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A fantastic, drastic, intergalactic adventure about getting home for dinner.
A fantastic, drastic, intergalactic adventure about getting home for dinner.
A fantastic, drastic, intergalactic adventure about getting home for dinner.
174 backers pledged AU$ 8,762 to help bring this project to life.

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WHAT IS ACTION TANK?

Action Tank is my original, 100-page graphic novel about a boy who finds himself on the other side of the Solar System and must rely on his brains, his courage and the advice of a mysterious talking unicorn guy if he wants to get home in time for his Mum’s spaghetti carbonara. He does. It’s his favourite.   

Along the way he discovers he’s been drafted into a centuries old Intergalactic Space Trooper Squadron, and is now in possession of the most powerful piece of technology in the universe – The Action Tank!

A fast-moving adventure created with 7-12 year old readers in mind, Action Tank is a story about discovery, friendship, and what you're really capable of. 

HERE'S A PREVIEW...

WANT TO SEE MORE?

You can check out a PDF preview here.

WHAT WILL THE MONEY BE USED FOR?    

I've been working hard on this project for the last year, and the book is complete and ready to print. I'm asking for your support to help me get it printed and into the hands of as many amazing young readers as possible!

THE PRODUCT DETAILS

The book will be 6.625 x 10.25 inches in size, perfect bound with a durable matte laminated softcover.

ONE MORE THING...

Before I go I should probably mention this:

ONLY YOU CAN MAKE THIS HAPPEN.

I'm really proud of Action Tank and can't wait for you to read it... but your support is critical! Without you, Action Tank may just end up being a really nice PDF file that remains forever buried deep in the folder structure of my laptop.

So pledge now and let's get this thing made!

Thanks for your support!

- Mike

 

 

Risks and challenges

While the writing and artwork for the book itself is already complete, it's certainly possible we may encounter some challenges when it comes to production and distribution.

You should know, however, that the Chief Operating Officer of this Kickstarter campaign (my genius wife) has done an enormous amount of work to ensure both the production and distribution processes will be as streamlined as possible.

She's also organised multiple distribution models, which means no matter where you live - in Australia (like me), the U.S. (like a lot of you), or anywhere else in the world (like the rest of you) - you'll get the fastest delivery and the cheapest shipping rates we could organise.

Having said all that, stuff could still go wrong, but if it does, I am committed to being completely transparent about it so you always have a good sense of when you can expect your awesome book(s) to arrive.

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    Pledge AU$ 1 or more About $0.76

    You're a STAR! Literally.

    Action Tank is a story that involves (amongst other things) space travel. In thanks for your support, you'll get a star named after you (or the person you're buying the book for), which means your name will appear as part of the official ACTION TANK Galactic Star Chart, found in the back of the book.

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    • A star on the ACTION TANK Galactic Star Chart named after you
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    Pledge AU$ 7 or more About $5

    Action Tank - The PDF!

    A digital copy of the Action Tank graphic novel, emailed straight to your inbox.

    Includes:
    • The ACTION TANK graphic novel - PDF edition!
    • A star on the ACTION TANK Galactic Star Chart named after you
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    Pledge AU$ 20 or more About $15

    Action Tank - The BOOK!

    Hold it in your hands, read it with your eyes, love it with your heart.

    Includes:
    • The ACTION TANK graphic novel - Softcover printed edition!
    • The ACTION TANK graphic novel - PDF edition!
    • A star on the ACTION TANK Galactic Star Chart named after you
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    Pledge AU$ 50 or more About $38

    Action Tank - TRIPLE THE ACTION!

    Got more than one kid? Get more than one book! In fact, pledging at this level will get you THREE. Do the maths. It's a no-brainer.

    Includes:
    • The ACTION TANK graphic novel - Softcover printed edition!
    • The ACTION TANK graphic novel - PDF edition!
    • Name THREE stars on the ACTION TANK Galactic Star Chart
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    Pledge AU$ 250 or more About $189

    Action Tank - REX!

    The galaxy's most brooding one-eyed, four-horned unicorn is getting his own variant cover! But finding one will be harder than getting Rex to talk about his past. Only 10 in existence!

    Includes:
    • ACTION TANK graphic novel w LIMITED EDITION Rex Quattricorn cover
    • The ACTION TANK graphic novel - PDF edition!
    • A star on the ACTION TANK Galactic Star Chart named after you
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- (30 days)