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A project in Reading, PA by ben caldwell

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this kickstarter is for my first full-color "art-of" book, a handbook full of designs and notes for the dare detectives and their foes!
Backers: 193
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $9,855 of $4,800
Dates: Jul 12th -> Aug 11th (30 days)
Project By: ben caldwell
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final round

April 28th - via:
dang it! my update was deleted! okay, round 2... almost every book has been sent, there are about 20 (mostly special orders) left. i'm sending those out monday or tuesday. - if you ordered original art, it is included with your book. - if you ordered... (Read More)

there be books!!!

March 21st - via:
finally got the books this evening! i'll start mailing out tomorrow, woohoo!!! thanks to everyone who got back to me about order changes, address info etc. the 2 people who did not get the pdfs will get digital copies on disc. any other last minute... (Read More)


March 15th - via:
hi all! the books are scheduled to arrive on monday! yay!!! i'll begin sending them out right away. orders with prints, shirts etc, will probably go out the following week. i have to say, everything came out looking really great, i'm so happy. and... (Read More)

getting MORE there...

January 30th - via:
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getting there...

January 29th - via:
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update and bonus PDF options!

December 12th - via:
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October 21st - via:
i've mentioned this before in one place or another, but before i send out the final orders, i'll send out a warning. if you want to add anything or make last minute changes to your order, you can let me know then. in particular, a lot of people have... (Read More)

let the PDFs roll!

October 21st - via:
hi all! as i mentioned before, i was going to hold off on the PDFs until the book was back, so i could send out complete orders all at once. but that's silly! it'll be a while before the book gets back after all, and why should all of you good (and... (Read More)

last survey related updates!

September 24th - via:
howdy all! just sent out the last of the surveys, but 2 things need to be cleared, because my brain is a little fuzzy right now... 1) BONUS PDFs!!! as promised, all backers over the $25 level get a free PDF of your choice. unfortunately, i did not... (Read More)


September 21st - via:
hi all! apparently there's been a problem in that some people did not order prints, but have to answer the print question or the survey won't process. apologies for that, i should have left a choice of "no print(s)". if you have this problem, just... (Read More)

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