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Mystical Comics launches “The Good Knight: Nightmare Realm” on Indiegogo

Last week, aspiring independent comics publisher Mystical Comics launched its first project, The Good Knight: Nightmare Realm #1 on Indiegogo. Intended as the start of a new shared universe, The Good Knight is a black and white, 12-issue maxi-series for mature audiences written by Crystal McGhee and illustrated by Francisco Narde. Here’s a plot summary taken from the Indiegogo campaign page. “Sir

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DC Comics writer giving away free comics to furloughed federal employees this Saturday

On Saturday 19 January, Third Eye Comics in Annapolis, Maryland will be hosting a signing event for DC Comics writer Tom King (Mister Miracle). In addition to the standard signing, we’ll-wishing and palm-pressing, King has offered to give away free copies of his comics to those government employees furloughed as a result of the partial government shutdown. Annapolis is only

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It’s Jesus vs. Buddha in “Fight of Gods”, releasing on Nintendo Switch January 18

Taiwanese developer Digital Crafter have confirmed that their religious-themed fighter, Fight of Gods, is coming to Nintendo Switch on 18 January. Which deity shall reign supreme? You can find full details of the game below: Your prayers have been answered! For the first time ever, gods, holy spirits and mythological characters from around the globe and throughout history will clash in

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New gameplay trailer for Katana Zero; coming to PC, console in March

Publisher Devolver Digital has released a new gameplay trailer for the upcoming side-scrolling hack-n-slash Katana Zero, developed by Askiisoft. Check a look! The game clearly has a retro-inspired look reminiscent of Hotline Miami, plus all of the gorgeous, glorious pixelated b-b-blood. Katana Zero releases this March for PC and “console”, which usually means Nintendo Switch when Devolver Digital is concerned.

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More “Offworlder” details emerge including an image of the book’s villain, The Wraith!

The Offworlder crowdfunding campaign doesn’t launch until 1 March, but Cautionary Comics founder and Offworlder creator Benjamin Henderson is already whetting our pallets by leaking some juicy details of the upcoming graphic novel, including the first look at one of the book’s villains, the Wraith (below). We covered the initial Offworlder reveal last year, but if you’re late to the

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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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Want an uncensored “Onimusha” experience? Play with Japanese voices

The HD remaster of Capcom’s Onimusha: Warlords is finally upon us, but those who remember the game’s PS2 release in 2001 may recall that a scene in the western versions of the game was censored when compared to the Japanese original. The scene in question is just before the boss battle against Hecuba, a female demon who transforms, quite dramatically,

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