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Devilish Demons! Cosmic Creatures! Fantastic Freaks! Help create MONSTERS FROM HELL, the ultimate series to terrorize card collectors!
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I've collected monster cards since I was a kid. I enjoyed them so much, I eventually started my own card company, Monsterwax. I'd like to think I've produced some of the better monster sets in the last couple of decades. So it was rather humbling to encounter-- almost by accident-- Pablo's rare "Monsters" in Spain...

They blew me away! Of course, the first thing I thought was "we gotta unleash these creatures back home!" Only make them twice the size(2.5 x 3.5 inches), with twice the content (adding the incredible stories behind each monster on every card). Collectors will KILL for 'em!

Fortunately, Pablo was eager to invade the new world, and together with Monsterwax, a bold alliance was born. 

So here we are, on the eve of a historic occasion: In 1492, Spain began the original conquest of America, using armies, religion, technology, and even disease to drive the natives into submission. Will it achieve similar success over 525 years later using monsters? 

I'm not saying it's going to be pretty. (Monsters are usually quite ugly.) But if there's going to be a culture war, don't you want to be on the winning side? THIS is your chance! 

You can be one of the Monster Masters, and not only enjoy the spoils of war, but also the pride of ownership... by owning one of the ultimate monster card sets! Yes, you can have these incredible Monsters from Hell at your fingertips, answering to your beck and call! Check out our rewards and you'll see the benefits of getting in on the ground floor. (Why be a follower when you can be a leader instead?) Join the Monster card army today!

(Note: These mock up designs have been modified and further enhancements may also occur.)

* * * (To order boxes, scroll down to "Add-Ons")

$3,000 (PASSED & ACTIVATED!) Custom Wrapper with original image 

$4,000 (PASSED & ACTIVATED!) 2nd Promo (3 total, added to all pledges that are $5 & up) 

$4,000 (PASSED & ACTIVATED!) Full color boxes with 24 packs with real "ghoul gum" (the gum so hot they serve it in HELL!) 

$5,000 (PASSED & ACTIVATED!) Eternal Credits card.

$6,000 (PASSED & ACTIVATED!) 3 more Favorite Fears cards (making 6 total, 1:6 packs)

$7,000 (PASSED & ACTIVATED!) 1 D.I.Y. Personal Demons Art card (1:24)

$8,000 (PASSED & ACTIVATED!) 3 more Favorite Fears cards (making 9 total, 1:4 packs)

$9,000 (PASSED & ACTIVATED!) 1 Get Out Of Hell Free card (1:24)

$10,000 (PASSED & ACTIVATED!) 3 final Favorite Fears cards (making 12 total, 1:3 packs)

 To "Add-On" the below products to your order, just add the additional amount to your pledge. The US postage is already included in these Add-on prices (the same with the foreign prices, which are listed lower inside each graphic).

A close up of the 24 count box prototype (design subject to change)
A close up of the 24 count box prototype (design subject to change)

We are announcing our sketch artists during the course of this campaign. There are more to come, so stay tuned! They are listed in rotating order (so it changes.) See the samples from their previous works below: 

From a killer KISS series-- obviously these cards are NOT in this series, but the artist who drew them is. (The original sketch cards for Monsters From Hell are still being drawn!)

Scott Harrell (above)
Scott Harrell (above)

From a cosmic Krampus series...

Rebecca Sharp (above)
Rebecca Sharp (above)

Different horror related series... 

Mike Stephens
Mike Stephens

Everyone loves clowns (especially EVIL ones!)

Tim Proctor
Tim Proctor

From our very own Lovecraft series...

Jason Crosby
Jason Crosby

From our Monsters & Maniacs...

Chuck the Hun
Chuck the Hun

Can you say "Classic Monsters"? 

Jim Kyle
Jim Kyle

More from our Monsters & Maniacs series...

Floyd Sumner
Floyd Sumner

A wide variety of famous horror flicks...

Trey Baldwin
Trey Baldwin

The old in a new style...

Rich Molinelli
Rich Molinelli

Colorful Camera classics (from Monsters & Maniacs)

Neil Camera
Neil Camera

Aliens, Sharknado, Freddy, and Spider Man. 

Jon Mangini
Jon Mangini

About The Story... 

A lot of people don't care about the text on the back of cards... but WE do! And you won't find mindless filler on the backs of ANY Monsterwax cards-- EVER!  (or on the fronts, for that matter). The point is, we love writing good stories, and Monsters From Hell  is no exception to that rule. The backs to this series are not filled with monster gags, nor ads for mail order products, or limericks, or one sentence descriptions of the character on the front. No, that's too easy. Instead, Monsters From Hell  tells a sci-fi mystery that involves a contagious madness that makes victims dream they are in hell, and the desperate things they do to escape the creatures that stalk them. The more you read, the more you'll want to know. And the more you know, the less you'll want to sleep...

Music: A special thanks to Kevin Macleod for "Burnt Spirit" (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License 

Risks and challenges

Our record speaks for itself: All six of our previous Kickstarters were fully funded and all rewards were sent. Besides, wild horses couldn't drag me away from making this series. So unless a leftover chunk of space debris crash lands on my head, you can take this series to the (blood) bank! And in the unlikely event anything SHOULD happen to me, automatic refunds to all backers have been arranged-- so there is no risk to you. All the base card and metal card artwork is completed, allowing this project to be finished much faster than projects drawn from scratch. (Sketch cards are in production.) Any unexpected delays should be minor. The Monster marauders are coming... It's all over but the screaming!

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