Category Archives: Comics

Reflection: “Jawbreakers: Lost Souls”

It seems like those predisposed to hate Jawbreakers take it far more seriously than the creators do. Jawbreakers: Lost Souls was never intended, nor was it advertised as a deep social commentary. It was always pitched as a politics-free, action adventure graphic novel, and that’s exactly what Lost Souls delivers. Lost Souls quite literally “hits the ground running,” as the

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Jon Malin & Kyle Ritter variant cover revealed for “Tales from the Stacks”

The guys behind Tales from the Stacks certainly know how to keep a hype train moving. After reaching full funding over the weekend, Tales from the Stacks creator Michael Critzer has been trickling out more tantalizing tidbits, including black and white artwork for Jon Malin’s variant cover. On Monday, Critzer finally revealed what the final Malin variant would look like

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Trixie Cain: Blood Reaper launches March 1 on Indiegogo

Indie comic book writer Nasser Rabadi (Brutas the Badass) is collaborating on a new project with co-writer Joey Turnage (Something Real) and artist Shawn Langley (It Came Out on a Wednesday) titled Trixie Cain: Blood Reaper. For the past few weeks, both Rabadi and Langley have been dropping teaser images for Trixie Cain, which so far appears to be a

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“Victor Locke: Demon Noir” now on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, a crowdfunding campaign for Victor Locke: Demon Noir went live on Indiegogo. Written and illustrated by Nathyn Masters, Demon Noir is a 32-page supernatural horror/thriller akin to Constantine and Blade. Here’s a plot summary taken from the Indiegogo page.   “During the reign of David, witchcraft and demonology were outlawed in the land of Israel. While vampire

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“Jawbreakers” creator confirms replacement copies are coming to backers who received damaged books

After an emergency phone call with the Jawbreakers: Lost Souls printer, project creator Richard C. Mayer has updated the book’s backers with quite a bit of good news. The initial shipments of Lost Souls was reportedly being delivered to some backers in a damaged state. As a result, the printers and fulfillment company are halting all shipments and issuing replacement

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Crowdfunding campaign for horror anthology “Tales from the Stacks” fully funded in 3 days

On Thursday, the crowdfunding campaign for horror anthology Tales from the Stacks launched on Indiegogo, and the project is already a resounding success. At the time of this writing, the graphic novel has well surpassed its original funding goal of $4 thousand with nearly two months remaining in the crowdfunding period. Tales from the Stacks is a collaborative project by

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“Jawbreakers” creator promises fix after reports of books damaged during fulfillment, shipping

In the latest backer update for Jawbreakers: Lost Souls, project creator Richard C. Meyer has addressed reports of damaged books being received by backers. Meyer indicated that the packaging materials used by the fulfillment company are the biggest culprit, which Meyer claims to resemble a “glorified envelope” made from “recycled cardboard.” The Splintering can confirm that this description is apt,

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