About this project
This work is not endorsed, sponsored or affiliated with CBS Studios Inc., or the STAR TREK® franchise. The STAR TREK properties are owned by CBS Studios Inc. and protected by trademark and copyright laws, which not only protect CBS Studios Inc., but the actors, artists and talent associated with the creation of the franchise and the hundreds of legitimate licensees.
I have drawn all of the women that Captain Kirk ever kissed in the original Star Trek series. Part celebration of the women of Trek, part loving parody of our favorite Captain, Ladies of Kirk is a fully-illustrated original art book. Brilliant lawyer Areel, shapeshifting telepath Sylvia, wholesome Edith Keeler, they're all here. One captain, nineteen women, one book.
Ladies of Kirk will be a 6x9", 42 page, full-color, softbound and hardbound book. It will contain 19 colorful illustrations, with a memorable quote and short summary of each character. By backing my Kickstarter, you can get your own copy of Ladies of Kirk.
Ladies in the book: Andrea, Helen Noel, Leonore Karidian, Areel Shaw, Edith Keeler, Marlena, Sylvia, Shana, Elaan, Ann Mulhall, Kelinda, Drusilla, Miramanee, Uhura, Deela, Odona, Nona, Rayna and Marta.
I'm a professional illustrator who grew up with Star Trek the Original Series. Recently I realized that I could combine my love of Star Trek, 60's fashion and drawing by giving myself this mission to draw all of Captain Kirk's love interests. As I re-watched the show and studied the women's characters and costumes, I was impressed by the sheer diversity of these women, in their personalities, employment, motivations and costumes. The only things uniting them are their love of Kirk and voluminous hair. I created this book to spread the love of obscure but awesome Star Trek characters with the world.
- $10 - PDF download of Ladies of Kirk.
- $15 - Paperback copy of Ladies of Kirk.
- $25 - Paperback copy of Ladies of Kirk, and a set of five postcards. (Edit: reward has been increased to eight postcards!)
- $40 - Signed, limited edition hardback copy of Ladies of Kirk, and a set of five postcards. (Edit: reward has been increased to eight postcards!)
- $200 - Custom portrait of yourself in the Star Trek costume of your choice! Plus the signed hardback book, and a set of five postcards. (Edit: reward has been increased to eight postcards!)
If you would like to order multiple copies of Ladies of Kirk, I have created an add-on option. Basically, what you do for an add-on is increase your pledge by a certain amount, then leave a note for me in your pledge regarding your add-on.
- For each additional paperback, add $15 for USA/$25 for international
- For a paperback + postcard set, add $25 for USA/$35 for international
- For each additional signed hardback, add $35 for USA/$44 for international
- For a signed hardback + postcard set, add $45 for USA/$54 for international
Since we hit the campaign goal so quickly, I have put together some new stretch goals.
- $4,300 - REACHED!! All backers $15 and up will receive bookmarks with a drawing of Kirk on one side, Spock on the other.
- $8,600 - Ladies of Kirk coloring books will be available as a digital download for ALL backers, so you can print your coloring pages at home.
To thank you for reading this far down the page, here's a free digital wallpaper for you to download!
(Psst! You can see the outtakes from my Kickstarter video here!)
Risks and challenges
All the illustrations are complete. All that is left to do is to choose a printing service (which depends on the amount of book orders), lay out the book according to their specifications, then place the order.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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