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Heroes Unleashed Phase I - 5 authors, 5 superhero novels!

A project in Harvest, AL by Russell Newquist
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A massive shared universe of superheroes in novel form, from the best up-and-coming young authors of our time!
Backers: 69
Average Pledge Per Backer: $35

Funded: $2,420 of $1,000
Dates: Aug 21st -> Sep 11th (21 days)
Project By: Russell Newquist
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Latest News

22 Hours to go!

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much to everyone who has supported us this far! We're down to the final homeward stretch, so don't forget to spread the word and tell all your friends!  (Read More)

Sample Chapter: Atlantean Archons: Apprentice Chapter 1

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Kickstarter Spotlight:

August 30th - via: geeksofdoom.com
Shared universes in literature and movies are an awesome idea, and when all creators involved are passionate about their individual projects as well as the larger universe itself, amazing things can be accomplished. Just look at what Marvel and Disney have done with their cinematic universe. Silver Empire  (Read More)

Day 9 update

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We're not even halfway finished with the Heroes Unleashed Kickstarter campaign, but we already had someone reach out to us expressing interest in helping us produce Heroes Unleashed graphic novels. Wow - that's kind of amazing!¬† I'm not sure if this... (Read More)

Day 7 update

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
I mentioned that we have some awesome authors joining us in Phase II. And this one is a bit crazy... crazy AWESOME, that is! A little while back we opened submissions on the Silver Empire site for science fiction novels. We got a number of... (Read More)

Day 5 update

August 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We're sitting high at 191% of our goal, and we still have more than 2/3 of the campaign to go! We can't thank you all enough for your amazing support. Today we'd like to talk a little bit about where Heroes Unleashed goes from here. Because in... (Read More)

Day 4 update

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
4 days in and we're at 165% of our goal and nearly to 50 backers. That's pretty nice! How would y'all like to get some extra artwork as a thank you? Here are some pieces of The Triumvirate - Achilles, Pendragon, and The Banshee - along with some... (Read More)

Black Fin Barbarian Shark

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Do you love the artwork in our campaign? Then you should check out our artist, Andy Duggan - and his own campaign, which ends TOMORROW!Black Fin Barbarian Shark. Because barbarians and sharks. That's just awesome! Go check him out!  (Read More)

Day 3 Update - fan art already? WOW!

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We're only three days into our Kickstarter campaign and we already have fan art for Heroes Unleashed! Wow! First up is this amazing piece of The Banshee. Amazing! Fan art of The Banshee ¬†Next up we have this one of The Triumvirate - Achilles, The... (Read More)

New Sample Chapter posted!

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to Angeline for pushing us over the $1500 mark! Chapter 1 of the Phoenix Ring has been posted for backers!  (Read More)

The Phoenix Ring Chapter 1 - by Jon Mollison

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
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Day 2 Update

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Holy smokes! 1 day in and we're already at 150% of our goal! Y'all are so amazing for helping us get to this point, and we can't thank all of you enough!Today we have a podcast that my wife Morgon, author of the first Heroes Unleashed book Heroes... (Read More)

Read chapter 1 of Hollow City by Kai Wai Cheah!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
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Fully funded in 11 hours!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much to all of our backers! We love you all! Onward to Stretch Goal #1!  (Read More)

Halfway there in 2.5 hours!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
And, as promised, we just published chapter 1 of Gemini Warrior by J.D. Cowan for our backers! Want to read it? Make a pledge now and get instant access!  (Read More)

Gemini Warrior - Chapter 1!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
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Read the first 100 pages of Heroes Unleashed!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
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Read the prologue FREE!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
RAGE -- Goddess, sing the rage of Peleus' son Achilles... Read "The Rage of Achilles," the prologue for the first Heroes Unleashed novel, Serenity City: Heroes Fall, absolutely free! Download the PDF now!  (Read More)

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