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Dumbing of Age: Eighth Book Collection

A project in Columbus, OH by David Willis

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Dumbing of Age is a webcomic about college and making bad self-actualization choices.
Backers: 1046
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $56,970 of $22,000
Dates: Mar 10th -> Apr 9th (30 days)
Project By: David Willis
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Latest News

It's over, finished!

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to everyone who pledged!  We're actually up a few dozen pledges versus last year, so that's pretty neat!  Now we all get to take a breather.  Well, okay, y'all do, I gotta finish putting this book together.  And then the PDFs happen and... (Read More)

$55k reached! OTHER RACHEL magnet unlocked!

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
And with seven hours to spare! Everyone will, no doubt, now rush to pledge for the OTHER RACHEL magnet tier!  And, obviously, there is also now a RACHEL AND OTHER RACHEL magnet tier, where you can get both Rachels!  Together!  I anticipate your... (Read More)

The full cover.

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Jeph sent me his foreword, I finished the Joyce/Walky art, I rendered a new ISBN barcode, we're good.  We're good. 8 hours to go!  (Read More)

Full cover mockup

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
There's 14 hours to go!  Here's a mockup of the full cover (front and back) as I continue to put this thing together.  Still gotta render the ISBN barcode, finish the art of Walky and Joyce on the back, and then remind Jeph about that foreword I... (Read More)

Final magnet news!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We've got 28 hours left before the Kickstarter comes to its end, but we have one more magnet left to unlock!  Other Rachel drops at $55k, and we're about $2700 from there right now.  We'll probably make it???  The last day is usually pretty big.... (Read More)

Three days left!

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's a roundup of all the magnets unlocked so far.  And Other Rachel appears at $55k!   We're in the home stretch!  (Read More)


April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
No, we're not quite to $50K, but it's my birthday today, and my birthday present to myself is getting to market Free Dorothy Magnets for an extra day or few.  Maybe next year I'll bump the free magnet tip-over to $45K to better maximize timing on... (Read More)


March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We've hit $45K!  WALKy is unlocked!  Go find the WALKY MAGNET tier if you want just her, or consider her for your PICK THREE or PICK FIVE MAGNETS tiers!  And, of course, if you got COMPLETE MAGNET POWER, she is added to your pile. I've also added... (Read More)


March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Surprise magnet JASON is unlocked!  Go find the JASON MAGNET tier if you want just him, or consider him for your PICK THREE or PICK FIVE MAGNETS tiers!  And, of course, if you got COMPLETE MAGNET POWER, Jason is added to your pile. Also, there's... (Read More)


March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
RACHEL is unlocked!  Go find the RACHEL MAGNET tier if you want just her, or consider her for your PICK THREE or PICK FIVE MAGNETS tiers!  And, of course, if you got COMPLETE MAGNET POWER, she is added to your pile. Also, there's now the new... (Read More)


March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
A new thing we're trying out this year are the DIGITAL PLUS MAGNET and the DIGITAL COMPLETE PLUS MAGNET tiers!  If you've ever wanted just a PDF instead of a book, but you also wanted a magnet, your time has finally come!   After the campaign ends... (Read More)

FAZ and NASH magnets unlocked!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it!  Here are NASH -- everyone's favorite screwball over at Forest Quad -- and FAZ -- nobody's favorite Amber's little brother.   You can pledge for them all by themselves, or you can grab either of the PICK THREE or PICK FIVE MAGNETS tiers... (Read More)


March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
When evil is afoot, Amazi-Girl strikes!  Also, if there's some good fanfiction, she's up for that, too. This Amazi-Girl magnet is entirely new art which I drew, like, yesterday!  You can go pledge for it to come along with your book, you can keep... (Read More)

$30K surpassed! Weekend strip updates refreshed for another year!

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
What the title says.  We keep Saturday and Sunday strip updates going!  Thank you! Next stretch goal is unlocking FAZ and NASH magnets at $35K.  See y'all there.    (Read More)

Did something with the bad EXTRA! tier description.

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Since the $30 EXTRA tier said Book 7 on it instead of Book 8, I've closed that tier while duplicating it with the proper description.  Everyone who pledged for the original version is still pledged, it's just not viewable since it's closed.  Just... (Read More)

CARLA AND DINA magnets unlocked!

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We've hit $25K, so here's two more magnets for you to peruse!  It's DINOBOT DINA and JUDGYFACE CARLA!.  You can pledge for either, you can pledge for both, or you can aim for the PICK THREE or PICK FIVE MAGNETS tiers and select them on your... (Read More)

Hooray, we're funded!

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
I just woke up from a Nyquil coma and found that we were a few hundred past $22k, our funding goal!  Hooray!  Oh jeez, thank you, everyone!  Every year, I freak out at launch, and every year, everyone's still here.  Thank you again for that. The... (Read More)

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