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Also, new reward added. Backers that have already pledged $99 or higher, will receive this reward (3D Print -3") in their package as well. Limited Edition run, 3D print of (1) REEPER Men, made out of Sandstone material. 3 inches in height.
In iconic style with bold colours and a twisting dark plot you meet Dr. Konnick Stiffe (former CIA Phantom hitman). At its core, the R.E.E.P.E.R. (Remove Every Evil Person Entity Reserve) Men is a mystery group of revolutionaries who follow Malthusian doctrine of 1798 to control overpopulation and depletion of vital, natural resources. Their plan is to place every individual unknowingly under 2 lists- “SAFE LIST” and “EXPUNGE LIST”. The ultimate goal is to remove every evil person.
R.E.E.P.E.R. Men will be a 32 page first issue (#1) comic book, telling an ongoing story of a certain apocalyptic event in the near future and the actions taken by the worlds most treacherous society.
This issue will continue where the promotional issue (published in May 2014) left off.
Our goal is to reproduce issue #1, injecting a psychedelic mystery into the plot. Also an overall redesign of every page, producing visuals to be remembered.
This project will fund the creation of a full-color 32 page paperback comic novel for the first issue (#1) of R.E.E.P.E.R. Men.
We are also looking to expand beyond Amazon to comic book stores nationwide with distribution. This will help to fill necessary marketing, printing and shipping costs.
R.E.E.P.E.R. Men depicts life in the year 2050 after decades of rapidly expanding population growth. Based on the Malthusian doctrine of 1798, population of an extraordinary magnitude would require population control to ensure vital resources are available for human longevity, especially for the elite.
Around 2047, Dr. Konnick Stiffe, a former CIA Phantom hitman, studied the Malthusian theory and the growth of world population. He noticed planet Earth's population increasing at a drastic rate while natural resources severely decreasing at the other spectrum. He decided to take action by reaching out to 3 former members from his old unit and construct a secret society known as R.E.E.P.E.R.
Their agenda: place every individual unknowingly on 2 lists.
1. SAFE LIST
2. EXPUNGE LIST
Goal: Remove Every Evil Person.
Dr. Konnick Stiffe narrates a suspenseful story as we go deep into the thinking of the secret society, understanding it's thoughts, unlocking their dark secrets, reliving their past and discovering their true motive.
As a backer, you will be spared from the Expunge List and placed on the SAFE LIST. Note: This is just a comic, no you won't really be expunged, OR WILL YOU!!
We love kid's charities. A percentage of our comic book sales goes to charity.
This story can really happen in the future as population is growing at a rapid pace. Or is it already happening? Read a story you can believe in with stunning graphics and oh yeah, great writing!
This campaign will help keep R.E.E.P.E.R. Men alive and distributed throughout. It will all be because of the REEPERMEN NATION that R.E.E.P.E.R. Men stays alive and kicking. Yes, that song is in my head now too.
Because you guys are awesome and SAFE! You guys are, but seriously you should care because we have some of the coolest rewards on Kickstarter , see below!
R.E.E.P.E.R. Men came to existence in the mind of J. Nelson during the cold month of March, 2013. From that point the storyline, characters have been developed and refined. With the help of an international network of great minds, R.E.E.P.E.R. Men took shape and came to life. After a few iterations and money spent, R.E.E.P.E.R. Men is now ready to be redesigned, rewritten and taken to the next level. With the help of our Kickstarter backers aka REEPERMEN NATION, we can make this first issue one to remember.
Let’s Bug Out LLC is a very small, start-up company founded in December 2013, located in Queens, NY. R.E.E.P.E.R. Men is one of the comics it develops. The company built a strong network of individuals around the world to help in any way possible.
The main artist of R.E.E.P.E.R. Men is Francis Llamzon. He was born with an artistic gift as he was very instrumental in seeing the creator’s vision and bringing the story to life. Their connection has been amazing even while living worlds apart.
Randall Huther, (a future writing genius) has been extremely helpful in shaping R.E.E.P.E.R. Men. By providing key insight and being very critical has been instrumental to the success of R.E.E.P.E.R. Men thus far.
J. Nelson is the creator and writer of R.E.E.P.E.R. Men. After coming up with ideas such as Technobugz and Tissue Boy, R.E.E.P.E.R. Men was his challenge to create a story with human characters.
Not only are they the R.E.E.P.E.R. MEN comic team, they are also members of the secret society!
With us having some of the best rewards on Kickstarter, a good percentage of the funds will be used for reward fulfillment.
We feel it's worth it to offer our backers nothing but the best rewards.
Below is a percentage breakdown of how the funds of $15,000 will be used. This is an estimate to be firmed once this Kickstarter campaign is complete.
There are so many great rewards that you can see to the right of your screen. We will highlight images of the rewards below.
We are combining most rewards to make this one of the best on kickstarter. All physical rewards will be delivered by January 31st, 2015.
$17,000 - All backers will receive the limited edition run R.E.E.P.E.R. Men stickers.
Post a link to this Kickstarter on your social media pages and we'll reach our goal that much faster.
"POPULATION CONTROL" - R.E.E.P.E.R. Men's Theme Song
Receive this song as a reward when you back and join the REEPERMEN NATION!
"En-Ceph-A-Lon" - Receive this first issue (issue #1) adult comic novel signed by creator as part of the $99 and up rewards.
This Kickstarter Campaign and rewards were made possible with assistance from the awesome group below we named, THE REEPERMEN TEAM.
Risks and challenges
No real risks. The 32 page issue is almost completely written. The first 5 pages have been complete. We are awaiting funds to complete the sketch, ink, color and lettering of the remaining pages. Our team has been working together close to 2 years with much cohesion resulting in great success.
The concepts of the rewards have been through the Proof-Of-Concept phase and have been approved. We are fully committed to fulfilling everyone's rewards in a timely manner. Is any issues arise, we will communicate with backers asap.
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