Funded! This project was successfully funded on December 24, 2012.

Update #13

BFB Progress Report, Survey Alert and more Art for your eyeballs!

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Hello and HAPPY NEW YEAR, Backers of the BUT!

How are you? We hope 2013 is treating you well so far! Here’s the lowdown on where things are at with the BUT:

Finishing the book: The book’s interiors are currently being finalized, and, after reviewing printer turnaround times, reward fulfillment and shipping logistics the delivery date may be a bit later than we initially estimated. Mid-March, rather than the end of February, is probably more realistic (we’ll be updating you with a more exact ETA shortly).

Tallying up who gets what: Please be on the lookout for the backer surveys we’re sending out this week--the sooner we get your replies, the sooner we can start rounding up your rewards to ship along with your books!

Feelin’ grateful: Between the vigorous support of our backers, the love and attention we got from all corners of the online media world, and the amazing artwork that was both contributed to the book and donated to the campaign, we are feeling mighty fortunate. And speaking of artwork, we can now share this bad-ass art print from Angie Wang with you! Any backers who pledged at the $50 Art Collector level have the option of choosing this print as their reward.

Well, that’s it for now--we’ll be in touch again soon. Again, please do keep an eye out for those backer surveys, so you can get what’s coming to you sooner rather than later!

All our very best wishes for the new year,

Shannon & Joan

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      Creator Shannon O'Leary and Joan Reilly on March 12, 2013

      Hey Raphael! Thanks for your comment! Please see Update #14 :)

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      Creator Raphaël on March 11, 2013

      hey,

      Any update on your project?

      Cheers,
      r.

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    The Virtual BUT: A PDF Copy of The Big Feminist BUT, plus the above.

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    The Femme Fatale: All of the above plus a sketched-in copy of Pet Noir: An Illustrated Anthology of Strange but True Pet Crimes (Manic D Press, 2007) by Shannon O'Leary featuring work by Joan Reilly, Trevor Alixopulos, MariNaomi and more Big Feminist BUT contributors

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    Mini-Comics Mania: All the above plus a mini-comic from either Jen Wang, Corinne Mucha, Andrice Arp, Joan Reilly, or the original Henry & Glenn Forever mini-comic signed by all members of The Igloo Tornado: Tom Neely, Gin Stevens, Scot Nobles and Dino Fucker (we will try to accommodate requests but supplies are limited!)

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    Skype portrait by GABRIELLE BELL: Award winning cartoonist, Gabrielle Bell, will do a Skype portrait of you! Plus you get a special bookplate edition of The Big Feminist BUT signed personally to you from the editors, a PDF of the book, and your name in the Acknowledgements.

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    ADDITIONAL BOOK COLLECTOR REWARD! A sketched in copy of MariNaomi's Kiss & Tell (softcover) plus a special bookplate edition of The Big Feminist BUT signed personally to you from the editors, a PDF of the book, a sketched in copy of Pet Noir and your name in the Acknowledgements.

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    The Book Collector: A signed and/or sketched-in copy of one of the following: 1) Funny Misshapen Body by Jeffrey Brown (paperback) 2) Chiggers by Hope Larson (hardcover) 3) A Wrinkle in Time by Hope Larson (hardcover) 4) Mercury by Hope Larson (paperback) 5) Hereville by Barry Deutsch (paperback) 6) Hereville 1 & 2 by Barry Deutsch (hardcover) 7) Ivy by Sarah Oleksyk (paperback) 8) Dolltopia by Abby Denson (paperback) 9) Tough Love by Abby Denson (paperback) 10) The Devious Book for Cats, illustrated by Emily Flake (paperback) (again, we will try to accommodate requests but supplies are LIMITED - ACT FAST!) plus a special bookplate edition of The Big Feminist BUT signed personally to you from the editors, a PDF of the book, a sketched in copy of Pet Noir and your name in the Acknowledgements.

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    BONUS Art BUTs In: One piece of Big Feminist BUT themed original art from either - New art from Vanessa Davis (Make Me a Woman) and Trevor Alixopulos! - Plus a special bookplate edition of The Big Feminist BUT signed personally to you from the editors, a PDF of the book, and your name in the Acknowledgements.

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    Art BUTs In: One piece of Big Feminist BUT themed original art from either: 1) Justin Hall (No Straight Lines) 2) Hilary Florido (Regular Show) 3) Vanessa Davis (Make Me a Woman) 4) Tom Neely (The Wolf) 5) Sarah Oleksyk (Regular Show, Ivy) 6) Malachi Ward (Prophet) 7) Lauren Weinstein (Girl Stories) 8) Jon Vermilyea (Problem Solverz) 9) Jen Wang (Koko Be Good) 10) Ed Luce (Wuvable Oaf) or 11) Andy Ristaino (Adventure Time) (Again, we will try to accommodate requests but supplies are limited), a special bookplate edition of The Big Feminist BUT signed personally to you from the editors, a PDF of the book, and your name in the Acknowledgements.

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    Art Collector: One piece of original comics art from either 1) Emily Flake 2) Justin Hall or 3) Shaenon Garrity, OR an original drawing or painting (of the artist's choice) by Andrice Arp (Only 5 pieces of Arp art are available, so act fast!). Plus a special bookplate edition of The Big Feminist BUT signed personally to you from the editors, a sketched-in copy of Pet Noir, a PDF of the book, and your name in the Acknowledgements. (Again, we will try to accommodate requests but supplies are limited)

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    ADDITIONAL ART COLLECTOR AWARD! A piece of original comics art from Sari Wilson and Josh Neufeld's story, Playmate and Me, plus a special bookplate edition of The Big Feminist BUT signed personally to you from the editors, a sketched in copy of Pet Noir, a PDF of the book, and your name in the Acknowledgements (Check out Backer Update #4 to get a look at this page!)

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    The Beastly BUT: Co-editor, Joan Reilly, an experienced portrait artist, will draw YOU as an animal, and send you the black-and-white 8x10 original! Or she'll send you a set of prints of famous feminists drawn as animals - you pick! Plus a special bookplate edition of The Big Feminist BUT signed personally to you from the editors, a sketched-in copy of Pet Noir, a PDF of the book, and your name in the Acknowledgements.

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    Big BUT Night Out: Are you in the New York City or Los Angeles area? If you're not, can you get there? Either Joan, who lives in NYC, or Shannon, who lives in LA, will take YOU out for a nice platonic dinner and talk to you about feminism and comics! At that dinner, Joan or Shannon will GIVE you a special bookplate signed edition of The Big Feminist BUT signed personally to you from the editors, a sketched-in copy of Pet Noir (you also get the PDF and your name will be in Acknowledgements)

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