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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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Michael Derrick talks his latest comic book project “Grayskale” (Interview – Monochrome May Special)

In January, writer Michael Derrick launched an Indiegogo campaign for Grayskale, an all-new graphic novel about a superhero with the ability to exploit karma. We have interviewed Derrick previously about other projects, and we were fortunate enough to get a chance to discuss his new Grayskale campaign.

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Review: “Batman Black and White” (DC Comics – Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Monochrome May event! Today we’re featuring the trade paperback edition of Batman Black and White, the four-issue anthology miniseries published by DC Comics. The individual issues of Batman Black and White included five stories that were eight pages long, and the first collected edition was released in 1998. Each story features the work of a

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Supernatural horror comic “Lylith & Mara” takes a hearty bite of crowdfunding cash

Late last week, Scattered Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new supernatural horror book, Lylith & Mara. Written by Jason Dube and featuring artwork by Frederick Allison Jr., Lylith & Mara is a 32-page, mature-themed, one-shot story featuring characters from the Shadow Hunters comic series. Here’s the official plot summary taken from the Lylith & Mara Indiegogo campaign page:

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Talking “Adventures of Kim Il Sung” with CФMMIЭ МдЯK (Commie Mark Interview)

In February, writer CФMMIЭ МдЯK (aka Commie Mark) launched an Indiegogo campaign for Adventures of Kim Il Sung and Best Korea. Using actual historical photographs to tell the story, Adventures of Kim Il Sung is a graphic novel set in an alternate history where North Korea single-handedly wins the Second World War. The Splintering was fortunate enough to ask CФMMIЭ МдЯK

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Time to bust out! Puzzle adventure “Prison Princess” coming to Switch on 30 January

Earlier this week, Qureate launched an official trailer for Prison Princess, a point-and-click-esque “princess escape adventure” game scheduled to bust out onto the Nintendo Switch eShop worldwide on 30 January. You can watch the delightfully risqué trailer below, which is followed by a breakdown of the game taken from the official Prison Princess website: Story The continent of Maygard. The

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Stealth/horror adventure “The Coma 2” getting full release on 28 January

Having been previously available only via Steam Early Access, Devespresso Games’ story-driven horror title The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters will finally get a full release on 28 January. The first game – The Coma: Recut – followed a young student named Youngho who is stalked by a psychotic killer through the halls of Sehwa High School. This time, The Coma

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“To the Moon” remake arrives 16 January for Nintendo Switch; launch trailer released

Publisher X.D. Network has teamed up with developer Freebird Games to remake 2011’s To the Moon, an adventure RPG scheduled to arrive on the Nintendo Switch eShop on 16 January. According to the game’s director Kan Gao, the core theme of To the Moon is “seeking fantasy from reality.” X.D. Network has also released a new launch trailer for To

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How well did SEGA’s “OutRun 2019” predict the actual technology of 2019?

The futurists working in entertainment are always letting us down. Back to the Future part II promised us hoverboards and flying cars, but when 2015 rolled around, they were nowhere to be seen. The original animated Transformers movie promised us hoverboards by 2005, so Hasbro was even more off the mark. As it turns out, video games have been predicting

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Review: Christmas NiGHTS (SEGA Saturn, Jolly Jinglings Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Jolly Jinglings holiday event! Today we’re going to celebrate by taking a look at possibly the Christmasiest of all Christmas games! It’s difficult to believe that the classic playground war of “Nintendo vs. SEGA” was officially decided nearly 2 decades ago!  I mean, seriously!  2020 is RIGHT around the corner!  Making me feel old over

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“Axiom Verge 2” coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020

During Tuesday’s Nintendo Indie World showcase, independent video game creator Tom Happ announced that Axiom Verge 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2020. Below is the announcement trailer for Axiom Verge 2 followed by the official breakdown of the game: Decades later… or is it centuries earlier? You may have played Axiom Verge, or heard it referenced as a benchmark

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“Punchline” creator Matt Weldon joins “Lady Alchemy” after original artist flames out

In a backer update on Friday, Lady Alchemy: Mutus Liber creator Martina Markota announced that the supernatural graphic novel was going to be significantly delayed due to a creative team shakeup. In short, the original writer and artist are out, new artist Matthew Weldon is in, and Markota will take charge of the script herself. What happened? According to the

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Unboxing Nasser Rabadi’s “Trixie Cain: Blood Reaper” graphic novel

I recently received my copy of Trixie Cain: Blood Reaper #1, the action/horror graphic novel written by Nasser Rabadi (Stardust), co-written by Joey Turnage (Something Real) and illustrated by Shawn Langley (It Came Out on a Wednesday). I backed the “early bird” tier on the Trixie Cain Indiegogo campaign which was $15, which included an unsigned version of the book

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Doppelgängers causing chaos in all worlds – especially in manga

Doppelgängers have been around for decades – often thought of as the evil double or the evil twin. Scientists say that the doppelgänger phenomenon is becoming more noticeable, that we all have at least one person out there in the world that looks like us. Some have two or three. There are plenty of stories where doppelgängers have messed with

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Review: “RoboCop Versus The Terminator (SEGA Genesis)

With the release of another Terminator sequel, reboot, reimagining, whatever. 90’s gaming was the historical epicenter of the battle surrounding violence in video games, complete with U.S. Senate hearings, parents forbidding their children from visiting arcades for fear that they may catch a glimpse of a “fatality,” and so on. Yet even amongst all of that controversy, SEGA’s own Videogame

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Jeremy Lott teases new comic book project “Ptero: Soar”

On Thursday, independent comic book creator Jeremy Lott (Movie Men: Crowded Theater) revealed the first teaser image for an all-new project titled Ptero: Soar via social media. Not much is known about the book at this time, though it appears to have a “science fiction meets the Icarus and Daedalus myth” vibe and is a collaborative project with Daniel Caval

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Chomp Bites One Off: Mr. Bones (Festival of Dread special, NSFW humor)

Welcome back to our special Halloween event here at The Splintering, the Festival of Dread! 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. This edition of Chomp Bites One

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