Tag Archives: Aaron Lopresti

Comic Book Review: “Wraith of God” (Empire Comics, Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things God-forsaken and unholy. Today we’re going to look at Wraith of God, a superhero book with a horror twist written and illustrated by Aaron Lopresti.  Set against the iconic backdrop of the American West, Wraith of God pits a mysterious, supernatural vigilante (the titular Wraith) against a clan

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Empire Comics’ “Wraith of God: Blood Hunters” Tracks Down Immediate Success on Indiegogo

On Thursday, renowned comic book creator and Empire Comics founder Aaron Lopresti launched a crowdfunding campaign for Wraith of God: Blood Hunters, an 84+ page superhero/horror adventure book. Those pages will include an all-new Wraith of God story, plus at least two back-up stories featuring Lopresti’s Garbage Man and The Night Club. (There may be more added if certain stretch

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Pointless Unboxing – “Thin Blue Line”, “Wraith of God”, and “Jawbreakers: Grand Bizarre”

Today we’re unboxing three Indiegogo-exclusive comics – Thin Blue Line, Wraith of God, and Jawbreakers: Grand Bizarre. No fluff. Time for watching. Thanks for watching today. We appreciate all feedback – positive, constructive, or colorful. And as always… Thanks for reading! Please consider following The Splintering on social media or bookmarking the site for more independent entertainment news, views, and

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Empire Comics’ “Wraith of God” Scaring Up Big Bucks on Indiegogo

On Thursday, veteran comic book creator Aaron Lopresti launched his own independent comic book label, Empire Comics, with a crowdfunding campaign for Wraith of God, an all-new, 72-page graphic novel. The campaign is already off to a great start, having raised more than $35 thousand at the time of this writing. With those numbers, that means the first stretch goal

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Aaron Lopresti expects you to pay money for walking, talking trash – “Garbage Man” now live on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, veteran comic book creator Aaron Lopresti launched a crowdfunding campaign for Garbage Man, a hardcover edition collecting both Garbage Man mini-series originally published by DC Comics. These stories are “creator-owned”, so now Lopresti is putting all of his hard work together in a girthy, 120-page volume of smelly, trashy goodness. Here’s the full plot summary taken from

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