Yes, it's been years since we've updated the project page but as we still get emails from backers who just realized they never filled out their surveys or... Read more
HUCKDATE: Off to the Printer! Launch Party Save the Date! Robot Party Pics!
You read that headline correctly. Last Monday we uploaded our pdf files of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"to the printer's ftp site. The proofs should be arriving tomorrow or Tuesday... Read more
Hey Mechanical Peeps,
Can you smell the coal tar burning in Robot Jim's chest? Because we're almost ready to go to print! The design is finished and being proof read... Read more
Almost there...Stay on target!!!
Some exciting things have happened since last we talked. Our little project was mentioned in a New York Times Magazine article about kickstarter.
We know your circuits will... Read more
Huck Finn Cover Mock-up!!!
Greetings Robot Lovers!
Lots of movement on the altered classic literature front. Illustrator Denise Devine brought us a flash drive with all of the original illustrations and the altered versions... Read more
First look at finished Robot Jim art!
If you do not want to see some magnificent altered classic illustrations do NOT look at this update!
Our fantastic illustrator, Denise Devine, surprised us with three of... Read more
Robot Jim at the Copy Editor!
Friends, Robots, Countrymen:
Greetings! It's been a while since our last transmission but we're in a slow period where work is silently being done in various robotics laboratories across the... Read more
Robot Jim Army! Artwork! Live Reading! More!
Hey Robotic Lit Fans,
Lots to report. First off, the text is going off to the copy editor next week! Second, Chad Meserve has been working hard to make all... Read more
"Robot Jim" Illustrations! Surveys! Italics!
Dear Backers and Other Interested Parties,
Hope you're doing fantastic. Surveys went out today asking people for info we need in order to get them their incentives (addresses, incentive choices,... Read more
$30K! Over 1100 backers! It's over!
Wow. What an amazing way to bring this project to a close! Thanks everyone for your support.
We've got a lot of work ahead of us and we'll be sending... Read more
6 hours left! Over 1,000 backers! Almost $30k!
Our thanks again to all our new, continuing, and upgraded backers! Your enthusiasm for the project has made it the success it is.
We were featured on the Kickstarter blog... Read more
47 hours left! More illustrations! A cat modeling a "R-O-B-O-T" necklace!
Less than two days left, Robot Lovers! Pre-order your electronic or physical copy of the book today! They will eventually be available separately on our website but you will get... Read more
Making Robot Jim
Our Kickstarter campaign is coming near an end and as of this writing we're over $25k! Our thanks to all our new and continuing backers. Your support has been amazing.... Read more
Evolution of an Illustration
Dear Backers, Friends, and Casual Kickstarter Browsers,
Our thanks to all of you. We continue to be amazed by the response to this project. Yesterday we surpassed $24,000! And we still... Read more
Happy Belated Birthday, Huck!
We know February 18th was the 126th Anniversary of the first publication of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Sorry we didn't call, text, or send a card. We... Read more
Happy Birthday, "Robot!"
We didn't want to wear out our welcome with an update every day but this tidbit was a little too good to let pass:
In a strange coincidence, today marks... Read more
Wow! You guys!!!
Dear Robot Literature Lovers,
This has been quite a day. We've been featured on Nerdist, Boing Boing, Gizmodo, Gothamist, the Huffington Post, and many, many blogs. We were interviewed twice... Read more