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PUNK TACO is an awesome, new children's book for kids of all-ages who love fun, whimsical, wacky, comic book style  space adventures!
PUNK TACO is an awesome, new children's book for kids of all-ages who love fun, whimsical, wacky, comic book style  space adventures!
PUNK TACO is an awesome, new children's book for kids of all-ages who love fun, whimsical, wacky, comic book style space adventures!
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PUNK TACO!
PUNK TACO!

Punk Taco is an all-ages fun, whimsical, story about a teenage space taco and his unusual band mates who rock out across the galaxy and go on all kinds of crazy adventures. Punk Taco is all about peace and love and spreading it across the galaxy. Along the way he is met with obstacles he has to overcome but he embraces the challenge and a positive uplifting message is learned. 

In this first chapter Punk Taco befriends a young refugee that has been separated from his family and escapes detention. The young alien is lost and starving and finds an unlikely friend in Punk Taco who vows to help reunite him with his family. From there, Punk Taco is kidnapped by another alien race that is desperate for his secret intergalactic-famous Nacho recipe to save them from an evil tyrant that is hell-bent on dominating the galaxy. Did I mention that this is one wacky fun story?

The story is told in a sequential art format for those who love comic books but the product will be published as a hardcover children's book to give it a solid durable feel that both kids and adults enjoy. This will also make it easier for libraries to order copies and get them into the hands of kids in schools across the country.

Punk Taco was created, written and designed by myself and my 5 year old son. I am inking, coloring, lettering and designing the book as well with pencil assists by the super talented Gabriel Mayorga.

We are currently in the process of inking and coloring the book and will be  finished with the art in March.

I am looking to raise $4,000.00  to cover the cost of production (Inking, coloring, lettering, editing and design) printing, and shipping. Any extra money will be put into adding more pages of story/art and making the book even more awesome.

I am not offering a lot of rewards outside of autographed copies, sketches and original art because I want to focus all my time on finishing the book. 

I don't want to give too much away but here are a few  pages of pencil art before they are colored and lettered. I'm going to update this page as much as possible to show you what we are working on. Stay tuned.

Punk Taco Sample Pages
Punk Taco Sample Pages

 

 

 

Recent Interviews

BleedingCool.com: https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/02/18/creating-comics-kids-kids-punk-taco-galactic-champion-peace/

So Wizard Podcast: http://sowizardpodcast.com/episode-132-legion-premiere-reviewreaction/

Pop Culture Pipe Bombhttp://www.popculturepipebomb.com/exclusive-interview-with-punk-taco-creator-adam-wallenta/

STRETCH GOALS!

If we raise $5,000.00 I will add a new bonus 10-page story to the book.

If we raise $6,0000.00 I will add a new bonus 20-page story to the book.

Risks and challenges

The only risk is if we don't get funded it will take longer to publish this awesomely fun story. You won't lose a dime though. When we do get funded the book will be completed asap and in your hands as soon as it is printed. I've had several successful projects funded on Kickstarter and all my supporters are always very happy. I've published dozens of my own books in the past in the days before crowd funding and I know exactly how to deliver a high quality product.

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    Digital Support!

    A digital pdf copy of Punk Taco Book One.

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    The Early Bird Special!

    An autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    You will also get the digital pdf and copies of Issue 1 and 2 of my educational science comic book series: Adventures of GEO

    Includes:
    • Autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    • A digital pdf copy of Punk Taco Book One.
    • Your name in a special Thank You section at the back of the book!
    • Autographed copies of Adventures of Geo: Books 1 and 2
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    The BLEEDING COOL Special

    An autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    A copy of the official PUBLIC ENEMY trade paperback collecting issues 0-5.
    You will also get the digital pdf of Punk Taco and copies of Issue 1 and 2 of my educational science comic book series: Adventures of GEO

    Includes:
    • Autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    • A digital pdf copy of Punk Taco Book One.
    • Autographed copies of Adventures of Geo: Books 1 and 2
    • PUBLIC ENEMY Volume 1 TPB
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    Autographed Punk Taco Hardcover!

    An autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.

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    • Autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    • A digital pdf copy of Punk Taco Book One.
    • Your name in a special Thank You section at the back of the book!
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    LOCAL PTA FUNDRAISER REWARD

    A personalized autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.

    This reward is to raise money for the PTA of my son's elementary school. Only pledge to this if you are a local community member.

    I will donate $4 for every $20 pledge. Only pledge if you are local to us because I will deliver all purchases in person to reduce shipping costs and save you money.

    If you pledge $20 you get a personalized autographed copy of Punk Taco.

    If you want to pledge more you will get the equivalent rewards as they are listed in the other reward sections and I will donate $4 for every $20.00 pledged.

    Example: If you want to pledge $50 to get the "Sketch Reward" I will donate $9 to the PTA.

    Special Bonus- You will also get copies of my previous educational science comic books for kids "The Adventures of Geo" volume 1 and 2.

    Includes:
    • A digital pdf copy of Punk Taco Book One.
    • Autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    • Autographed copies of Adventures of Geo: Books 1 and 2
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    The Sketch

    An autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book with an original sketch on the inside of the book.

    An original sketch by Adam Wallenta inside the cover of the book

    Includes:
    • Autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    • Original Sketch Inside the Book
    • A digital pdf copy of Punk Taco Book One.
    • Your name in a special Thank You section at the back of the book!
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    Original Art

    An autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book along with the PDF and an original 6x9 drawing of Punk Taco suitable for framing.

    An original 6x9 original drawing of Punk Taco.

    Includes:
    • A digital pdf copy of Punk Taco Book One.
    • Autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    • An original 6x9 original drawing of Punk Taco.
    • Your name in a special Thank You section at the back of the book!
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    Original Art Commission

    An autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book along with the PDF and an original 11x17 art commission of any character of you choice. This could be Punk Taco, Batman, Spiderman...anyone!

    An original 11x17 illustration of any character of your choice by Adam Wallenta.

    Includes:
    • A digital pdf copy of Punk Taco Book One.
    • Autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    • An original 11x17 illustration of any character of your choice
    • Your name in a special Thank You section at the back of the book!
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    Punk Taco Original Art

    An autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book, the PDF and 1 original random page of art from the book. This is a rare opportunity to own an actual published page. I'm only giving 12 of these away. The rest will not be sold.

    Includes:
    • A digital pdf copy of Punk Taco Book One.
    • Autographed hardcover copy of the first PUNK TACO book.
    • An original random page of art from the published first book.
    • Your name in a special Thank You section at the back of the book!
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