Tag Archives: Michael Derrick

“The Abductables” scribe Michael Derrick teases new superhero comic project “Grayskale”

Independent comic book creator Michael Derrick (The Abductables) has taken to social media to tease his next project Grayskale, set to launch in early 2020 on Indiegogo. Written by Derrick, and featuring artwork by P. Kay and colors by Eugeniu Betivu, Grayskale is described as a 60-page superhero story featuring a man who controls karma. 2020 may seem a long

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Review: “Old School Monsters” by Ashcan Comics Pub. (Festival of Dread special)

There’s perhaps nothing more synonymous with Halloween than the collection of creatures known as the “Universal Classic Monsters”. Dracula, the Wolfman, Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Creature from the Black Lagoon – each of these horrors have been recreated and re-imagined across several different mediums over the years. In March 2019, independent comic book publisher Ashcan Comics Pub. gave a handful

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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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Sci-fi/comedy graphic novel “The Abductables” fully funded on Indiegogo; still available in-demand

On Monday, the crowdfunding campaign for the sci-fi/comedy graphic novel The Abductables ended successfully, raising 130% of its goal for a total over $6 thousand. Written by Michael Derrick and illustrated by Ibai Canales, The Abductables is a 52-page one-shot graphic novel about an alien abduction gone horribly wrong… for the abductors. We recently got the chance to interview Derrick

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“The Abductables” creator tells his horrifying alien abduction story! (Interview)

Earlier in March,  writer Michael Derrick launched an Indiegogo campaign for The Abductables, an all-new 52-page one-shot sci-fi/comedy graphic novel about an alien abduction gone wrong written by Derrick and featuring illustrations by Ibai Canales. We got a chance to ask Derrick several questions about the The Abductables campaign, and he was gracious enough to respond. As always, the answers

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Sci-fi/comedy graphic novel “The Abductables” now live on Indiegogo

Over the weekend, Michael Derrick launched a crowdfunding campaign for The Abductables via Indiegogo. The Abductables is a 52-page one-shot comic book written by Derrick and featuring artwork by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights). Here’s a rundown of project from Derrick.   “As a child of the ’90s raised on UFO conspiracy books and one-too-many episodes of The X-Files, the question

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Sci-fi/comedy graphic novel “The Abductables” launches 8 March on Indiegogo

On 8 March, I Played with Fire creator Michael Derrick plans to launch an all-new project on Indiegogo titled The Abductables, a 52-page sci-fi/comedy graphic novel written by Derrick and illustrated by Ibai Canales (Iron Sights). Here’s a quick plot summary of The Abductables from Derrick.   “After waking up aboard an alien spaceship, a musclebound amnesiac must battle his

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