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Alterna Comics is asking for your help to expand, become a distributor

On Tuesday, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti launched a crowdfunding campaign intended to help the independent comic book publisher expand its operation. Alterna has seen quite a boost in sales over the last couple of years, and now Simeti is looking to raise some cash via Indiegogo to give his business room to grow by expanding its storage space and

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Cautionary Comics founder announces “Rockin’ Con”, an indie music & comic convention for 2020

On Tuesday, Cautionary Comics founder Benjamin Henderson announced the creation of “Rockin’ Con”, a new convention celebrating independent music and comic creators of all stripes. Henderson m noted that there would be a more raucous after-party, and day care at which parents can ditch leave their kids. Plus- fireworks? Damn, Ben, how much money are you really making off of

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New SEGA survey will finally determine the future of Sonic… probably

This week, SEGA started an open online survey to get fan feedback on some of their most popular franchises. The survey is intended to help SEGA “determine the next steps for some of our most popular series.” Several SEGA staples are included in the survey, such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Yakuza, Bayonetta, Puyo Puyo, Shenmue, Altered Beast, Phantasy Star, etc. It’s also pretty telling

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Did Garth Ennis love or hate writing “Hitman 1,000,000?”

Many years ago, a close friend of mine and I had deep literary discussion surrounding a single question… Did Garth Ennis hate writing Hitman 1,000,000? What’s Hitman 1,000,000? It was part of the DC Comics crossover event in 1998 titled DC One Million, in which all of the DC heroes interacted with their superhero counterparts from the 853rd Century. Certainly

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If you were an ’80s kid, the man who wrote your childhood passed away last weeks

If you grew up watching ’80s or ’90s cartoons, chances are you watched an episode written by Larry DiTillio. Most famous for his work on writing Masters of the Universe, The Real Ghostbusters, and Transformers: Beast Wars, DiTillio’s writing credits also include some slightly more obscure children’s shows including Conan the Adventurer, The California Raisin Show, and Peter Pan and

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“Super Real Mahjong PV” removed from the Nintendo Switch eShop; will be censored via patch

Japanese publisher MightyCraft announced on Monday that they’ve pulled the Switch version of Super Real Mahjong PV from the Nintendo eShop because it was found to be too explicit. Originally released in 1994 for the SEGA Saturn, Super Real Mahjong PV is a mahjong simulator with stripping mechanics added as a sexy bonus. Despite the game already being censored when compared to the

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Cyberpunk noire graphic novel “Necromancer” now crowdfunding on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Jakob Morris launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new graphic novel Necromancer: Tombstone Blues via Indiegogo. Written by Morris and featuring illustrations by Basque artist Ibai Canales (Iron Sights), Necromancer appears to be a mega-mishmash of gothic, cyberpunk, noire and mystery. Here’s a summary of the Necromancer project taken from the Indiegogo campaign page. “In this story

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