Lon Chaney - Outside The Law (1920) Crime Novel Restoration/Reprint.

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Lon Chaney - Outside The Law (1920) Crime Novel Restoration/Reprint.

Unread post by Darren Nemeth » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:56 pm

Bring the rare pulp novel Outside The Law starring Priscilla Dean, Lon Chaney and Wheeler Oakman back into print. Restored into a new edition!

This quick moving crime thriller was published in 1926 in time for the movie's re-release, not long after the debut of The Phantom Of The Opera, and it greatly expands on the plot of the film. Scenes that are brief in the movie are fleshed out with more detail, the motives of the characters are clearer (Ah Wing too!), main characters have a back story, and Lon Chaney's Black Mike Silva meets a much more grisly demise at the end that would not have passed the censors!

This Kickstarter is for the funding of at leas 100 books. Over 140 pages.

Campaign ends in 28 days, Tuesday, October 22.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/12 ... el-reprint

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Unread post by Darren Nemeth » Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:00 pm

54% funded in less than four days!!!

Thank you all for helping spread the word about this crowdfunder!

Tonight's Kickstarter update details the backstory of Lon Chaney's Black Mike Silva. The majority of it was not covered in the film or was cut out of it for the 1926 re-release.

Black Mike Silva's Back Story
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/12 ... ts/2637265

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Unread post by boblipton » Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:37 pm

Congratulations on getting enough money pledged, Darren. There’s still time for more Nitratevillsind to reserve a copy, or just throw in a few dollars to show your approval.

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Unread post by Darren Nemeth » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:53 am

boblipton wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:37 pm
Congratulations on getting enough money pledged, Darren. There’s still time for more Nitratevillsind to reserve a copy, or just throw in a few dollars to show your approval.

Bob
Thank you.

There will be Kickstarters for more of this type of the stuff in the next year.

Funded in a week and a half! Amazing.
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Unread post by Darren Nemeth » Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:26 am

Funded in a week and a half!!

Thank you very much.

The rare Outside The Law crime pulp novel/tie-in will be back in print for the first time in over nine decades!!

If it had not been for you this would not have happened.

These books will all ship more than a month before Christmas too!

The print run will not likely be more than 120-140 books.

Read as Lon Chaney's Black Mike Silva character meets a much more gruesome demise than in the movie!

See more expanded scenes!

Marvel
at character's backstories and motivations!!

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Unread post by Hamilton's Grandson » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:28 am

Congrats Darren. Looking forward to it.....
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Unread post by Mark Zimmer » Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:41 am

A nifty project! I'm in.

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Unread post by Darren Nemeth » Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:19 am

Mark Zimmer wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:41 am
A nifty project! I'm in.
Thank you! :D

Every pledge counts.

It needs $300 more to break even. Some things were left out of the project goal total in case the funding did not go up that high. For instance the Scotch Roman font costs $75.

Please share this campaign with your friends and relevant forums and groups to get the word out about the Outside The Law crime novel!
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Lon Chaney "Outside The Law" Kickstarter. Ends October 22nd.
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Unread post by Darren Nemeth » Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:22 am

The latest Outside The Law update!!; Color letters or black and white?

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/12 ... ts/2646683

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Unread post by Hamilton's Grandson » Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:27 am

I like the cover to the right with yellow lettering. Back cover black and white looks good.

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Unread post by MaryGH » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:43 am

I like the cover on the right, the yellow lettering really stands out.

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Unread post by Mark Zimmer » Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:21 pm

As I commented on the Kickstarter update, my take is yellow on the title and the cast, but the other parts are too hard to read in yellow and I'd keep them in white for legibility.

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Unread post by Darren Nemeth » Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:19 pm

I ordered a proof where 1/3 of the text is yellow, the other 1/3 is 60% yellow and the rest black and white. It should arrive by the end of the week.
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Unread post by Darren Nemeth » Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:39 pm

Stretch Goal Announced.

If the pledge total reaches $2,200 another rare book reprint will be included with Outside The Law; Fritz to the Front.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/12 ... ts/2651857

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