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Just because you make people laugh, doesn't mean you're happy. A collection of stand up comics in comic book form.

Miserable Comedians is a 64 page collection of comics featuring the adventures of three stand up comedians trying to make it in New York City. Donner, Vic and Grub compete with and against each other vying to gain fans in the club circuit. You'll follow their antics on and off the stage.

Artwork for one of the pins.
Artwork for one of the pins.

The book is written by Tony DiGerolamo (Super Frat, Post Apocalyptic Nick), features the amazing artwork of Mike Williams (Shylock) and includes contributions from Christian Beranek (Validation). Tony is himself a comedian and directs the Philadelphia improv group, Bulletproof Giraffe. Mike is a highly respected and accomplished artist who has also done stand up in the past. Christian is a writer and producer and has worked with comedians in Los Angeles.

Miserable Comedians not only contains comics originally posted on The Webcomic Factory but character sketches and other behind-the-scenes material. In addition, there are several pages of brand new art with characters performing stand up jokes written especially for this edition.

Donner dispenses comedy advice to a prop comic.
Donner dispenses comedy advice to a prop comic.

We're offering a bevy of rewards including PDF and print versions of the book, pins and stickers, sketches and other original artwork, and the cover itself illustrated by Mike Williams.

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All of the artwork is already produced. What remains is graphic design, printing and distribution. As we proved with our last project, Post Apocalyptic Nick, we're up for the task!

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    Your name will be listed in the book as one of our supporters and you will get a PDF copy of Miserable Comedians emailed to you. As a bonus, you'll also receive a PDF copy of our previous Kickstarter Project, Post Apocalyptic Nick and a PDF copy of Super Frat: Rush Week.

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    You will get a hard copy of Miserable Comedians, your name listed in the book plus the Miserable Comedians three pin and three sticker set. (Pledgers outside the U.S., please add $25 for postage.)

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    A hard copy of Miserable Comedians signed by the creative team. You also get the pins, the stickers and your name in the book. Additionally, we're including a hard copy of Post Apocalyptic Nick, our previous Kickstarter project! (Pledges outside the U.S., please add $25 for shipping.)

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    You'll receive everything in Reward #3, plus a piece of the original artwork from Miserable Comedians! (Pledges outside the U.S., please add $25 for shipping.)

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    You'll get everything in Reward #3 plus an original sketch by illustrator, Mike Williams!

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    Get 10 comics, 10 sets of pins, 10 sets of stickers and 10 bonus comics from Tony D!

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    You'll get everything in Reward #3 plus an original piece of comic strip art from Miserable Comedians and an original sketch by illustrator, Mike Williams!

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    You'll get everything in Reward #6 plus writer Tony DiGerolamo will write you five minutes of original stand up comedy. You'll be a real Miserable Comedians!

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