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An Adventure Story with Greek Gods and Gay Heroes! - The Odyssey meets Star Wars…LGBT style!
An Adventure Story with Greek Gods and Gay Heroes! - The Odyssey meets Star Wars…LGBT style!
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MERAKI: Descent to the Underworld

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  • MERAKI is a fantasy-adventure with Greek Gods, Genetic-Hybrids and Gay Heroes!
  • MERAKI will be a 32 page, high quality, full-color, limited edition comic book. 

The world of MERAKI is a futuristic realm fused with Greek Mythology. This first story takes place in the Underworld. The stunning artwork of Minh Hằng brings legendary creatures to life in this kingdom of the dead.

Our story follows Psi, as she journeys into the Underworld on a quest of the Gods, to retrieve the blood of Cronus. But the further she descends through the realms of the dead, the more she discovers the Gods are not as benevolent as she once believed. Now Psi must risk her life to save Gods she no longer trusts or face the wrath of Zeus!

Minh Hằng's work creating the cover of MERAKI: Descent to the Underworld

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Minh Hằng working on Page 8 of MERAKI: Descent to the Underworld

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It is important that I tell a quality story, but also produce a quality book. The standard edition book will be printed on 70lb paper with a 105lb cover including a gloss coating.

Printing & Shipping: $2,000 -This covers the printing of the books and shipping.

Production: $2,300 -This covers the remaining layouts, coloring, and lettering of the book.

Fees and contingencies: $700 (14%) -This will cover Kickstarter and Amazon fees and contingencies.

TOTAL: $5,000

Risks and challenges

I have planned extensively to minimize the risks of this project. To demonstrate how dedicated I am to creating this story I have self-financed all of the production costs at this time.

I will be transparent with the production of this book. I will post timely updates and notify backers of any setbacks.

This project is extremely important to me and I will do my best to satisfy every backer.

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    DIGITAL DELUXE PACK

    Get a downloadable, HD resolution PDF of MERAKI, featuring 32 pages of stunning artwork
    AND 5 pages of concept and layout sketches not included in the book!

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    STANDARD COPY

    Get a copy of this limited edition first printing of MERAKI, a 32-page high-quality comic book!

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    TWO STANDARD COPIES

    Get two copies of the Standard Limited Edition first printing of the 32-page high-quality MERAKI comic book!

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    NUMBERED VARIANT COVER

    Get a numbered Variant cover of MERAKI, a 32-page high-quality comic book!

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    VARIANT COVER PACKAGE

    Get a numbered Variant cover of MERAKI AND an extremely limited edition Kickstarter exclusive cover -only 100 copies will be printed!

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    STANDARD COPY + ALL ADD-ONS (Keychain, Patch and 9"x12" Print)!

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    VARIANT COVER PACKAGE + ORIGINAL SKETCH ARTWORK!

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    BECOME A DEAD SOUL + VARIANT COVER PACKAGE AND ALL ADD-ONS (Keychain, Patch and 9"x12" Print)!

    Your soul now belongs to Hades. The talented Minh Hằng will draw you as a wandering Dead Soul of the Underworld! Plus get the original sketch artwork of you as a Dead Soul.

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    ORIGINAL SKETCH ARTWORK

    Own a piece of the book! Get an original sketch artwork page from MERAKI.

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    BECOME A SUPPORTING CHARACTER

    Get drawn into the comic book! Become a supporting character -a "Dead Soul" with lines!

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