A New Theme Book!
We promise we won't mention it beyond this one update, but we thought some of you might be interested to know that we launched a followup compilation to Science, called... Read more
Free Desktop Wallpapers!
As promised, here are your stretch goal wallpapers. Paper your desktops with pride.
We ask that you kindly do not share these links. Thanks!
http://www.smbc-comics.com/images/wallpaper3.html (Dino Revenge)
http://www.smbc-comics.com/images/wallpaper2.html... Read more
Your humble Weinersmith just got home from Austin. All the signed books are complete, so we are now very close to shipping.
I'm biased of course, but I'm very happy... Read more
Quick Note on Surveys
Just to allay confusion:
A few people have asked why some people got surveys while others did not.
The people who received surveys were all people who ordered t-shirts. Because... Read more
We Have a Shipping Date!
The last few weeks have been a pretty crazy time, what with San Diego Comic-Con and the reveal of a very exciting secret project with Phil Plait and... Read more
Ack! Not sure how that error got into the pdf. We're revising it and will have the correction out soon. Thank you all so much for noting the bugs.
Hey geeks! Sorry for the lack of recent updates, but I've been traveling a bit.
All of the art is done, and we're now in the process of making a... Read more
For people who want to add to their order
I just saw a proto for the book, and I think you'll all be quite please.
For people who want to add something to their order, we are... Read more
I call that a win.
My sincere thanks to everyone. Every time we put out a new big thing, I think "this is the time nobody wants it!" Thank you... Read more
Molecule Contest Winner - Matthew Michnik
I didn't know it when we started the contest, but that's what the consensus of /chemistry on reddit decided.
So, Mr. Michnik, you glorious glorious nerdy bastard, please get... Read more
300k - ALL HARDCOVERS WILL BE SIGNED!
I have run out of original compliments. Let me just say that this is going to make the next few years of running a small cartooning busy a lot more... Read more
Clarification Regarding Hardcovers
Heya! We've gotten a lot of questions on this, so here goes:
All the rewards listed contain all the info about what you get from them. If they don't say... Read more
Holy crap. This is amazing. Can you tell I didn't plan rewards this high? You geeks are gonna explode my hands drawing all these extra comics.
If you want to add the hardcover to any physical order, add $40 and send us a message on kickstarter. Thanks!
Well, I've been sitting on it for a while, but I can finally announce. Adam Savage very kindly agreed to send us a story for the Tales of Science section... Read more
Using a complex system of quantum randomness, we determined the winning labs. They will get free copies of the book! Here they are. If your lab was selected, WOOHOO! If... Read more
WOOH! Post your lab in the comments headed with "MY LAB IS" and we'll select 10 random ones at the end of the project to get copies signed to the... Read more
If we hit 250k, we'll list a couple new reward levels at which hardcovers are available. I'd love to just throw them in for free, but hardcovers cost significantly more... Read more
NEW COMIC released! And, we're approaching another map. Any suggestions for what type of land?
Well, hell, that's amazing. 130k is what we made total on the kickstarter.
And, you've unlocked Cheese Wizard Agapakis.
Another comic goes in! I'm off to bed for the night, but I'll update in the morning if we cross anything. Thanks, geeks!!
Kelly Weinersmith HAS BEEN LOOSED UPON THE BOOK. I TRIED TO HOLD HER BACK, BUT YOU HAVE SUMMONED HER FROM HER SCIENCE CAVE!
I hoped we had a shot at reaching this in 30 days. We've done it in 24 hours. I have no idea where this is going to end up, but... Read more
Emily Lakdawalla added!
I'm about to go to bed, so if I'm a bit behind on updates during the night, sorry!
Once again, thank you all so much. I thought... Read more
50k Reached, New Map Unlocked
Everyone will now get the eBook of "Save Yourself Mammal," the first SMBC Collection.
Now, I'm going to go buy a gold rocket ship.
(Seriously, I have the best readers... Read more
OH MAN! Just added Elizabeth Iorns' story to the book. She's one of my favorite people, and the founder of Science Exchange.
You geeks are amazing. I'm gonna run home so I can make the rest of the updates more instantaneous. I am so humbled by all of you.
No words. I was hoping to hit 10k by the end of the day. Wow. You are all the best readers in the cosmos.
All I can say is holy crap, thank you all so much. The first SMBC comic that's ever been book-exclusive has been added. (Hint: It involves trebuchets)
Here's a special first update for you first 42 backers. We've reached our first milestone, which means Phil Plait's story will be in the book!