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Murder is a comic series that follows The Butcher's Butcher as he races to save a world where animals are linking telepathically.
40 backers pledged $3,060 to help bring this project to life.

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Cover art for Murder issue 1. Art by Emiliano Correa. Read 2nd edition debuting April through KickStarter
Cover art for Murder issue 1. Art by Emiliano Correa. Read 2nd edition debuting April through KickStarter
Pink splash variant by Emiliano Correa
Pink splash variant by Emiliano Correa
Cover art for Murder issue 2.1. Art by Jom Vega
Cover art for Murder issue 2.1. Art by Jom Vega
Original artwork of The Butcher's Butcher by Auriant. Prints available for a limited time only through this KickStarter!
Original artwork of The Butcher's Butcher by Auriant. Prints available for a limited time only through this KickStarter!
Original artwork of The Melanated Melody by Auriant. Prints available for a limited time only through this KickStarter!
Original artwork of The Melanated Melody by Auriant. Prints available for a limited time only through this KickStarter!
Original artwork of chibi The Butcher's Butcher by Auriant. Vinyl stickers available for a limited time only through this KickStarter!
Original artwork of chibi The Butcher's Butcher by Auriant. Vinyl stickers available for a limited time only through this KickStarter!
Original artwork of chibi The Melanated Melody by Auriant. Vinyl stickers available for a limited time only through this KickStarter!
Original artwork of chibi The Melanated Melody by Auriant. Vinyl stickers available for a limited time only through this KickStarter!
Trading card of The Butcher's Butcher by Emiliano Correa. Part of a 9-card mural, including new Melanated Melody trading card art. Preview coming soon!
Trading card of The Butcher's Butcher by Emiliano Correa. Part of a 9-card mural, including new Melanated Melody trading card art. Preview coming soon!
Inter-locking Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards
Inter-locking Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards
Original bookmark art by Emiliano Correa
Original bookmark art by Emiliano Correa
Trap Music, Not Mice magnet artwork by Emiliano Correa
Trap Music, Not Mice magnet artwork by Emiliano Correa

Reviews of Murder issue #1

Sirens of Sequentials

Comics Grinder

411Mania (scroll down to the 3rd review)

Effective Nerd 

Impulse Gamer

Comic Crusaders

Big Comic Page

Shelf Abuse

Stacked Pod (podcast)

Horror Talk

Untitled Nerd Network (YouTube)

2G1 Reviews (YouTube)

Vegan News (YouTube)

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This is our biggest KickStarter to date so we need all the help we can get to get the word out and reach out goal! Please share online and tell your friends about the Murder issue #2 KickStarter. But we ran two successful campaigns for issue #1 and everyone enjoyed their rewards, so we are just looking to reproduce the success from issue #1 and get you guys an even more exciting and intriguing issue #2 with lots of fun collectibles along the way!

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    Tier 1 - Puppy Love

    Every little bit helps! We are grateful for a pledge of any amount so thank you for giving what you can

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    Tier 2 - Cat Nap

    DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2

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    Tier 3 - Dog Day

    DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #2 & #2.1

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    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
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    Tier 4 - Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

    DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 & #2.1

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    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 5 - Cat's Outta the Bag

    Get your own signed copy of Murder issue #2 and a collectible Butcher's Butcher trading card! Plus digital copies of issues #1, #2 & #2.1

    Includes:
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 6 - Who Let the Dogs out?

    Signed physical copies of Murder issue #2, along with a Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet.

    Also, digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 & #2.1 and your own Butcher's Butcher trading card.

    Includes:
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 7 - Have a Cow, Man!

    Exclusive digital artwork by Auriant of The Butcher's Butcher and The Melanated Melody! This artwork will not be available after this KickStarter campaign.

    You will also get the Butcher's Butcher trading card, signed physical and DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 and #2.1, AND a Trap Music, Not Mice magnet!

    (Already have Murder issue #1? Swap it out for The Melanated Melody trading card!)

    Includes:
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • Butcher's Butcher digital artwork by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody digital artwork by Auriant
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 8a - Every Dog has their Day

    Exclusive physical prints by Auriant of The Butcher's Butcher and The Melanated Melody! This artwork will not be available after this KickStarter campaign.

    You will also get the Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards, signed physical and DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 and #2.1, a Murder bookmark AND Trap Music, Not Mice magnet!

    (Already have Murder issue #1? Swap it out for a chibi Melanated Melody vinyl sticker!)

    Includes:
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • The Melanated Melody collectible trading card
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • Butcher's Butcher physical print by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody phyiscal print by Autiant
    • Butcher's Butcher digital artwork by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody digital artwork by Auriant
    • Murder bookmark
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 8b - Every Dog has their Variant

    1 of 25 signed copies of issue #2 pink variant cover! First and only printing!

    You will also get the Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards, signed physical and DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 (digital only) and #2.1, exclusive physical prints with artwork by Aurianta, Murder bookmark AND Trap Music, Not Mice magnet!

    (Already have Murder issue #1? Swap it out for a chibi Melanated Melody vinyl sticker!)

    Includes:
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2 with variant 1 cover
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • Butcher's Butcher physical print by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody phyiscal print by Autiant
    • Butcher's Butcher digital artwork by Auriant
    • The Melanated Melody collectible trading card
    • Murder bookmark
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • Melanated Melody digital artwork by Auriant
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    Tier 9 - Going Hog-Wild

    Chibi Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher vinyl stickers, art by the incredible Auriant plus exclusive physical prints by Auriant of The Butcher's Butcher and The Melanated Melody! This artwork will not be available after this KickStarter campaign.

    You will also get the Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards, signed physical and DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 and #2.1, a Murder bookmark AND Trap Music, Not Mice magnet!

    (Already have Murder issue #1? Swap it out for a chibi Melanated Melody pin!)

    Includes:
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • Chibi Butcher's Butcher vinyl sticker
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl sticker
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • The Melanated Melody collectible trading card
    • Butcher's Butcher physical print by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody physical print by Auriant
    • Butcher's Butcher digital artwork by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody digital artwork by Auriant
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • Murder bookmark
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 10 - Holy Cow!

    Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin, art by the incredible Auriant plus exclusive physical prints by Auriant of The Butcher's Butcher and The Melanated Melody! This artwork will not be available after this KickStarter campaign.

    You will also get the Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards and vinyl stickers, signed physical and DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 and #2.1, a Murder bookmark AND Trap Music, Not Mice magnet!

    Includes:
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl sticker
    • Chibi Butcher's Butcher vinyl sticker
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • The Melanated Melody collectible trading card
    • Butcher's Butcher physical print by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody physical print by Auriant
    • Butcher's Butcher digital artwork by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody digital artwork by Auriant
    • Murder bookmark
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 11 - Cat's Meow

    You will get all the digital behind-the-scenes material in the making of issues #1, #2, and #2.1, including exclusive sketches, character sheets, early script drafts and much, much more. All on an exclusive Murder thumb-drive.

    You will also get a chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin, Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards and vinyl stickers, signed physical and DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 and #2.1, a Murder bookmark AND Trap Music, Not Mice magnet!

    Includes:
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • Exclusive BTS material on Murder thumbdrive
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin
    • Chibi Butcher's Butcher vinyl sticker
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl sticker
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • The Melanated Melody collectible trading card
    • Butcher's Butcher physical print by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody physical print by Auriant
    • Butcher's Butcher digital artwork by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody digital artwork by Auriant
    • Murder bookmark
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 12a - Bull in a China Shop

    Make your comic book debut and let us write you into Murder issue #4! You will have at least one line of dialog and will work closely with Matthew to figure out how you want to be depicted. You will get all the digital behind-the-scenes material in the making of issues #1, #2, and #2.1, including exclusive sketches, character sheets, early script drafts and much, much more.

    You will also get a chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin, Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards and vinyl stickers, signed physical and DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 and #2.1, a Murder bookmark AND Trap Music, Not Mice magnet!

    Includes:
    • Your own cameo in Murder issue #4!
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin
    • Chibi Butcher's Butcher vinyl sticker
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl sticker
    • Exclusive BTS material on Murder thumbdrive
    • The Melanated Melody collectible trading card
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • Melanated Melody physical print by Auriant
    • Butcher's Butcher physical print by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody digital artwork by Auriant
    • Butcher's Butcher digital artwork by Auriant
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • Murder bookmark
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 12b - Bull in a China Shop

    Make your comic book debut and let us write you into Murder issue #5! You will have at least one line of dialog and will work closely with Matthew to figure out how you want to be depicted. You will get all the digital behind-the-scenes material in the making of issues #1, #2, and #2.1, including exclusive sketches, character sheets, early script drafts and much, much more. You will also get a chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin, Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards and vinyl stickers, signed physical and DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 and #2.1, a Murder bookmark AND Trap Music, Not Mice magnet!

    Includes:
    • Your own cameo in Murder issue #5
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • Chibi Butcher's Butcher vinyl sticker
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl sticker
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin
    • Exclusive BTS material on Murder thumbdrive
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • The Melanated Melody collectible trading card
    • Butcher's Butcher physical print by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody physical print by Auriant
    • Butcher's Butcher digital artwork by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody digital artwork by Auriant
    • Murder bookmark
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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    Tier 12c - Bull in a China Shop

    Get your own piece of comic book history with the actual script for Murder issue #2, signed by the writer and editor. Complete with red pen marks! You will get all the digital behind-the-scenes material in the making of issues #1, #2, and #2.1, including exclusive sketches, character sheets, early script drafts and much, much more.

    You will also get a chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin, Melanated Melody and Butcher's Butcher trading cards and vinyl stickers, signed physical and DRM-free digital copies of Murder issues #1, #2 and #2.1, a Murder bookmark AND Trap Music, Not Mice magnet!

    Includes:
    • Autographed original script of Murder issue #2
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2
    • Signed physical copy of Murder issue #2.1
    • Chibi Butcher's Butcher vinyl sticker
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl sticker
    • Chibi Melanated Melody vinyl pin
    • Exclusive BTS material on Murder thumbdrive
    • The Melanated Melody collectible trading card
    • The Butcher's Butcher collectible trading card
    • Melanated Melody physical print by Auriant
    • Butcher's Butcher physical print by Auriant
    • Melanated Melody digital artwork by Auriant
    • Butcher's Butcher digital artwork by Auriant
    • Murder bookmark
    • Trap Music, Not Mice fridge magnet
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #1 (2nd edition)
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2
    • DRM-free digital copy of Murder issue #2.1
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Funding period

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