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A collection inspired by true online dating experiences. 200+ pages of comics, art, and Tinder dates gone wrong.
A collection inspired by true online dating experiences. 200+ pages of comics, art, and Tinder dates gone wrong.
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Blocked: Stories from the World of Online Dating.

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    Thank you!

    A special Twitter shout-out for supporting the project. We'll happily say thank you to you or gently but firmly call someone out on their bad dating practices on your behalf!

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    Sticker Sheet

    A set of stickers designed by four of our 'Blocked' artists: Danielle Feigenbaum, Rica March, Kayla Schweisberger, and Mister V. High-quality art that will stick with you longer than your last Tinder relationship.

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    The e-Book

    A downloadable version of the book in PDF form, ready for all your digital devices. Delete that Bumble app and download this instead.

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    The Book

    A physical copy of 'Blocked,' along with the e-book. Join in the commiseration!

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    Stickers + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with the sticker sheet designed by Danielle Feigenbaum, Rica March, Kayla Schweisberger, and Mister V.

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    Screenprints + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a set of two 6x9-inch silkscreened prints designed by creators Gerardo Alba and Ally Shwed. Inspired by romance, sort of.

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    Enamel Pin + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a custom-designed enamel pin by artist Claudia E Berger. Every day I'm swipin'.

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    Screenprint Tote Bag + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a silk-screened tote bag designed by artist Émilie Gleason. Perfect for storing your cell when you're done swiping.

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    Embroidered Patch Set + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a pair of embroidered patches designed by Émilie Gleason--one for you, and one for your S.O. Or both for you, because you're awesome.

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    Retailer Book Bundle #1

    Three physical copies of 'Blocked,' for sharing with loved ones or as educational materials for the dating impaired.

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    All the Things!

    - The Book, in physical & digital form
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    - The Patch Set

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    Steve MacIsaac Archival Prints + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a signed 13x19-inch 8-ink matte archival print of one of Steve MacIsaac's original pages. From his story "Omisoka," about the time he got stood up on New Year's Eve in Japan. #goodtimes

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    Original Page: Émilie Gleason + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with an original page from Émilie Gleason's comic, "Bob." A gorgeous black-and-white retelling of how love is sometimes better on a screen than IRL.

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    Original Page: Andrew Lytle + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with an original page from "Butt Why am I Still Single?" by Andrew Lytle. The title answers its own question, really.

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    Original Page: Gerardo Alba + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with an original page of Gerardo Alba's art from "Tennis Balls and Brick Walls." A scientific look at why online dating sucks.

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    Retailer Book Bundle #2

    Five physical copies of 'Blocked,' if you have even more loved ones or really know a lot of people in need of dating advice.

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    Commission: Andrew Lytle + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a commissioned 8.5x11-inch color giclée print from Andrew Lytle.

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    Commission: Gerardo Alba + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a commissioned 8.5x11-inch color illustration from Gerardo Alba.

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    Commission: Beli + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a commissioned 8.5x11-inch mixed-media color illustration from Beli.

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    Commission: Silvia Carrus + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a commissioned 8.5x11-inch color illustration from Silvia Carrus.

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    Commission: Dane Cypel + Book

    A physical & digital copy of 'Blocked,' along with a commissioned 8.5x11-inch black-and-white illustration from Dane Cypel.

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    All the Things PLUS!

    - The Book, in physical & digital form
    - The Sticker Sheet
    - The Screenprint Set
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    - The Tote Bag
    - The Patch Set
    - A Commission from either Silvia Carrus or Gerardo Alba

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    Get drawn into 'Blocked'!

    Do YOU have your own online dating stories to tell? Share it with us, and your experience will get turned into a 1-page illustration to be included in the book. Art will be done by creators Ally Shwed and Gerardo Alba.

    You'll also get all of these rewards:
    - The Book, in physical & digital form
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    - The Screenprint Set
    - The Pin
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    Early Bird: The Book

    A physical copy of 'Blocked' for the early birds, along with the e-book.

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