Category Archives: Comics

Nintendo partners with Dark Horse for “Splatoon 2” art book

Dark Horse has announced The Art of Splatoon 2, a girthy 384-page art book featuring illustrations, storyboards, and concept designs of Splatoon 2 characters, weapons, gear, locations and maps. Dark Horse has previously partnered with Nintendo to release English-language art books for other successful titles including Super Mario Odyssey and the original Splatoon released on Wii U. The Art of Splatoon

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In 1992, the creator of Rocket Raccoon had his life changed forever- now his caregiver is asking for your help

Bill Mantlo was a prolific comic creator before a hit-and-run accident in 1992 caused him to be in institutional care ever since. Mantlo created several characters during his comic career including Rocket Racoon, Cloak & Dagger, the Micronauts, and Rom. It may come as a surprise, however, that despite creating enduring characters that have appeared in video games, toys and

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After Kickstarter success, “Pistolera” takes a victory lap on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, Headshot Horror Publishing launched an Indiegogo campaign for Pistolera, an all-new 32-page one-shot comic set in the 1800s. Sound familiar? That’s because the book was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter last month. Now, Pistolera creator Gilbert Deltrez is giving those consumers who prefer Indiegogo as a crowdfunding platform a chance to get the book. Written by Deltrez (Lair) and

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Mitch Breitweiser teases “Nora’s Saga”, a collaboration with Blake Northcott and Kelsey Shannon

Comic book artist Mitch Breitweiser (Red Rooster) has started teasing a new project titled Nora’s Saga, a collaboration with writer Blake Northcott (The North Valley Grimoire) and colorist Kelsey Shannon (Jawbreakers). At the moment, little else is known about the book. Even Breitweiser himself jokingly refers to Nora’s Saga as a “super secret project.” All three creators have previously used

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Manga-inspired graphic novel “Wicked” now crowdfunding on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Ourorboros (Ori) Moon launched a crowdfunding campaign for a Wicked, a 36-page fantasy graphic novel written by Moon and illustrated by Joseph “SickJoe” Gay. Moon has worked as a writer and editor for several video game projects including the completely unrelated Bloody Chronicles and Panty Party. SickJoe is an independent horror artist who has also worked previously

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Comic artist Elliot Fernandez teases “Doom Kicker”

Coming off a successful Indiegogo campaign with Black and Red, comic artist Elliot Fernandez has been teasing Doom Kicker, an upcoming collaboration with Earthworm Jim creator, Doug TenNapel, for several months. What is Doom Kicker all about? Nobody really knows, yet. Fernandez is providing the artwork and will co-write the book with TenNapel, and the project is slated to begin

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Hero or Traitor? Andre Frattino introduces “Tokyo Rose” to a new generation in his graphic novel (Interview)

Earlier in March, writer Andre Frattino launched a Kickstarter campaign for Tokyo Rose: Zero Hour, an all-new one-shot graphic novel written by Frattino and featuring illustrations by Mateo Martinez. We got a chance to have a quick back and forth with Frattino, who was gracious enough to respond to our questions on the Tokyo Rose campaign. As always, the answers

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