Double Trouble: An Anthology of Two-Fisted Team-Ups

A project in San Diego, CA by IAMTW

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classic characters teaming up by Kevin J. Anderson, Greg Cox, Delilah S. Dawson, Nancy Holder, David Mack, Scott Sigler, and lots more!
Backers: 357
Average Pledge Per Backer: $34

Funded: $12,282 of $10,000
Dates: Sep 13th -> Oct 13th (30 days)
Project By: IAMTW
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Latest News

thank you all!!!!

October 13th - via:
Well, we didn't hit all our stretch goals, but we did hit the most important ones, which were the ones that added three authors to the table of contents. On behalf of my co-editor Jonathan Maberry, and my fellow authors, Rigel Ailur, Kevin J.... (Read More)

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October 11th - via:
Thank you all ever so much for supporting Double Trouble. It really means a lot to get this interest in the anthology, and bodes well for the future. We have a few other crowdfunds here on the Starter that Kicks that we'd like to recommend. B.W.O.P.:... (Read More)

author interview: James A. Moore

October 10th - via:
Here’s an interview with the last of our three stretch-goal authors: James A. Moore, who’s joining two pulp characters, the Moon Man and the Man in the Black Cloak. We're just $452 shy of including James's story in the anthology! James A. Moore... (Read More)

author interview: David A. McIntee

October 10th - via:
Here’s an interview with the second of our three stretch-goal authors, who just got added to the book: David A. McIntee, who’s pairing two Asian legends, Tang Sanzang, a.k.a. Tripitaka, and Emperor Taizong.  David A. McIntee has written... (Read More)


October 10th - via:
Two down! We've now hit our second stretch goal, which means that David A. McIntee will be in the book with his story pairing Teng Sanzeng, a.k.a. Tripitaka, with Emperor Taizong! We just have a couple days left, and it'd be great if we can hit more... (Read More)


October 9th - via:
I guess that means this is Sparta? Anyhow, we are now at an even 300 supporters. Thank you to all 300 of you! You're fabulous! And we're still just $392 shy of getting David A. McIntee into the book!  If there's anything y'all can do to boost the... (Read More)


October 9th - via:
Huzzah! One down! Debbie Daughetee's story of Jill Trent, Science Sleuth, meeting Fantomah and Fury is now going to be in the anthology! Yay team! Next up is to make it to $11,000 so we can also add David A. McIntee's story of Tripitaka and Emperor... (Read More)


October 8th - via:
As of midnight, Double Trouble is officially funded! It's gonna be a real thing! Yay us! And yay you! Thank you all ever so much for your support. Now you're guaranteed to get what you pledged for! Next up is to hit the stretch goals! As I type this,... (Read More)

stretch goal author interview: Debbie Daughetee

October 7th - via:
Here’s an interview with the first of our three stretch-goal authors: Debbie Daughetee, who will be pairing Jill Trent, Science Sleuth, with Fantomah. Debbie Daughetee has spent most of her career writing and producing such television shows as... (Read More)

a reminder about our cohorts, plus ALMOST FUNDED!

October 7th - via:
We just passed the $9000 threshold, so the goal is in sight! This is fabulous! Thank you all so much for your support! We're really looking forward to putting this anthology together, and it's looking very much like it'll be a reality soon! We'd also... (Read More)


October 6th - via:
I'm thrilled to see that we've reached the plateau of 250 supporters! Yay team! Thank you all so much for the support, it's greatly appreciated. We're tantalizingly close to our goal with just a week left. For those 250 of you who've supported --... (Read More)

author interview: Jennifer Brody

October 6th - via:
Here’s an interview with Jennifer Brody, who is pitting vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing against Greek legends Athena and the Medusa. Jennifer Brody, a.k.a. Vera Strange, is the Stoker-nominated author of the “Disney Chills” series, “The... (Read More)

author interview: Derek Tyler Attico

October 5th - via:
Here’s an interview with Derek Tyler Attico, who is putting together three icons: Dracula, Dr. Henry Jekyll (and his alter-ego, Mr. Edward Hyde), and John Henry. Derek Tyler Attico is a science fiction author, essayist, and photographer. He is a... (Read More)

author interview: Delilah S. Dawson

October 3rd - via:
Here’s an interview with Delilah S. Dawson, whose story pairs Jane Austen’s wild upper-class scion Lydia Bennet, youngest of the Bennet sisters from Pride and Prejudice, with Lord Ruthven, the aristocratic, charismatic vampire from John William... (Read More)

author interview: Diana Dru Botsford

October 3rd - via:
Here’s an interview with Diana Dru Botsford, who is putting three explorers together: the fictional Lemuel Gulliver and the historical figures Ernest Shackleton and Sacajawea. Diana Dru Botsford‘s work includes the critically acclaimed Stargate... (Read More)

author interview: Dayton Ward

October 1st - via:
Here’s an interview with Dayton Ward, who is pairing two characters from 1940s comics: Captain Battle and Blackout. Dayton Ward is a New York Times best-selling author or co-author of more than forty novels and novellas, often working with his... (Read More)

author interview: Maurice Broaddus

September 30th - via:
Here’s an interview with Maurice Broaddus, who is bringing together two Black pulp characters, Ace Harlem, created by John Terrell in 1947’s All-Negro Comics, and the Conjure-Man, created by Rudolph Fisher for his 1932 novel The Conjure-Man Dies.... (Read More)

author interview: David Mack

September 29th - via:
Here’s an interview with David Mack, who has paired two characters from classic literature: Prospero, the magician from William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, and Don Quixote de la Mancha, the mad adventurer from the eponymous novel by Miguel... (Read More)

author interview: Keith R.A. DeCandido

September 28th - via:
Here’s an interview with me! Yes, I’ve interviewed myself! That’s not weird at all! Anyhow, my story in the anthology will put together two African immortals, Ayesha, a.k.a. She Who Must Be Obeyed, the title character from H. Rider Haggard’s... (Read More)

author interview: Nancy Holder & Alan Philipson

September 28th - via:
Here’s an interview with Nancy Holder & Alan Philipson, who are pairing the first-ever occult detective, created by Hesketh Hesketh-Prichard for Pearson’s Magazine in the 1880s with Philipson’s creation, Mezzanotte, who debuted in the story... (Read More)

author interview: Ben H. Rome

September 28th - via:
Here’s an interview with Ben H. Rome, who is putting three figures from mythology together: the Egyptian cat god Bastet, the Norse wolf Fenrir, and the Central American god Quetzalcoatl. Among the bonuses you can get with this Kickstarter is an... (Read More)

author interview: James Reasoner

September 27th - via:
Here’s an interview with James Reasoner, who is pairing two pulp magazine characters: Stinger Seave, a hard-boiled trading ship captain from Action Stories, and Dan Fowler, a hard-nosed federal agent from G-Man magazine. James Reasoner is a... (Read More)

author interview: Greg Cox

September 27th - via:
Here’s an interview with Greg Cox, who is pairing two classic horror movies, The Brain that Wouldn’t Die and Night of the Living Dead. Remember, you can also get an audio of Greg reading his story, along with tons of other extras and add-ons!... (Read More)

author interview: Rigel Ailur

September 27th - via:
Here’s an interview with Rigel Ailur, who is pairing Marian of Sherwood, the paramour to Robin Hood in that legendary set of stories, with the historical figure of Annie Oakley, the sharpshooter who came to fame as part of Buffalo Bill’s Wild... (Read More)

new stuff! audio readings! new Tuckerizations! signed ARCs!

September 26th - via:
With sixteen days to go, we've added a whole mess of bonuses and add-ons and things.... AUDIO READINGS! Most of the authors are now offering readings of their stories! Each of the available audios can be added to your pledge as a $10 add-on, or you... (Read More)

reminder of Tuckerizations

September 24th - via:
Hey folks! Just a reminder that you can have a character named after you (or someone you care about) in one of the stories in the anthology.  The following authors are all offering this nifty bonus, and you can pledge (or alter your existing pledge)... (Read More)

exactly 40%

September 21st - via:
Numbers ending in 0 are inherently cool. Just last night, Aaron Judge hit his 60th home run, and it's been the subject of eighty billion sports stories today. Everyone made a huge fuss 22 years ago when the calendar flipped from 1999 to 2000. We pay... (Read More)

new add-on for communal support!

September 20th - via:
Hey folks! We're doing a nifty thing with two other crowdfunds by friends of ours. In addition to Double Trouble, there are two other nifty Kickstarters funding right now:  eSpec Books Fantastic Novels, featuring Phoenix Precinct by Double Trouble... (Read More)

100 backers and 30% there!

September 16th - via:
A little more than three days in, and we're at about 30% of our funding goal, and now we have exactly 100 backers! It's a fantastic start, and we're so grateful to all of you. Now let's try to get to the remaining 70%! And beyond! ---Keith R.A.... (Read More)

Kickstarter loves us!

September 15th - via:
So the fine folks here at the Starter that Kicks have dubbed Double Trouble to be a "Project We Love," which is fabulous. And we have y'all to thank. Generally, KS gives this honor to projects that have strong openings, so we owe this to you guys.... (Read More)

good first day!

September 14th - via:
We're 22 hours into this Kickstarter, and I gotta say I'm thrilled: 71 supporters and more than 20% of the way to our funding goal! Thank you all ever so much for your support, and please, tell your friends! Heck, tell your enemies!  (And remember,... (Read More)

We're live!!!

September 13th - via:
Upward and onwards!!  (Read More)

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