Tag Archives: IndieGoGo

Arrow Comics’ “Chrome Dog” Now Barking Up the Money Tree

“Chro’ Dogs!” Over the weekend, Arrow Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Chrome Dog issue 1: Perfect Strangers, a 32-page sci-fi book. The project is nearly funded, having already raised more than $1700 at the time of this writing. Written by Justin K. Sweet and illustrated by Luke Stone (Hybrids: Sons of the Gods, Voodoo Nations),* Chrome Dog is described

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Ryan James’ Underwater Adventure “Octo Gone” Now on Indiegogo

It took me far too long for that “Octo Gone” pun to dawn on me. Over the weekend, aspiring comic book creator Ryan James launched a crowdfunding campaign for Octo Gone issue 1, a 48-page sci-fi book intended as the first of a three-part miniseries. Written and illustrated by James, Octo Gone is described as an “action-packed underwater adventure like

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Donkey Madness’s “Shotgun Samurai Legends” Fully Funded on Day 1

Have gun, will legend. On Monday, Donkey Madness (Madness, I tell you!) launched a crowdfunding campaign for Shotgun Samurai Legends, a 48-page action/adventure anthology and the follow-up to the Shotgun Samurai manga that was successfully crowdfunded in 2021. The project is already fully funded, having raised roughly $2 thousand at the time of this writing. Here’s the official pitch taken

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Pum Spak’s All-Ages Comic “Unemployed Monsters” Still Available In-Demand (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

“Monsters” seems a little bit strong… “Hippies” maybe… Pum Spak recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Unemployed Monsters, a 56-page comic book featuring work by artists from Rick and Morty and Bob’s Burgers. The book is fully funded, and currently in-demand, so you can still buy into the project if you missed it during the crowdfunding period (like we did).

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Alterna Comics’ Winter Preorder Campaign Now Live

A hazy shade of newsprint On Wednesday, Alterna Comics launched a pre-order crowdfunding campaign for their Winter lineup of books. This time around, the campaign is being run both on Indiegogo (here) and the Alterna Comics website (here). Through the campaign pages, you can pick up all six of Alterna’s Winter issues, or simply pick and choose the titles you

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Haunted Pizza’s Superhero Comic “Hurley’s Heroes” Fully Funded in First 24 Hours

On Wednesday, Haunted Pizza launched a crowdfunding campaign for Hurley’s Heroes issue 1, a 40-page “flipbook” that includes not just the main story, but also a 12-page preview of HP’s upcoming sci-fi action series, Universals Initiative. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $3 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Mark Poulton (Graveyard Shift)

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South River Studios’ Horror Comic “The Mythicals” Launching in February

The fellas at South River Studios are currently hard at work prepping a crowdfunding campaign for The Mythicals issue 1, a horror adventure comic that is intended as the first of a 13-issue series. The book is described as being a mashup of the “best elements of Buffy and WildCATS and layers in X-Files type conspiracy,” and the campaign itself

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Indiegogo Campaign for Velvet Comics’ “Melvin” Issue 2 Ends Successfully (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

“I can’t believe we just melvined Death!” The Indiegogo campaign for Velvet Comics’ Melvin issue 2 recently ended, successfully raising more than $750 during the crowdfunding period. Written and created by Timothy Olson and featuring illustrations by both Sid Teles and Andy A., issue 2 is a 24-page follow-up to the first Melvin book, this time promising “more action, more

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Lynsey Leigh Paints a Petrifying Tale in “The Hollow Raven” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Because “Crow” was taken. Independent comic book creator Lynsey Leigh recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Compendium of the Unmasked: The Hollow Raven, a project that spans six issues (0-5) and is intended as the first volume of a seven volume story. Ambitious, no? The project is already fully funded, having raised nearly $1 thousand at the time of this

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No Sleep Press’s “Dirty Work at the Crossroads” Concludes on Indiegogo

No Sleep Press recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for issue 5 of Dirty Work at the Crossroads, a 32-page comic book. The Indiegogo campaign follows a successful run on Kickstarter, so this is a second chance for those missed out the first time around or prefer Indiegogo as a crowdfunding platform. Set in a post apocalyptic future, Dirty Work at

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Father and Son Creative Team Launch “The Continuing Adventures of Pillowman & Blanketboy” via Indiegogo

No, it’s not a new ad campaign by Balenciaga… it’s The Continuing Adventures of Pillowman & Blanketboy! On Monday, Shaun Davis launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Continuing Adventures of Pillowman & Blanketboy issue 1, a 28-page superhero story aimed at readers of all ages. Co-written by the father and son team of Shaun and Parker Davis and featuring illustrations

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Evil Fights For Survival in “Dr. Alpha: Dead Man’s Lullaby” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator and YouTube personality A. S. Rivera (aka Literature Devil) recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Dr. Alpha: Dead Man’s Lullaby Vol 1, a 70+ page graphic novel intended for mature readers. Written by Rivera and featuring illustrations by Preston Asevedo (aka The “Good” Preston) and colors by Oliver Lee Arce, Dead Man’s Lullaby serves as a

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Mike Baron’s “Private American” Takes the US-Mexico Border Crisis Into His Own Hands (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Braly Image Group recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Private American, a 66+ page graphic novel set against the current US border crisis. The project is fully funded, having raised nearly $38 thousand at the time of this writing and still available in-demand.* Written by Mike Baron (The Punisher, Nexus, Thin Blue Line) and featuring illustrations by Richard Bonk (Superman,

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Mystery and Adventure Abound in “The Valiant Heroes” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator and The Fourth Age founder R.J. Shaw recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Valiant Heroes, an 82-page action adventure anthology. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $7 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by R.J. Shaw and featuring illustrations by multiple artists, The Valiant Heroes is a part of

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The Galactic Rodents of Mayhem Return in “Rat-Trap” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Capybaras in a spaceship… RODENT POWER! Nah, that doesn’t sound quite right. Anyway… Independent comic creator Gilbert “Gilly” Deltrez* recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Galactic Rodents of Mayhem – Rat-Trap, a 32-page, oversized comic book (with 8.5” x 11” dimensions) starring a badass group of anthropomorphic capybaras. Written by Deltrez and featuring illustrations by Sebastian Navas, Galactic Rodents of

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Kaiju Roam the Earth in A.G.E. Comics’ “Fall of Man” (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

As distinct from “The Autumn of Man” A.G.E. Comics recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Fall of Man issue 1, a 25-page sci-fi book set in a post-apocalyptic world. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $900 at the time of this writing. Written by Paul Byrd and featuring illustrations by Benjamin Worrell and colors by Jimmy

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Fantasy Comic “Beckoned: Recourse” Now on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

But who is creating the book? Zade Studios recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Beckoned: Recourse, a 32-page fantasy comic book intended for a Teen (and up) audience. Written by… erm, and illustrated by… well, the campaign doesn’t say, but after a heads up in the comments, it looks like Jeremy Thevenot is both writer and artist.* In any case,

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The “Ed Gein: Demon Hunter” Saga Comes to an End (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Hell hath no fury like the Butcher of Plainfield Independent comic book creator Lucifer Storm recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for issues 3 and 4 of Ed Gein: Demon Hunter. Written by Storm (Lady Satan, Jericho) and featuring black and white illustrations by Kristian Rossi (Rad Rose, Trespasser), Ed Gein: Demon Hunter is a supernatural horror book starring the infamous

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Cyber Sheep Studios’ Cyberpunk Graphic Novel “Ronin of Okane” Now on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Do ronin dream of katana-wielding sheep? Cyber Sheep Studios recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Ronin of Okane, a 50-page, cyberpunk graphic novel. The project is already fully funded, having raised nearly $40 thousand at the time of this writing. Created by Michael Pachidamrong, Keld Bjones, Weerayuth Dilokleartpalakorn, and Dino Zour, Ronin of Okane is a dark tale of two

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Rambo Origin Story “First Kill” Coming From Splatto Comics

I don’t particularly enjoy being the last to hear big news, but Splatto Comics founder and independent comic book creator Richard C. Meyer has time and again confounded me with some rather unorthodox marketing techniques. Yet another example of this came over the Veterans’ Day weekend, when Splatto Comics surprise-launched a crowdfunding campaign for First Kill, a 64-page Rambo origin

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Secret Comics’ “Brutas the Badass 2” Fully Funded on Day One

Over the weekend, Secret Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Brutas the Badass 2, a 48-page “action space comedy.” The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $5 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Nasser Rabadi (Stardust) and illustrated by Donal DeLay (Death of Love), Brutas the Badass 2 is the long-awaited follow-up to the

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Matt Ringel’s Mythology-Inspired Noir Comic Series “Fallen” Now on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Independent comic book creator Matt Ringel recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Fallen, a six-issue comic series that is now complete with the funding of issues 5 and 6. The project is already fully funded, having been previously funded via Kickstarter and now having met its Indiegogo funding goal at the time of this writing. Written by Ringel and featuring

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Brian Christgau’s “Six-Gun Gorilla” Returns To Indiegogo For Its Epic Conclusion

Independent comic book creator Brian Christgau recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for Six-Gun Gorilla: Long Days of Vengeance issues 9 & 10 via Indiegogo. There is also a new trade paperback edition collecting issues 7-10 under the title The Great Silence. Written by Brian Christgau and featuring illustrations by Adrian Sibar, these two issues will close out the full Six-Gun

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Shane Davis’ “Inglorious Rex Volume 2” Rules Indiegogo; Raises Six Figures on Day One

Alternatively: “Rex Wrecks Your Wallet” On Sunday, 9 Lives Comics launched an Indiegogo campaign for Inglorious Rex Volume 2, the follow-up to the first Inglorious Rex book that was successfully crowdfunded in 2021. The project is already a kaiju-sized success, having raised nearly $120 thousand at the time of this writing. Written by Shane Davis and Yanzi Lin, Inglorious Rex

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Supernatural Horror & Sorcery Return in “Spectress Sabanion” Issue 4 (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

A few months ago, independent comic book creator Kurt Zauer launched a crowdfunding campaign for Spectress Sabanion issue 4, a 36-page supernatural adventure. The project is fully funded and still in its in-demand stage, as we somehow missed it during the initial funding period. Written by Zauer and featuring illustrations by Topper Helmers and colors by Wesley Wong, Spectress Sabanion

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Horror Anthology “Unconditional Shove” Is Pushing For Your Crowdfunding Dollars

“Hey! Don’t shove me! Shove a Push Pop!” Over the weekend, Broken Compass Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Unconditional Shove, an 80+ page horror anthology. At the time of this writing, the campaign has raised approximately half of its $4 thousand goal. Inspired by classic horror comics such as Creepy, Vault of Horror and Tales from the Crypt, Unconditional

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Camel Moon’s “Boots and Heels” Were Made For Immediate Crowdfunding Success

On Friday, Camel Moon launched a crowdfunding campaign for Boots and Heels issues 0-3, the first arc of the 13-issue Boots and Heels Saga maxi-series. The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $10 thousand at the time of this writing. All issues of the saga are already drawn, and will be released over the next two years.

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Crowdfunding Review: “God’s’Dog: Monster” (Jonathan Pageau, Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things mysterious and menacing. Today we’re going to take a look at God’s’Dog: Monster, a 112-page graphic novel that was successfully crowdfunded in 2021 via Indiegogo. For those of you not familiar with our review format, we grade a crowdfunding campaign on four distinct categories: Naturally, some story

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Mad Ruth Comics’ “SOLTAC” Fully Funded on Indiegogo (Crowdfunding Spotlight)

Mad Ruth Comics recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for SOLTAC: Betrayal Volume 1, an all new graphic novel described as a “futuristic Sci-Fi mystery-thriller.” The project is already fully funded, having raised more than $1,700 at the time of this writing. Written and created by military veteran by Craig White and featuring artwork by Gonzalo Loyola (line art and colors),

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