Today's teaser image from American Bibliodeck, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Edition. Woo-hoo!
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Thing is, along the way to our next comic, we made an observation. And that observation turned into an idea. And that idea became a project. And that project is seeking funding from the crowd on Kickstarter.
It’s like the Kingdom that was lost for want of a nail, except in reverse and it’s totally an Oz-themed Tarot Deck.
Check it out: we got 19 of our graphic novel colleagues to agree to illustrate a full color 78-card tarot deck with scenes and characters from all the Oz books. We take our love of art and storytelling, wed it with the symbolism and wisdom of the tarot, and Boom: the Ultimate Choose-Your-Own-Adventure.
Like I said, we’ve chosen to crowd-fund this project, and we’re nearly there. In the final days of the fund-raising, though, we wanted to be sure to reach out to everyone and get you hep to the chance to help out. There’s even a gorgeous deck of cards in it for you if pledge at a certain level.
Speaking of the levels, there’s one or two that might interest people living in the L.A. area. We’re having a Deck Party over a comic book store, and also a Day with the Creators at Disneyland. Just look for the “GLINDA’S PARTY” and “RETURN TO OZ” levels. Those also come with decks and some other cool stuff.
There's levels for people in the Bay Area, too. Dinner with us, a party at Illusive Comics & Games with a lot of the artists. Those also come with decks and cool stuff. Look up "DAINTY CHINA COUNTRY" AND "OZMA'S BIRTHDAY PARTY" levels.
Oh and hey, there’s also add-ons. Tack an extra $3- $15 onto your pledge to get things like stickers or our commentary on the Wizard of Oz film, while we're well as imbibing.
I do hope you’ll give our project a look, or at least pass it along to anyone you think might be interested: comic book fans, Oz groupies, card collectors, passing wizards, sentient frogs, whomever. We don’t judge who your friends are, and we think the deck has a lot of appeal.
It’s called “The Shadow of Oz.”
Amazing, we're quite nearly at 70% Funding of our Shadow of Oz Kickstarter!!!
Today's level of discussion takes place down in the LA Area.
GLINDA'S PARTY: Receive Dorothy's Delight Level, plus Strength and Courage Level, and be invited to the Exclusive Celebration to be held at a comic book store in the Los Angeles area, where you will receive one uncut sheet of all the tarot cards, signed by many Bay Area Shadow of Oz artists. You can have your tarot read by a practiced tarot reader. You will also meet the Illogical Associates and meet at least one of the artists who worked on this deck, along with getting your deck autographed. (You are responsible for your own travel.)
Which means you'll receive:
- A Thank You on our website
- A digital copy of Dorothy #1
- A digital .pdf of all 78 cards
- An 8x10" color limited edition print
- Receive one copy of The Shadow of Oz Tarot Deck in a hinged Cherry Wood Box engraved with the design of the back of our deck, as well as the Yellow Brick Road Level
- One Uncut Sheet of all the Tarot Cards
- Attend our Exclusive Release party at a comic book store in the LA Area (we're deciding between two)
- Have your Tarot read at the party
- Meet at least one of the artists on the deck and his autograph for your deck, uncut sheet, or whatever else you might want autographed! AND, since this party will take place after Ozma's Party (where we'll have a LOT of the artists), your items will come autographed by them, too!
This is a very limited level, so jump and grab one while you can! If you don't back at this level, you won't get to party with the artists and us!
No matter which level you choose, you can always increase the funding you want to back with and get some awesome Add Ons!
4 days left, so please share all over Facebook and Twitter about it!