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Hobo Fires

A project in Minneapolis, MN by Robert Earl Sutter III

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One backpack, two boots, and the open road. In the near future Poenee hits the road by hacking rides on robotic freight trains.
Backers: 86
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $6,327 of $6,000
Dates: Mar 11th -> Apr 10th (30 days)
Project By: Robert Earl Sutter III
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Latest News

The Red-Red Robin is Bob-Bob-Bobbing Along!

April 9th - via:
20 hours to go! We need just 16 backers at the $100 level to reach our funding goal of $6000. Right now we are at $4377, so close! Here are three ways you can help us reach the funding goal, if you feel so motivated, and the last two do not involve... (Read More)

Aw fer cute!

April 7th - via:
Hello Friends and Graphic Novel Lovers! I just had to send this out because it's too good: a very short video of the hobo fire we had in the cafe courtyard, and you can hear a train whistle blow in the background! Well, it's the light rail going by,... (Read More)

Come to our glorious courtyard!

April 5th - via:
Hello Kind Patrons, another special message so soon? I just had to send this little flyer your way since this event is tomorrow night. Feeling like getting outside? The weather is forecast to be very very nice! -(heart) Rob  (Read More)

New Rewards Available & An Interview!

April 4th - via:
Hello!          Only five days left in this campaign! Tell your friends, tell your neighbors, tell your dog, cat, and goldfish. Here is an interview I just did with the blog WE THE NERDY, it was fun to do and I always learn something about... (Read More)

Hobo Fires an interview with Robert Sutter

April 3rd - via:
Hobo Fires is a new graphic novel written and drawn by Robert Sutter, We The Nerdy got to interview him about the book as well as talk about some interesting drawing techniques……you can back the Kickstarter here, but be quick as it comes to an end on the 10th April 2014. (Read More)

Hobos All Fired Up!

April 1st - via:
Hello good backers of Hobo Fires! I tested out the hot tamale recipe for our Jazzy Hobo Fires Kickstarter Party at the Seward Cafe and they taste delicious. Those were vegan and gluten free even! Cant wait. Here is a link to an article I wrote for a... (Read More)

[FORUM POST] Hobos, All Fired Up

March 29th - via:
One backpack, two boots, and the open road. In the year 2137 a young woman named Poenee travels the country by hacking rides on robotic freight trains. Poenee soon learns that getting on the train is the easy part. In the robotic railroad jungles and hyper techno city streets the difficulty is surviving encounters with robot police, feral humans, tornadoes, anti-authoritarian street riots, android agents, and having a mentally ill travel companion with a court ordered chip implanted in his head. (Read More)

Jazzy Hobo Fires Kickstarter Party!

March 28th - via:
Lets have a hobo fire!It's good to be alive, and to promote the successful crowd funding of my graphic novel Hobo Fires, we are sparking an actual hobo fire in the courtyard of the Seward Cafe on SUNDAY, APRIL 6th, AT 8PM.Hot tamales and chili for... (Read More)

Sneak Peek at the Hobo Fires Color Poster!

March 25th - via:
Hello Backers, I thought I would share a little progress with you: the line work for the full color poster! Once the color is done the whole thing will come to life like a garden in the spring. When a person finishes a 335 page graphic novel that... (Read More)

Kickstarter Party!

March 21st - via:
Dear Backers of Hobo Fires! We had a little Kickstarter party here at the house with backer Nils Hoyum, backer Sonja Eileen Hoyum, and several support crew who demand anonymity. After a few glasses of wine the stickers started going on a little... (Read More)

We Are Rolling!

March 19th - via:
Hello Backers, here's what's new: my Kickstarter video now has a SWEET harmonica track! Also, according to my computations, Hobo Fires should be published just in time for the 2014 Holiday season, so please feel empowered to stock up on quality gifts... (Read More)

A New Reward Amount!

March 18th - via:
I have set up a new Reward amount: Now you can get an unsigned first edition copy of Hobo Fires for only $25! A more economical choice for those on a budget. Tell your friends, tell your neighbors! Be a part of this. Thanks to everyone who has become... (Read More)

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March 16th - via:  (Read More)

The first $200 has been backed! Thank you all! We are on our way. This is gonna be awesome.

March 14th - via:
Here is a flyer to print out and spread around! Thank you.  (Read More)

Publishers Speak about Hobo Fires:

March 12th - via:
"(Hobo Fires is) Very unique and should be published." - Chris Pitzer, Adhouse Books "Quite interesting concept, ambitious..." - Terry Nantier, NBM Publishing "pretty work...nice." - Chris Staros, Top Shelf Productions  (Read More)

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