What Are Kickstarter Rewards?

Rewards are the heart of the Kickstarter campaign.  While some backers pledge support because they want to contribute to a great project or just like to help small businesses get started, most Kickstarter backers want one of the tangible rewards as well. 

Here's a sample set of rewards, from a campaign to produce a graphic novel:

  1. $1 or more: receive the author's heartfelt thanks! 
  2. $5 or more: a digital version of Issue #1 of the graphic novel (PDF format.)
  3. $12 + shipping: the digital version, plus a paperback copy of Issue #1 (discounted from the MSRP.)
  4. $25 + shipping: the digital version, plus a limited edition hardcover copy of Issue #1.
  5. $40 or more: the hardcover Issue #1, the digital version, and a metal officer's insignia pin matching that worn by Captain Norris in the graphic novel.
  6. $75 or more: all previous rewards, plus the original artwork from a panel in the graphic novel.  (Limited to 20 backers.)
  7. $100 or more: the hardcover issue, the digital version, metal officer's pin, and one of the supporting characters will be named after you!  (Limited to 10 backers.)
  8. $250 or more: the hardcover issue, the digital version, metal officer's pin, and one of the main characters will be named after you.  You'll also get to work with the artist on the appearance of that character.  (Limited to 4 backers.)
  9. $500 or more: the hardcover issue, digital version, officer's pin, and receive the original 15" x 24" painting of the Issue #1 cover art.

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