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A superhero murder mystery by Tyler James & Cesar Feliciano.
A superhero murder mystery by Tyler James & Cesar Feliciano.
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STRETCH GOALS #9 ($14,000) & #10 ($15,000) - We'll add 4 more pages to the book for each goal we hit!

When the world’s greatest detective is violently murdered, her corporate-backed super team and former sidekick band together to bring her killer to justice. However, the mission goes terribly wrong, and before the night is out, each of the ten “heroes” will pay dearly for past transgressions.

THE RED TEN is a ten part mini-series created by writer Tyler James (Oxymoron, EPIC) and artist Cesar Feliciano (Ripperman), with stunning covers by Charles Paul Wilson, III (Stuff of Legend, Wraith). The book is colored by Gus Ucha, with inks by Vic Moya, and edited by Steve Forbes, Steve Colle, and Sam Lebas.

For the first time ever, we'd like to collect the completed first arc of THE RED TEN into a premium 144-page hardcover. This story was originally published by ComixTribe in magazine format as THE RED TEN #0-5.

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Why Take THE RED TEN Hardcover to Kickstarter?

We're coming to Kickstarter in order to raise $7,500, the bare minimum needed to print a small run of a premium hardcover version of THE RED TEN Volume 1. The book is completely finished, and all creation costs have been paid for. This campaign will help off-set the large print costs associated with producing and shipping a hardcover. Any funds raised above $7.5K will help fund the completion of the second volume (THE RED TEN #6 is out in June!), and go toward making the book and campaign even better. 

If successful, this Kickstarter campaign will also give us the opportunity to produce some awesome new THE RED TEN merchandise (t-shirts, posters, hoodies, and more!)

Who Are THE RED TEN?

Want to get a taste of the series?  Download THE RED TEN #0, which was a FCBD book last year that introduced tens of thousands of new readers to the series, featuring artwork from a dozen amazing artists. Also included in this download is an 11-page preview of THE RED TEN #1.

THE REWARDS

 >>>View Available THE RED TEN Original Art Here<<<

Risks and challenges

Having fulfilled two successful Kickstarters already, and consulted on several more, I'm well aware of the many challenges associated with delivering on a Kickstarter campaign. I’ve taken the following steps to mitigate the risk associated fulfilling this project:

1) The book is complete and ready to go to print right now. This means digital rewards can go out immediately after the campaign ends, and we can begin the printing process as soon as funding is secured.

2) Our printer is reliable! We’re working with Trivision, a well-respected print shop that does books for Image, IDW, Th3rdWorld Studios and more. To date, ComixTribe has printed more than 17,500 copies of comic books with Trivision, and they’ve never let us down.

Feel free to review my previous Kickstarters (OXYMORON and EPIC) for evidence of my ability to communicate with backers post campaign, and deliver on campaign fulfillment.

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    THE RED TEN #1 DIGITAL DELUXE: Get a downloadable, DRM-Free PDF of the first 28-page issue of THE RED TEN series. Includes digital only bonus material, and access to all Backers-Only Bonuses.

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    THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 DIGITAL DELUXE: Get a downloadable, DRM-Free PDF of the first 128-page volume of THE RED TEN series. Collects THE RED TEN #1-5. Includes loads of digital only bonus material. Included in all $8+ pledges.

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    THE RED TEN KS EXCLUSIVE POSTER PACK: Includes a 12x18 poster, signed by THE RED TEN creators + THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 DIGITAL DELUXE PDF.

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    OXY DIGITAL COLLECTION: Includes the OXYMORON Volume 1 Digital Deluxe PDF, and DRM-Free PDF of the first 128-page volume of THE RED TEN series. Collects THE RED TEN #1-5. Includes loads of digital only bonus material. Included in all $8+ pledges.

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    THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 HARDCOVER: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1.

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    EARLY BACKERS BONUS - THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 HARDCOVER: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1. (Includes limited FIRST BACKERS BONUS THE RED TEN mini-print designed and signed by series artist and co-creator Cesar Feliciano.)

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    COMIXTRIBE DIGITAL TRIFECTA COLLECTION: Includes the SCAM ULTIMATE COLLECTION, OXYMORON Volume 1 Digital Deluxe PDF, and DRM-Free PDF of the first 128-page volume of THE RED TEN series. Collects THE RED TEN #0-5. Includes loads of digital only bonus material. That's more than 500 pages of ComixTribe content!

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    THE RED TEN KS EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT PACK: Includes a THE RED TEN T-shirt (available in sizes S-4XL) + THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 DIGITAL DELUXE PDF.

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    KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE - THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 HARDCOVER: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1. Also get THE RED TEN #6 Standard Cover & Kickstarter Exclusive Cover.

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    THE RED TEN SERIES BUNDLE - Would you prefer to enjoy the series in serial issue format? This bundle is for you! Contains first printings of THE RED TEN #1-5, and three RARE variants: TRT #1 KS Exclusive (Limited to 250 copies), TRT #2 KS Exclusive (Limited to 170 copies), and TRT #5 Joe Mulvey Variant (Limited to 300 copies.) All books can be signed by THE RED TEN creators for no extra charge.

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    DOUBLE TROUBLE! - Get Two copies of the THE RED TEN Volume 1 Hardcover...one for you, and one for a pal, and save a couple bucks!

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    THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 HARDCOVER ARTIST EDITION PACK: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1. Includes a signed, numbered, limited to 500, artist edition tip in plate, with an original THE RED TEN sketch. Also includes the Kickstarter Exclusive 12x18 poster, signed by THE RED TEN creators.

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    EARLY BACKERS BONUS - THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 HARDCOVER ARTIST EDITION PACK: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1. Includes a signed, numbered, limited to 500, artist edition tip in plate, with an original THE RED TEN sketch. Also includes the Kickstarter Exclusive 12x18 poster, signed by THE RED TEN creators.(Includes a limited EARLY BACKERS BONUS THE RED TEN mini-print designed and signed by series artist and co-creator Cesar Feliciano.)

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    OXY HARDCOVER COLLECTION: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1, plus a copy of the OXYMORON Volume 1 Oversized Hardcover. Choose your favorite from one of ELEVEN variant covers!

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    THE RED TEN HARDCOVER + T-SHIRT PACK: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1 + THE RED TEN T-shirt (available in sizes S-4XL).

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    EARLY BACKERS BONUS - THE RED TEN HARDCOVER + T-SHIRT PACK: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1 + THE RED TEN T-shirt (available in sizes S-4XL). (Includes a limited EARLY BACKERS BONUS THE RED TEN mini-print designed and signed by series artist and co-creator Cesar Feliciano.)

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    KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 HARDCOVER ARTIST EDITION PACK: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1. Includes a signed, numbered, limited to 500, artist edition tip in plate, with an original THE RED TEN sketch. Also includes the Kickstarter Exclusive 12x18 poster, signed by THE RED TEN creators. Also get THE RED TEN #6 Standard Cover & Kickstarter Exclusive Cover, both signed.

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    RETAILER'S SPECIAL - Get 5 copies of THE RED TEN VOLUME 1 HARDCOVER.

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    THE RED TEN ARTIST EDITION HARDCOVER, T-SHIRT, & POSTER PACK: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1 that Includes a signed, numbered, limited to 500, artist edition tip in plate, with an original THE RED TEN sketch + Kickstarter exclusive THE RED TEN T-shirt (available in sizes S-4XL) + the Kickstarter Exclusive 12x18 poster.

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    EARLY BACKERS BONUS - THE RED TEN ARTIST EDITION HARDCOVER, T-SHIRT, & POSTER PACK: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1 that Includes a signed, numbered, limited to 500, artist edition tip in plate, with an original THE RED TEN sketch + Kickstarter exclusive THE RED TEN T-shirt (available in sizes S-4XL) + the Kickstarter Exclusive 12x18 poster. (Includes a limited EARLY BACKERS BONUS THE RED TEN mini-print designed and signed by series artist and co-creator Cesar Feliciano.)

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    COMIXTRIBE HARDCOVER TRIFECTA: Get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1 + a copy of the OXYMORON Volume 1 Oversized Hardcover. Choose your favorite from one of ELEVEN variant covers! + the 256 page SCAM ULTIMATE COLLECTION Hardcover, featuring Joe Mulvey's entire SCAM mini-series and the all-new SCAMthology! (Note: SCAM UC HC can also be added to any pledge for +$35 US / +$50 INT.)

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    ARTIST EDITION DOUBLE TROUBLE - Get Two copies of the THE RED TEN Volume 1 Hardcover Artist Editions...one for you, and one for a pal, and save a couple bucks! Also includes 2 Kickstarter Exclusive 12x18 posters, signed by THE RED TEN creators.

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    THE RED TEN ORIGINAL ART PACK: Your choice of a curated selection of Original Art from the book, available on a first back, first choice basis. Also get a deluxe 128-page hardcover copy of THE RED TEN Volume 1 that Includes a signed, numbered, limited to 500, artist edition tip in plate, with an original THE RED TEN sketch + Kickstarter exclusive THE RED TEN T-shirt (available in sizes S-4XL) + the Kickstarter Exclusive 12x18 poster. (Includes a limited EARLY BACKERS BONUS THE RED TEN mini-print designed and signed by series artist and co-creator Cesar Feliciano.)

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