$1,404
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46
backers
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sun, November 4 2018 5:00 AM UTC +00:00.

$1,404
pledged of $2,000pledged of $2,000 goal
46
backers
13days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sun, November 4 2018 5:00 AM UTC +00:00.

About

The Story

Welcome to the world of Spell Check.  

Our story follows the life of a young witch, Sora, a natural talent with a bright future and on the path to join the Witches Hall of Fame.  An unexpected event changes everything and she loses her ability to cast a proper spell.  

Now an adult, Sora's life has been unspectacular to say the least.  An unexpected visit from her niece, Izzy, has given Sora a chance to turn things around and prove that she can fulfill her dreams.

Spell Check is an all ages story that both kids and adults will enjoy.  It started off as an animated script and made the finals of StoryPros 10th annual screenplay competition in the Family/Teen/Animation category.

www.storypros.com/10thAwardsFinalists.html

The success of the script made us want to bring it to life as a graphic novel and we started working on it in 2017.  All the pages are drawn, inked and we are over halfway through the coloring process.  This KickStarter, if successful, will give us the funds to finish the coloring and self publish the book so we can bring it to market in the later part of 2018.

The first book will be 79 pages of story in full color.  

Remember, KickStarter is an all or nothing funding site.  If we do not hit our goal, you will not be charged for your pledge.  If you like what you see and want to support with more than a pledge, please share the campaign with others.  

You can also "like" and follow our FaceBook page for updates including sneak peeks of artwork from Book 2.

https://www.facebook.com/spellcheckgraphicnovel/

We appreciate your support and now to the good stuff! 

The Artwork

Here is a look at some of the pages of Spell Check.

Page 13
Page 13
Page 17
Page 17
Page 28
Page 28

The Rewards

 We have four levels of backer rewards for this KickStarter.

1.  Digital Reward.  

A PDF version of the book and your name listed as a backer.

2.  Physical Copy.  

A physical copy of the book and your name listed as a backer.  You will also receive the PDF version.

3.  Collectors Edition. 

A physical copy of the book along with an original, penciled page of artwork from the book signed by the writer/creator.  Pages are assigned by random.  You will be listed as a backer and also receive a PDF version.  

Limited to 40.

4.  Hall of Fame Edition.

A physical copy of the book along with an original, penciled page of artwork from the book signed by both the writer/creator and the artist.

You will have your portrait drawn into a special Backer Hall of Fame section.  You will also receive a PDF version.  

Limited to 12.

Original Artwork
Original Artwork
Signed Original Artwork - One of a kind!
Signed Original Artwork - One of a kind!

Stretch Goals

To be determined.  

If we are lucky enough to hit our initial goal, we will determine stretch goals for backers.  Options will include a bonus section, additional stories, buttons, bookmarks, etc.  

The Team

Kevin Truglio is the creator and writer of Spell Check.  Kevin has been involved in the indie comic scene for several years.  He has self published the indie series Chem 19 (a successful Kickstarter project!) and has edited and contributed stories to other indie self publishers.

P. R. Dedelis is a comic book artist from Poland. He has been a full time freelancer for over six years now doing only comicbook art. He is an author of several graphic novels, e.g. Word Smith, Tabby, 5 Seconds (published by Sigmate Studio).  P.R. is also the artist of the series Chem 19 and has worked with Kevin Truglio for several years.

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Liezl Buenaventura is a comic colorist and digital painter based in Manila, Philippines with her husband and son. She holds degrees in Visual Communication and Studio Arts: Painting from the University of the Philippines, and has been working in the industry since 2009. She has worked with Zenescope Entertainment, Alterna Comics, Scout Comics, Upper Deck, Amryl Entertainment, and various other publishers. She enjoys utilizing bright palettes every bit as much as she does grit and darkness, and always strives to further storytelling through the use of color.

www.liezlbuenaventura.com

Risks and challenges

The risks and challenges are minimal.

We have successfully run a KickStarter campaign before and are aware of the work and responsibility involved.

All the artwork has already been penciled and inked. We have 61 of the 79 pages colored and are close to finishing the coloring process. We are starting the lettering process during the Kickstarter and it will be completed in time with the last colored pages being finished.

We have worked with the printer in the past and don't expect any issues through that process.

We will keep you up to date throughout the process as well with regular updates.

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    A physical copy of Spell Check and an original page of artwork to go with it. Artwork signed by writer and artist.
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