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Alterna Comics reveals cover art for “Tinseltown” sequel series

Earlier this week, Alterna Comics revealed the cover art for Tinseltown: Losing the Light, the 5-issue follow-up to 2018’s crime drama written by David Lucarelli and illustrated by Henry Ponciano. The writer/artist team is returning for Losing the Light, and are of course joined by regular Alterna letterer Wes Locher (Unit 44). Unfamiliar with Tinseltown? Here’s a plot summary of

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Alterna Comics to release “The Swan King” as a one-dollar one-shot this spring

Earlier this week, Alterna Comics revealed that Tyler Wentland’s fantasy comic The Swan King would be coming to a comic shop near you for the affordable price of a single dollar. Successfully crowdfunded in 2018, The Swan King is described as “a 19-page dark fantasy fairytale in black and white.” The book is written and illustrated by Wentland (Red Koi)

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Alterna Comics announces price increase starting April 2020

On Friday, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti announced that the entire line of Alterna books would be seeing pricing increases starting in April 2020. Here’s the quick & dirty summary of the changes: Standard comics are increasing from $1.50 to $1.99 Reprint issues under the ICYMI label increasing from $0.99 to $1.25 Double-sized horror anthology It Came Out on a

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Alterna Comics launches “Twelve Days of Alterna” charity event (Jolly Jinglings Special)

On Monday, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti (aka Publishing Pete, aka Saint Peter of the blessed Newsprint) launched “Twelve Days of Alterna” a special charity crowdfunding campaign benefiting both Toys for Tots and Portion for Orphans. At the time of this writing, the Indiegogo campaign is well on its way to achieving its funding goal, which means that 100 all-ages

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Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti scrambles to find new printing company

On Wednesday, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti announced that the printer he uses for Alterna’s web press needs would not be able to fill Simeti’s orders, though the reason was not specified. This has caused Simeti to enter crisis mode, looking for a new printer on very short short notice. We reached out to Simeti to get more details on

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Unboxing AlternaWeen 2 at The Splintering (Festival of Dread special)

For two years running, Alterna Comics has marked the Halloween holiday with AlternaWeen, a crowdfunded event in which backers receive stacks of discounted comic books (among other swag) to give away to trick-or-treaters. Full disclosure! I’ve backed the AlternaWeen Indiegogo campaign both years, and like last year, I decided to dust off The Splintering‘s criminally neglected YouTube channel to post

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Justin Michael Ryan’s and Kristian Rossi’s “The Unclean” coming to Indiegogo on 10 October

On Wednesday, Trespasser writer Justin Michael Ryan announces that his next comic book project The Unclean will begin crowdfunding on Indiegogo tomorrow, 10 October. The Unclean will ultimately be published by Alterna Comics and features artwork by Kristian Rossi (Voidwalker, Trespasser) and lettering by DC Hopkins. Ryan & Co. originally planned to launch their crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, but late

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