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By day he's Jim the Pool Guy...by night he's the Lord of the Wasteland.
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Thanks for checking out our documentary! Please note that a copy of the movie or a digital download have not been included in the rewards as production and distribution of the film are still being determined. As soon as the film is available for viewing (late 2017) we will let you know!

Below is a brief synopsis of our project. Thanks again for your support!

By day he's Jim the Pool Guy. By night he's Lord of the Wasteland. Follow the story of an international cosplayer and witness the transformation from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

Jim "TANK" Dorsey has been sewing and making his own costumes since he was a small boy. He would get lost in the intricacies of his costuming or painting small figurines for hours. Soon, he discovered another passion: punk rock, namely The Misfits. 

Always determined to be the best at his passions and endeavors, TANK later became the tour manager for the Misfits for 13 years. In that time he traveled the world with the legendary music act and still remains close to many of the members to this day (Surprise interviews with punk rock legends to be unveiled in the documentary!). Throw in a brief stint as a professional wrestler and a small business owner in Northern New Jersey and you've got the gist of this enigmatic man who many costumers call their leader and friend. 

In 2011 a friend convinced him to start costuming as the Lord Humungus from Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. TANK, a heavyset guy at the time, dedicated himself to the idea and by the next year had transformed his body to fit that of the character. Now he travels the world as the Lord Humungus and delights fans of the Mad Max film franchise. 

Risks and challenges

I have been in self-funded production of this project for 6 months and have already overcome many obstacles. While filming at Wasteland Weekend alone my camera suffered through a 7 hour sandstorm and airline baggage negligence. I've seen my share of technicals difficulties and financial strains but I have dedicated every spare second and penny to this project and will continue to do so until its completion.

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    Greetings From the Humungus Special

    An official thank you letter sent to your inbox from the Lord Humungus himself!

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    Lance Moore Special

    In 2015 a dear friend and fellow Mad Max fan passed away while living out his dreams in Australia. When director George Miller heard of the incident he put Lance's name in the credits of Mad Max: Fury Road so that he may ride eternal. This is our tribute to him and our thanks to you.

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    The Postman Special

    Get an exclusive Humungus Doc postcard, sticker and patch. Sticker & patch designed by a Cartoon Network animator!

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    The Collector Special

    Get the full set of limited edition Humungus Doc trading cards along with the items from
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    Wastelander Special

    Perfect set of gifts for all Wastelanders! Receive the exclusive Humungus Doc dog tag, bottle cap and button. Bottle cap & button designed by a Cartoon Network animator! Also receive the items included in the
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    Shiny & Chrome Special

    For the true Mad Max fan, a glossy Lord Humungus 8x10 autographed in silver marker. Also included are the gifts in
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    Wastelander 2.0 Special

    A special offer for a select few attending Wasteland Weekend 2017!

    Get to play craps with the Lord Humungus at a private game in the Last Chance Casino. Each player will be given 50 exclusive bottle caps (made just for this game) and given 30 minutes to play at the new Humungus table with the Lord of the Wasteland as your dealer. A day and time will be set as we get closer to the event. You will also get all the gifts from
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    We Got Yer Back Covered

    Get a limited edition Humungus Doc t-shirt (please specify size) featuring exclusive documentary artwork. You will also get all the gifts from
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    Wastelander 3.0 Special

    A very special offer for a very select few attending Wasteland Weekend 2017!

    Sit down to a banquet dinner in the Dogs of War camp with the Lord of the Wasteland himself - UNMASKED!!! Join Lord Humungus and some of his Dogs for a private meal catered by the Dinki Dive. Enjoy entrees like Kangaroo Chilli and Alligator Bites along with ice cold drinks and plenty of revelry. Take home a true collectors item, a thoroughly screen accurate Dinki Di dog food can (not the typical can served at the Dinki Dive), a pro shot pic of you and the Humungus, some autographed swag and plenty of great memories. You will also get all the gifts from
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    The Ayatollah of Rock n Rolla

    Adorn your wall with a personalized, autographed Humungus Doc poster featuring exclusive artwork from the documentary. You will also get all the gifts from
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    The Lord of the Wasteland

    A truly special gift for a truly special donation. Receive an extremely limited 4" full color figurine of The Lord Humungus, made from a 3D scan of yours truly. Of course you will also receive all of the gifts from the previous tiers
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