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Review: “Iron Sights” (Splatto Comics – Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Monochrome May event! Today we’re featuring Splatto Comics’ Iron Sights, which was successfully crowdfunded into existence in 2018. Following up on his successful Jawbreakers: Lost Souls superhero book, independent comic creator and Splatto Comics founder Richard C. Meyer chose to go a very different route with his next project, Iron Sights. Co-written by Carlos Ivan

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Updated! Crowdfunding campaign for “Iron Sights: 2 Psychos” ends big; still available in-demand

Update: Since the publishing of this post on Tuesday, the Iron Sights: 2 Psychos project has indeed raised more than $100 thousand, putting it firmly across the “six figures bitch” threshold. The original post follows: Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for Richard C. Meyer’s Iron Sights: 2 Psychos ended successfully, raising more than $98 thousand at the time of this writing

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“Iron Sights: 2 Psychos” graphic novel is now killing it on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, independent comic book creator Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for Iron Sights: 2 Psychos, a sequel to the very successful Iron Sights graphic novel which Meyer crowdfunded last year. This new 100-page book is written by Meyer (Jawbreakers), illustrated by Ibai Canales (The Abductables) and features cover artwork by Kelsey Shannon (Nora’s Saga). It’s also

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“Iron Sights” returns to Indiegogo for a limited time to support suicide prevention charity

Earlier this week, Richard C. Meyer brought Iron Sights back to Indiegogo for a limited campaign in support of The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention charity focused on LGBTQ youth. Iron Sights is a 120-page graphic novel written by Richard C. Meyer and Carlos Ivan Silva with art by Ibai Canales, Iron Sights is the story of an Iraq War

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Crowdfunding campaign for “Iron Sights” surges on final day; raises nearly $120 thousand

The crowdfunding campaign for Iron Sights ended successfully early on Thursday, achieving 1195% of its original goal for a total of $119,495. Iron Sights is a 120-page graphic novel written by Richard C. Meyer and Carlos Ivan Silva with art by Ibai Canales, Iron Sights is the story of an Iraq War veteran nicknamed “Ramadi” who inadvertently starts a border

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Splatto Comics launches “Iron Sights” one-shot on Indiegogo… and it’s already 100% funded

Coming hot on the heels of their last crowdfunded success, Splatto Comics announced Sunday that their next project, Iron Sights, is now available to support on Indiegogo. Written by Richard C. Meyer and Carlos Ivan Silva with art by Ibai Canales, Iron Sights is the story of an Iraq War veteran nicknamed “Ramadi” who inadvertently starts a border war when

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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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Small Texas Town Declares “Johnny’s Law” in Deltaverse’s Latest Graphic Novel

Earlier this week, independent comic book publisher Deltaverse launched a crowdfunding campaign for Johnny’s Law, a 50-page graphic novel that promises “action, martial arts, ‘gun-fu,’ wrath & revenge.” Written and colored by Alejandro Garcia and illustrated by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights), Johnny’s Law follows the adventures of the titular Johnny, an elite assassin who gets in trouble with his employer

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Michael Derrick Presents Sci-Fi Action Comedy “The Abductables 2: Reticulous”

Independent comic book creator Michael Derrick and Cauldron Comics have been teasing a follow-up to The Abductables for a good while, and now the promotional gears are in full swing as the project’s pre-launch page is live on Indiegogo. Artist Ibai Canales (Iron Sights) returns to illustrate the sequel, which will also include the painted artwork of “Ink Spots” (Cash

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Review: “The Abductables” (Cauldron Comics – Monochrome May Special)

At some point, aliens became a part of horror culture. Why did this happen, exactly? Was it the consistent appearance of Kodos and Kang in The Simpsons‘ Treehouse of Horror speicals? The release of Ridley Scott’s Alien film series? Or does it go even further back to Cold War-era sci-fi/horror flicks like Invasion of the Body Snatchers? Whenever it happened,

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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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Indie comics creators Alex Garcia and Ibai Canales bring “Johnny’s Law” to Indiegogo in 2020

“There is a way that seems right to a person, but at it’s end are the ways of death.” -Proverbs 14:12 Writer/colorist Alex Garcia and illustrator Ibai Canales (Iron Sights, The Abductables) have teamed up to produce an all new graphic novel titled Johnny’s Law. What’s it about? Details are sparse, but here’s a very brief plot tee-up from the

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Chimera Comics’ action/fantasy graphic novel “SOS” fully funded on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for the action/comedy graphic novel SOS Vol. 1 reached its funding goal. Written by “Chimera” (mysterious pen name) and featuring artwork by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights, The Abductables), SOS Vol 1 includes the first four issues (chapters?) of what Chimera promises will be a 16-issue story. Here’s the pitch taken from the SOS Indiegogo

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The “Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG” graphic novel races past $200K, still available in-demand

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for Richard Meyer’s Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG rallied in its closing hours, raising just shy of $200 thousand with over 5 thousand total backers. Ya. Boi.* This marks the latest success for Richard Meyer and his independent comic book company, Splatto Comics. The previous Jawbreakers graphic novel, Lost Souls, set new crowdfunding records last year (though short-lived), and

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Review: “Super Thunder Blade” – SEGA Genesis (Attack Helicopter Week special)

Welcome back to Attack Helicopter Week here at The Splintering. Before we start with the review, let’s play a little game… One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just doesn’t belong. Space Harrier  –  After Burner  –  Hang On  –  Out Run  –  Thunder Blade Can you tell which thing is not like the

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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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Richard Meyer’s “Jawbreakers – Lost Souls Remastered” campaign ends successfully

Over the weekend, the Indiegogo campaign for the second printing of Jawbreakers: Lost Souls ended successfully, raising 374% of its original goal for a total of more than $56 thousand. Titled Jawbreakers – Lost Souls Remastered, the graphic novel is a superhero action/adventure story written by Richard C. Meyer (Iron Sights) and featuring illustrations by Jon Malin (Thunderbolts, Graveyard Shift)

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Cyberpunk noire graphic novel “Necromancer” now crowdfunding on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Jakob Morris launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new graphic novel Necromancer: Tombstone Blues via Indiegogo. Written by Morris and featuring illustrations by Basque artist Ibai Canales (Iron Sights), Necromancer appears to be a mega-mishmash of gothic, cyberpunk, noire and mystery. Here’s a summary of the Necromancer project taken from the Indiegogo campaign page.   “In this

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Sci-fi/comedy graphic novel “The Abductables” now live on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Michael Derrick launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Abductables via Indiegogo. The Abductables is a 52-page one-shot comic book written by Derrick and featuring artwork by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights). Here’s a rundown of project from Derrick.   “As a child of the ’90s raised on UFO conspiracy books and one-too-many episodes of The X-Files, the question

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Sci-fi/comedy graphic novel “The Abductables” launches 8 March on Indiegogo

On 8 March, I Played with Fire creator Michael Derrick plans to launch an all-new project on Indiegogo titled The Abductables, a 52-page sci-fi/comedy graphic novel written by Derrick and illustrated by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights). Here’s a quick plot summary of The Abductables from Derrick.   “After waking up aboard an alien spaceship, a musclebound amnesiac must battle his

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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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