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Bo HamptonBy Bo Hampton
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Bo HamptonBy Bo Hampton
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                          3 Devils

NOTE TO BACKERS OUTSIDE THE U.S.--SHIPPING  AMOUNT  FOR  ONE COPY OF THE BOOK SHOULD BE $10 [NOT $20]. WE WILL REFUND $10 IMMEDIATELY AFTER BILLING TO ANYONE WHO HAS ALREADY PLEDGED . THIS ONLY APPLIES  TO PURCHASE OF 1 COPY OF THE BOOK. SORRY ABOUT THAT!

3 Devils is an 80 pg. graphic novel written and drawn by Bo Hampton and colored by Jeremy Mohler. It's a Supernatural Western/ Action/ Adventure/ Melodrama and too much for editors, in general, to wrap their heads around, in this country and in Europe. So now we're down--or UP--depending on your view-point -- to the readers, themselves. We're looking up--and forward. And now, without further ado...

1873, Northern Utah...a young Gypsy girl witnesses the slaughter of her family by a vampire known only as the White Man and his gang of thugs...

...the next day she's found by an ex-slave who has been transformed into a Zuvembie by a Haitian witch...

 ...the soul-less being feels a spark of compassion for the girl and realizes she may be his last hope of  connection to his own humanity.

               He decides to take the girl in and 5 years later they begin the search for The White Man. Along the way they come upon a travelling freak show with a head-liner called The Wolf Boy. But he's just an 18 year old genetic anomaly with a hair- covered body and teeth sharpened for effect. He's mis-treated and held prisoner by the circus owner and the girl insists upon the poor boy's rescue. The ex-slave only cares about the girl--and whatever she wants she gets.

            This goes well until they realize the Wolf Boy has been bitten by an actual Werewolf.

               After a method of controlling his more bestial side is discovered these three misfits...who are already forced to deal with the dark forces of bigotry every day...find themselves bound by a pact of vengeance against sheer, supernatural evil.  They must find and destroy...the 3 Devils.

 Above is an example of a pencil vs. inked page from 3 Devils

 Above two blasts from Bo Hampton's past --The Sleepy Hollow print and cover from one of many Batman books he drew for D.C. comics.

A couple of action pages from 3 Devils, beautifully colored by Jeremy Mohler...

 Below is the B&W sketch cover reward at the $175 level...1 of a kind!

Sketch card cover art!
Sketch card cover art!

 Below is a scan of the Water-colored sketch card cover reward:

RARE!!!!
RARE!!!!

 Here's an example of how Bo works in stages--in this case there was no pencil page--just a blown up sketch layout--then inked on lightbox--

 --then color.

 2 more recent pages in glorious B&W...for anyone looking for the inked page reward [non- high action, that is] you can't really go wrong...

Risks and challenges

Bo Hampton :" I've been co-writing books recently, like last year's RIVEN with Robert Tinnell [Dark Horse] and I'm at the point where I'm champing at the bit to get the reins!! Unfortunate metaphor but kind of apt. I've been the whipped horse helping to pull the Mainstream Comics wagon for a while and now I've jumped fully into the driver's seat.This book reminds me more of the independent series' I worked on back in the 80's for Pacific comics [Alien Worlds/Luger/Pathways to Fantasy] than anything remotely current. But at it's heart 3 Devils is a story about being an outcast your entire life and finally finding the people that can help you overcome the obstacles put in your path--both natural and in this case...Supernatural. [minus the Land of Misfit Toys, of course.]"

THIS IS A KICKSTARTER BOOK--

The funding for the entire book is coming from you guys. And not just this book--with luck--and enough benevolent patrons out there--we'll continue with 3 more volumes. This first outing will be self-contained but will also serve as an origin story that sets up the rest of the series...giving the Devils their due--one book each! But, that's down the road. Check out the Rewards on the right and jump in at any level you want. We're glad to have you!
Bo Hampton: " Okay, so it takes 9 months or so...it's all going to be worth it! This is my baby...but really it's OUR baby and--umm...scratch that.You know what I mean. "

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    We'll get the ball rolling with a digital download of the book [PDF format] and a hearty clasp!

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    You get the digital version of the book and the original script. All in glorious PDF!

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    You get the 80 page graphic novel signed by Bo Hampton as well as your name printed in the Thank You section of the book!

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    Canucks abound! The book signed by Bo Hampton
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    Included here: the signed graphic novel as well
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    LIMITED EDITION PRINT--11x17" full color--by Bo Hampton is attached to the signed 80 pg. graphic novel and the PDF and your name printed in the Thank You section of the book!

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    SLEEPY HOLLOW PRINT! You get the 11x17" limited edition print from Hampton's 1993 Harvey nominated graphic novel and the signed book[3 Devils] and the PDF and your name forever inscribed on the glorious Thank You list!

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    But WAIT!! We're not done yet! ORDER NOW and receive 2 limited edition Bo Hampton prints, the Headless Horseman print, the signed 3 Devils graphic novel, the PDF version and your name in the book, most humbly thanked! [ALL PRINTS AND BOOKS ARE SIGNED--just so you know.]

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    Re-Marqued version! The book will sport an inked head sketch of one of the 3 main characters by Bo Hampton. PDF version also included--as well as your name in the book!

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    RETAILERS INCENTIVE! [retailers only] We'll ship 8 signed copies of the book to your store!
    [continental U.S. only]

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    ORIGINAL ART! No fooling around--these are the pencilled pages from 3 Devils. Dripping with graphite and erasure marks. Bo's pencils are looser because he tightens them during the ink stage. This is where the inspiration lives. We'll shuffle the deck of 45 pages-- you will be emailed 2 pages to choose from on a first come first served basis--last one in gets the last page available. At least 1 of the 3 main heroes will be featured, guaranteed! This reward also includes the signed graphic novel , PDF version and your name inscribed in the Eternal Gratitude section of the book!

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    Original art! This B&W inked Sketch Card Cover features Bo's Batman from Legends of the Dark Knight #36 --this is a copy of Batman Black and White #1 with the drawing as the cover! You also get the 3 Devils signed GN WITH a head sketch on the inside cover, and the PDF and your name printed in the hall of eternal gratitude section of the printed book! [ look on left side to see the drawing!]

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    ORIGINAL PENCIL ART--ACTION / MULTIPLE MAIN CHARACTERS PAGES!!!!!!
    Same deal as reward #11 but these are either HIGH action or feature ALL 3 main characters--the gypsy girl--the ex-slave/Zuvembie AND the Wolfman/Werewolf. This reward also includes the signed graphic novel , PDF version and your name inscribed in the Eternal Gratitude section of the book!

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    THE MIRACLE THAT IS THE LIGHT BOX!
    ORIGINAL--- INK ---ART! No fooling around--these are the inked pages from 3 Devils. With minor variations this is what makes it to the printed page!. We'll shuffle the deck of 45 pages-- you will be emailed 2 pages to choose from on a first come first served basis--last one in gets the last page available. At least 1 of the 3 main heroes will be featured, guaranteed! This reward also includes the signed graphic novel , PDF version and your name inscribed in the Eternal Gratitude section of the book!

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    Original WATERCOLOR by Bo Hampton graces this sketch card cover!! It features Batman from Legends of the Dark Knight #35 --this is a copy of Batman Black and White #1 with Bo's Batman/Viking on the cover! You also get the 3 Devils signed GN WITH a head sketch on the inside cover, and the PDF and your name printed in the hall of eternal gratitude section of the printed book! [ look on left side to see the Watercolor!]

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    ORIGINAL --INK-- ART--ACTION / MULTIPLE MAIN CHARACTERS PAGES!!!!!! Same deal as reward #13 but these are either HIGH action or feature ALL 3 main characters--the gypsy girl--the ex-slave/Zuvembie AND the Wolfman/Werewolf. OR ALL OF THE ABOVE--THERE ARE SOME OF THOSE!! WHA__WHAATT??This reward also includes the signed graphic novel , PDF version and your name inscribed in the Eternal Gratitude section of the book!

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    BO HAMPTON ORIGINAL PINUP--11x17 fully penciled and inked drawing of ANY character in a setting of your choice.
    This reward also includes the signed graphic novel-with head sketch on inside cover , PDF version and your name inscribed in the Eternal Gratitude section of the book!

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    ALL ABOUT YOU! Wanna be a supporting character--We'll get your likeness and name--into the story! AND you'll get the original art page [pencilled only] that proves it! You'll be a STAR!!! This reward also includes the signed graphic novel , PDF version and your name inscribed in the Eternal Gratitude section of the book!

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    MAC DADDY!!! The B&W COVER art for 3 Devils is yours! Also the Sleepy Hollow Print--2 more prints of our choice--the signed graphic novel WITH a head sketch on inside front cover! [All by Bo Hampton] PLUS the digital PDF version and a BOLD thank you in the Eternal Gratitude section.

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