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“Johnny Phantasm” to be published by Caliber Comics; sequel begins crowdfunding this fall

The crowdfunding campaign for Johnny Phantasm in the Tales of New Detroit, 1977 ended successfully over a year ago. Now that backers have their books in-hand, there will apparently be another chance to pick up the book thanks to Caliber Comics. On a recent livestream hosted by Ethan Van Sciver, Johnny Phantasm creator Patrick Thomas Parnell announced that the first

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Mandy Summers joins “Rocket Gal” team

On Thursday, Wart the Wizard creator Mandy Summers announced that she is joining the creative team behind The New Adventures of Rocket Gal and Booster, an upcoming graphic novel with a sexy take on classic sci-fi. Summers will be editing the book alongside writer Wyatt Holiday (Ardanna), while Peter Gilmore (The Story of the Goodie Bird) is providing the illustrations.

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Multiple media outlets erroneously report that B-movie starlet Julie Strain has passed away

On Monday, Malibu Bay Films announced that 57 year-old model/actress Julie Strain had passed away. The story was picked up by several media outlets, most notably The Hollywood Reporter (we first saw the news from Dynamite Comics). But hold the tissues, because she isn’t dead. Malibu Bay Films later retracted their announcement after the company’s owner confirmed with Strain’s family

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“Cyborg USA” Brings Classic Team Books into the 21st Century (opinion)

Transhumanism meets a terrorist death cult called Yuri & The Red Skirts in the Cyborg USA comic by Rob Cacy and friends. Transhumanists dream of transcending the natural limitations of our species through physically invasive technological innovation. Yes, it’s real. But what kind of person is Cyborg USA writer Rob Cacy? He’s the kind who sends a Cyborg USA Christmas

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Evolve or Die! Manga-inspired comic “Xenotype” coming soon to Indiegogo

Independent comic book creator Liam Gray is hard at work teasing his upcoming project, Xenotype. Written by Gray and featuring illustrations by “Odysseas Theodoratos” and colors by “Scotsmn” (sic.), Xenotype is a sci-fi adventure influenced by Japanese manga books. But what is Xenotype all about? Here’s the story synopsis from Gray: “Following a series of tragedies, teenage daydreamer Felix Vasquez

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New superhero comic “Saving the World” begins crowdfunding this February

Aspiring comic book creator “Tonicmole” is planning to launch a crowdfunding campaign for Saving the World, a new superhero comic written and illustrated by Tonicmole himself. Not much has been revealed about the plot, but Tonicmole has indicated that Saving the World is intended as the first installment of a “bizarre shared universe of heroes, villains, and everything in between.”

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Fairy tales intersect on the crossroads of earth in new fantasy comic “Sins of the Fae”

Aspiring comic book writer “Dr. Write” is laying the groundwork to launch a crowdfunding campaign for Sins of the Fae, a new fantasy graphic novel featuring illustrations by “Josan” and colors by “Xeviuss.” Described as an American fairy tale, Sins of the Fae portrays a universe in which earth acts as a bridge between seven separate worlds, and supernatural beings

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