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The “Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow” Indiegogo campaign closes over $800k

Over the weekend, the Indiegogo in-demand Store for Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow ended successfully, raising an incredible total of $816,005, the new record for money raised in a single campaign for a crowdfunded comic book. Originally created for Playmates in the mid-90s, Earthworm Jim first appeared in a hit video game developed by Shiny for the SEGA Genesis. The character was

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Doug TenNapel’s “Earthworm Jim” graphic novel smashes crowdfunding records; still available in-demand

Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow ended as a massive success, raising $706,951 – surpassing Icarus and the Sun to set a new record for a comic book campaign on Indiegogo. At those numbers, the Launch the Cow project met dozens of stretch goals, including a poster, patch, trading cards, gilded pages, cover upgrades, extra pages

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All-new “Earthworm Jim” comic now on Indiegogo, raises $100 thousand in one day (updated)

On Monday, comic book creator Doug TenNapel launched an Indiegogo campaign for a book he’s waited over two decades to create: the origin of his most famous creation: Earthworm Jim. Titled Earthworm Jim: Launch the Cow, the 160-page graphic novel with finally tell the story of Jim, Psycrow, Princess What’s-Her-Name, and the many unique worlds they inhabit. Oh, and at

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Comic creator Doug TenNapel’s nose art adopted by U.S. Air Force for newly-commissioned plane

Over the weekend, comic book and video game creator Doug TenNapel (Bigfoot Bill, Earthworm Jim) visited Beale Air Force Base as an honored guest of the 940th Refueling Wing. The occasion? The Air Force was commissioning a new KC-135 plane, and members of the wing had selected a piece of TenNapel’s artwork to adorn the plane’s nose. The design for

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Doug TenNapel reveals plans for “Earthworm Jim” comic book

It’s a great month for Earthworm Jim fans. Hot off the heels of the release of his Bigfoot Bill graphic novel, comic book author and Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel has revealed that an Earthworm Jim comic book is in the works. This news comes just days after Intellivision announced that a new Earthworm Jim video game is in development

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“Whoa, Nelly!” New Earthworm Jim game coming exclusively to Intellivision Amico

According to a press release from Intellivision Inc., the creative team behind the original Earthworm Jim games are reuniting to create a brand new installment exclusively for the Intellivision’s upcoming Amico console. These original team members include Doug TenNapel, David Perry, Tommy Tallarico, Nick Bruty, Mike Dietz, Tom Tanaka and Joey Kuras, all of whom are set for an interactive

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Streets of Rage 2, Contra Hard Corps, Earthworm Jim & more confirmed for the SEGA Genesis Mini

On Thursday, SEGA revealed ten more titles included with their SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive mini. Here’s a list of the newly-confirmed games. Castle of Illusion World of Illusion Thunder Force III Super Fantasy Zone Shinobi III Streets of Rage 2 Earthworm Jim* Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Contra Hard Corps Landstalker This is in addition to the ten games already announced, so

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SEGA negotiating to have “Earthworm Jim” included with the Genesis Mini

SEGA unloaded quite a few details regarding the Genesis/Mega Drive Mini at SEGA Fes last week. The SEGA Genesis Mini is scheduled to release on 19 September 2019, and it comes with two classic wired 3-button control pads, USB power adapter, power cable, and an HDMI cable. SEGA has confirmed that the Genesis Mini will ship with a total of

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The Indiegogo campaign for Doug TenNapel’s Bigfoot Bill comic crosses the finish line with over $100k

On Friday, the crowdfunding campaign for Doug TenNapel’s Bigfoot Bill came to an end, collecting nearly 700% of its original funding goal for a total of over $100K. Thanks to hitting so many of its stretch goals, Bigfoot Bill is now a 64-page, hardbound graphic novel written and illustrated by Doug TenNapel, while coloring duties will be covered by Dirk

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Doug TenNapel adds backer-exclusive video game demo to “Bigfoot Bill” comic campaign on Indiegogo

On Sunday, Doug TenNapel announced a new $75 thousand stretch goal for his Bigfoot Bill comic book currently on Indiegogo – a playable video game demo exclusively for Bigfoot Bill campaign backers. Here’s a first look at Bill’s idle animation posted to TenNapel’s YouTube channel: As the creator of Earthworm Jim, TenNapel is no stranger to the video game world.

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Earthworm Jim creator launches crowdfunding campaign for new comic “Bigfoot Bill”

On Monday, veteran artist/animator Doug TenNapel launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new independent comic book project, Bigfoot Bill, which smashed its original funding goal on the first day, raising more than $20 thousand at the time of this writing. Bigfoot Bill is a 48-page graphic novel (with the possibility of more pages being added) written and illustrated by Doug

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Earthworm Jim creator announces new comic project “Bigfoot Bill”

On Monday, Doug TenNapel debuted his plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for Bigfoot Bill, a new comic book project. TenNapel made the announcement during a livestream chat on Ethan Van Sciver’s Comic Artist Pro Secrets YouTube channel (See video below, discussion begins at approximately 24:30). TenNapel intends to launch the Bigfoot Bill project on Indiegogo sometime next Monday, August

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