That's a Wrap
9 months ago
– Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 07:45:57 PM
I have happy news! Everything has shipped! Everything that gets mailed has been mailed. You all should have received or will shortly be receiving your books and prints and things. Huzzah! At long last we can say that our Book 4 Kickstarter is complete.
That said, there's still some things to be done.
A few of you STILL haven't filled out your surveys so, you won't be getting your rewards until you do. We will keep an eye out for new surveys and get those fulfilled as soon as they happen.
Sometimes the mail services are not kind to their shipments. We take precautions, but nothing is ever guaranteed. We've all had a postal worker deliberately fold a stay-flat mailer stamped "do not fold" just so it'll fit in a mail box. If your rewards arrived damaged. Please contact us directly, either via DM or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We will do what we can to ensure you get undamaged goods.
What Comes Next
As many of you are aware, Volume 5 of Star Power: Star Power and the Choir of Doctor Hymn is entering its last chapter next week. It is an exciting and epic conclusion to an incredibly suspenseful adventure. This, of course, means that we will likely be Kickstarting BOOK 5 in EARLY 2019!
If you don't want to miss the next exciting installment of Star Power, you should follow us on Facebook or Twitter.
In related news, we're working hard on a distribution deal with Diamond which will, if successful, result in being able to find Star Power in comic shops across the US. If that sounds even kinda cool to you, do us a solid and definitely follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Post images of the sweet swag you've gotten. Ask your local comic shop if they've heard of Star Power or if they carry it. They won't, yet, but asking ahead of time will help convince them they should carry Star Power once they can carry Star Power.
The possibility of bringing Star Power to a wider audience has us super jazzed. However, like all things here, we can't do it without your help. Star Power lives and dies on the support of readers like you. So clap your hands Sentinels, and Star Power will continue to shine on.
And as always, thank you. You've made all this possible.
Rewards are Shipping
9 months ago
– Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 10:46:12 PM
I know this Kickstarter has dragged out far longer than we ever anticipated, but at last, here we are. We've started shipping books. There's a bunch of you fine sentients who have been so supportive of us, so it's gonna take us probably a week or so to get everything out in the mail. You should get emails with tracking information when your reward goes out.
Will Florence delay things further, you might wonder? It shouldn't. While I, myself, may be underwater, our fulfillment facility is in dry and sunny Utah, so all paper-type rewards should avoid meteorological disaster.
Thank you all again for your patience as we've navigated all these unexpected delays. I suppose after 3 quick and snappy print runs, we were bound to have one with some hiccoughs, but together we weathered the storm. Just as I will weather Florence.
I will continue updates as we reach fulfillment completion. Soon, good sentients, soon you shall have all your due rewards!
Surveys Close the 13th!
11 months ago
– Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 01:57:26 AM
I have good news at long last! The books have cleared customs! Wooooo! *throws confetti* That means that we should have books at our warehouse in a week or so and we can get down to the nitty gritty of prepping for distribution! So you know what that means?!
FINALIZE YOUR SURVEYS!
We'll be locking down the BackerKit surveys on the 13th which gives you TWO WEEKS to get your shit together and double check your mailing addresses. Or you know, fill them out, for the 22 of you who have yet to do so. Remember, we cannot send you your (physical) rewards if we do not have a mailing address.
The digital rewards will go out shortly after we close down the surveys. My apologies in not getting those out sooner, the system kinda doesn't want to send them until surveys are locked and we didn't want to lock them down until just before we were ready to ship, to help minimize delivery issues. All physical rewards should start going out shortly after we lock down the surveys. We're tentatively aiming to start (figuratively) assaulting the post office by the 20th. Now that we're at the end game (finally) we really want to get this rolling as soon as possible.
You may receive your rewards in multiple packages.
BackerKit Surveys lock down August 13th.
- If you lost your survey email you can get a new one by visiting this link.
- Digital rewards should go out almost immediately thereafter.
- Shipping should begin by August 20th.
- Your rewards may come in multiple shipments.
And as always: thank you for your endless patience and all your support. We could not do this without you and all the readers like you who love Star Power. Carry on, Sentinels.
12 months ago
– Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 10:00:19 PM
Some good news, for all of you patiently awaiting the arrival of your copies of Star Power and the Lonely War! We have acquired some advanced copies, and boy howdy do they look good.
The bulk of the order is still on its way from the printers, but we wanted to share this first look with you all. Stay tuned for more updates as new events occur.
about 1 year ago
– Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 01:07:49 AM
I was holding off on this update, hoping for better news, but all I have is something more concrete:
Star Power and the Lonely War is printed! The books are slated to board a slow boat from China (any Carmen Sandiego reference is a good one in my book) sometime next week.
There was apparently a hold up in the bindery process, which delayed production somewhat, but they are now, in fact, finished and all that is left is delivery to us and then delivery to you! The shipping to us part will probably take about 4 weeks, and then delivery to you, our fine and patient backers, should happen within a week or two after that. So, we're looking at a final delivery of sometime around the end of July.
Yes, I know, that is far longer than our initial anticipated turn around. We seem to have run into a variety of speed bumps on this particular production that we have not previously faced. Call it a learning experience. Our apologies, again, for the delays. Thank you all for being so patient and understanding. We're in the home stretch now, so bear with us just a little longer and we will have the best damn comic you ever did see in your eager hands before you know it.
Thank you again.