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“Blood Realm” Creator Shows His Softer Side with “Little Maia Omnibus”

“Greetings travelers…” A-hem! Nope, not today. Today – well, on Thursday, anyway – Blood Realm creator Robert Geronimo (!) launched a crowdfunding campaign for Little Maia Omnibus, a collected edition of three previously-released children’s stories. Written and illustrated by Geronimo and featuring colors by Jose Exposito, the Little Maia series is known for having vibrant, sequential artwork and no text.

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Pointless Unboxing: “Blood Realm: Wrath of Kings” (Alterna Comics)

Welcome to another Pointless Unboxing, our series of unboxing videos that are so utterly insignificant that they inevitably go unwatched by all. Today we’re unboxing our Indiegogo-exclusive copies of Blood Realm: Wrath of Kings and Wirehead by my eternal nemesis… Robert Geronimo!!!. Without further ado, straight to the video! Thanks for watching today. We appreciate all feedback – positive, constructive,

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Robert Geronimo Returns “Blood Realm” with “Wrath of Kings”, and He’s Not Alone

“Greetings, travelers…” Over the weekend, independent comic book creator Robert Geronimo launched a crowdfunding campaign for Blood Realm: Wrath of Kings, a unique entry into the renowned Blood Realm fantasy saga. As the creator of the franchise (which is published by Alterna Comics), Geronimo has – so far – provided all of the Blood Realm stories and illustrations himself. With

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“Blood Realm” Creator Robert Geronimo Unleashes “WIREHEAD” on an Unsuspecting World

On Tuesday, independent comic book creator Robert Geronimo launched a crowdfunding campaign for WIREHEAD, an all-new, 80-page horror graphic novel. Written by Geronimo (Blood Realm) and featuring illustrations by Michael O’Shea (It Came Out on a Wednesday) and letters by Wes Locher (Red Koi), WIREHEAD is inspired by the slasher tales of the 1980s, such as Halloween and Friday the

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“Blood Realm” creator Robert Geronimo discusses the series’ future with Alterna Comics

Earlier this week, Blood Realm creator Robert Geronimo joined Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti on the official Alterna YouTube channel to discuss the future of the Blood Realm universe. Blood Realm has been quite a successful book for Alterna, and it seems that fans of the books will have plenty to look forward to for a long time to come. During

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“Blood Realm” & “Midnight Mystery” getting second printings

Independent publisher Alterna Comics recently announced that both Midnight Mystery #1 and Blood Realm #3 would be receiving a second print run. With this announcement, all issues of the three-issue miniseries Blood Realm will have received a second printing. A dark fantasy tale that reads a bit like modern myth, Blood Realm has been quite a successful title for Alterna,

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Issue 1 of “Blood Realm” becomes first Alterna comic to receive third printing

On Tuesday, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti revealed on the Alterna YouTube channel that issue one of Blood Realm would be the very first Alterna book to receive a third printing. You can watch Simeti’s full remarks below. Written and illustrated by Robert Geronimo, Blood Realm is a three-part fantasy/horror mini-series that has become a breakout hit for the independent

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John Celestri’s “Bloodwing Angel Chronicles” Book 2 Now Flying on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Veteran animator and independent comic creator John Celestri recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Bloodwing Angel Chronicles Book 2, a 52-page comedy adventure featuring the continuing exploits of the angel Mychal. Written and illustrated by Celestri, this second volume includes Episodes 3 & 4: FLY or DIE! and ALTAR of DEATH!, plus a 7-page standalone story featuring the 1717 CLUB

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The KAYAS Saga Continues in “A Story of Blood & Stone” Issue 2

On Tuesday, independent comic book creator Ryan Cardinal launched a crowdfunding campaign for KAYAS: A Story of Blood & Stone issue 2, the 32-page follow-up to the first KAYAS book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2019. Written and illustrated by Cardinal, KAYAS is a manga-inspired fantasy adventure intended for young adult readers (ages 13 and up). Here’s the official plot

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John Celestri’s “Bloodwing Angel” Now on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Veteran animator John Celestri recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Bloodwing Angel, a 52-page graphic novel that began life as web comic. Written and illustrated by Celestri (He-Man, The Star Wars Christmas Special), Bloodwing Angel is a supernatural fantasy inspired by the book of Job (it’s in the Bible, ya’ heathens!). Here’s the official pitch taken from the Bloodwing Angel

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Blood, barbarians and babes- Rob Shaffer’s graphic novel “DOOM FATE” brings them all to Indiegogo

On Thursday, independent comic book creator Rob Shaffer launched a crowdfunding campaign for DOOM FATE, a 48-page (or more) graphic novel featuring contributions from Simon Pothier, Peter Gilmore (The Story of the Goodie Bird), Vinnie Tartamella (City of Venus), Karl O’Rowe (Deathsworn) and several others. DOOM FATE looks to be well-situated in the classic barbarian fantasy tradition, so fans of Red

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Manga-inspired “KAYAS: a Story of Blood and Stone” hits the the ground running on Indiegogo

On Tuesday, aspiring comic book creator Ryan Cardinal launched a crowdfunding campaign for KAYAS: a Story of Blood and Stone via Indiegogo. KAYAS is a 48-page, manga-inspired black and white action/fantasy graphic novel intended as the first part of a massive (over one thousand pages) series filled with “high-impact action, martial arts mayhem, swords, sorcery, monsters and the spirit of

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The Ghosts of 90s Shooters Live in “Wrath: Aeon of Ruin”

3D Realms recently revealed that their first-person shooter WRATH: Aeon of Ruin is coming to Steam PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox in Spring 2023. Developed using the original Quake engine, WRATH: Aeon of Ruin is a the dark fantasy horror FPS currently in Steam Early Access.  Here’s the official breakdown of WRATH from the game’s Steam page:  WRATH: Aeon

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Alterna Comics’ Fall Preorder Campaign Now Live on Indiegogo

Time to fall into Autumn! (kill me) On Tuesday, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Fall lineup of books. The campaign is well on its way to being fully funded, having raised nearly $3 thousand at the time of this writing (roughly an hour after the campaign’s launch). Through the Indiegogo campaign page, you can pick up

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Murder Mystery “Mozart Requiem” Now on Consoles, PC

GS2 Games has released Mozart Requiem for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Steam PC. Developed by HR Games, Mozart Requiem is described as a “baroque murder mystery” that weaves a fictional adventure into historical events. Here’s the official breakdown of Mozart Requiem from GS2 Games: Mozart Requiem is available now for PlayStation 4, Switch physical and digital, and digitally on PC.

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Alterna Comics’ Summer Preorder Campaign Now Live on Indiegogo

It’s officially Summer! Astronomically speaking, course…. On Tuesday, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Summer lineup of books. The campaign is well on its way to being fully funded, having raised nearly $4 thousand at the time of this writing. Through the Indiegogo campaign page, you can pick up all six of Alterna’s Summer issues, or simply

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Alterna Comics Launches First Quarterly Pre-Order Campaign on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, Alterna Comics launched its inaugural pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their fall lineup of books. The campaign is already fully funded, having raised nearly $7 thousand at the time of this writing. These campaigns are intended to replace the company’s old pre-order system on the Alterna website, making each quarter a kind of celebratory event and giving customers a

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Master Your Witchcraft and Triggery in Twin-Stick Shooter “Trigger Witch” this Summer

Game publisher Eastasiasoft recently announced that retro-inspired, twin-stick shooter Trigger Witch is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and SeXBox in summer 2021. The game will be available via each respective platform’s digital storefront, as well as in physical format thanks to PlayAsia. Developed by New Zealand studio Rainbite, Trigger Witch is set in a world “where magic

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“War Party” Creator Justin Murphy Talks Horror, History, and Werewolves (Interview – Festival of Dread Special)

Earlier in October, independent comic book creator Justin Murphy launched an Indiegogo campaign for War Party, a six-issue comic book miniseries about supernatural lycanthropes in Colonial America. We were fortunate enough to get a chance to discuss his War Party campaign which is still available to support here. As always, the answers below are represented as closely to “as written” as possible

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“Ion Fury” Now Available on Switch, PS4, Xbox One

Voidpoint and 3D Realms’ retro-inspired shooter Ion Fury is now on Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One courtesy of publisher 1C Entertainment. Described as a spiritual successor to classic 90’s first-person shooters, Ion Fury runs on a modified version of the classic Build engine, giving the game a distinctive, throwback flair. The Ion Fury developers made headlines in 2019 for

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Indie comic creator Simon Pothier teases new supernatural adventure “Daemona #1”

Independent comic book creator Simon Pothier (Bloodhunt, Doom Fate) has teased Daemona #1, new supernatural-inspired project coming soon to Indiegogo. The titular heroine is described as “THE MOST BADASS DEMON BABE in comics, protecting our realm from OTHERWORLDLY threats!” Here’s the full synopsis from the Daemona teaser page: BORN from tragedy & raised in HELL! She was brought up to

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Manga-inspired graphic novel “Wicked” now crowdfunding on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Ourorboros (Ori) Moon launched a crowdfunding campaign for a Wicked, a 36-page fantasy graphic novel written by Moon and illustrated by Joseph “SickJoe” Gay. Moon has worked as a writer and editor for several video game projects including the completely unrelated Bloody Chronicles and Panty Party. SickJoe is an independent horror artist who has also worked previously

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All 4 issues of “Tinseltown” mini-series to be reprinted

Alterna Comics has announced that the entire 4-issue mini-series will be going back to print. That means a second print for issues two, three and four, and an impressive third print for issue one, as the first issue of Blood Realm is the only Alterna comic to previously receive a third printing. Tinseltown is written by David Lucarelli and illustrated

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All of Alterna Comics’ announcements at NYCC

While New York Comic Con has become more focused on movie news and certain companies promoting themselves as a “lifestyle brand”, there are the select few companies who still attend NYCC to celebrate and promote actual comic books. One such company is indie publisher Alterna Comics, who made several announcements during the NYCC festivities. Not only did they confirm a

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