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Bold Ben Hall: The most ambitious Graphic Novel ever to be published in Australia! 
Researched, written and illustrated by Monty Wedd.
Bold Ben Hall: The most ambitious Graphic Novel ever to be published in Australia! 
Researched, written and illustrated by Monty Wedd.
Bold Ben Hall: The most ambitious Graphic Novel ever to be published in Australia! Researched, written and illustrated by Monty Wedd.
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    Pledge AU$ 9 or more About $6

    1. Bottom Rung

    EVERYONE who pays $9 will see their name in print within the pages of "Bold Ben Hall". There's also another surprise for EVERYONE, even at this tier level. (But I'm not going to tell you what it is, or it wouldn't be a surprise, would it?)

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    Pledge AU$ 39 or more About $28

    2. Up a Notch

    This book was reproduced from Monty Wedd's ORIGINAL artwork. Read my annotations to EACH page in the book. That's over 40,000 words! EVERYONE who makes a pledge to this level will read these annotations in PDF format (and all the Rewards listed in #1, including that other 'special surprise').

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    Pledge AU$ 69 or more About $49

    3. Early-Bird Offer

    Be one of the first! One copy of the first 100 Special Numbered Limited Edition (to 350 copies) of the Bold Ben Hall book, signed by a member of the late Monty Wedd's Family, the book Designer and the Publisher. Get in early! Own one of the first hundred numbered copies. This will be sent to you (virtually) POST FREE. Due to the RIDICULOUSLY cheap offer, this can only be made available to Australian residents...

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    Pledge AU$ 79 or more About $56

    4. Moving on up

    A physical copy of the "Bold Ben Hall" book before it sells (at a much higher price) in the Australian bookstores. Over 400 pages of great Australian history! Includes ALL the Rewards listed in #2. (Yes, even that 'special surprise' I mentioned earlier.)

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    Pledge AU$ 99 or more About $70

    5. Middle of the Road Rewards

    EVERYONE who pledges to this level will get to see their name in print, as well as a personally signed PHYSICAL copy of my annotations to each page in the book (that's over 60 pages and 40,000 plus words), AND a physical copy of the book...AND a special surprise.

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    Pledge AU$ 119 or more About $85

    6. Half way up the Rewards Ladder

    ALL of the Rewards mentioned at Reward #4 above AND a Special Numbered Limited Edition (to 350 copies) of the Bold Ben Hall book, signed by a member of the late Monty Wedd's Family. This was a really popular Reward in the Ned Kelly fundraiser, with copies selling out early. This offer cannot be repeated, and will ensure you have a piece of Australian graphic novel history that you can pass down to future generations!

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    Pledge AU$ 149 or more About $106

    7. For those coming in late

    ALL of the Rewards mentioned at Reward #4 above AND a Special Numbered Limited Edition (to 350 copies) of the Bold Ben Hall book, signed by a member of the late Monty Wedd's Family, the book Designer and the Publisher AND a copy of the companion volume "Ned Kelly" signed by the Publisher.

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    Pledge AU$ 149 or more About $106

    7. One to pass on to Future Generations

    ALL of the Rewards mentioned at Reward #4 above AND a Special Numbered Limited Edition (to 350 copies) of the Bold Ben Hall book, signed by a member of the late Monty Wedd's Family, the book Designer and the Publisher PLUS an EXACT replica of some of Monty Wedd's artwork reproduced on good quality 100 gsm card. This will be Certified and Numbered (and limited to 100 copies) and is different to the artwork offered that came with the first printings of the "Ned Kelly" volume.

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    Pledge AU$ 169 or more About $120

    9. Nearing the top of the ladder

    ALL of the Rewards mentioned at Reward #4 above AND a Special Numbered Limited Edition (to 350 copies) of the Bold Ben Hall book, signed by a member of the late Monty Wedd's Family, the book Designer and the Publisher PLUS an amazing FOUR sheets of EXACT replicas of some of Monty Wedd's artwork reproduced on good quality 100 gsm card. These will be Certified and Numbered (and limited to 100 copies) and are different to the artwork offered that came with the first printings of the "Ned Kelly" volume. They will include the Artwork included in Reward #7 above.

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    Pledge AU$ 500 or more About $356

    10. Host the Launch of the Book

    TEN copies of the Special Numbered Limited Edition (to 350 copies) of the Bold Ben Hall book, signed by a member of the late Monty Wedd's Family, the book Designer and the Publisher PLUS an opportunity to launch the book in your store or home, with Publisher Nat Karmichael attending (at his expense) and offering to talk at the function (at no extra cost). Option may be to have one of Monty Wedd's family in attendance (if possible, subject to arrangements). It may be possible to have some of the original "Bold Ben Hall" artwork on display (subject to arrangements).

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    Pledge AU$ 999 or more About $711

    11. Nearing the top

    One copy of the Special Numbered Limited Edition (to 350 copies) of the Bold Ben Hall book, signed by a member of the late Monty Wedd's Family, the book Designer and the Publisher PLUS all the Rewards described in #4 PLUS an original piece of Australian comic strip art (over 70 years old) PLUS the original - and only - printers proof of the "Ned Kelly" book.

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    Pledge AU$ 1,999 or more About $1,423

    12. Top of the ladder, the pinnacle

    One copy of the Special Numbered Limited Edition (to 350 copies) of the Bold Ben Hall book, signed by a member of the late Monty Wedd's Family, the book Designer and the Publisher PLUS all the Rewards described in #4 PLUS an original piece of Australian comic strip art (over 70 years old) PLUS a one and only original printer's block of one of the pages to "Bold Ben Hall" (by special arrangement with Monty Wedd's family). IMAGINE THIS! Owning not one but TWO pieces of Australian comic history!

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