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Gore, Monsters, Action and Intrigue. Join the comic epic set on the doorstep of of WWI. Find out what's keeping Noah alive.

Help us print Deathless: the story of Noah in Full Color!

Not the final cover design.  But still totally sweet.
Not the final cover design. But still totally sweet.

Who is Noah?

Noah would like to answer that question, but his memory got fuzzy about 200 years ago. Deathless is the story of Noah, a character based on Mesoamerican mythology, as he searches for the clues to his enigmatic past. Volume 1 is the 100+ page first step into Noah's world as he and his friends are dragged into a twisted conspiracy in the months leading up to WWI. Noah has begun to have visions of his former life on the islands of his missing homeland.

  • Why have the clergy summoned Noah to a strange monastery in Denmark? 
  • Who are the two baleful visitors from Noah's past who await him there? 
  • Why have all those around Noah died while he continues to live? 
  • What's with all the intestines that keep spilling out of Noah's gut?
Seriously, what's with all the guts?
Seriously, what's with all the guts?

Yeah, but what else?

Deathless combines Mesoamerican mythology with elements of William Blake's cosmology. There are clergymen faced with a crisis of faith and Noah's companions who, for reasons both innocent and selfish, follow him on his adventures hoping to unlock the secret of his missing world, and the cause of his apparent immortality.

DAN

By the way, those goggles make you look fat.
By the way, those goggles make you look fat.

PATTY

Lavender is a ridiculous color choice.
Lavender is a ridiculous color choice.

To illustrate Noah's visions of his past, Joe switches styles and illustrates using a variety of mediums. Below is an image with charcoal on distressed paper that Joe has cut out and placed directly onto the panel. 

Behold, my sweet cave drawing hat!
Behold, my sweet cave drawing hat!

What's so compelling about Deathless?

Deathless goes beyond any one genre. We set out to tell a thrilling, epic tale because that's what we like to read. Sometimes when we talk about Noah and world we've created, we get so excited we start punching each other in the face, no joke. 

Other times we take out our aggression on Skrulls.
Other times we take out our aggression on Skrulls.

Underneath the surface of blood and gore, creatures and sweet dredlocks, is a story about a guy who's lost everything and has tried for centuries to fit into world where nothing makes sense to him. Deathless is the story of Noah overcoming the loneliness of outliving his friends and family, and conquering the haunting feeling that he is responsible for the loss of his entire culture. It's a heavy burden that's forced him into the debt of many dangerous and deadly individuals over the years. 

What's next?

Deathless recently joined the Rampage Network a collective of web comics where we'll begin posting the next section of Noah's adventures sometime this fall. Your support will help us print the beautiful Volume 1 in full color and ensure that Noah's story continues. 

Make a pledge for the future of Deathless, and follow us to keep up with our updates. We have lots of badass stuff to reveal over the coming weeks!

Rewards!

This is just a sample of some of the awesome things you can receive for pledging to Deathless. Check out the rest of them over here >>>>>

1Gb USB Bracelet pre-loaded with the full e-comic and a bunch of surprises
1Gb USB Bracelet pre-loaded with the full e-comic and a bunch of surprises
The big guy! 4 feet tall and 9 feet wide! One of only two ever pressed from original, handmade woodcuts by Joe Blablazo.
The big guy! 4 feet tall and 9 feet wide! One of only two ever pressed from original, handmade woodcuts by Joe Blablazo.
The 6"x9" Print that comes with all the pledges $10 and up!
The 6"x9" Print that comes with all the pledges $10 and up!

We are planning to have the book printed and shipped by the second week of September!

Deathhless Includes Awesome Sketches by Badass Comic Artists 

Your copy of Deathless will include all these sketches by great artists and creators. (Both the print comic and e-comic)

Janet Lee, Eisner award winning artist of Return of the Dapper Men

Noah digs his new dapper look
Noah digs his new dapper look

Doug TenNapel, Eisner award winning artist and creator of Earthworm Jim and GEAR

We're pretty confident that Noah and Earthworm Jim would be bros in an alternate universe
We're pretty confident that Noah and Earthworm Jim would be bros in an alternate universe

Chris Wisnia is the creator of Monstrosis, Doris Danger Giant Monster Adventures, and an all-around fantastic gentleman.

Sipakna, the Demon Mountain Forger eating... some unlucky dudes
Sipakna, the Demon Mountain Forger eating... some unlucky dudes

Cody Vrosh, creator of /ROOT + WHIM and a bunch of cool steampunk tales

Oh Patty, you can be as mean as you want. Just stay this beautiful.
Oh Patty, you can be as mean as you want. Just stay this beautiful.

Timothy Green II, artist for Avengers Academy, Wolverine, X-Men and a bunch of other awesome stuff.

Oh Dan, you're so dramatic in b/w. Um, where'd you get all those muscles?
Oh Dan, you're so dramatic in b/w. Um, where'd you get all those muscles?

Incredible painting by our great friend Lino Harbison.

Maybe he's just really terrible at eating spaghetti.
Maybe he's just really terrible at eating spaghetti.

More to come!

We have tons of other surprises coming soon. Follow us on facebook or contribute to the cause to get your copy of the Deathless. 

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    The complete 100+ page e-comic in pdf format delivered on a sweet 1GB USB flashdrive bracelet with the Deathless logo on it. Check out the images! <<<<<<<< Also includes the 6x9 print and a thank you in the book. *If you are from outside the US please add $10 for international shipping*

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    Limited Edition large print (11" by 17") of Noah in action, and ALL previous rewards! (The signed book w/sketch, the USB bracelet with e-comic, the 6x9 print, and thanks in the book) The large print will be a limited printing for kickstarter backers only! *If you are from outside the US please add $15 for international shipping*

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    We will create a new super-badass character based on you! These two characters will appear in the mini-comic "S is for System!", a 1910's cartoon strip that the characters of Deathless Volume 2 will be reading while they go on their own harrowing adventures! We will work with you online to create the character. If you are the first person to choose this reward, you will be "THE SYSTEM!", the hero. The second person to choose this reward will be the mysteriously good-looking and slightly sexist villain. (1910's comics weren't politically correct) Be a part of comic history! You'll receive a framed sketch of you as the finished character. Also, you'll receive TWO copies of Deathless Vol 1 signed with sketches, TWO USB bracelets with the e-comic, TWO 6x9 prints and TWO large prints! *If you are from outside the US please add $20 for international shipping*

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    RARE Woodcut print of the Deathless Volume 1 cover, hand pressed from the same block as the cover, framed and ready to be displayed in your home or business, hand numbered and signed. Creating these prints is extremely time intensive and was one of Joe's specialties in college. PLUS, you'll receive TWO copies of Deathless Vol 1 signed with sketches, TWO USB bracelets with the e-comic, TWO 6x9 prints and TWO large prints! *If you are from outside the US please add $20 for international shipping*

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    A new, badass character in Deathless Volume 2 will be modeled after you! We will work with you online to create a semi-major character that looks just like you! It won't be a lame one-liner character either. It will be a real, interesting character that is integral to the story. Be a part of comic history! You'll receive a framed sketch of the finished character. Also, you'll receive TWO copies of Deathless Vol 1 signed with sketches, TWO USB bracelets with the e-comic, TWO 6x9 prints and TWO large prints! *If you are from outside the US please add $20 for international shipping*

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    Multi-panel hand-pressed woodcut print. FOUR ft tall and NINE ft wide. Pressed by hand over many months. One of only two pressings ever produced. Check the images for more information.<<<<<<< PLUS, you'll receive TWO copies of Deathless Vol 1 signed with sketches, TWO USB bracelets with the e-comic, TWO 6x9 prints and TWO large prints! *If you are from outside the US please add $25 for international shipping*

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