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I had forgotten about an old poster design…

Fittingly, I had forgotten about one old Multiplex movie poster parody from 2009 — for Memento.

So while I can’t edit the rewards description in the sidebar on the Kickstarter website, there will be FOUR, not three, movie poster parodies in the 11″x17″ mini-poster set included with the “College Dorm Pack” and anything including the “Premium Sponsor Pack” (with no difference in the pledge amounts).

That makes Memento, The Breakfast Club, and Serenity — plus an all-new parody design suggested by the Kickstarter backers.

If you’d like these posters (and a copy of Book Three, of course), please support the Multiplex: The Revenge Kickstarter project today! They will be available to non-backers after they’re shipped as rewards, but — like the book — they won’t get printed if we don’t make the goal. As of this writing, we’re at 48% with 17 days left in the funding period remaining, so with the usual boost of pledges later on in the funding period, things look pretty good — but it’s not over yet.

Don’t hesitate! I can start work on the book the SECOND the book goes over the funding goal!

Spider-Man sketch giveaway

Like the Jason sketch giveaway I announced last week, I’m giving away this Spider-Man sketch that I did at Denver Comic Con (just for fun) to one lucky Kickstarter backer OR Patreon patron.

Leave a comment here, if you’re a Kickstarter backer:

Leave a comment here, if you’re a Patreon patron:

If you’re both, leave a comment both places for two chances to win! Shipping is included anywhere in the world, and Kickstarter backers will be eligible whether or not the Multiplex: The Revenge project is successfully funded! (The winner will be selected at random at the end of the month, after Patreon’s July payments have been collected and the Kickstarter funding period has ended.)

Or just look at the pretty drawing.


Jason sketch giveaway (and a Kickstarter update)

So the Multiplex: The Revenge (Book Three) Kickstarter project has passed the $9000 mark in under three days. Because of that awesomeness, I whipped up this sketch.

I’ll be giving this sketch away to one lucky Patreon Patron OR Kickstarter Backer (at any level), shipping included — just leave a comment on the posts about this at either Patreon or Kickstarter. And if you’re both a patron AND a backer, leave a comment both places, and you can have two chances to win! (Or, you know, you can just look at the sketch. I’m flexible.)

The winner will be chosen at random at the end of the month, once the Kickstarter funding period has ended and July’s Patreon funds are collected — whether the Kickstarter project is successful or not.

(I forgot to sign it before I scanned it. Yes, I’ll sign it first.)

Leonard Nimoy (1931–2015)

I was never a huge Star Trek fan, exactly. I love some of the early episodes, and I think Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is one of the greatest science fiction movies of all time. I enjoyed Star Trek III and IV, too, for what they were. I read a bunch of the DC Comics Star Trek stuff at that time, because my brother bought them. And I watched a bit of the Next Generation and then fell off the wagon. Kirk and Spock were my Star Trek, and the Star Trek 2–4 “era” was its peak for me, warts and all, because that’s the “era” that really hooked me. And really, for me, it was all about Wrath of Khan.

In addition to playing Mr. Spock, of course, Leonard Nimoy did a lot of other things. He was on Mission: Impossible. He directed a few movies (Three Men and a Baby!). He was a photographer. He was the voice of Civilization IV. But one thing I really loved of his was Standby: Lights, Camera, Action, on Nickelodeon from 1982–1987, which provided a behind the scenes look at movies like Star Trek III, Return of the Jedi, 2010, and more. Nimoy hosted and occasionally interviewed guests like George Lucas. As a budding film nerd in the pre-Internet Dark Ages, behind the scenes specials like Standby: Lights, Camera, Action were hard to come by. I ate that show up.

Anyway, as you’re undoubtedly aware by now, Leonard Nimoy passed away on the 27th. As cartoonists do when they’re sad about these kinds of things, I drew a picture: