UPDATE: Every reward includes the DIGITAL DOWNLOAD.
Hello! My name is Bobby Crosby and I write the comic strip +EV. It's been translated into over 20 languages and published in numerous magazines, including CardPlayer Italia and CardPlayer Hungary. I want to take the best 150 strips from the six-year history of the comic and print them in an awesome book that everyone can enjoy. Some of the strips require poker knowledge to understand, but the vast majority don't, like this one:
The comic stars Corbin, a guy who quit his job to play online poker. His wife, Violet, hates him for that.
Their daughter, Scarlett, takes after Corbin.
This project is to raise funds for the printing of softcover and hardcover versions of +EV Volume 1, a full color collection of the 150 best +EV comics, chosen based on reader response over the years. For those who don't know, Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform for creative projects. You pre-order a product, in this case a book, and help make that product possible. Kickstarter operates on an all-or-nothing funding model, so if this project fails to raise its goal of $5,000 by July 15, you will not be charged and I'll receive nothing.
Check out the rewards on the right side of the page. They range from $10 for a digital download of the book to $5,000 to become a main character in the comic. If you choose the STAR IN A STRIP AS A ZOMBIE reward, here's the comic you'll be featured in:
Your name (or nickname) will replace SHIP HAPPENS in the first panel and your zombified likeness will appear in the final panel.
Along with +EV, I've also written a few graphic novels. Last Blood is about vampires protecting the last surviving humans from zombies so they can live off their blood. Marry Me is about a pop star marrying a random fan holding a MARRY ME sign at one of her concerts. Dreamless is a World War II romance about an American girl and a Japanese boy who have seen each other's lives in their sleep since birth. Last Blood goes into production as a feature film later this year, which I'm co-writing and co-producing. The $80 reward level called MY COLLECTED WORKS gives you signed copies of all three of those graphic novels, in addition to +EV Volume 1.
I started playing poker in 2005 and I launched +EV in August of 2006. New strips run every Sunday on UltimateGrinders.com. A few more samples:
If you want more, feel free to read through the archives.
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