Tag Archives: Crowdfunding

The “Battle Brick Road” is paved with cash! Eric Weathers’ Oz-inspired comic is raking in big Indiegogo bucks

On Friday, independent comic book creator (and quite possibly the most prolific letterer in indie comics) Eric Weathers launched a crowdfunding campaign for Battle Brick Road: Operation Zephyr. At the time of this writing, the project has already raised more than $13 thousand, smashing its initial funding goal (which it surpassed in the opening minutes of the campaign). Written by

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The manga-inspired “KAYAS” poised to establish a massive fantasy universe

Former tattoo artist and aspiring comic book creator Ryan Cardinal is preparing to launch a crowdfunding campaign for KAYAS: a Story of Blood and Stone in May. KAYAS is a 48-page, black and white action/fantasy comic intended as the first part of a massive (over one thousand pages) series filled with “high-impact action, martial arts mayhem, swords, sorcery, monsters and

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Artist Cesar Feliciano teases “Chango: the Broken Veil”

Comic book artist Cesar Feliciano (Gods and Soldiers) is partnering with writer Ben Goldsmith and colorist Jasen Smith to launch Chango: the Broken Veil, which is scheduled to begin crowdfunding in May. Feliciano has been dropping quite a few teaser images for the Chango project on social media, which you can check out below. The story appears to have some

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Publishin’ Pete just keeps winning! The campaign to expand Alterna Comics hits every goal

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign to expand Alterna Comics ended successfully, raising 343% of its original goal for a total of over $8 thousand. With those numbers, Alterna founder Peter Simeti will be able to expand his company’s operations by moving to a much larger storage space (10′ x 20′). Not only will this allow for Alterna to order larger print

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Gilbert Deltrez teases new project, “Pistolera”

Earlier this week, independent comic writer/artist Gilbert Deltrez (Lair) teased an upcoming project, Pistolera. Planned as a crowdfunded project via Kickstarter, Deltrez describes Pistolera as a revenge western. Unfortunately, not much else is known about the Pistolera project at the moment. For the time being, you can check out the cover for Pistolera below, featuring art by J. L. Jiles

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Sci-fi horror comic “Something Real” returns to Indiegogo 24 January for third issue

The Boogeyman beckons! The sci-fi horror comic series Something Real is all set to crowdfund its third issue. Not familiar with Something Real? We’ll catch you up. Written by Joey Turnage and featuring illustrations by Ian J. Miller and colors by Fredrik Mattsson, Something Real is a tale of terror inspired by Nightmare on Elm Street and other supernatural horror

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“Sovereign” smashes Indiegogo funding goal; transitions to in-demand store for limited time

On New Year’s Day, the crowdfunding campaign for new the anime-inspired graphic novel Sovereign came to a close, raising nearly 180% of its original goal for a total over $21 thousand. Sovereign is a 48-page science-fiction tale by Andrew Huerta heavily inspired by the anime art of Masami Ōbari and Akira “Akiman” Yasuda. Did you get wasted on New Year’s

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“RAGS”, “Little Girl Lethal” and “Jack Irons” creators offer big perks to boost “Sporkman” Indiegogo campaign in final hours… will it be enough? (Updated)

The crowdfunding campaign for Sporkman Goes to Japan ends in a matter of hours, and at the time of this writing, the project has raised just short of half of its funding goal. Friends of the Sporkman creative team, particularly other independent comic book creators, have stepped up to sweeten the deal for those who back the Sporkman campaign. The

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Alterna Comics’ “AlternaWeen” campaign fully funded, charity stretch goals added

Last week, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti launched a Halloween-themed crowdfunding campaign known as AlternWeen.* Designed as a fundraiser to help Alterna expand its distribution channels to new retailers, AlternaWeen offers backers a girthy stack of Alterna comics at a steep discount intended to be given away as Halloween treats. The AlternaWeen campaign quickly met its initial funding goal of

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Alterna founder Peter Simeti officially launches “Alternaween” Indiegogo campaign

On Wednesday, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti launched the Alternaween crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.* Backers who support the Alternaween campaign will be sent bundles of 50 Alterna Comics to be given away as Halloween treats. The comics themselves come in two types of bundles, either an “all-ages” bundle made up of 50 “all ages” and “teen” books, and a horror

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Superhero comic “T-Bird & Throttle” now crowdfunding on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, Josh Howard launched a crowdfunding campaign for his comic book miniseries, T-Bird & Throttle via Indiegogo. T-Bird & Throttle is a 4-issue superhero story with each book expected to be 60 pages in length. This particular crowdfunding campaign is set up specifically to fund issue 2, as Howard already funded issue 1 and a 16-page issue 0,

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Art Thibert launches Indiegogo campaign for “Black and White Remastered”

On Thursday, longtime comic industry veteran Art Thibert launched an Indiegogo campaign for Black and White – Remastered, a 48-page graphic novel and part one of a two-part mini-series. Art Thibert is a 30-year veteran of the comic book industry having previously worked with Marvel & DC on books including Superman, Batman, and Cable. Thibert wrote the original Black and

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Crowdfunding campaign for “Wolverton: Thief of Impossible Objects” ends successfully (updated)

On Wednesday, the crowdfunding campaign for issue 2 of Wolverton: Thief of Impossible Objects ended successfully, raising a total of $10,364. Written by Michael Stark and Terrell T. Garrett and featuring illustrations by Jackie Lewis, Wolverton follows the adventures of gentleman thief, Jack Wolverton. Issue 2 begins just after Jack has successfully pilfered the enchanted Monkey’s Paw against nearly impossible

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“Sporkman Goes to Japan” comic mini-series launches on Indiegogo

The hero who must duck to fit through doorways returns! On Sunday, the crowdfunding campaign for Sporkman Goes to Japan launched on Indiegogo. Written by Eric Berry and Chuck Bonetti, and featuring illustrations by Gifney Richata and colors by Rodrigo Ybañez (Red Ninja Momiji), Sporkman Goes to Japan is a 3-issue mini-series intended for readers of all ages. You can

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Peter Simeti announces Halloween crowdfunding project during “State of Alterna Address”

This week, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti delivered a very emotional State of Alterna Address in which he addressed a litany of personal attacks made against him, responded to criticism of his company’s consumer-centric social media policies, and adamantly denied that firing a contracted letterer for violating those policies. The news wasn’t all driven by drama, however. Simeti also announced

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Mark Poulton’s & Jon Malin’s “Graveyard Shift” fully funded on Indiegogo; stretch goals announced

On Monday, the crowdfunding campaign for Graveyard Shift launched via Indiegogo. The project has already hit the ground running, achieving full funding in just over an hour, raising more than $18 thousand at the time of this writing. Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described as “the Universal Monsters meets the X-Men,” and helmed by two comic industry veterans,

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Former Wonder Woman, Thor artist homeless, crowdfunding to pay debt

Former Marvel and DC Comics creator William Messner-Loebs has been a significant influence on several of comics’ most iconic characters including Wonder Woman, Thor and The Flash. Starting in 2001, however, a series of life challenges compounded that sent Messner-Loebs and his family down a path of misfortune. After seeing success with an MTV series based on his hit comic

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