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What the heck are Surfer Bats??

Issue #1:

Venice Beach, CA – 1979/1989 (Origin Story Part 1/2)

One late night in 1979, a spaceship smashed into a Southern California beach embedding their craft into some dark ominous caverns below. Three surviving aliens, on the brink of death, manage to use their evolutionary special powers to mutate and transfer their lives over to some nearby bats.

Emmette Sinclair – a young mad scientist in love with a hot surfer named Jenny – unexpectedly discovers the alien crash site and leads to the scientific breakthrough of a lifetime.

10 years later, Slater (Jenny’s boyfriend) surfs some of the wildest waves in history and makes a time altering discovery of his own…

DEVELOPMENT ART...

RYAN'S ORIGINAL COVER
RYAN'S ORIGINAL COVER
RYAN'S ORIGINAL COVER (DIGITAL)
RYAN'S ORIGINAL COVER (DIGITAL)
RYAN'S SURFER BAT CONCEPT
RYAN'S SURFER BAT CONCEPT
FINAL SURFER BATS
FINAL SURFER BATS

OTHER CHARACTERS:

DR. EMMETTE SINCALIR
DR. EMMETTE SINCALIR

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SURFER BATS: ISSUE #1

The first issue of a new radical comic book series!

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THERE ARE 28 PAGES INCLUDING 3 BONUS PIN-UP PAGES!

"BAT-KER" REWARDS!

SURFER BATS HATS!
Surfer Bats
Surfer Bats
Seth
Seth
Bastet
Bastet
Horus
Horus
SURFER BATS SHIRTS!
Seth
Seth
Bastet
Bastet
Horus
Horus
SURFER BATS SKINS & CASES!
Seth
Seth
Bastet
Bastet
Horus
Horus
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Risks and challenges

CHALLENGES WE FACED LAST CAMPAIGN, WHY WE FAILED, & WHAT WE'RE DOING DIFFERENT:

Last time we hadn't finished the comic book in time and set to big of funding goal. This time we got more REALISTIC! The comic book is complete (ready for print) and we dropped our goal down to the bare minimum we need to get this project off the ground. We just want to get the comic book to you guys, hopefully with your help this time we'll succeed!

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    "BEACH BUM" REWARD: Special thank-you with YOUR NAME on the back cover as an "Honorary Surfer Bats" + a PDF copy of the comic book!

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    "WANNABE SURFING" REWARD: Get a PRINT copy of the COMIC BOOK mailed to you + REWARD #1! (ADD $5 OUTSIDE THE U.S.)

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    REWARD #3: Get a PDF + 1 PRINT + 1 AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PRINT + THE ORIGINAL SCRIPT of the COMIC BOOK! (ADD $5 OUTSIDE THE U.S.)

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    "BIG KAHUNA" REWARD: Get a PDF + 1 PRINT + 1 AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PRINT + THE ORIGINAL SCRIPT + COPY OF THE ORIGINAL SKETCHED VERSION BY THE CREATOR of the COMIC BOOK! (ADD $5 OUTSIDE THE U.S.)

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    "THE FOAMER" REWARD: Get a PDF + 1 PRINT + 1 AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PRINT + THE ORIGINAL SCRIPT + COPY OF THE ORIGINAL SKETCHED VERSION BY THE CREATOR + SCRIPT OF THE NEXT ISSUE of the COMIC BOOK! (ADD $5 OUTSIDE THE U.S.)

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    SUPER FAN REWARD: The ORIGINAL version of the comic book hand drawn on 8-1/2"x11" printer paper with a #2 pencil produced by the creator of the Surfer Bats (Ryan Shepard). Plus ALL previous rewards!

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    "THE DUDE" REWARD: SURFER BATS HAT + PRINT COPY OF ISSUE #1 + SIGNED PRINT COPY OF ISSUE #1 + SCRIPTS FOR ISSUE #1 & 2 + COPY OF ORIGINAL SKETCHED VERSION!

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    "SURFER BAT" REWARD: SURFER BATS T-SHIRT + SURFER BATS HAT + PRINT COPY OF ISSUE #1 + SIGNED PRINT COPY OF ISSUE #1 + SCRIPTS FOR ISSUE #1 & 2 + COPY OF ORIGINAL SKETCHED VERSION!

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    "SUPER SURFER BAT" REWARD: THE SURFER BATS IPHONE or IPAD COVER + SURFER BATS T-SHIRT + SURFER BATS HAT + PRINT COPY OF ISSUE #1 + SIGNED PRINT COPY OF ISSUE #1 + SCRIPTS FOR ISSUE #1 & 2 + COPY OF ORIGINAL SKETCHED VERSION!

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    "SUPER DUPER SUFER BAT" REWARD: Become a part of the comic book!! A 1980's version of you will be drawn and added as a tourist in the Venice Beach scene +vTHE SURFER BATS IPHONE or IPAD COVER + SURFER BATS T-SHIRT + SURFER BATS HAT + PRINT COPY OF ISSUE #1 + SIGNED PRINT COPY OF ISSUE #1 + SCRIPTS FOR ISSUE #1 & 2 + COPY OF ORIGINAL SKETCHED VERSION!

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