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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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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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Richard C. Meyer’s $1 “Jawbreakers” Gambit Pays Off

Last week, independent comic book creator and Splatto Comics founder Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for Jawbreakers Forever, the latest installment in the Jawbreakers superhero action series. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $108k at the time of this writing, all despite having an asking price of only a single dollar.(!) Written by Richard

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Richard C. Meyer Launches “Iron Sights 3” & “Impossible Stars 2” Combo Crowdfunding Campaign

On Sunday, independent comic book creator and Splatto Comics founder Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for both Iron Sights 3 and Impossible Stars 2. Iron Sights is an over-the-top, gritty crime series, while Impossible Stars is a sci-fi tale set in Earth’s distant future. Here’s the official breakdown of the campaign from the Iron Sights 3 and Impossible

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Mail Call! “499” by Richard C. Meyer and Per (Narwhal) Berg

Today we’re unboxing our Indiegogo-exclusive copy of 499 from Richard C. Meyer and Per Berg (aka Narwhal), which recently landed at The Splintering HQ (my house). My cat was courteous enough to show up immediately upon finishing recording. On to the video…. If you want to check out our review of 499 (which you should), you can do so here.

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Crowdfunding Review: “499” (Richard C. Meyer, Per “Narwhal” Berg)

Successfully crowdfunded earlier in 2021, 499 is a collaboration between Richard C Meyer and Per Berg (Narwhal), the coupling of the two affectionately known as “Narzack”. The sci-fi concept is from the mind of Meyer, while the art is done in Narwhal’s unique, cartoony style. The bones and flow of the story were shaped over conversations via email between the two. Between

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Update! Richard C. Meyer Relaunches Indiegogo Campaign for “Rock ‘N Roll Ninja” After Feedback

Update: After receiving a less than enthusiastic response to the launch of Rock ‘N Roll Ninja, Splatto Comics founder Richard C. Meyer has abruptly ended the campaign and relaunched it after making several changes. First and foremost, the story will not be be broken into shorter “floppy” comics, and will instead be collected as a 100-page graphic novel for $30.

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Richard C. Meyer Teams Up with Narwhal for New Thriller “499”

On Friday, independent comic book creator and Splatto Comics founder Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for 499, a 72-page graphic novel written and illustrated by Foreign Agent creator Narwal (aka Per Berg). Set in an alternate history, 499 blends elements of Cold War-inspired thrillers with the slasher films of the 1980s. Here’s the official plot synopsis taken from

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Richard C. Meyer launches surprise campaign for coronavirus-inspired comic “PANdemIC”

Well, this came out of frickin’ nowhere… On Wednesday, independent comic book creator Richard C. Meyer (Jawbreakers, The Expendables Go to Hell) launched a surprise crowdfunding campaign for PANdemIC, a new thriller graphic novel “ripped from the headlines!” (Kill me) Written by Meyer and featuring artwork by Renzo Rodriguez (Desolation Wave), PANdemIC will be written as our own real-world struggle

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Richard C. Meyer launches “The Expendables Go to Hell” on Indiegogo; quadruple funded on day one

For months, independent comic book author and Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer has teased several “secret projects.” On Saturday, he launched a surprise crowdfunding campaign for the first of these projects via Indiegogo: The Expendables Go to Hell. The Expendables Go to Hell is an all-new graphic novel featuring characters from Sylvester Stallone’s action film series. This project is a

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Unboxing Richard C. Meyer’s “Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG” graphic novel

I recently received my copy of Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG, the action/superhero graphic novel written by Richard C. Meyer (Iron Sights), co-written by Chuck Dixon (Batman) and illustrated by Aaron Alfeche. I backed the tier with an unsigned copy of the Jawbreakers book and featuring variant cover art by Kyle Ritter (Starblades). I thought I’d unbox it to give you a sense

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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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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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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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“Iron Sights” returns to Indiegogo for a limited time to support suicide prevention charity

Earlier this week, Richard C. Meyer brought Iron Sights back to Indiegogo for a limited campaign in support of The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention charity focused on LGBTQ youth. 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

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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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“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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Mike Baron’s “Private American” Takes the US-Mexico Border Crisis Into His Own Hands (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Braly Image Group recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Private American, a 66+ page graphic novel set against the current US border crisis. The project is fully funded, having raised nearly $38 thousand at the time of this writing and still available in-demand.* Written by Mike Baron (The Punisher, Nexus, Thin Blue Line) and featuring illustrations by Richard Bonk (Superman,

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Rambo Origin Story “First Kill” Coming From Splatto Comics

I don’t particularly enjoy being the last to hear big news, but Splatto Comics founder and independent comic book creator Richard C. Meyer has time and again confounded me with some rather unorthodox marketing techniques. Yet another example of this came over the Veterans’ Day weekend, when Splatto Comics surprise-launched a crowdfunding campaign for First Kill, a 64-page Rambo origin

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 14 August 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 with comic writers Arvid Nelson and Phill Diaz and artists Matt Bahr and Billy Bacsko joined in the party, too. This week, we discussed Patrick’s upcoming Last of the Seekers

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Crowdfunding Review “Jawbreakers: Grand Bizarre” (Splatto Comics)

Welcome back to another Crowdfunding Review here at The Splintering. Today, we’ll be taking a look at Jawbreakers: Grand Bizarre, which contains three separate stories by different creative teams. For those of you not familiar with our 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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Pointless Unboxing – “Thin Blue Line”, “Wraith of God”, and “Jawbreakers: Grand Bizarre”

Today we’re unboxing three Indiegogo-exclusive comics – Thin Blue Line, Wraith of God, and Jawbreakers: Grand Bizarre. No fluff. Time for watching. Thanks for watching today. We appreciate all feedback – positive, constructive, or colorful. And as always… Thanks for reading! Please consider following The Splintering on social media or bookmarking the site for more independent entertainment news, views, and

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 17 July 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 with comic writer Arvid Nelson and artist Matt Bahr returning to the party, too. This week, we discussed Patrick’s upcoming Last of the Seekers campaign as well as his ongoing

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 26 June 2022 Edition

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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 Patrick’s upcoming Last of the Seekers campaign as well as his ongoing Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, IDW’s upcoming throwback TMNT miniseries, the latest comic book

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Splatto Comics Tells Readers to “Mind Your Business”

Over the weekend, independent comic book creator and Splatto Comics founder Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for Mind Your Business, an all-new, 26-page black and white book based on emerging current events.* The third book in Splatto’s “Theosophy” series, Mind Your Business reunites Meyer with artist Kelsey Shannon (The Ballad of No). Each Theosophy book comments on real

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An Immortal Deals With Cancel Culture in Splatto Comics’ “Is This You?”

On Thursday, independent comic book creator and Splatto Comics founder Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for Is This You?, a 64-page, black and white graphic novel about “an Immortal dealing with Cancel Culture.” The book is a “NarZack” project, meaning that it’s written by Richard (Ya Boi Zack) Meyer and illustrated by Per (Narwhal) Berg. The project is

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