Merchants of the Dark Road

The Fall of Max Atom

A project in Effort, PA by Jim Kern

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When the man inside the suit breaks; can he still be the hero?
Backers: 42
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $936 of $4,500
Dates: Nov 1st -> Dec 4th (34 days)
Project By: Jim Kern
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Latest News

Preview page from the comic

November 11th - via:
Today we've added a 5th page preview from the first issue of one of the quieter moments from the issue... The Fall of Max Atom preview  (Read More)

Facebook & Tumblr Rewards!

November 7th - via:
Backers who also follow Max Atom on Facebook OR Tumblr can receive a signed Scarlet Shade 8”x11” enlarged trading card print! Here is how to gain the limited piece which will not be available anywhere else or other way:  1. Pledge $10 or higher... (Read More)

Covers Revealed!

November 6th - via:
Today we've added pictures of the covers which will be used for the comic.  Cheers & enjoy! Cover for the first issue of Max Atom Alternate Cover for the first issue  (Read More)


November 3rd - via:
Help spread the word and receive a signed Max Atom 8”x11” enlarged trading card print! Here is how to gain the limited piece which will not be available anywhere else: 1. Pledge $10 or higher to the Max Atom kickstarter.  2. Recommend a friend... (Read More)

We'll draw your comic tier added!

November 3rd - via:
We've lowered the price of the $150 custom art tier down to $125 and a new tier in its place. Now is your chance to get a one page comic drawn by us and written by YOU!  The page will be drawn and done in the same way we are making the book.  It... (Read More)

Early Backer Sketch Cards!

November 3rd - via:
First off, a huge thank you to everyone that has helped us so far.  We are humbled and greatly appreciate by your support.  Together we will make this happen!  Which brings us to today... As a token of our appreciation, Jim will create sketch... (Read More)

Witness The Fall Of A Hero In Max Atom

November 3rd - via:
A couple years back I was watching the Micheal Douglas movie Falling Down and thought what if this happened to a Super Hero. What would it be like for one to fall down with that much power? This is where the basis for the story was formed. Now making a great hero break is no easy task. When your a super hero you’ve seen allot. It would take more than the death of a friend or family member or an even the Apocalypse to fully destroy the will of a hero because… that is apart of what makes them a hero in the first place. (Read More)

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