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Ethan Van Sciver’s cover for “Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG” is revealed!

If you’ve been waiting for the Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG* cover reveal before deciding to back Richard C. Meyer’s latest graphic novel, the wait is finally over. Renowned comic book artist Ethan Van Sciver (Cyberfrog) has once again partnered with phenom colorist Kyle Ritter (Starblades) to bring Meyer’s superhero team to life, and the beautiful results are below for you to behold!

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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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Xaxi pinup art revealed for Richard Meyer’s “Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG” Indiegogo campaign

The Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG hype train keeps on chuggin’, having already raised more than $100 thousand with 19 days left for the crowdfunding campaign. Earlier today, Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer sweetened his sales pitch by revealing the artwork for the pinup poster included with every copy of GØD-K1NG sold. Illustrated by “Sashi”, the pinup features the return of Xaxi, a

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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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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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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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“Jawbreakers – Lost Souls Remastered” now available on Indiegogo

On Saturday, Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for a remastered edition of Jawbreakers – Lost Souls, his record-breaking graphic novel described as a combination of The Expendables and Guardians of the Galaxy. This “second printing” is not markedly different from the original, though the print file has been tweaked to ensure a slightly higher image quality. The campaign

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“Jawbreakers Vs. Cyberfrog” announced!… as a coloring book by artist Nerd Wonder

There’s been a lot of big talk between Cyberfrog creator Ethan Van Sciver and Jawbreakers creator Ya Boi Zack surrounding who would win in a fight between their respective creations. It looks like we’ll all get to find out for ourselves in early 2020 when Jawbreakers Vs Cyberfrog arrives in our mailboxes as… a 50-page coloring book by artist Nerd

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Richard C. Meyer’s “Jawbreakers: Lost Souls” to receive second printing in April

On a recent livestream on the Comic Artist Pro Secrets YouTube channel, Splatto Comics founder and Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Mayer confirmed that the Jawbreakers: Lost Souls graphic novel would indeed receive a second printing. Following the very successful crowdfunding campaign for Lost Souls last year, this new print run would also be crowdfunded via Indiegogo. In addition, Meyer indicated

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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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“Jawbreakers” creator confirms replacement copies are coming to backers who received damaged books

After an emergency phone call with the Jawbreakers: Lost Souls printer, project creator Richard C. Mayer has updated the book’s backers with quite a bit of good news. The initial shipments of Lost Souls was reportedly being delivered to some backers in a damaged state. As a result, the printers and fulfillment company are halting all shipments and issuing replacement

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“Jawbreakers” creator promises fix after reports of books damaged during fulfillment, shipping

In the latest backer update for Jawbreakers: Lost Souls, project creator Richard C. Meyer has addressed reports of damaged books being received by backers. Meyer indicated that the packaging materials used by the fulfillment company are the biggest culprit, which Meyer claims to resemble a “glorified envelope” made from “recycled cardboard.” The Splintering can confirm that this description is apt,

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“Jawbreakers: Lost Souls” has printed

The second biggest comic crowdfunding campaign of 2018 is now just days away from arriving at backers’ mailboxes. On Tuesday, Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer announced that the Jawbreakers: Lost Souls graphic novel had finally been printed, and that backers should be receiving their copies very shortly. Meyer showed off the final product in the latest backer update, which you

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“Jawbreakers: Lost Souls” passes 10 thousand backer milestone

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for Jawbreakers: Lost Souls* reached 10 thousand backers on Indiegogo. That is a huge milestone for what has already been a very successful campaign, further reinforcing Jawbreakers’ status as the most-backed single-issue graphic novel in crowdfunding history. Jawbreakers: Lost Souls is a superhero action/adventure story intended as a blend of The Expendables and The

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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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Jawbreakers graphic novel crowdfunding campaign finishes strong (updated)

The Indiegogo campaign for the Jawbreakers: Lost Souls* graphic novel ended early Thursday morning, and it’s safe to say that it closed out as a resounding success raising $196,078, roughly 3890% higher than the original goal of just five thousand dollars. Jawbreakers: Lost Souls is a superhero action/adventure story intended as a blend of The Expendables and The Guardians of

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Allegiance Arts to launch comic book triple-pack next week featuring “Marshall Bass Reeves”, “Nora’s Saga” & “The Futurists”

On 7 October, Allegiance Arts will launch a three-for-one crowdfunding campaign for a trio of comics: The Futurists, Marshall Bass Reeves and Nora’s Saga. Each book is 24-25 pages and will be available in a “Founder’s Edition” for a limited time. Here’s a quick breakdown of the three books below: The first book is The Futurists, a science fiction adventure

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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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Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift: Vol. II” rakes in monstrous moolah

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for Jon Malin’s horror-themed superhero book Graveyard Shift: Volume II ended successfully, raising 17448% of its original goal for a total of nearly $175 thousand. Illustrated by Malin (Jawbreakers: Lost Souls) and written by Mark Poulton (The Savage Hawkman), Graveyard Shift is a superhero tale combining horror and science fiction elements which asks “What if

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“Graveyard Shift” creator Jon Malin defends fellow comic artist Rob Liefeld from detractors

Rob Liefeld is responsible for creating some of Marvel’s most enduring comic book characters from the 1990s. Deadpool, Cable, the X-Force- all of these were born of Liefeld’s brain, after which he went on to become one of the founding fathers of Image Comics. However, that hasn’t stopped Liefeld’s detractors from criticizing his work (including the often-parroted “Rob Liefeld can’t

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“Soulfinder: Demon’s Match” Indiegogo campaign ends successfully

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for Douglas Ernst’s graphic novel Soulfinder: Demon’s Match came to a close, successfully raising 332% of its original goal for a total of more than $33 thousand. Written by Ernst and featuring artwork by Timothy Lim (Black Hops G.I.) and colors by Brett R. Smith (Jawbreakers), Soulfinder is a 56-page, supernatural graphic novel about a combat

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Uber-violent sci-fi comic series “Replicator” now live on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, independent comic book creator Robert Arnold launched a crowdfunding campaign for issues 1 and 2 of Replicator, a sci-fi story which is absolutely designed for mature audiences only. Written by Arnold and featuring illustrations by Aaron Alfeche (Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG), colors by DC Alonso, and letters by Marshall Dillon, Replicator is a brutal, unforgiving take complete with nudity

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Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift Vol II” is scaring up big numbers on Indiegogo

Last night, comic book artist Jon Malin launched a crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift Volume II, and the project is already an instant success having raised more than $32 thousand at the time of this writing. Illustrated by Malin (Jawbreakers: Lost Souls) and written by Mark Poulton (The Savage Hawkman), Graveyard Shift is a superhero tale combining horror and science

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Doug Ernst’s “Soulfinder: Demon’s Match” is a supernatural test of faith

On Friday, YouTube comic book commentator Doug Ernst launched an Indiegogo campaign for an all-new graphic novel project titled Soulfinder: Demon’s Match. Written by Ernst and featuring artwork by Timothy Lim (Black Hops G.I.) and colors by Brett R. Smith (Jawbreakers), Soulfinder is a 56-page, supernatural graphic novel about a combat veteran-turned priest who investigates a string of mysterious deaths.

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Husband and wife team behind “Red Rooster” launching new comic publishing company: Allegiance

Some backers of Mitch Breitweiser’s Red Rooster: Golden Age Indiegogo campaign have raised concerns over the lack of updates on the project. On a recent livestream with Edwin Boyette, Breitweiser answered these concerns, revealing that he has in fact been a very, very busy man. As Breitweiser puts it, “We set out to make an Indiegogo comic book, and ended

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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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Do crowdfunding campaigns pay comic book websites for coverage?

On Monday, Brett Booth (Bloodshot) indicated on social media that comic book creators pay comic book news sites to cover their crowdfunding projects. This revelation came as Booth engaged with a barrage of questions from comic fans asking him if he would ever consider crowdfunding his own project (it doesn’t look like he’s interested at the moment). As part of

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Mitch Breitweiser teases “Nora’s Saga”, a collaboration with Blake Northcott and Kelsey Shannon

Comic book artist Mitch Breitweiser (Red Rooster) has started teasing a new project titled Nora’s Saga, a collaboration with writer Blake Northcott (The North Valley Grimoire) and colorist Kelsey Shannon (Jawbreakers). At the moment, little else is known about the book. Even Breitweiser himself jokingly refers to Nora’s Saga as a “super secret project.” All three creators have previously used

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“The Abductables” creator tells his horrifying alien abduction story! (Interview)

Earlier in March,  writer Michael Derrick launched an Indiegogo campaign for The Abductables, an all-new 52-page one-shot sci-fi/comedy graphic novel about an alien abduction gone wrong written by Derrick and featuring illustrations by Ibai Canales. We got a chance to ask Derrick several questions about the The Abductables campaign, and he was gracious enough to respond. As always, the answers

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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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