Notes from the Manager
A couple of bits of news to talk about…
First, on the front page of the site, you'll notice a box below the Notes from the Manager saying "BE THE FIRST TO COMMENT" or "ONE COMMENT" or whatever. I've added Disqus-powered comments to the main site — so you no longer need to head over to the Multiplex Facebook page or sign into the forum to talk about the latest strip with your fellow fans. The best part is — if you already have an OpenID, Disqus, Facebook or Twitter account, you've already got an account!
But… way more importantly:
Click on over to the Multiplex Store to find out more details about the book, or to pre-order your copy today! The book has an on-sale date of September 22nd; I'll be shipping pre-orders several days in advance of that, though, so order early to get yours by the 22nd! (Hopefully.)
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Now that the Kickstarter project has ended and Multiplex: The Revenge is funded (yay!), I can open up the floor for pre-orders to non-backers via BackerKit. I’m using BackerKit instead of handling things through the Multiplex store (as I did with Book Two), because merging everything and keeping track of essentially two separate crowdfunding projects proved to be a huge headache; BackerKit streamlines that process for me tremendously.
NOT all of the Kickstarter rewards are available, and some are slightly different: i.e. you don’t get your name on the Acknowledgments page of the book, and while you can get vector portraits, I can’t promise that you’ll make it into the third book. (There is only so much room!) Some of the higher level rewards (like original comic strips) are not available, either — although if you have your heart set on one of those, just shoot me an e-mail, and we can probably figure something out.
The current stretch goal is to fund a second printing of Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show (Book One), a necessary step before I can doing a fourth printed book. The amount needed is $7500, with roughly $1,238.97 of Kickstarter’s surplus (the amount over the $24,000 funding goal) applicable toward that. Once this goal is reached, I’ll add Book One as a reward goal for ANY Kickstarter or BackerKit backers (“preorder backer,” as they call them).
I’ll put up a few more visible graphics on the site later — there’s no urgency at this time, so I won’t be bugging you guys about it often. These BackerKit pre-orders will be open for several months and only “lock” in the summer shortly before Book Three goes to press.
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