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The third and final volume of supernatural pulp series DOC UNKNOWN. Doc vs all of his enemies to prevent Gate City's total destruction!
The third and final volume of supernatural pulp series DOC UNKNOWN. Doc vs all of his enemies to prevent Gate City's total destruction!
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DOC UNKNOWN PIN-UP BY MIKE MIGNOLA!
DOC UNKNOWN PIN-UP BY MIKE MIGNOLA!
COFFEE BROWN VARIANTS!
COFFEE BROWN VARIANTS!
I'll be at ECCC this weekend!
I'll be at ECCC this weekend!
NEW SHIRTS AVAILABLE! Design by Alexis Ziritt!
NEW SHIRTS AVAILABLE! Design by Alexis Ziritt!
DOC UNKNOWN PRINT BY LOGAN FAERBER!
DOC UNKNOWN PRINT BY LOGAN FAERBER!
SHIRTS!
SHIRTS!
50% FUNDED ON DAY ONE!
50% FUNDED ON DAY ONE!
The cover to DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY
The cover to DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY

DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY is a 104 page graphic novel collecting the final four issues of supernatural pulp series DOC UNKNOWN. The third and final volume will be 94 pages of new story, featuring an introduction from ED BRISSON (SHELTERED, CLUSTER, MURDERBOOK) an afterword by me (Fabian Rangel Jr) and will include a pin-up gallery featuring MATT SMITH (BARBARIAN LORD), ALEXIS ZIRITT (SPACE RIDERS) LOGAN FAERBER (OH, KILLSTRIKE), DAVID RUBIN (THE RISE OF AURORA WEST), and MIKE MIGNOLA (HELLBOY)!

The money raised will be used to pay for the art production.

We are also offering a second printing of the BOSS SNAKE: Cold Blood, Cold Streets one-shot featuring a new cover by ABE SAPIAN artist MAX FIUMARA. 

New Boss Snake one-shot cover by ABE SAPIAN artist MAX FIUMARA with colors by DAVE STEWART!
New Boss Snake one-shot cover by ABE SAPIAN artist MAX FIUMARA with colors by DAVE STEWART!

We self-published the first issue of DOC UNKNOWN in March of 2013, and released an issue every other month until the first 4 issue mini-series was complete. Wanting to give Kickstarter a try, and to keep Doc Unknown going, we launched the BOSS SNAKE: COLD BLOOD, COLD STREETS one-shot Kickstarter in September of that year. We funded in 13 hours, and as a stretch goal we put together Doc Unknown #5. Knowing that we had the reader support to keep Doc Unknown going, I wrote an outline for Doc Unknown that ended the series at #12. In March of 2014 we launched the Kickstarter for DOC UNKNOWN: WINTER OF THE DAMNED AND OTHER TALES (or Doc Unknown Volume Two) which collected Doc #5-#8, and were very humbled by the success of that campaign. And now, a year after the last Doc Unknown Kickstarter, and two years after the release of the very first issue, the time has come to complete the trilogy.

In DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY, everything that we have been building towards comes to a head, and we showcase over a dozen characters, new and old. We're really proud of this next volume, and can't wait to bring it to life.

DIGITAL REWARDS PROVIDED BY COMIXOLOGY!
DIGITAL REWARDS PROVIDED BY COMIXOLOGY!

Risks and challenges

This is the fourth Kickstarter I have run, and have learned a lot in the last two years of self-publishing this series. As soon as we have the money from Kickstarter, Ryan (the fastest and most reliable artist I've ever worked with) will get to work. After successfully meeting shipping goals on three previous Kickstarters, I am more than confident that we are a team that delivers, and that our backers can rest assured they will get their rewards when we say they will.

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    ETERNAL GRATITUDE! Hey, every bit helps and we appreciate the support. Your name will be listed in the "thank you" section of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY!

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    DIGITAL VERSION OF DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY REWARD! You will receive a digital version of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY from comiXology! Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    DOC UNKNOWN SHIRT REWARD! You will receive a t-shirt with the DOC UNKNOWN logo. Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    DIGITAL VERSION OF DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY and DOC UNKNOWN SHIRT REWARD! --You will receive a t-shirt featuring the DOC UNKNOWN logo, as well as a digital version of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY from comiXology! Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    DIGITAL DOC UNKNOWN COMPLETE COLLECTION REWARD! --You will receive digital versions of all three volumes of DOC UNKNOWN as well as the BOSS SNAKE one-shot! Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    PRINT COPY OF DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY! --You will receive a signed copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY and an exclusive 10X7 DOC UNKNOWN print. Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    DOC UNKNOWN: WAR FOR GATE CITY and BOSS SNAKE: COLD BLOOD, COLD STREETS ONE-SHOT (MAX FIUMARA VARIANT COVER) REWARD! -- You will receive print copies of both DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY as well as the BOSS SNAKE one-shot featuring a new variant cover by ABE SAPIAN artist MAX FIUMARA! Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    SKETCH REWARD! --You will receive a signed copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY as well as a sketch card from series artist Ryan Cody featuring a character from the Doc a Unknown universe! Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY + SIX (a horror anthology) REWARD! You will receive signed print copies of both DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY as well SIX (a horror anthology). Your name will also appear in the "thank you" section of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY.

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    DOC UNKNOWN VOLUMES 2 AND 3 REWARD! You will receive signed print copies of both DOC UNKNOWN: WINTER OF THE DAMNED AND OTHER TALES AS WELL AS DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY. Your name will also appear in the "thank you" section of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY.

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    SHIRT AND BOOK REWARD! --You will receive a DOC UNKNOWN shirt as well as a signed print copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY! Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    BELIEVE IN COMICS LOGO SHIRT AND BOOK REWARD! You will receive a shirt featuring the BELIEVE IN COMICS logo as well as a signed print copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY! Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    BELIEVE IN COMICS (FUELED BY COFFEE) SHIRT AND BOOK REWARD! You will receive a shirt featuring the Believe in Comics "Fueled By Coffee" design as well as a signed print copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY. Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    LOAGAN FAERBER PRINT + DOC UNKNOWN VOLUME THREE REWARD!--You will receive a signed print copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY as well as a 10X7 Doc Unknown print from artist LOGAN FAERBER (OH, KILLSTRIKE). Your name will also appear in the "thank you" section.

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    ALEXIS ZIRITT PRINT + DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY REWARD! --You will receive a signed print copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY as well as a 10x7 print of Doc Unknown from artist ALEXIS ZIRITT (SPACE RIDERS). Your name will also be featured in the "thank you" section.

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    DRINK COFFEE MAKE COMICS SHIRT AND BOOK REWARD! You will receive a shirt featuring the DRINK COFFEE MAKE COMICS design by ALEXIS ZIRITT as well as a signed print copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY. Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    ALL THE BOOKS REWARD! --You will receive print copies of DOC UNKNOWN VOLUMES ONE, TWO, and THREE, as well as the BOSS SNAKE ONE-SHOT (featuring a new variant cover by ABE SAPIAN artist MAX FIUMARA). Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    RETAILER REWARD! ---Comic book stores will receive 5 copies of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY at half the normal price to sell in their store! Copies of previous volumes available upon request! Your store name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    BELIEVE IN COMICS REWARD! --You will receive a signed print copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY, a signed copy of the BOSS SNAKE one-shot featuring a new cover from MAX FIUMARA, the ALEXIS ZIRITT print, the LOGAN FAERBER print, a DOC UNKNOWN sketch card by series artist RYAN CODY, a Doc Unknown or Believe in Comics shirt, and your name will be listed in the "thank you" section!

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    ORIGINAL ART REWARD! --You will receive an original page from DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY by series artist RYAN CODY as well as a copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY! Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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    ORIGINAL COVER ART REWARD! You will receive the original art for the cover to DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY by series artist Ryan Cody as well as a signed print copy of DOC UNKNOWN: THE WAR FOR GATE CITY! Your name will also be listed in the "thank you" section.

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