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Riot Press’ Ghoulish Gangster Enters the 90s in “Johnny Phantasm: Extreme ‘93” Now on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, independent comic book creator and Riot Press founder Patrick Thomas Parnell launched a crowdfunding campaign for Johnny Phantasm: Extreme ‘93, a 48-page supernatural crime fantasy book.* The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $16 thousand at the time of this writing. Written and illustrated by Parnell (Ultra Star) and featuring colors by Matt Yackey,

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Crowdfunding Review: “Johnny Phantasm 1985” (Riot Press, 80s August Special)

Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since the fall of Atlantis! Today, we’ll be reviewing the crowdfunded comic book Johnny Phantasm 1985 by Patrick Thomas Parnell and Evan Pozios.  For those of you not familiar with my crowdfunding review format, I grade a crowdfunding campaign on four distinct categories: Book Content and Quality

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Mail Call! Unboxing Riot Press Productions’ Johnny Phantasm Action Figure

Today, I’m unboxing Riot Press Productions’ Johnny Phantasm action figure, which was funded via Indiegogo. The toy came with two comics, a postcard, poker chip, two gold foil trading cards, and several accessories. Without further ado, you can check out the unboxing video below. I appreciate all feedback – positive, constructive, or colorful. Thanks for reading! Please consider following The

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Mail Call! Unboxing Riot Press Productions’ “Johnny Phantasm 1985”

Today, I’m unboxing Riot Press Productions’ Johnny Phantasm 1985 by Evan Pozios and Patrick Thomas Parnell. I backed the most basic tier via Indiegogo in mid-2020, which came packaged with a several extra chotchkies such as a pinup poster, five character cards, a sticker, and three trademark Johnny Phantasm poker chips. You can check out the unboxing video below. I

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Johnny Phantasm Toys Coming Just in Time For Christmas… Almost

Veteran comic book artist and Johnny Phantasm co-creator Patrick Thomas Parnell is prepping the next project featuring his supernatural antihero… and this time, it’s not a book.* It’s a toy this time around – a 3 3/4 inch action figure, to be precise. Your merry mob hitman will be available with 6 points of articulation, interchangeable heads, several of accessories

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Johnny Phantasm Added to “Hero Potential”; New Trailer Unveiled

The crowdfunding campaign for Hero Potential is already gaining steam for including several high-profile characters indie comics such as Cyberfrog and the Jawbreakers, but the creators of the multiplayer-focused third-person shooter aren’t stopping there. Earlier this week, it was revealed on the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday that both Johnny Phantasm and the Scarlet Heart from Johnny Phantasm: 1985

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Review: “Johnny Phantasm in the Tales of New Detroit, 1977” (Riot Press, Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering‘s month-long celebration of all things fantastic and phantasmic! We have reason to believe that Johnny Phantasm artist and co-creator Patrick Thomas Parnell has been cozying up to the indie comics press as of late. In fact, we have inside information that indicates that The Splintering‘s own founder, Blake Worrell (aka “me”),

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Riot Press’ “Johnny Phantasm 1985” Fully Funded in One Hour

On Sunday, Riot Press launched a crowdfunding campaign for Johnny Phantasm: 1985, a 48-page sequel to Johnny Phantasm in Tales of New Detroit 1977.* The campaign was an instant success, having achieved its funding goal in less than an hour. Co-written by Evan Pozios (Time Grunts) and Dr. Andrea Molinari (The Shepherd) and featuring illustrations by Patrick Thomas Parnell (Sonic

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Johnny Phantasm Jumps to 1985 in a Halloween-Themed Sequel

Earlier this week, the creators of Johnny Phantasm 1977 set up a crowdfunding pre-launch page for a sequel: Johnny Phantasm: Halloween 1985.* Written by Evan Pozios and illustrated by Patrick Thomas Parnell, Halloween 1985 is a 32-page, supernatural comic book featuring a mash-up of ghouls & gangsters. Here’s the brief story synopsis taken from the Halloween 1985 Indiegogo pre-launch page:

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Supernatural thriller “Johnny Phantasm” returns to Indiegogo

On Sunday, Johnny Phantasm creators Patrick Thomas Parnell and Evan K. Pozios launched a crowdfunding campaign for Johnny Phantasm in the Tales of New Detroit.* Already crowdfunded and fulfilled as a graphic novel, this new campaign will fund a reprinted edition of the same story as three separate, 24-page issues printed on newsprint. So if you slept on the original

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“Johnny Phantasm” to be published by Caliber Comics; sequel begins crowdfunding this fall

The crowdfunding campaign for Johnny Phantasm in the Tales of New Detroit, 1977 ended successfully over a year ago. Now that backers have their books in-hand, there will apparently be another chance to pick up the book thanks to Caliber Comics. On a recent livestream hosted by Ethan Van Sciver, Johnny Phantasm creator Patrick Thomas Parnell announced that the first

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 5 June 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering’s own George Travlos, and The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed Patrick’s upcoming Last of the Seekers campaign as well as his ongoing Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, the latest comic book

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 1 May 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), veteran comic book creator Arvid Nelson, The Splintering’s own George Travlos, and The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed the most recent milestone for Patrick’s Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, the

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 24 April 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), veteran comic book creator Arvid Nelson and The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. Plus, The Splintering’s own George Travlos is back from assignment, and joined us for the show. This week, we discussed the

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 27 March 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), veteran comic book creator Arvid Nelson and The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed the most recent news on Patrick’s Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, the latest indie comic book reviews

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream- 27 February 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed the addition of new action figures to Patrick’s Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, the latest indie comic book

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream 20 February 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news, this week, joined by Norah’s Saga artist Kelsey Shannon. This week, we discussed the latest news on Patrick’s Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, the ongoing success of Shannon’s

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“Airith” Creators Abandoning Crowdfunding Sites, Going Solo for Tape 3

How much is the “middle man” really worth? Lately, several independent comic book creators have been asking this question about crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Sure, any first-time creator will probably benefit from the “discovery” web traffic on those platforms, but once that creator has linked up with an audience, the fees collected by crowdfunding websites really start

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream 06 February 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed the latest news on Patrick’s Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, the longevity of Todd McFarlane’s Spawn franchise, the ongoing saga of the Image Comics

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream 30 January 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. The Splintering contributor George Travlos was away on assignment. This week, we discussed the latest on Patrick’s ongoing Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, the final countdown for G.I.Joe

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Crowdfunding Review: “Ultra Star” (Riot Press Productions)

Ultra Star was the first issue of a solo-owned IP that Parnell decided to bring to crowdfunding, and is the first campaign of Patrick Thomas Parnell’s that I have backed. He has done four previous campaigns surrounding his Johnny Phantasm IP, for which he is the co-creator and artist. Johnny Phantasm’s abstract art style and Beetlejuice-meets-Scarface story never really appealed

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream 23 January 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. The Splintering contributor George Travlos was away on assignment. This week, we discussed the latest on Patrick’s ongoing Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, and the potential prospects of

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 9 January 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. The Splintering contributor George Travlos was away on assignment. This week, we discussed the latest on Patrick’s ongoing Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, dust jacket drama, the launch

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 12 December 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed Robert Kirkman’s Skybound possibly picking up the Transformers and G.I. Joe licenses, news on Patrick’s upcoming Johnny Phantasm

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 31 October 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed the closing days of Parnell’s Sleepy Hollow campaign, recent happenings from The Splintering’s Festival of Dread Halloween event,

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 10 October 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on “Petrifying” Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder “Fashionably Late” Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor “Ghoulish” George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed the latest on Parnell’s Sleepy Hollow campaign, Shane Davis’ Inglorious Rex project, Parnell’s future

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 3 October 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on “Pumpkin” Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder “Bloody” Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor “Gory” George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed the latest on Parnell’s Sleepy Hollow campaign, international shipping woes (politics and economics!), Parnell’s future

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 19 September 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. (Our fellow Splintering contributor George Travlos rightly decided that spending time with family was more important than comics YouTube this week). This week, we were joined by independent

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 29 August 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we were joined by renowned comic book creators Art Thibert and Eric Canete. We discussed Thibert’s Black and White Vol

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 22 August 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news with Parnell and Wart the Wizard creator Mandy Summers. This week, we discussed the closing of Parnell’s Ultra Star campaign, the latest

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