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Everybody needs oxygen! -----A best collection of Xingtong Lu's illustrations and comics during the past 10 years.
Everybody needs oxygen! -----A best collection of Xingtong Lu's illustrations and comics during the past 10 years.
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The book OXYGEN---The art of Xingtong Lu
The book OXYGEN---The art of Xingtong Lu

This art book will collect together the very best of Xingtong Lu's manga style art works during her 10 years career. 

Sample illustration of the book
Sample illustration of the book

The Who

Xingtong Lu, is a creative Illustrator, Concept Artist. Her works have been internationally published and exhibited. She is specialist in anime style. She published many comics on different Chinese magazines, and collaborated with lots of writers, games, companies over the world. 

See more about Xingtong and her work:

Xingtong's website
Xingtong's website
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Xi's collaborated e-book on Kindle
Xi's collaborated e-book on Kindle

WHAT MAKES THIS BOOK AWESOME?

This is the book of a great chance to read Xingtong's best comics and illustrations.

  • 30 best selected illustrations. Please see the samples below. ( There will be many exclusive new works which haven't been published before)
  •  8 page full colour comic  Jealousy 

------ A short story between a twin sister who can not speak and the         other can not see. They envy each other and dream to become the other. 

page from < Jealousy >
page from < Jealousy >
  • A 4 pages colour story - World Without You

------ A story about a girl's journey of looking for the one she had been waiting for.

  • A 33 pages full colour comic THE SOUTH

          ---- A story about a little girl who casts gold as her job. She and her village work and dominate by the invader. She dreams to be the best coin caster in the world. She also has a good friend called 'seven' which is a cute elephant and lives with her. Her grandfather told her a mysterious place that is full of dreams and courage called THE SOUTH...... 

  • The book will also introduce the tools/ working envirment of mine. Some daily sketches/ journals and a lot of interesting stuff. 

The collaborator

Also, we are honored to have Zachary Rawlins, the awesome author of The Central Series, paranoid Magical Thinking, The night market to write the preface for the book OXYGEN. 


The Standard

  • SIZE: A4
  • PAGES(trade edition): 110 pages(estimated)
  • FULL COLOUR

The Goal

 £9999= We unlock the WORLDWIDE FREE DELIVERY!! for Kickstarter supporters.

The Funds

Our first goal is £5566, the funds will all use for printing the book, editing, and of making the posters, postcards, the bags.  Any left over of the funds will be used to make new books. I'm thinking to make more comic books in the near future.

Since Kickstarter is ALL or Nothing! Your help for backing and promoting this book is very appreciated. 


For the SHIPPING FEES:

We have to add shipping fees to make sure everything is post to you securely. But, best quality with the best design--- these stunning stuff are always worth to get!  Best gift for yourself in 2013!

Thanks very much again for everyone's support.

If you have any question, please feel free to ask me.

Wish you all the best in 2013!

Xingtong Lu

Risks and challenges

It may take time for me to print all the stuff (posters/post cards/booklets). The estimated delivery time will be in May. But I will take care of it and make them carefully with the best quality. I will make sure all pieces are mailed out securely.

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  • If this project is successfully funded, the book will be published before April. The estimated delivery for the book is in MAY. However I will try to finish it as earlier as possible.

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    Your name will be listed in a special thank you page regarding this artbook on my website

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    A poster that you can choose from the 5 options + A post card of my illustration printed with the greetings written by me. (International friends please add £4 for shipping.)

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    'THE BASIC PACK'

    You get the signed, trade edition book 'The art of Xingtong Lu' plus your name in the special thank you page on my website.
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    'THE MYSTERIOUS CARD PACK'

    THE BASIC PACK PLUS a post card of my illustration printed with the greetings written by me in CHINESE or customized upon request. (International friends please add £20 for shipping.)

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    'THE EXCLUSIVE COMIC PACK'

    'THE MYSTERIOUS CARD PACK', PLUS a 66 page black & white comic booklet exclusive to Kickstarter supporters. (International friends please add £22 for shipping.)

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    'THE SIGNED POSTER PACK'

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    #'THE GIFT DRAWING PACK'----'THE BAG PACK' PLUS you can choose a character, I will illustrate him/her for you.All the gift drawings will be collaged it in the book. Your name will be listed in the thank you page IN THE BOOK.
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    "THE 99 PACK"

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    #"THE 123 PACK"

    'The 99 PACK' PLUS an 20 page exclusive TUTORIAL booklet. (International friends please add £25 for shipping.)

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    'THE FULL PAGE PACK'

    Same to THE GIFT DRAWING PACK, BUT your gift drawing will appear in my book in FULL PAGE. (International friends please add £25 for shipping.)

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    You can get everthing from 'THE 123 PACK', I will illustrate a special 6-page full colour comic upon your request. The comic will be published in the book and you will be credited for this comic. We can discuss the story together. Also, you get one piece of my hand drawing upon your request in A3 size. Your book will be printed individually with a customized first page. (Thank you page, or anything you'd like to write)

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