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Mark Poulton’s Horror Fantasy “Viking Wolf” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Last week, independent comic book creator Mark Poulton launched a crowdfunding campaign for Viking Wolf, a 40-page horror fantasy graphic novel presented in an oversized, 8.5” x 11” format. It’s also well past funded, having already raised more than $12 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Poulton (Graveyard Shift) and featuring illustrations by Matt Dalton (Graveyard Shift:

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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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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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The “Black Owl” Flies Again on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, veteran comic book creator Mark Poulton launched a crowdfunding campaign for Black Owl Book I, a 48-page, squarebound graphic novel. The project is already fully funded, having raised nearly nine thousand dollars at the time of this writing. Written by Poulton and illustrated by Gregg Paulsen, Black Owl is an all-new spin on a classic classic superhero

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“BEARDZZERKER” Creator Don Chin Talks Heavy Metal, Keanu, and What He Really Thinks of Millennials! (Interview)

Veteran comic book creator and Parody Press founder Don Chin recently launched his second Indiegogo campaign, this time for BEARDZZERKER, a parody of Boom Studios’ BRZRKR book featuring Keanu Reeves. We were fortunate enough to get a chance to discuss his campaign, which is still available to support here. As always, the answers below are represented as closely to “as written” as possible with

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Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift Vol. III” Now Live on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, independent comic book creator Jon Malin launched a crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift Vol. III, the next installment is extremely successful Graveyard Shift series. Co-Created by Jon Malin and Mark Poulton, Graveyard Shift is a horror-themed superhero book described as “the Universal Monsters meets the X-Men.” The project was fully funded in minutes, and has already raised more

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90s-style action comic “Sea Dog and Codename: Kill Switch” now on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, father-and-son comic book creative team Mark and Chase Poulton launched a crowdfunding campaign for Sea Dog and Codename: Kill Switch, a 48-page graphic novel inspired by the action-adventure superhero comics of the 1990s. Here’s the pitch taken from the Indiegogo campaign page: Mark Poulton (writer/co-creator of GRAVEYARD SHIFT, GRAVEYARD SHIFT II, and USASSASSIN) teams up with his son,

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“Graveyard Shift” scribe teases new comic project “Sea Dog and Codename: Kill Switch”

On Sunday, independent comic book creator Mark Poulton (Graveyard Shift) teased a superhero-themed new comic book project Sea Dog and Codename: Kill Switch. Before getting to the details, here’s the teaser image that Poulton shared via social media. (Spoilers! There are very few details) The teased image clearly has a retro 90s vibe, featuring superhero proportions, guns, and dynamic artwork.

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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Clownfish Comics’ Crimson Rhen is “Like The Goonies. On an Airship.”

“Heyyyyy youuuu guyyyyys!” Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since the Archimedes’ Principle of density.  The creative minds at Clownfish Comics (perhaps most known for their work on the Clownfish TV YouTube channel) are prepped to launch a crowdfunding campaign for Crimson Rhen of the True North, a 130+ page hardcover comic book

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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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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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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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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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“Graveyard Shift Vol. III” Indiegogo Campaign Ends Big

On Monday, the crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift Vol. III ended successfully, raising 53091% of its original goal (not a typo) for a total of more than $265 thousand. At those totals, almost all of the campaign’s stretch goals were met, meaning several additional bonuses will be coming to the backers of the project. Co-Created by Jon Malin and Mark

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 6 September 2020 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 with Parnell, The Shepherd creator Dr. Andrea Molinari, Red Valkyrie YouTube host Shae the Red, and Graveyard Shift co-creator Jon Malin. This week, we discussed the latest developments

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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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Jon Malin’s horror graphic novel “Graveyard Shift Vol. 2” hits “Six figures, bitch!”

The crowdfunding campaign for Jon Malin’s and Mark Poulton’s graphic novel Graveyard Shift Volume 2 achieved the blessed “Six Figures, bitch!” overnight, crossing over the $100 thousand funding threshold. Not only is that an impressive benchmark to pass, but hitting $100 thousand also means that the Graveyard Shift writing and art staff (Malin excluded) will receive a bonus for their

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