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Cooperheroes is a labor of love taking top comic creators from the Bronze and Modern Ages to produce a 70's style 100 page giant with fun yet relevant stories. Original characters including Harlem super group Power Nation , S.A.G.A. (Super Agents Guarding America) ,Dangeress the Siren of Strength , Mantastic the Mafioso of Macho and MORE. Creators include Mike Baron , Michael Davis , Alan Brooks , Jerry Bingham , Arvell Jones , Trevor Von Eeden , Fred Hembeck , Rich Buckler and others (that will BLOW YOUR MINDS) to be added later! 

Why a one hundred page giant of new hero material by classic comic artists? Because the comics that we loved in our youth as new readers and collectors don't exist anymore. The "Big Two" are now corporate subsidiaries. While this has at long last produced the films and TV shows we dreamed of, the print divisions of both have (in our humble opinions) abandoned any pretense of continuity, house style, or real character progression. 

We aim to produce NEW material that inspires the same awe and wonder that we experienced as kids, discovering these huge fictional worlds for the first time.

How? 

Hire the guys that inspired us in the first place.

There is magic.

There is electricity.

There is excitement in the air.

We have the stories.

We have the creators.

And we have the love.

Come join us. 

Risks and challenges

Now that we've made out heartfelt pitch (which we believed every word of), we can talk about the risks. Our budget is sufficient to pay the talent, print the books, pay for bags, boards, and mailers, and to deal with any emergencies that may pop up. The goal is to pay the talent, and get the backers the book. We're trying to make a name for ourselves here! If we have enough left over to buy a Pepsi, we'll be happy, but we expect to roll any profit over into the next project.

The single biggest risk we have is overfunding. We have budgeted for what we *think* the interest level will be. If it goes big, we will have to have more books printed, and that will be a delay. Not like a Die-mad Distribution level delay, but...you know.

The book goes into full production when we fund. First monies go straight to the talent. We are tentatively deadlining this thing for April/May, but creators and printers will ultimately decide.

To repeat: our first commitment is to the comics professionals who have been gracious enough to agree to work for us and to you, the backer.

We come last.

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    Heroic Bystander

    Love the concept and want to help? We ain't too proud to beg! Help us put some of the best talent in the industry to work making something incredibly cool! You get our thanks and the thanks of the creators involved!

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    Ghost in the Machine! PDF Version!

    Get a PDF copy of the 100 Page Giant! Your e-reader never had it so good! Nuff' said!

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    Mike Baron signed Nexus postcard

    This is a postcard featuring Nexus signed by his creator and noted author Mike Baron. The postcards are limited to 200.

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    Metamortal! Hundred Page Giant Comic!

    Get in on the action with a copy of this incredible 100 page Giant Issue! Take a trip back the Bronze Age with all-new stories and characters set in the 70s! Art and story by Michael Davis, Jerry Bingham, Fred Hembeck, David Michelinie, Michael Baron, and MORE! 100 perfect bound pages, full color, on newsprint. The one concession to the times is a heavier cover for increased durability.

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    Signed by Writer Alan Brooks!

    We will have a very limited number of signed books available. Mr. Brooks has graciously agreed to just 50 copies of the soon-to-be-collectible Cooperheroes Giant! Those of you who know Burning Metronome need no explanation! If you don't, go read his stuff pronto!

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    Signed By Artist Tom Morgan!

    Tom has graciously agreed to sign a mere 50 copies of the Cooperheroes Giant! If you are a fan of Tom (and who isn't?!?) you'll want to dive in early to snag this up!

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    Signed By Mike DeCarlo!

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    Signed By R.A. Jones!

    Fan of Jones from Image, Marvel, DC, and CBG? Mr. Jones has agreed to sign a limited number of books for us! Get yours NOW!

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    Signed by Artist Jerry Bingham!

    Jerry Bingham , award winning western painter and artist of classic Marvel Comics series such as Iron Man , is signing a limited number of copies of our Cooperheroes 100 page giant!

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    Signed By Dan Reed!

    Creator of The Dimensioneer , Dan Reed , will sign a limited number of copies of the first issue which will feature a brand new Dimensioneer tale with Cooperheroes tie ins.

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    Signed By Artist Dan Parent!

    The creator of Kevin Keller and Die, Kitty, Die! Longtime Archie artist Dan Parent will sign a limited number of copies of our first issue.

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    Signed by Mike Baron+BONUS

    The indefatigable guardian angel of our project, Mike Baron has agreed to sign 150 copies of the Hundred Page Giant, and with this one you get a copy of his book Dogs!

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    So You Wanna Be a Star Eh?

    We cant guarantee you a star on the Hollywood walk of fame but we can grant you the wish of your name being put in a comic in a scene of a story. How cool is that? Can have your name featured as a graffiti piece on a building, perhaps a billboard or even perhaps you were up to some mischief and you are the header of the local newspaper in the Cooperverse. You know you want it!

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    Special pricing for brick and mortar dealers--or maybe you just want a bunch of them for yourself! Ten bucks a copy, if you buy em' ten at a time!

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    Signed Michelinie Script!! *ONLY ONE*

    Legendary creator David Michelinie will be signing his original script! This reward gets you the book (also signed by Michelinie) AND the ONLY copy of the script. The original. A great and utterly unique piece of collectible comics ephemera!

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