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The Devil is Due In Dreary is a western thriller comic book that will be published in four issues beginning the fall of 2011.

Two strangers with a questionable past arrive in the reclusive town of Dreary and unknowingly fulfill a prophecy the town believes will precede the coming of the apocalypse.  Classic cars, pompadours and rock-n-roll meet the folklore of the American southwest in this rockabilly take on the classic western.

The Devil is Due in Dreary will be four 22-page comic books to be published this fall by Ardden Entertainment. This campaign is for the first book.  We need your help to pay for the wonderful artwork from Alex Sanchez (cover), Allan Jefferson (pencils), Jonas Trindade (inking) and Diego Tapie (colorist). 

From these character sketches below you can see all the stages the artists go through from the sketch to the pencil to the inking to the final color.

The comic is based off a screenplay written by David Parkin and Dave is writing all four comic books.  Over the past few months David has written the first book and our artists have been hard at work (as you can see from the artwork already completed in the video above).  We need to raise the $5000 to pay our artists.  $5000 will complete book #1 but anything we raise beyond that will help us pay for the second, third and fourth books!  So please keep contributing!

The first book is set to be released in late October and the subsequent books will follow monthly.  Ultimately we plan to make a movie as the comic is based off a screenplay.

We need your help to make this comic book a reality!  And with just $25 you get a signed copy of the book, and for $35 your name can be in print, but you can be a part of our project on many levels including being drawn into the book as a character!

The Devil is Due in Dreary is a western thriller about the town of Dreary whose people live in fear of a prophecy that on a given day of the year if two outlaws pass through the town, the Devil will follow at sunrise to take the souls of the people of Dreary. On the day of our story two men, possibly outlaws, pass through Dreary. Will they bring the Devil? Will they make it out alive?

Only with your support will we find out the answers to these questions!

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    A personal acknowledgement on our Facebook page and a warm smile!

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    An early copy of our book (we'll ship in late September a month before the book is available to the public) AND an invite to or release parties to be held in NY and LA in late October.

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    All of the above AND a signed copy of your book by David Parkin, the creator and writer of the comic book (personalized if you desire).

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    ALL of the above AND your name in the Special Thanks section of the book. That means your name, in print, FOREVER!

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    ALL of the above AND the cover artist, Alex Sanchez, will sign the book (personalized if you desire). Alex is known for his stunning work in Star Wars: The Old Republic, Justice Society of America Classified, Tales of the Vampires and 30 Days of Night, to name a few. (We will also email you a Jpeg from the comic book.)

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    ALL of the above AND an 11x17 POSTER of the cover that is signed by David Parkin (creator / writer and personalized if desired).

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    ALL of the above AND if the movie gets made (which it will be!) your name will appear on screen in the special thanks credits of the movie!

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    ALL of the above AND Alex Sanchez (our cover artist) will do a personalized sketch for you (could be a sketch of you, your friend, your favorite car, your pet, whatever you like...)

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    ALL of the above AND receive an ORIGINAL page of our comic book art from the interior of the book signed by our interior artist Allan Jefferson (known for his stunning work in War Machine, Justice League of America and Predators: Preserve the game, to name a few). There are only 22 pages per book and only ONE original of each page so own something unique that no one else will own! (Personalized if you desire.)

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    ALL of the above AND submit a picture of yourself (or a friend or whomever) and get drawn into the third or fourth book as a character! That's right, this is an opportunity to be immortalized in a comic book!

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    ALL of the above (including being drawn into the book as a character) AND have a line written into the book for your character to say! This is your opportunity to not only be drawn in as a character but also to have a line in the book, making you even further immortalized!!

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    ALL of the above (EVERYTHING ) AND the ORIGINAL cover sketch signed by Alex Sanchez (the cover artist). There is only ONE original cover sketch for a book and this is the first ever book for THE DEVIL IS DUE IN DREARY so this cover will be quite the collector's item! (Can be personalized if desired.)

Funding period

- (30 days)