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An action-packed tale in the vein of Strange Days & Blade Runner, set in a world where Virtual Reality eSports have replaced war
An action-packed tale in the vein of Strange Days & Blade Runner, set in a world where Virtual Reality eSports have replaced war
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Thanks to backers like you, both Issue #1 and Issue #2 have successfully reached their funding goals on Kickstarter.  Though we were delayed during the production of Issue #2 due to a natural disaster and some unforeseen artist changes in the 11th hour it was patience and commitment to quality that helped us complete the book. We were able to get the original penciler (Ariel Medel) back, we've completed Issue #2, and are finally ready to continue the story with Alt Control Delete Issue #3. 

If we hit 200 Backers, all Physical Reward tiers will get this bonus swag added to their shipment.
ACD #1 Main Cover [Ariel Medel & Candice Han]

 In Issue 1, Tess, a jaded professional gamer, is exhausted by the weight of the city's victories on her team's shoulders.  In a world where eSports have replaced war, she grows tired of the limelight, the criticism, and the lack of privacy. When her best friend and fellow gamer, Mercy, goes missing, Tess decides to risk her tournament standings and search the city's dark underworld for any clues.  

ACD #1 Interior Page [Ariel Medel & Edgy Ziane]
ACD #1 Interior Page [Ariel Medel & Edgy Ziane]
ACD #1 Interior Page [Ariel Medel, Dan Prado, & Edgy Ziane]
ACD #2 Main Cover [Ariel Medel & Candice Han]

 In Issue 2, Tess escapes from her corporate oasis and takes a trip to the Burrows, the dark underbelly of this isolated Utopian meritocracy.  With one decent lead, she seeks out the only person she knows can provide some new clues about her whereabouts. Tess draws unwanted attention in the dark underbelly of the city, including the radar of some Alt Control Delete agents.

ACD #2 Interior Page [Ariel Medel, Jagdish Kumar & Candice Han]
ACD #2 Interior Pages [Ariel Medel, Jagdish Kumar & Candice Han]

Now, in Issue 03, Tess must face the consequences of her rebellious actions as she comes face to face with the mysterious man driven by one thing: revenge against the founders of this utopian oasis. She will have to compete at the highest levels of the the Virtual if she hopes to maintain her status in the Real.

ACD #3 Interior Page [Ariel Medel, Jagdish Kumar, and Candice Han]
ACD #3 Interior Page [Ariel Medel, Jagdish Kumar & Candice Han]

The main cover of Issue 03 will be drawn by Ariel Medel and inked by Jagdish Kumar, with colors by Candice Han.  This is the same team handling the main story of our interior pages.  Some pages in the book take place inside of one of the many Virtual Worlds, so the art for those pages is drawn by a different team for each world. 

We've also commissioned several insanely talented artists that are currently thriving in the Indie Comics Scene to do a few Variant Covers for the issue and we are truly blown away by each of their approaches to a basic theme.

CAN I ADD THIS TO MY PLEDGE? YES! You can absolutely add this on to any other Physical Reward Tier by adding $18 to your (physical) pledge and sending us a private message, so that we can make a note. If you have selected a Digital Reward, a shipping cost will need to be calculated and added.
CAN I ADD THIS TO MY PLEDGE? YES! You can absolutely add this on to any other Physical Reward Tier by adding $18 to your (physical) pledge and sending us a private message, so that we can make a note. If you have selected a Digital Reward, a shipping cost will need to be calculated and added.
CAN I ADD THIS TO MY PLEDGE? YES! You can absolutely add this on to any other Physical Reward Tier by adding $20 to your (physical) pledge and sending us a private message, so that we can make a note. If you have selected a Digital Reward, a shipping cost will need to be calculated and added.
CAN I ADD THIS TO MY PLEDGE? YES! You can absolutely add this on to any other Physical Reward Tier by adding $25 to your (physical) pledge and sending us a private message, so that we can make a note. If you have selected a Digital Reward, a shipping cost will need to be calculated and added.
CAN I ADD THIS TO MY PLEDGE? YES! You can absolutely add this on to any other Physical Reward Tier by adding $25 to your (physical) pledge and sending us a private message, so that we can make a note. If you have selected a Digital Reward, a shipping cost will need to be calculated and added.
CAN I ADD THIS TO MY PLEDGE? YES! You can absolutely add this on to any other Physical Reward Tier by adding $25 to your (physical) pledge and sending us a private message, so that we can make a note. If you have selected a Digital Reward, a shipping cost will need to be calculated and added.

Because this book tells a story that leaps constantly between the Real World and the various Virtual Worlds, we wanted to make sure that each Game World had a very different look.  

So, this is the team that is guiding the main through-line, as these characters navigate this dystopian world where gaming is a part of the fabric of society and all conflicts are generally resolved through virtual competition.

Art for "the Real" world is brought to vivid life by this incredibly talented team: 

We wanted to keep the stretch goals as simple and easy as possible, so rather than tease you with one extra perk at a time, these milestones will unlock a bunch of Art Prints, Bookmarks, Stickers and Postcards. 

We are working toward the ultimate goal of finishing the FOURTH and FINAL ISSUE, so we hope to entice you with plenty of merch at slightly larger milestone goals. 

For now, the first two are locked, but as we near the first milestone of 400 Backers, I'll add all the details and the rest of the stretch goals. 

Risks and challenges

This is now our fifth Kickstarter, and to tell the truth, we've finally gotten to a point where we feel confident we can deliver without any of the delays we faced in the first few campaigns. As a producer/project manager of big projects in games, animation, and live action, I've been fortunate enough to learn best through experience.

Having experienced and successfully overcome a variety of challenges in our first few campaigns - from production to fulfillment and shipping - we're confident we have worked out the issues and can deliver unhindered and on time.

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    ACD #03 DIGITAL ISSUE

    Get a digital copy of Alt Control Delete #03. Continue the story without waiting for shipping. We send you the book within 24 hours of sending to the printer.

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    [FIRST TIMER] ACD DIGITAL BUNDLE

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    C. "BATTLEGROUND" COVER by Jose Jaro

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    F. "LEGACY" COVER by Mike Okoroagha

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    THE MYTH DIVISION COLLECTION

    While supplies last, you'll get printed copies of ACD #1, ACD #2, ACD #3, Menagerie #1, Menagerie #2, and Menagerie #3, (All Main Covers), signed by series creator, Ramón Govea.

    That's ALL SIX ISSUES of Myth Division's two primary series - Alt Control Delete & Menagerie - signed by the creator & writer.

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    • Menagerie #3 Main Cover by David M Bautista & Sean Lee
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    [EARLY BIRD] ACD #3 VARIANT COLLECTION

    ALL 6 VARIANT COVERS SIGNED
    Get all of these limited edition covers for ACD #3, signed by series creator Ramón Govea! We're giving this away at a deep discount for the first 10 people that want to grab it.

    We'll include the main cover for ACD #3 along with all six (6) Variant Covers --
    A. Mindwyrm by Terell Turner & Edgy Ziane,
    B. Power Play by Mauricio Mora
    C. Battleground by Joe Jaro
    D. Unstoppable by Sean Damien Hill & Leonardi Paciarotti!
    E. Control by Francesco Tomaselli
    F. Legacy by Michael Okoroagha

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    • ACD #3 - "Mindwyrm" Variant A by Terrell Turner & Edgy Ziane
    • ACD #3 - "Legacy" Variant B by Michael Okoroagha
    • ACD #3 - "Battleground" Variant C by Joe Jaro
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    ACD #3 VARIANT COLLECTION

    ALL 6 VARIANT COVERS SIGNED
    Get all of these limited edition covers for ACD #3, signed by series creator Ramón Govea! We're giving this away at a deep discount for the first 10 people that want to grab it.

    We'll include the main cover for ACD #3 along with all six (6) Variant Covers --
    A. Mindwyrm by Terell Turner & Edgy Ziane,
    B. Power Play by Mauricio Mora
    C. Battleground by Joe Jaro
    D. Unstoppable by Sean Damien Hill & Leonardi Paciarotti!
    E. Control by Francesco Tomaselli
    F. Legacy by Michael Okoroagha

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    You can absolutely add this on to any other Physical Reward Tier by adding $100 to your (physical) pledge and sending us a private message, so that we can make a note. A new shipping cost will need to be calculated and added as well.

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    • ACD #3 - "Legacy" Variant B by Michael Okoroagha
    • ACD #3 - "Battleground" Variant C by Joe Jaro
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    GET DRAWN INTO THE BOOK!

    Series artist Ariel Medel will use your likeness to create a character in the ACD world. Not only will you make an appearance in at least 3 panels, but you'll even have a line or two.

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    KICKSTARTER WORKSHOP

    Get a copy of ACD #3 signed by series creator Ramon Govea and spend one scheduled hour via Zoom, Skype or FaceTime reviewing your creator owned project. Ramon will answer any and all questions about what it takes to run a successful campaign, and even give you some pointers specific to your project.

    The one hour conversation can be cashed in as early as when the campaign closes, but the book will still ship according to the date listed.

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    CUSTOMIZED COVER

    With your input we'll design and commission a brand new cover exclusively for you and you'll have 25 copies to sell, give away, display on your shelf or burn as kindling. We'll throw in the PDF's of all three issues.

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    • [PDF] ACD #1 Main Cover by Ariel Medel & Candice Han
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