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Hi !!

I thought maybe you'd entertain talking about a book that is actually going to come out?
Or at least follow and see how it's done successfully? :lol:

I'm working on a new Illustrated Guide to KISS...
I'll keep the exact detailed content somewhat shrouded in mystery for the moment, but one hint: No, the focus won't be Japan.
:)

If you are on this horrible thing called Facebook, that is the page to like, share, and follow.
https://www.facebook.com/Kissinjapan-Th ... 2942832643
There will be UPDATES and some cool stuff will be shared until the book is published.
It is NOT out, or ready, or on sale YET. I'm working on it! And today that's what I wanted to let you know.
Please spread the word, I hope I can count on your support.
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Support granted!
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I've loved Alain's books so much I've kept them in the original packaging complete with Japanese postage stamps. It's like a brown cardboard obi!
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If it’s half as good as your other books I’m sure this one will be magical (sorry I couldn’t resist....lol). Looking forward to it!
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mbrunn wrote: Mon Jul 12, 2021 8:59 am If it’s half as good as your other books I’m sure this one will be magical (sorry I couldn’t resist....lol). Looking forward to it!
It only took the third post! :lol:
This one may actually be the BEST to date!
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I'm certainly interested. I trust you will have an interesting angle or theme to it.
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I have a million dollars to invest in something like this....since i got my refund from Ross the other day. I bought a million dollars worth of books from him when Magic first went on sale....but after the Labor board went after Ross because they found out that Ross was employing under age kids (his two kids) to work on the book, someone turned him in. Once i found out about it...i put in for a refund and whadaya know?? A million dollars showed up in my paypal account and now i'm eager to invest it into another sinking ship (i'm kidding...about the sinking ship part)...but i'll look into your project and if you need investors and your book seems legit, you'll be hearing from me...or my accountant ;)
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Looking forward to this one!
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-- Proceed!
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My favorite part of this is where you are asking people who sent photos to Ros to send them to you also.

At least this way they'll be seen.

Very interested and you have my Facebook follow.
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Great news Alain, count me in, I’ll definitely buy a copy.
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Definitely interested in this
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Sounds awesome!!
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Love the book I got from you, definitely interested...it's nice to know that this one will actually come out lol.
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Sounds great
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I have a feeling this project will feature many updates, transparency, great customer service, etc. Something Ros has failed to deliver on (not to mention the book). Looking forward to this.

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Ready to order..
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I’m in!!! Love all your books/mags.
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I'll definitely order, I loved your other books
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Thank you, everyone!
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Terry Zeppelin wrote: Mon Jul 12, 2021 10:08 am I have a million dollars to invest in something like this....since i got my refund from Ross the other day. I bought a million dollars worth of books from him when Magic first went on sale....but after the Labor board went after Ross because they found out that Ross was employing under age kids (his two kids) to work on the book, someone turned him in. Once i found out about it...i put in for a refund and whadaya know?? A million dollars showed up in my paypal account and now i'm eager to invest it into another sinking ship (i'm kidding...about the sinking ship part)...but i'll look into your project and if you need investors and your book seems legit, you'll be hearing from me...or my accountant ;)
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Definitely looking forward to this
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Me too.
I am beyond excited of the stuff I discovered -- just yesterday --in the archives of Shinko Music.
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This is great news....I'm 100 percent in. Love your books...always love the detail and quality.
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** IF YOU CONTACTED ME ABOUT SENDING SCANS OR ABOUT KISS in japan shipping, please check your spam folder.
I have responded but haven't heard back from you.
Worst case, PM me here! thanks **
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I'm bumping this because it really is worth it!!
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100% in! 👍👍👍🤘🤘🤘
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I'm in!
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Can this book be shipped to the USA?
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Looking forward to it. You actually deliver on your promise. I ordered the first edition Japan book and it was smooth dealing with you.
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thundergod76 wrote: Wed Jul 14, 2021 11:17 am Can this book be shipped to the USA?
Unless the unpredictable, like a covid-20 showing up, it should be fine.
Japan Post resumed quasi-normal service on June 1 to the US. South America is still a no, sadly, from Japan.

Thank you everyone, for the support.
Kindly help spread the good word wherever you can. :D
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Sounds great, you have my support as I have enjoyed the previous books you put out!
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AllCanadianMan wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:06 pm Sounds great, you have my support as I have enjoyed the previous books you put out!
You won’t be disappointed!
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Can you mention if it's mainly centered on the classic 1973 - 83 period of the bands history or covering all era's?
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kiss-1976 wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:54 pm Can you mention if it's mainly centered on the classic 1973 - 83 period of the bands history or covering all era's?
This one is mainly on THE classic period, as you describe it.
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Since the August shipping has once again been delayed with the "other" book, this is something to look forward to.
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No drama to report.
Making great progress.
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Great to hear! Your books are all great and the Kiss fans can really trust you.

By the way,
Another "author" is "still working"

Two days ago:

"Still hoping to ship in Mid August?"
"Still more work to do."
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Look forward to this. An honest Kiss fan who has delivered with quality product on previous occasions. I'm in!
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balish wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:14 am
kiss-1976 wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:54 pm Can you mention if it's mainly centered on the classic 1973 - 83 period of the bands history or covering all era's?
This one is mainly on THE classic period, as you describe it.
Nice. That would be a really good idea for a KISS book; a full on focus exclusively on the period of 1973 to 1983. I’m surprised no one has thought of that, or actually done that yet? :scratch:
Best of luck to balish, he’ll be the man to deliver. Sounds like an interesting project. :salut:
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Phyllis Simmons wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:41 pm
balish wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:14 am
kiss-1976 wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 8:54 pm Can you mention if it's mainly centered on the classic 1973 - 83 period of the bands history or covering all era's?
This one is mainly on THE classic period, as you describe it.
Nice. That would be a really good idea for a KISS book; a full on focus exclusively on the period of 1973 to 1983. I’m surprised no one has thought of that, or actually done that yet? :scratch:
:lol: :lol:

Best of luck to balish, he’ll be the man to deliver. Sounds like an interesting project. :salut:
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balish wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:05 am No drama to report.
Making great progress.
BOOOOO!!

Come on man ya gotta give us something

Cat peed on your keyboard / whatever :D


Good luck man!
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I'm up for a new book. I'd still like to see the book by Kiss's bodyguard.
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Erwin wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:41 am
balish wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:05 am No drama to report.
Making great progress.
BOOOOO!!

Come on man ya gotta give us something

Cat peed on your keyboard / whatever :D


Good luck man!
:lol: :lol:
Give you something?
I’ll give you the book you’ve always wanted to have — in your hands! Soon!

I’ll leave the drama and histrionic attitude to the attention-getting sociopaths “entertainers” out there.
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Show ‘em how real books get made! 😎
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balish wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:58 pm
Erwin wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:41 am
balish wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 4:05 am No drama to report.
Making great progress.
BOOOOO!!

Come on man ya gotta give us something

Cat peed on your keyboard / whatever :D


Good luck man!
:lol: :lol:
Give you something?
I’ll give you the book you’ve always wanted to have — in your hands! Soon!

I’ll leave the drama and histrionic attitude to the attention-getting sociopaths “entertainers” out there.
Awesome....pumped for this!
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Awesome, can’t wait for it Alain!
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can't wait Alain,your other books are awesome