Hutchinson on

      Ho there! I still haven't received a tracking number or my book. :'(

      Any info appreciated!

      Cheers,
      Alex

    3. Locust Moon Press 3-time creator on

      Peter, your tracking number is 9449011899563890986361. You should have received your book by now -- please let us know if you haven't.

      John, I answered your private message just now -- please let me know if you have any questions.

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      John Fallon on

      Hey guys,
      No tracking number yet.
      Thanks.

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      Peter Pulumbarit on

      Hi Andrew. No tracking number here! Sorry for the late response.

    6. Locust Moon Press 3-time creator on

      Hi guys! Here are your tracking numbers.

      Christopher: CJ491406273US
      Alexandros: CJ491406446US
      Filthy: CJ491405922US
      Tim: CJ491398002US

      Preston, I sent yours in reply to your private message.

      David, we're expecting Greg's sketches any day now! The wait should not be long...

      Marko, all of the artists are in different situations. The majority should be finished very soon, while a few may take longer. Please feel free to private message us for more details.

      Thanks all! Please let me know of any other questions you have.

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      preston tucker on

      no tracking number here either, so excited to get my all kinds of signed edition, can't wait!

    8. Tim Klassen on

      Hi, No tracking number for me either, all kinds of signed group 1. Thanks

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      Filthy Monkey
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      Hello,

      I am an ALL KINDS OF SIGNED (Group one) backer but I have not yet received the email with the tracking number. Could you let me know?

      Many thanks and kind regards,

      Filthy Monkey

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      Davide Giurlando on

      Hi Andrew. Could you please update me about the IN YOUR DREAMS edition with sketch by Gregory Benton? Thanks

    11. Alexandros Ioannou on

      Hi! I am an ALL KINDS OF SIGNED (group 1) backer and have not yet received an email with a tracking number.
      Thanks for your terrific work on this book. From what I've seen online it looks incredible!
      Can't wait to get my own copy...

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      Marko Tyynela on

      Are the Author's of the remaining pledges given any estimates when the work is completed?

    13. Kat Kittens Lamet on

      Hooray! Thanks for the update, sorry for the confusion as to what year I'm part of. My birthday is in November-looks like it might actually be a present to myself this year! Yaaay!

    14. Christopher on

      Hi, I have not received my tracking number for Group 1 all kinds of signed backer

    15. Locust Moon Press 3-time creator on

      Sorry, Kurt! It looks like the tracking notifications just didn't go out this time for some reason.
      Your number is CJ491397996US.

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      Kurt Young on

      Hi,

      I haven't received my tracking number either.

      Thanks

    17. Locust Moon Press 3-time creator on

      Michael, your tracking number is 9449011899562070409645. Christine, yours is 9449011899562070434746.

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      Michael Kassab
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      I have not seen an email with a tracking number and I am an "All Kinds of Signed" backer. Thanks for the update. Have a great day.

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      Christine Audain on

      Hi there, I am an All Kinds of Signed backer and have not received a tracking number yet

    20. Locust Moon Press 3-time creator on

      Kat, same goes for you!

    21. Locust Moon Press 3-time creator on

      Hi Phil! Here's your tracking number: CJ491400911US

      Danielle, we haven't packed up any of the single-signature editions yet. But we will over the course of the next couple weeks!

    22. Kat Kittens Lamet on

      I haven't gotten a tracking email yet! I'm part of the Yuko shimizu run!

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      Phill Warren
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      I haven't had a tracking email yet - all kinds of signed 1.

    24. Danielle Suzanne on

      YAY! I have not received an email/tracking number. (Ordered a signed Yuko Shimizu.) Thanks for looking into this for me.

    25. Qaantar
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      Thanks for continuing to provide updates, and good luck chasing down the remainder of the to-dos....!