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The “Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG” graphic novel races past $200K, still available in-demand

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for Richard Meyer’s Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG rallied in its closing hours, raising just shy of $200 thousand with over 5 thousand total backers. Ya. Boi.* This marks the latest success for Richard Meyer and his independent comic book company, Splatto Comics. The previous Jawbreakers graphic novel, Lost Souls, set new crowdfunding records last year (though short-lived), and

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Xaxi pinup art revealed for Richard Meyer’s “Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG” Indiegogo campaign

The Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG hype train keeps on chuggin’, having already raised more than $100 thousand with 19 days left for the crowdfunding campaign. Earlier today, Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer sweetened his sales pitch by revealing the artwork for the pinup poster included with every copy of GØD-K1NG sold. Illustrated by “Sashi”, the pinup features the return of Xaxi, a

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Indiegogo campaign for “Iron Skies” graphic novel ends successfully; still available in-demand

On Thursday, the crowdfunding campaign for Iron Skies ended successfully, raising 143% of its original goal for a total of more than $14 thousand. Noice. Iron Skies is a steampunk/fantasy book written by Kristopher Rue, illustrated by Renan Shody and Victor Cappola and featuring colors by Dijjo Lima and letters by Eric Weathers. Disappointed that you missed out on the

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Fake “Lonestar” page created on GoFundMe.com

The Indiegogo campaign for Mike S. Miller’s Lonestar: Soul of the Soldier recently ended successfully, raising over $150 thousand. It’s no wonder then that fraudsters would try to capitalize on Miller’s good fortune. Yesterday, “Musky Elon” pointed out on social media that a fraudulent Lonestar: Soul of the Soldier page had been created by one “Tevin Adam” on the crowdfunding

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Steampunk comic “Iron Skies” gets huge funding boost in past 24 hours- will it be enough to reach the finish line?

The crowdfunding campaign for Iron Skies has been live for weeks, and up until last night, it has failed to catch fire, at least as far as attracting cash is concerned. The project has raised over $2 thousand dollars in the past 24 hours after Iron Skies creator Kristopher Rue appeared on Ethan Van Sciver’s Comic Artist Pro Secrets YouTube

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DC Comics may shut down its Vertigo imprint

There are now multiple reports suggesting that DC Comics may be shutting down its Vertigo Comics imprint. These rumors should come as no surprise to those following Vertigo’s abysmal sales numbers and the controversies surrounding some of the imprint’s creators. Created in 1993, Vertigo was designed as a place for top-tier creators to produce content directed at mature audiences in

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Kyle Ritter teases new comic “Starblades”; launching this summer on Indiegogo

Comic book creator Kyle Ritter has been showing off his colorist talents for about a year now on Ethan Van Sciver’s Cyberfrog: Blood Honey, but now he’s ready to test his skills as a line artist, too. This summer, Ritter plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for a new sci-fi graphic novel titled Starblades. For the moment, Ritter

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“Jawbreakers – Lost Souls Remastered” now available on Indiegogo

On Saturday, Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for a remastered edition of Jawbreakers – Lost Souls, his record-breaking graphic novel described as a combination of The Expendables and Guardians of the Galaxy. This “second printing” is not markedly different from the original, though the print file has been tweaked to ensure a slightly higher image quality. The campaign

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Billy Tucci’s “Zombie Sama” gets second life on Indiegogo, fully funded in 2 hours (updated)

After a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, renowned comic creator Billy Tucci (SHI) has made good on his promise to launch a second campaign on Indiegogo for those who prefer it as a crowdfunding platform. It was fully funded in less than two hours. This huge head start was thanks in no small part to Tucci’s personal friend and comic-creating

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Mythological fantasy comic “Icarus and the Sun” flying high on Indiegogo, raises $300k on first day

Brazilian artist Gabriel Picolo unleashed Icarus and the Sun on Indiegogo this week, and the 60-page graphic novel immediately soared past the $300 thousand (yes, $300,000) mark in 24 hours. That incredible total places Icarus and the Sun within striking distance of Ethan Van Sciver’s Cyberfrog: Blood Honey as the most successful crowdfunded comic book of all time. But what

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Horror anthology “Tales from Beyond the Gate” now live on Indiegogo

On Thursday, the crowdfunding campaign for horror anthology graphic novel Tales from Beyond the Gate went live on Indiegogo. Here’s a summary of the project taken straight from the Tales from Beyond the Gate Indiegogo page. “Tales From Beyond the Gate, from the mind of artist John Dillard. A Horror Anthology, from a team of up and coming creators, that

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Crowdfunding campaign for “The Good Knight” rallies; fully funded with just seven days remaining

The crowdfunding campaign for fantasy tale The Good Knight: Nightmare Realm has seen a massive rally in the past couple of days after The Good Knight writer Crystal McGhee appeared on a livestream hosted by renowned comic creator Ethan Van Sciver. Van Sciver has been given the honorific nickname of “Caesar” by his fans, due in part to his ability

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“Jawbreakers: Lost Souls” has printed

The second biggest comic crowdfunding campaign of 2018 is now just days away from arriving at backers’ mailboxes. On Tuesday, Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer announced that the Jawbreakers: Lost Souls graphic novel had finally been printed, and that backers should be receiving their copies very shortly. Meyer showed off the final product in the latest backer update, which you

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“Iron Sights” returns to Indiegogo for a limited time to support suicide prevention charity

Earlier this week, Richard C. Meyer brought Iron Sights back to Indiegogo for a limited campaign in support of The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention charity focused on LGBTQ youth. Iron Sights is a 120-page graphic novel written by Richard C. Meyer and Carlos Ivan Silva with art by Ibai Canales, Iron Sights is the story of an Iraq War

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Earthworm Jim creator announces new comic project “Bigfoot Bill”

On Monday, Doug TenNapel debuted his plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for Bigfoot Bill, a new comic book project. TenNapel made the announcement during a livestream chat on Ethan Van Sciver’s Comic Artist Pro Secrets YouTube channel (See video below, discussion begins at approximately 24:30). TenNapel intends to launch the Bigfoot Bill project on Indiegogo sometime next Monday, August

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Sexy Thriller “Blue Mamba” Kickstarter cancelled, relaunched on Indiegogo; fully funded in hours

This weekend, the Kickstarter campaign independent comic Blue Mamba was cancelled by the project’s creator, Jim Healis. However, the project was resurrected almost immediately on Indiegogo, with updated backer tiers and funding goals. The project quickly found its audience and was successfully funded in less than 10 hours. Healis announced his plans to move the project to Indiegogo on Sunday

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Crowdfunding campaign for “Iron Sights” surges on final day; raises nearly $120 thousand

The crowdfunding campaign for Iron Sights ended successfully early on Thursday, achieving 1195% of its original goal for a total of $119,495. Iron Sights is a 120-page graphic novel written by Richard C. Meyer and Carlos Ivan Silva with art by Ibai Canales, Iron Sights is the story of an Iraq War veteran nicknamed “Ramadi” who inadvertently starts a border

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“PunchLine” joins the recent run of indie comics successes on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for PunchLine: Blood Sisters ended successfully, raising 178% of its original funding goal for a total of $9812. The creative team behind PunchLine includes industry veterans Bill Williams (writer) and Matthew Weldon (illustrator), though this project is their first collaboration together. The Indiegogo campaign was set up to fund signed hard cover and trade paperback

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Red Rooster: Golden Age crowdfunding campaign crosses $100k milestone

Earlier this week, the Indiegogo campaign for Red Rooster: Golden Age topped $100 thousand. As announced on social media by Golden Age colorist Elizabeth Breitweiser, the $100k stretch goal brings with it a chance for one lucky backer to win original artwork by Red Rooster creator Mitch Breitweiser and Cyberfrog creator Ethan Van Sciver. Red Rooster: Golden Age is a

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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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