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Comics, prose and illustration inspired by the music of Mercyful Fate.

Detroit, MI Comics
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Satan is Alive: A Tribute to Mercyful Fate is a 5.5x7" 152-page, black & white (2-color cover) book featuring comics, prose and illustration inspired by the music of Mercyful fate. We've assembled an impressive lineup of underground artists/writers including: 

Tom Neely (Henry & Glenn Forever/The Wolf/Popeye/The Blot)

J. Bennett (Decibel/Terrorizer/Revolver Magazine/Ides of Gemini)
Bruno Guerreiro (Decibel Magzine) 

Kim Holm (Pickman's Model/ Hole in the Sky 2010 Memories) 

Chuck BB (Black Metal Part 1 & 2) 

Tim Sievert (That Salty Air/Clandestinauts)
J.T. Dockery (In Tongues Illustrated)
Ed Luce (Wuvable Oaf/ Henry & Glenn Forever and Ever)
Kevin Cross (Barbarian Riot Squad/ Pitch Black/ Nerve Agents)
Johnny Ryan (Prison Pit)
Stephanie Buscema (The Little Tales of otto & Olive/ Web of Spider-Man)
Sara Turner (Ghosts of Pineville)
Nick Green (Decibel Magzine)  
Roger Langridge (Popeye/ The Muppet Show/ Fred the Clown/ Snarked!)
Tim Shagrat (Acid Witch)
Ben Marra (Lincoln Washington: Free Man!/Henry & Glenn Forever and Ever)
Vasilis Lolos (The Pirates of Coney Island/Spider-Man Family)

Mark Rudolph (Dagon/ Metal Hammer/ Decibel/ Tombs of the Blind Date)

Also: Danny Martin, Sam Wolf, Dave Acosta, Ali Horn, Kelly Larson, Mark Thompson and Mike Erdody.

With forewords by Scott Carlson (Repulsion/ Death Breath/ Cathedral) and Fenriz (Darkthrone) along with a Mercyful Fate family tree and a few more surprises in store!

Specifics:
As of June 2012, I have about 85% of the content from contributors and have found a printer that can do exactly what I'm looking for. What I'm looking for here is funding to print the book. I have done print-on-demand in the past, but I want this book to look as great as it possibly can, so Satan is Alive will be done offset, with perfect binding.
The money raised here will go toward: paying the printer, shipping supplies/cost, and compensating contributors. This is a passion project, so I'm not making a payday here, just trying to get the best quality book printed as soon as possible. Thanks so much for your support!

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