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Naked Body is a testament to the vibrant community of independent cartoonists in China, a full-color anthology of outstanding comics.
Naked Body is a testament to the vibrant community of independent cartoonists in China, a full-color anthology of outstanding comics.
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Naked Body: An Anthology of Underground Chinese Comics

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    Physical Copy of Naked Body

    The print edition of Naked Body, 100 full-color pages of comics, delivered to your address. Final dimensions will measure 6.75” by 9.75”.

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    Naked Body + Giclée Print by Yan Cong

    The physical book, plus a 6.5” by 9.75” giclée print by Beijing-based cartoonist and comics editor Yan Cong.

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    Naked Body + Giclée Print by Jun Cen

    The physical book, plus a 6.5” by 9.75” giclée print by New York-based illustrator Jun Cen.

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    Naked Body + Giclée Print by Inkee Wang

    The physical book, plus a 6.5” by 9.75” giclée print by Chinese cartoonist and Naked Body contributor Inkee Wang.

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    Naked Body + 2 Vintage Lianhuanhua

    Lianhuanhua are vintage pulp comics from China, remnants of one of the largest comics industries that ever was. We'll send you two of these classic Chinese comics, bagged in plastic to protect them.

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    Woshibai Comic (Kickstarter Exclusive)

    Closet — a new, 18 page, black and white comic by Shanghai cartoonist Woshibai — will be included with your order!

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    Retailer Tier

    This tier is specifically for retailers. It will include five copies of Naked Body at a wholesale rate.

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    Three Print Set

    Get all three of the Naked Body giclée prints and fill your walls with art! Includes a copy of Closet by Woshibai.

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    Sketch Bookplate Edition

    Get a custom bookplate with a signature and sketch from one of the Naked Body contributors!

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    BECOME A CO-PUBLISHER

    You will be listed as a co-publisher in our book and have access to a production blog about everything that went into making Naked Body. In addition to the Woshibai comic, the prints, and a single lianhuanhua, we will include a copy of the original Chinese anthology, which is not sold anywhere outside of China.

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    • Yan Cong Giclée Print
    • Lianhuanhua
    • 裸体: Chinese Edition of Naked Body
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    WOSHIBAI COMMISSION

    Shanghai cartoonist Woshibai, author of Migraine, will draw you a one page, black and white commission! The commission will be delivered as a giclée print.

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    GANMU COMMISSION

    Ganmu, author of You Lied, will draw you a one page commission! The commission will be delivered as a giclée print.

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    PARADISE SYSTEMS FULL CATALOGUE

    In addition to all of the book rewards, we will send you a copy of at least ten Paradise Systems books. We'll also include one lianhuanhua.

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