FOIL PLATES!

FOIL PLATES!

HUGE thank you to our printer Mark Vierra for shooting this video in China for us!  We are so excited to see these epic plates in action! (Pics below) Stay tuned for more pictures of them in action! This book, itself, will be a work of art! We have been so fortunate to have our printer Mark Vierra be such an amazing artistic partner along the way! So exciting!

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Last Amazon, Tungsten, and Barcodes, Oh My!

Last Amazon, Tungsten, and Barcodes, Oh My!

We have been BUSY BUSY BUSY here at Apotheosis Studios! David and I cannot express how excited we are to FINALLY be finishing up the final draft of The Last Amazon and send our proof files to Mark Vierra, our printer extraordinaire! SO FREAKING EXCITING! We submitted our cover art to Mark today and both David and I could not be more proud of how it came out!  Here it is!

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NEAR-FINAL COVER ART!

NEAR-FINAL COVER ART!

David and I have been going back and forth both internally and with our awesome printer, Mark Vierra of onthemark.net and have near-final cover art to share! We have been working full time for over 7 months now and we are so excited to finally be able to see everything taking shape! Apparently, that feeling is contagious, because in addition to pre-orders on our website, we have recently had a folks want to upgrade their order from Standard to Special Edition, and if any other people are interested in upgrading just message us directly!

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A Symphonic Cornucopia of Art

A Symphonic Cornucopia of Art

Hey all! David and I wanted to show you some of the art we have been working on the past few weeks. We have been fleshing out our new pages and wanted to give you a little window into our world. If you ever have any questions about this or anything else please feel free to post in the comments below or message us directly! 

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The Last Amazon Expanding from 96 Pages to 128 Pages!

The Last Amazon Expanding from 96 Pages to 128 Pages!

Over the past two months as David Granjo and I (Jamison Stone) were finishing the final pages of TLA, we kept on having new ideas for really awesome art and story elements. Because of this, we constantly were asking ourselves, "Do we add these super cool new ideas to this book, or postpone them to book 2?" It was a really tough call, honestly. Every extra page costs us more money, especially with the super high-quality printing we are doing for The Last Amazon with "OnTheMark". And because we are using sewn signatures (head and tail bands, case bound) our pages come in bundles of 16 per section, so we can't just add only 1 page at a time!

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The Last Amazon Update - Printing Details Finalized!

The Last Amazon Update - Printing Details Finalized!

David and I are starting 2018 with a big update and some very exciting news! We just finalized our book specs with our printer, Mark Verria, the CEO of “Onthemark”, and sent him our down payment which secured our order, making it "official!" Yay!

Now, you might be thinking, “Finalized? What do you mean, Jamison? I thought the book specs were done before you started this Kickstarter.” And yes, they were, BUT David and I decided that The Last Amazon is too good to not be better, so we, like any sci-fi lovers, got UPGRADES!

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WE DID IT! THE LAST AMAZON KICKSTARTER $ IS HERE!

WE DID IT! THE LAST AMAZON KICKSTARTER $ IS HERE!

So, I'm sitting here listening to Ai Wo Koete (Transcending/Exceeding Love aka Suikoden III Opening Theme, because that is my life) and feeling so thankful to everyone who has allowed David Granjo and I make The Last Amazon! Words cannot express what is in our hearts, so we will endeavor to do our best to show you through our art! Although our feelings are ineffable, we wish to say one more time: THANK YOU!

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