Tag Archives: Chuck Dixon

Review: “Batman Black and White” (DC Comics – Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Monochrome May event! Today we’re featuring the trade paperback edition of Batman Black and White, the four-issue anthology miniseries published by DC Comics. The individual issues of Batman Black and White included five stories that were eight pages long, and the first collected edition was released in 1998. Each story features the work of a

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Nearly $200k raised to send “The Expendables” to Hell

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for The Expendables Go to Hell ended successfully, raising more than $192 thousand* (well beyond the coveted “Six figures, bitch!” threshold). The Expendables Go to Hell is an all-new graphic novel featuring characters from Sylvester Stallone’s action film series. The book itself includes a 50-page main story plus 3 related “side quests” featuring artwork by

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“The Expendables Go to Hell” graphic novel hits Six Figures, Bitch!

Over the weekend, the crowdfunding campaign for The Expendables Go to Hell crossed the blessed “Six figures, bitch!” threshold, raising more than $107 thousand at the time of this writing. The book was an overnight crowdfunding success, well surpassing its initial fundraising goal right out of the gate. In addition to hitting the $100k benchmark, project lead Richard C. Meyer

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Richard C. Meyer launches “The Expendables Go to Hell” on Indiegogo; quadruple funded on day one

For months, independent comic book author and Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer has teased several “secret projects.” On Saturday, he launched a surprise crowdfunding campaign for the first of these projects via Indiegogo: The Expendables Go to Hell. The Expendables Go to Hell is an all-new graphic novel featuring characters from Sylvester Stallone’s action film series. This project is a

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Unboxing Richard C. Meyer’s “Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG” graphic novel

I recently received my copy of Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG, the action/superhero graphic novel written by Richard C. Meyer (Iron Sights), co-written by Chuck Dixon (Batman) and illustrated by Aaron Alfeche. I backed the tier with an unsigned copy of the Jawbreakers book and featuring variant cover art by Kyle Ritter (Starblades). I thought I’d unbox it to give you a sense

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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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Golden Age heroism returns in new anthology “Thrilling Comics: Murder and Mayhem”

On Thursday, independent comic book creator David Furr launched a crowdfunding campaign for Thrilling Comics: Murder and Mayhem, a 72-page, retro-inspired anthology featuring Golden Age heroes (thanks in part to public domain law). Here’s the breakdown of the project straight from the Thrilling Comics Indiegogo campaign page. The Golden Age of Comics Return to the Modern Era! Legendary comic book

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The GØD-K1NG is coming for the Jawbreakers; “Lost Souls” sequel fully funded in minutes on Indiegogo

The long-awaited follow-up to Jawbreakers – Lost Souls is now funding via Indiegogo, and it was fully funded in the first hour. Jawbreakers – GØD-K1NG is the 100-page graphic novel featuring the culmination of the events which began in the smash hit Lost Souls. Here’s how Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer breaks down the GØD-K1NG project. JAWBREAKERS: GØD-K1NG contains four

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Chuck Dixon and It’s Alive! bring “Airboy” back after a 30-year absence

Over the weekend, It’s Alive! launched a crowdfunding campaign for issue number 51 of Airboy, an aviation-themed hero whose origins date back to the Golden Age of comics. Wait? Issue 51? Yes, indeedy. Writer Chuck Dixon wrote a 50-issue run in the 1980s which updated the Airboy character for contemporary audiences. This Indiegogo campaign will fund issue number 51, which

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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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Cautionary Comics’ “Ravage” sucessfully funded on Indiegogo; Are you ready to “Kill All Men?”

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for Cautionary Comics’ Ravage – Kill All Men ended successfully after raising nearly $37 thousand, which is 247% of its original funding goal. The story of Ravage is the brainchild of writer and Cautionary Comics’ founder, Benjamin L. Henderson (The Magus, The Offworlder), who is joined by co-writer and long-time comic veteran Chuck Dixon

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“Jungle Comics” successfully funded on Indiegogo; new cover option announced

The Indiegogo campaign for Jungle Comics ended over the weekend, and it successfully raised over $10 thousand, nearly twice its original goal. Jungle Comics is an all new story designed as a throwback to the classic jungle genre of the Golden Age. Written by long-time comic veteran Chuck Dixon (Batman, Bane Conquest) and featuring art by Kelsey Shannon (Jawbreakers, Justice

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Splatto Comics announces Jawbreakers spin-off “Devil Dog” penned by Chuck Dixon

Tuesday, Splatto Comics founder Richard Meyer announced via social media that long-time comic industry veteran Chuck Dixon has agreed to write a spinoff title in Splatto’s Jawbreakers universe based on the armored hero, Devil Dog. Splatto still has a couple of projects in the works, including Iron Sights and the record-breaking Jawbreakers: Lost Souls trade paperback, both directly financed via

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