UPDATE: *** STRETCH GOALS!! ***
$4,500 STRETCH GOAL: BUTTON and STICKER!
If we hit $4,500, everyone receiving a book will also receive a 1.5" HOT! button AND a 3 x 3" vinyl KOGAN LEG DROP die cut sticker! That's right, folks, we're going for TWO extra AWESOME items for our first Stretch Goal!! We're blown away by the support and would like to reward you guys with extra goodies! I've already created the button and sticker images so they'll be ready as soon as we hit $4,500!! Check out the designs below:
$5,500 STRETCH GOAL: UPGRADE TO HARDCOVER!
This is the one we've been dreaming about. If we hit $5,500, we'll upgrade the book from trade paperback softcover to HARDCOVER!! We want to give everyone the best quality book we know we can so let's push for $5,500!!!
What the heck is FOR THE TITLE?!
FOR THE TITLE is an original daily web comic created by Lance Schibi and Austin Green. A new panel is posted every Monday through Friday and the ongoing story follows the adventures to bring Macho Ghost back to life. There's only one true thing that can bring Macho back to the living world: THE CHAMPION WISH! Macho Ghost looks to Warrior to battle the elusive Ho Kogan to win the title, and bring him back to flesh and blood!
So what's the goal here?
With over a year of panels & ridiculous story arcs, Lance and Austin are looking for help to get a printed edition of FOR THE TITLE to share with the world. The FOR THE TITLE: CHAMPION WISH EDITION will collect the first three volumes of the ongoing web series: CHAMPION WISH, THRASH CITY and GIANT MOUNTAIN. That's 104-pages of body-slamming, pile-driving, bone-crushing, neon FUN!
The book is DONE and ready for printing! Do you remember those old Garfield books as a kid? Well, the CHAMPION WISH EDITION will look just like that! It'll measure in at 5" x 10.5" inches and have 104 eye-popping color pages (two panels per page) for you to wrap you hands around. All Lance & Austin need are the funds to get the book off to the printer!
FOR THE TITLE Guest Artists!
Here's a breakdown of the FANTASTIC guest artists FOR THE TITLE: CHAMPION WISH EDITION has within it's pages, and where you can find more of their art:
- Nick Pitarra (Image's MANHATTAN PROJECTS)
- Tim Doyle (NAKATOMI INC.)
- Cody Schibi (DRAWING A BLANK, GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS)
- Claire Connelly (DOWN WITH THE SHIP, CLEAN HANDS)
- Ryan Lee (Marvel's INHUMAN SPECIAL, THE NATURALS)
- Greg&Fake (Image's HOAX HUNTERS, AMERICAN NATURE)
- WorthyEnemies - Gabe Hernandez (RETROBAND)
- Jon David Guerrera (NIGHTMARE PRO WRESTLING)
- Sam Lotfi (Marvel's PAINKILLER JANE: THE PRICE OF FREEDOM)
- Kelsey Shannon (IDW)
- Kevin Zeigler (AFTER HOUDINI)
- Jon Smith (NAKATOMI INC.)
- Sain'tJAHn (LATTER DAY SAINTS INTERNATIONAL WRESTLING)
- Brian Canio (MAXXSTERLING)
- Robert Simpson (HIT ME, I THINK I'M HAPPY)
- Ryan Taylor (GRINNING MASK)
- Lateef Ade' Reid (ME163)
- Rob Perez (DEAD BEAT HERO)
- Oscar Gomez (LEGACY COMICS PODCAST)
- Matthew McCoy (CHIEF MCCOY)
- Kenny Benedict (THE GUILDIES)
- John Garcia (JG!)
Check out some of the AWESOME Rewards for backing this project!
We have tons of great rewards (although the book is the championship trophy here) available! Not only can you get your hands on some AMAZING original art from the artists listed above, we also have hand-painted MACHO GHOST masks, FOR THE TITLE character buttons AND the opportunity to become a FOR THE TITLE guest artist in Vol. 4: RUMBLEMANIA! Take a look at some of the rewards:
SO WHAT DO YOU THINK?!?
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Risks and challenges
Lance has the majority of the artwork in hand and ready for shipping from all collaborators. We've left ample time for the artists to work directly with those who back at the custom art reward levels. The goal is to ship the book with all included rewards (except for larger pieces that require a shipping tube) so Lance will work directly with the backers and artists involved to make this doable before or by June.
We will keep everyone up-to-date if there are any delays or information which needs sharing during and/or after the funding campaign.
International shipping has been a thorn in some past kickstarter project's side so please ask any questions you may have if pledging from outside North America. Additional costs have been factored into each reward level to cover International shipping & handling costs.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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