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New “Earthbound” comic fully funded on Indiegogo

On Monday, the Indiegogo campaign for Earthbound: Between Two Breaths on Earth achieved its funding goal of $4 thousand. Not to be confused with the Nintendo RPG series with a similar name, Earthbound is a certified girthy (140 pages!) science fiction graphic novel created by delicatessen meat slicer extraordinaire, Per Berg (aka Narwhal). Influenced by manga and the Japanese film

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Crowdfunding campaign for issue 1 of “Brutas the Badass” ends successfully; closing in on $30k

Early Monday morning, the Indiegogo campaign for Brutas the Badass ended successfully, raising over 300% of its original goal for a total of over $28 thousand.* With those numbers, the Brutas the Badass campaign met two stretch goals: a square binding for all physical backers and hiring a colorist to get the book printed and delivered more quickly. Brutas the

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The Indiegogo campaign for horror comic “Graveyard Shift” hits #SixFiguresBitch!

On Sunday, the Indiegogo campaign for independent horror comic Graveyard Shift crossed the $100k threshold, joining other crowdfunded comic book projects as Cyberfrog, Jawbreakers, Red Rooster and Bigfoot Bill in the coveted #SixFiguresBitch club (occasionally referred to erroneously as the “six figures young lady club). Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described as “the Universal Monsters meets the X-Men,”

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Donal DeLay and Antonio Malpica tease upcoming comic project: “Nightstalker”

On Wednesday, comic book artist Donal DeLay teased his next crowdfunding project. Titled Nightstalker, this new comic is a 24-page superhero story written by Antonio Malpica (aka Cridious). You can check out the teaser image below. Malpica followed DeLay’s lead by dropping a few story details via social media. According to Malpica, “Think Red Hood, Nightwing, Kick-ass‘ “Big Daddy,” with

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Happy AlternaWeen! Alterna Comics celebrates a successful Indiegogo campaign

The AlternaWeen crowdfunding campaign came to an end overnight, closing at 208% of the original goal for a total of over $16 thousand.* The purpose of the AlternaWeen Indiegogo campaign was to raise money allowing Alterna Comics to expand its distribution channels. The more money raised, the more product Alterna would be able to send to new retailers. While backers

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All of Alterna Comics’ announcements at NYCC

While New York Comic Con has become more focused on movie news and certain companies promoting themselves as a “lifestyle brand”, there are the select few companies who still attend NYCC to celebrate and promote actual comic books. One such company is indie publisher Alterna Comics, who made several announcements during the NYCC festivities. Not only did they confirm a

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Indiegogo campaign for “Detective Dead” graphic novel ends successfully

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for Detective Dead: Crimson Moon ended successfully, achieving 227% of its goal for a total of over $22 thousand.* Detective Dead is a 104-page sci-fi noir graphic novel written by Antonio Malpica and featuring artwork by Rob Luper and Carlos Eduardo. Here’s a summary of the plot taken from the Indiegogo campaign page: “After a deadly

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