Funded! This project was successfully funded on May 2, 2012.

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      Creator Lee Galbreath on May 2, 2012

      So glad this project got funded because I'm dying to see the finished book! Absolutely love your work!

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      Creator NoahKroese on May 2, 2012

      Thank you all so much! The official 'thank you' is in the works, but I just wanted to digitally kiss the hands of everyone who got this campaign over the finish line. You're all super boss. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

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      Creator Stargazer on May 2, 2012

      Funding successful! Congratulations! A well deserved success without a doubt! :-D

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      Creator Siobhan Tate on April 28, 2012

      I was just wondering if the prints are going to be signed/numbered in any way? That would be pretty cool :)

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      Creator NoahKroese on April 27, 2012

      Hello Pierre! Great question. A little extra for overseas shipping costs would be a good idea. That was something I forgot to consider when putting the backer levels together. Thanks so much for thinking of it!

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      Creator Pierre Blanchet on April 27, 2012

      Hi Noah, just wondering if you need us oversea fans to pledge more for shipping costs ? I don't want anything bad to happen to those prints... :-) so don't mind paying a bit 'extra' for some 'extra-strong' package ! Hope this last week end gets you a new wave of backers !
      Best wishes :-D

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      Creator Aaron Stanton on April 24, 2012

      YES! I'm so happy this got funded. Very sweet!

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      Creator Mary Lou Alves on April 24, 2012

      I just watched your video, it was fantastic!! So proud of you !

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      Creator David Vannucci on April 23, 2012

      Amazing! Just amazing, your project has the spice of life, and everyone wants to taste it :D

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      Creator David Giese on April 21, 2012

      i am so proud of you, nice job. You did it,but I thought you would!

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      Creator Andy Potter on April 21, 2012

      Way to go Noah!

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      Creator Stargazer on April 21, 2012

      Congratulations on reching your funding goal with still ten days to go! I love the adventure/comedy kind of comics, and I am really hyped about your great art and style. Proud to be backer! :-D

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      Creator jinsunpyo on April 20, 2012

      Sorry it's not more Noah! Can't wait to see the end product, you're amazing! I'm rooting for you!

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      Creator NoahKroese on April 19, 2012

      Thank you all so much! You are all amazing and the support you've shown me is humbling. I can't wait for you to see this book when it's finished!

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      Creator nullchar on April 19, 2012

      My toddler wanted to immediately see more dinosaurs _and_ robots when he saw the main image on this project's home page. I'm excited to eventually read the book together!

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      Creator Pierre Blanchet on April 19, 2012

      Been browsing at your blog, love your sketches, cracked up at your "gone digital" portrait , totally admire your work - Great stuff, Noah, can't wait to get your prints ! :-))

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      Creator Christian Lipski on April 15, 2012

      Great Project! It's also great to discover a kickstarter project from Moscow, Idaho, one of the coolest places in the United States (yes, I've actually been there)

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      Creator NoahKroese on April 14, 2012

      Hi Ria,
      Eventually, everyone's going to have an opportunity to buy the book (though I'm not exactly sure when that will be). But I wanted to offer people who contributed to this campaign rewards that would never be available again. Cool stuff JUST for Kickstarter contributors. Thanks for pitching in!

      -Noah Kroese

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      Creator Ria Little on April 14, 2012

      Hmm seems weird that you can only get a copy of the final book by paying $500? It's cool to be able to get the art and everything - and i realise the book could take a while to be made, but that's what kick starter is about.
      Every other project I've backed/wanted to back is because I've want the final product - even if it's a long time coming.
      Would be cool if there was an option to buy the book with a note that it might take yeeeeeears - I'd still pledge to that. :)

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      Creator Andy Potter on April 14, 2012

      Wishing I could pledge more right now. Good luck Noah!

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      Creator Brant and Sarah on April 7, 2012

      "My art has always been commended as being strongly..." Well, er, anyway, your art is nothing like that! :) We're very excited to see the finished product. Way to go, dude!

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      Creator Roger P on April 6, 2012

      Awesome looking book so far. Where do you plan on selling it so I can get it when it comes out?

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      Creator Rob & Valerie Forster on April 6, 2012

      Fantastic detail in your illustrations! I am excited to see the book published. Best of luck!

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      Creator Tana Schiewer on April 3, 2012

      This looks like a fun book that my 8 year old son will love. And, absolutely loved the Star Wars references in your video. :-) Good luck!

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      Creator Damon on April 2, 2012

      I have been collecting Noah's art for years and am very excited to be a small part of this project.
      Damon in California

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    A big thank you (in email form), along with a digital copy of an awesome fun panel from the book (featuring a dinosaur) for use as wallpaper on your computer or intelligent phoning device.

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    The above rewards AND a great digital version of one of my favorite illustrations from the book. It's one of several background "photographs" (this is in quotes because the "photographs" are illustrations, not actual photos) that help characterize India (she's attempting science in a Boris Karloff sort of way). Only part of it's visible in the book, so you get to see all of it with this reward.

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    Everything above AND a high quality print of the science experiment illustration. It's around 5" x 7" and has great color and detail.

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    All the stuff above AND a high quality print of another of the "photographs". This one was inspired by "Jaws" and has a Captain Quint reference.

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    This one gets you every reward before this one AND a high quality print of a third illustration featuring India as a mummy cursing Howard Carter. That's three awesome prints of original artwork that's never been available before.

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    Every previous reward AND a high quality print of a fourth illustration in which India is playing "French Revolution". This illustration wasn't included in the book because of space constraints, which means ONLY KICKSTARTER PEEPS GET THIS REWARD!!!

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    Everything you've read in the rewards section up until this one (assuming you've read from the top down) AND high quality prints of ALL the photos. There's one with pirates and one inspired by "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea". The latter is one of my favorite illustrations I've ever done and is intensely fun. So, just to recap, this reward gets you SIX awesome prints of artwork that I promise you can't get elsewhere.

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    All of the above swag AND a high quality print of the completed page of the story in which they're featured. This is an 11" x 17" page with beautiful color and detail and one of the best pages in the book.

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    Every preceding reward AND a high quality print of an additional page from the book AND a high quality print of the layout sketch of that page. None of these pages have been released and I never give away sketches, which means there's more crazy stuff in this reward than in Mos Eisley Spaceport! You'll also receive a finished book once it's finally finished.

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    Every reward before this one AND an awesome book that includes character concept art, initial pages that were never used in the book, layout sketches, and more. I'll also write a personal thank you note to you in the book.

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    Every reward here. Let's review what this means: A full set of digital artwork, a full set of "photograph" illustration prints (six total), TWO full 11" x 17" prints of completed pages from the book and the layout sketch of one of them, a book of character concepts, sketches and notes with a personal thank you from me, and a completed copy of the book when it's ready. But at this level, I want to give you something special. There's an illustration in the book. It's a two page spread (which makes it 11" x 34"). Very few people have seen it. It's the most ambitious, imaginative, fun illustration I've ever done. It has medieval characters and objects. It has futuristic gadgets. It has robots. It has a samurai. It is epic. I think it took me six months or more to finish. And I will make three extremely nice prints, sign and date them, and send you one in some kind of adamantium shipping container. It may or may not be handcuffed to the delivery man's wrist.

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