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The “Battle Brick Road” is paved with cash! Eric Weathers’ Oz-inspired comic is raking in big Indiegogo bucks

On Friday, independent comic book creator (and quite possibly the most prolific letterer in indie comics) Eric Weathers launched a crowdfunding campaign for Battle Brick Road: Operation Zephyr. At the time of this writing, the project has already raised more than $13 thousand, smashing its initial funding goal (which it surpassed in the opening minutes of the campaign). Written by

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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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Eric Weathers’ “Flying Fortress: Remastered” takes flight just in time for D-Day 75th anniversary

Veteran comic book letterer Eric Weathers is marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day by launching a crowdfunding campaign for Flying Fortress: Remastered, a girthy 200-page graphic novel collecting all eight issues of 2011’s Flying Fortress with updated artwork and lettering. Wait, did I say letterer? Indeed I did. Eric Weathers is a very active letterer for other independent comics projects

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Eric July’s “Rippaverse” Campaign Ends First Week with More Than $2.6 Million

After just a single week of crowdfunding, Eric July’s Isom issue 1 has already amassed more than $2.6 million. This makes Isom the most successful crowdfunded comic book project in history, and there’s still more than 60 days left in the campaign. What’s even more impressive is that this total was reached without the help of a middle-man crowdfunding site

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Eric July’s “Isom” Issue 1 Launches the “Rippaverse” into Orbit (Updated)

Update: The Isom campaign has indeed crossed the $1 million threshold as of 12 July. Congratulations to Eric July, Cliff Richards, Gabe Eltaeb, Eric Weathers, and everyone else on the Rippaverse team. Original story follows: On Monday, YouTube personality and aspiring comic book creator Eric July launched a crowdfunding campaign for Isom issue 1, an all new, 96-page superhero book.

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Eric Canete’s “Arc Athena” Now Live on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, comic book creator Eric Canete launched a crowdfunding campaign for Arc Athena Book One, an all new, hardcover graphic novel intended as the first part in a six-issue miniseries. The project is already fully funded, having raised roughly $18 thousand at the time of this writing. Written and illustrated by Canete (TRON Uprising) and featuring colors by Giuliano

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Allegiance Arts’ “Bass Reeves: West of Hell” Fully Funded on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, Allegiance Arts Entertainment launched a crowdfunding campaign for Bass Reeves: West of Hell, a 136-page graphic novel that collects all six issues of the Bass Reeves saga. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $7 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Kevin Grevioux (Underworld) and featuring illustrations by David Williams (Batman)

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Malin & Poulton’s “Graveyard Shift Volume IV” Scares Up Big Money on Day One

On Sunday, independent comic book creator and Malin After Midnight (bring it baaack!) host Jon Malin launched a crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift Volume IV, a 68-page graphic novel that combines elements of horror and superhero action. The project is already well beyond fully funded, having raised approximately $70 thousand at the time of this writing and still climbing. Co-Created

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Alterna Comics’ Winter Preorder Campaign is Live on Indiegogo

On Tuesday, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Winter lineup of books. The campaign is already fully funded, having already raised more $8 thousand at the time of this writing.* Through the Indiegogo campaign page, you can pick up all ten of Alterna’s Winter issues, or simply pick and choose the titles you want. There are also

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Crowdfunding Review: “Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising” (9 Lives Comics)

Little girl, big adventure. Cats in space! Selling a ‘cat book’ to a predominantly male audience was a tough sale. Even I didn’t get Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising for myself. I thought that my then 8-year-old daughter would LOVE the book, that it was going to be “CUTE”! The lead character, Rebecca, was about my daughter’s age, and she loves

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Crowdfunding Campaign for Indie Comics Magazine “ROK!T” Launches on Indiegogo

On Monday, publishing veteran Steve Dye launched a crowdfunding campaign for ROK!T, a new physical magazine that focuses on the biggest names and news on the ComicsGate* side of independent comics. Wait a second… Yeah, we’re doing a write-up on what is technically a competing platform. We’ll be sure to keep this super objective.** Trust me! Dye conceived ROK!T as

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Titans Clash in “USAssassin Book III: Graveyard Shift” Now on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Mark “Moral Compass” Poulton launched a crowdfunding campaign for USAssassin Book III: Graveyard Shift, the latest graphic novel in the USAssassin series. The project has already blown past its initial funding goal, having raised more than $14 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Poulton (SeaDog, Viking Wolf) and featuring illustrations by Mike McMahon (Graveyard

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Jon Malin’s “Godlike” Hits $100k on Day One

Over the weekend, veteran comic book creator Jon Malin launched a crowdfunding campaign for Godlike, his first new IP since the launch of Graveyard Shift in 2018. The Godlike campaign is already off to a very good start, having raised more than $100k in it’s first 24 hours. Written and illustrated by Malin (Jawbreakers: Lost Souls) and featuring colors by

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Crowdfunding Review: “Sovereign Wolf” (D.O.A. Comics)

Arriving at my doorstep yesterday was D.O.A. Comics’ Sovereign Wolf.* I was excited to get it and read it immediately. For my review, the categories I’ll be adjudicating will be the following: Book Content and Quality Communication and Fulfillment Packaging and Shipping Stretch Goals and Bonuses This is Eddie Winkler’s first solo crowdfunding project, and Sovereign Wolf raised over $26,000

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Mark Poulton’s Horror Fantasy “Viking Wolf” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Last week, independent comic book creator Mark Poulton launched a crowdfunding campaign for Viking Wolf, a 40-page horror fantasy graphic novel presented in an oversized, 8.5” x 11” format. It’s also well past funded, having already raised more than $12 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Poulton (Graveyard Shift) and featuring illustrations by Matt Dalton (Graveyard Shift:

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Chimera Comics’ “Testament” is Mad Max in Space (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Over the weekend, Chimera Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Testament, a 52-page graphic novel that, at the time of this writing, is well on its way to becoming fully funded having raised more than $2,500 of a $4 thousand goal. Written by Chimera and featuring illustrations by Juliano Silva, colors by Marcos Martin, and letters by (drum roll, please…)

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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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Retro Graphics’ Sexy Noir Comic “Dixie Rose” Fully Funded on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, Retro Graphic Books launched a crowdfunding campaign for Dixie Rose, a 52-page one-shot comic that combines film noir with some unapologetically sexy visuals. Written by Matthew Fowler (Seicho 66) and featuring illustrations by Ricardo Jaime (The Prospectres) colors by Marcos Martins (The Prospectres), and lettering by the prolific Eric Weathers (Battle Brick Road), Dixie Rose promises “babes, brawlers,

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Sean Sweeney’s graphic novel “Oddity” makes the jump to Indiegogo

Over the weekend, independent comic book creator Sean Sweeney launched a crowdfunding campaign for Oddity, an all-new 48-page graphic novel which combines elements of humor, horror, science fiction, and amphibious action. Written by David Shawn and featuring illustrations by Sean Sweeney (aka Sweens) and letters by Eric Weathers (of course), Oddity follows the adventures of a error-prone mutated swamp punk

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Von Klaus’ new graphic novel “Monster M.D.” has the prescription for success

Earlier this week, comic book writer Von Klaus launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new horror/comedy graphic novel Monster M.D. The campaign was an instant success, as it was completely funded on its first day and has now raised nearly 400% of its original goal for a total of more than $11 thousand at the time of this writing. Monster

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Todd Mulrooney and John Dillard tease new horror anthology “Tales from Beyond the Gate”

Earlier this week, comic artist Todd Mulrooney showed off a single page from his upcoming collaboration with Mike Baron for horror anthology Tales from Beyond the Gate (below). ti Clearly part of Mulrooney’s story takes place in modern day, and a note iyat the top of the teaser page reads “Count Rorshok is risen from the grave”, suggesting the involvement

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UPDATED Crowdfunding Review: “Tyger Blue” (Retro Graphic Books)

*Note: This review has been updated to reflect additional communication and products delivered since the original review posted. You can find a summary of these changes at the end of the review. Welcome back to another Crowdfunding Review here at The Splintering. Today, we’ll be taking a look at Tyger Blue, a 52-page sci-fi action book written and created by Matthew Fowler and featuring

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Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift: Omega Storm” Now Live on Indiegogo

On Sunday, independent comic book creator Jon Malin launched a crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift: Omega Storm, a girthy, 140+ page superhero graphic novel. The project is already fully funded, having raised roughly $40 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Jon Malin and featuring pencil illustrations by Tommy Patterson, inks by Jimmy Reyes and letters by the

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Satirical Slasher Comic “Do You See What I See?” Fully Funded on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, Augmented Liberty launched a crowdfunding campaign for their very first comic project titled Do You See What I See? The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $1,300 at the time of this writing. Written by Nick Brewster and featuring illustrations by Jeesoo Kim, colors by Matt James and letters by the prolific Eric Weathers,

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Beware the Lizard People in Comics Du Nord’s “Guardians of Erloth” Volume 3 (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

The lizard people walk among us! Comics Du Nord recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Guardians of Erloth: The Last Leopard King pt. 2, the 30-page conclusion to the third volume in the Guardians of Erloth series. The project is already fully funded, having raised nearly $3 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Chael Roberts and featuring

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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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Chimera Comics’ “Testament Vol 2” Now on Indiegogo

Chimera Comics recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Testament Vol 2, the 64-page follow-up to the first book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2021. Written by Chimera and featuring illustrations by Juliano Da Silva, colors by Farah Nurmaliza & Marcos Martins, and lettering by the prolific Eric Weathers, Testament is a blend of sci-fi and “sword & sorcery” fantasy series

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“Clint Stoker’s Dracula” Sinks Its Teeth Into Your Pocketbook on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, independent comic book creator (and really-real descendent of Bram Stoker) Clint Stoker launched a crowdfunding campaign for Dracula, a 56-page, black & white, hardcover(!) graphic novel. In addition to already being fully funded, all of the story, art, lettering and prepress are 100% complete, so there should be fewer hangups getting Dracula into the backers’ clutches. Written by

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