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Big Trouble in Little Canton: Supernatural Hijinks in Ohio

A project in Akron, OH by Jason Daniel Myers

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Nothing ever happens in Ohio. Nothing good anyway. But the Big Bad Stuff? Happens. Every. Day. Tear out the Dark Heart of It All.
Backers: 82
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $3,671 of $1,500
Dates: Sep 21st -> Nov 4th (44 days)
Project By: Jason Daniel Myers
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Latest News

Good Night. Good Work. Most Likely Kill You in the Morning.

November 3rd - via:
I’ll try to have a more meaty “end of the campaign” update sometime tomorrow, but, in the meantime, thank you all so much for your support and enthusiasm and generosity. I owe so many people “thank you”s for so many different reasons. If... (Read More)

24 Hours Until the End of the World (or maybe just this campaign)

November 3rd - via:
A day left in the campaign, and you've unlocked a total of four stretch goals (at $1500, $3000, $3250, and $3500) Right now I'll just say that I'm very pleased. I'll save the triumphant maniacal laughter and embarrassing victory dance for later. I'm... (Read More)

Meet an Artist: Stephen D'Aurelio

November 2nd - via:
Not actually Stephen D’Aurelio. Not actually a real person. Actually art created by Stephen D’Aurelio. transition from b&w to color Here is a sneak peak and what might be my next Kickstarter project, together with Mister D’Aurelio. ... (Read More)

Meet an Artist: Scott Myers

November 1st - via:
The photo of Scott, above, was taken by me. The photos of me, below, were taken by him, and are so much better. Add $13 to your pledge for a print of this photo Scott specializes in taking black and white photos using what is, as far as I can tell,... (Read More)

Meet an Artist: Jared Myers

November 1st - via:
This is Jared Myers:  No, wait, this is Jared Myers: Okay, they both are, and he made both masks.  Jared can pretty much do anything. He’s responsible for the main art we’ve been using for the Kickstarter: Add this print to your pledge for $13... (Read More)

Meet an Artist: Tina Myers

November 1st - via:
You can commission Tina to create an original Big Trouble in Little Canton painting for the really really ridiculously good-looking price of 99 spacebucks. Tina has been in more local art shows than I can count, including one at a hookah bar.... (Read More)

Meet an Artist (and graphic designer): Sarah Lutz

October 31st - via:
You can commission Sarah to do original art.  In addition, I wanted to point out that Sarah is a central piece of Big Trouble in Little Canton, as she has graciously agreed to be the staff graphic designer. She is good. So good that, if we didn’t... (Read More)

Meet an Artist: Megan Mars (and get a limited edition Octavia print)

October 31st - via:
If you’ve not previously met Octavia, I’d like to introduce you to her now: Octavia I am fascinated by Octavia, and I never would have met her if it hadn’t been for Ohio artist Megan Mars. Octavia is generally quite a private creature, and... (Read More)

Nominate Northeast Ohio Locations to be Included in the Story!

October 30th - via:
I’m going to go ahead and optimistically assume that there’s no reason why we can’t hit the $3000 stretch goal in the next 4 days, so I’m now calling for nominations for a Northeast Ohio location to include in Big Trouble in Little Canton.... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals and One New Add-On

October 30th - via:
NEW ADD-ON:  Person of Interest – add 13 dollars or more to your pledge: The Ohio Tourism Bureau will take a special interest in you. The more you pledge, the more they will interfere in your daily existence. Frankly, I recommend that you do not... (Read More)

Please Vote For Your Favorite Artist

October 29th - via:
In addition to any art commissioned by backers, I myself will be commissioning at least one artwork. But before I do that, I need to know which artists you, the backers, are most interested in. Please take time to vote for your favorite guest... (Read More)

Please Vote For Your Favorite Guest Author

October 29th - via:
Hello, all, Please take time to vote for your favorite guest author(s) in the comments section of this update. The guest author who garners the most votes will create a minor character for Big Trouble in Little Canton.  Why does this matter? 1) It's... (Read More)

Meet an Artist: [a]thousandwords,ltd.

October 28th - via:
For the ridiculously low price of 55 dollars, you can commission photography studio [a]thousandwords,ltd. to take photos of one of the locations featured in Big Trouble in Little Canton. You'll get hi-res digital copies of the photo used to... (Read More)

Meet an Artist: Andy Hopp (also: a special offer)

October 28th - via:
 Andy Hopp is one of the featured artists on Big Trouble in Little Canton. Also, I don't want to besmirch Andy's sterling reputation as an upstanding citizen, but ANDY HOPP WILL DO ANYTHING YOU WANT HIM TO DO FOR THE LOW LOW PRICE OF SEVENTY-TWO... (Read More)

Two More Guest Authors: Frank from Slamfist Media, and Arnaud Thevenet

October 27th - via:
We now have a total of six guest authors providing stories for Postcards from the Heart of Darkness. How will this work? Anyone who chooses Postcards from the Heart of Darkness (either as part of a pledge level or as an add-on to their pledge) will... (Read More)

8x10 Art Prints

October 24th - via:
Any of the following art prints can now be purchased by adding $13 to your pledge, or $30 for 3 prints (they don't have to be 3 different ones). I'm hoping to have a few more art prints available before the end of the campaign, but we'll see how that... (Read More)

You've Got That Innsmouth Look

October 24th - via:
Okay, I promise the next update will be more on-topic, but I'm jazzed to report that my 10-stanza poem entitled "You've Got That Innsmouth Look" will be included in the prose/poetry compilation Cthulhu Haiku II, which is in it's final week of... (Read More)

Cthulhu Haiku II

October 23rd - via:
Hello, all. I'm taking a moment away from promoting Big Trouble in Little Canton to point you toward another project that makes me smile: a poem/prose collection called Cthulhu Haiku II You can find the Kickstarter here. I thought it might appeal to... (Read More)


October 17th - via:
Concerned that the big trouble that threatens Canton, Ohio might engulf the entire state, and then the world, plunging all of humanity into the endless dark? Sure, we all are. But what can you do about it?  You can spread the word. Information is... (Read More)

Guest Authors: Andrew Kozma, Daniel Hale, Ken Watson, Corey Paulus

October 15th - via:
I’m incredibly excited to announce that several guest authors will be providing stories for Postcards from the Heart of Darkness: Andrew Kozma, Daniel Hale, Ken Watson, and Corey Paulus. How will this work? Anyone who chooses Postcards from the... (Read More)


September 30th - via:
A few backers have expressed interest about adding new rewards to their pledge, but do not want to lose out on the rewards (postcards, for example) that they are already signed up for. So... I wanted to take a moment to point out the Add-On section... (Read More)

Ladies and Gentlemen, Let's Make Some Art

September 28th - via:
Art Reward Tiers are up, faithful backers. Eight incredibly talented artists, dozens of fun things to choose from, and some of them are frankly a steal. Enjoy.  (Read More)

Thank You All

September 25th - via:
As of now, we are fully funded. Huzzah! When the apocalypse comes, and you ask me for some ammo or a can of tinned peaches, I will give it gladly, even if it lowers my own chance of survival. It's going to take some time for me to do the massive art... (Read More)

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