Books Are Shipping!!!

Books Are Shipping!!!

So far, all USA domestic backers (who answered the survey) have had their books shipped! International orders are next, and all should be out by next week! After backers who answered the survey have books shipped to them, I will reach out individually to folks who did not answer the survey (and then I will do website orders.) If you have not yet answered the Kickstarter survey but are reading this, please tell us your address so we can ship you your books asap!

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Books Have Arrived!

Books Have Arrived!

Thrilled to announce that our shipment of The Last Amazon books, posters, and prints have arrived! Now that they are all here, it's time to sign and ship them out to YOU! Starting tomorrow, I will be signing books and shipping, so there will be books everywhere! I'll take more pictures as I begin signing and shipping! So exciting! 

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Shipping Dates! Finally!

Shipping Dates! Finally!

Great news! We will receive the books here in Colorado on January 30th. From there we will be signing and shipping each and every book out to you all individually which will obviously take some time, too. Although I am not sure as to how many books I can personally sign and ship out in a single day, my guess is that it will take me two to three weeks to get all the books out, meaning you should get your books by mid-February or early March!

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Shipping Update and Prints

Shipping Update and Prints

For the past 5ish months, I've been in near constant contact with our overseas printer and I am amazed at how many times they keep pushing back our delivery date. Despite this, the books, posters, and prints are all done and waiting to be shipped--and look amazing. I'm told I should get final overseas shipping info next week. So, that's really good news! 

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Physical Press Proofs, Paris Comic Con, and Patreon!

Physical Press Proofs, Paris Comic Con, and Patreon!

Paris Comic Con was a BLAST! As you can see, Paula (David's wife) and I are sporting official The Last Amazon cosplay suits! We had a truly wonderful time promoting Last Amazon in Paris. People really enjoyed the book and I know you all will feel the same. We have put so much heart and love into this epic graphic novel, and when you hold it in your hands, I know you will feel how passionate we are about this project and our growing studio!

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! - TLA Press Release!

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! - TLA Press Release!

If any of you awesome community members have any press connections or media outlets, please send them our press release to help spread the word! We also have many additional promotional media images available which I am happy to send via email (my email is on the press release, just have them drop me a line!) Additionally, please let your connections know The Last Amazon Team and I are available for interviews, as well. How exciting!

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Colorado Springs ComicCon

Colorado Springs ComicCon

Just got back from Colorado Springs Comic Con. I had an absolutely amazing time meeting so many fellow fantasy/sci-fi fans and fellow readers and cosplayers! This was my first time at CSCC and it was so wonderful bringing Rune of the ApprenticeThe Last Amazon, and Shadow of the Moon to so many new friends and fellow fans!

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VIDEO OF FOIL COVERS!

VIDEO OF FOIL COVERS!

Alright TLA team, very exciting news! Mark Vierra, our printer, made an exclusive video for us of our foil press proofs in China! So exciting! Words truly cannot describe how David and I feel about this project--and all of you!  As a writer, I am rarely speechless, but seeing this book come to life is powerful in ways I cannot describe!

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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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