Tag Archives: Kelsey Shannon

Splatto Comics’ “Impossible Stars” Now on Indiegogo

Break the Alien Quarantine! Earlier this week, Splatto Comics launched a crowdfunding campaign for Impossible Stars, an all-new sci-fi graphic novel set in the same timeline as Desolation Wave (a back-up story in Jawbreakers: GØD-K1NG). Written by Richard C. Meyer (Jawbreakers, Iron Sights) and Chuck Dixon (Batman) and featuring artwork by Renzo Rodriguez, Impossible Stars is set approximately two hundred years

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Splatto Comics Launches “DO AS YOU’RE TOLD: The Ballad of No” on Indiegogo

On Wednesday, independent comic book creator and Splatto Comics founder Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for DO AS YOU’RE TOLD: The Ballad of No, a new 26-page book that takes place in the PANdemIC universe. At the time of this writing, the artwork is already complete and the project is 100% funded, so there’s nothing stopping the book

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Nearly $200k raised to send “The Expendables” to Hell

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for The Expendables Go to Hell ended successfully, raising more than $192 thousand* (well beyond the coveted “Six figures, bitch!” threshold). The Expendables Go to Hell is an all-new graphic novel featuring characters from Sylvester Stallone’s action film series. The book itself includes a 50-page main story plus 3 related “side quests” featuring artwork by

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Richard C. Meyer launches “The Expendables Go to Hell” on Indiegogo; quadruple funded on day one

For months, independent comic book author and Jawbreakers creator Richard C. Meyer has teased several “secret projects.” On Saturday, he launched a surprise crowdfunding campaign for the first of these projects via Indiegogo: The Expendables Go to Hell. The Expendables Go to Hell is an all-new graphic novel featuring characters from Sylvester Stallone’s action film series. This project is a

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Cecil’s comedy graphic novel “Cash Grab” is grabbing all the cash on Indiegogo; $60K in 24 hours

“Hello!” On Tuesday, the anonymous Internet comedian known as “Cecil” launched a crowdfunding campaign for Cash Grab, a 48+ page action/comedy graphic novel written by Cecil himself and featuring illustrations by Donal DeLay (Vestige), colors by Ink Spots, and letters by Eric Weathers. And girthy stacks of cash are indeed being grabbed, snatched, groped and grasped, as the campaign has

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Return to the floating city of Strata! “Downcast: Wrize & Fall” now on Indiegogo

On Tuesday, independent comic book writer Clint Stoker launched a crowdfunding campaign for Downcast: Wrize & Fall, an 88-page sci-fi graphic novel written by Stoker and featuring illustrations by Ignacio Lazaro, colors by Damian Penalba and letters by Eric Weathers. Wrize & Fall is a sequel to 2019’s Downcast, and picks up shortly after the events of the first book.

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Updated! Crowdfunding campaign for “Iron Sights: 2 Psychos” ends big; still available in-demand

Update: Since the publishing of this post on Tuesday, the Iron Sights: 2 Psychos project has indeed raised more than $100 thousand, putting it firmly across the “six figures bitch” threshold. The original post follows: Overnight, the crowdfunding campaign for Richard C. Meyer’s Iron Sights: 2 Psychos ended successfully, raising more than $98 thousand at the time of this writing

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“Iron Sights: 2 Psychos” graphic novel is now killing it on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, independent comic book creator Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for Iron Sights: 2 Psychos, a sequel to the very successful Iron Sights graphic novel which Meyer crowdfunded last year. This new 100-page book is written by Meyer (Jawbreakers), illustrated by Ibai Canales (The Abductables) and features cover artwork by Kelsey Shannon (Nora’s Saga). It’s also

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Allegiance triple-pack now available on Indiegogo: “Norah’s Saga,” “Bass Reeves,” “The Futurists”

On Monday, the newly-formed entertainment company Allegiance Arts launched a single crowdfunding campaign for three separate comic book projects: The Futurists, Marshall Bass Reeves and Norah’s Saga. Each book is 24-25 pages and will be available in a “Founder’s Edition” for a limited time. Here’s the pitch followed by a breakdown of all three books below: Three teams of creators have

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Allegiance Arts to launch comic book triple-pack next week featuring “Marshall Bass Reeves”, “Nora’s Saga” & “The Futurists”

On 7 October, Allegiance Arts will launch a three-for-one crowdfunding campaign for a trio of comics: The Futurists, Marshall Bass Reeves and Nora’s Saga. Each book is 24-25 pages and will be available in a “Founder’s Edition” for a limited time. Here’s a quick breakdown of the three books below: The first book is The Futurists, a science fiction adventure

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Husband and wife team behind “Red Rooster” launching new comic publishing company: Allegiance

Some backers of Mitch Breitweiser’s Red Rooster: Golden Age Indiegogo campaign have raised concerns over the lack of updates on the project. On a recent livestream with Edwin Boyette, Breitweiser answered these concerns, revealing that he has in fact been a very, very busy man. As Breitweiser puts it, “We set out to make an Indiegogo comic book, and ended

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“Jawbreakers – Lost Souls Remastered” now available on Indiegogo

On Saturday, Richard C. Meyer launched a crowdfunding campaign for a remastered edition of Jawbreakers – Lost Souls, his record-breaking graphic novel described as a combination of The Expendables and Guardians of the Galaxy. This “second printing” is not markedly different from the original, though the print file has been tweaked to ensure a slightly higher image quality. The campaign

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Mitch Breitweiser teases “Nora’s Saga”, a collaboration with Blake Northcott and Kelsey Shannon

Comic book artist Mitch Breitweiser (Red Rooster) has started teasing a new project titled Nora’s Saga, a collaboration with writer Blake Northcott (The North Valley Grimoire) and colorist Kelsey Shannon (Jawbreakers). At the moment, little else is known about the book. Even Breitweiser himself jokingly refers to Nora’s Saga as a “super secret project.” All three creators have previously used

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“Jawbreakers” creator promises fix after reports of books damaged during fulfillment, shipping

In the latest backer update for Jawbreakers: Lost Souls, project creator Richard C. Meyer has addressed reports of damaged books being received by backers. Meyer indicated that the packaging materials used by the fulfillment company are the biggest culprit, which Meyer claims to resemble a “glorified envelope” made from “recycled cardboard.” The Splintering can confirm that this description is apt,

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Crowdfunding campaign for “Iron Sights” surges on final day; raises nearly $120 thousand

The crowdfunding campaign for Iron Sights ended successfully early on Thursday, achieving 1195% of its original goal for a total of $119,495. Iron Sights is a 120-page graphic novel written by Richard C. Meyer and Carlos Ivan Silva with art by Ibai Canales, Iron Sights is the story of an Iraq War veteran nicknamed “Ramadi” who inadvertently starts a border

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“Jungle Comics” successfully funded on Indiegogo; new cover option announced

The Indiegogo campaign for Jungle Comics ended over the weekend, and it successfully raised over $10 thousand, nearly twice its original goal. Jungle Comics is an all new story designed as a throwback to the classic jungle genre of the Golden Age. Written by long-time comic veteran Chuck Dixon (Batman, Bane Conquest) and featuring art by Kelsey Shannon (Jawbreakers, Justice

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Jawbreakers graphic novel crowdfunding campaign finishes strong (updated)

The Indiegogo campaign for the Jawbreakers: Lost Souls* graphic novel ended early Thursday morning, and it’s safe to say that it closed out as a resounding success raising $196,078, roughly 3890% higher than the original goal of just five thousand dollars. Jawbreakers: Lost Souls is a superhero action/adventure story intended as a blend of The Expendables and The Guardians of

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