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You've seen Cthulhu decks before, but never quite like this. Check out this epic collaboration with the mad scientists at Gooder Labs! Read more

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Funding Canceled

Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on March 21, 2013.

You've seen Cthulhu decks before, but never quite like this. Check out this epic collaboration with the mad scientists at Gooder Labs!

About this project

Who am I?

Hi Kickstarters - my name is Justin Murabito.  I am a father, a (soon-to-be) husband, an illustrator, and a tattoo artist.  I love life and freedom, and I am proud to be an American.  I spent several years in New York City honing my craft before finally settling down in Johnson City, TN.

Why am I making these?

I was introduced to the stories of H.P. Lovecraft by a friend a while back and I have been fascinated with them ever since.  The creativity, the originality, and the timelessness have all helped cement his mythos into my mind.  By making these cards I am bringing this imagery into the world.

This deck features unique face cards (Jack through King) as well as beautiful ACE cards, a Big Joker and a Little Joker, as well as a custom back. The number cards show "Cthulhu themed" pips, as well.

The Kings are all a variation of Cthulhu, and the rest of the face cards each features 1 of 8 different monsters.

Veritable Pandora's Box

We are also having the USPCC produce a beautiful matching tuck box for these cards.  Featuring stylized elements from all throughout the deck, the tuck box is an important element of the total package.

This deck will be released in TWO different versions...  a Sepia Toned LIMITED EDITION, and a Standard Edition Full Color version.

The LIMITED EDITION will be Signed and Numbered, and it will *only* be available through Kickstarter.  No more of these will be produced after the campaign is finished.

What else?

In addition to the cards, we also have some fun accessories, such as bookmarks, lapel pins, t-shirts, and hoodies!

Why Kickstarter?

Getting a run of custom made playing cards is expensive.  If we want to see this project through to fruition we all have to band together to make it happen.  Click the "Make a Pledge" button at the top of the page to help me wake up Cthulhu and unleash him upon the world.

Cthulhu Fh'tagn!

Close-Up of the T-Shirt Artwork

This image is ALSO available as a large VINYL DECAL - The decal will be die-cut, so the dark green background will not be visible.  Sized 14 inches wide will be $20.00 each, and sized 28" wide will be just $30.00!  These will stick to walls, cars, boats, and any flat, non-porous surface.  They last for YEARS outside, and practically forever inside.

To get one added to your order just add the appropriate amount to your pledge, then make a comment under the DECAL UPDATE specifying what size you want!  Cthulhu Fh'tagn!

Risks and challenges

I cannot imagine any major risks. The crew at Gooder Labs is going to be helping me with order fulfillment, so shipping should not be a concern at all. The artwork is done and everything is ready for the press. All we are waiting for is the funding to get the project started.

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FAQ

  • Absolutely! I am allowing ADD-ONs... Basically, you will choose your reward level, then add a certain amount of money to your pledge for the extra "a-la carte" items you want. After that, just drop a comment on the update page letting me know what you are adding! I will be posting a full list of the add-ons shortly, but for now you can check out the Updates tab at the top of the page!

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    A big THANK YOU for supporting our deck!

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    Cthulhu themed metal Bookmark and a "King of Spades" Cthulhu postcard!

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    28 backers

    A fresh deck of the Standard (color) printing and a Cthulhu Lapel pin shipped to any USA address.

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    A Standard (full color) deck plus a metal Cthulhu themed bookmark!

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    TWO fresh decks of the Standard (color) printing and a Cthulhu Lapel pin shipped to any USA address.

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    A Unisex Gildan brand "Cthulhu" t-shirt.

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    INTERNATIONAL SHIPPABLE :
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    A 14" wide CTHULHU Vinyl Decal - suitable for cars, trucks, windows, walls, and any other non-porous, flat surface.

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    An American Apparel "Cthulhu" mens or ladies t-shirt.

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    Limited Edition (Sepia Tone) deck - signed and numbered!

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    An American Apparel "Cthulhu" mens or ladies t-shirt PLUS a deck of the Standard cards.

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    A 28" wide CTHULHU Vinyl Decal - suitable for cars, trucks, windows, walls, and any other non-porous, flat surface.

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    An American Apparel "Cthulhu" mens or ladies t-shirt PLUS TWO decks of the Standard cards and a metal Cthulhu bookmark.

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    48 backers

    TWO of the standard (full color) decks, and ONE of the Limited Edition (Signed and Numbered) decks.

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    An American Apparel "Cthulhu" mens or ladies t-shirt PLUS one deck of the Standard cards and one deck of the (S&N) Limited Edition cards, PLUS a signed and numbered UNCUT SHEET of the Standard Deck.

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    7 backers

    One (S&N) Limited Edition Deck, Two Standard Decks, and One Fleece Cthulhu Hoodie in any size from Small to 2XL.

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    Two Standard Decks, a metal Cthulhu bookmark, a Cthulhu lapel pin, a Fleece hoodie, an American Apparel tee, and a postcard sized Cthulhu print signed and numbered.

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    Pledge $175 or more
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    Hoodie, AA t-shirt, 6 Standard decks of cards, 2 (S&N) Limited Edition decks, a Cthulhu lapel pin and a postcard sized Cthulhu print.

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    0 backers

    Hoodie, AA t-shirt, 6 Standard decks of cards, 2 (S&N) Limited Edition decks, a Cthulhu lapel pin, a (S&N) Uncut sheet of the Standard Deck, and a postcard sized Cthulhu print.

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    A full on poker set with 300 chips and 6 unlimited decks, two limited decks and two t-shirts.

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    0 backers Limited (30 left of 30)

    Same as the above reward but you ALSO get a Super Limited (1 of 30) 11"x17" cardstock poster featuring all of the face cards sealed with the Gooder Labs LLC embossed seal and your choice of a hoodie in any size (S-2XL) that you want.

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Funding period

- (35 days)