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New political satire comic “Agent Poso” takes a stab at corrupt media through espionage adventure

Over the weekend, One America News host Jack Posobiec launched a crowdfunding campaign for Agent Poso: Task Force Aegis #1. Written by Chuck Dixon (Batman, Jungle Comics) and featuring artwork by Sergio Cariello (Captain America, Conan) and colors by Brett R. Smith (Jawbreakers, Superman), Agent Poso is a conservative-leaning political action/satire sponsored by the American Priority Conference. Here’s a plot

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Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift: Vol. II” rakes in monstrous moolah

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for Jon Malin’s horror-themed superhero book Graveyard Shift: Volume II ended successfully, raising 17448% of its original goal for a total of nearly $175 thousand. Illustrated by Malin (Jawbreakers: Lost Souls) and written by Mark Poulton (The Savage Hawkman), Graveyard Shift is a superhero tale combining horror and science fiction elements which asks “What if

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“Graveyard Shift” creator Jon Malin defends fellow comic artist Rob Liefeld from detractors

Rob Liefeld is responsible for creating some of Marvel’s most enduring comic book characters from the 1990s. Deadpool, Cable, the X-Force- all of these were born of Liefeld’s brain, after which he went on to become one of the founding fathers of Image Comics. However, that hasn’t stopped Liefeld’s detractors from criticizing his work (including the often-parroted “Rob Liefeld can’t

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“Soulfinder: Demon’s Match” Indiegogo campaign ends successfully

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for Douglas Ernst’s graphic novel Soulfinder: Demon’s Match came to a close, successfully raising 332% of its original goal for a total of more than $33 thousand. Written by Ernst and featuring artwork by Timothy Lim (Black Hops G.I.) and colors by Brett R. Smith (Jawbreakers), Soulfinder is a 56-page, supernatural graphic novel about a combat

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Uber-violent sci-fi comic series “Replicator” now live on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, independent comic book creator Robert Arnold launched a crowdfunding campaign for issues 1 and 2 of Replicator, a sci-fi story which is absolutely designed for mature audiences only. Written by Arnold and featuring illustrations by Aaron Alfeche (Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG), colors by DC Alonso, and letters by Marshall Dillon, Replicator is a brutal, unforgiving take complete with nudity

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Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift Vol II” is scaring up big numbers on Indiegogo

Last night, comic book artist Jon Malin launched a crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift Volume II, and the project is already an instant success having raised more than $32 thousand at the time of this writing. Illustrated by Malin (Jawbreakers: Lost Souls) and written by Mark Poulton (The Savage Hawkman), Graveyard Shift is a superhero tale combining horror and science

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Doug Ernst’s “Soulfinder: Demon’s Match” is a supernatural test of faith

On Friday, YouTube comic book commentator Doug Ernst launched an Indiegogo campaign for an all-new graphic novel project titled Soulfinder: Demon’s Match. Written by Ernst and featuring artwork by Timothy Lim (Black Hops G.I.) and colors by Brett R. Smith (Jawbreakers), Soulfinder is a 56-page, supernatural graphic novel about a combat veteran-turned priest who investigates a string of mysterious deaths.

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Husband and wife team behind “Red Rooster” launching new comic publishing company: Allegiance

Some backers of Mitch Breitweiser’s Red Rooster: Golden Age Indiegogo campaign have raised concerns over the lack of updates on the project. On a recent livestream with Edwin Boyette, Breitweiser answered these concerns, revealing that he has in fact been a very, very busy man. As Breitweiser puts it, “We set out to make an Indiegogo comic book, and ended

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Eric Weathers’ “Flying Fortress: Remastered” takes flight just in time for D-Day 75th anniversary

Veteran comic book letterer Eric Weathers is marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day by launching a crowdfunding campaign for Flying Fortress: Remastered, a girthy 200-page graphic novel collecting all eight issues of 2011’s Flying Fortress with updated artwork and lettering. Wait, did I say letterer? Indeed I did. Eric Weathers is a very active letterer for other independent comics projects

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Do crowdfunding campaigns pay comic book websites for coverage?

On Monday, Brett Booth (Bloodshot) indicated on social media that comic book creators pay comic book news sites to cover their crowdfunding projects. This revelation came as Booth engaged with a barrage of questions from comic fans asking him if he would ever consider crowdfunding his own project (it doesn’t look like he’s interested at the moment). As part of

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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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“The Abductables” creator tells his horrifying alien abduction story! (Interview)

Earlier in March,  writer Michael Derrick launched an Indiegogo campaign for The Abductables, an all-new 52-page one-shot sci-fi/comedy graphic novel about an alien abduction gone wrong written by Derrick and featuring illustrations by Ibai Canales. We got a chance to ask Derrick several questions about the The Abductables campaign, and he was gracious enough to respond. As always, the answers

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Richard C. Meyer’s “Devil Dog” one-shot is nearly complete

Splatto Comics founder and Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer (aka Ya’ boi, Zack) recently announced that work on the Devil Dog one-shot is close to completion, with the artwork being nearly finished and the lettering possibly completed within a week. Devil Dog is a 22-page origin story for the titular Jawbreakers team member written by Chuck Dixon, though Meyer is

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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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“Graveyard Shift” to be published by ALL CAPS COMICS

In a recent livestream on his YouTube channel, comic book artist and Internet talk show host Ethan Van Sciver announced that the Graveyard Shift series would be published by his new publishing company, ALL CAPS COMICS. (I get the joke, but I hate him for putting his company name in “all caps”) Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described

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Anime-inspired comic “Sovereign” launches crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for Sovereign, a new graphic novel created by Andrew Huerta, went live on Indiegogo. Sovereign is a science-fiction tale heavily inspired by anime art of Masami Ōbari and Akira “Akiman” Yasuda. The Indiegogo campaign will fund a 48-page book intended as the first in a 3-part series. Below is a plot summary taken from

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Mike S. Miller’s “Lonestar” graphic novel hits the blessed “Six Figures, Bitch!” milestone

This week, the Indiegogo campaign for Mike S. Miller’s superhero adventure comic Lonestar: Heart of the Hero crossed the coveted $100k threshold.* In doing so, Lonestar joins the ranks of several other crowdfunded comic book projects including Cyberfrog, Jawbreakers, Red Rooster, Graveyard Shift and Bigfoot Bill in the glorious #SixFiguresBitch! club (or as Miller politely calls it, the #SixFiguresYoungLady club).

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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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The Indiegogo campaign for “Graveyard Shift” finishes big… but not quite #SixFiguresBitch

Halloween came early this week as the Indiegogo campaign for Graveyard Shift came to a close, raising nearly 2 thousand percent of its original goal for a total of over $90 thousand. Graveyard Shift artist Jon Malin celebrated the end of the campaign by livestreaming the final hours on his YouTube page with fellow comic creators, including Antonio Malpica (a.k.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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Interview: Comic artist Jon Malin talks “Graveyard Shift”, heroism, and who he most wants to punch in the face!

Last week, the crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift launched via Indiegogo where it became an instant success. At the time of this writing, the Graveyard Shift project has raised more than $30 thousand with a few weeks still to go. Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel created by comic industry veterans Mark Poulton (writer) and Jon Malin (artist). Graveyard

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Flying Sparks Indiegogo campaign ends successfully; raises 452% of its goal

Ending on the same night as the massively successful Red Rooster: Golden Age, the Indiegogo campaign for Flying Sparks: A Hero and Villain in Love ended successfully, raising 452% of its original goal for a total of more than $27 thousand. Flying Sparks is planned as an ongoing superhero comic series described as having an intense personal drama similar to the

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Mark Poulton’s & Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift” fully funded on Indiegogo; stretch goals announced

On Monday, the crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift launched via Indiegogo. The project has already hit the ground running, achieving full funding in just over an hour, raising more than $18 thousand at the time of this writing. Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described as “the Universal Monsters meets the X-Men,” and helmed by two comic industry veterans,

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Jon Malin teases upcoming comic book project “Graveyard Shift”

On a recent livestream on the Comic Artist Pro Secrets YouTube channel, veteran comic book artist Jon Malin revealed that his next project would be titled Graveyard Shift, and that it would be funded via Indiegogo. You can listen to Malin describe the project in the video below (at approximately 1:46:35): Graveyard Shift is coming hot on the heels of

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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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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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“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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Jon Del Arroz’s “Flying Sparks” comic launches on Indiegogo, fully funded on first day

On Friday, award-winning author Jon Del Arroz launched a crowdfunding campaign for Flying Sparks: A Hero and Villain in Love via Indiegogo. Del Arroz is best known for his steampunk novel For Steam and Country. The Flying Sparks comic features illustrations by Jethro Morales (Dejah Thoris, The Green Hornet) and a cover by the Jawbreakers: Lost Souls art team of

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