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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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Crowdfunding campaign for “Iron Sights” surges on final day; raises nearly $120 thousand

The crowdfunding campaign for Iron Sights ended successfully early on Thursday, achieving 1195% of its original goal for a total of $119,495. 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 veteran nicknamed “Ramadi” who inadvertently starts a border

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Splatto Comics launches “Iron Sights” one-shot on Indiegogo… and it’s already 100% funded

Coming hot on the heels of their last crowdfunded success, Splatto Comics announced Sunday that their next project, Iron Sights, is now available to support on Indiegogo. Written by Richard C. Meyer and Carlos Ivan Silva with art by Ibai Canales, Iron Sights is the story of an Iraq War veteran nicknamed “Ramadi” who inadvertently starts a border war when

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Review – “The Abductables” by Cauldron Comics (Festival of Dread special)

At some point, aliens became a part of Halloween culture. Why did this happen, exactly? Was it the consistent appearance of Kodos and Kang in The Simpsons‘ Treehouse of Horror speicals? The release of Ridley Scott’s Alien film series? Or does it go even further back to Cold War-era sci-fi/horror flicks like Invasion of the Body Snatchers? While it makes

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Chimera Comics’ action/fantasy graphic novel “SOS” fully funded on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for the action/comedy graphic novel SOS Vol. 1 reached its funding goal. Written by “Chimera” (mysterious pen name) and featuring artwork by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights, The Abductables), SOS Vol 1 includes the first four issues (chapters?) of what Chimera promises will be a 16-issue story. Here’s the pitch taken from the SOS Indiegogo

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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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Eric Weathers’ “Flying Fortress: Remastered” takes flight just in time for D-Day 75th anniversary

Veteran comic book letterer Eric Weathers is marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day by launching a crowdfunding campaign for Flying Fortress: Remastered, a girthy 200-page graphic novel collecting all eight issues of 2011’s Flying Fortress with updated artwork and lettering. Wait, did I say letterer? Indeed I did. Eric Weathers is a very active letterer for other independent comics projects

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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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Cyberpunk noire graphic novel “Necromancer” now crowdfunding on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Jakob Morris launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new graphic novel Necromancer: Tombstone Blues via Indiegogo. Written by Morris and featuring illustrations by Basque artist Ibai Canales (Iron Sights), Necromancer appears to be a mega-mishmash of gothic, cyberpunk, noire and mystery. Here’s a summary of the Necromancer project taken from the Indiegogo campaign page.   “In this

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Sci-fi/comedy graphic novel “The Abductables” now live on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Michael Derrick launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Abductables via Indiegogo. The Abductables is a 52-page one-shot comic book written by Derrick and featuring artwork by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights). Here’s a rundown of project from Derrick.   “As a child of the ’90s raised on UFO conspiracy books and one-too-many episodes of The X-Files, the question

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Sci-fi/comedy graphic novel “The Abductables” launches 8 March on Indiegogo

On 8 March, I Played with Fire creator Michael Derrick plans to launch an all-new project on Indiegogo titled The Abductables, a 52-page sci-fi/comedy graphic novel written by Derrick and illustrated by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights). Here’s a quick plot summary of The Abductables from Derrick.   “After waking up aboard an alien spaceship, a musclebound amnesiac must battle his

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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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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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