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Doug TenNapel’s “Earthworm Jim” graphic novel smashes crowdfunding records; still available in-demand

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow ended as a massive success, raising $706,951 – surpassing Icarus and the Sun to set a new record for a comic book campaign on Indiegogo. At those numbers, the Launch the Cow project met dozens of stretch goals, including a poster, patch, trading cards, gilded pages, cover upgrades, extra pages

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All-new “Earthworm Jim” comic now on Indiegogo, raises $100 thousand in one day (updated)

On Monday, comic book creator Doug TenNapel launched an Indiegogo campaign for a book he’s waited over two decades to create: the origin of his most famous creation: Earthworm Jim. Titled Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow, the 160-page graphic novel with finally tell the story of Jim, Psycrow, Princess What’s-Her-Name, and the many unique worlds they inhabit. Oh, and at

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Doug TenNapel reveals plans for “Earthworm Jim” comic book

It’s a great month for Earthworm Jim fans. Hot off the heels of the release of his Bigfoot Bill graphic novel, comic book author and Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel has revealed that an Earthworm Jim comic book is in the works. This news comes just days after Intellivision announced that a new Earthworm Jim video game is in development

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“Whoa, Nelly!” New Earthworm Jim game coming exclusively to Intellivision Amico

According to a press release from Intellivision Inc., the creative team behind the original Earthworm Jim games are reuniting to create a brand new installment exclusively for the Intellivision’s upcoming Amico console. These original team members include Doug TenNapel, David Perry, Tommy Tallarico, Nick Bruty, Mike Dietz, Tom Tanaka and Joey Kuras, all of whom are set for an interactive

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Streets of Rage 2, Contra Hard Corps, Earthworm Jim & more confirmed for the SEGA Genesis Mini

On Thursday, SEGA revealed ten more titles included with their SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive mini. Here’s a list of the newly-confirmed games. Castle of Illusion World of Illusion Thunder Force III Super Fantasy Zone Shinobi III Streets of Rage 2 Earthworm Jim* Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Contra Hard Corps Landstalker This is in addition to the ten games already announced, so

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SEGA negotiating to have “Earthworm Jim” included with the Genesis Mini

SEGA unloaded quite a few details regarding the Genesis/Mega Drive Mini at SEGA Fes last week. The SEGA Genesis Mini is scheduled to release on 19 September 2019, and it comes with two classic wired 3-button control pads, USB power adapter, power cable, and an HDMI cable. SEGA has confirmed that the Genesis Mini will ship with a total of

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Earthworm Jim creator launches crowdfunding campaign for new comic “Bigfoot Bill”

On Monday, veteran artist/animator Doug TenNapel launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new independent comic book project, Bigfoot Bill, which smashed its original funding goal on the first day, raising more than $20 thousand at the time of this writing. Bigfoot Bill is a 48-page graphic novel (with the possibility of more pages being added) written and illustrated by Doug

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Earthworm Jim creator announces new comic project “Bigfoot Bill”

On Monday, Doug TenNapel debuted his plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for Bigfoot Bill, a new comic book project. TenNapel made the announcement during a livestream chat on Ethan Van Sciver’s Comic Artist Pro Secrets YouTube channel (See video below, discussion begins at approximately 24:30). TenNapel intends to launch the Bigfoot Bill project on Indiegogo sometime next Monday, August

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SEGA reveals the final 12 games included with the Genesis Mini

Before we start, who called Alisia Dragoon being added to the SEGA Genesis Mini? This guy! … Well, we didn’t so much “call it” as we put it on our wishlist. Either way, it’s still great that Alisia Dragoon is even a small part of the current gaming conversation, because it’s excellent. All that gloating aside, SEGA has announced the

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Von Klaus’ new graphic novel “Monster M.D.” has the prescription for success

Earlier this week, comic book writer Von Klaus launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new horror/comedy graphic novel Monster M.D. The campaign was an instant success, as it was completely funded on its first day and has now raised nearly 400% of its original goal for a total of more than $11 thousand at the time of this writing. Monster

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Have Doom – Will Kick! Elliot Fernandez’s “Doomkicker” is live on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, comic book artist Elliot Fernandez kicked off a crowdfunding campaign for Doomkicker, a new horror graphic novel written by Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel. Fernandez has been teasing the project for months, and it looks as though his promotional efforts have paid off. The campaign is already kicking ass, having raised nearly 300% of its original goal for

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Our wishlist for the last 10 Genesis Mini games (SEGA Week Special)

SEGA has been knocking it out of the park with the games announced for their upcoming Genesis Mini. The first 30 of the 40 pre-installed titles have now been revealed, with the list of confirmed games below: Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Altered Beast Beyond Oasis Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse Castlevania: Bloodlines Comix Zone Contra: Hard Corps

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Comic creator Doug TenNapel’s nose art adopted by U.S. Air Force for newly-commissioned plane

Over the weekend, comic book and video game creator Doug TenNapel (Bigfoot Bill, Earthworm Jim) visited Beale Air Force Base as an honored guest of the 940th Refueling Wing. The occasion? The Air Force was commissioning a new KC-135 plane, and members of the wing had selected a piece of TenNapel’s artwork to adorn the plane’s nose. The design for

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Comic artist Elliot Fernandez teases “Doomkicker”

Coming off a successful Indiegogo campaign with Black and Red, comic artist Elliot Fernandez has been teasing Doom Kicker, an upcoming collaboration with Earthworm Jim creator, Doug TenNapel, for several months. What is Doom Kicker all about? Nobody really knows, yet. Fernandez is providing the artwork and will co-write the book with TenNapel, and the project is slated to begin

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Intellivision reveals the Amico, a new gaming console launching in 2020

This week, Intellivision Entertainment unveiled their upcoming gaming console, the Intellivision Amico.  The name Amico apparently comes from the Italian word for “friend” or “buddy”, and is not at all intended to piggyback off its linguistic similarity to Nintendo’s amiibo line. Certainly not… You can watch the full Amico reveal trailer below. The details from the Amico reveal have already

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The Indiegogo campaign for Doug TenNapel’s Bigfoot Bill comic crosses the finish line with over $100k

On Friday, the crowdfunding campaign for Doug TenNapel’s Bigfoot Bill came to an end, collecting nearly 700% of its original funding goal for a total of over $100K. Thanks to hitting so many of its stretch goals, Bigfoot Bill is now a 64-page, hardbound graphic novel written and illustrated by Doug TenNapel, while coloring duties will be covered by Dirk

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Doug TenNapel adds backer-exclusive video game demo to “Bigfoot Bill” comic campaign on Indiegogo

On Sunday, Doug TenNapel announced a new $75 thousand stretch goal for his Bigfoot Bill comic book currently on Indiegogo – a playable video game demo exclusively for Bigfoot Bill campaign backers. Here’s a first look at Bill’s idle animation posted to TenNapel’s YouTube channel: As the creator of Earthworm Jim, TenNapel is no stranger to the video game world.

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E3: “Contra: Rogue Corps.” is the Contra game that nobody was asking for

Filed under “W” for “We don’t learn from our mistakes”, Konami is yet again abandoning the 2-D gameplay from their classic Contra series in favor of an overhead, 3-D shooter. The result is Contra: Rogue Corps., a game that resembles the ill-fated Contra: Legacy of War for the SEGA Saturn and original PlayStation than any of the Contra titles that

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“Contra Anniversary Collection” coming this summer to PC, consoles

Konami has announced the full list of titles included in the upcoming Contra Anniversary Collection. Without further ado, here’s the list: • Contra (Arcade) + Japanese version w/free update • Super Contra (Arcade) + Japanese version w/free update • Super C (NES) + Japanese version w/free update • Contra III: The Alien Wars (SNES) + Japanese version w/free update •Contra: Hard Corps (Sega Genesis) +

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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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