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Dan Fraga’s “Black Flag” revival launches on Indiegogo to instant success

On Saturday, independent comic book creator Dan Fraga launched a crowdfunding campaign for Black Flag: Pineapple Perception, a revival of his Black Flag miniseries published by Image in the 1990s. The campaign has already become an instant success, raising more than $30 thousand at the time of this writing. The Pineapple Perception project is an all-new, 48-page graphic novel illustrated

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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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Dan Fraga’s action/adventure comic “Black Flag” set to return this spring after 25 year hiatus

After a 25-year hiatus, independent comic book creator and Couchdoodles Youtube host Dan Fraga is resurrecting Black Flag, a high-octane action comic originally published by Image in the mid 90’s. Noting the overwhelming success that other creators have seen with crowdfunding, Fraga has decided to launch a crowdfunding campaign for Black Flag later this spring via Indiegogo. Black Flag follows

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Play the Game of Spies and Assasssins in Evoluzione’s “Black Bishop” Comic (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Evoluzione Publishing recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Black Bishop, a one-shot comic set in Evoluzione’s POM universe.* Written and created by Marcel Dupree, co-written by Guido Martinez and illustrated by Gaurav Shrivastava, Black Bishop is a superhero action adventure pitting spies against assassins. Here’s the remarkably brief plot synopsis taken from the Black Bishop Indiegogo campaign page: Black Bishop

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A Defense Attorney Meets Her Kung Fu Fate in “Black Tiger: Hidden Dragon” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator John Hervey recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Black Tiger: Hidden Dragon Vol. 1, an 88-page martial arts action adventure graphic novel. Not only is the project already fully funded, but the production work is also 100% complete, so all that needs to be done now is get the final numbers for the print order (and

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 21 November 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 got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. Fellow Splintering contributor George Travlos took the week off (spending time with family no doubt). We were joined by several other voices as the show went on, including

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Greek website leaks “Assassin’s Creed IV/Rogue” bundle for Switch; confirmed in Nintendo Direct (updated)

Update! Today’s Nintendo Direct did indeed confirm that the Assassin’s Creed bundle is coming to Switch this year, including Black Flag’s DLC. Original story follows. Earlier this week, Greek retail website The Console Club listed a bundle containing both Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed: Rogue on Nintendo Switch for €38.90. The listing was later deleted. The listing

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Sleeveless Comics’ “Englewood” Book 2 Now on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Earlier in July, independent comic book creator and Sleeveless Comics founder Micah Curtis launched a crowdfunding campaign for Englewood: Book 2, the 66-page follow up to the first issue that was successfully crowdfunded in 2019. Written by Curtis and featuring illustrations by Brian Martinez and colors by Armand Strange, Englewood is a street-level superhero story set on the crime-ridden streets

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“The Adventures of Tail-less in Outer Space” Blasts Off on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator Aria Black recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Adventures of Tail-less in Outer Space, a sci-fi anthology collecting issues 1-5 of the Tail-less mini comics and the Tail-less / Not Daredevil Ashcan. The project is already fully funded, so now all that remains to worry about are those sweet stretch goals… plus printing and fulfillment,

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Under the Radar: “Dark Horse Presents” #1 – The First Appearance of Concrete (Monochrome May Special)

Welcome to a special Monochrome May edition of Under the Radar, a segment where we spotlight comic books that don’t have the widespread attention of the comic book community that they should.  Today, we’ll be looking at the black and white comic book Dark Horse Presents #1, which not only launched the flagship anthology series from Dark Horse Comics, but

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Top Ten Crossover Storylines in Comic Book History

What is a comic book crossover storyline? Well, it’s a comic book story that travels through at least two (but often more) different titles. For example, the classic Avengers/Defenders War took place between the two titles during the 1970s and is still talked about to this day by loyal fans. A crossover could also have one centric title, with several

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“BEARDZZERKER” Creator Don Chin Talks Heavy Metal, Keanu, and What He Really Thinks of Millennials! (Interview)

Veteran comic book creator and Parody Press founder Don Chin recently launched his second Indiegogo campaign, this time for BEARDZZERKER, a parody of Boom Studios’ BRZRKR book featuring Keanu Reeves. We were fortunate enough to get a chance to discuss his campaign, which is still available to support here. As always, the answers below are represented as closely to “as written” as possible with

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Marvel Comics to Remove Guns from the Punisher, Other Superheroes

Marvel Comics has announced that as of this summer, their heroes will no longer be using guns or firearms. Of course, this will affect characters like the Punisher the most, but other Marvel characters such as Deadpool, Cable and Black Widow will also be losing their guns moving forward, in favor of either bladed weapons or hand-to-hand combat. Not only

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Super Fighting Robot… “Eternal Armor!” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

A few weeks ago, independent comic book creator Wyatt Holliday launched a crowdfunding campaign for Eternal Armor, a an all-new, 64-page, black & white graphic novel. Inspired by Japanese sentai and kaiju stories, Eternal Armor promises “64 pages of giant robot action.” Here’s the brief plot synopsis taken from the Eternal Armor Indiegogo campaign page: Two decades ago, a fisherman

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Evoluzione’s Sci-Fi Anthology “Speed of Light” Races onto Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Earlier this week, Evoluzione Publishing launched a crowdfunding campaign for Speed of Light issue 1, the first of what is planned to be an ongoing, bi-monthly, science fiction anthology series. Each issue of Speed of Light will feature nine 8-page stories (that’s a total of 72 pages for you maths wizards out there), all with black and white art. Each

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Crowdfunding Review: “Stump Remastered” by Nathan M. Rosario

Seeing as how Nathan M. Rosario has launched his campaign for Stump issue 2, today we’ll be reviewing the first installment, Stump Remastered, which was crowdfunded in 2020. For those not familiar with The Splintering’s “crowdfunding review” format, we grade a crowdfunding campaign on four distinct categories: Book Content and Quality Communication and Fulfillment Packaging and Shipping Stretch Goals and

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Marvel cancels “Squirrel Girl”, the first Marvel comic series starring hero with Down syndrome (humor)

Sigh. Here we go again… Just when it looked like Marvel actually cared about inclusion, off they go and cancel their only series starring a superhero with Down syndrome, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, which will end with issue #50. Marvel’s excuse? They didn’t really give one. Some are trying to tie the book’s cancellation to abysmally low sales, but shouldn’t

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