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A HERO'S DEATH - An original graphic novel

A project in San Francisco, CA by Mark Texeira / Ricardo Sanchez

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The Hero died 20 years ago, but she wasn't forgotten. This is a story about our collective need for hope, optimism - and heroes.
Backers: 305
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $15,127 of $27,000
Dates: Jul 13th -> Aug 12th (30 days)
Project By: Mark Texeira / Ricardo Sanchez
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Latest News

Hours to go and new Hard Back rewards

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We've been working with a publishing partner to secure hard back printing of A Hero's Death, and, while it took longer than we'd hoped, I just got the pricing and information needed to offer new hard back reward tiers. If you have backed us at a... (Read More)

Hero love in Oklahoma

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Backer Mathew Price arranged for this great piece to run supporting our Kickstarter in NewsOK. Give it a read! Ricardo  (Read More)


August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
One of our fabulous backers, ninjaraf, set up a page on Reddit to promote this Kickstarter. Why I didn't think to do that myself is beyond me. Regardless! The Kickstarter timer is down to hours, so every pledge matters! If you could take a minute to... (Read More)

Page 4

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Mark has been busy doing some painting and just wrapped up work on page 4 of the comic, below. Grumpy old lady looks so real you can almost hear her yelling "got off my lawn!" But Mark hasn't stopped there, he's already working on Page 5. Only 44... (Read More)

Interview on The Geek Girl Project

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Monday! Seven days to go to reach our goal! Thanks, everyone for all the support so far. Do you know someone who should be a backer but isn't? Give them a gentle nudge for us. I did an interview with my new favorite girl geek site, The Geek... (Read More)

An embarrassing story

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Bleeding Cool has been a huge supporter of this Kickstarter but I figured we had used up all our coverage. But when Rich, the editor in chief, offered us a weekend slot if we would write up a personal/entertaining story about our kickstarter, I... (Read More)

Owning an Original Page

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We received a number of inquiries about the reward tier with the original pages. A lot of people wanted them, but the price was just too high. Mark and I want this book to happen and we want you folks to have the artwork, so we adjusted that pledge... (Read More)

Mark the Painter

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
I've been looking at Mark's artwork since his time on Hex (I actually made him sign my Hex #1 at Big Wow a few months ago,) but I didn't really become a fan of his work until Ghost Rider. As a kid, the original Ghost Rider was one of my favorite... (Read More)

Creating new characters

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
A Hero's Death is an opportunity for both Mark and me to create our own character from scratch. It's fun and scary at the same time. Will the character resonate with readers? Did we choose the right hair color? Is that open gap in the front of the... (Read More)

Post Comic-Con

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Progress, SDCC and Sharing!

July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We are doing pretty well with pledges so far! Mark and I are really excited about the enthusiasm everyone has shown for the project and we really appreciate your support. If any of you are going to be at San Diego Comic-con, Mark is going to be at... (Read More)

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