Like most men in their 30s, I grew up with the wonderful world of the WWF. Back when everyone was a superstar and became names you'd remember almost 30 years later. Most of these heroic superstars were immortalised, forever, in wrestling figure form.
We're embarking on the start of an amazing journey that we hope will see a whole series of these special edition action figure books produced.
A Full List Of Backer Rewards...
- Signed Book
- Early Bird Signed & Numbered Book
- Exclusive Pin (brosPins)
- Exclusive Print (Action Figure Price Guide)
- Price Guide Access (Action Figure Price Guide)
- Custom Real Belt (Belts By Dan)
- Custom 2up Replica Kamala (2UpCustoms)
- Exclusive Artwork Poster
- Custom Action Figure In Your Likeness
- Your Story In The Book
- Authors Scrapbook
- A3 Drawing Design Art Print
We've set up a very modest target of £7,000 to get this project off the ground. The first book is almost 60 percent complete and has brought together the entire wrestling figure collecting community.
We didn't want to do a run-of-the-mill guide. We thought bigger! Let's track down the men who designed the figures and let's find their real story. Let's track down the wrestlers the figures are based on and find out their thoughts. Let's track down the people that have been collecting these figures and all the hidden gems that come with them.
The reaction we've received from superstars from this era, and the superstars today, has been amazing, in addition to celebrity endorsements from both sides of the pond. We've drafted in a professional editor, writers for NBC and other TV networks, world-renowned graphic artists and designers, and more. We believe we have built the best possible team for this project.
When possible, the original artwork for the designs, prototypes images, and rare one-of-a-kind collectables will be documented in this book! We don't have access to everything that has ever been released but we've documented everything we've had information on.
What we hope to achieve is producing THE definitive book and resource on the action figures from this period. This is where you come in.
By backing this project, you'll be helping the dreams of a whole group of people come true. You'll be playing a massive part in the project and you'll be immortalised in the book with your name added. Of course, you'll also get the cool items that you've selected when backing, including some unique collectables.
Nothing on this journey is cheap. The books are A4 full-colour, approximately 300 pages. These high-quality books will sit perfectly on your shelf with your other collectable books. They're being specially printed in the UK and shipped worldwide. The cost of the book is just enough to cover the printing, shipping, production, etc. Each reward comes with its own costs.
As with all wrestling events - the images and artwork are subject to change, as is the content and sections.
Risks and challenges
We've made some great contacts within the figure community and with former employees of Hasbro. The only real risk to the project is not reaching the funding we need to get the book to print.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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