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Eight years ago Mae's sister Abbie ran away from home to a different more magical world. The monsters have followed her back…
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    FRIENDS OF THE RAINTREE COUNTY LIBRARY

    Our thanks, and your name listed on the Mae Thank You web page!

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    RAINTREE HIGH CLASSMATES

    A set of 3 digital wallpapers, and our thanks on the Mae Thank You web page!

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    ZENITH PIZZA MEAL DEAL
    (THE FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE)

    A digital PDF of the Mae graphic novel, a set of 3 digital wallpapers, and our thanks on the Mae Thank You web page!

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    ODDITIES AND ALLIES

    The print hardcover, Oddities and Apocrypha, collecting the best of Gene Ha’s indie stories, illustrations and his legendary Copic marker sketches.
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    MAE GRAPHIC NOVEL

    The print hardcover Mae graphic novel and your name in the book’s Thank You section. Comes with the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE, and our deep and heartfelt thanks. Your support for Mae makes it all possible!
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    T-SHIRT LEVEL

    Your choice of one of three sweet Mae designs. Screenprinted on American Apparel cotton jersey t-shirt.
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    GOOD THINGS IN THREES

    The print hardcover Mae graphic novel and your name in the book’s Thank You section. Plus three 5” x 7” mini prints. The prints will feature artwork by Zander Cannon and Mike Norton (Revival, Battlepug), and the delightful “profile pic” by the Eisenhower Library’s Naomi Timpe! And 3 bookmarks and 3 postcards. Comes with the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE.
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    ABBIE AND MAE FORTELL SISTERHOOD

    The print hardcovers of both the Mae graphic novel and Oddities and Apocrypha. Includes the GOOD THINGS IN THREES and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGES.
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    T-SHIRT WORN BY MAE!!!

    Get a t-shirt really and truly worn by Mae! The print hardcover Mae graphic novel, delivered wearing the t-shirt design of your choice. T-shirt signed: “Worn by Mae — Gene Ha”. Includes the GOOD THINGS IN THREES and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGES. Three bookmarks and three 5” x 7” mini prints too!
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    DEEMED SEMi-LITERATE BY WILLINGHAM and/or WAID
    Mae has been deemed SEMi-LITERATE by both Mark Waid and Bill Willingham! “Deemed to Have SEMi-LITERATE Value” by Mark Waid AND/OR Bill Willingham ink stamped in your copy of the Mae graphic novel. Also comes with a Mae bookplate signed and numbered by Gene Ha. Comes with both hardcover books. Includes the FORTELL SISTERHOOD and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGES. [Note that Mary Shelley tier backers may now get any or ALL of the available SEMi-LITERATE stamps!]

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    NEW!!! SEMi-LITERATE WOODCHUCK SKULL & CROSSBONES DOODLE

    Get your Oddities and Apocrypha, and SEMi-LITERATE stamped Mae graphic novel, with a doodle of the bronzed woodhchuck skull & crossbones from Abbie's hat, and a signed and numbered bookplate (number 175 or below). Finally, we’ll add three 8.5” x 11” prints by Dan Brereton (Nocturnals), Gene Ha and Janet Lee (Return of the Dapper Men). Please specify which available SEMi-LITERATE stamp you prefer. ALL Doodle tiers include the FORTELL SISTERHOOD and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGES.

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    SEMI-LITERATE CAVEMAN VIKING PORTRAIT

    Get everything in the BATNINJA TIER, but instead of a mere doodle get a facial portrait of yourself (or a loved one!) as a Caveman Viking! We’ll also write in a short dedication of your choice. Signed and numbered bookplate (number 40 or below).
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    ONE CAT TO RULE THEM ALL: MŇOUKOVÉ CHIEFTAIN
    Your cat will take its rightful place as a great war leader in a future Mae story! This is ONE SINGLE speaking part. You will get the page of original art from your cameo. I’ll need extensive photos of your cat’s markings, along with descriptions of your cat’s personality and voice. This tier includes ALL rewards from the FORTELL SISTERHOOD, FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE and BATNINJA tiers such as one copy of both books, the Mae print graphic novel and Oddities & Apocrypha, and a signed and numbered bookplate (number 10 or below). And ALL of the art prints.

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    MAD SCIENTIST:
    GET GENE HA FOR A DAY

    Price includes hotel and airfare. I’ll spend a full 8 hour work day at your shop, library, school etc. to draw and talk with readers! I’ll ship ahead copies of Mae as well as prints, cards and bookmarks to hand out. Tier rewards also include a full set of bookplates (to be numbered 100 and up) and all available “SEMi-LITERATE” inkstamps to approve your books.
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    THE BREAKFAST CLUB

    Early Bird Special! The print hardcovers of both the Mae graphic novel and Oddities and Apocrypha. Includes the GOOD THINGS IN THREES and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGES.
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    DEEMED SEMI-LITERATE BY MARY SHELLEY!

    The author of Frankenstein and hailed as the creator of science fiction, Mary Shelley approves of your geeky ways. “Deemed to Have SEMi-LITERATE Value by Mary Shelley” ink stamped in your copy of the Mae graphic novel. Also comes with a Mae bookplate signed and numbered by Gene Ha. Comes with both hardcover books. Includes the FORTELL SISTERHOOD and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGES. If this sells out we’ll be adding more limited run author stamps, but Mary gets the place of honor.
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    SEMI-LITERATE BATNINJA DOODLE

    “I am Batninja.” Get your Oddities and Apocrypha, and SEMi-LITERATE stamped Mae graphic novel, the latter with a signed and numbered bookplate (number 100 or below). Plus, you get a doodle of the adorable Batninja’s hoodied face! Finally, we’ll add three 8.5” x 11” prints by Dan Brereton (Nocturnals), Gene Ha and Janet Lee (Return of the Dapper Men). Please specify which available SEMi-LITERATE stamp you prefer.
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    NEW!!! SEMI-LITERATE BIG CAT DOODLE

    Get your Oddities and Apocrypha, and SEMi-LITERATE stamped Mae graphic novel, the latter with a signed and numbered bookplate. Plus, you get a doodle of the cute yet fierce Big Cat! Finally, we’ll add three 8.5” x 11” prints by Dan Brereton (Nocturnals), Gene Ha and Janet Lee (Return of the Dapper Men). Please specify which available SEMi-LITERATE stamp you prefer.
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    NEW!!! SEMI-LITERATE B.F.F. DAHLIA DOODLE

    Get your Oddities and Apocrypha, and SEMi-LITERATE stamped Mae graphic novel, with a doodle of Mae’s BFF Dahlia, and a signed and numbered bookplate (number 150 or below, 101-125 goes to the Big Cat Doodles). Finally, we’ll add three 8.5” x 11” prints by Dan Brereton (Nocturnals), Gene Ha and Janet Lee (Return of the Dapper Men). Please specify which available SEMi-LITERATE stamp you prefer. ALL Doodle tiers include the FORTELL SISTERHOOD and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGES.

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    NEW!!! SEMi-LITERATE ZEMĚTŘASI COURTIER PORTRAIT

    Forget living like a caveman, you want a portrait as a decadent Zemětřasi courtier! Get everything in the BATNINJA TIER, but replace the doodle with the portrait. We’ll also write in a short dedication of your choice. Signed and numbered bookplate (number 50 or below). ALL SEMi-LITERATE PORTRAIT tiers include the FORTELL SISTERHOOD and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGES.

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    PATRON OF THE ARTS:
    5” X 7” COLOR SKETCH

    Get everything in the BATNINJA TIER, and add a separate 5” x 7” full color marker sketch on acid free paper! Signed and numbered bookplate (number 20 or below).
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    DEVOTEE OF THE ARTS:
    5” X 7” COLOR SKETCH

    Get everything in the BATNINJA TIER, and add a separate 5” x 7” full color marker sketch on acid free paper! Both books, the Mae print graphic novel and Oddities & Apocrypha. Signed and numbered bookplate (number 25 or below) and ALL art prints. ALL SKETCH tiers include the FORTELL SISTERHOOD and the FULL DIGITAL PACKAGES.
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    ENTER THE OTHERWORLD:
    APPEAR IN A FUTURE MAE STORY

    Appear as a background character in a future Mae story. Options for your cameo include barbarians, scheming servants, brave soldiers, or enterprising bookstore owners. You will get the page of original art from your cameo. This tier includes all rewards from the BATNINJA TIER. Signed and numbered bookplate (number 10 or below).
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    RYTÍŘ OF ZEMĚTŘASI:
    FULL COLOR CONVENTION SKETCH

    A full color “fancy” quality Gene Ha sketch of a character of your choice (from Mae or not) on acid free 8.5” x 11” paper. This tier includes all rewards from the BATNINJA TIER. Signed and numbered bookplate (number 15 or below).
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    BARONET OF ZEMĚTŘASI:
    FULL COLOR CONVENTION SKETCH

    A full color “fancy” quality Gene Ha sketch of a character of your choice (from Mae or not) on acid free 8.5” x 11” paper. ALL SKETCH tiers include ALL rewards included in the FORTELL SISTERHOOD, FULL DIGITAL PACKAGE and BATNINJA tiers such as one copy of both books, the Mae print graphic novel and Oddities & Apocrypha, and a signed and numbered bookplate (number 15 or below). And ALL of the art prints.
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    VIKOMTS OF CIMRTERÉN:
    APPEAR IN MAE AS A HERO OR VILLAIN

    Appear as a champion of good or evil in a future Mae story. We will confer on the design. Options for your cameo include barbarian chieftains, high nobles, or proud mad scientists. You will get the page of original art from your cameo. This tier includes all rewards from the BATNINJA TIER. Signed and numbered bookplate (number 2 or 3).
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    MARKÝZ OF CIMRTERÉN:
    SPEAKING PART IN MAE

    We will work together to create a character who meets and talks to Mae Fortell. You will get the page of original art from your cameo. This tier includes all rewards from the BATNINJA TIER. Signed and numbered bookplate (number 1).
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