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Modest Medusa is the story of a guy named Jake who comes home on Christmas Eve to find a five year old Medusa living in his toilet.

I'm Jake Richmond. Modest Medusa is the story of a guy also named Jake who comes home one Christmas Eve to find a 5 year old Medusa living in his toilet. They don't get along.  The Modest Medusa webcomic started last New Years day and has been running 3 times a week ever since. Time to print a paperback collection!

Modest Medusa Season 1 will collect the first 100 strips from the webcomic. The book will be printed in full color by a trusted printer I've used for past projects. I've also taken the time to redraw and color several panels to make sure that this version of Modest Medusa is the best looking ever!

Modest Medusa Season 1 will contain a whole bunch of bonus content, including:

- A brand new 10 page story featuring the Medusa, Jake and Marah!

- A photo gallery starring the real life Jake and Marah, featuring a special guest as Medusa!

- An expansive illustrated interview with the entire cast of the comic, plus special guests!

- For the first time ever, the original 15 Modest Medusa strips in full color! 

But wait... there's more! For every $400 we exceed our funding goal by I'll include an extra 3 page comic in the book, featuring a Modest Medusa supporting character!

So if we reach $2500 I'll include a new 3 page comic featuring the Bitchy Mermaids!

If we reach $2900 I'll include a new 3 page comic featuring Charles the Fish Scientist!

If we reach $3300 I'll include a new 3 page comic featuring the Chainsaw Unicorn!

If we reach $3700 I'll include a new 3 page comic featuring Medusa's head snakes!

After $3700 I won't be adding any more bonus comics, but further contributions will of course still be appreciated!

UPDATE! Totally changed my mind! If we reach $10,000 I'll add in a 3 page comic featuring Medusa's Mom! 

Where does the money go? Every bit of funding will go to printing copies of the Modest Medusa Season 1 paperback collection. I want to print as many as I can!

International contributors! If you live outside of the United States please consider including an extra $4 to cover shipping of your book or other rewards. Thanks!

Here's a photo of the awesome hand crafted Medusa hat made by Lilineko!

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    A special Modest Medusa sticker set, featuring brand new art created just for this Kickstarter! Additionally your name will appear on the Thank You page in the book!

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    A copy of the Modest Medusa Season 1 book, signed by myself and my niece Marah. I'll also do a little Medusa sketch on the title page! You'll also receive the previously mentioned reward.

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    A hand colored Modest Medusa panel. Choose your favorite panel from any Modest Medusa strip and I'll print it in black and white on high quality 5 x 6 bristol board and color it by hand using copic markers. A one of a kind piece of art! You'll also receive the previously mentioned rewards.

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    A box of tasty Hostess Chocodiles (the Medusa's favorite snack)! You'll also receive the previously mentioned rewards.

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    A special Modest Medusa Season 1 print, created just for this kickstarter! This full color 11 x 17 print features all the characters and events from Season 1! Shipped in a tube for protection. You'll also receive the previously mentioned rewards.

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    A walk on role in an upcoming Modest Medusa strip. You'll appear in at least one panel (and likely more) sometime during Modest Medusa Season 2. You may get a speaking role, or you may get killed by the Chainsaw Unicorn! You'll receive the original black and white art for this strip after it's published. You'll also receive the previously mentioned rewards.

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    The cover art for Modest Medusa season 1, drawn in blue drafting pencil and ink on bristol board and hand colored with Copic markers. Plus a frame! You'll also receive the stickers, print, book, hand colored panel and chocodiles!

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    You'll receive a hand made Modest Medusa hat, crafted by my friend Lilineko! The perfect way to cosplay as your favorite Medusa! You'll also receive the stickers, print, book, hand colored panel and chocodiles!

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