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Geek A Week: Year Five Two

A project in Cleveland, OH by Len Peralta
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Help artist Len Peralta create 52 brand new Geek A Week cards! Another full year! New design, new geeks!
Backers: 929
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65

Funded: $60,142 of $38,000
Dates: Jan 8th -> Feb 7th (31 days)
Project By: Len Peralta
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Latest News

20 minutes left. Geek 52 is...

February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
 Clark Gregg AKA Agent Coulson from Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.  $1000 away from reprinting season 1! Len  (Read More)

A Special Final 24 Hour Deal

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
I am currently sitting a gate in SEA-TAC waiting to get on an Air Alaska flight back home, but I've got some exciting news.  First off, it looks like as of this writing we have made our stretch goal and GEEK A WEEK WILL BE AN ACTUAL PLAYABLE GAME!... (Read More)

THE FINAL 24 HOURS!

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey gang: Here we are. We are in the final 24 hours of this campaign. I couldn't be more excited to actually be able to do this project. Thank you for all your support and pledges throughout the campaign.  To say it's been overwhelming is a great... (Read More)

$55K stretch goal: Geek a Week becomes part of Epic vs. Awesome!

February 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We are fast approaching the end of this Kickstarter project.  Just three more days left to fund.  But that doesn't mean we're done yet! First off, I'm pleased to announce two new geeks: game designer Mike Selinker and musician Kid Beyond!  Mike is... (Read More)

Add A Deck

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Many of you have been asking if you can add a second deck of Geek A Week cards onto your order.  The Answer:  YES!  If you add $20 to your order (plus $7 US/$10 International for additional shipping and handling) you can add a second deck to your... (Read More)

Geeks 47, 48 and 49 Added!

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
 Sorry for the multiple updates today, but things are moving fast and furious around here and all I'm working just as quickly to figure things out for the rest of the set.  It's still unclear whether or not all the geeks will be figured out by next... (Read More)

New Reward Added

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
On our way to the next stretch goal of $46k, I've added another reward. I have 30 copies of the MythBusters/Geek A Week cards made for Discovery Channel for The 2012 San Diego Comic Con. These sets are signed by Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman. I hope... (Read More)

What Just Happened?

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
So yeah.  In the middle of this morning's Cards Against Humanity update, before I could even finish with typing it up, the CAH reward started to go.  Three hours later, 500+ new backers and $22,000 later, I find myself fully funded and ready to... (Read More)

Cards Against Humanity + Geek A Week = <3

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to the incredibly generous Geek A Week, Max Temkin, I've just added a new reward level: CAH + GAW =<3.  At this $43 reward level, you get the Geek A Week cards, your name in the backer credits plus an entire 44 card Cards Against Humanity... (Read More)

Single Digits...In More Ways Than One...

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

New Geek Added, Updated Rewards

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
GREETINGS! I'm writing this update from the magical land of Los Angeles, California!  I am here on OFFICIAL BUSINESS for a very short trip and before you know it, I will disappear from the temperate 71 degree climate to be plunged head-first back... (Read More)

Geek 45 Added

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
I just wanted to let everyone know that I just added Geek 45 last night.  I've been wanting to add a foodie to the set for a while and she fits the bill better than anyone I can think of.  She is currently running her own project Geeky Sprinkles... (Read More)

MIDWAY POINT: New Rewards!

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all!Welcome to all the new eyes finding this project from Bonnie Burton's CNET article or from or Gemma Cox's AGR's article!  Thanks for checking the project out! There's a lot to update so here goes: As the title says, we are officially at... (Read More)

Geek-A-Week cards: Collect your favorite nerd celebs

January 21st - via: news.cnet.com
Geek elite including Steve Wozniak, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Guillermo del Toro, and Stan Lee get their own trading cards complete with stats, trivia, and quotes. The artist talks to Crave's Bonnie Burton. (Read More)

Geeks ‘R Us

January 21st - via: anythinggeekyreviewed.co.uk
Here on AGR, we’re a friendly bunch who like to help those in need – mainly this manifests itself in a Kickstarter campaign feature, we tell you who they are, why you should pay attention to the particular campaign and what they’re offering in return for your hard earned cash. (Read More)

Get Your Geek Trading Cards: Geek-a-Week is Back

January 19th - via: geekdad.com
Len Peralta is one of our favorite geeky artists working today, and he’s been making the “thousand true fans” system work for him by creating awesome geek-culture works that speak to our inner (and more importantly outer-) nerd passions. (Read More)

A Work In Progress

January 17th - via: kickstarter.com
I have started doing some interviews for the project, which means I am also working on some new art.  I feel comfortable sharing this because she is so happy with it - even at this rough stage.  This is my card of Kelly Sue DeConnick as a Mercury... (Read More)

More Stuff Added + You Can Turn These Updates Off

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Okay, first off, let me apologize for being so digitally verbose about this campaign. I had a backer take his ball and leave yesterday because he felt I was talking too much about the project. As much as i know that is part of the Kickstater game, I... (Read More)

Exclusive John Kovalic Print + Geek A Week Gloom Mini-Stretch Goal

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! First off, thanks to everyone who has backed this project so far.  I'm 25% funded one week in, which is FANTASTIC in my estimation.  We just need a little more steam-power, a shot in the arm, so to speak, And today's additions might... (Read More)

Geeks 42 and 43

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Looks like I miscounted yesterday.  I said we had 39 geeks. Turned out I had 41 geeks thus far.  So today I added geeks 42 and 43.  Almost a complete set folks. The two new geeks added today are: Jason Charles Miller You may have seen Jason in a... (Read More)

More Geeks, More Rewards (Including Uncut Sheets)

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Ok, lots to update here. So let's get to it. TWO MORE GEEKS ADDED!Hoo boy. I mentioned this on Twitter last night, but I feel it needs a proper announcement post.   Mikey Neumann Mikey and I have been running around with the same crowd for some time... (Read More)

New Reward For The VideoGame Geeks!

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
If you're a videogame geek, you may want to pay attention to this reward - just added tonight! I am offering a very rare item.  A copy of season 3 of Geek A Week - Legends of Videogames signed by every single person in the deck! Legends of... (Read More)

VandalEyes Your Deck As An Add-On + 3 New Geeks!

January 13th - via: kickstarter.com
This was me over the weekend.  In case you missed it, my Kickstarter was #Vandaleyes-d late Saturday night. I am putting the blame squarely on former Geek A Weeker Bonnie Burton and her partner in crime, new Geek A Weeker, Anne Wheaton. They will... (Read More)

Thank You! A Goal For This Week...

January 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

A Disaster Just Happened. Or Did It...?

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Due to circumstances beyond my control, someone was able to breach security at the Geek A Week processing facility, sneak in and sabatoge some early prototype decks.  I know. I'm devastated. The guilty party (or parties)  left goggly eyes all... (Read More)

Oopsie1 Add-On Clarification

January 10th - via: kickstarter.com
I made a slight error on the wording for the add-ons which has now been amended.  Digital add on's can be added at the $25 pledge level or high.  Physical add-ons, meaning anything that requires shipping can only be added at the $42 pledge level or... (Read More)

Len Peralta's Geek A Week trading card series/podcast is back

January 10th - via: observationdeck.io9.com
The format goes like this: in each podcast illustrator Len Peralta interviews a prominent geek, asks them how they want to appear on their trading card, and creates the card before the next week's interview. 52 cards, 52 weeks. To create a second season (year?) Len's turning to Kickstarter, so check out the video below featuring his adorable daughter. (Read More)

Crowdfunding a new Geek-a-Week deck

January 9th - via: boingboing.net
Len sez, "Back in 2010, I spent one year interviewing and drawing 52 geeks. I called the project Geek A Week. During that first year, I was able to interview some of the brightest luminaries in the geek world including Stan Lee, Neil Gaiman, Kevin Smith, Guillermo Del Toro even Boing Boing's own Cory Doctorow. Earlier today, I launched a new Kickstarter campaign to do it all over again." (Read More)

New Reward + New Add Ons!

January 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! I just added a new reward level to the bunch.  At the $100 level, I'l draw your D&D or RPG character!  You'll get a hi-res digital file that's ready for printing. It's also perfect for your character sheet! Check out some of the... (Read More)

First Day + New Geek Added!

January 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all! What a day!  Thanks for all your support and tweets for this project. Just a few hours in and I'm slowly inching toward this goal.  I want to mention that you can add-on the original songs being written by Mike Phirman, The Doubleclicks and... (Read More)

Help Len Peralta KickStart Geek A Week Year: Five: Two

January 8th - via: geekypleasures.com
If you are unaware of the awesome that is Geek A Week, it was a project started by Len Peralta (@LenPeralta and former Geeky Pleasures Radio Show guest) nearly four years ago (March 2010). The project consisted of a trading card, which featured a geek entertainer, released every week with an accompanying podcast with said entertainer, for a total of 52 cards. Since then, Len has had other Geek A Week projects, but they were a little more limited in scope. (Read More)

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