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A Hero's Death 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: 406
Average Pledge Per Backer: $40

Funded: $16,263 of $10,000
Dates: Oct 8th -> Nov 7th (31 days)
Project By: Mark Texeira / Ricardo Sanchez
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Latest News

Stretch Goal 2 - Achieved!

November 7th - via:
Just a quick update to say we reached the second stretch goal. Everyone will be getting the extra pages with pin up art and an original illustrated story. Thanks, everyone, for getting us here! Mark and Ricardo  (Read More)

Some Hero detail work

November 6th - via:
Mark's work on a close up of the Hero on page 6.  (Read More)

Goal #1 Achieved! Goal #2 Rewards Are...

November 1st - via:
...Not quite what we expected. The survay was split almost 40% pin ups, 40% short story, 20% cards and buttons. So instead of just one or the other, the new stretch goal of $16,000 is: 4 pin up images by Mark with accompanying background info An... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 Update

October 28th - via:
So far we have almost 200 responses to the stretch goal survey and Option 1 and Option 2 are neck and neck, with option 3 a distant third.  Have you voted yet? Since we have so many responses already, we'll probably call it early, but if you want to... (Read More)

Secret Identity of The Hero?

October 26th - via:
Delving deep into the paper's archives, Laura uncovered this photo of a cheerleading squad. Could it be the Hero in civilian life? Or is it a remarkable coincidence?  (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2: Backer's Choice

October 25th - via:
We have nearly reached the goal for BIGGER IS BETTER! So it is time to reveal Stretch Goal #2. Mark and I talked about this and couldn't agree on what the best goal would be so we decided to let our backer's decide instead. There are three options to... (Read More)

NYCC update

October 17th - via:
The show was a huge success for both Mark and I, as well as for the Kickstarter. We met a handful of our backers, and backed a few backers too! One of the backers at the show was backer #1, and another was the "Fire Chief" backer. And of course we... (Read More)

Small Stretch Goal Correction

October 15th - via:
In my original update letting everyone know about the up-sizing of the book as a stretch goal, I said the new size would be 8.5 x 11. I made a mistake. The actual dimension will be 8 x 11. If you've backed us since we reached our original funding... (Read More)

Thank you!

October 13th - via:
We made it! With weeks to go. Thank you all so much for your support, both moral and financial! Means the world to both of us. We woke up this morning on the last day of NYCC to the fabulous news. Was a great way to end the show. You guys are the... (Read More)

94% and the Stretch Goals!

October 9th - via:
First, let me just say "wow!" In only three days we are nearly at our $10k funding goal. Mark and I are over the moon, to quote my grandma. This project really is a labor of love for both of us. Thank you! But you want to know about stretch goals...... (Read More)

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