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The shocking, revealing and completely unofficial memoir of DC Comics' legendary London office, to celebrate Vertigo's 20th anniversary
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    My undying gratitude and your name listed on my website's "Hall of Heroes"

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    My undying gratitude and your name listed on my website's "Hall of Heroes" PLUS: An exclusive "Sex, Drugs & Comic Books" badge!

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    A copy of the digital eBook. PLUS: your name in the back of the book.

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    A copy of the paperback edition. PLUS: your name in the back of the book and an exclusive "Sex, Drugs & Comic Books" badge.

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    NEW REWARD!
    A copy of the paperback edition. Your name in the back of the book and an exclusive "Sex, Drugs & Comic Books" badge. PLUS: Signed copies of my Spliffs 2 and Spliffs 3 books! The first is now out of print and together they have a RRP of £17.98/$27.57, so this is a real bargain!

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    A copy of the limited edition hardcover signed by me. Your name in the book and an exclusive "Sex, Drugs & Comic Books" badge.

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    A copy of the limited edition hardcover signed by me (there'll only ever be 200 of these produced). Your name in the book. PLUS: All 3 exclusive "Sex, Drugs & Comic Books" badges; And a signed limited edition print (200 max) by the book's designer, Rian Hughes.

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    All the above: The 3 badges; the eBook; the paperback with your name in; a copy of the limited edition hardcover signed by me. A signed limited edition print by the book's designer, Rian Hughes. PLUS: An hour long conversation with me on the phone.

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    NEW PLEDGE PRICE! All the above: The 3 badges; the eBook; the paperback with your name in; a copy of the limited edition hardcover signed by me. A signed limited edition print by the book's designer, Rian Hughes. PLUS: An invite to the launch party, either in London or Brighton (or possibly both).

    NOTE: This does NOT include the hour long conversation with me on the phone.

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    WORKSHOP PACK: Includes: The 3 badges; the eBook; the paperback with your name in; the signed limited edition hardback; and the signed limited edition print. PLUS: An intensive one day course in Writing For Graphic Novels. Aimed at novice writers and intermediates wanting to improve their skills. Maybe you've already written books or screenplays and want to try your hand at comics? Or you may have written a comics script and want editorial feedback on improving it. I will explain the literary tips and tricks unique to graphic novels and help get your work to a publishable standard. The event will take place in either London or Brighton, whichever is the most convenient for the majority. See Updates for more details.

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    All the above: The 3 badges; the eBook; the paperback with your name in; the signed limited edition hardback; and the signed limited edition print. PLUS: An hour long talk at a UK venue of your choosing about working for Vertigo UK (or any topic of your choosing) for your own specially selected audience. Plus, a signing. This is mostly a retailer-friendly reward, but is open to anyone who wants to organise such an event. (My travel expenses are included in this pledge.)

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    NEW PLEDGE PRICE! All the above: The 3 badges; the eBook; the paperback with your name in; the signed limited edition hardback; and the signed limited edition print. PLUS: Dinner in a top restaurant with me anywhere in the UK. (The dinner for two and my travel expenses are included in this pledge.)

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    PERSONAL TUITION PACK: Includes: The 3 badges; the eBook; the paperback with your name in; the signed limited edition hardback; and the signed limited edition print. PLUS: An exclusive, intensive, one-to-one scripting session. Aimed at the intermediate or established writer wanting to improve an existing script. It will involve me assessing your work, a one day brainstorming workshop session in person and three follow-up sessions by phone and email. All with the aim of getting your work to the highest publishable standard. The session will take place anywhere in the UK at a time that is most convenient for you. See Updates for more details.

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    NEW PLEDGE PRICE! All the above: The 3 badges; the eBook; the paperback with your name in; the signed limited edition hardback; and the signed limited edition print. Dinner in a top restaurant with me. PLUS: An hour long talk at a venue of your choosing about working for Vertigo UK (or any topic of your choosing) for your own specially selected audience. Plus, a signing. This is mostly a retailer-friendly reward, but is open to anyone who wants to organise such an event ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! (This pledge includes my travel and dinner for two costs. Accommodation would be an agreed additional expense).

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