Tag Archives: Alterna Comics

Comic Review: “The Fear Diaries” (Alterna Comics, Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things that go bump in the night. Today, we’re going to take a look at The Fear Diaries, a double-sized one shot book published by Alterna Comics in 2018.  Written by Garrett Gunn and illustrated by Nicolas Touris, The Fear Diaries follows a small band of stuffed animals who defend

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Alterna Comics’ Fall Preorder Campaign Now Live on Indiegogo

Time to fall into Autumn! (kill me) On Tuesday, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Fall lineup of books. The campaign is well on its way to being fully funded, having raised nearly $3 thousand at the time of this writing (roughly an hour after the campaign’s launch). Through the Indiegogo campaign page, you can pick up

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Alterna Comics’ Summer Preorder Campaign Now Live on Indiegogo

It’s officially Summer! Astronomically speaking, course…. On Tuesday, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Summer lineup of books. The campaign is well on its way to being fully funded, having raised nearly $4 thousand at the time of this writing. Through the Indiegogo campaign page, you can pick up all six of Alterna’s Summer issues, or simply

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Peter Simeti’s “King Cryptid” Sighted on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, independent comic book creator and Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti launched a crowdfunding campaign for the first four issues of King Cryptid,* an all-new ongoing sci-fi series. Featuring the work of multiple creators, King Cryptid is planned to be a 100+ issue series with 4-5 issues every year for, well, the next twenty years, I guess. Here’s the

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Review: “The DeaDBeat” (Alterna Comics, Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things color deficient. Speaking of deficient, today we’re going to take a look at The DeaDBeat, a 112-page graphic novel by Jeremy Massey and published by Alterna Comics in YEAR. The story was originally published as four mini comics, but the Alterna edition collects the entire tale in a handy

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Review: “Alterna Anniversaries” (Alterna Comics, Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of colorless creativity. Despite the frustration in doing so, I like to review anthology books from time to time, as they don’t seem to get the same level of attention as single-story graphic novels. But why is it so frustrating? Not only do anthologies typically include works by multiple creative teams, but they

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Alterna Comics’ Spring Preorder Campaign Now Live on Indiegogo

Spring has sprung! Over the weekend, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Spring lineup of books. The campaign is well on its way to being fully funded, having raised more than $6 thousand at the time of this writing. Through the Indiegogo campaign page, you can pick up all six of Alterna’s Spring issues, or simply pick

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Alterna Comics’ Winter Preorder Campaign is Live on Indiegogo

On Tuesday, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Winter lineup of books. The campaign is already fully funded, having already raised more $8 thousand at the time of this writing.* Through the Indiegogo campaign page, you can pick up all ten of Alterna’s Winter issues, or simply pick and choose the titles you want. There are also

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Review: “The Swan King” (Alterna Comics, Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things colorless and achromatic! Today we’re going to review the black and white bargain buy, The Swan King. Published in 2020 by Alterna Comics as a “One-Dollar One-Shot”, The Swan King is a 19-page, standalone story written and illustrated by Wentland and lettered by Wes Locher. Set in the

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