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What if the canvas of your skin made dreams into realities?  Sandra's does...
What if the canvas of your skin made dreams into realities? Sandra's does...
326 backers pledged $8,760 to help bring this project to life.

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Illustrated Girl is the story of Sandra, a girl whose dreams are plagued by an entity known only as Nightshade. Each night she awakes to find herself covered in glowing markings, and even though they fade quickly, she fears the images are hiding in her skin. This young girl must face the monster within and come to terms with the arcane power embedded in the images.

This exciting new comic book series comes from creator and writer Jackson Compton (https://www.facebook.com/AuthorJacksonCompton) and artist Natasha Alterici (http://www.alterici.com), with the stunning and accomplished Sandra Pagan (https://www.facebook.com/sandra.pagan.31) providing the likeness for our hero. Issue one will be 24 pages and feature a Kickstarter exclusive oil painted variant cover. That's right! Backers will have a true collectible that no one outside of this campaign will have. Though we will hopefully print and distribute this comic on a bigger scale in the future, only the Kickstarter issues will feature this special art.

We are super excited to roll-out this project. Our original plan was to produce a trade paperback of the first story-arc of Illustrated Girl. After carefully considering the advice of Kickstarter veterans, we've decided to fund this series an issue at a time and produce the trade after subsequent issues are completed.

We want to keep this project as simple as possible including the reward structure. Unless we exceed our initial goal, we're not going to worry about stretch goals, though we have a few ideas in mind if you guys blow our goal out of the water. Any additional funds received will be pumped into the next issue and those after that.

Our main goal was to have the artwork completed BEFORE the Kickstarter campaign started so that turnaround will happen within a month or so of the successful funding of this project, and the artwork is complete. We plan to do the same with future issues. Who wants to wait a year for something they can have in 4-8 weeks? Exactly! If you'd like to see more artwork, give our Facebook Page a Like. Thank you for bringing this dream to existence!

Variant Cover - Oil Painting Reward
Variant Cover - Oil Painting Reward
Tees provided by: Screenin' Steven's Custom T-Shirts
Tees provided by: Screenin' Steven's Custom T-Shirts

Original Artwork! One-of-a-kind, Inked Page from Illustrated Girl #1! Only three of these pages available!

Original Inked Pages!
Original Inked Pages!

UPDATE:

We're fully backed!  So as a result, we're introducing Stretch Goals.

$3,800 STRETCH GOAL ACHIEVED!

You got us there so now we'll include 3 Illustrated Girl Temporary Tattoos for backers providing $10 or more!

$4,200 STRETCH GOAL ACHIEVED!

You got us to $4,200 so now we'll include an additional 11 x 17 Poster Print for backers providing $10 or more!

$4,500 STRETCH GOAL ACHIEVED!

You got us to $4,500 so now and EVERY backer will receive the digital PDF version of the yet to be released comic book anthology series, Mindquakes & Dreamscapes #1, featuring two stories by Jackson Compton and artwork by Natasha Alterici and Katrina Heilhecker.

$5,000 STRETCH GOAL ACHIEVED!

You've got us to $5,000 and backers of $10 or higher will receive the Enigma Endeavors Productions Digital PDF Bundle of the yet to be released comic book anthology series, Mindquakes & Dreamscapes #1, featuring two stories by Jackson Compton and artwork by Natasha Alterici and Katrina Heilhecker, and Nadir's Zenith #1-3 featuring the artwork of THE Jerry Bennett.

$5,500 STRETCH GOAL ACHIEVED!

You've got us to $5,500 and backers of $15 or higher will receive a SIGNED 11 x 17 Poster Pinup featuring artwork from THE Jerry Bennett.

Stretch Goal Print
Stretch Goal Print
 

$6,000 STRETCH GOAL ACHIEVED!

You've got us to $6,000 and backers of $10 or higher will receive Illustrated Girl Buttons!

$7,000 STRETCH GOAL ACHIEVED! (As long as it is maintained until the end of the Kickstarter)

You've got us to $7,000 and backers of $10 or higher will receive SIGNED Exclusive Physical Print Version of Issue #2 of Illustrated Girl and the Digital PDF!  

Get us to $10,000 and backers of $10 or higher will receive SIGNED Exclusive Physical Print Version of Issue #3 of Illustrated Girl and the Digital PDF

As an added incentive for the $350 Exclusive VIP Launch Dinner Party at Hensley's Topshelf Grill in Yukon, OK with the Creators and Fellow VIPers, we are giving an additional gift in addition to the great Stretch Goal Rewards!  As you know, we've adopted the Koi fish as the Illustrated Girl mascot, and Pam Murphy (scultped.scenes@gmail.com) has created "Sculpted Scenes" depicting Koi fish in a pond.  Upgrade to the $350 Reward Tier and this beauty is yours.

"Sculpted Scenes" $350 Reward Tier Additional Incentive
"Sculpted Scenes" $350 Reward Tier Additional Incentive

More Stretch Goal Rewards Coming Soon!


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Risks and challenges

There's always risks with anything in life....fortunately, ours is very minimal. The artwork for the first issue is done. We just need to pay the creative team, printing, rewards, and shipping. Should any unforeseen issues arise, they will be dealt with swiftly and to our backer's satisfaction. Without your support, this project goes nowhere fast.

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FAQ

  • Yes. We want your comic book to arrive in pristine condition. After all, it will be a collectible with a variant cover.

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  • The poster prints will be rolled and shipped in a tube container. If backers prefer shipping in flat packaging, that is doable, but at an additional fee. These will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Yes. If you have a Physical Print Issues of IG #1 as part of your Reward Tier, we will allow for one additional issue at $5 (unsigned) and $7 (signed). Please adjust your Reward to reflect the new amount and please send us a message letting us know so it does not fall through the cracks when it comes time to deliver.

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    Exclusive VIP Launch Dinner Party at Hensley's Topshelf Grill in Yukon, OK with the Creators and Fellow VIPers. Enjoy a select dinner prepared by Chef David Sullivan. The VIP ticket includes a +1. (Note: You are responsible for any transportation and/or lodging to get you here, so if you're coming from say...India...you might want to think twice.)
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    ONE OF A KIND, Framed Original Hand-Painted 18x24 Oil Painting for the Variant Cover Art for Illustrated Girl #1. That's right! The Exclusive, Kickstater Only, Variant Cover can be yours and yours alone!
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    Dinner Date with the inspiration for Illustrated Girl, Ms. Sandra Pagan, as part of the Exclusive VIP Launch Dinner Party at Hensley's Topshelp Grill in Yukon, OK! Sit next to and fawn over this lovely woman while she listens to your regaling tales of adventure. She's your date, get to know her over an incredible dinner! (Note: You are responsible for any transportation and/or lodging to get you here and please be on your best behavior.)
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