Dead Man's Land Graphic Novel

Raising the finance to adapt my WW2 Werewolf screenplay to a graphic novel to build a fan base and then, hopefully, take it to the big screen.
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Hi my name is Barry Duffield, I'm an actor and some of you may know me as Lugo on Spartacus: Vengeance and the up coming season: War of the Damned. What you may not know is that I am also an optioned screenwriter. 

My dream is to bring my script 'Dead Man's Land' to life in full glorious colour and eventually, via the Graphic Novel, get it onto a big screen near you.

The Walking Dead & Hell Boy are a couple of successful examples of Graphic Novels that have made it to TV and the big screen - There are many more. 

Graphic Novels are a great way for producers to visualize a story rather than just reading it on the page.


"A squad of WW2 Paratroopers, shot down behind enemy lines, are forced to stand against a pack of genetically created Nazi Werewolves before they can wreak havoc amongst the approaching Allied forces."

I need $35,000 to realise the dream of bringing this story to life and ultimately bringing it to the stores for you. This will pay for the...

* Script to Graphic Novel adaptation by LA based Steve Stern

--STEVE STERN, creator of Zen Intergalactic Ninja and author of the BEOWULF, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and WAR OF THE WORLDS Graphic Novels

"There’s never been a World War II story quite like DEAD MAN’S LAND.  What could be cooler than a bunch of courageous paratroopers in bloody combat with  a pack of genetically-altered Nazi werewolves, with the outcome of the War in the balance?  This is going to make a great graphic novel, and one hell of a film!"

[Click on the external "WEBSITE" link below  to read more about Steve Stern]

* Artist

* Colourist

* Publisher [self funded first run] 

* Promotional and point of sale Web Site

I have no doubt that each and everyone of you have a dream. I need your help to achieve mine.

If you can't help with funds please pass this forward to your friends. Your word of mouth could make all the difference.

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    The Shout-Out

    A personal shout-out on Twitter, Face Book or by email.

    38 out of 3000 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2013
  • $10USD
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    Dead Man's Land Wallpaper download

    14 out of 5000 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2013

    A copy of the Graphic Novel

    Dead Man's Land Graphic Novel signed by the author.

    100 out of 100 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $50USD
    Spartacus Lego T-Shirt

    You get a custom Lego spartacus T-Shirt. Men's or ladies with your own choice of spartacus Lego design.

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    Estimated delivery: July 2013
  • $100USD
    A copy of the Graphic Novel

    Dead Man's Land signed by the author and a Skype call to ask any questions you like.

    28 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $300USD
    Trish Milburn's Coven trilogy

    A copy of Trish Milburn's Coven trilogy & critique/edit of first 50 pages of an unpublished novel Autographed copies of the opening trilogy in the Coven series about dark witches by Trish Milburn, called "Fresh, fun and dangerous" by New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon. In addition, Milburn will critique and offer copy edits to the first 50 pages of an unpublished novel (typewritten, double-spaced).

    3 out of 10 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $1,000USD
    The series of Graphic Novels.

    All issues of Dead Man's Land signed by the author. This could be x four. An autographed Dead Man's Land Poster.

    4 out of 30 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
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    Poster size front cover

    Poster size print of DML front cover signed by the author and the artist.

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    Estimated delivery: January 2014
  • $3,000USD
    Spartacus: Vengeance Blu Ray

    The Vengeance Blu Ray autographed by the main cast members. A Spartacus "Lego" T-Shirt. The 1st issue of Dead Man's Land, autographed. Dead Man's Land autographed poster.

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    Estimated delivery: June 2013
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