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The hysterical and heartbreaking story of artist Jack Kirby, "the King of the Comics," at the 2014 Comic Book Theater Festival
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    DIGITAL COMIC - A Kickstarter EXCLUSIVE 60-page digital Jack Kirby “COMIC BOOK COMIC!”

    FIVE of the Jack Kirby biography stories from Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey’s COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF COMICS as a PDF, 100% DRM-free!

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    DIGITAL BOOK - Kickstarter EXCLUSIVE illustratated PDF of “KING KIRBY,” the play by Crystal Skillman & Fred Van Lente -- PLUS the JACK KIRBY "COMIC BOOK COMIC" PDF!

    DRM-free! This play that we are talking about today! It will contain production PHOTOS from the 2014 Comic Book Theater Festival production of King Kirby and notes on historical sources you won’t ever be able to get anywhere else. (Except in the print version, below.)

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    DIGITAL AUDIO RECORDING of KING KIRBY - plus the COMIC BOOK COMICS and KING KIRBY PDFs!

    Due to Actors Equity union rules, we are unable to provide a video recording of the production, but we can provide you with an MP3 of a special performance of the play to be enjoyed on the treadmill, in your car, or, anywhere, really, except the soundless void of outer space. Also DRM-free.

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    SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION BOOK - Containing the full script of "KING KIRBY" with exclusive photos and notes on historical sources, signed by playwrights Crystal Skillman and Fred Van Lente, PLUS the AUDIO RECORDING, KING KIRBY and COMIC BOOK COMICS PDFs!

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    SIGNED PLAYBILL autographed by the playwrights, director and crew plus PHYSICAL BOOK plus the AUDIO RECORDING plus COMIC BOOK COMICS and KING KIRBY PDFs!

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    Signed SIMON & KIRBY PRINT (Limit 50) plus the PHYSICAL KING KIRBY SCRIPT BOOK plus the AUDIO RECORDING plus COMIC BOOK COMICS and KING KIRBY PDFs!

    Artist Ryan Dunlavey created a dynamic COLOR PRINT from his great double-page spread in the Comic Book History of Comics showing how Joe Simon and Jack Kirby’s style revolutionized adventure comics — and he, Crystal and Fred will sign it for you!

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    Signed copy of THE COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF COMICS plus the PHYSICAL KING KIRBY SCRIPT BOOK plus the AUDIO RECORDING plus COMIC BOOK COMICS and KING KIRBY PDFs!

    The book-length story of comics history, and Jack Kirby’s, as told by the award-winning, best-selling Action Philosophers team of cartoonist Ryan Dunlavey and writer/researcher Fred Van Lente, signed by the authors.

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    One COMP TICKET to King Kirby production plus the PHYSICAL KING KIRBY SCRIPT BOOK plus the AUDIO RECORDING plus COMIC BOOK COMICS and KING KIRBY PDFs!

    Due to limited availability, we can only provide a few tickets to performances to backers. BEWARE: Which of the four performances you will receive tickets for will be solely up to our discretion. Check out show dates at the URL below and let us know in the “Notes” section of your pledge which ones you prefer and we will do our best to accommodate you. FIRST COME FIRST SERVE!

    Show dates: http://bricktheater.com/index.php?type=show&id=966

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    COSMIC VOYAGER LEVEL! Comic Book Comics PDF + KING KIRBY script PDF + Audio Recording + Signed Physical Book + Signed King Kirby Print + A PIECE of RYAN DUNLAVEY ORIGINAL ART from the COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF COMICS series!

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    CREATOR OF WORLDS LEVEL! Comic Book Comics PDF + KING KIRBY script PDF + Audio Recording + Signed Physical Book + Signed Simon & Kirby Print + Signed Playbill + Signed COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF COMICS + A piece of original Dunlavey COMIC BOOK COMICS art + a ticket to the show + AND a thank you phone call from Fred and Crystal!

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    Breakfast with the Playwrights plus the PHYSICAL KING KIRBY SCRIPT BOOK plus the AUDIO RECORDING plus COMIC BOOK COMICS and KING KIRBY PDFs!

    Want to hear about the ins-and-outs of comics and/or theater? Have breakfast in New York City with Crystal Skillman and Fred Van Lente. They are both wonderful mealtime companions, close their mouths when they chew, and have not bitten anyone since 2004.

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