MacroManJr - Thanx!
TonimaAkter - Glad you like it and that it makes you want to do something too. Go for it!
The final collectors edition of the figure ended up packed full of goodies and memorabilia including 3 posters, a t-shirt, 10 art cards, tons of buttons and stickers, the mini comic and of course the figure.
You can find the full review of the set by a backer here: http://thelilliworld.blogspot.fr/2015/09/black-betty-painting-buddha.html
During the funding campaign I approached one of my friends who draws comics (Rene Cordova) to collaborate on a holiday pin up card of Betty that he penciled and I colored, since the indiegogo campaign took place during the holidays.
Here's a couple more of the art cards we included in the package:
It was a ton of work for myself and the Buddha team and it was very satisfying to complete the project to make our backers happy. The last thing we still owe our backers is now in the works and is looking very promising. The professionally painted version of Betty is being filmed for an instructional video, which is included as part of the collector's set. Here's a little preview of how that's going: