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Clockwork Game Graphic Novel

A project in Kalamazoo, MI by Jane Irwin

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The true story of the world's first chess-playing automaton, retold by creator Jane Irwin in her newest graphic novel.
Backers: 284
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $13,341 of $5,500
Dates: Oct 22nd -> Nov 21st (31 days)
Project By: Jane Irwin
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Latest News

200% Funded! Plus: New Stretch Goal!

November 18th - via:
200% Funded!I am so happy to announce that the Clockwork Game Kickstarter has achieved 200% funding!  This means that every single book -- even the orders from the Fiery Studios Library -- will get signed and customized.  My hand hurts already,... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal: Achieved!

November 13th - via:
Second Stretch Goal: Achieved! More congratulations all around: we've hit the second stretch goal!  This means that both print editions of Clockwork Game will be printed on 70-pound interior paper, making them feel even more substantial.  Thank you... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Achieved!

October 31st - via:
Congratulations!  Your generosity has pushed the Clockwork Game Kickstarter past its first stretch goal!  This means that all the trade paperbacks will get a cover upgrade -- thicker stock, and a shiny spot gloss treatment on the red band at the... (Read More)

100% funded! You did it!

October 27th - via:
Holy cow, you guys, I am so humbled at what has happened in the last 18 hours. I went to bed last night and there were 99 backers, so I expected to post a “100 Backers” update sometime today. When I got up, you generous folks had already flown... (Read More)

Day one: One-third funded!

October 23rd - via:
Wow, you guys. Clockwork Game is one-third of the way to being funded in its first twenty-four hours.  I am feeling pretty humbled by this much generosity, including that of the Kickstarter Staff, who chose this project as a Staff Pick.  If things... (Read More)

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