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Diesel Sweeties eBook-Stravaganza 3000

A project in Easthampton, MA by Richard Stevens

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Help me collect twelve years of webcomics into a complete ebook form while still keeping the files free to all.
Backers: 1520
Average Pledge Per Backer: $40

Funded: $60,209 of $3,000
Dates: Feb 8th -> Mar 9th (31 days)
Project By: Richard Stevens
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Latest News

Address Check!

June 20th - via:
Ahoy! I'm *this* close to starting to ship prints. If you're getting a print and your address has changed recently, can you message me? (via Kickstarter.) I'm just a few days away from the first hunk of prints. Lego are gonna be right after that.... (Read More)

More stuff! Making progress.

March 25th - via:
Yet another of my insane Kickstarter rewards in progress: A nice man named James pledged to get this t-shirt made. It's available on my site for a weeqk before I get it printed. It's Red Robot and Clango on a black t-shirt printed in three metallic... (Read More)

Happy Friday! Want some comics?

March 1st - via:
Hey there. I've been a little insane lately with work and personal stuff, but here are some goodies for you on this fine Pope-Free Friday. I do still owe prints and Lego sculptures to some of you. I haven't forgotten them. I'm part-way through the... (Read More)

Bacon Alert!

September 19th - via:
Hoo boy. I'm finally properly home and don't have too many crushing deadlines and will be doing the two pound bacon challenge tomorrow. I'll have at least two fellow webcomics wizards along for the ride in case something goes wrong. Executive... (Read More)

Robots: Deploy!

July 19th - via:
Hopefully you've got your USB Red Robots by now. I have a few stragglers to ship because of address problems, but otherwise they are all working their way around the globe. International orders may be a couple more weeks depending on overzealous... (Read More)

The Swarm Cometh

June 27th - via:
I'm getting pretty close to shipping the first batch of robots! Take a moment to let me know if you need an address change and have not yet. I don't want any of these USBots to get lost! Comic books and other rewards will be coming later in the... (Read More)

Begun, the Clone Wars Have

June 25th - via:
Three computers. 48 USB ports. Fingers crossed, I hope this part works!  (Read More)

Chapter Art!

June 20th - via:
I actually got to do some creative thinking today, instead of just production work. A treat! Here are the chapter art images for each year of the Kickstarter version of my ebook. (Only backers are getting the single-file, comprehensive book of all... (Read More)

Reprogramming the Horde

June 17th - via:
Behold! Ten Red Robot USB drives which have been sent to Central Command for reprogramming. (I'm testing a workflow for duplicating the books this weekend.) Good news! I am officially on the proofing stage of the main book. Diesel Sweeties comic... (Read More)

Stay on Target… Stay on Target...

May 21st - via:
Just wanted to check in and let you all know that I think I'm still on schedule for a July release of the thumb drive and main book. All the dialogue and cataloguing should be set. All 3,000 web strips are proofed, corrected and split up for book... (Read More)

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