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Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose vol. 11 Regular Edition Cover
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Hello and Welcome to my first Kickstarter Project!

Launching This project through Kickstarter is a great way to connect with YOU!... the Readers that supported me and my comic, TAROT, WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE!  There are EXCLUSIVE  packages and opportunities that are only offered on this page and I am excited to have you as part of this adventure! So thanks again for your years of loyal readership!

Best Witches 
Jim

* Please note that this project and private Backer updates will contain Mature Content.

TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE vol 11-  This 128 page, Full Color Mature Readers trade collects some of my Favorite issues 49, 50, 51, 52 and 60 of the regular series.
The stories include "The Witch Queen", "So mote it be!" and "The Winter Dragon Witch". Each story is filled with sexy Fairies, Dragons and Voluptuous Witches. These stories have the  FIRST appearance of major characters  like "The Winter Dragon Witch" and "Lord Thornwic." The trade will also have the covers to the

corresponding issues and extras like the list of SUPPORTERS of this Kickstarter.

Exclusive Kickstarter Cover & 11"x17" Art print.Exclusive Kickstarter Cover & 11"x17" Art print. Pledgers will receive unedited version.
Exclusive Kickstarter Cover & 11"x17" Art print.Exclusive Kickstarter Cover & 11"x17" Art print. Pledgers will receive unedited version.

The EXCLUSIVE KICKSTARTER COVER-  

This cover  has never been published before and was created for this Kickstarter project.


The Cover Art of the Super Secret Sexy Sketchbook. Pledgers of the "Sketchbook Packages" will receive the uncensored version.The Cover Art of the Super Secret Sexy Sketchbook. Pledgers of the "Sketchbook Packages" will receive the uncensored version.
The Cover Art of the Super Secret Sexy Sketchbook. Pledgers of the "Sketchbook Packages" will receive the uncensored version.The Cover Art of the Super Secret Sexy Sketchbook. Pledgers of the "Sketchbook Packages" will receive the uncensored version.

THE SUPER SECRET SEXY SKETCHBOOK featuring  HOME WITH HOLLY! 

This is a  LARGE 32 pg 9"X12" black and white sketch book with a full color front and back cover! 

The pages will be filled with my whimsical drawings of sexy Witches and other characters. It will also include  some FULLY rendered illustrations as well as roughs for up coming projects.

"Moonlight Ride."
"Moonlight Ride."

I also illustrated a cute nude section called "HOME WITH HOLLY" where you get a peek at Holly as she goes about her everyday work schedule. All illustrations have NEVER been published before! This is a book filled with drawings that the public NEVER sees...until now!
This book is an exclusive to Kickstarter. 

One of the Five Photos in the "Studio Model Photo Session" Package
One of the Five Photos in the "Studio Model Photo Session" Package


"THE STUDIO MODEL PHOTO SESSION" PACKAGE- This is a series of 5 semi-nude photos of Holly G! 8"x10" printed on quality paper taken during the many photo shoots throughout the 13 years of Tarot.  I have taken these myself and have used them in the creation of the books... some for reference, some for the covers and some just for inspiration. 

ART FROM "THE WORLD" PACKAGE!

Unedited Image will be shared in a "Backers Only" Update.
Unedited Image will be shared in a "Backers Only" Update.
An example of a Tarot Character  Sketch by Holly!
An example of a Tarot Character Sketch by Holly!

 ABOUT THE ART PRINTS- The Art prints included in packages are some of my favorite illustrations and are printed on 11"x17" high quality paper.  

"THE SKYCLAD COLLECTION"

THE SKYCLAD ARTPRINTS.
THE SKYCLAD ARTPRINTS.

"THE FROSTBITE PACKAGE"

THE FROSTBITE PACKAGE
THE FROSTBITE PACKAGE

STRETCH GOALS:
The Hour Stretch Goal!  ...

Will be added to each Backer's Package that has a Trade Book included in their initial pledge package. Unedited Image will be shared in a Backer's Only Update when Image is Unlocked
Will be added to each Backer's Package that has a Trade Book included in their initial pledge package. Unedited Image will be shared in a Backer's Only Update when Image is Unlocked
11"x17" Artprints will be added to each Backer's Package that has a Trade Book included in their initial pledge package. Unedited Image will be shared in a Backer's Only Update when Image is Unlocked
11"x17" Artprints will be added to each Backer's Package that has a Trade Book included in their initial pledge package. Unedited Image will be shared in a Backer's Only Update when Image is Unlocked

11"x17" ArtPrints ...

11"x17" Artprints will be added to each Backer's Package that has a Trade Book included in their initial pledge package. Unedited Images will be shared in a Backer's Only Update.
11"x17" Artprints will be added to each Backer's Package that has a Trade Book included in their initial pledge package. Unedited Images will be shared in a Backer's Only Update.


The Fairytale Romance Portfolio...

Unedited version can be seen in a "Backers Only" Update
Unedited version can be seen in a "Backers Only" Update

The Tarot Portfolio...

Look to the "BACKERS ONLY" updates for unedited images.
Look to the "BACKERS ONLY" updates for unedited images.

Stretch Goals...

STRETCH GOALS...
STRETCH GOALS...

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    THE "PAGE OF WANDS" PACKAGE!
    A copy of the Regular Edition Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose TPB vol#11 which will include your name on the Thank You Page.

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    THE "QUEEN OF SWORDS" PACKAGE!
    A copy of the Regular Edition Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose TPB vol#11. PLUS an Exclusive Kickstarter Cover TPB Edition & your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE "EMPERESS" PACKAGE!
    A Signed Regular Edition Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose TPB vol#11. PLUS a Signed Exclusive Kickstarter Cover TPB Edition & your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE "MOON" PACKAGE!
    A Signed Regular Edition Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose, TPB vol#11 . PLUS a Signed Exclusive Kickstarter Cover Trade Edition. PLUS an 11"x17" signed art print of the Exclusive Kickstarter Cover Design. And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE "STUDIO MODEL PHOTO SESSION " PACKAGE!
    Includes five 8"x10" photo reference of Holly G! semi-nude. Photos are signed by both Jim Balent, Photographer & Holly G!, Model. It also includes both signed trades.(The Regular Edition Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose TPB vol#11 & the Exclusive Kickstarter Cover TPB Edition). And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE "FROSTBITE" PACKAGE!
    Includes THE "MOON" PACKAGE PLUS two 11"x17" signed art prints , "Icy Stare" & " The unEdited Cover of Issue #60" that both feature that Frosty Beauty, The Dragon Witch of Winter. And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE "RAVEN HEX" PACKAGE!
    Includes THE "MOON" PACKAGE PLUS two 11"x17" signed art prints , of the Dark Witch herself, Raven Hex. (Images TBA) And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE "DIVINATION" PACKAGE! (Limited to 10)
    Holly will do a professional Tarot Card reading over Skype/Phone. PLUS you will receive a trading card sized quick sketch by Holly of a Tarot character. The package also includes the Regular Edition of Tarot TPB vol. 11 & a signed Exclusive Kickstarter Cover Trade. And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE "FROZEN RAVEN " PACKAGE!
    Includes THE "MOON" PACKAGE PLUS two 11"x17" signed art prints, of the Dark Witch herself, Raven Hex. (Images TBA) And the two 11"x17" art prints of The Dragon Witch of Winter. And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE EXCLUSIVE "SUPER, SECRET, SEXY SKETCHBOOK" PACKAGE!
    An oversized, 9"x12", 32 pg black & white sketchbook, created special for Kickstarter which features a myriad of Jim Balent's Bewitching Beauties and features candid cute cartoony vignettes from real life, called "Home with Holly". The package also includes A Regular Edition Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose, TPB vol#11 PLUS An Exclusive Kickstarter Cover Trade Edition.
    All 3 books are Signed. And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE EXCLUSIVE "SUPER, SECRET, SEXY SKETCHBOOK" SKYCLAD PLUS PACKAGE!
    An oversized, 9"x12", 32 pg black & white sketchbook created special for Kickstarter which features a myriad of Jim Balent's Bewitching Beauties and features candid cute cartoony vignettes from real life, called "Home with Holly".

    PLUS Five signed 11"x17" art prints, that feature the art of the Exclusive Skyclad Covers of Tarot, Raven Hex, Boo Cat, Skeleton Man & Tarot's Mom.
    Also included... the Signed Print of the Kickstarter Cover and ALL the Dragon Winter Witch and Raven Hex prints.
    The package also includes A Regular Edition Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose, TPB vol#11. PLUS An Exclusive Kickstarter Cover Trade Edition. All books signed by Artist. And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE EXCLUSIVE "SUPER, SECRET, SEXY SKETCHBOOK" SKYCLAD ORIGINAL SKETCH PACKAGE! (Limited to 10)
    An oversized, 9"x12", 32 pg black & white sketch book created special for Kickstarter which features a myriad of Jim Balent's Bewitching Beauties and features candid cute cartoony vignettes from real life, called "Home with Holly".

    Five signed 11"x17" art prints will be included that feature the art of the Exclusive Skyclad Covers of Tarot, Raven Hex, Boo Cat, Skeleton Man & Tarot's Mom. As well as the Signed Print of the Kickstarter Cover & ALL The Dragon Winter Witch & Raven Hex Prints.

    Jim will create a Quick Sketch of a Nudie Cutie Holly on a reserved page in your sketchbook.

    The package also includes A Regular Edition Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose, TPB vol#11. PLUS An Exclusive Kickstarter Cover Trade Edition. All books signed by Artist. And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE EXCLUSIVE "SUPER, SECRET, SEXY SKETCHBOOK" SKYCLAD ORIGINAL SKETCH PACKAGE-SECOND CHANCE! (Limited to 10) An oversized, 9"x12", 32 pg black & white sketch book created special for Kickstarter which features a myriad of Jim Balent's Bewitching Beauties and features candid cute cartoony vignettes from real life, called "Home with Holly". Five signed 11"x17" art prints will be included that feature the art of the Exclusive Skyclad Covers of Tarot, Raven Hex, Boo Cat, Skeleton Man & Tarot's Mom. As well as the Signed Print of the Kickstarter Cover & ALL The Dragon Winter Witch & Raven Hex Prints. Jim will create a Quick Sketch of a Nudie Cutie Holly on a reserved page in your sketchbook. The package also includes A Regular Edition Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose, TPB vol#11. PLUS An Exclusive Kickstarter Cover Trade Edition. All books signed by Artist. And of course your name will appear on the Thank You Page.

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    THE "NUDE PIN-UP" PACKAGE! (Limited to 10)
    All that's in the "SUPER, SECRET, SEXY SKETCHBOOK" SKYCLAD PLUS PACKAGE.
    PLUS an Original Black & White 11" x 17" pin up of your favorite Tarot Character nude.

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    "THE WORLD" PACKAGE! (Limited to 1)
    Everything that is in the "SUPER, SECRET, SEXY SKETCHBOOK" SKYCLAD ORIGINAL SKETCH PACKAGE.
    PLUS... an Original 11"x17" Pin-Up of your favorite Tarot Character nude.
    AND ...the ORIGINAL Black and White inked Art from the Exclusive KickStarter Cover.

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