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Mind Afire: A Graphic Novel Biography Of Nikola Tesla

A project in Taos, NM by Abigail Samoun & Elizabeth Haidle

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An illustrated account of the strange and wondrous life of Nikola Tesla: Inventor, visionary, and unsung scientific genius.
Backers: 1978
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $55,796 of $7,450
Dates: Mar 1st -> Mar 31st (30 days)
Project By: Abigail Samoun & Elizabeth Haidle
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Latest News

New Web Store for Book Orders/Portrait and Tattoo Option Info

April 7th - via:
Hi, Everyone Beth and I are excited to announce that we've launched a new web store for those of you interested in ordering additional e-book, gift e-book, or paperback copies, or telling friends how they can order copies now that the campaign is... (Read More)

Campaign Success for 'Mind Afire' - thanks, backers!!!

April 2nd - via:
Hello everyone! A huge thanks for the wonderful response to 'Mind Afire: the Visions of Nikola Tesla'!We will be sending out surveys soon, to collect shipping addresses, and preferences for tee shirt sizes, etc. We'll be sending monthly or bi-monthly... (Read More)

Secret Web Page Update

March 20th - via:
Hi, Everyone We're putting our finishing touches on the secret web page and hope to have it up and running this evening. I had a bit of a learning curve editing the interview on GarageBand and I hope everyone will forgive the little blips here and... (Read More)

Bookplate and Secret Web Page

March 17th - via:
Thanks to everyone who told their friends about Tesla! We'll be sending you the link and password to the Colorado Springs Secret Lab page on Wednesday. If you haven't had a chance to pass on the Kickstarter link yet, there's... (Read More)

Campaign at the Halfway Mark!

March 15th - via:
Hey Tesla fans! The big news came yesterday at about noon Pacific time: Kickstarter had included us in their weekly newsletter as a favorite pick and our project is receiving a huge boost. Our pledges currently total almost $30,000. A big thank you... (Read More)

WOW! Only 1k left before we meet our minimum goal...

March 5th - via:
...hoping to go beyond that so we can do full-color interiors...and we're also hoping to get this book into as many hands as possible!  Thanks for all your pledges & keep spreading the word.  (If you are the flyer-making sort, download my... (Read More)

E-book format: PDF

March 3rd - via:
There's been a few inquiries about the form the e-book will take -- we will be sending a PDF version for those.  (Read More)

Paperback plus T-shirt Option

March 2nd - via:
Due to several requests, we've just added a paperback copy of the book plus t-shirt option at the $55 level. The two items will be shipping separately--the book in late September, the t-shirt much sooner.  (Read More)

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