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A comic set in the 80's about nostalgia, friendship, and fear - about the nightmare in the shadows and how it's never what you think.
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    Pledge £3 or more About $4

    The Pixel Edition

    A full-colour copy of Hollow Monsters #1 as a DRM free PDF, with my sincere thanks.

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    The Cartridge Edition

    A signed copy of the first printing of Hollow Monsters #1

    A DRM free pdf of the comic (Pixel Edition)

    My sincere thanks.

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    The Digital Deluxe Edition

    This is the complete comic, plus all the concept designs, alternative pages, cut scenes, and notes on how the comic developed and why - as a DRM free PDF. If you're familiar with the back-matter to my previous comics, you'll know how in depth and fun my analysis gets, covering the science of writing, art and the unique qualities of the medium in general. Especially good for connoisseurs & students of the craft.

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    The Raleigh Chopper Gift Edition

    A signed copy of Hollow Monsters #1, dedicated to you or the person you're gifting the comic to, with a handwritten message or a doodle by Monty Nero.

    A DRM free PDF of the comic (Pixel Edition)

    A limited edition art print, signed by the artist,
    16 x 9 cm

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    The Adam Ant Deluxe Edition

    A signed copy of Hollow Monsters #1, dedicated to you or the person you're gifting the comic to, with a handwritten message or a doodle by Monty Nero.

    A DRM free PDF of the Digital Deluxe edition of the comic (the complete comic, plus all the concept designs, alternative pages, cut scenes, and notes on how the comic developed and why).

    A set of THREE limited edition Hollow Monster art prints, signed by the artist.

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    The Why Don't You Deluxe Script Edition

    A signed copy of Hollow Monsters #1, dedicated to you or the person you're gifting the comic to, with a handwritten message or a doodle by Monty Nero.

    A DRM free PDF of the Digital Deluxe edition of the comic (the complete comic, plus all the concept designs, alternative pages, cut scenes, and notes on how the comic developed and why).

    A signed copy of the script used for issue 01 in printed form.

    A set of THREE limited edition Hollow Monster art prints, signed by the artist.

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    Pledge £50 or more About $62

    The Hartbeat Deluxe Art Edition

    A signed copy of Hollow Monsters #1, dedicated to you or the person you're gifting the comic to, with a handwritten message or a doodle by Monty Nero

    A DRM free pdf of the comic (Digital Deluxe Edition)

    A custom commissioned hand-drawn and signed archival quality A4 sized sketch or portrait by Monty Nero, in ink, pencil, or colour.

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    Pledge £60 or more About $74

    The Comic Book Writers Deluxe Edition

    Are you a comic book writer? Monty will use his experience writing and pitching comics for Titan, Marvel and 2000ad to analyse and edit your script, including two Skype or face-to-face meetings to discuss revisions and writing for comics in general. (the second meeting will go over your rewrites and new material created after the first meeting).

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    A signed copy of Hollow Monsters #1, with a handwritten message or a doodle by Monty Nero.

    A DRM free pdf of the comic (Deluxe Edition. the complete comic, plus all the concept designs, alternative pages, cut scenes, and notes on how the comic developed and why)

    A set of THREE limited edition art prints, signed by the artist

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    ORIGINAL COMIC PAGE DELUXE EDITION

    A signed copy of Hollow Monsters #1 with a handwritten message or a doodle by Monty Nero.

    A DRM free PDF of the Digital Deluxe edition of the comic (the complete comic, plus all the concept designs, alternative pages, cut scenes, and notes on how the comic developed and why).

    An original page of inked artwork from Hollow Monsters #1, black and white, on A3 paper .

    A set of THREE large limited edition Hollow Monster art prints, signed by the artist (24.5 x 40cm)

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    Pledge £120 or more About $147

    The Comic Creators Cover Edition

    Are you creating your own comics? If so, this is for you.

    Monty will design a full colour or fully painted cover or pin up for your own comic to your own specifications, at print resolution, as per his covers for Titan comics and others.

    Also includes

    A signed copy of Hollow Monsters #1, with a bespoke doodle or dedication from Monty

    A DRM free pdf of the comic (Digital Deluxe Edition. the complete comic, plus all the concept designs, alternative pages, cut scenes, and notes on how the comic developed and why)

    A set of FIVE limited edition art prints, signed by the artist

    A copy of the script used for issue 01 as a PDF.

    My sincere thanks

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    Pledge £300 or more About $368

    The Put Me in a Comic Monty Edition

    Do you want to star in your own comic? Perhaps you fancy being a science hero, a Daniel Clowes style protagonist, a super-villain, or just hang out with Verity and Weasel from Death Sentence. Well, this is your chance. Monty will write, draw, ink, colour and letter your own two page comic. You can keep the original inked art, and can do what you want with the digitally coloured online version for the rest of time. Monty will also host the comic on his online art blog.

    Exta pages (beyond the initial two) are £150 each.

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    A signed copy of Hollow Monsters #1, dedicated to you or the person you're gifting the comic to, with a handwritten message or a doodle by Monty Nero

    A DRM free pdf of the comic (Digital Deluxe Edition)

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    Pledge £500 or more About $612

    The Daddy Warbucks Ultimate Edition

    A signed copy of Hollow Monsters #1, dedicated to you or the person you're gifting the comic to, with a handwritten message or a doodle by Monty Nero

    A DRM free pdf of the comic (Digital Deluxe Edition .the complete comic, plus all the concept designs, alternative pages, cut scenes, and notes on how the comic developed and why)

    A set of Eight limited edition art prints, signed by the artist.

    The printed copy of the script used for issue 01 signed.

    3 x custom commissioned hand-drawn and signed archival quality A4 sized sketch or portrait by Monty Nero, in ink, pencil, or colour.

    A hand inked page from the comic, black and white on paper.

    A full colour or fully painted cover or pin-up for to your own specifications, at print resolution, as per Monty's covers for Titan comics and others.

    A permanent dedication within all Hollow Monsters comics as a friend of the comic and sponsor of Monty Nero's work.

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    Pledge £1,000 or more About $1,224

    The Billion $ Backers Ultimate Edition

    Wow! This gets you everything listed above, apart from the posters, but your principle interest in backing Hollow Monsters is supporting new techniques of comic book creation exploring how comics elicit emotion. As such you'll become a true friend of Montynero, with regular personal updates and one on one chats, including copies of a year's worth of my academic and creative work, including my essays and technical analysis of my academic comics experiments and discoveries.

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    Pledge £250 or more About $306

    The Montynero Collector's Deluxe Edition

    This has some unique stuff for the Montnero collector, things that there are only one copy of which Monty is loathe to give up. This can only go to one person.

    3 x A4 bespoke art commission (pencil, ink, and colour) on Naturel art card.

    Set of 3 giant size art posters (Verity, Death Sentence #1 double-sided, and Hollow Monsters 'Nostalgia')

    Issues 1-6 of Death Sentence, signed by Monty

    Issues 1-6 of Death Sentence London, signed by Monty

    Amazing X-men Annual 1 by Monty Nero and Salvador Larrocca, signed by Monty

    Hulk Annual #1 by Monty Nero and Marc Lamming, Luke Ross, and Pat Goddard. Marvel, signed by Monty

    Vertigo Cyan Much Ado about Nothing by Monty Nero and Al Daviison. Signed by Monty

    2000ad # 1838 Rattle by Montynero, signed.

    2000ad #1923 Rocket De La Revolucion by Montynero and Simon Fraser, signed by Monty

    1 x hand inked comic page from Hollow Monsters #1, signed by Monty

    Set of 8 large limited edition art prints, signed.

    Digital Deluxe PDF (the complete comic, plus all the concept designs, alternative pages, cut scenes, and notes on how the comic developed and why)

    Physical copy of Hollow Monsters #1, signed, with a bespoke doodle or dedication from Monty

    Signed copy of the script to issue #1

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