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Update #35 - For backers only

Progress but delay continues

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Update #34

International Order Update

We have scrambled to meet our desired goals and international shipping remains the obstacle. We have tried our best to accelerate a resolution, but we have to earn more capital. It is as simple as that. To those of you that are waiting, it seems too long. We ask for your understanding and we will ship books as soon as we can pay postage. To those that are willing to pay for shipping, we can take those individually. We are also seeking distribution partners that can manage this last piece of fulfillment.  

Update #33

Gladstone's School for World Conquerors Series 2 Digital

Armand Villavert Jr. has 'Gladstone's School for World Conquerors Series 2' available for digital subscription.  It's important for Armand that we get Gladstone's back on its regular schedule.  It's a fun universe to work in.

http://tinyurl.com/c7kltbb 

Welcome to Gladstone's School for World Conquerors, a top secret academy for the children of the world's greatest super villains to learn the trade. Join us as Kid Nefarious, Mummy Girl, Martian Jones, Ghost Girl, and the infamous Skull brothers unearth the School's and their parent's hidden past.

Series 2 is titled 'The Battle of the Superhero Archives' and is drawn by Matthew Weldon.  Armand Villavert returns with Series 3 and he's nearly wrapped with 40 pages left until he wraps Series 3.  Book 3 has a huge battle royale and Armand's really been pushing the envelope. 

There are about 5 days left.  This is really a 'Kickstarter Light'.  Everything is being kept as simple as possible to make sure that it's all streamlined so that we just have to mail out PDF files and shirts.  

Pick up a digital subscription of the book and also snag some cool shirts, prints, stickers, and you can also get drawn as a character in the book.

Gladstone's Logo T-Shirts:

Skull Brothers T-Shirts:

Ghost Girl T-Shirt:

Chibi Stickers with each shirt order:

Cover for Gladstone's School for World Conquerors Series 2 Issue #1:

Cover for Gladstone's School for World Conquerors Series 2 Issue #2:

Cover for Gladstone's School for World Conquerors Series 2 Issue #4:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/380844818/gladstones-school-for-world-conquerors-digital/

WIP of Armand's print.


Update #32 - For backers only

Attention International Orders- Updated Information

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Update #31

'Sullivan's Sluggers' Indiegogo Campaign to Adjust for International Shipping

LET'S BRING IT HOME FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS.

PLEASE SHARE THIS LINK ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER: 

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-get-sullivan-s-sluggers-out-to-international-backers/x/1600208

When I did Sullivan's Sluggers on Kickstarter I used another campaign as my template that said to for international orders to add $10 for their copy, with the size of the project the costs grew and grew, and it would have been and underestimated the costs of international shipping asking backers for just $10 a book.

The book grew in size/uprgrades to an omnibus edition and the costs of shipping (3.5 lbs) jumped up a lot with the extra weight. 

 International shipping prices from the USPS skyrocketed this year as well.

It being my first time publishing I didn't freight directly from China to the UK, EU, and AU which would have saved a lot of time and money and now I have to freight the books from California to these destinations and it's so much more expensive than shipping out from China. 

All of these factors added up to a huge price jump.

I need to raise more funds to get the book to international backers.

That's where you come in.  

I need you to spread the word about this Indiegogo campaign to get US backers to pick up the book.   It costs $5 to ship a US book and each book sold in the US gets a book out for international backers.  If I can move 400 books or US backers the problem is solved.  

There are around 600 international books to go out. 

Please spread the word about the Indiegogo campaign to get this Kickstarter to the finish line and show your support.  

I'm doing this Indiegogo campaign to raise the difference by offering the book to US backers so that I don't have to ask international backers for more and so that I can ship out the books to international backers at the original price of just $10 added for shipping.

Each US order gets the book out to an international backer because the books are printed and there are no extra costs other than shipping and handling in the US.

The plan for international shipping is to ship to Canada direct.  To do Australian shipments via M-Bag by location sending in bulk and for the UK and Europe to freight and then tag team over to a distributor there.  

My goal is to wrap up the original Kickstarter in the next two months, get this book behind me, and move on to new projects that are better planned knowing what I know now.

I'm offering Sullivan's Sluggers for a month for US BACKERS who missed out the first time for a chance to get their own glorious 200 page Deluxe Omnibus Sized Hardcover (3.5 lbs) with a thick quality slipcase cover, a print in the inside front cover, a baseball card sheet in the inside back cover, dangling bound in ribbon bookmark, and a three page fold out monster gate fold.

LET'S BRING IT HOME FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS.

PLEASE SHARE THIS LINK ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER:

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-get-sullivan-s-sluggers-out-to-international-backers/x/1600208


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