Category Archives: Comics

Urban Fantasy Noir “Le Fay” Volume 1 Now on Indiegogo

On Thursday, No Sleep Press and Evoluzione Publishing launched an Indiegogo campaign for Le Fay Volume 1, a 145-page trade paperback that collects the first five issues of the ongoing Le Fay series. The project is already fully funded via Kickstarter, and this separate campaign gives more readers a chance to buy into the book if they prefer Indiegogo as

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Brave Detroit’s Dark Side in Matthew Simecek’s “Shadowpunk” Graphic Novel (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator Matthew Simecek recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Shadowpunk, a cyberpunk-inspired, 52-page, graphic novel. The project is already fully funded, having raised nearly $4 thousand at the time of this writing. Here’s the official pitch taken from the Shadowpunk Indiegogo campaign page: Enter the World of Shadowpunk. A 52 Page Adventure. Detroit, or what’s left of

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Alterna Comics’ Summer Preorder Campaign Now Live on Indiegogo

It’s officially Summer! Astronomically speaking, course…. On Tuesday, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Summer lineup of books. The campaign is well on its way to being fully funded, having raised nearly $4 thousand at the time of this writing. Through the Indiegogo campaign page, you can pick up all six of Alterna’s Summer issues, or simply

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Kenneth Rocafort’s “GROKEN 2” Raises $30k in Opening Hours

On Wednesday, renowned comic book artist Kenneth Rocafort launched a crowdfunding campaign for GROKEN book 2, a 48+ page sci-fi/fantasy graphic novel. The project is already fully funded, having raised roughly $30 thousand at the time of this writing. Created, written, illustrated, lettered and edited by Kenneth Rocafort, GROKEN 2 is the follow-up to the first GROKEN book, which was

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Iconic Comics’ “Black Hops X Kamen America X Soul Finder” Now Crossing Over for Big Cash

On Wednesday, Iconic Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Black Hops X Kamen America X Soul Finder, a 72-page crossover event featuring three of Iconic’s most successful franchises. The story isn’t the only thing crossing over either, as the project is being simultaneously funded on both Indiegogo and Kickstarter. The project is well beyond fully funded, having so far raised

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Morgan Quaid’s “Shadow’s Daughter” Now In-Demand on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator Morgan Quaid recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Shadow’s Daughter, which includes a two-part miniseries and four separate one-shot comics. The campaign is now in-demand, having reached its initial funding goal in May. Inspired by Japanese manga books, Shadow’s Daughter is a supernatural crime story featuring a heroine who can manipulate shadows. Here’s the official breakdown

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Chimera Comics’ “Testament Vol 2” Now on Indiegogo

Chimera Comics recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Testament Vol 2, the 64-page follow-up to the first book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2021. Written by Chimera and featuring illustrations by Juliano Da Silva, colors by Farah Nurmaliza & Marcos Martins, and lettering by the prolific Eric Weathers, Testament is a blend of sci-fi and “sword & sorcery” fantasy series

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 5 June 2022 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering’s own George Travlos, and The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed Patrick’s upcoming Last of the Seekers campaign as well as his ongoing Johnny Phantasm Extreme ‘93 campaign, the latest comic book

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The Tribulation Looms in “Dominus II: Babylon Rising” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

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Independent comic book creator Daniel Thompson recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Dominus II: Babylon Rising, a 68-page follow-up to the first Dominus book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2018. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $5 thousand at the time of this writing. Written and created by Thompson and featuring illustrations by Eliseu Gouveia and

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656 Comics’ “Dead Stop: Tour of Terror” Lives on Indiegogo

On Thursday, 656 Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Dead Stop: Tour of Terror, a 100+ page horror anthology book. Dead Stop features seven stories set in the US-Mexico border region, all presented with black and white artwork. Here’s the official breakdown of Dead Stop: Tour of Terror from the Indiegogo campaign page: Join your macabre tour guide, Kreizy, as

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Welcome the Summer with Zaid Comics’ “CG Vacation” Swimsuit Special

The sibling startups of Brandon and Phill Diaz recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for CG Vacation, an art book reminiscent of the “swimsuit specials” that other comic companies used to do before they turned into joyless, politically correct puritans. The CG Vacation book will feature artwork and characters by dozens of independent artists associated with Comics Gate*, including Michael Bancroft,

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“Voluntaryist Origins VI” Now on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

ANCAP Comix recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Voluntaryist Origins VI, the final book in the Origins arc. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $15 thousand at the time of this writing. Created by “Jack L.”, Voluntaryist is a superhero tale where the protagonist Jack Lloyd takes on a totalitarian government. Here’s the official breakdown of

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Comic Review: “Fiendish” (Irene Strychalski, Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things chromatically challenged. Today we’re going to pick away at Fiendish chapter one, a 46-page comic (more if you count chapter 2 preview pages) written and illustrated by Irene A. Strychalski. Set in the cold lands of Northern Europe, Fiendish is a horror/fantasy book strictly intended for a mature audience. The project

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Pointless Unboxing: “Blood Realm: Wrath of Kings” (Alterna Comics)

Welcome to another Pointless Unboxing, our series of unboxing videos that are so utterly insignificant that they inevitably go unwatched by all. Today we’re unboxing our Indiegogo-exclusive copies of Blood Realm: Wrath of Kings and Wirehead by my eternal nemesis… Robert Geronimo!!!. Without further ado, straight to the video! Thanks for watching today. We appreciate all feedback – positive, constructive,

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Comic Review: “A High School Girl in the Crusades” (Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things spectrum impaired. Today we’re going to look at A High School Girl in the Crusades, a 22-page comic that was successfully crowdfunded earlier in 2022. Written by Jon Del Arroz (Deus Vult) and featuring artwork by Dachul Akamoto, A High School Girl in the Crusades is a comedic adventure intended to parody the Isekai

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Peter Simeti’s “King Cryptid” Sighted on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, independent comic book creator and Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti launched a crowdfunding campaign for the first four issues of King Cryptid,* an all-new ongoing sci-fi series. Featuring the work of multiple creators, King Cryptid is planned to be a 100+ issue series with 4-5 issues every year for, well, the next twenty years, I guess. Here’s the

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“Clint Stoker’s Dracula” Sinks Its Teeth Into Your Pocketbook on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, independent comic book creator (and really-real descendent of Bram Stoker) Clint Stoker launched a crowdfunding campaign for Dracula, a 56-page, black & white, hardcover(!) graphic novel. In addition to already being fully funded, all of the story, art, lettering and prepress are 100% complete, so there should be fewer hangups getting Dracula into the backers’ clutches. Written by

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John Hervey Launches Combo Campaign for “Magna: the Last Pantheon” and “The Posse”

On Tuesday, independent comic book creator John Hervey launched a combo crowdfunding campaign for both volume 2 of Magna: the Last Pantheon and the debut volume of The Posse: Fugitives. Here’s the official breakdown of the projects from the Magna and The Posse Indiegogo campaign page: The same creator/writer who brought you: BLACK TIGER and MAGNA, is introducing readers to

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Throwback Sci-Fi Graphic Novel “Overmind” Now on Kickstarter

On Tuesday, independent author and comic book creator Jon Del Arroz launched a crowdfunding campaign for Overmind, a girthy, 66-page sci-fi graphic novel. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $10 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Del Arroz (Deus Vult, A High School Girl in the Crusades) and featuring illustrations by Ms. Krimson,

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Pointless Unboxing: “The Girl with the Mega Fists” (Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things color deficient. Today we’re unboxing our Indiegogo-exclusive copy of The Girl with the Mega Fists by Tyler Carpenter. Without further ado, straight to the video! Thanks for watching today. We appreciate all feedback – positive, constructive, or colorful. Thanks for reading! You can check out more of our Monochrome

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Teeter on the Edge of Sanity in Michael Siegenthaler’s “SKITS: ORIGIN”

On Monday, launched a crowdfunding campaign for SKITS: ORIGIN Book 0, a girthy 100-page follow-up (sorta) to SKITS: THE SON Book 1, which was successfully crowdfunded in 2020 and fulfilled in 2021. The ORIGIN project is already fully funded, having raised nearly $2 thousand at the time of this writing. Created, written and illustrated by Michael Siegenthaler, SKITS tells a

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Richard C. Meyer Launches “Iron Sights 3” & “Impossible Stars 2” Combo Crowdfunding Campaign

On Sunday, independent comic book creator and Splatto Comics founder Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for both Iron Sights 3 and Impossible Stars 2. Iron Sights is an over-the-top, gritty crime series, while Impossible Stars is a sci-fi tale set in Earth’s distant future. Here’s the official breakdown of the campaign from the Iron Sights 3 and Impossible

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Joe M. Sonntag’s “Reaper Destroyer” Reaps Massive Cash on Indiegogo

He reaps and destroys! Or maybe he destroys reapers! Either way, he’s well financed. Comic creator Joe M. Sonntag recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Reaper Destroyer issue 1, a 32+ page, supernatural adventure comic book. The project funded in minutes, and the campaign has raised more than $30 thousand at the time of this writing. Here’s the creative team

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Review: “The DeaDBeat” (Alterna Comics, Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things color deficient. Speaking of deficient, today we’re going to take a look at The DeaDBeat, a 112-page graphic novel by Jeremy Massey and published by Alterna Comics in YEAR. The story was originally published as four mini comics, but the Alterna edition collects the entire tale in a handy

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Comic Review: “Decimators” (Ibai Canales, Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of black and white entertainment. No, not that kind…. Written and illustrated by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights, The Abductables), Decimators is a cautionary science fiction tale set in a politically correct, dystopian future.  The age of nanotechnology is upon us, and humanity has overstepped its bounds. Upon recognizing that the nanobots now living in

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“Al Capone, Vampire” is Back for a Big Score… Your Blood!

Independent comic book creator J.C. Vaughn launched a crowdfunding campaign for Al Capone: Vampire issue 1, a 32+ page horror/crime comic. The project is already fully funded, having so far raised more than $2500 between both Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Written and created by Vaughn and featuring illustrations by Brendon and Brian Fraim, Al Capone: Vampire resurrects the infamous Chicago mob

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Charlie Chaplin Biographic Novel “Charlie’s London: From Walworth to Wartime” Fully Funded on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for “biographic novel” Charlie’s London : From Walworth to Wartime went live on Indiegogo. The project is already fully funded, having raised nearly $15 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by the nigh-anonymous “Charlie” and featuring illustrations by Micky Arts, the Charlie’s London series recounts the tales of film legend Charlie Chaplin

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