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This 320 pages fully painted graphic novel comes sketched in with a limited edition exclusive signed print set... And original art!
This 320 pages fully painted graphic novel comes sketched in with a limited edition exclusive signed print set... And original art!
108 backers pledged $4,607 to help bring this project to life.

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The 2017 campaign was a success and Volume I is already printed and ready to find you!

You can check the previous campaign here!  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ameliehutt/angels-power-volume-1-a-fully-painted-fantasy-epic 

Specs of the book below:

  •  Authorities That Be includes the first and complete story arc of Angels Power printed in a perfect-bound softcover.
  •  320 full color, richly painted pages, with a gloss.
  •  6.75 x 9.75.
  • An exquisite wraparound cover.
  • Glossy paper.
  •  6" French folds for a beautiful extension of the art that works as bookmarks.
  •  Spot Finish to make it nice and tight!
  •  Unpublished scenes and bonus pages.
  •  Info pages for the avid and the curious.
  •  Slipcase to protect that beautiful baby.
  •  PDF in English and French.

 Pictures!


Receive Chapters 5 and 6 in PDF

I've continued to draw this series since the last campaign and have two large chapters completed for Volume II, which you will receive in PDF with any reward!


The Angels Power : Artist Edition is an opportunity for the good folks who missed the Limited Edition print run of my book in late 2017 to grab your own special sauce copy. It won't be THE Limited Edition but you can acquire the regular edition of my book along with prints, including an exclusive Limited Edition print.

This new and exclusive print featuring the Graïnne (the star of the 2017 Limited Edition cover) will be signed and numbered. They will be printed on-demand when the campaign is over. Since I need to have a few extra copies at hand to make up for damaged or lost ones, I will be printing a rounded number and numeration will reflect that. (If you wonder!)

The second print featuring Evadrion, the hero of the series, is a new and non-exclusive artwork: "Archer" that I'm printing for the first time.

This edition also features a limited number of books to acquire along with original artwork from me. More info below!

The Graïnne 

  •  Paper: Archival Matte
  •  Dimensions: 9x6, horizontal
  •  Cut: Straight cut
  •  Artistic nudity: Yes. Physical copy won't be censored!
  •  Signed: Yes
  •  Exclusive/Numbered: Yes
  •  New artwork? Yes

Archer

  •  Paper: Archival Matte
  •  Dimensions: 6x9, vertical
  •  Cut: Straight cut
  •  Artistic nudity: No
  •  Signed: Yes
  •  Exclusive/Numbered: No
  •  New artwork? Yes

Azazel in the rain - UNLOCKED

  • Paper: Archival Matte
  • Dimensions: 6x9, horizontal
  • Cut: Straight cut
  • Artistic nudity: No
  • Signed: Yes
  • Exclusive/Numbered: No
  • New artwork?: Yes

Each artwork is unique and features a character or creature from the book. I pick the subjects at my own discretion! It will be a surprise. I will paint only 15 of these for the occasion of this campaign.

Originals will be wrapped in a clear sleeve with an authenticity stamp.

  •  Paper: Strathmore coal black
  •  Dimensions: 6 in. x 6 in. (15.3 cm x 15.3 cm)
  •  Medium: Gouache, marker, black ink
  •  Signed: Yes


Hi! I’m Amélie Hutt.
              Originally from Belgium, I’ve been living in California for over ten years now. The sun is a little harsh on my fragile amphibian skin (Belgium is cold and rainy! Don’t go!! We want the chocolate all for ourselves!) so I stay in my cave all day and paint at night, dreaming of real chocolate.

I’ve been working as a professional illustrator since 2012, contributing to super cool projects like Lord of the Rings LCG, Game of Thrones LCG, Star Wars LCG, Android Netrunner, Fury of Dracula and more recently Legend of the Five Rings!

(My artwork in this preview is copyrighted respectively to © LFL,  © George R. R. Martin  and © Fantasy Flight Games.)

Need more? You can see the rest of my illustration portfolio at: https://www.artstation.com/artist/smirt


Why do I make comics?
  I need it. It's my life and blood. High school was hell for me so I spent the whole time inside of my head, building up the place of birth of Evadrion, Metatron and Azazel...
  I always found myself at home with images, drawing everyday for as long as I can remember.
 

People used to tell me: “You should draw comics.” Belgium is the birth place of European comics if you will (Tintin, Astérix & Obélix, Yoko Tsuno ...) but for some reason, it never clicked.
  It's only years later, after looking at amazing webcomics like SSSS (Minna Sundberg), Unsounded (Ashley Cope) and Spindrift (Elsa Kroese/Charlotte E. English), all amazing artists, that I realized I didn’t have to fit into a mold. I could do it my own way!

Angels Power launched in 2015 and has been going on ever since, at different paces. It's currently in the middle of Volume II and I have plans for more books after, no matter how long it takes.


Why Kickstarter? My first campaign successfully allowed me to print Volume I as gorgeous as can be and to deliver it directly to nearly 400 of my most enthusiastic readers. We made it amazing and it printed really well!

Because I’m super reclusive and not big on conventions, participating to this Kickstarter is your guaranteed opportunity to get your own copy of this book with a set of two signed prints, including a completely exclusive one. That's rare. I haven't made a serious or limited print run before. I almost never print anything even for the very few conventions I'd done in the past. (Three??)


US Shipping only !

The last campaign was great but also very tough! The book ended up weighting over 3-lbs. That's a heavy book, my friend. Because international shipping went up at the time (and is still going up?!) and I cannot ship locally, I have to decline international shipping to Backers this time around. I'm very sorry for that. The prices to ship this book abroad without being able to ship locally are insane.

Prints-only packages will ship internationally.

Art Collector packages will also ship internationally at a discount, and to the US for FREE.


What will the funds be used for?
  Since the books themselves are already printed, the majority of the funds this time around goes into sending everything out.

46% goes into packaging, handling, boxes, software, shipping supply and shipping fees. 34% of the funds are for printing the goodies.
  The remaining 16% goes into fees, taxes (California has its own taxes), contingencies and all the less fun stuff.

Since May of last year, my home office has been joined with two precious work assistants Darwin and Blackchin. They watch very hard over everything I do and make sure I get my daily amount of cuddles.

 Need to know more about the series itself? Here's a blurb!

Evadrion was a rebellious Angel until her memories were taken. Her winged peers have brought her back to the light but keep her in the dark. The imminent threat of the Diabolics keeps her under control. She wants to help, truly! But an Angel becomes more trouble than she’s worth when too many questions are asked...

The story is rated R for the occasional sex and boobs. Blood and gore is common but never gratuitous. The chapters for Volume II get a little dark as well.

Angels Power is still free to read online at www.apcomic.com !

Currently, you can read the entirety of Volume I (Prologue, Chapter 1, 2, 3 & 4) except for 38 unpublished pages that are exclusive to the printed volume and the entirety of Chapter 5 and 6.

Samples from Chapter 5:

 All of Volume I (That's in the printed book)

 Volume II - Chapter 5 (PDF only)

 Volume II - Chapter 6 (PDF only)

There's my process on the book cover:

And here's how I paint all the pages:



If you are my patron on Patreon during the end of March through April, you will be getting a signed miniprint in the mail!

 https://www.patreon.com/AngelsPower 



I'm expecting the prints to be ready to ship within a month but expected delays are always possible.

Patreon miniprints shouldn't take longer.

You can expect between 3-10 days for your book to ship within the US.

International shipping can take up to several weeks.

You took the time to scroll down all the way?! Amazing. I thank you for your interest. Good time to pick your reward!

Sharing is caring <3 Spread this baby around if you dig it! Like and follow Angels Power on Facebook


Cheers,

Amélie


Risks and challenges

This is now my second Kickstarter campaign and despite multiple outside factors going very awry for me the first time around, I managed to send out all rewards to backers, especially the books who look fantastic and exactly the way we all wanted them to be.

I learned a lot from the challenges that occurred along the way and am taking steps to make this second campaign as smooth as it can be. I hope that you'll want to be a part of it.

The books are already printed and sitting beautifully next to me. I've been taking care of shipping them by myself for a while since the last campaign so I'm a lot more familiar with the Post Office now. I will be handling fulfillment myself, with friends and family and have prepared with the valuable advice from the ComixLaunch community of creators who taught me a lot during my first campaign.

I am creating all original art on demand so it will take a little bit of time for me to do it all. It will be done. In seven years of creating art for contracts and deadlines, I have never not completed an art commission.

If any unforeseen delay arises, I will let you know immediately and adjust the timeline accordingly.

Angels Power is my life and my baby. I want you to know that I take your support toward this project very seriously and will do everything I can to leave you highly satisfied as a backer.

Thank you for your invaluable support!

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  1. Select this reward

    Pledge $15 or more About $15

    Digital Reader

    Acquire the 320 pages Angels Power Volume I AND the two first completed chapters of Volume II as a PDF. In English or French.
    Also get the Archer wallpaper set and receive the high-definition world map JPG for free.

    Includes:
    • Angels Power - Authorities That Be - Volume I - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 5 - The Diabolics - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 6 - Shaping of The World - PDF
    • New "Archer" art wallpaper set.
    • FREE: Angels Power world map as a high-definition JPG.
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    The Print Package

    Get the new "Archer" artwork in a 9x6 print and the new exclusive "Graïnne" 6x9 print, BOTH SIGNED! This package ships internationally!

    Also get all previous digital rewards.

    - FREE US SHIPPING -

    Includes:
    • "Archer" 9x6 print on archival matte paper - Signed!
    • Limited Edition "Graïnne" 6x9 print - Signed and numbered!
    • Angels Power - Authorities That Be - Volume I - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 5 - The Diabolics - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 6 - Shaping of The World - PDF
    • New "Archer" art wallpaper set.
    • Exclusive "Graïnne" art wallpaper set.
    • FREE: Angels Power world map as a high-definition JPG.
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    The Book : Artist Edition

    Acquire Angels Power: Authorities That Be as a full-color, fully painted 320 pages softcover volume inside its rigid slipcase. Get a set of both the new and the exclusive prints, signed, with all previous digital rewards. US Shipping only!

    Includes:
    • Angels Power : Authorities That Be - The Softcover in Slipcase
    • Limited Edition "Graïnne" 6x9 print - Signed and numbered!
    • "Archer" 9x6 print on archival matte paper - Signed!
    • Angels Power - Authorities That Be - Volume I - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 5 - The Diabolics - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 6 - Shaping of The World - PDF
    • New "Archer" art wallpaper set.
    • Exclusive "Graïnne" art wallpaper set.
    • FREE: Angels Power world map as a high-definition JPG.
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    Limited Edition Artist Sketch

    Get your book signed and customized with an original sketch inside on the French fold. LIMITED QUANTITY.
    The softcover book always comes in slipcase. Get TWO sets of both prints signed and every digital reward. Shipping to the US only. Get FREE US Shipping with this package.

    Includes:
    • Angels Power : Authorities That Be - The Softcover - Signed
    • Original sketch art inside the book!
    • Limited Edition "Graïnne" 6x9 print - Signed and numbered!
    • "Archer" 9x6 print on archival matte paper - Signed!
    • Angels Power - Authorities That Be - Volume I - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 5 - The Diabolics - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 6 - Shaping of The World - PDF
    • Exclusive "Graïnne" art wallpaper set.
    • New "Archer" art wallpaper set.
    • FREE: Angels Power world map as a high-definition JPG.
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    The Art Collector

    VERY LIMITED QUANTITY. Acquire an original full-color gouache 6x6 artwork from me. You will get a unique artwork. Subjects are my discretion and will be painted on-demand. There will be no leftover art from this tier.
    You will also have your book signed and customized with a golden marker sketch. You can ask for a custom note inside. This package comes with two sets of both signed prints and every digital artwork. US Shipping for this package is FREE.

    Includes:
    • Original 6x6 full-color gouache art.
    • Angels Power : Authorities That Be - The Softcover - Signed
    • Original sketch art inside the book!
    • "Archer" 9x6 print on archival matte paper - Signed!
    • Limited Edition "Graïnne" 6x9 print - Signed and numbered!
    • Angels Power - Authorities That Be - Volume I - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 5 - The Diabolics - PDF
    • Angels Power - Chapter 6 - Shaping of The World - PDF
    • Exclusive "Graïnne" art wallpaper set.
    • New "Archer" art wallpaper set.
    • FREE: Angels Power world map as a high-definition JPG.
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