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Crowdfunding Review: “Perfect 10” Issue 2 (Genuine Comics)

Perfect 10 issue #2 is the second installment of the Perfect 10 series. While both issues 1 and 2 have been crowdfunded on Indiegogo in the last year and a half, Genuine Comics is not new to the indie scene, nor the crowdfunding scene, as they have previous titles that were funded via Kickstarter. Inspired by Image, Genuine Comics started

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Issue 2 of Genuine Comics’ “Perfect 10” Fully Funded on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Earlier this week, Genuine Comics’ crowdfunding campaign for Perfect 10 issue two was fully funded on Indiegogo, with over two weeks remaining in the initial crowdfunding period. Written and created by Dave Brink (Earthling) and featuring illustrations by Pow Rodrix (Wolverine), colors by Daniel Rodrigues (Earthling: Indie Wars) and lettering by Joel Saavedra (Berserkers), Perfect 10 is a 28-page action

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Indiegogo Campaign for Sci-Fi Superhero Comic “Perfect 10” Rallies in Final Hours

On Tuesday, the crowdfunding campaign for superhero comic Perfect 10 ended successfully, rallying past its base funding goal with just hours to spare. Written by Dave Brink and featuring illustrations by Pow Rodrix (Wolverine, Justice League of America) and colors by Daniel Rodrigues, Perfect 10 is a sexy take on sci-fi action featuring a heroine described as a Lara Croft-type

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These “Exploded” Console Prints are the Perfect Complement to your Retro Gaming Room

Have you been spending time at home to upgrade your ultimate gaming lair? If you’re a fan of the late 90s & early 2000s era of gaming, then independent artist Angeline N Pear (aka “Angerinet“?) has some killer tapestries for you to adorn your walls. Without any more beating around the bush, have a look for yourself below.   These

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 13 June 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 with Parnell. While Blake was fashionably late due to a rare power outage at The Splintering HQ, fortunately our own George Travlos was on hand to play yin

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Crowdfunding Review: “Sovereign Wolf” (D.O.A. Comics)

Arriving at my doorstep yesterday was D.O.A. Comics’ Sovereign Wolf.* I was excited to get it and read it immediately. For my review, the categories I’ll be adjudicating will be the following: Book Content and Quality Communication and Fulfillment Packaging and Shipping Stretch Goals and Bonuses This is Eddie Winkler’s first solo crowdfunding project, and Sovereign Wolf raised over $26,000

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Greatest Levels in Gaming: “Kirby’s Adventure” (NES, Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Monochrome May event! Today we’re introducing what may become a new feature: Greatest Levels in Gaming, starting with one of the Nintendo Entertainment System’s last, but most cherished games. Before we kick this off, if you have any concerns about spoiling a 30-year old game, then you might want to avoid this retrospective. Then again,

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Retro Review: “Daedalian Opus” (Nintendo Game Boy, Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of black and white entertainment! Today we’re going to pick apart a lesser-known puzzle game for the Nintendo Game Boy, Daedalian Opus. Published by Vic Tokai in 1990, Daedalian Opus is a Tetris-inspired twist on tangram puzzles. What’s a tangram puzzle? Tangrams are designed around rearranging various two dimensional shapes called

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Crowdfunding Review: “Maverix: Decimation” (NTM Comics)

I am making my debut venture into comic book reviews with Maverix: Decimation. I am new to crowdfunding comics and comics in general, but have enthusiastically jumped in and backed 30 campaigns to date. Maverix: Decimation is the first comic book that I have received from any of the campaigns that I have backed in the last 6 months. Coincidentally, this

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Review: “Black and White Remastered” (Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Monochrome May event! Today we’re cheating a bit on the whole “Monochrome” thing to feature Black and White Remastered, a completely redrawn and enhanced version of Art Thibert’s superhero comics originally published in the mid-90s by Image and made possible today by a successful crowdfunding campaign.*Written and illustrated by Art Thibert and co-written by Taylor

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Crowdfunding Review: “More Lethal” (King Toad Comics, Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things chiaroscuro! Today we’ll be reviewing the crowdfunded action/sci-fi comic book More Lethal by King Toad Comics.  For those of you not familiar with the “crowdfunding review” format, we grade a crowdfunding campaign on four distinct categories: Book Content and Quality Communication and Fulfillment Packaging and Shipping Stretch Goals

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Sci-Fi RPG “The Caligula Effect 2” Gets New Trailer

Game publisher FuRyu and developer Historia recently released a second trailer for The Caligula Effect 2, a sequel to the 2016 turn-based RPG originally released on the PlayStation Vita. You can check out the latest trailer below, followed by a breakdown of the game from NIS America. A virtuadoll named Regret has created the world of Redo in order to

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Pixel to Cel: “Fatal Fury – Double Impact” (1999)

A previous article here on The Splintering covered the uninhibited method of 90s video game marketing ads, and it got me thinking not only about the games of that decade, but animated renditions of those games from the time period. Unsurprisingly, fighting games and beat ’em up side-scrollers come readily to mind, as colorful characters performing ultra violent moves on

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Retro Review: “The Adventures of Batman and Robin” (SEGA CD)

This week marks the long-awaited release of Justice League: the Snyder Cut, but we don’t need an excuse to celebrate the Dark Knight, right? So in an effort to boost website traffic celebrate the momentous film release, how about a retro gaming review of one of the Dynamic Duo’s video game adventures? You’ll be hard pressed to find a bigger

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Illinois Lawmaker to Introduce Legislation Banning “Grand Theft Auto”, Other Violent Games

Earlier this week, an Illinois lawmaker announced that he will introduce a ban on violent videogames in response to a rise in carjackings in the Chicago area. State Representative Marcus Evans (Democrat) specifically noted Grand Theft Auto as his primary target, as it features vehicle theft as part of the gameplay. The legislation would ban sales of the game in

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Aaron Neff and Garrett Gabbey Bring the Robots in “Mavrics: Origins”

Independent comic book creators Aaron Neff and Garrett Gabbey are both hard at work preparing a crowdfunding campaign for Mavrics: Origns Volume 1, an all-new 60-page graphic novel. Set in an alternate future, Mavrics promises to deliver “Such Robots! Many Action! Wow!” Here’s the official pitch taken from the Mavrics pre-launch page, followed by the creators’ recent appearance on Michael

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“Mass Effect Legendary Edition” Censored According to Developers

Publisher Electronic Arts finally unveiled the first official trailer for Mass Effect Legendary Edition, a remastered edition of the original Mass Effect trilogy that undoubtedly hopes to wash away the bad taste left behind by Mass Effect Andromeda and Anthem. In a recent interview with Metro, members of the MELE development team discussed their approach to updating the games for

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Hard Cash: Looking back at 1967’s “Who’s Minding The Mint?”

The heist film is a standard of crime and action cinema. In fact, it has been with the film medium since the very beginning. 1903’s The Great Train Robbery by Edison Film, with Edwin S. Porter at the helm, is a great early example of a heist film, featuring bandits taking a train, valuables, and other goods before being chased

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Adam Friended’s “Supervillains Anonymous” Now on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, independent comic book creator and The Stitch and Adam Show co-host Adam Friended launched a crowdfunding campaign for Supervillains Anonymous, a 48 page, full-color graphic novel that blends comedy into the superhero genre. I know what you’re thinking. “Supervillains? So, does it subvert expectations?!” Here’s the official plot synopsis taken from the Supervillains Anonymous Indiegogo campaign page:

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Crowdfunding Review: THE CHENOO by Graham Nolan

Given that the Indiegogo campaign for Graham Nolan’s Alien Alamo launched earlier this week, today we’ll be reviewing his most recent crowdfunded comic book, The Chenoo.  For those of you not familiar with my review format, I grade a crowdfunding campaign on four distinct categories: Book Content and Quality Communication and Fulfillment Packaging and Shipping Stretch Goals and Bonuses With

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Michael Derrick Digs In for Another Round of Probing with “The Abductables 2: Reticulous!” (Interview)

Independent comic book creator Michael Derrick is no stranger to crowdfunding projects (nor is he a stranger to being interviewed by The Splintering!). Derrick recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Abductables 2: Reticulous!, a full color follow-up to 2019’s sci-fi/comedy original (which we reviewed here). We were fortunate enough to get a chance to discuss his Reticulous! campaign which is still available to support here.

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CФMMIЭ МдЯK Continues to Bastardize Golden Age Heroes in “Not Daredevil Universe” (Interview, part 1)

Today we’re honored to once again talk to CФMMIЭ МдЯK, the legendary “Gay Space Communist” Brit, independent comic book creator, and veritable YouTube sensation. He has multiple projects on the horizon, including Not Daredevil Universe, which is scheduled to begin crowdfunding on New Year’s Day. МдЯK was kind enough to invite me over to his place during my European holiday,

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Review: “Batman – Noël” (DC Comics, Jolly Jinglings Special)

Welcome back to Jolly Jinglings, the Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things that shake like a bowl full of jelly! Today we’re going to pick apart Batman: Noël, the graphic novel written and illustrated by Lee Bermejo and published by DC Comics in 2011. Wait, Batman: Noël… Batmanuel!? Anyway, using Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol as the backdrop, Batman: Noël

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Review: “Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special” (DC Comics, Jolly Jinglings Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Jolly Jinglings holiday event! Full disclosure! Today we’re going to look at one of my personal, all-time favorite comics: Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special. Written by Keith Giffen and Alan Grant, illustrated by Simon Bisley, and published by DC Comics in 1991, Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special is a gloriously violent one-shot comic strictly intended for mature

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