High-octane graphic novel “HIRO: Blood of the Patriots” now live on Indiegogo

On Tuesday, the crowdfunding campaign for new graphic novel HIRO: Blood of the Patriots launched on Indiegogo. Written by “Macho Dan” and featuring artwork by “Muttman” Jason, HIRO is a 48-page action adventure story inspired by high-octane films of the 80s and 90s and set during the future events of World War 3.

Here’s a plot summary taken from the HIRO Indiegogo page:

“War has changed the way we live. The Red Threat has backed America into a corner. without a solution, America will soon be under the rule of the worlds most ruthless superpower. HIRO is the solution we need. When a soldier dies his fight is not over, HIRO or “Hardware Integrated Reanimation Ordinance” is an A.I. controlled Robotic pack that can reanimate the dead.  This is not a zombie book, HIRO turns fallen warriors into undead super soldiers! In this graphic novel, we will follow HIRO, his creator, and his team on an action-packed, military, sci-fi adventure. If you are a fan of DeathLok, Captain America, and Universal Soldier, you’ll Love HIRO!”

Backers can get a digital version of HIRO for $5, while physical copies of the book (all signed) start at $15. There are several backer tiers if you want to spend more for some HIRO swag, including a poster, sticker, patch, extra copies of the book, and the chance to have your likeness drawn into the final book. There is also a $50 tier which gets you a copy of HIRO (plus stickers) while sending four copies of the book to U.S. service members.

Interested? You can check out some sample artwork below or visit the full HIRO: Blood of the Patriots Indiegogo page here.

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