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FEATURED ON FUSION AND BLEEDING COOL!

Bar fights.  Martin O'Malley supporters who have a warrant out for their arrest.  Ghostwriting someone else's dating profile.  Almost dating your uncle's new wife.

It seems nothing is off-limits in the world of online dating.

Blocked is a collection of art & stories from that world of swiping and Bumbling one's way to true love.  Featuring over 200 pages and 25 stories by comic artists and writers from all over the world sharing their insight on dating in the 21st century.

Inspired by real life, these stories contain some adult content.  Reader discretion is advised.

¡Lee la primera actualización del proyecto para la campaña en español!

   

 

Gerardo AlbaBeliClaudia E Berger . Silvia CarrusStephanie Cooke . Athena Currier . Dane Cypel . Adan Days . Andrés del Valle . Rubén Desalmado . Axur EneasLiz Enright . David "El Dee" EspinosaDanielle FeigenbaumColleen Frakes . Alejandra Gámez . Émilie GleasonMoll Green . Michael Irenski . Zak KinsellaFalynn KochAndrew Lytle . Steve MacIsaacWm Brian MacLean . Rica March . Ian McGinty . R. S. MouliniéLaura NeubertIan Parsons . Fabian Perez ZambranoKatie Sawatsky . Kayla SchweisbergerNikki Sherman . Ally ShwedCara Stasick . David StollJeremy Stoll . Zoe N. SuggMaria Sweeney . Mister V

Little Red Bird is a visual arts studio based out of Quéretaro, Mexico and New Jersey, USA.  We specialize in comics and printmaking, and love Kickstarter for helping us with our publishing: we're three successful projects in and counting.

 

  

 

  

 

 

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The art is completed, from book to reward design, so all we need are the funds to make the project happen! A lot of sweat and tears (seriously--SO MANY BAD DATES) have gone into its creation thus far, so we're committed to getting it published. Pending any vendor shipping delays (of which we'd keep you aware via backer updates) we're confident this project can and will happen--with your support.

Little Red Bird has had three successful Kickstarter publishing projects in the past. Check out our profile for more info on those projects and our studio!

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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

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    The Book

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    Stickers + Book

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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!

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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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    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

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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

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    Commission: Dane Cypel + Book

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    All the Things PLUS!

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    - 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.

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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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