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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Joe Huth » Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:30 pm

Thanks for the interest! The book is coming along nicely. Most pictures are inserted and its been through the first round of proofreading. The cover is 90% done. Recently, we completed an interview with Jeff Osterhage from "KITT vs KARR". Right now, the book is about 530 pages. We are still aiming for a release in late July/early August. Keep checking back for updates!

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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Tbird100636 » Wed Jul 04, 2012 4:27 pm

Can't wait for this new book to come out. I have Legacy and Companion already. I'll probably buy the hardcover version.

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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by magictorch » Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:23 am

So you have both copies of same book, apart from one having more pictures

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Post by Michael Pajaro » Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:08 am

I know what you're doing magictorch. You're done here.
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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Joe Huth » Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:01 pm

UPDATE: The book is DONE! I have ordered a sample version of both the paperback and hardback versions, to make sure everything is in order. Final page count: 516. 62 ALL-NEW interviews. 70 pictures.

Pricing will be:

$39.95 - paperback
$49.95 - hardback with dust jacket

Watch for an announcement soon regarding orders!

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Post by nee716 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:36 pm

Sounds great! Can't wait

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Post by Knight Racer » Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:45 pm

Any chance we can get a pic of the cover?

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Post by Joe Huth » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:39 am

I will be posting some images very shortly - stay tuned :)
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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Pierre » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:08 am

nice do you have any update of the knight3000 manual?

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Post by KFCreator » Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:42 am

Congratulations on finishing the book, Joe! :-) I can see already that you and David have devoted an incredible amount of time and effort into making this happen and I applaud you both for it! I will definitely be ordering a copy as soon as it becomes available, probably the hardcover edition. Can't wait to see more from the book!
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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Joe Huth » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:56 pm

Sample Paperback arrived today. I'm happy with everything but the front cover....it needs tweaked....expect a release sometime next week!

Sneak peek:

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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by crashb648 » Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:13 am

Well now I'm so excited! Like REALLY EXCITED WHOOO! ooops caps.

About the only thing that I dislike is the front cover. The picture of Michael doesn't seem like the best one you could of picked. It seems a little ordinary, and with the large collection of photos in your collection, I'm sure you can pick a better quality one.

and also... WHERES KITT? I can't seem to find him on the front cover. Isn't it against the law to publish anything knight rider related without featuring KITT? :wink:

But anyways, I'm so looking forward to buying this book. Great Job Guys, a fantastic job :good:

But, one question, whats the shipping costs? I live in the UK, so any estimates will be great :)
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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Joe Huth » Sat Jul 14, 2012 6:12 am

Don't worry - I'm not happy with the front cover either. It's going to be completely reworked. Everything else turned out nice.

Regarding the picture of Michael - yes, I have tons of better ones of him, however I do not have, and cannot get, the rights to use them.

Stay tuned....will be released by the end of July.

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Post by Aydann. » Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:23 pm

Sounds Brilliant! The only worry I have is, how will fans in the United Kingdom get a copy? Any idea on shipping prices for a book that size etc?

Well Done! :D
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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Knight Racer » Sat Jul 14, 2012 6:46 pm

It appears that my credit card can't wait for that to be released either.HURRY HURRY HURRY!

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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Joe Huth » Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:58 am

Our publisher has a UK office as well, so books sold in Europe will be printed in Europe, reducing the cost and time it takes to get one to you!

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Post by crashb648 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:43 am

Oh thats fantastic news! Now, i need to give you my money... :P
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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Joe Huth » Sun Jul 22, 2012 6:49 am

Hardcover sample copy -

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The cover is undergoing a complete redesign and should be finished very soon.

I am going to sell these 2 test copies of the book for the serious collector (Paperback and Hardcover). The text inside is the final version, just the cover is different. There is only one copy of each of these books in existence! As a bonus, you will be the first to read this book, as the final version isn't released yet!

Paperback - $39.95
Hardcover - $49.95

Free US shipping. Outside US, $5

Both will be signed with a note stating they are "1 of 1" creations.

First come, first serve. PM me if interested!

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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by Joe Huth » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:23 am

The sample copies sold almost immediately - thanks to all who were interested! The new cover is being prepped for the printers. MANY thanks to Rob Ormondroyd, who designed this all-new, absolutely stunning cover!

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Hopefully, my next post is saying that the book is ready to be purchased!

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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by TONY1977 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:34 am

Amazing job here Joe. I love this last cover better. It reminds me a shot of David inside the mobile unit set, just on the opposite side of Kitt.
This is gonna be another jem for all of us. I'm dying to have my pèersonal copy.

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Post by crashb648 » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:25 pm

That is TONS better! Apart making the purple highlight at the top of the cover red, (but that's really nitpicking!) theres really nothing i would change. Great Job!

And the idea of 30 years of knight rider, with a modern day pic of David is a smart idea too ;)
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Post by PontiacGirl » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:35 pm

I can hardly stand the wait! :-) How much longer? I feel like a little kid on a road trip ... are we there yet? are we there yet?

When do I get to place my order?

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Re: Special Announcement: Coming Summer 2012...

Post by whet » Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:20 pm

I got my book Friday.
Not had chance to read it yet with working long hours..
Looking forward to starting it in a day or so..

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