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“Something Real” issue 3 successfully funded on Indiegogo

On Sunday, the crowdfunding campaign for issue 3 of indie horror series Something Real came to a successful end, raising 120% of its goal for a total of over $4 thousand. Inspired by such supernatural horror stories as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Something Real is written by Joey Turnage and features illustrations by Ian J. Miller and colors by

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Indie horror comic “Something Real” is back on Indiegogo

On Thursday, the crowdfunding campaign for the latest issue of Something Real launched on Indiegogo. Not only can you pick up the upcoming third issue, but there are also options to get earlier issues if you need to catch up. But, hold on! What’s Something Real, you ask? Taking inspiration from supernatural horror classics such as Nightmare on Elm Street,

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Sci-fi horror comic “Something Real” returns to Indiegogo 24 January for third issue

The Boogeyman beckons! The sci-fi horror comic series Something Real is all set to crowdfund its third issue. Not familiar with Something Real? We’ll catch you up. Written by Joey Turnage and featuring illustrations by Ian J. Miller and colors by Fredrik Mattsson, Something Real is a tale of terror inspired by Nightmare on Elm Street and other supernatural horror

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The Indiegogo campaign for independent horror comic “Something Real” ends successfully

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for issue two of the indie comic series Something Real ended successfully, raising 213% of its original goal for a total of $7,470. Taking inspiration from supernatural horror classics such as Nightmare on Elm Street, Something Real is a tale of terror written by Joey Turnage and featuring illustrations by Ian J. Miller and

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Exclusive Interview: What keeps indie comic writer and “Something Real” creator Joey Turnage awake at night?

In August, the crowdfunding campaign for issues 1 and 2 of the horror comic series Something Real is went live on Indiegogo. At the time of this writing, the Something Real project has already been fully funded having raised over $5 thousand. Something Real is a tale of terror written by Joey Turnage and featuring illustrations by Ian J. Miller

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The crowdfunding campaign for indie horror comic “Something Real” is live

The crowdfunding campaign for issues 1 and 2 of the horror comic series Something Real is now live on Indiegogo. Seemingly inspired by Nightmare on Elm Street and other supernatural horror stories, Something Real is a tale of terror written by Joey Turnage and featuring illustrations by Ian J. Miller and colors by Fredrik Mattsson. Here is a summary of

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Yet another study confirms that video games don’t lead to real-world violence

A University of Oxford study published earlier this year confirms – yet again – that playing violent video games does not lead to real-world violence. Published in The Royal Society, the study is described by Oxford University as “one of the most definitive to date, using a combination of subjective and objective data to measure teen aggression and violence in

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Billy Tucci’s Shi shares an anniversary variant with Dynamite Comics’ “Vampirella”

Earlier this week, Dynamite Entertainment launched a crowdfunding campaign for a special, double-anniversary variant of Vampirella #1 featuring cover art by renowned comic book creator Billy Tucci (Zombie Sama). These limited edition covers feature Tucci’s own Shi character alongside Vampi herself. Here’s the pitch straight from the Indiegogo campaign page: It’s Vampirella’s 50th anniversary this year, and the newest comic

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Chomp Bites One Off: Zeus (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

Welcome back to SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week here at The Splintering! We certainly hope that you’ve been enjoying some of our retro gaming content celebrating the launch of our 16-bit friend! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction

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Review: “Altered Beast” (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

Today, the Splintering is continuing our SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week by reviewing the final SEGA Genesis launch title: Altered Beast! Happy birthday SEGA Genesis! I know pretty much everyone interested in classic gaming knows about the original pack-in for one of the greatest consoles of all time… and most people do not have the nicest things to say about

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Review: “Thunder Force II” (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special)

Today, the Splintering is continuing our SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week by reviewing yet another SEGA Genesis launch title: Thunder Force II! I know what you’re thinking. “If this is Thunder Force II, a sequel, then where the heck can I find the first game?” My answer is to that is two fold. First, don’t think so damn much, you’ll

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Chomp Bites One Off: the Model One SEGA Genesis (SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week special – NSFW)

Welcome back to SEGA Genesis 30th Anniversary Week here at The Splintering! We certainly hope that you’ve been enjoying some of our retro gaming content celebrating the launch of our 16-bit friend! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction

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Review: “Super Thunder Blade” – SEGA Genesis (Attack Helicopter Week special)

Welcome back to Attack Helicopter Week here at The Splintering. Before we start with the review, let’s play a little game… One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just doesn’t belong. Space Harrier  –  After Burner  –  Hang On  –  Out Run  –  Thunder Blade Can you tell which thing is not like the

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Chomp Bites One Off: Gyro Man (Attack Helicopter Week Special)

Welcome back to Attack Helicopter Week here at The Splintering! We certainly hope that you’ve been enjoying some of our gaming content celebrating the best of our fine, attack helicopteroid friends! Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to

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“Strangelove: I Want to be Chrome” creator Brenden Swan talks horror, manga, and love with robots (interview)

In June, comic book creater Brenden Swan launched an Indiegogo campaign for Strangelove: I Want to be Chrome, an all-new one-shot graphic novel written and illustrated by Swan himself. We got a chance to have a friendly back and forth with Swan, who was gracious enough to respond to our questions on the Strangelove project.* As always, the answers below

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Intellivision to reveal 22 Amico-exclusive games at E3… behind closed doors

Intellivision has announced that they will debut their Amico console next week at E3… behind closed doors. C’mon, Tommy! Don’t you trust us?! Intellivision will bring playable Amico systems and controllers along with 22 playable games… behind closed doors. Grrrr! Here’s the rationale for a behind-closer-doors reveal according to Intellivision Entertainment CEO/President Tommy Tallarico: “…we are still a year and

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Chomp Bites One Off: “Virtua Fighter’s” Jacky Bryant (SEGA Week Special – NSFW)

If you live in the United States, your SEGA Saturn console is very possibly now 24 years old. (You still have it, don’t you?) The announcement of the Saturn’s surprise US release was in May 1995, and what followed was a very rocky and admittedly short lifespan for the console. However, several great games graced the Saturn during its short

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Reflection: M.U.S.H.A. (SEGA Week Special)

Being SEGA Week and all, I thought it would make sense to highlight one of the most prized games in the Genesis library: M.U.S.H.A. Since The Splintering doesn’t really do “reviews”, I’m winging it with the whole “reflection” thing. Time to give M.U.S.H.A a bit of The Splintering’s trademark TLC … Prepare for bemusement! What is it? M.U.S.H.A. … Who

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Review – “Ecco: the Tides of Time” (SEGA Week Special)

I have a very special treat to kick off SEGA Week here at The Splintering. Yes, with me today, I have the very unique opportunity to interview the one and only, Ecco the Dolphin himself. The Splintering (TS): Hi, Ecco. Thanks so much taking some time out to hang with us here at The Splintering. Ecco: Kee-kee! Kack-kak-kak! TS: That’s

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We go behind the curtain with “Movie Men: Crowded Theater” (interview)

Earlier in April, writer Jeremy Lott launched an Indiegogo campaign for Movie Men: Crowded Theater, an all-new one-shot graphic novel written by Lott and featuring illustrations by Doug Curtis. We got a chance to have a friendly back and forth with Lott, who was gracious enough to respond to our questions on the Movie Men project.* As always, the answers

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Review – “Captain America and the Avengers” (Genesis)

In 1991, Data East released Captain America and The Avengers in arcades. It became a moderate hit, prompting Data East to develop a console version on the Genesis/Mega Drive in 1992. Now, nearly 30 years later, justice is being served as Marvel Entertainment is finally releasing Avengers: Endgame, the movie which is based on Data East’s arcade classic! Okay, so

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Hero or Traitor? Andre Frattino introduces “Tokyo Rose” to a new generation in his graphic novel (Interview)

Earlier in March, writer Andre Frattino launched a Kickstarter campaign for Tokyo Rose: Zero Hour, an all-new one-shot graphic novel written by Frattino and featuring illustrations by Kate Kasenow. We got a chance to have a quick back and forth with Frattino, who was gracious enough to respond to our questions on the Tokyo Rose campaign. As always, the answers

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HD remake of “Custer’s Revenge” featuring fully digitized actors coming in 2019

Did you ever hide video games in your sock drawer as a teenager? Maybe under your mattress? There’s very few games that required that level of concealment, but one of the first was certainly Custer’s Revenge on the Atari 2600. First released in 1982, Custer’s Revenge is an adult-themed game in which the player controls a nude General George Armstrong

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Gilbert Deltrez goes all guns blazing in “Pistolera” (interview)

Earlier in March, Headshot Horror Publishing launched a Kickstarter campaign for Pistolera, an all-new 32-page one-shot comic set in the 1800s written by Gilbert Deltrez and featuring illustrations by Mateo Martinez and colors by J.L. Giles. We got a chance to have a quick back and forth with Deltrez who was gracious enough to respond to our questions on the

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Sporkman creator Chuck Bonetti serves up the details on “Sporkman: Goes to Japan” (interview)

Last year, Chuck Bonetti and the creative team behind Sporkman: Goes to Japan conducted a crowdfunding campaign to fund the book that came laser close to reaching its goal. After a few months to regroup and recalibrate, the Sporkman team is ready to relaunch with a retooled campaign scheduled to hit Indiegogo on 29 March. We reached out to Bonetti

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Chomp bites one off: ToeJam & Earl… well, just Earl, actually (interview, humor)

Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. Today, Chomp digs deep with Earl from the classic ToeJam & Earl series, which is finally getting a long-awaited sequel with

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