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Ava's Demon is a webcomic about Ava and the demon haunting her. Help me continue her adventure by funding its second book!
Ava's Demon is a webcomic about Ava and the demon haunting her. Help me continue her adventure by funding its second book!
Ava's Demon is a webcomic about Ava and the demon haunting her. Help me continue her adventure by funding its second book!
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Ava's Demon is my ongoing science fiction and fantasy, multimedia webcomic about a girl named Ava and the demon haunting her. 

Well...ok...it's a bit more complicated than that. The demon might just be the ghost of an alien queen, Wrathia, seeking revenge on the one that destroyed her empire, a god-like figure named Titan. 

The story follows Ava as she makes her way across the universe, teaming up with the demon haunting her on a quest for revenge, while fighting her own inner demons along the way. I've been working on this story for quite some time and I'm happy to share it with you in print form!

This is the second Ava's Demon kickstarter we are running to publish Book Two, and reprint Book One!

The goals of this kickstarter are to raise 75k to publish at least 2000 copies of a 9''x 9'' hardcover, first edition Book Two with the next 769 panels of this story, and to reprint Book One for anyone that missed out the first time. The goal this time around is much higher because it is more accurately based on the cost of printing and reprinting 400 page books.

Book Two will be green and Tuls Themed, approximately 400-450 pages, 2 panels per page, in full color with broken down frames of Maggie's rose animation. If stretch goals are met, character profiles and making-of will either be put in the back of the book or will be issued separately as a PDF.

Book One remains the same as the first kickstarter: 420 pages, art-of section in the back. It will be Edition Two of the first book, updated with the newer, retouched panels and art.

All tiers $250 and above will have the back cover variant "PACT MAKER", with an official seal (improved) showing your dedication to the comic! 

Please be sure to read the tiers carefully when you choose!

We have added tiers without any add-ons called SPEED PACTS for fast shipping. These include ONLY the book but will be shipped first and quickly. There will be no paypal for this kickstarter. Instead we will put any extras left over in our Storenvy.

For this kickstarter, I'm proud to present animation Studio Yotta!

This talented team of artists are responsible for the short animation showcased in the video, and are up to creating more beautiful animation for Ava's Demon if the final stretch goal is hit!

Studio Yotta is a digital animation studio aiming to revolutionize the production of 2D animation by combining both Western and Eastern industry techniques with the efficiency of an online production pipeline. With a focus on delivering versatile, high-quality animated content to their clients, Yotta has worked with a variety of different online artists such as Arin "Egoraptor" Hanson and Harry Partridge to push the standards of web animation, reaching tens of millions in audiences worldwide.

Since its beginnings in 2012, the team has grown exponentially with the ambition of providing artists with greater opportunities — and in 2015, Studio Yotta is teaming up with a variety of artists and brands with the ambition of providing the world with the coolest animated content possible. You can follow them on Twitter!

Also available to certain tiers are these two necklaces: Magnolia's Door Necklace and a to-scale replica of Ava's Heart Key.

The Door Pendant will be cast in silver bronze and paired with a silver chain. Ava's Heart Key will be cast in copper colored bronze and will come with a pseudo leather necklace.

You can see all of the previous kickstarter's portraits here!

NOTE: Speed tiers do not include these add-ons for fast shipping, if you want to wait a little longer for your book and receive these add-ons, please choose a regular tier. Thanks!

 Hey did you want a website that was not total garbage???? Well you, my friend, are in luck. We have hit the 200k stretch goal and now have enough money to hire a competent coder to fix my broken and annoying interface!! Hooray! Website re-design, here we come!!

Hold it right there, partner! Did you say you wanted to see your favorite characters from the comic animated?!?

 Well boy then is this the stretch goal for you!! If the kickstarter hits $250k, not only will it give us wiggle room to throw in a bunch of extra rewards, but it'll also give us enough funds for hiring the magical and talented artists over at Studio Yotta to animate an end of chapter movie featuring the main characters. With the money raised, they will harness the might and power of the animation gods to bring forth the most stellar animated music video possible!! If it hits ABOVE this goal, all money from there and forward goes into making the video longer, shinier, and more entertaining.

Gabriella Rossetti is freelance illustrator and designer living in Los Angeles! You can follow her on tumblr.

Violet Kirk is a freelance fantasy and sci-fi illustrator living in Somerville Massachusetts! You can follow her on tumblr.

Maya Kern is a freelance comic artist and illustrator based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. You can read her current comic Monster Pop! here and follow her on Tumblr.  Maya is cute.

Dana Guerrieri is a freelance illustrator and concept artist located in Burbank, CA. You can see more of her work in her portfolio or on tumblr.

Rachel Allen is a freelance Artist and Graphic Designer based in Chicago, IL. You can follow her on tumblr.

Frank Haught for his song in The Pact animation and for the song used in the kickstarter video!

Elsiane's Stephane and Elsieanne for giving me the rights to use "Time For Us" in the End of Chapter One animation.

Will "Wellmanicuredman" Ascenzo for their song "The Demon" used in The Plan animation.

Clark Powell for his song composed for Maggie's Rose animation!

Hey everyone, I'm Michelle Czajkowski and I graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2011, interned at Pixar, worked at Dreamworks, and now dedicate all my time to making Ava's Demon. You can find out more about me on my linked in page or the official tumblr blog for the comic! Please feel free to ask me any questions about the work!

Risks and challenges

The biggest challenge will be shipping out all your books to you, these are very heavy books!! I've done my best to make them as special as possible and I want the presentation to be spectacular. I will be working extra hard making sure these books are packaged and shipped to you as timely and as beautifully as possible.

A hiccup that could occur: books could be shipped to me damaged since accidents happen, but I would only need to get the damaged ones replaced and shipped out as fast as possible. Sometimes packages are sent back to me from postal errors, I always check back with the backer if this happens.

Another challenge will also be updating consistently while working on all these neat rewards for you guys, hopefully I will stay on schedule!

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    My undying gratitude for your support in Ava's Demon!

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    DIGITAL PACT - A high-resolution PDF of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety. HD 1080p downloads of the chapter animations, and A digital THANK YOU card for your support in Ava's Demon!

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    PIN PACT - A set of 4 new collectible pins. Comes with stickers, a random card, high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety, and animation downloads.

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    SPEED PACT BOOK ONE - Book One with no add-ons to ensure you receive the book quickly. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    SPEED PACT BOOK TWO - Book Two with no add-ons to ensure you receive the book quickly. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    BOOK ONE - The Ava's Demon Book One, 9''x9'' hardcover book in all its glory. Comes with stickers and a set of 6 cards. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    BOOK TWO - The Ava's Demon Book Two, 9''x9'' hardcover book in all its glory. Comes with stickers and a set of 6 cards. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    BOOK ONE - SIGNED - The Ava's Demon Book One, 9''x9'' hardcover book in all its glory SIGNED by the author. Comes with set of 6 cards and stickers. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    BOOK TWO - SIGNED - The Ava's Demon Book Two, 9''x9'' hardcover book in all its glory SIGNED by the author. Comes with set of 6 cards and stickers. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    SPEED PACT BOOKS 1 + 2 - Books One and Two with no add-ons to ensure you receive the book quickly. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    BOOK TWO - PIN PACT - SIGNED Ava's Demon Book Two, 9''x9'' hardcover book in all its glory and a set of 4 collectible pins. With this you will also get a set of 6 cards, stickers, high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    BOOKS ONE AND TWO - The Ava's Demon Books One and Two, 9''x9'' hardcover books in all their glory.Comes with a set of 6 cards and stickers. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    BOOKS ONE AND TWO PIN PACT - The Ava's Demon Books One and Two, 9''x9'' hardcover books in all their glory.Comes with 4 pins a set of 6 cards and stickers. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    BOOK ONE AND BRONZE KEY -
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    BOOK TWO AND MAGGIE'S NECKLACE -
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    BOOK TWO AND BRONZE KEY-
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    DUAL NECKLACE PACT -
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    BOOKS ONE AND TWO AND BRONZE KEY
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    BOOKS ONE AND TWO NECKLACE AND PIN PACT - SIGNED - The Ava's Demon Books One and Two, 9''x9'' hardcover books in all their glory, signed by the author. Comes with 4 pins, a set of 6 cards and stickers. A bronze-plated, to-scale replica of Ava's Key on a wearable necklace presented to you in a red satin bag. Maggie's pendant and necklace in a satin bag. With this you will also get high-resolution PDFs of the books 1 and 2 in their entirety and animation downloads.

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    BOOK ONE "PACT MAKER"- SIGNED by the author with the "OFFICIAL PACT MAKER" seal on the back cover, A bronze-plated, to-scale replica of Ava's Key on a wearable necklace presented to you in a red satin bag, PDFs of book one and two, animation downloads, random prints, a set of buttons, set of 4 pins and a set of 6 cards.

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    BOOK TWO "PACT MAKER" - SIGNED by the author with the "OFFICIAL PACT MAKER" seal on the back cover, A replica of Maggie's Necklace presented to you in a satin bag, PDFs of book one and two, animation downloads, random prints, a set of buttons, a set of 4 pins and a set of 6 cards.

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    BOOK TWO "PACT MAKER" - SIGNED PINPACT by the author with the "OFFICIAL PACT MAKER" seal on the back covers, Maggie's Necklace and Ava's Key presented to you in a satin bag, PDFs of book one and two, animation downloads, random prints, a set of buttons, a set of 4 pins, a set of 6 cards, and an ink sketch of a character of your choice.

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    BOOKS ONE + TWO "PACT MAKER" - SIGNED by the author with the "OFFICIAL PACT MAKER" seal on the back covers, Maggie's Necklace and Ava's Key presented to you in a satin bag, PDFs of book one and two, animation downloads, random prints, a set of buttons, a set of 4 pins, a set of 6 cards, and an ink sketch of a character of your choice.

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    THE DEMON PACT - Digital portrait of a demon specially designed for you in the Ava's Demon Universe, added to a portrait of yourself - printed for you and signed, as well as a download to the high resolution digital copy. Plus everything included in the previous tier.

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    An animation, by the author and artist, of you and your demon making a pact, animated to music of your choice, plus everything in THE DEMON PACT tier.

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    Your ship will be canon in a single panel. I will print out that panel and hang it on the bathroom wall.

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Funding period

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