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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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Reflection: “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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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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Horror anthology “Tales from Beyond the Gate” now live on Indiegogo

On Thursday, the crowdfunding campaign for horror anthology graphic novel Tales from Beyond the Gate went live on Indiegogo. Here’s a summary of the project taken straight from the Tales from Beyond the Gate Indiegogo page. “Tales From Beyond the Gate, from the mind of artist John Dillard. A Horror Anthology, from a team of up and coming creators, that

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“Graveyard Shift” to be published by ALL CAPS COMICS

In a recent livestream on his YouTube channel, comic book artist and Internet talk show host Ethan Van Sciver announced that the Graveyard Shift series would be published by his new publishing company, ALL CAPS COMICS. (I get the joke, but I hate him for putting his company name in “all caps”) Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described

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Anime-inspired comic “Sovereign” launches crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for Sovereign, a new graphic novel created by Andrew Huerta, went live on Indiegogo. Sovereign is a science-fiction tale heavily inspired by anime art of Masami Ōbari and Akira “Akiman” Yasuda. The Indiegogo campaign will fund a 48-page book intended as the first in a 3-part series. Below is a plot summary taken from

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Mike S. Miller’s “Lonestar” graphic novel hits the blessed “Six Figures, Bitch!” milestone

This week, the Indiegogo campaign for Mike S. Miller’s superhero adventure comic Lonestar: Heart of the Hero crossed the coveted $100k threshold.* In doing so, Lonestar joins the ranks of several other crowdfunded comic book projects including Cyberfrog, Jawbreakers, Red Rooster, Graveyard Shift and Bigfoot Bill in the glorious #SixFiguresBitch! club (or as Miller politely calls it, the #SixFiguresYoungLady club).

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The Indiegogo campaign for horror comic “Graveyard Shift” hits #SixFiguresBitch!

On Sunday, the Indiegogo campaign for independent horror comic Graveyard Shift crossed the $100k threshold, joining other crowdfunded comic book projects as Cyberfrog, Jawbreakers, Red Rooster and Bigfoot Bill in the coveted #SixFiguresBitch club (occasionally referred to erroneously as the “six figures young lady club). Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described as “the Universal Monsters meets the X-Men,”

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The Indiegogo campaign for “Graveyard Shift” finishes big… but not quite #SixFiguresBitch

Halloween came early this week as the Indiegogo campaign for Graveyard Shift came to a close, raising nearly 2 thousand percent of its original goal for a total of over $90 thousand. Graveyard Shift artist Jon Malin celebrated the end of the campaign by livestreaming the final hours on his YouTube page with fellow comic creators, including Antonio Malpica (a.k.a.

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“Cyberfrog” returns to Indiegogo with a variant cover for a limited time; fully funded in 8 minutes (updated)

On Wednesday Cyberfrog creator Ethan Van Sciver created a new crowdfunding campaign for Cyberfrog: Blood Honey via Indiegogo. Sound familiar? It should. The original Blood Honey campaign broke records in July as the most-funded comic book in crowdfunding history. The major change this time around is the new campaign will fund a copy of the book with variant cover art

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Interview: Comic artist Jon Malin talks “Graveyard Shift”, heroism, and who he most wants to punch in the face!

Last week, the crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift launched via Indiegogo where it became an instant success. At the time of this writing, the Graveyard Shift project has raised more than $30 thousand with a few weeks still to go. Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel created by comic industry veterans Mark Poulton (writer) and Jon Malin (artist). Graveyard

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Flying Sparks Indiegogo campaign ends successfully; raises 452% of its goal

Ending on the same night as the massively successful Red Rooster: Golden Age, the Indiegogo campaign for Flying Sparks: A Hero and Villain in Love ended successfully, raising 452% of its original goal for a total of more than $27 thousand. Flying Sparks is planned as an ongoing superhero comic series described as having an intense personal drama similar to the

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Mark Poulton’s & Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift” fully funded on Indiegogo; stretch goals announced

On Monday, the crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift launched via Indiegogo. The project has already hit the ground running, achieving full funding in just over an hour, raising more than $18 thousand at the time of this writing. Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described as “the Universal Monsters meets the X-Men,” and helmed by two comic industry veterans,

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Jon Malin teases upcoming comic book project “Graveyard Shift”

On a recent livestream on the Comic Artist Pro Secrets YouTube channel, veteran comic book artist Jon Malin revealed that his next project would be titled Graveyard Shift, and that it would be funded via Indiegogo. You can listen to Malin describe the project in the video below (at approximately 1:46:35): Graveyard Shift is coming hot on the heels of

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Sexy Thriller “Blue Mamba” Kickstarter cancelled, relaunched on Indiegogo; fully funded in hours

This weekend, the Kickstarter campaign independent comic Blue Mamba was cancelled by the project’s creator, Jim Healis. However, the project was resurrected almost immediately on Indiegogo, with updated backer tiers and funding goals. The project quickly found its audience and was successfully funded in less than 10 hours. Healis announced his plans to move the project to Indiegogo on Sunday

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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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Ethan Van Sciver’s Cyberfrog raises half a million dollars; becomes most successful crowdfunded comic book in history

On Monday, the crowdfunding campaign for Cyberfrog: Blood Honey ended as a massive success, raising 6659% of its original goal for a total of $535,012 – that’s over half a million dollars, folks. For those keeping track, it’s also a new record for a crowdfunded comic book. Cyberfrog is the creation of veteran comic book artist and YouTube Star Wars

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“PunchLine” joins the recent run of indie comics successes on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for PunchLine: Blood Sisters ended successfully, raising 178% of its original funding goal for a total of $9812. The creative team behind PunchLine includes industry veterans Bill Williams (writer) and Matthew Weldon (illustrator), though this project is their first collaboration together. The Indiegogo campaign was set up to fund signed hard cover and trade paperback

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Jon Del Arroz’s “Flying Sparks” comic launches on Indiegogo, fully funded on first day

On Friday, award-winning author Jon Del Arroz launched a crowdfunding campaign for Flying Sparks: A Hero and Villain in Love via Indiegogo. Del Arroz is best known for his steampunk novel For Steam and Country. The Flying Sparks comic features illustrations by Jethro Morales (Dejah Thoris, The Green Hornet) and a cover by the Jawbreakers: Lost Souls art team of

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Red Rooster: Golden Age crowdfunding campaign crosses $100k milestone

Earlier this week, the Indiegogo campaign for Red Rooster: Golden Age topped $100 thousand. As announced on social media by Golden Age colorist Elizabeth Breitweiser, the $100k stretch goal brings with it a chance for one lucky backer to win original artwork by Red Rooster creator Mitch Breitweiser and Cyberfrog creator Ethan Van Sciver. Red Rooster: Golden Age is a

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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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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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Cyberfrog smashes comics crowdfunding records, Indiegogo campaign extended for 30 days

Ethan Van Sciver’s Indiegogo campaign for Cyberfrog: Blood Honey crossed the $400 thousand mark today, cementing itself as the most successful comic book project in crowdfunding history. Uh, yeah. Despite attempts by others to derail the project, Blood Honey has blown past other crowdfunding success stories such as Lady Death & Jawbreakers. Building upon this achievement, project creator Ethan Van

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