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THE FIRST TWO DAYS ARE CRITICAL
We want to get The O.Z. in front of as many readers as possible, so the first 48 hours of our campaign critical — we will be placed in Kickstarter's algorithm based on how many backers we get in our first two days. ANY dollar amount counts — we'll be offering special early bird discount tiers in the first two days to make it worth your while to sign up early! (And feel free to also share the Kickstarter link on social media, and to any friends or family you think might be interested in our series!)
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YOU ARE NOT CHARGED UNTIL THE CAMPAIGN ENDS
During our last campaign, we heard from several backers that they had to wait to back the campaign until payday or rent — to clarify, your credit card will NOT be charged until the Kickstarter campaign ends on Wednesday, September 15. So if you see a reward that you're interested in, feel free to pledge early!
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MISSED THE O.Z.'S LAST KICKSTARTER? WE'LL CATCH YOU UP
We are dedicated to making sure The O.Z. remains accessible to everyone — so if you missed our first campaign, we will have print AND digital catchup tiers for both issues, including a 48-hour early bird discount for print copies of Issues #1 and #2! Additionally, if you're a collector, we will also be offering reward tiers with all FIVE covers from Issue #1 plus all FOUR covers from Issue #2!
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CAN I BUY ANY INDIVIDUAL ITEMS/STRETCH GOALS OUTSIDE OF A BUNDLED SET?
If you've already purchased books like Spencer & Locke, Spencer & Locke 2, and Going to the Chapel, we will also be allowing backers to purchase add-on items via BackerKit after the campaign ends, including the trade paperback collections for Scout's Honor and the Nightmare Theater Horror Anthology, as well as our Flying Monkey Squadron stickers and enamel pins from our previous campaign. Any future stretch goals we hit during the campaign will also be available as an add-on purchase via BackerKit.
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WILL THE O.Z. BE RELEASED THROUGH A PUBLISHER LATER? WHAT ABOUT A TRADE COLLECTION?
We have no current plans at this time to release The O.Z. through any outside publishers — the Kickstarter community believed in our series, and we are committed to honoring that trust and releasing the entire series through that platform before we would consider any other avenues. As far as a collected edition, that's a decision we haven't made yet, but will revisit once the series is fully produced. But if you're waiting for the trade or a Direct Market release, you... might be waiting for awhile. ;-)
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Beyond that, you can feel free to sign up for The O.Z.'s prelaunch page at bit.ly/TheOZComic2 — if you click "Notify Me at Launch," you will get an email when our campaign launches Monday morning.
Thank you as always to all of our Yellow Brick Road Warriors for your tireless and passionate support — we think you'll be blown away when you see what we've got in store for Round Two!