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Kyle Ritter’s sci-fi comic “Starblades” hits “Six Figures, Bitch!”

On Friday, the crowdfunding campaign for Kyle Ritter’s sci-fi graphic novel Starblades crossed the coveted “Six Figures, bitch!” threshold, raising more than $100 thousand with only hours remaining in the crowdfunding period. This is an incredible total for Ritter, as Starblades is his very first creator-owned project. He’s already made quite a name for himself as a colorist on other

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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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Could Conan the Barbarian join the MCU?

Marvel reacquired the Conan comic book license earlier this year, and since then, the Conan comics have been a fairly successful sales story, by modern standards, anyway. Marvel must be happy with the performance of the Conan property, because earlier in September, the publisher acquired the comic book rights to two other Robert E. Howard characters: Dark Agnes and Solomon

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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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Dark comedy comic “Mary Boys” now bashing heads on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, independent comic book creator Karl Stephen launched a crowdfunding campaign for Mary Boys, a black comedy likened to Tank Girl and Cerebus. Here’s the story summary taken from the Mary Boys Indiegogo campaign page: The Mary Boys are quadruplets born with a rare genetic condition that causes enlarged hands and feet, distorted facial features and prevents sufferers

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Supernatural thriller “Lady Alchemy” extended to 60 pages; new artwork revealed

In a backer update on Friday, Lady Alchemy creator Martina Markota announced that the supernatural graphic novel was going to be extended from 40 to 60 pages as the creative team felt more space was needed to do the story justice. This will mean a delay in delivery of the book, but backers of Lady Alchemy can now expect a

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