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“Thin Blue Line” Brings the Real-World Dangers of Modern Policing to the Comic Page

On Friday, Blue Line Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Thin Blue Line, a 56-page, fictional story inspired by recent, real-world events. Written by Mike Baron (The Punisher) and featuring illustrations by Joseph Arnold and Jeff Slemons, Thin Blue Line tells a story that examines “human fallibility on every level.” Here’s the official breakdown of Thin Blue Line from the

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Studio Azoth’s “Future Primitive Mag” Reveals the Mythology of a Lost World

Earlier this week, Studio Azoth launched a crowdfunding campaign for Future Primitive Mag, a 52-page, oversized comic that combines elements of fantasy, mythology and human pre-history. Written by Kevin Gunstone and featuring illustrations by Slobodan Jovanovic, Future Primitive Mag is designed for fans of Conan, Lord of the Rings, and Planet of the Apes. Here’s the official pitch taken from

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Review: “How to Die” (Eudaimonia Comics, Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things grim and grisly. Today, we’re going to take a look at How to Die issue 1, a supernatural horror book written by Joshua “J.P.” Plack and featuring illustrations by Bogdan Ristea and lettering by Frederico Avila Corsini. I should note a the outset that this review

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Nasser Rabadi’s “Creepsters” Revives the Creature Horrors of the 1980s

Last week, independent comic book creator Nasser Rabadi launched a crowdfunding campaign for Creepsters, an 86-page, black and white horror/comedy book. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $3 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Rabadi (Stardust, ASYL) and featuring illustrations by… erm, I actually can’t say as the campaign page doesn’t specify the

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Mandy Summers’ “Pirate Queen 2” is Ready to Hoist Your Main Sail

Batten down your hatches, fellas, Ava Bloodstone is back to capture more booty! On Friday, independent comic book creator Mandy Summers launched a crowdfunding campaign for Pirate Queen 2, the 60-page sexy sci-fi adventure follow-up to the first book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2020. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $4 thousand at the time

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Brenden Swan’s “DisintegrationStreet Vol. 2” Now on Indiegogo

On Thursday, independent comic book creator Brenden Swan launched a crowdfunding campaign for DisintegrationStreet Volume 2, the 69-page (*snick!*) follow-up to the first volume that was successfully crowdfunded in 2020. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than Written and illustrated by Swan (Strangelove: I Want to be Chrome), DisintegrationStreet takes place in a strange world where the

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“Coloring the Undead” Adult Coloring Book Now on Indiegogo (Festival of Dread Special)

The pain… the pain of being blank! We don’t normally cover things like coloring books here at The Splintering, but in light of our ongoing Festival of Dread event, eh, why not? Independent artist Rob Shaffer recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Coloring the Undead, a 42-page adult coloring book featuring a horde of ghastly and gruesome images “so frightening

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Adam Lawson’s “Kids & Monsters” is a Horror Comic for All Ages

It isn’t about pedos! On Tuesday, independent comic book creator Adam Lawson launched a crowdfunding campaign for Kids & Monsters, a 72-page, horror graphic novel featured in 8.3″ x 11.7″ hardcover format. Written and illustrated by Lawson (The Kill Journal), Kids & Monsters is intended for readers of all ages despite its dark, supernatural undertones. Here’s the official plot synopsis

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Shanth Enjeti’s “Nosfero: The Crypt Walker” Paints a Unique Portrait of Horrors

Over the long weekend, independent comic book creator Shanth Enjeti launched a crowdfunding campaign for Nosfero: The Crypt Walker, a horror adventure book presented in an oversized 8.5in x 11in, square-bound format. Written and illustrated by Enjeti, Nosfero is a standalone story with full-color painted artwork. The main story will be 25+ pages, but the book will also include some

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Sit DOWN Sunday Comic Book News Livestream – 10 October 2021 Edition

On the latest installment of Sit DOWN Sunday (hosted on “Petrifying” Patrick Thomas Parnell’s YouTube channel Riot Press Productions), The Splintering founder “Fashionably Late” Blake Worrell and fellow Splintering contributor “Ghoulish” George Travlos got another chance to discuss recent comic book news. This week, we discussed the latest on Parnell’s Sleepy Hollow campaign, Shane Davis’ Inglorious Rex project, Parnell’s future

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Larry King’s “Gemini Jump” Leaps to Instant Success on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, comic book enthusiast Larry King made the jump into independent comic creation by launching an Indiegogo campaign for Gemini Jump, a 48-page, black and white book designed for fans of classic adventure comics and manga. The project is already fully funded, but the best part may be that the book is already finished, printed and ready to ship

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Gritty Revenge Tale “Dig Two Graves” Now on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator Jim Tanner recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Dig Two Graves, an 84-page graphic novel that combines both books 1 and 2 of a 12-part maxi-series. Written by Tanner and featuring illustrations by Von Randal, colors by Kevin Anthony De Castro (aka Tevan) and lettering by Robin Jones, Dig Two Graves is a gritty revenge tale

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Mike Swan’s KreeKraw and Kris Return in “Taking the Piss”

Independent comic book creator Michael Swan recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for KreeKraw and Kris Part Two: Taking the Piss, a 30-page follow-up to the first KreeKraw and Kris book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2020. Written by Swan and featuring illustrations by RJ Silvers and colors by Rodrigo Ybañez Garcia, KreeKraw and Kris Part Two stars a “cowboy space

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The Grim Guardian Returns in “Only Death Can Save Us 2”

Overnight, veteran comic book creator Russ Leach launched a crowdfunding campaign for Only Death Can Save Us 2 Book 2 – Techstone, the follow-up to the first ODCSU book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2020 (which we double-reviewed here and here). The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $3 thousand at the time of this writing. Written

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Army Veteran Chris Reader Brings “The Vigilantes” to Indiegogo

On Friday, aspiring comic book creator and U.S. Army veteran Chris Reader launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Vigilantes, a 48-page superhero adventure graphic novel. Written and illustrated by Reader and featuring illustrations by Dan Olvera, The Vigilantes is intended as the first installment of a six book arc. Here’s the official pitch taken from The Vigilantes Indiegogo campaign page:

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Jakob Morris’ Supernatural Noire “Necromancer: Faith Militant” Now on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, independent comic book creator Jakob Morris launched a crowdfunding campaign for Necromancer: Faith Militant, a 48-page supernatural noire graphic novel set in a cyberpunk-inspired universe. Written by Morris and illustrated by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights, The Abductables), Faith Militant is the follow-up to Necromancer: Tombstone Blues, which was successfully crowdfunded in 2019. Unlike its predecessor, however, Faith

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Crowdfunding Review: “Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising” (9 Lives Comics)

Little girl, big adventure. Cats in space! Selling a ‘cat book’ to a predominantly male audience was a tough sale. Even I didn’t get Starlight Cats: Merlion Rising for myself. I thought that my then 8-year-old daughter would LOVE the book, that it was going to be “CUTE”! The lead character, Rebecca, was about my daughter’s age, and she loves

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Quick Review: “Cobalt: Atlanta’s Thrashing” (TaleEnd Studio)

On October 1st, the Indiegogo campaign for Cobalt: Atlanta’s Thrashing will close, and the sign-up page for book 2 – Cobalt : Death Stalks Us will launch. This will be creator/writer Jake Adam’s second crowdfunded comic book campaign as his character and story were also part of a Kickstarter campaign for Super-Abled Comics. When I first saw Cobalt: Atlanta’s Thrashing

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Otherworldly Fantasy in Chris Fisk’s “Infinitale Chronicles – The War of the Trees” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator Chris Fisk recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Infinitale Chronicles – The War of the Trees, a 50-page graphic novel set on a distant fantasy world. Written by Fisk and featuring illustrations by António Brandão and colors by Alzir Alves and Chris Hall, the book is intended as the first part in a larger War of

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Oi! Check Out Monika Stephan’s “Mary Boys: Beefheads!” on Indiegogo!

Over the weekend, independent comic book creator Monika Stephan launched a crowdfunding campaign for Mary Boys: Beefheads!, the 74-page follow-up to the first Mary Boys book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2019. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $6 thousand at the time of this writing. The book itself follows the titular Mary Boys, a set

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The Silhouette Takes Center Stage in Zaid Comics’ “The Lost Pages 2”

On Friday, Zaid Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Lost Pages 2: The Silhouette, a 76-page follow-up to the first book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2020. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $4 thousand at the time of this writing. After polling readers on their favorite character from the first issue, The Lost Pages

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Alterna Comics Launches First Quarterly Pre-Order Campaign on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, Alterna Comics launched its inaugural pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their fall lineup of books. The campaign is already fully funded, having raised nearly $7 thousand at the time of this writing. These campaigns are intended to replace the company’s old pre-order system on the Alterna website, making each quarter a kind of celebratory event and giving customers a

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Celebrate Autumn with Patrick Thomas Parnell’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” on Indiegogo

To mark the first day of the Fall season, independent comic book creator Patrick Thomas Parnell launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, an abridged and illustrated version of the 1819 classic by Washington Irving.* The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $4 thousand at the time of this writing. While not a traditional

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Crowdfunding Campaign for Indie Comics Magazine “ROK!T” Launches on Indiegogo

On Monday, publishing veteran Steve Dye launched a crowdfunding campaign for ROK!T, a new physical magazine that focuses on the biggest names and news on the ComicsGate* side of independent comics. Wait a second… Yeah, we’re doing a write-up on what is technically a competing platform. We’ll be sure to keep this super objective.** Trust me! Dye conceived ROK!T as

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Eric Canete’s “Arc Athena” Now Live on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, comic book creator Eric Canete launched a crowdfunding campaign for Arc Athena Book One, an all new, hardcover graphic novel intended as the first part in a six-issue miniseries. The project is already fully funded, having raised roughly $18 thousand at the time of this writing. Written and illustrated by Canete (TRON Uprising) and featuring colors by Giuliano

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New Take’s Oddly-Titled “Grandpa” Comic is About God Fighting Satan (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

New Take Media recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Grandpa issue 1, a new 44-page fantasy comic book project with a bizarre title. With a name like Grandpa, you might expect something like Rambo: Last Blood or Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino, but you’d be wrong, sucka. Created by Damion Daponte and Sterling Vanderhoof, Grandpa is actually about the longstanding battle

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Stephan Velez’s Dark Fantasy Horror Comic “The VeilWalker” Now on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, independent comic book creator Stephan Velez launched a crowdfunding campaign for The VeilWalker #1, an all-new, 21-page dark fantasy comic book. Written by Velez and featuring illustrations by Sajad Shah and colors by Leonardo Paciarotti, The VeilWalker is described as a blend of action, mystery, thriller, and horror. Here’s the official pitch taken from The VeilWalker’s Indiegogo campaign

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The KAYAS Saga Continues in “A Story of Blood & Stone” Issue 2

On Tuesday, independent comic book creator Ryan Cardinal launched a crowdfunding campaign for KAYAS: A Story of Blood & Stone issue 2, the 32-page follow-up to the first KAYAS book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2019. Written and illustrated by Cardinal, KAYAS is a manga-inspired fantasy adventure intended for young adult readers (ages 13 and up). Here’s the official plot

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“Inglorious Rex” Indiegogo Campaign Raises a Monstrous $150k in First Weekend

Over the weekend, veteran comic book creative team Shane Davis and Yanzi Lin launched a crowdfunding campaign for Inglorious Rex Volume One, an all-new, 48-page, action/sci-fi graphic novel. The project is already a remarkable success, having raised more than $150 thousand in its first few days. Co-written by Davis and Lin (Starlight Cats) and featuring pencils by Davis, inks by

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The Clock is Ticking to Back 80s-Inspired Horror Comic “Midnight Highway”

Comic book creator Michael Tener recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Midnight Highway issues 1 and 2, a new comic designed for fans of 80s horror and sci-fi. Co-created and co-written by Tener and Alex Maday and featuring illustrations by Alexander Malyshev and colors by Hedwin Zaldivar, Midnight Highway is described as Alice in Wonderland meets The Twilight Zone. Here’s

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