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Cecil’s “Cash Grab” Comic Book Crosses the “Six Figures, Bitch” Threshold

On Wednesday, the crowdfunding campaign for comedy/adventure Cash Grab crossed the blessed “Six Figures, Bitch!” threshold, raising more than $101 thousand at the time of this writing. The 48-page book was an instant crowdfunding success, raking in $60 thousand in the first 24 hours. Written by Internet comedian Cecil and illustrated by Donal DeLay, Cash Grab is a superhero comedy

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Cecil’s comedy graphic novel “Cash Grab” is grabbing all the cash on Indiegogo; $60K in 24 hours

“Hello!” On Tuesday, the anonymous Internet comedian known as “Cecil” launched a crowdfunding campaign for Cash Grab, a 48+ page action/comedy graphic novel written by Cecil himself and featuring illustrations by Donal DeLay (Vestige), colors by Ink Spots, and letters by Eric Weathers. And girthy stacks of cash are indeed being grabbed, snatched, groped and grasped, as the campaign has

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Cecil goes it alone! (sort of) First teaser image of revamped “Cash Grab” revealed

“Hello!” Late last week, Internet comedian and host of the “Cecil Says” YouTube channel revealed the first piece of artwork for his upcoming Cash Grab graphic novel project. The comedy tale will be written by Cecil himself and feature illustrations by Donal DeLay (Vestige), colors by Andrew Huerta (Sovereign) and letters by Eric Weathers (of course). The Cash Grab project

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Mail Call! Unboxing Wildstyle Comics’ “Brutas the Badass“

Today, I’m unboxing Wildstyle Comics’ Brutas the Badass by Donal DeLay (Cash Grab) and Nasser Rabadi (Stardust). I contributed to the Indiegogo campaign in late 2018, so this one has admittedly been a long time coming. I backed the most basic physical tier, which included a signed copy of the book, a sticker, and three trading cards. You can check

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Horde Shooter “Hero Potential” Features Indie Comics Stars Cyberfrog, Cecil & the Jawbreakers

On Thursday, independent video game creator Harrison Bergeron launched a crowdfunding campaign for Hero Potential, an online multiplayer shooter featuring heroes from several independent comic books (as DLC), such as CyberFrog, Cash Grab’s Cecil, and the Jawbreakers. Of course, there are plenty of original heroes in the base game, too. At the moment, the Steam PC release is the focus,

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The Splintering Founder Plays “Get in the Gulag” Hosted by CФMMIЭ МДЯK

On Thursday, The Splintering founder and editor-in-chief Blake Worrell competed in a no-holds-barred competition known as Get in the Gulag, hosted by Adventures of Kim Il Sung creator and the UK’s most famous “Gay Space Communist”, CФMMIЭ МДЯK (Commi3 Mark). Joining in the competition were KOZOR co-creator Clayton Barton (representing Australia) and Cash Grab artist Donal DeLay (helping Blake to

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Michael Derrick Presents Sci-Fi Action Comedy “The Abductables 2: Reticulous”

Independent comic book creator Michael Derrick and Cauldron Comics have been teasing a follow-up to The Abductables for a good while, and now the promotional gears are in full swing as the project’s pre-launch page is live on Indiegogo. Artist Ibai Canales (Iron Sights) returns to illustrate the sequel, which will also include the painted artwork of “Ink Spots” (Cash

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Dynamite Comics Drops “Vampirella” Variant Cover after Cancel Culture Backlash

Over the weekend, Dynamite Comics cancelled a crowdfunding campaign for a Vengeance of Vampirella variant cover featuring the internet comedian known only as “Cecil.” The book was already an overnight success, achieving its original funding goal in the first hour and raising more than $10k before the project was nixed. The cover itself featured a caricature of Cecil himself betwixt

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Internet comedian Cecil joins Ethan Van Sciver’s upcoming “Reignbow Brute” comic as co-writer

During a YouTube livestream on his Comic Artist Pro Secrets channel, comic book artist and YouTube talk show host Ethan Van Sciver invited a fellow YouTube personality known publicly as “Cecil” to co-write his upcoming comic, Reignbow Brute (tentative title). Cecil immediately responded, “Done.”   Cecil was caught off guard earlier this week after his collaborative project Cash Grab was

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The Worlds of Isaac Fox Meet in “Foxxy Vacations: Hot Springs Edition” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

The characters from the worlds of Isaac Fox/Astral Ticket recently took a non-canonical vacation to a Japanese-style onsen (hot springs), and now Fox invites you to sneak a peek at just how much fun his characters had. Foxxy Vacations: Hot Springs Edition is a special 22-page, pinup/comic book hybrid that serves as a playful crossover between all of Isaac Fox’s

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Retro Review: “Last Battle” (SEGA Genesis, 80s August Special)

Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since the Trojan War! Despite being a prominent presence of the 90s gaming scene, many forget that the SEGA Genesis (aka Mega Drive) was actually released in 1989. So today, we’re continuing our 80s coverage by reviewing one of the console’s launch titles: Last Battle! *Note: Did

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Greatest Levels in Gaming: “Alex Kidd in Miracle World” (SEGA Master System, Attack Helicopter Week Special)

Since Alex Kidd is oddly relevant this year, today we’re going back to an Attack Helicopter Week of years past to look at one of the most innovative stages from SEGA’ flagship title for the Master System, Alex Kidd in Miracle World. In the mid to late 80s, the SEGA Master System was the underdog in a sales race with

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Retro Review: “Splatterhouse 2” (SEGA Genesis, Festival of Dread Special)

Of all the games I’ve owned, sold, repurchased, etc., over the years, I’ve never sold any of my original Splatterhouse games. Why? Because braining demons with blunt objects and watching their unholy essence spray from their freshly-cracked skulls is good ol’ family fun. Wholesome shit, am I right? My personal experience with the Splatterhouse series went like this: Splatterhouse (TG-16 version), Splatterhouse 3, and finally Splatterhouse

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Supernatural thriller “Johnny Phantasm” returns to Indiegogo

On Sunday, Johnny Phantasm creators Patrick Thomas Parnell and Evan K. Pozios launched a crowdfunding campaign for Johnny Phantasm in the Tales of New Detroit.* Already crowdfunded and fulfilled as a graphic novel, this new campaign will fund a reprinted edition of the same story as three separate, 24-page issues printed on newsprint. So if you slept on the original

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Billy Tucci’s “Zombie Sama” gets second life on Indiegogo, fully funded in 2 hours (updated)

After a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, renowned comic creator Billy Tucci (SHI) has made good on his promise to launch a second campaign on Indiegogo for those who prefer it as a crowdfunding platform. It was fully funded in less than two hours. This huge head start was thanks in no small part to Tucci’s personal friend and comic-creating

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Billy Tucci’s action/horror graphic novel “Zombie Sama” launches on Kickstarter

On Wednesday, renowned comic book creator Billy Tucci (Shi) launched a new crowdfunding campaign for Zombie Sama, an all-new 60-page graphic novel marrying horror, action and what looks to be girthy doses of violence. The project is already an instant success, as it was fully funded in the first seven hours.* At the helm is Billy Tucci in the writer’s

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Drowning in unsold Rose Tico toys, Hasbro finds life raft by acquiring Power Rangers

This past Tuesday, toy maker Hasbro agreed to acquire several children’s entertainment franchises from Saban Entertainment including the Power Rangers for around $520 million in cash and stock. The deal follows some tough financial times for Hasbro, who is looking to diversify their revenue streams outside of toys following a loss of $112.5 million last quarter ending 1 April. The

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