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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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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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Joe M. Sonntag’s “Reaper Destroyer” Reaps Massive Cash on Indiegogo

He reaps and destroys! Or maybe he destroys reapers! Either way, he’s well financed. Comic creator Joe M. Sonntag recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Reaper Destroyer issue 1, a 32+ page, supernatural adventure comic book. The project funded in minutes, and the campaign has raised more than $30 thousand at the time of this writing. Here’s the creative team

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Alterna Comics’ Spring Preorder Campaign Now Live on Indiegogo

Spring has sprung! Over the weekend, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Spring lineup of books. The campaign is well on its way to being fully funded, having raised more than $6 thousand at the time of this writing. Through the Indiegogo campaign page, you can pick up all six of Alterna’s Spring issues, or simply pick

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Musterion’s “Ballad of the Celestials” Sings a Bloody Song of Revenge

But will it rhyme? Over the weekend, Musterion Entertainment launched a crowdfunding campaign for Ballad of the Celestials issue 1, a 30-page fantasy comic book set in the antediluvian era (between the Fall of Man and the Flood of Noah). Written by Kevin Murphy and featuring illustrations by Derek Clay, colors by Dijjo Lima and lettering by the prolific Eric

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Retro Graphic’s “Tyger Blue” Promises Beastly Battles and Ferocious Feline Fury

On Tuesday, Retro Graphic Books launched a crowdfunding campaign for Tyger Blue, a new 52-page, black-and-white graphic novel. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than 250 percent of its initial funding goal for a running total of more than $5 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Matthew Fowler (Seicho 66, Dixie Rose) and featuring

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Review-ish: Joe M. Sonntag’s “Reaper Destroyer” (Superior Press)

Joe M. Sonntag took a page out of Sean Ahrendt’s playbook and participated in a “trunk sale” to crowdfund his Reaper Destroyer ashcan. People who wanted to get a comic con-style preview of his upcoming crowdfunded venture were asked to reach out to him via one of his social media accounts to order one. After paying $20 (shipping included) this

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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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Scott McCullough’s “Doorkickers” are Back to Deliver a Dose of Bad Medicine

On Thursday, independent comic book creator Scott McCullough launched a crowdfunding campaign for Doorkickers: Bad Medicine, the sequel to Doorkickers: Panzer Demon which was successfully crowdfunded in 2019. Written and created by McCullough (Peregrine: Wings of the Falcon) and featuring illustrations by Douglas Franchin, colors by Farah Nurmaliza and lettering by the prolific Eric Weathers (Battle Brick Road), Bad Medicine

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The Grim Guardian Returns in “Only Death Can Save Us 2”

Overnight, veteran comic book creator Russ Leach launched a crowdfunding campaign for Only Death Can Save Us 2 Book 2 – Techstone, the follow-up to the first ODCSU book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2020 (which we double-reviewed here and here). The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $3 thousand at the time of this writing. Written

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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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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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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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Giant Mechs and Guns Abound in Global Frequency Studios’ “Mavrics: Origins”

Late last week, Global Frequency Studios launched a crowdfunding campaign for Mavrics: Origins Vol. One, a 60-page graphic novel intended for fans of Battletech, Gundam, and Armored Core (what – no Iron Soldier love?). At the time of this writing, the campaign is already fully funded, so now all that’s left to worry about is stretch goals and fulfillment. Written

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Comics Du Nord’s “Guardians of Erloth” Returns to Indiegogo for Volume 3

Comics Du Nord recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Guardians of Erloth Volume 3 part 1, the latest entry in the four-part graphic novel series. Written by Chael Roberts and featuring illustrations by Ryan Best and lettering by the prolific Eric Weathers, Guardians of Erloth Volume 3 is a 30-page epic fantasy tale of humans versus lizard people. Okay, so

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A Rookie Cop Tackles Crime and Corruption in Star Cross Comics’ “The Relentless Tin Soldier”

On Monday, aspiring comic book creator Nicholas Geer launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Relentless Tin Soldier, a new superhero adventure book that will be published by Star Cross Comics. Created and written by Geer and featuring illustrations by Sika Murti, colors by Walter Pereyra and lettering by the ever-prolific Eric Weathers, The Relentless Tin Soldier looks to be inspired

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