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The world is barren. The open is dangerous. The only person you can trust is Esme Ford. Welcome to Project-Nerd Publishing's Barrens.
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    THANK YOU
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    DIGITAL READ
    Get the first issue of Barrens in digital format (PDF), because reading is good for you.

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    THE COMIC
    For just $7 ($5 for comic + $2 shipping), you get the first issue of Barrens. Yes, our brand new and awesome comic is yours.

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    THE COSPLAY COVER
    Cosplay your thing? This version of Barrens #1 includes a special cover featuring Erin Lei as Esme Ford captured by WeNeals Photography.

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    PRINT A: THE COVER
    That first cover is epic and we want you to have it in a much larger size. How about an 11x17 print? We thought that would work for you.

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    PRINT B: THE VARIANT COVER
    Just love that variant cover? So do we. That’s why it’s also available right here as an 11x17 print.

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    PRINT C: THE COSPLAYER
    An 11x17 print of Erin Lei as Esme Ford as photographed by WeNeals Photography and Retouching. A real life comic book character on your wall.

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    THE BLACK & WHITE COMIC
    We want you to get Barrens exactly how you like it, so if you're a fan of Black and White here's the option for you. The limited edition black and white comic is color free and features a black and white virgin cover.

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    THE VARIANT COVER
    You want Barrens #1, but want a special edition cover, limited to just 25 copies? This is the version of the comic you should pick up.

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    BARRENS BUNDLE
    Don’t limit yourself to the comic book when you can also get your choice of one of the prints and an awesome Barrens sticker. Comic, print, sticker for the win!

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    PRINT 3-PACK
    Have some extra wall space? Why not grab all three prints that are available. C’mon, don’t limit yourself to just one.

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    A BARRENS T-SHIRT
    Because you don’t have enough shirts with awesome female characters on them, we’re adding one to your collection. Choice of two designs. (Max 2XL)

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    A PNP T-SHIRT
    You might have a Project-Nerd T-Shirt, but you don't have one of these awesome Project-Nerd Publishing shirts yet. Choice of two designs. (Max 2XL)

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    THE COSPLAY BUNDLE
    Bundle up with Erin Lei… kinda. Get the variant Cosplay Cover of the comic, the cosplay print, a print from Erin Lei’s store, and a photo she takes just for you. All with a customized message.

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    ALL 4 COVERS BUNDLE
    The collector in you wants all four covers of the first issue of Barrens, and the collector in us is obliging. Get all 4!

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    BARRENS ULTIMATE BUNDLE
    Bundle up with the variant cover, the t-shirt (max 2XL), the sticker, and a print of your choice. That’s a bundle that will keep you warm.

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    THE SKETCH COMIC
    Get Barrens #1 with an awesome sketch cover that Bryan Timmins will draw on for you. Yes! Any character you want on the front.

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    THE BLEEDING COOL BUNDLE
    For $75, you’ll be able to get the bundle only available because of Bleeding Cool and all the help they do in getting the word out for Kickstarters. You get every single version of the comic (that’s the standard, the black/white version, the cosplay variant, and the special Kickstarter variant), a print of choice, and two t-shirts (Barrens & PNP; Max 2XL).

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    ORIGINAL BARRENS ARTWORK
    This issue of Barrens is groundbreaking, and you can now claim an original piece of it. Just 5 pieces of original artwork will be available, don’t miss out. (NOTE: Original artwork is in black and white as color is done digitally).

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    VIEWER'S CHOICE!
    We've added a new drawing perk. This level gives you the choice of being drawn in the comic as a non-speaking character or for Bryan Timmins to do a custom 8.5x5.5 sketch for you. Plus you get the comic!

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    AD SPACE: LIFE OF ISSUE
    Advertise your awesome brand in Barrens. Not just for this first printing, but any time issue #1 of Barrens is reprinted your ad will remain in the comic...FOR-EV-ER!

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    CREATIVE TEAM CHAT
    This isn’t CW Cooke and Bryan Timmins first rodeo; no. They know how to make a comic book. So if you have questions, want feedback on your comic book, or just want to hangout with them you can get a 1-hour Skype call with the duo.

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    AD SPACE: ENTIRE STORY ARC
    Advertise your awesome brand in Barrens beyond issue #1. Just like the single issue ad, but your brand stays in front of the fans for the entire 3-part mini series.

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    THE ORIGINAL COVER
    Bryan Timmins' original artwork for the cover of issue #1 is available here, and we promise it’s something you all want, but only one of you can have. (NOTE: Original artwork is in black and white as color is done digitally).

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    DRAWN AS A CHARACTER
    Always been your dream to be in a comic book? Well now you can be a recurring (limited) speaking character in Barrens. Plus you get the comic!

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