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Mail Call! Unboxing ALL CAPS Comics’ “CyberFrog: Warts and All”

Today we’re unboxing our Indiegogo -exclusive hardcover edition of CyberFrog: Warts and All by Ethan Van Sciver and published by ALL CAPS Comics. Without further ado, let’s get straight to the video, shall we? Thanks for watching today. We appreciate all feedback – positive, constructive, or colorful. Thanks for reading! Please consider following The Splintering on social media or bookmarking

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Wave 1 of ALL CAPS Comics’ CyberFrog Action Figure Line Fully Funded on Indiegogo

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for ALL CAPS Comics’ first wave of Cyberfrog action figures met its lofty funding goal of $400 thousand. Having crossed the $400k threshold, the road is now open to unlocking bonus stretch goals including more weapons, extra interchangeable hands, and possibly a pack-in comic. CyberFrog creator and ALL CAPS Comics founder Ethan Van Sciver celebrated the

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ALL CAPS Comics’ CyberFrog Toy Line is Live

Over the holiday weekend, renowned comic book creator and ALL CAPS Comics founder Ethan Van Sciver launched a crowdfunding campaign for the first wave of action figures based on his popular CyberFrog comic book series. Here’s the official pitch taken from the Indiegogo campaign page: At last! CYBERFROG ACTION FIGURES are GO! We’ve been on a nice winning streak with

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Crowdfunding Review: “Starblades” (Kyle Ritter, ALL CAPS Comics)

As a new contributor to The Splintering, my first order of business is to thank them for giving me the opportunity to review the greatest entertainment medium in my opinion, comic books. I’ve collected comics for over 47 years and I’ve published comics for 6 years. It’s a long-time passion of mine (some might say obsession, and I can’t dispute

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Ethan Van Sciver’s ALL CAPS Comics to Publish “Jawbreakers 4”

On Friday, renowned comic book creator Ethan Van Sciver announced that his independent publishing house ALL CAPS Comics would be publishing future books by Richard C. Meyer, including the yet untitled Jawbreakers 4. Meyer and his own venture, Splatto Comics, currently have several books in the hopper awaiting fulfillment (including the third Jawbreakers book, Grand Bizarre). The ALL CAPS publishing

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ALL CAPS Comics’ “CREED: Re-IMAGINARY” Crosses Six Figures on Indiegogo

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for CREED: Re-IMAGINARY ended successfully, crossing the blessed six figures threshold by raising more than $100 thousand in the closing hours. Published by Ethan Van Sciver’s ALL CAPS Comics and written and illustrated (and created) by Trent Kaniuga, Re-IMAGINARY is a revival of his CREED series from the 1990s. Kaniuga celebrated the close of the Re-IMAGINARY

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ALL CAPS Comics’ CREED Revival Surges Past $30k on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, ALL CAPS Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for CREED: Re-IMAGINARY, a revival of the 90s fantasy comic series by Trent Kaniuga. Written and illustrated by Kaniuga, Re–IMAGINARY reintroduces the characters and world of CREED in an all-new, two-issue story. Here’s the official pitch taken from the CREED Indiegogo campaign page: Mark Farley is a 17 year old

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ALL CAPS COMICS’ “Cyberfrog: Rekt Planet” Annihilates More Crowdfunding Records

Overnight, the crowdfunding period for ALL CAPS COMICS’ Cyberfrog: Rekt Planet came to a close, raising a total of  $852,817.* Not only is that girthy stack of green, but it’s also a new record for the total amount raised by a single comic book campaign on Indiegogo, surpassing 2019’s Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow. Can I get a “Whoa, Nelly!?”

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After “Cyberfrog: Blood Honey” – Ethan Van Sciver details the future of All Caps Comics

Comic artist and Cyberfrog creator Ethan Van Sciver has made some very big announcements his Comic Artist Pro Secrets YouTube channel regarding the future of the Cyberfrog brand and his independent business venture, All Caps Comics. First and foremost, Van Sciver has hired an editor to assist with the Cyberfrog: Blood Honey project. Part of this editor’s job is to

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“Graveyard Shift” to be published by ALL CAPS COMICS

In a recent livestream on his YouTube channel, comic book artist and Internet talk show host Ethan Van Sciver announced that the Graveyard Shift series would be published by his new publishing company, ALL CAPS COMICS. (I get the joke, but I hate him for putting his company name in “all caps”) Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described

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Mail Call! – “Shenmue III” Kickstarter Exclusive Capsule Toy Set

Today we’re opening up our Shenmue III capsule toy set, which was a perk from the game’s Kickstarter campaign, which came to those who backed at a $500 level or higher. Let’s jump straight to the video! For those out of the know, capsule toys have been a consistent time sink and virtual money pit in the Shenmue series since

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Mail Call! “Shenmue 3” Kickstarter Backer-Exclusive Art Book and Soundtrack CD Unboxing

Today we’re opening up our Shenmue III CD soundtrack and The Art of Shenmue III hardback book, both of which were perks from the game’s Kickstarter campaign. The art book came to those who backed at a $175 level or higher, while the soundtrack CD was reserved for backers at the $250 level or higher. Not much else to do

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Top Ten Halloween-Themed Stages in Retro Games (Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering‘s Festival of Dread, our month-long celebration of all things that go bump in the night! Today, we’re going to highlight some of the best Halloween and horror-themed stages in retro games. It’s important to note that this list will not include stages from games that are fully horror inspired like Castlevania or Ghouls N’ Ghosts,

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Ethan Van Sciver’s “CyberFrog: Warts and All” Crosses $200k Within Hours

But frogs don’t have warts, dummy! On Sunday, renowned comic book creator Ethan Van Sciver launched a crowdfunding campaign for CyberFrog: Warts and All, a girthy compendium featuring all of the CyberFrog stories that predate the record-breaking Bloodhoney and Rekt Planet books. At the time of this writing, the project has already raised $200 thousand after just a few hours.

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The Original CyberFrog Resurfacing Soon in “Warts and All”

Ever since striking out as an independent creator, renowned comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver has been collecting and prepping all of his old CyberFrog books, artwork and other content to create an all-new hardcover omnibus edition titled Warts and All. Here’s the official description of the project taken taken from the CyberFrog: Warts and All pre-launch page: For the

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Indiegogo Campaign for Cauldron Comics’ “Grayskale” rallies to a successful end

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for Cauldron Comics’ superhero book Grayskale ended successfully, rallying in the final 24 hours to pass the $5 thousand funding goal.* Created by Michael Derrick (who we recently interviewed here), Grayskale is a 60-page superhero adventure written by Derrick (The Abductables) and featuring illustrations by P.K. (The Ballad of Dusty Tortillas), colors by Eugeniu

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Matthew Martin’s “Snowman: A Cold Day in Hell” Crosses Six Figures Threshold

On Thursday, the crowdfunding campaign for Snowman: A Cold Day in Hell hit the blessed “six figures” milestone, raising more than $100 thousand via Indiegogo. This keeps the “six figure” streak alive for publisher ALL CAPS Comics, who has hit the $100k mark on all of its original comic book campaigns so far. What finally pushed Snowman over the threshold?

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Cyberfrog Action Figures Coming Soon to Indiegogo

Renowned comic book creator, ALL CAPS Comics founder and self-proclaimed “human sunbeam” Ethan Van Sciver is preparing to expand upon his recent crowdfunding success by launching an action figure line based on his Cyberfrog comic book characters. The first wave will include the titular Cyberfrog himself (in both modern and retro 90s variant), Heather Swain, and the villainous Vyzpzz. Each

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Ethan Van Sciver’s “CyberFrog 2: Rekt Planet” Closes Big – Raises $1.2 Million

The crowdfunding campaign for the massively successful CyberFrog 2: Rekt Planet came to a close on Thursday, raising more than $1.2 million from nearly 12 thousand backers.* CyberFrog is the brainchild of renowned comic book creator, ALL CAPS COMICS founder and YouTube/Odysee host Ethan Van Sciver. With Rekt Planet, he is once again joined by colorist phenom Kyle Ritter (Starblades)

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“Snowman” Revival Chilling and Killing on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, ALL CAPS COMICS launched a crowdfunding campaign for Snowman: A Cold Day in Hell, a revival of the 90s horror book created by Matthew Martin and originally published by Hall of Heroes. The original story followed a malevolent Native American spirit that could control ice and snow. This reimagining of Snowman is once again written and illustrated

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Is Tim Lee Olson’s “Melvin” the “Ultimate Action Comic?”

Aspiring comic book creator Tim Lee Olson has been prepping his upcoming project Melvin for quite some time. Inspired by the style of the mid-90s, Olson developed quite a passion for comic book artwork. Since then, he’s honed his skills and begun crafting Melvin as a sci-fi fantasy book which Olson boastingly refers to as the “ultimate action comic EVER!!!”

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Ethan Van Sciver teases future comic project: “Bastardized”

On recent livestream, renowned comic book creator Ethan Van Sciver revealed plans for an upcoming comic book project titled Bastardized, a zombie apocalypse-esque story in which people infected by “bastardization” don’t turn into zombies, rather they become very angry, belligerent- well- bastards. Sounds timely. Van Sciver originally intended to publish the book under DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint 2010. Van Sciver

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Ethan Van Sciver’s “Bro White” book begins to take shape

Renowned comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver is already riding high on the continued success of Cyberfrog: Blood Honey and the promise of his upcoming satire book Reignbow Brute. It seems as though another brainchild had been gestating in his bizarre imagination: Bro White and the Seven Beyotches. Originally dreamed up as a joke response to Kristen Bell’s garbage-tier take

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Retro Gaming Retrospective: “M.U.S.H.A.” (SEGA Genesis)

Nintendo recently announced that SEGA Genesis games are coming to the Nintendo Switch via a Switch Online “Expansion Pack”, so I thought the time was right to highlight one of the most prized games included with this additional subscription service: M.U.S.H.A. This write-up is a bit more in-depth than a standard “review,” so I’m winging it with the whole “retrospective”

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 22 August 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news with Parnell and Wart the Wizard creator Mandy Summers. This week, we discussed the closing of Parnell’s Ultra Star campaign, the latest

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