pledged of $150,000pledged of $150,000 goal
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Mon, September 24 2018 2:13 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated September 24, 2018

Amazing Heroes: 1/18 scale Super Hero Action Figures!

Fresh Monkey Fiction brings your favorite comic book heroes to life with Amazing Heroes 1/18 Scale Action Figures!

Amazing Heroes: 1/18 scale Super Hero Action Figures!

Fresh Monkey Fiction brings your favorite comic book heroes to life with Amazing Heroes 1/18 Scale Action Figures!

pledged of $150,000pledged of $150,000 goal
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Mon, September 24 2018 2:13 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated September 24, 2018

What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

38ee512997da5844f0922282e42de1d6 original.jpg?ixlib=rb 2.1

Prototype Gallery

These photos and videos provide a detailed look at this project’s development.

About

FRESH MONKEY FICTION IS EXPANDING ITS AMAZING HEROES LINE OF COMIC BOOK ACTION FIGURES WITH A NEW SCALE AND MORE ARTICULATION.

Amazing Heroes was born out of the idea of creating an action figures line that could combine many of our favorite indy comic book heroes into an overall line of collectibles. For over 2 years we have been working closely with legendary comic creators such as Erik Larsen (Savage Dragon), Mike Allred (Madman), Steve Rude (Nexus), Jim Starlin (Dreadstar), Mike Grell (Jon Sable), Joe Staton (E-Man)Paul Grist (Jack Staff), Bob Burden (Flaming Carrot), Vito Delsante (Stray), Dean Haspiel (Red Hook)Michael T. Gilbert (Mr. Monster) and  many more to bring this amazing collection to life.

Our initial Amazing Heroes Retroverse line was inspired by our favorite toy lines of the 1980's but fans have been asking for modern sculpted figures that were compatible with their current collections...thus AMAZING HEROES was REBORN!

For a closer look at ALL of our proof of concept images, along with some of our planned stretch goals, please click the RED BUTTON  below. 

Here are painted prototypes for Savage Dragon, Nexus and Flaming Carrot. Once funded we will commission painted prototypes of all unlocked figures from professioal prototype painter Ed Bradley (Sideshow, Diamond Select). 

We're launching to fund 12 figures, our own "dynamite dozen" of characters, but we aiming to hit our stretch goals to unlock over 20+ new Amazing Heroes figures.  Each Amazing Heroes Reborn figure measures at 1:18 scale (around 4") with 14 points of articulation, includes extra accessories and a display stand. As you can see from our painted prototype images they are intended to blend in perfectly with other figures in the same scale that share similar themes and designs.

CURRENT UNLOCKED FIGURES
This "unlocked" image below will be adjusted throughout the campaign as additional figures become unlocked. 

REWARD: You pick 1 or 5 or 10 figures - $20 each, plus shipping
You can back a reward for 1 or 5 or 10 unlocked figures (see below). You will select your figure(s) via the Backer Kit survey (see below) after the campaign.

REWARD: Launch Set of 12 figures - $240 plus shipping You will receive one of every figure that is available when we launch the Kickstarter. There are NO SUBSTITUTIONS on this reward level. 

REWARD: ALL IN - $435 plus shipping You will receive 1 of every unlocked figure, plus a Kickstarter exclusive mystery figure.(figure will be reveled when orders are fulfilled) 
(Please Read) Should all items not unlock you will receive the launch set of 12, 1 mystery figure, 1 of each unlocked figure, plus any additional unlocked figures of your choice for up to a minimum total of 20 figures. Please note the order of stretch goals are subject to change prior to unlocking.

REWARD: ALL IN MYSTERY BOX - $650 plus shipping.You will receive the ALL IN REWARD plus mystery Amazing Heroes items, some that have never been offered before, and will never be offered again.(Please Read) Should all items not unlock you will receive the launch set of 12, 1 mystery figure, 1 of each unlocked figure, plus any additional unlocked figures of your choice for up to a minimum total of 20 figures. Please note the order of stretch goals are subject to change prior to unlocking.

REWARD: Signed Figure - $65 each plus shipping
You will receive a single Amazing Heroes Reborn figure of your choice, from any unlocked options, this figure will include a signed certificate of authenticity by the figure’s creator. Options include:
Mike Allred (Madman), Erik Larsen (Savage Dragon, Malcom Dragon, Savage Dragon S.O.S.), Vito Delsante (Stray), Dean Haspiel (Red Hook), Michael T. Gilbert (Mr. Monster) and Jim Starlin (Dreadstar).
You will select your figure via the Backer Kit survey after the campaign.

REWARD: Henchmen 4 Packs - $75 each plus shipping
You can select either Henchmen #1 or Henchmen #2 set of 4 figures. 

PACKAGING

We’ve been debating on how we handle packaging for a while now. After much discussion and debate we have decided to not offer our traditional Amazing Heroes packaging on these figures. Our previous figures offered packaging but we’ve found that most of our backer base, especially on Kickstarter, opens and displays their figures, then discards the packaging. Packaging not only makes the figures more expensive BUT more importantly it's not great for the environment. So we’ve decided that each figure will come in environmentally friendly poly-bags with their accessories.

I know this is a real bummer for some of you, so we are looking at a way to offer packaging for those that really want it at some point down the road. We are considering making collector-friendly clamshells (with removable backer cards) available on our website at some point after the figures are produced. This way you can add your Amazing Heroes Reborn figure to it’s package if this is your preferred way to display your collection.

Add ons allow you to add additional items to your pledge level by simply choosing the item(s) below that you would like and then following the instructions below to add to your pledge!  

ADD ON: Any Unlocked Amazing Heroes Reborn action figure - $22 eachYou can add on any unlocked Amazing Heroes figure to your current reward. You will select from any unlocked figures via the Backer Kit survey after the campaign.

ADD ON: Signed Figure - $65 each
You will receive a single Amazing Heroes Reborn figure of your choice, from any unlocked options, with a signed certificate of authenticity by the figure’s creator.
Options incude: Mike Allred (Madman), Erik Larsen (Savage Dragon, Malcom Dragon, Savage Dragon S.O.S.), Vito Delsante(Stray), Dean Haspiel (Red Hook), Ray-Anthony Height (Midnight Tiger) and Jim Starlin (Dreadstar). You will select your figure post campaign via the Backer Kit survey after the campaign.

ADD ON: Henchmen #1 or #2  Four Pack - $80 each
You can add on any on either Henchmen 4 pack to your current reward.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ADD ONS 

Add-ons can ONLY be purchased along with a pre-existing pledge level of $20 and higher - not available for purchase separately - please see pledge levels for item descriptions. 

In order to add your add-on item to your reward, just calculate the amount you'll need to pay based on the combination of the cost of the add-on and the cost of your current pledge, and increase your existing pledge to that amount. 
Once the campaign is over, we'll be sending BackerKit surveys (see below)  out to each member. In that survey you'll be asked if you purchased any add-ons and if so, which add-ons they were.

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR REWARD AMOUNT: To add an add-on to your pledge, follow these steps:

1) Press the 'Manage Your Pledge' Button above. If you have not pledged yet, it will say 'Back this Project'.
2) Increase your pledge in the 'Pledge Amount' box by the total of the add-ons you want to add.
3) After the end of the Kickstarter campaign you will receive a survey that will ask you questions so that you can explain how you would like the add-on money assigned.

BackerKit is a service outside of Kickstarter which provides a more powerful survey feature than what Kickstarter provides. It allows you to manage your pledge even after the campaign ends. It takes care of organizing all the data related to a campaign's backers once the campaign is complete. We offer this as a free service to our backers to keep track of Shipping Details, Quantities, Add Ons and many other aspects of their rewards.  Once the campaign is over you'll get a BackerKit survey so we can collect the information listed above to better track and manage your reward. 

Registering with BackerKit will be a requirement for all backers in order for us to better manage your order. If you do not want to register with BackerKit please do not pledge to this campaign.

Outlined below is a pie chart to help illustrate where we are allocating the funding in order to create Amazing Heroes.

 

We are an independent toy company, therefore we cannot adhere to mass market toy company timelines. We don't have any army of employees, it's just the few of us working with a small factory in China who is willing to do small runs of action figures. Therefore our timelines are much longer and sometimes unpredictable. We plan on filling orders for figures in January 2020 and we will do our best to get these figures produced as fast as possible. What we can promise is transparency and updates. If you have followed our other campings you know that after the campaign we will do an update (at a minimum) once per month to keep everyone up to speed with the production process. 

Thanks again for supporting Amazing Heroes. We welcome any feedback you want to send our way. Please check the F.A.Q. section below for answers to any questions you might have. You can always contact us anytime as well.

Thanks!

Bill Murphy, Fresh Monkey Fiction
www.freshmonkeyfiction.com
www.facebook.com/FreshMonkeyFiction
www.facebook.com/AmazingHeroesToys
www.instagram.com/freshmonkeyfiction
https://twitter.com/freshmonkeyfic

Please note: All the product images shown throughout the Kickstarter are prototypes.  We will strive to produce a finished product that meets or exceeds the quality of these approximations, but please understand that the final product is subject to change.

Risks and challenges

No project of this size is without risk. This biggest challenge will be to meet our deadlines and remain on schedule. Even though we have the support of our reliable production partners, we will be doing our production overseas.

To ensure the best products possible and meet the standards that our fans expect, we want to make sure we give ourselves enough time to engage and communicate with our manufacturers. Communication with our backers is equally important to us, because without your support, this project would not be possible. Our goal is to keep our backers informed as often as we can, and keep them up-to-date on any potential changes along the way.

If you have followed and backed our previous campaigns you know that we have hit delays, we are still in production with our Eagle Force and Larry Hama lines, but we are proceeding with this camping based on fan demand and timelines that it takes to produce these products. We are committed to doing regular updates and work non stop to keep the projects moving.

Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
Questions about this project? Check out the FAQ

Support

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 1 or more About US$ 1

    Follow Along

    Follow along with the campaign and get all our updates via email.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    12 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  2. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 20 or more About US$ 20

    Single Amazing Heroes Figure - You pick

    You will receive a single Amazing Heroes Reborn figure of your choice from all unlocked options. (see UNLOCKED figure section)
    You will select your figure via the Backer Kit survey post campaign.
    Add funds to make additional selections and purchases via the Backer Kit.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    231 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  3. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 65 or more About US$ 65

    Signed Figure - You Pick

    You will receive a single Amazing Heroes Reborn figure of your choice below, this figure will include a signed certificate of authenticity by the figure’s creator.
    Mike Allred (Madman), Erik Larsen (Savage Dragon, Malcom Dragon, Savage Dragon S.O.S.), Vito Delsante (Stray), Dean Haspiel (Red Hook), Michael T. Gilbert (Mr. Monster) and Jim Starlin (Dreadstar).
    You will select your figure via the Backer Kit survey after the campaign.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    18 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    Henchmen #1 - 4 figure set

    You will receive 4 Amazing Heroes Reborn Henchmen #1 figures.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  5. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    Henchmen #2 - 4 figure set

    You will receive 4 Amazing Heroes Reborn Henchmen #2 figures.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  6. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    Five Figures - You pick

    You will receive 5 Amazing Heroes Reborn figure of your choice from all unlocked options.(see UNLOCKED figure section)
    You will select your figure via the Backer Kit survey post campaign.
    Add funds to make additional selections and purchases via the Backer Kit.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    82 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  7. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 200 or more About US$ 200

    Ten Figures - You pick

    You will receive 10 Amazing Heroes Reborn figures of your choice from all unlocked options.(see UNLOCKED figure section)
    You will select your figure post campaign via the Backer Kit survey .
    Add funds to make additional selections and purchases via the Backer Kit survey.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    23 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  8. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 240 or more About US$ 240

    Launch Set - 12 figures

    You will receive one of every figure available at launch.
    There are NO SUBSTITUTIONS on this reward level.
    Add funds to make additional selections and purchases via the Backer Kit.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    13 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  9. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 435 or more About US$ 435

    All-In Set

    You will receive 1 of every unlocked figure, plus an exclusive mystery figure.
    (Please Read) Should all items not unlock you will receive the launch set of 12, plus 1 mystery figure as well as 1 of each unlocked figure and any additional unlocked figures of your choice for up to total 20 guaranteed figures.
    Add funds to make additional selections and purchases via the Backer Kit survey.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    27 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  10. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 600 or more About US$ 600

    All-In Set + Mystery Box

    You will receive 1 of every unlocked figure, an exclusive mystery figure, plus plus mystery Amazing Heroes items, some that have never been offered before, and will never be offered again.
    (Please Read) Should all items not unlock you will receive the launch set of 12, plus 1 mystery figure as well as 1 of each unlocked figure and any additional unlocked figures of your choice for up to total 20 guaranteed figures.
    Add funds to make additional selections and purchases via the Backer Kit survey.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    11 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.

Funding period

- (30 days)

Line icon alert icon Artboard Copy 8 arrow-down icon arrow-down arrow-left icon arrow-left arrow-point-left icon Fill 1 Copy 5 arrow-point-right icon Fill 1 arrow-right icon arrow-right arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right copy bar-chart icon Artboard Copy 6 bell icon Combined Shape Copy 5 book icon Artboard Copy 3 bookmark icon Fill 1 brand-assets icon Artboard Copy 13 cart icon Artboard Copy 4 chat icon chat check icon Fill 1 Copy 6 circle-back icon Fill 1 Copy 13 circle-forward icon Fill 1 Copy 16 circle-k icon circle-k circle-left icon circle-left circle-right icon circle-right clipboard icon Artboard Copy 12 clock icon Combined Shape close icon close closed-caption icon Fill 1 compass icon Combined Shape Copy 2 conversion icon conversion delta-down icon Fill 1 delta-left icon delta-right icon Fill 1 delta-up icon Fill 1 duplicate icon duplicate embed icon Combined Shape Copy 6 eye icon Combined Shape Copy 12 facebook-contained icon Facebook Contained facebook icon Facebook logo flag icon Fill 1 Copy 3 gear icon Fill 1 Copy 14 global-africa icon Fill 1 Copy 9 global-america icon Fill 1 Copy 10 global-asia icon Fill 1 Copy 17 graph-bar icon Combined Shape Copy 9 graph-line icon Combined Shape Copy 16 heart icon Fill 1 Copy 8 help icon human icon icon--human icon--alarm icon icon--alarm icon--alert icon icon--alert icon--arrow-down icon icon--arrow-down icon--arrow-left icon icon--arrow-left icon--arrow-right icon icon--arrow-right icon--arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right icon--arrow-up icon icon--arrow-up icon--backer-badge icon icon--backer-badge icon--bell icon icon--bell icon--bolt icon icon--bolt icon--bookmark-outline icon icon--bookmark-outline icon--bookmark icon icon--bookmark icon--calculator icon icon--calculator icon--calendar-check icon icon--calendar-check icon--calendar icon icon--calendar icon--campaign-outline icon icon--campaign-outline icon--check icon icon--check icon--chevron-down icon icon--chevron-down icon--chevron-left icon icon--chevron-left icon--chevron-right icon icon--chevron-right icon--chevron-up icon icon--chevron-up icon--circle-around icon icon--circle-around icon--circle-back icon icon--circle-back icon--circle-forward icon icon--circle-forward icon--circle-loader icon Page 1 icon--circle icon icon--clipboard icon icon--clipboard icon--clock icon icon--clock icon--closed-caption icon icon--closed-caption icon--code icon icon--code icon--collapse icon icon--collapse icon--commissions icon icon--commissions icon--compass icon icon--compass icon--confirmation icon icon--confirmation icon--conversion icon icon-conversion icon--cpu icon icon--curve-right icon icon--curve-right icon--cross icon icon--cross icon--delta-down icon icon--delta-down icon--delta-left icon icon--delta-left icon--delta-right icon icon--delta-right icon--delta-up icon icon--delta-up icon--download icon icon--download icon--ellipsis icon icon--expand icon icon--expand icon--external icon icon--external icon--eye icon icon--eye icon--facebook icon icon--facebook icon--filter icon icon--filter icon--flag icon icon--flag icon--frown-filled icon icon--frown icon icon--gear icon icon--gear icon--globe-africa icon icon--globe-africa icon--globe-america icon icon--globe-america icon--globe-asia icon icon--globe-asia icon--graph-bar icon icon--graph-bar icon--graph-line icon icon--graph-line icon--happy-filled icon icon--happy icon icon--heart-outline icon icon--heart outline icon--heart-thin-outline icon Fill 1 icon--heart icon icon--heart icon--home icon icon--home icon--home-with-door icon icon--human icon icon--human icon--humans icon icon--humans icon--image icon icon--image icon--inbox icon icon--inbox icon--info icon icon--info icon--instagram icon icon/instagram icon--lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb icon--link icon icon--link icon--lock-black-bg icon lock-icon icon--lock icon icon--lock icon--mail icon icon--mail icon--meh-filled icon icon--meh icon icon--menu icon icon--menu icon--message icon icon--message icon--mobile icon icon--mobile icon--overflow icon icon--overflow icon--pause icon icon--pause icon--pencil icon icon--pencil icon--pin icon icon--pin icon--pinterest icon icon--pinterest icon--play icon icon--play icon--plus-human icon icon--plus-human icon--plus icon icon--plus icon--prohibit icon icon--prohibit icon--project-budget icon icon--pull-quote icon icon--pull-quote icon--question-filled icon icon--question-filled icon--question icon icon--question icon--reorder icon icon-reorder icon--reply icon icon--reply icon--save icon icon--save icon--saved icon icon--saved icon--search icon icon--search icon--section-break icon icon--section-break icon--small-k icon icon--sound-hi icon icon--sound-hi icon--sound-lo icon icon--sound-lo icon--sound-mute icon icon--sound-mute icon--star-outline icon Star Outline icon--star icon icon--star icon--subtitles-captions icon icon--subtitles-captions icon--text-bold icon icon--text-bold icon--text-bullet icon icon--text-bullet icon--text-italic icon icon--text-italic icon--textalign-centered icon icon--textalign-centered icon--textalign-right icon icon--textalign-right icon--thumbs-down icon icon--thumbs-down icon--thumbs-up icon icon--thumbs-up icon--thumbsdown-outline icon icon--thumbsdown-outline icon--thumbsup-outline icon icon--thumbsup-outline icon--trash icon icon--trash icon--tumblr icon icon--tumblr icon--twitter icon icon--twitter icon--unlink icon Artboard icon--unlock icon icon--unlock icon--update-freeform-round icon icon--update-freeform-round icon--update-freeform icon icon--update-freeform icon--update-pinned icon Artboard icon--update-qa-round icon icon--update-qa-round icon--update-qa icon icon--update-qa icon--upload icon icon--upload icon--video icon icon--video icon--youtube icon icon--youtube icon-imagealign-center icon icon-imagealign-center icon-imagealign-left icon icon-imagealign-left icon-imagealign-right icon icon-imagealign-right info icon Combined Shape Copy instagram icon instagram copy kickstarter icon Artboard Copy 5 leaf icon leaf lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb link icon Combined Shape Copy 8 loading-spin icon lock icon Combined Shape Copy 4 mail icon Combined Shape map-pin icon Fill 1 menu icon Group message icon Fill 1 Copy 12 mobile icon Page 1 Copy 2 pause icon pause copy pencil icon Combined Shape Copy 3 pin icon Combined Shape Copy 11 pinterest icon pinterest play icon play copy plus-human icon icon--plus-human plus icon Fill 1 Copy 7 question icon Combined Shape Copy 14 search icon Fill 1 Copy 11 shapeshift icon share icon Fill 1 Copy slash icon solid-arrow icon solid-arrow sound-hi icon Combined Shape sound-lo icon Combined Shape sound-mute icon Combined Shape star icon Fill 1 Copy 2 stopwatch icon Group 2 thumbs-up icon Shape tools icon Shape trash icon Combined Shape tumblr icon tumblr copy twitter icon twitter copy user icon Artboard Copy 10 volume-up icon Artboard Copy 9 warning icon Combined Shape Copy 10 write icon Artboard Copy 11 x icon Fill 1 Copy 4 youtube icon Combined Shape