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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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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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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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Dark Fantasy Comic “Deepstalker Crow” Takes Flight on Indiegogo

On Tuesday, independent comic book creator and Dark Sand Oasis Productions founder Antonio Cooper launched a crowdfunding campaign for Deepstalker Crow, a 22-page “dark fantasy” comic intended as the first book of a series. Written by Cooper and featuring artwork by J. Travis Smith and Edgar Tavitas, Deepstalker Crow follows the haunting adventures of a young heroine who confronts dark

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656 Comics Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for “Undead Border: Escape or Die” on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, 656 Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Undead Border: Escape or Die, the latest installment of the INFESTACIÓN series. Written by Francisco Arce and featuring illustrations by Javier Gutierrez, Undead Border is a 116-page action/horror graphic novel that looks like The Walking Dead meets Jet Set Radio. Here’s the official plot synopsis taken from the Undead Border: Escape

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A legendary hero returns in “The Epics of Enkidu”

Independent comic book creator Ahmed Alameen is preparing The Epics of Enkidu, a comic book sequel to the oldest known story in human history: The Epic of Gilgamesh. Written and colored by Alameen and featuring illustrations by Chilean artist Felix Torres, The Epics of Enkidu is a modern spin on the ancient myth intended to spread autism awareness. Here’s a

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Dan Fraga’s high-octane action comic “Black Flag: Pineapple Perception” launching 25 April via Indiegogo

Independent comic book creator and Couchdoodles Youtube host Dan Fraga has been teasing the return of Black Flag for several weeks, but now we know that the crowdfunding campaign for Black Flag: Pineapple Perception will launch on 25 April via Indiegogo. Pineapple Perception will be an all-new adventure resurrecting the heroes created by Fraga in the mid-90s. Here’s the official

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Cover revealed for Eric Weathers’ “Battle Brick Road: Operation Zephyr”

Independent comic book creator and prolific letterer extraordinaire Eric Weathers (Flying Fortress) is preparing to launch a crowdfunding campaign for his next project, Battle Brick Road: Operation Zephyr, which is an action-packed spin on The Wizard of Oz. Here’s a quick plot summary of the book: On a quest to find her long-lost father, Dorothy Gale discovers the fallen utopia

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Blake Northcott’s “Everglade Angels” sells out; new printing coming in April from Scout Comics

On Monday, independent comic book creator Blake Northcott announced that her horror graphic novel Everglade Angels is completely sold out via the book’s in-demand store, which is now officially closed. However, if you missed out on Everglade Angels and still want to pick it up, there’s good news. The book will be split into separate issues and sold piecemeal through

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Manga-Inspired “Blade Devil” is Tearing It Up on Indiegogo; passes $50k threshold on day one

We didn’t see this coming… Sure, we thought Blade Devil was a slick looking book when we previewed it in February. We also knew that the book’s creator, Raging Golden Eagle, has maintained an entertaining YouTube channel with a dedicated fan base for years. But did we expect the Blade Devil crowdfunding campaign to reach this level of breakout success,

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“Blade Devil: Ghosts of the Past” brings manga-inspired ultra violence to Indiegogo in 2020

YouTube personality Raging Golden Eagle is making the jump into comic book creation with Blade Devil: Ghosts of the Past, a new graphic novel about a warrior named Barrel Shota who “sacrifices her humanity to save her sister’s soul.” If you’re a fan of the ultra violence and manga-style art, Blade Devil looks to be right up your alley. Here’s

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Vinnie Tartamella’s “Through the Woods” returns to Indiegogo as a collected edition

Earlier this week, independent comic book creating brothers Vinnie and Frankie Tartamella (City of Venus) launched a crowdfunding campaign for Through the Woods Collected Edition, a 96-page supernatural mystery written by Frankie Tartamella and illustrated by brother Vinnie (the other Tartamella). Here’s the official plot breakdown from the Through the Woods Indiegogo campaign page: Follow investigative reporter Laura Langley as she

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Dark-themed RPG “Black Book” coming to PC, consoles in 2020

On Thursday, publisher HypeTrain Digital announced that Morteshka‘s card-based RPG adventure Black Book is scheduled to release on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Steam PC later this year. HypeTrain also released an announcement trailer for the game, which will give you a sense of Black Book‘s gameplay and haunting themes. You can watch the trailer below, which is followed

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2D brawler “Fight’N Rage” arrives on PS4 in December

Seba Games Dev has announced that the PS4 version of Fight’N Rage will be released on 3 December. Priced at $19.99, Fight’N Rage is a retro-inspired beat-em-up that borrows from the best brawlers of eras gone by, such as Final Fight and Streets of Rage. Fight’N Rage has been available for Steam PC since 2017 and both Nintendo Switch and Xbox One since

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Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti scrambles to find new printing company

On Wednesday, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti announced that the printer he uses for Alterna’s web press needs would not be able to fill Simeti’s orders, though the reason was not specified. This has caused Simeti to enter crisis mode, looking for a new printer on very short short notice. We reached out to Simeti to get more details on

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“Shinobi” joins the SEGA Ages line on Nintendo Switch; launch trailer released

SEGA has released their arcade classic Shinobi as part of their SEGA Ages line on the Nintendo Switch, which you can pick up on the Japanese eShop for ¥999 (that’s about $9). SEGA has also released a launch trailer for SEGA Ages Shinobi which highlights some of the game’s extra features. These include an “Ages Mode” which allows you to play

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Horror/mystery game “Tokyo Dark: Remembrance” coming to PS4, Nintendo Switch in 2019

Indie horror/mystery game Tokyo Dark: Remembrance  is coming soon to both Nintendo Switch and PS4 in 2019. Developed by Cherrymochi, Remembrance is an updated version of the original Tokyo Dark, with the new version including new content, new/updated artwork, and new endings. Here’s the official breakdown of the game below: Tokyo Dark – Remembrance – expands the gripping story of

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“Corpse Party: Blood Drive” coming to Switch, PC on 10 October

Publisher XSEED Games has announced that Corpse Party: Blood Drive will launch on 10 October for not just PC, but for Nintendo Switch, as well, which is the first confirmation that a Switch version existed. Surprise, Nintendo fans! (Eh, we kinda suspected in 2018) Originally developed by Team GrisGris in 2014 for the PlayStation Vita, Blood Drive is the sequel to

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Ben Fuselier’s “Outlaw Nights” is a Sci-Fi Adventure Comic for Grown-Ups

On Monday, aspiring comic book creator Ben Fuselier launched a crowdfunding campaign for Outlaw Nights, a new sci-fi thriller written by Fuselier and featuring artwork by Render Contender and colors by Pressy Colors. It’s also very much recommended for mature audiences only. Here’s a plot summary taken from the Outlaw Nights Indiegogo campaign page: THE STORY: In the distant future,

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