Is there something else you'd like from the campaign that isn't included in your reward selection? No problem! Just send us a message here in Kickstarter and we'll be happy to accommodate your add-on request with an over-pledge! Here's a list of popular add-ons:
- El Peso Hero Origin #`1: La Cueva de las Espadas : Add $10 (US) / 20 (Canada) / $30 (Rest of the World)
- El Peso Hero Origin #2: Battle for Nuevo Laredo : Add $10 (US) / 20 (Canada) / $30 (Rest of the World)
- El Peso Hero #1: Add $10 (US) / 20 (Canada) / $30 (Rest of the World)
- El Peso Hero #2: Add $10 (US) / 20 (Canada) / $30 (Rest of the World)
- El Peso Hero #3: Add $10 (US) / 20 (Canada) / $30 (Rest of the World)
- El Peso Hero #4: Undocumented Hero Special Limited Print : Add $15 (US) / 25 (Canada) / $35 (Rest of the World)
If you don't see what you'd like to add on from the list above, just inquire with a message and we'll try our best to get you set up!
Who Is El Peso Hero?
El Peso Hero is heavily influenced by the modern day challenges people from both sides of the U.S-Mexican border face. The main story is centered on “El Peso Hero” - a rogue hero who is standing up against Mexico's cartels, corrupt officials and human traffickers. The results are often destructive and deadly.
El Peso Hero has been one the most internationally talked about Latino superhero in decades. With modern social issues such immigration, human trafficking and institutional corruption, El Peso Hero has garnered attention and praise from the Latino community and been featured on Univision, CNN, Telemundo, Fusion, PRI The World, Conexion Thalia and countless of other media sites worldwide. El Peso Hero is humble, couragous, and is the only character in the series who's dialogue is in Spanish. Among the appeal of the comic book is the unique story and rich diversity of characters.
El Peso Hero: Undocumented Hero El Peso Hero: Undocumented Hero is the 6th book in our series. The story opens up between a confrontation between hired sicario El Pozolero and El Peso Hero. In an exclusive interview bloggers Laura and Rodolfo meet the leader of Las Tortugas cartel and are told about a special radio field used by infamous rival druglord, El Catrin. Disabling the radios will cripple El Catrin's illicit border operation. Laura and Rodolfo must trek across the dangerous border to find and inform El Peso Hero. Can Laura and Rodolfo trust Las Tortugas? Will El Peso Hero agree to help?
One word: You. We make these stories for you! This project comes from the heart. There are no corporate overlords telling me what to do. I answer to YOU! Please pledge now! If you can’t, please share on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Every bit helps!
WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?
Every penny raised goes towards making El Peso Hero a reality. That covers everything from the creative talent, graphic design, printing, supplies, fees and taxes. In other words, everything that it takes to make this happen is where the bulk of the money’s going! A portion of the money will go to fulfilling all the cool rewards we are offering and a percentage will go to taxes, Kickstarter / Amazon fees. Any profit will go toward funding future stories.
Think your pledge as a pre-purchase. We’ve put together a bunch of rewards that we hope you'll love. And any of our rewards make a great gift for anyone in your family! Check ‘em out –
HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?
To be a El Peso Hero: Undocumented Hero backer, just click on the green button to the right of our video. Kickstarter will ask you for your pledge and which reward you want and how you want to sign up. Signing up is a breeze and you can do it through Facebook if you want. Also, please add a link to our Kickstarter page to your website or blog. Sharing this project with others will go a long way toward getting El Peso Hero: Undocumented Hero backer funded. Thanks!
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Risks and challenges
As with any small press, self publishing venture...coming up with capital up front is always a problem. Between running thew business, paying it's bills, and keeping all our distribution channels open enough that people can actually GET the books we make...it makes it very difficult to finance a print run, when so much of the cost is up front.
With our previous kickstarter, we learned alot....we had never been through the process of printing through offset, or at such a large scale. We now understand the process, and what is needed, and expected of us. We've even found a printing partner that can produce a lower quantity, and still keep the price reasonable.
And even more importantly, the material for the majority of the trade paperback is already finished! Issues 1, 2, and 3 are completed, and sitting on our hard drive...the only work that remains is finalizing the covers and some of the bonus material. The main obstacle for us is coming up with the funds upfront to go into production. With your help, we can smash through that barrier...and get El Peso Hero's continuing adventures into your hands.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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