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Ethan Van Sciver launches online store; Cyberfrog miniature figurine now available for pre-orders

This week, comic artist and Cyberfrog creator Ethan Van Sciver launched an online collectibles store. The inaugural item? A Cyberfrog miniature figurine, what else? Scheduled to ship in December 2018, the resin Cyberfrog figurine will measure 35mm tall and is ready to assemble and paint (yes, you will paint it yourself like a Warhammer figurine). It also comes with a

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“Cyberfrog” returns to Indiegogo with a variant cover for a limited time; fully funded in 8 minutes (updated)

On Wednesday Cyberfrog creator Ethan Van Sciver created a new crowdfunding campaign for Cyberfrog: Blood Honey via Indiegogo. Sound familiar? It should. The original Blood Honey campaign broke records in July as the most-funded comic book in crowdfunding history. The major change this time around is the new campaign will fund a copy of the book with variant cover art

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Ethan Van Sciver’s Cyberfrog raises half a million dollars; becomes most successful crowdfunded comic book in history

On Monday, the crowdfunding campaign for Cyberfrog: Blood Honey ended as a massive success, raising 6659% of its original goal for a total of $535,012 – that’s over half a million dollars, folks. For those keeping track, it’s also a new record for a crowdfunded comic book. Cyberfrog is the creation of veteran comic book artist and YouTube Star Wars

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Cyberfrog smashes comics crowdfunding records, Indiegogo campaign extended for 30 days

Ethan Van Sciver’s Indiegogo campaign for Cyberfrog: Blood Honey crossed the $400 thousand mark today, cementing itself as the most successful comic book project in crowdfunding history. Uh, yeah. Despite attempts by others to derail the project, Blood Honey has blown past other crowdfunding success stories such as Lady Death & Jawbreakers. Building upon this achievement, project creator Ethan Van

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Kickstarter removes fake “Cyberfrog” fundraising page

Ethan Van Sciver’s Cyberfrog: Blood Honey crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo is already a remarkable success. Having raised over $150 thousand in less than one week, Cyberfrog is on track to being one of the most successful comic book crowdfunding campaigns to date. Perhaps it is that very success which inspired someone to post a fraudulent copy of the Cyberfrog Indiegogo

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Ethan Van Sciver launches Indiegogo campaign for new “Cyberfrog” comic, fully funded in 20 minutes

On Wednesday, comic book artist and YouTubeStar Wars commentator Ethan Van Sciver launched the long-awaited crowdfunding campaign for Cyberfrog: Blood Honey on Indiegogo. Originally seeking 8 thousand dollars to fully fund the project, that benchmark was reached roughly 20 minutes after the campaign went live. Van Sciver (Scriver?) created and published Cyberfrog comics from 1993 to 1998, but abandoned the

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Featured Art Cards 2: Ultra Star, Last of the Seekers & Vyzpzz

Today I’m again indulging in sharing a few recent art cards: Ultra Star, the as-of-yet unnamed protagonist from Patrick Thomas Parnell’s Last of the Seekers and a Vyzpzz from Ethan Van Sciver’s Cyberfrog. Give the video below a watch and let me know what you think! To see more Featured Art Cards, go here. Thanks for reading! Please consider following

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“Airith” Creators Abandoning Crowdfunding Sites, Going Solo for Tape 3

How much is the “middle man” really worth? Lately, several independent comic book creators have been asking this question about crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Sure, any first-time creator will probably benefit from the “discovery” web traffic on those platforms, but once that creator has linked up with an audience, the fees collected by crowdfunding websites really start

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 22 August 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news with Parnell and Wart the Wizard creator Mandy Summers. This week, we discussed the closing of Parnell’s Ultra Star campaign, the latest

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 8 August 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news with Parnell and Godlike creator Jon Malin. This week, we discussed the latest news on Malin’s Godlike campaign, the success of Ethan Van Sciver’s CyberFrog action figure line,

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 13 June 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news with Parnell. While Blake was fashionably late due to a rare power outage at The Splintering HQ, fortunately our own George Travlos was on hand to play yin

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Crowdfunding Review: “Starblades” (Kyle Ritter, ALL CAPS Comics)

As a new contributor to The Splintering, my first order of business is to thank them for giving me the opportunity to review the greatest entertainment medium in my opinion, comic books. I’ve collected comics for over 47 years and I’ve published comics for 6 years. It’s a long-time passion of mine (some might say obsession, and I can’t dispute

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Ethan Van Sciver’s ALL CAPS Comics to Publish “Jawbreakers 4”

On Friday, renowned comic book creator Ethan Van Sciver announced that his independent publishing house ALL CAPS Comics would be publishing future books by Richard C. Meyer, including the yet untitled Jawbreakers 4. Meyer and his own venture, Splatto Comics, currently have several books in the hopper awaiting fulfillment (including the third Jawbreakers book, Grand Bizarre). The ALL CAPS publishing

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Color be Damned! The Splintering’s “Monochrome May” Returns!

Holiday themed events are a dime a dozen (Like The Splintering’s Festival of Dread & Jolly Jinglings, perhaps?). But why wait for another major holiday to have a special themed event? We couldn’t come up with a good reason, either. That’s why 2020 marked the inaugural Monochrome May, a celebration of black and white games, comics, movies, and all things

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ALL CAPS Comics’ “CREED: Re-IMAGINARY” Crosses Six Figures on Indiegogo

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for CREED: Re-IMAGINARY ended successfully, crossing the blessed six figures threshold by raising more than $100 thousand in the closing hours. Published by Ethan Van Sciver’s ALL CAPS Comics and written and illustrated (and created) by Trent Kaniuga, Re-IMAGINARY is a revival of his CREED series from the 1990s. Kaniuga celebrated the close of the Re-IMAGINARY

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ALL CAPS Comics’ CREED Revival Surges Past $30k on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, ALL CAPS Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for CREED: Re-IMAGINARY, a revival of the 90s fantasy comic series by Trent Kaniuga. Written and illustrated by Kaniuga, Re–IMAGINARY reintroduces the characters and world of CREED in an all-new, two-issue story. Here’s the official pitch taken from the CREED Indiegogo campaign page: Mark Farley is a 17 year old

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Fake “Shadow of the Kraken” Campaign Surfaces on Kickstarter

Earlier in January, independent comic book creator Vinnie Tartamella launched an Indiegogo campaign for Shadow of the Kraken. At the time of this writing, the campaign has raised more than $9 thousand from 169 backers. Just a few days later, it appears as though a malefactor has posted a fraudulent copy of the Shadow of the Kraken Indiegogo page, virtually

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Ethan Van Sciver’s “Reignbow the Brute” Reigns Supreme on Indiegogo

On Sunday, renowned comic book artist and Cyberfrog creator Ethan Van Sciver launched the long-awaited crowdfunding campaign for Reignbow the Brute, a 48-page graphic novel that is a “high-testosterone” parody of girls’ toy franchises from the 1980s. Much like Van Sciver’s other crowdfunded projects, Reignbow the Brute is already a runaway success story, raising well more than $200k in the

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Johnny Phantasm Added to “Hero Potential”; New Trailer Unveiled

The crowdfunding campaign for Hero Potential is already gaining steam for including several high-profile characters indie comics such as Cyberfrog and the Jawbreakers, but the creators of the multiplayer-focused third-person shooter aren’t stopping there. Earlier this week, it was revealed on the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday that both Johnny Phantasm and the Scarlet Heart from Johnny Phantasm: 1985

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 1 November Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news with Parnell, and The Shepherd creator Dr. Andrea Molinari. This week, we discussed the wrapping up of The Splintering’s Festival of Dread event, Patrick debuted some Johnny Phantasm

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 25 October Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder Blake Worrell got another chance to discuss recent comic book news with Parnell, and The Shepherd creator Dr. Andrea Molinari. This week, we discussed the future of online commerce, the latest on The Splintering’s Festival of Dread event, the

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“Graveyard Shift Vol. III” Indiegogo Campaign Ends Big

On Monday, the crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift Vol. III ended successfully, raising 53091% of its original goal (not a typo) for a total of more than $265 thousand. At those totals, almost all of the campaign’s stretch goals were met, meaning several additional bonuses will be coming to the backers of the project. Co-Created by Jon Malin and Mark

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Dynamite Comics Drops “Vampirella” Variant Cover after Cancel Culture Backlash

Over the weekend, Dynamite Comics cancelled a crowdfunding campaign for a Vengeance of Vampirella variant cover featuring the internet comedian known only as “Cecil.” The book was already an overnight success, achieving its original funding goal in the first hour and raising more than $10k before the project was nixed. The cover itself featured a caricature of Cecil himself betwixt

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Dan Fraga’s action/adventure comic “Black Flag” set to return this spring after 25 year hiatus

After a 25-year hiatus, independent comic book creator and Couchdoodles Youtube host Dan Fraga is resurrecting Black Flag, a high-octane action comic originally published by Image in the mid 90’s. Noting the overwhelming success that other creators have seen with crowdfunding, Fraga has decided to launch a crowdfunding campaign for Black Flag later this spring via Indiegogo. Black Flag follows

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Ikari Press launches supernatural fantasy comic “Brand: Way of the Gun” on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, independent comic book creator and Ikari Press founder Antonio Brice launched a crowdfunding campaign for Brand: Way of the Gun, the direct sequel to 2018’s supernatural fantasy comic book Brand (and by “2018’s”, I mean crowdfunded in 2018, the book hasn’t been delivered to backers just yet). Artist Caanan White is back as the book’s illustrator, and

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