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Feared.

Hated.

Hunted.

Vampires exist, but not those of myth and legend.

They are just like us.

Good.

Bad.

Indifferent.

Happy.

Sad.

Frightened......of the light, of people, of each other, of being found out, of dying again.

Catherine Morrison has spent the better part of 900 years walking the line between humans and vampires...protecting her people from the worst of humanity and humanity from the worst of her people.

Her vast wealth established the Phoenix Foundation, a non-Profit corporation whose sole purpose is to help her kind and give them a safe place…a place to belong. Yet, she chooses to remain an outsider.

She is loved, feared, and sometimes even hated, but she's never been hunted.

Until now.

Written by Will Allred with art and colors by Gene Gonzales, Diary of Night is a four-issue limited series about Catherine Morrison, a 900-year-old vampire who finds herself drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse. The first issue is free via Comixology (Diary of Night #1) or by downloading it here, Diary of Night #1 (PDF).

The issues of the original mini-series have long since sold out, and for the past several years, the series has only been available via Comixology. But, with your help, that is about to change!

In addition to the original Diary of Night min-series, this collected edition includes many never before seen extras.

Everyone who pledges will receive the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Digital Edition with their pledge. This is a high-resolution DRM-free PDF. We also have many other amazing rewards, including signed bookmarks, signed postcards, and signed prints that come with either the trade paperback or hardcover editions. You can learn more about each and every one of these rewards below and on the right. And, if you would like to customize a reward or discuss add-ons, please don't hesitate to reach out.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Gene and I are very proud of Diary of Night, and we’re certain that you’ll love it as much as we do.

To support this wonderful book, please look through the rewards and pledge now. Then, share this campaign with your friends, family, and acquaintances via social media, e-mail, telephone, telegraph, carrier pigeon, smoke signals.

Thank you again for helping us make this amazing collection a reality. The first issue is freely available in its entirety at Comixology (Diary of Night #1) and at Diary of Night #1 (PDF).

The first 10 pages are available below.

Diary of Night #1, Pages 1-10
Diary of Night #1, Pages 1-10

 

Will Allred is a writer, technologist, and professor based in Northwest Arkansas. You can reach him at wallred@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter @wallred.

Gene Gonzales is an illustrator living in Florida. Gene works in both digital and traditional mediums. He has created artwork for business training, graphic facilitation, primary, secondary and higher education text books, comic books, movies, and licensing and can be reach at gene@genegonzales.com, or follow him on Twitter @GeneGonzales.

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    Digital Only

    A high-resolution, DRM-free PDF of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales. Contains 12 pages of bonus content, including 4 brand new diary entries written by Will Allred, and your name listed on a Thank You page.

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    Trade Paperback Edition

    Trade Paperback Edition of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales. Contains 12 pages of bonus content, including 4 brand new diary entries written by Will Allred, and your name listed on a Thank You page. Also includes the digital edition.

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    Trade Paperback Edition & Bookmarks

    Trade Paperback Edition of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales. Contains 12 pages of bonus content, including 4 brand new diary entries written by Will Allred, and your name listed on a Thank You page. Also includes 3 Diary of Night character
    bookmarks and the digital edition.

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    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Trade Paperback Edition
    • 3 - Character Boomkarks (Catherine, Anne, and Arthur)
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    Trade Paperback Edition & Mini-Prints

    Trade Paperback Edition of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales. Contains 12 pages of bonus content, including 4 brand new diary entries written by Will Allred, and your name listed on a Thank You page. Also includes 4 signed Diary of Night cover mini-prints (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), 3 Diary of Night character bookmarks, and the digital edition.

    Includes:
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Digital Edition
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Trade Paperback Edition
    • 3 - Character Boomkarks (Catherine, Anne, and Arthur)
    • 4 - Signed Mini-Prints (Covers of Diary of Night #'s 1-4)
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    Trade Paperback Edition & Print

    Trade Paperback Edition of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales. Contains 12 pages of bonus content, including 4 brand new diary entries written by Will Allred, and your name listed on a Thank You page. Also includes a signed print of Catherine by Gene Gonzales (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), 4 signed Diary of Night cover mini-prints (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), 3 Diary of Night character bookmarks, and the digital edition.

    Includes:
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Digital Edition
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Trade Paperback Edition
    • 3 - Character Boomkarks (Catherine, Anne, and Arthur)
    • 4 - Signed Mini-Prints (Covers of Diary of Night #'s 1-4)
    • Signed Catherine Print by Gene Gonzales
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    Hardcover Edition

    Hardcover Edition of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales. Includes 11 pages of behind the scenes bonus content not in the trade paperback edition, and your name listed on a Thank You page. Also includes the digital edition.

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    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Hardcover Edition
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    Hardcover Edition & Limited Print

    Hardcover Edition of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales. Includes 11 pages of behind the scenes bonus content not in the trade paperback edition, and your name listed on a Thank You page. Also includes a limited signed print of Diary of Night #1 by Gene Gonzales (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), a signed print of Catherine by Gene Gonzales (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), 4 signed Diary of Night cover
    mini-prints (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), 3 Diary of Night character bookmarks, and the digital edition.

    Includes:
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Digital Edition
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Hardcover Edition
    • 3 - Character Boomkarks (Catherine, Anne, and Arthur)
    • 4 - Signed Mini-Prints (Covers of Diary of Night #'s 1-4)
    • Signed Catherine Print by Gene Gonzales
    • Diary of Night #1 Limited Print
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    Hardcover Edition with Signed Bookplate

    Hardcover Edition of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales and a signed bookplate (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales and contributors Rus Wooton, Harry Candelario, John Heebink, Chad Spilker, and Chris Rich-McKelvey). Includes 11 pages of behind the scenes bonus content not in the trade paperback edition, and your name listed on a Thank You page. Also includes a limited signed print of Diary of Night #1 by Gene Gonzales (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), a signed print of Catherine by Gene Gonzales (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), 4 signed Diary of Night cover mini-prints (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), 3 Diary of Night character bookmarks, and the digital edition.

    Includes:
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Digital Edition
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Hardcover with Bookplate
    • 3 - Character Boomkarks (Catherine, Anne, and Arthur)
    • 4 - Signed Mini-Prints (Covers of Diary of Night #'s 1-4)
    • Signed Catherine Print by Gene Gonzales
    • Diary of Night #1 Limited Print
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    Ultimate Editon

    This is it! The Ultimate Editon includes everything. A Hardcover Edition of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales. Includes 11 pages of behind the scenes bonus content not in the trade paperback edition, and your name listed on a Thank You page. A Trade Paperback Edition of the Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder collected edition by Will Allred with art by Gene Gonzales. Contains 12 pages of bonus content, including 4 brand new diary entries written by Will Allred. Also includes a signed bookplate in the hardcover edition (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales and contributors Rus Wooton, Harry Candelario, John Heebink, Chad Spilker, and Chris Rich-McKelvey), a signed print of Catherine by Gene Gonzales (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), 4 signed Diary of Night cover mini-prints (signed by creators Will Allred and Gene Gonzales), 3 Diary of Night character bookmarks, and the digital edition.

    Includes:
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Digital Edition
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Hardcover with Bookplate
    • Diary of Night Volume 1: Distant Thunder Trade Paperback Edition
    • 3 - Character Boomkarks (Catherine, Anne, and Arthur)
    • 4 - Signed Mini-Prints (Covers of Diary of Night #'s 1-4)
    • Signed Catherine Print by Gene Gonzales
    • Diary of Night #1 Limited Print
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