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The Side of Good...The Side of Evil - A Superhero/Supervillain Flipbook Anthology. Which side is your allegiance to?
The Side of Good...The Side of Evil - A Superhero/Supervillain Flipbook Anthology. Which side is your allegiance to?
The Side of Good...The Side of Evil - A Superhero/Supervillain Flipbook Anthology. Which side is your allegiance to?
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Everyone loves a hero…but sometimes we can’t help but root for the villain… Indulge both impulses with this nostalgic flipbook anthology—The Side of Good / The Side of Evil. After all, everyone is the hero of their own story and sometimes a change in perspective can make a world of difference. 

Superheroes inspire us to be more than we can be, and on the flip side, Supervillains are reminders of the potential for darkness within us all. We are super-excited to bring you this collection looking at the best and worst that mankind is capable of.

With stories by comic book and literary masters: James M. Ward, Bryan J.L. Glass, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Aaron Rosenberg, Bob Greenberger, Gail Z. Martin, Janine K. Spendlove, James Chambers, John L. French, and Kathleen David this collection is guaranteed to be super…no matter which side you pledge your allegiance to.

Featuring a never-before-published Furious(TM) short story! 

Once we hit the designated goals outlined below all backers will receive the indicated bonuses. These are digital rewards that you receive regardless of whether or not this project funds...though we really hope it does for everyone's sake! 

$2000 Pre-Funding Bonus - ACHIEVED!
A free digital download of 

1. Keith R.A. DeCandido’s Dragon Precinct short story "Gan Brightblade vs. Mitos the Mighty” (This is currently only available through this kickstarter)
2. Donald J. Bingle’s short story “Hell to Pay”
3. Gail Z. Martin’s Deadly Curiosities novella “The Final Death” 

$3000 Pre-Funding Bonus - ACHIEVED!
A free digital download of 

- John L. French’s short story “Hero”

- Mike McPhail’s short story “Beyond Imagine”
- Danielle Ackley-McPhail’s short story “Purgatory”
- Brian Koscienski and Chris Pisano’s short story “Just the Good Ol’ Boys”

$4000 Pre-Funding Bonus - ACHIEVED!
A free digital download of

- Danielle Ackley-McPhail’s microfiction collection Flash in the Can
- John L. French’s short story “The Right Betrayal”
- Jean Marie Ward’s short story “Glass Transit”
- Brian Koscienski and Chris Pisano’s short story “Of Honeysuckles and Sunsets”
- Gail Z. Martin’s Storm and Fury novella “Grave Voices”

$4500 Funding Bonus SuperHero Bundle - ACHIEVED! 

One backer at the $20 or higher level (randomly selected by the backers themselves) will win a prize pack of superhero loot, including:

1. A FURIOUS print signed by Bryan J.L. Glass.
2. A complete set of FURIOUS comics, issues 1-5, signed by Bryan J.L. Glass.
3. An original Furious Sketch autographed by Bryan J.L. Glass.
4: An assortment of Superhero DVDs:

  • The Complete Superman 5-Movie Bundle
  • The Green Lantern
  • The Watchmen
  • The Justice League animated Triple Feature

5. An assortment of Superhero related goodies

Please share our tiny url: http://tiny.cc/SoGSoE.

ACHIEVED - EARLY BACKER BONUS - The first 50 backers at the $5 or higher level will receive a bonus DRM-Free download of Silence in the Library's A Hero by Any Other Name.

ACHIEVED - FIRST 100 BACKERS - The first 100 backers at the $5 or higher level will receive a bonus DRM-Free download of eSpec Books' superhero novella, The Girl in the Hourglass by Drew Bittner.

ACHIEVED - $4,700 - All backers at the $5 or higher level receive a bonus DRM-Free download of Robert Greenberger's "A Matter of Faith".

ACHIEVED - $4,900 - We will add bonus stories by Walt Ciechanowski and Peter David.

ACHIEVED - $5,100 - We will add two Jason Whitley illustrations to the book.

ACHIEVED - $5,300 - All backers at the $5 or higher level receive a bonus DRM-Free download of a Jean Rabe story, "Few of Us".

$5,500 - All backers at the $5 or higher level receive a bonus DRM-Free download of Janine K. Spendlove's "He Was A Marvelous Man".

$5,700 - We will add two Jason Whitley illustrations to the book.

$5,900 - All backers at the $5 or higher level receive a bonus DRM-Free download of a Gail Z Martin story "Buttons".

$6,100 - All backers at the $5 or higher level receive a bonus DRM-Free download of Keith R.A. DeCandido's "Stone Cold Whodunit".

$6,300 - We will add two Jason Whitley illustrations to the book.

$6,500 - All backers at the $5 or higher level receive a bonus DRM-Free download of Janine K. Spendlove's novel The War of Seasons: The Human.

$6,700 - We will add bonus stories by James Chambers and Neal Levin.

$6,900 - We will add two Jason Whitley illustrations to the book.

$7,000 - All backers at the $5 or higher level receive a bonus DRM-Free download of James M. Ward's "The Standard Bearer".

$7,200 - All backers at the $5 or higher level receive a bonus DRM-Free download of a brand-new Bryan Steele story.

$7,400 - We will add two Jason Whitley illustrations to the book.

$7,600 - All backers at the $5 or higher level receive a bonus DRM-Free download of Donald Bingle's collection Crimson Life/Crimson Death.

$7,800 - We will add two Jason Whitley illustrations to the book.

$8,000 - We will create a companion book titled Chaotic Neutral - Supers on the Edge for which we will hold open submissions for six slots in the book to be released in Fall 2016.

$10,000 - We will create a second companion book titled Wanted: Sidekicks for which we will hold open submissions for six slots in the book to be released in Fall 2017.

Quick Explanation: Kickstarter doesn't really have an intuitive way to do add-ons, and the process can be confusing, so here's a quick explanation. To add one of the below onto your current pledge, just click on the "Manage Your Pledge" button at the top right of the page, click in the "Pledge Amount" box, and change the pledge amount to reflect the addition of the amount of the add-on you want. 

Example: if your current pledge amount is $10, and you want to add a $5 add-on, you would click into the "Pledge Amount" box and change the pledge amount to $15. At the end of the Kickstarter, we'll send out a questionnaire to find out what add-ons you contributed for. Please note, we can autograph a book to whomever you want and you can order more than one copy of the same book when doing an add-on. 

$3 - Add a DRM-Free digital copy of eSpec Books' superhero novella, The Girl in the Hourglass by Drew Bittner to your order.

$5 – Add a magnet featuring the cover art of The Side of Good or The Side of Evil. (Includes domestic shipping. If you're a backer outside the U.S. who has backed at a level that does not include shipping, please add $5 for shipping.) 

$5 – Add a DRM-Free digital copy of The Side of Good / The Side of Evil to your order. 

$5 – Add a DRM-Free digital copy of The Weird Wild West to your order. 

$5 – Add a DRM-Free digital copy of The Society for the Preservation of CJ Henderson edited by Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Greg Schauer to your order. 

$5 – Add a DRM-Free digital copy of Eternal Wanderings by Danielle Ackley-McPhail to your order. 

$5 – Add a DRM-Free digital copy of Silence in the Library’s Athena's Daughters Volume 1 edited by Jean Rabe to your order (contains stories by Janine K. Spendlove, Gail Z. Martin and Danielle Ackley-McPhail). 

$5 – Add a DRM-Free digital copy of Silence in the Library’s Dance Like a Monkey edited by Jean Rabe to your order (contains stories by Janine K. Spendlove, Gail Z. Martin and Danielle Ackley-McPhail). 

$5 – Add a DRM-Free digital copy of Silence in the Library’s Heroes! Superhero anthology to your order (contains stories by Gail Z. Martin and Janine K. Spendlove). 

$5 – Add a DRM-Free digital copy of Dark Quest Books’ With Great Power… superhero anthology to your order (contains stories by Gail Z. Martin, Keith R.A. DeCandido, and James Chambers). 

$5 – Add a DRM-Free digital copy of Aaron Rosenberg's No Small Bills to your order.

$15 – Upgrade your digital copy of The Side of Good / The Side of Evil to a print copy. 

$20 – Add an autographed print copy of The Side of Good / The Side of Evil to your order. It makes a great gift! (If you would like more than one copy, multiply cost by that number. Includes domestic shipping. If you're a backer outside the U.S. who has backed at a level that does not include shipping, please add $25 for shipping.)

$20 – eSpec Books Special - Add an autographed print copy of The Weird Wild West to your order. It makes a great gift! (Includes domestic shipping. If you're a backer outside the U.S. who has backed at a level that does not include shipping, please add $25 for shipping.) 

$20 – eSpec Books Special - Add an autographed print copy of Eternal Wanderings by Danielle Ackley-McPhail to your order. It makes a great gift! (Includes domestic shipping. If you're a backer outside the U.S. who has backed at a level that does not include shipping, please add $25 for shipping.) 

$20 – eSpec Books Special - Add an autographed print copy of The Society for the Preservation of CJ Henderson edited by Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Greg Schauer to your order. It makes a great gift! (Includes domestic shipping. If you're a backer outside the U.S. who has backed at a level that does not include shipping, please add $25 for shipping.) 

$20 – Add an autographed print copy of Dark Quest Books’ With Great Power… superhero anthology (contains stories by Gail Z. Martin, Keith R.A. DeCandido, and James Chambers) edited by John L. French and Greg Schauer to your order. It makes a great gift! (Includes domestic shipping. If you're a backer outside the U.S. who has backed at a level that does not include shipping, please add $25 for shipping.) 

$20 – Add an autographed copy of Silence in the Library's Heroes! superhero anthology (with a story by Gail Z. Martin and Janine K. Spendlove) to your order. It makes a great gift! (Includes domestic shipping. If you're a backer outside the U.S. who has backed at a level that does not include shipping, please add $25 for shipping.) 

$35 – Add an autographed copy of Silence in the Library's Dance Like a Monkey edited by Jean Rabe to your order. With stories by Janine K. Spendlove, Gail Z. Martin, and Danielle Ackley-McPhail (Includes domestic shipping. If you're a backer outside the U.S., please add $15 for shipping even if you have already backed at a level that includes shipping as this is a very thick book that will require additional shipping charges than those estimated.) 

$35 – Add an autographed copy of Silence in the Library's Athena's Daughters Volume 1 edited by Jean Rabe to your order. With stories by Gail Z. Martin and Danielle Ackley-McPhail (Includes domestic shipping. If you're a backer outside the U.S., please add $15 for shipping even if you have already backed at a level that includes shipping as this is a very thick book that will require additional shipping charges than those estimated.) 

Award-winning author Danielle Ackley-McPhail has worked both sides of the publishing industry for longer than she cares to admit. Currently, she is a project editor and promotions manager for Dark Quest Books and has recently started her own press, eSpec Books. Her published works include five urban fantasy novels, Yesterday's Dreams, Tomorrow's Memories, Today’s Promise, The Halfling’s Court: and The Redcaps’ Queen: A Bad-Ass Faerie Tale, and a young adult Steampunk novel, Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn, written with Day Al-Mohamed. She is also the author of the solo science fiction collection, A Legacy of Stars, the non-fiction writers’ guide, The Literary Handyman, and is the senior editor of the Bad-Ass Faeries anthology series, Dragon’s Lure, and In an Iron Cage. She can be found on Facebook (Danielle Ackley-McPhail) and Twitter (DMcPhail). To learn more about her work, visit www.sidhenadaire.com or www.badassfaeries.com

Greg Schauer has been a bookseller for over 33 years as the owner of Between Books in Claymont Delaware. He has also helped produce concerts by local and national bands at the Arden Gild Hall in Arden Delaware, one of the country’s oldest continuously run secular utopian art colonies, for the past 10 years. He has previously worked on Stories in Between: the Between Books 30th anniversary anthology with W.H. Horner and Jeanne Benzel, Steampowered Tales of Awesomeness Vol 1 by Brian Thomas and Ray Witte, With Great Power with John L. French, and The Society for the Preservation of CJ Henderson with Danielle Ackley-McPhail. He can be contacted at gschauer@betweenbooks.com.

James Chambers writes tales of horror, crime, fantasy, and science fiction. He is the author of The Engines of Sacrifice, a collection of four Lovecraftian-inspired novellas published by Dark Regions Press which Publisher’s Weekly described in a starred-review as “…chillingly evocative….” He is also the author of the short fiction collections Resurrection House (Dark Regions Press) and The Midnight Hour: Saint Lawn Hill and Other Tales, in collaboration with illustrator Jason Whitley as well as the dark, urban fantasy novella, Three Chords of Chaos and The Dead Bear Witness and Tears of Blood, volume one and two in his Corpse Fauna novella series. His short stories have been published in over 40 anthologies; the chapbook Mooncat Jack; and the magazines Bare Bone, Cthulhu Sex, and Allen K’s Inhuman. His tale “A Wandering Blackness,” one of two published in Lin Carter’s Doctor Anton Zarnak, Occult Detective, received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, Sixteenth Annual Collection. He has also edited and written numerous comic books including Leonard Nimoy’s Primortals, the critically acclaimed “The Revenant” in Shadow House, and the Midnight Hour in the anthology Negative Burn. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association, the current chair of its membership committee, and recipient of the 2012 Richard Laymon Award. He lives in New York. 

Walt Ciechanowski is an award-winning author and developer who primarily writes for the roleplaying games industry, contributing to such lines as DC Adventures, Doctor Who, Dungeons & Dragons, Mutants & Masterminds, Rotted Capes, and Victoriana. He is also a founding contributor to Gnome Stew and has co-written several books offering roleplaying advice. Outside of the roleplaying game industry, Walt has also contributed a short story to the anthology The Stories in Between. Walt lives in Springfield, Pennsylvania with his wife Helena and his three children, Leianna, Stephen, and Zoeanna. 

Kathleen O'Shea David is the author of the short story "On a Pedestal" in the Big Finish anthology Doctor Who: Quality of Leadership. With her husband Peter David, she adapted the first four issues of the Japanese Manga "Negima", the Ghostbusters comic entitled What the Samhain just happened?, and Head Cases. She has done numerous non-fiction essays for various publications. She was an assistant editor at Del Rey Books and worked on Star Wars: New Jedi Order along with the Star Wars non-fiction and work with many authors on original fiction. She is currently an associate editor for Space and Time Magazine.

Peter David is a prolific author whose career, and continued popularity, spans nearly two decades. He has worked in every conceivable media: Television, film, books (fiction, non-fiction and audio), short stories, and comic books, and acquired followings in all of them. In the literary field, Peter has had over a hundred novels published, including numerous appearances on the New York Times Bestsellers List. His novels include Artful, Sir Apropos of Nothing (A “fast, fun, heroic fantasy satire”—Publishers Weekly), Knight Life, Howling Mad, and the Psi-Man adventure series. Peter David’s comic book resume includes an award-winning twelve-year run on The Incredible Hulk, and he has also worked on such varied and popular titles as X-Factor, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man, Fallen Angel, Supergirl, Young Justice, Soulsearchers and Company, Aquaman, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2099, Star Trek, Wolverine, The Phantom, Sachs & Violens, and many others. He has also written comic book related novels, such as The Hulk: What Savage Beast, and co-edited The Ultimate Hulk short story collection. Furthermore, his opinion column But I Digress has been running in the industry trade newspaper The Comic Buyers’s Guide for over a decade, and in that time has been the paper’s consistently most popular feature and was also collected into a trade paperback edition.  Peter’s awards and citations include: the Haxtur Award 1996 (Spain), Best Comic script; OZCon 1995 award (Australia), Favorite International Writer; Comic Buyers Guide 1995 Fan Awards, Favorite writer; Wizard Fan Award Winner 1993; Golden Duck Award for Young Adult Series (Starfleet Academy), 1994; UK Comic Art Award, 1993; Will Eisner Comic Industry Award, 1993, and the Julie Award in 2007. He lives in New York with his wife, Kathleen, and his four children, Shana, Gwen, Ariel, and Caroline. 

Keith R.A. DeCandido has written two other tales of Super City, including the novel The Case of the Claw and the short story "Stone Cold Whodunit" in With Great Power. His other superheroic work includes editing the Marvel Comics-based novels and anthologies that were released by Boulevard Books between 1994 and 2000, and also writing short stories and novels starring Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Hulk, the Silver Surfer, and Thor. Keith's other work includes a wide range of media tie-ins based on TV shows (Star Trek, Sleepy Hollow, Supernatural), movies (Cars, Serenity, Resident Evil), and games (World of Warcraft, Dungeons & Dragons, StarCraft), as well as his own original fiction. His rewatches of various genre TV shows have been appearing twice weekly on Tor.com since 2011. In 2009, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers, which means he never needs to achieve anything ever again. In addition to writing, he is a freelance editor for clients both personal and corporate, a second-degree black belt in karate (which he teaches to both children and adults), a veteran podcaster, an avid baseball fan, and probably some other stuff that he can't remember due to the lack of sleep. Find out less at his cheerfully retro web site at DeCandido.net. 

John L. French has worked for over thirty years as a crime scene investigator and has seen more than his share of murders, shootings and serious assaults. As a break from the realities of his job, he writes science fiction, pulp, horror, fantasy, and, of course, crime fiction. Since 1992 John has been writing stories partly based on his experiences on the streets of what some have called one of the most dangerous cities in the country. His books include The Devil of Harbor City, Past Sins, Souls on Fire, Here There Be Monsters and Paradise Denied. He’s also written several books with co-conspirator Patrick Thomas, the latest of which is The Assassins’ Ball. John is the editor of Bad Cop, No Donut, Mermaids 13: Tales of the Sea, and With Great Power …. One of these days John will get a website and a Facebook page but in the meantime he can be contacted at jfrenchfam@aol.com.

 Bryan J.L. Glass is the multiple Harvey Award winning co-creator/writer of The Mice Templar from Image Comics, and of Furious from Dark Horse Comics. A contributor to DC Comics' Adventures of Superman, his Marvel Comics credentials include Thor: Crown of Fools, First Thunder and Valkyrie, as well as adapting Magician, the Riftwar Saga and Cirque du Soleil's KÀ. Special projects have included Thor: Son of Asgard video game and Thor: Valor. Bryan’s first work in the comic industry was in the role of photographer, providing photo covers and interiors to such 80s series as The Elementals, Mage, and Punisher Armory. His earliest writing projects in the '90s were Spandex Tights and Ship of Fools. After a brief hiatus from the industry, Bryan returned in 2003 with his first Mice Templar short stories, followed by Quixote: A Novel and 86 Voltz: The Dead Girl.

Robert Greenberger met his first superhero when he was six years old, never imagining that he would work alongside them at DC Comics and Marvel Comics for much of his adult life. Additionally, he created Comics Scene, the first nationally distributed newsstand magazine to cover the world of heroes and villains. His written works include nonfiction (The Essential Batman Encyclopedia) and fiction (Iron Man: Femme Fatales), celebrating the brave deeds of these characters. A co-founder of Crazy 8 Press, he is creating his own protagonists in new worlds. His alter ego is that of a high school English teacher and makes his home in Maryland. You can learn more at www.bobgreenberger.com.

Neal Levin is the author of The Whispering of Dragons the first novel in the Salient Dreams series. He is the co-editor for numerous anthologies such as Clockwork Chaos, In An Iron Cage, The Awakened, The and The Awakened II. His short stories appear in New Blood, Speculations From New Jersey, Bad-Ass Faeries 3, Mermaid 13, Barbarians at the Jumpgate, Vampire Dreamspell, and more than a dozen others. His work in the roleplaying game industry spans over the last decade. Former President of the Garden State Horror Writers/Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers. As an avid comic book fan he hopes that one day a reboot of a series will include some of his work. Former resident near a nuclear power plant in New Jersey he neither confirms nor denies any mutant abilities.

 Gail Z. Martin is the author of the new epic fantasy novel War of Shadows (Orbit Books) which is Book Three in the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga; Iron and Blood: The Jake Desmet Adventures a new Steampunk series (July 2015, Solaris Books) co-authored with Larry N. Martin and Vendetta: A Deadly Curiosities Novel in her urban fantasy series set in Charleston, SC (2016, Solaris Books); and. She is also author of Ice Forged and Reign of Ash in The Ascendant Kingdoms Saga, The Chronicles of The Necromancer series (The Summoner, The Blood King, Dark Haven, Dark Lady’s Chosen) from Solaris Books and The Fallen Kings Cycle (The Sworn, The Dread) from Orbit Books. Gail writes two series of ebook short stories: The Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures and the Deadly Curiosities Adventures and her work has appeared in over 20 US/UK anthologies. Find her at www.AscendantKingdoms.com, on Twitter @GailZMartin, on Facebook.com/WinterKingdoms, at DisquietingVisions.com blog and GhostInTheMachinePodcast.com, on Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/GailZMartin and free excerpts on Wattpad http://wattpad.com/GailZMartin.

 Aaron Rosenberg is the author of the best-selling DuckBob series (consisting of No Small Bills, Too Small for Tall, and Three Small Coinkydinks), the Dread Remora space-opera series and, with David Niall Wilson, the O.C.L.T. occult thriller series. His tie-in work contains novels for Star Trek, Warhammer, WarCraft, and Eureka. He has written children’s books (including the original series Pete and Penny's Pizza Puzzles, the award-winning Bandslam: The Junior Novel, and the #1 best-selling 42: The Jackie Robinson Story), educational books on a variety of topics, and over seventy roleplaying games (such as the original games Asylum, Spookshow, and Chosen, work for White Wolf, Wizards of the Coast, Fantasy Flight, Pinnacle, and many others, and both the Origins Award-winning Gamemastering Secrets and the Gold ENnie-winning Lure of the Lich Lord). He is the co-creator of the ReDeus series, and one of the founders of Crazy 8 Press. Aaron lives in New York with his family. You can follow him online at gryphonrose.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/gryphonrose, and on Twitter @gryphonrose.

Janine K. Spendlove is a KC-130 pilot in the United States Marine Corps. In the writing world she is an award winning author primarily known for her War of the Seasons fantasy series. She has several short stories published in various speculative fiction anthologies, to include Time Traveled Tales, Athena’s Daughters, and War Stories. Janine is also a member of Women in Aerospace (WIA), BroadUniverse, and is a co-founder of GeekGirlsRun, a community for geek girls (and guys) who just want to run, share, have fun, and encourage each other. A graduate of Brigham Young University, Janine loves pugs, enjoys knitting, making costumes, playing Beatles tunes on her guitar, and spending time with her family. She resides with her husband and daughter in North Carolina. She is currently at work on her next novel. Find out more at JanineSpendlove.com

James M. Ward married his high school sweetheart and she’s put up with him for 44 years. He has three unusually charming sons, Breck, James, and Theon. They in turn have given him six startlingly charming grandchildren, Keely, Miriam, Sophia, Preston, Teagan, and Noah (16 months old at the time of this writing).

In that same stretch of time he managed to write the first science fiction role-playing game, METAMORPHOSIS ALPHA; the first apocalypse role-playing game in GAMMA WORLD; he worked for TSR for over 20 years and did lots of D&D and AD&D things; and designed the best-selling SPELLFIRE and DRAGON BALL Z CCGs.

Angela McKendrick worked as a graphic designer for 15 years before going freelance. She is now s a freelance graphic designer and illustrator with a sideline of selling her prints at conventions up and down the east coast. She was born in Akron, Ohio and currently.live in the Baltimore area with her wife Deanna.

 Jason Whitley has illustrated comics, children' books, features, news, editorials, book covers, and short stories for many publishers. His comic strip, Sea Urchins, is collected in two volumes. He recently illustrated The Society for the Preservation of CJ Henderson for eSpec Books.

Author and graphic artist Mike McPhail is best known as the editor and illustrator of the award-winning Defending The Future (DTF) series of military science fiction anthologies. As a Freelance Administrator for DTF Publications @ Dark Quest Books, he is charged with not only the DTF series but also David Sherman’s 18th Race Trilogy, Phoebe Wray’s Jemma Saga, and the Science Fiction works of the late CJ Henderson. www.defendingthefuture.com

As a member of the Military Writers Society of America, he is dedicated to helping his fellow service members (and deserving civilians) in their efforts to become authors, as well as supporting related organization in their efforts to help those "who have given their all for us." www.milscifi.com.

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    eSPEC BONUS BUNDLE - PRINT - A print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, a print copy of one eSpec Books title of your choice (Eternal Wanderings, The Society for the Preservation of CJ Henderson, The Weird Wild West), an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    THE REWARDS OF CHAOS - A print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an autographed print copy of James Chambers' Three Chords of Chaos, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    GRAPHIC THANKS – A digital DRM-free copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an autographed 11x14 print of original superhero or supervillain art by Angela McKendrick, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of either the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    THE LEGIONS OF THE UNDEAD - A print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an autographed print copy of James Chambers' Corpse Fauna novels, The Dead Bear Witness and Tears of Blood, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    HEROIC REWARD #1 - A print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an autographed print copy of Silence in the Library's Heroes! which includes a sequel story to Janine K. Spendlove's "Birth of Anarchy", an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    HEROIC REWARD #2 - A print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an autographed print copy of Silence in the Library's A Hero by Any Other Name which includes a sequel story to Janine K. Spendlove's "Birth of Anarchy", an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    DOWNRIGHT TREACHEROUS - A digital DRM-free copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, a copy of Stephen King’s Dark Towers: Treachery autographed by Peter David, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of either the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website. (Includes shipping and insurance.)

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    UNEXPECTED THANKS - A print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, a grab bag of two books guaranteed to contain at least one autograph, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    ALTERED EGOS – your name will be used for a background character in one of the stories in the collection, in addition you receive a digital DRM-free copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    CORPSE CAMEO – your name will be used for a victim character in one of the stories in the collection, in addition you receive a digital DRM-free copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    OH! GRACIOUS! - An autographed special advance edition ARC of Neil Gaiman's Stardust in slipcover, a digital DRM-free copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed both in the back of the book and on the website. (Includes domestic shipping with insurance.)

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    JAMES CHAMBERS TUCKERIZATION – A Tuckerization in James’s story, a print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    GAIL Z. MARTIN TUCKERIZATION – A Tuckerization in Gail's story, a print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    ROBERT GREENBERGER TUCKERIZATION – A Tuckerization in Bob's story, a print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    AARON ROSENBERG TUCKERIZATION – A Tuckerization in Aaron's story, a print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    JANINE K. SPENDLOVE TUCKERIZATION – A Tuckerization in Janine's story, a digital DRM-free copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    KEITH R.A. DeCANDIDO TUCKERIZATION – A Tuckerization in Keith’s story, a print copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed in your choice of the Ranks of the Heroic or the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website.

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    JUST REWARDS– Bundle any unclaimed pledge rewards totaling no more than the value of this pledge level (Subject to Availability. Must send a message indicating which rewards so they can be deactivated or diminished), a digital DRM-free copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed both in the back of THE SIDE OF GOOD and on the website.

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    HOLD UP THE BANK - Bundle any unclaimed pledge rewards totaling no more than the value of this pledge level (Subject to Availability. Must send a message indicating which rewards so they can be deactivated or diminished), a digital DRM-free copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed both in the Ranks of the Villainous at the back of the book and on the website.

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    MANUSCRIPT REVIEW – A 50-page manuscript review from bestselling author Gail Z. Martin, a digital DRM-free copy of THE SIDE OF GOOD / THE SIDE OF EVIL, an email thank you card from one of the authors, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed both in the back of THE SIDE OF GOOD and on the website.

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    DULY HONORED – Have THE SIDE OF GOOD dedicated to you or the person of your choosing and receive two print copies, two digital DRM-free copies, a custom thank you card from a character in the book, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed both in the Ranks of the Heroic in the book and on the website. Great gift for your favorite comic book fan!

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    DASTARDLY DEDICATION – Have THE SIDE OF EVIL dedicated to you or the person of your choosing and receive two print copies, two digital DRM-free copies, a custom thank you card from a character in the book, a warm, fuzzy feeling of satisfaction and our thanks expressed both in the Ranks of the Villainous in the book and on the website. Great gift for your favorite comic book fan!

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