Tag Archives: Halloween

Review – “The Abductables” by Cauldron Comics (Festival of Dread special)

At some point, aliens became a part of Halloween culture. Why did this happen, exactly? Was it the consistent appearance of Kodos and Kang in The Simpsons‘ Treehouse of Horror speicals? The release of Ridley Scott’s Alien film series? Or does it go even further back to Cold War-era sci-fi/horror flicks like Invasion of the Body Snatchers? While it makes

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“Code Vein” update 1.04 adds Halloween accessories later this month

Bandai Namco has announced that the version 1.04 update for Code Vein will arrive at the end of October. According to the patch notes, this update adds several Halloween-themed character accessories, color pallets, and face paints, in addition to some gameplay updates, as well. Here are the pertinent details from the patch notes: Character Creation • Added new creation accessories,

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The Splintering’s “Festival of Dread” begins this October!

All Hallow’s Eve is nigh! To celebrate the dark, terrifying and macabre side of life, The Splintering is launching its very first Festival of Dread event, in which we will post all manner of creepy content intended to set the Halloween mood! We’ve also added Festival of Dread items to our Teespring store! We don’t run any paid ads on

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AlternaWeen has arrived at The Splintering! Unboxing our Halloween goodies from Alterna Comics

I recently received my AlternaWeen comics bundle from Alterna Comics, and decided to try my hand at an unboxing video of the package by posting it to YouTube.*   The purpose of the AlternaWeen Indiegogo campaign was to raise money allowing Alterna Comics to expand its distribution channels. The more money raised, the more product Alterna would be able to

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Happy AlternaWeen! Alterna Comics celebrates a successful Indiegogo campaign

The AlternaWeen crowdfunding campaign came to an end overnight, closing at 208% of the original goal for a total of over $16 thousand.* The purpose of the AlternaWeen Indiegogo campaign was to raise money allowing Alterna Comics to expand its distribution channels. The more money raised, the more product Alterna would be able to send to new retailers. While backers

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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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