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Chuck Dixon and It’s Alive! bring “Airboy” back after a 30-year absence

Over the weekend, It’s Alive! launched a crowdfunding campaign for issue number 51 of Airboy, an aviation-themed hero whose origins date back to the Golden Age of comics. Wait? Issue 51? Yes, indeedy. Writer Chuck Dixon wrote a 50-issue run in the 1980s which updated the Airboy character for contemporary audiences. This Indiegogo campaign will fund issue number 51, which

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Splatto Comics announces Jawbreakers spin-off “Devil Dog” penned by Chuck Dixon

Tuesday, Splatto Comics founder Richard Meyer announced via social media that long-time comic industry veteran Chuck Dixon has agreed to write a spinoff title in Splatto’s Jawbreakers universe based on the armored hero, Devil Dog. Splatto still has a couple of projects in the works, including Iron Sights and the record-breaking Jawbreakers: Lost Souls trade paperback, both directly financed via

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“Ailsa Dark” Creator Will Hazle Talks Monsters, the Macabre, and Making Comics (Interview)

Independent comic book creator Will Hazle recently launched an Indiegogo campaign for the third and final issue in a three-part miniseries titled Ailsa Dark: Werewolves and Bampots. We were fortunate enough to get a chance to discuss his Ailsa Dark campaign which is still available to support here. As always, the answers below are represented as closely to “as written” as possible with only minimal edits.

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Randy Siplon Puts the “Kill” in “Kill Reaver”, the New Fantasy Comic on Indiegogo (Interview)

Comic book and trading card artist Randy Siplon recently launched an Indiegogo campaign for Kill Reaver, a new fantasy comic book that takes its inspiration from… We were fortunate enough to get a chance to discuss his Kill Reaver campaign which is still available to support here. As always, the answers below are represented as closely to “as written” as possible with only minimal edits. The

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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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Splatto Comics’ “Impossible Stars” Now on Indiegogo

Break the Alien Quarantine! Earlier this week, Splatto Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Impossible Stars, an all-new sci-fi graphic novel set in the same timeline as Desolation Wave (a back-up story in Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG). Written by Richard C. Meyer (Jawbreakers, Iron Sights) and Chuck Dixon (Batman) and featuring artwork by Renzo Rodriguez, Impossible Stars is set approximately two hundred years

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Review: “Batman Black and White” (DC Comics – Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Monochrome May event! Today we’re featuring the trade paperback edition of Batman Black and White, the four-issue anthology miniseries published by DC Comics. The individual issues of Batman Black and White included five stories that were eight pages long, and the first collected edition was released in 1998. Each story features the work of a

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Nearly $200k raised to send “The Expendables” to Hell

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for The Expendables Go to Hell ended successfully, raising more than $192 thousand* (well beyond the coveted “Six figures, bitch!” threshold). The Expendables Go to Hell is an all-new graphic novel featuring characters from Sylvester Stallone’s action film series. The book itself includes a 50-page main story plus 3 related “side quests” featuring artwork by

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“The Expendables Go to Hell” graphic novel hits Six Figures, Bitch!

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for The Expendables Go to Hell crossed the blessed “Six figures, bitch!” threshold, raising more than $107 thousand at the time of this writing. The book was an overnight crowdfunding success, well surpassing its initial fundraising goal right out of the gate. In addition to hitting the $100k benchmark, project lead Richard C. Meyer

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Richard C. Meyer launches “The Expendables Go to Hell” on Indiegogo; quadruple funded on day one

For months, independent comic book author and Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer has teased several “secret projects.” On Saturday, he launched a surprise crowdfunding campaign for the first of these projects via Indiegogo: The Expendables Go to Hell. The Expendables Go to Hell is an all-new graphic novel featuring characters from Sylvester Stallone’s action film series. This project is a

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Unboxing Richard C. Meyer’s “Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG” graphic novel

I recently received my copy of Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG, the action/superhero graphic novel written by Richard C. Meyer (Iron Sights), co-written by Chuck Dixon (Batman) and illustrated by Aaron Alfeche. I backed the tier with an unsigned copy of the Jawbreakers book and featuring variant cover art by Kyle Ritter (Starblades). I thought I’d unbox it to give you a sense

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New political satire comic “Agent Poso” takes a stab at corrupt media through espionage adventure

Over the weekend, One America News host Jack Posobiec launched a crowdfunding campaign for Agent Poso: Task Force Aegis #1. Written by Chuck Dixon (Batman, Jungle Comics) and featuring artwork by Sergio Cariello (Captain America, Conan) and colors by Brett R. Smith (Jawbreakers, Superman), Agent Poso is a conservative-leaning political action/satire sponsored by the American Priority Conference. Here’s a plot

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Golden Age heroism returns in new anthology “Thrilling Comics: Murder and Mayhem”

On Thursday, independent comic book creator David Furr launched a crowdfunding campaign for Thrilling Comics: Murder and Mayhem, a 72-page, retro-inspired anthology featuring Golden Age heroes (thanks in part to public domain law). Here’s the breakdown of the project straight from the Thrilling Comics Indiegogo campaign page. The Golden Age of Comics Return to the Modern Era! Legendary comic book

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“Strangelove: I Want to be Chrome” creator Brenden Swan talks horror, manga, and love with robots (interview)

In June, comic book creater Brenden Swan launched an Indiegogo campaign for Strangelove: I Want to be Chrome, an all-new one-shot graphic novel written and illustrated by Swan himself. We got a chance to have a friendly back and forth with Swan, who was gracious enough to respond to our questions on the Strangelove project.* As always, the answers below

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The GØD-K1NG is coming for the Jawbreakers; “Lost Souls” sequel fully funded in minutes on Indiegogo

The long-awaited follow-up to Jawbreakers – Lost Souls is now funding via Indiegogo, and it was fully funded in the first hour. Jawbreakers – GØD-K1NG is the 100-page graphic novel featuring the culmination of the events which began in the smash hit Lost Souls. Here’s how Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer breaks down the GØD-K1NG project. JAWBREAKERS: GØD-K1NG contains four

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Hero or Traitor? Andre Frattino introduces “Tokyo Rose” to a new generation in his graphic novel (Interview)

Earlier in March, writer Andre Frattino launched a Kickstarter campaign for Tokyo Rose: Zero Hour, an all-new one-shot graphic novel written by Frattino and featuring illustrations by Kate Kasenow. We got a chance to have a quick back and forth with Frattino, who was gracious enough to respond to our questions on the Tokyo Rose campaign. As always, the answers

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Graham Nolan’s “Return to Monster Island” graphic novel now funding on Kickstarter

Earlier this week, renowned comic creator Graham Nolan launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new comic mini-series Return to Monster Island, a 96-page, 20-years-later follow-up to Nolan’s Monster Island. Nolan himself has a long history in comics, most famous for his work with writer Chuck Dixon on Batman, he is also known for his work on The Phantom and 2001’s

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Richard C. Meyer’s “Devil Dog” one-shot is nearly complete

Splatto Comics founder and Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer (aka Ya’ boi, Zack) recently announced that work on the Devil Dog one-shot is close to completion, with the artwork being nearly finished and the lettering possibly completed within a week. Devil Dog is a 22-page origin story for the titular Jawbreakers team member written by Chuck Dixon, though Meyer is

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Exclusive Interview: What keeps indie comic writer and “Something Real” creator Joey Turnage awake at night?

In August, the crowdfunding campaign for issues 1 and 2 of the horror comic series Something Real is went live on Indiegogo. At the time of this writing, the Something Real project has already been fully funded having raised over $5 thousand. Something Real is a tale of terror written by Joey Turnage and featuring illustrations by Ian J. Miller

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Graham Nolan’s “Monster Island” Kickstarter campaign ends successfully

On Thursday, the crowdfunding campaign for Graham Nolan’s Monster Island ended successfully, raising a total of $25,091 from 248 backers. The Kickstarter project was for two books, a 20th anniversary hardcover edition of the original Monster Island as well as a special release titled Black Book: the Art of Graham Nolan, which includes a number of sketches and previously uncirculated

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Cautionary Comics’ “Ravage” sucessfully funded on Indiegogo; Are you ready to “Kill All Men?”

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for Cautionary Comics’ Ravage – Kill All Men ended successfully after raising nearly $37 thousand, which is 247% of its original funding goal. The story of Ravage is the brainchild of writer and Cautionary Comics’ founder, Benjamin L. Henderson (The Magus, The Offworlder), who is joined by co-writer and long-time comic veteran Chuck Dixon

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“Jungle Comics” successfully funded on Indiegogo; new cover option announced

The Indiegogo campaign for Jungle Comics ended over the weekend, and it successfully raised over $10 thousand, nearly twice its original goal. Jungle Comics is an all new story designed as a throwback to the classic jungle genre of the Golden Age. Written by long-time comic veteran Chuck Dixon (Batman, Bane Conquest) and featuring art by Kelsey Shannon (Jawbreakers, Justice

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Richard Meyer’s JAWBREAKERS: GØD-K1NG hits “Six Figures, Bitch!”; Ethan Van Sciver cover incoming

The crowdfunding campaign for Jawbreakers – GØD-K1NG cracked the blessed six-figure mark earlier today, with the graphic novel project having raised $100,242 at the time of this writing. Not only is that an impressive total for the first nine days, but it also unlocks the stretch goal for cover art by renowned comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver (Cyberfrog: Blood

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Review: “Jawbreakers: Lost Souls”

It seems like those predisposed to hate Jawbreakers take it far more seriously than the creators do. Jawbreakers: Lost Souls was never intended, nor was it advertised as a deep social commentary. It was always pitched as a politics-free, action adventure graphic novel, and that’s exactly what Lost Souls delivers. Lost Souls quite literally “hits the ground running,” as the

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