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Undead Presidents is the first Limited Edition exclusive Bicycle® deck from SQUAREFACTOR, featuring the art of DRES13.

About this project

Desiring to recognize both America's great leaders and the impish irreverence that flavors the revolutionary spirit of American liberty, SQUAREFACTOR taps the talents of cool-as-cake street artist André Greppi, aka DRES13, and presents UNDEAD PRESIDENTS. We are teaming up with USPCC and the Bicycle® brand to produce this limited edition deck, an opportunity to put alternative art at your fingertips!

Green Deck
Green Deck
Green Deck Card Front and Back
Green Deck Card Front and Back

Why present our past luminaries in undead form? Perhaps it is symbolic of the eternal vigor of their ideals, or perhaps it is simply a reminder that those ideals endure beyond mortality. Or maybe it is a fantastic hope that, should they ever return from beyond, we would get a chance to vote for them!

Or maybe we just like zombies.

Face Cards
Face Cards
First Ladies
First Ladies
Jokers
Jokers
Archival Quality Print (frame not included)
Archival Quality Print (frame not included)
Screen Printed Poster (frame not included)
Screen Printed Poster (frame not included)

Whatever the inspiration, we need your support to make UNDEAD PRESIDENTS a reality. We hope you like the cards as much as we do, and beyond the Bicycle® deck we present an opportunity to enjoy DRES13's art as prints and stunning silk-screened posters. Some lucky few may acquire the original art!

Through Kickstarter, and with your support, we can make the UNDEAD PRESIDENTS deck even better. 

* Poster art not final and is subject to change.
* Poster art not final and is subject to change.

LIMITED EDITION DECKS: With respect to the playing card decks, here's what we mean by "limited edition"---there will only be one print run of a particular deck variant, and we will make it as small as we reasonably can. The minimum order from USPCC will be 2,500 decks for each variant, so that will be the starting point. If stretch goals lead to the production of variants, each variant will be readily distinguishable, with alternate backs and tuck boxes. When it does a print run, USPCC allows itself, by contract, a 10% margin for the number of decks it delivers. That means if we want to be certain to get X number of decks, we have to over-order a bit (X+M) in case USPCC delivers 10% less than (X+M). Additionally, we must allow for decks that are damaged during shipment, making sure we have some replacements on hand. If there are any decks left over after complete fulfillment, they will first be offered for sale to any Kickstarter backers who may wish them, and any remaining may be offered exclusively through SQUAREFACTOR or DRES13, or through subsequent UNDEAD PRESIDENTS campaigns. Once the decks of a particular variant are gone, they will be gone for good. Our intention is make UNDEAD PRESIDENTS decks collectible, adding value for our backers.

LIMITED EDITION POSTERS: We're making available to our Kickstarter backers limited edition silk-screened posters of Dré Greppi's UNDEAD PRESIDENTS artwork. Each series will be limited to 50, signed and numbered, with Kickstarter backers getting the earliest available numbers. If a particular series is still available after the Kickstarter campaign is over, they will be made available first to backers. Afterwards, they will be available exclusively through SQUAREFACTOR or DRES13, or through subsequent UNDEAD PRESIDENTS campaigns. The price for the posters after the Kickstarter campaign may increase significantly.

KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE CHIPS: The laser-engraved acrylic chips are exclusive to this Kickstarter campaign. They won't be available after fulfillment is complete, so if you want some, this is your only chance to get them. No surplus chips will be produced. Subsequent UNDEAD PRESIDENTS campaigns will have their own unique chips.

ORIGINAL ART: These are the original ink drawings of the UNDEAD PRESIDENTS art by Dré Greppi (DRES13). They are black ink on white paper (the art for the cards was colored digitally by Dré). They are unique. Interested collectors may contact us after the campaign to see what other originals may be available.

Risks and challenges

Undead Presidents is SQUAREFACTOR's first Kickstarter project. The challenges will primarily be with the Kickstarter platform as we work through the project to completion. The artwork for the Green Deck is already complete. With USPCC producing the deck and the prints and posters being produced locally, we have oriented production towards success. There are always risks with fulfillment and shipping; we have done what we can to minimize those risks so we can make certain every backer is satisfied. Timely delivery of a great product is our goal!

*Keep in mind, displayed colors are an approximation of the final printed results. USPCC is the industry leader for quality playing card production, so we expect you will be very satisfied with the final product!

Copyright 2014 SQUAREFACTOR, LLC; All rights reserved.

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    UNDEAD YOU: Undead Presidents feature artist Dré Greppi (DRES13) will draw an original "undead" portrait of you! You don't even have to be a former US President. Receive the original signed ink drawing, an archival quality print of the digitally colored final, and a PDF of the final artwork for you to do with as you will.

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