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A New Wave of Indie Creators Is Upending Mainstream Comics

A New Wave of Indie Creators Is Upending Mainstream Comics

A wave of crowdfunding comics creators has been building from a quiet rumble into a roar in recent years, to the point where the strength of this indie movement has been impossible to ignore With creators using platforms like Kickstarter to build their businesses and create their art, what can mainstream publishers offer them that[...]

Lucio Parrillos Original Vampirella Painting Snapped Up on IndieGoGo

Lucio Parrillo's Original Vampirella Painting Snapped Up on IndieGoGo

Bleeding Cool mentioned the other day that Italian artist Lucio Parrillowas painting a Vampirella cover for Dynamite, who were doing an IndieGoGo to fund it and get some much-needed money in for Dynamite at this difficult time. While also giving Parrillo the chance to show off his biceps, deltoids and whatnot. The Vampirella comics in […]

Its Alive Launches IndieGoGo to Publish Justin Madsons Breathers

It's Alive! Launches IndieGoGo to Publish Justin Madson's Breathers

It's Alive! has launched a new crowdfunding campaign to publish the first issue of its next series, Breathers by Justin Madson The comic, the first of ten issues, features several short stories set in a dystopian world where the air is dangerous thanks to a virus, forcing everyone who inhabits it to wear breathing masks[...]

Kickstarter at 10 Years: The Past Present and Future of Games Crowdfunding

Kickstarter at 10 Years: The Past, Present, and Future of Games Crowdfunding

Not only that, the costs of bringing the game to market are handled by the backers of the project, who pledge their money up front in exchange for an early copy of the game.We had the opportunity to talk with Luke Crane, Kickstarter's head of games, and Anya Combs, senior games outreach lead for the[...]

Spanish Publisher of DC Comics to Crowdfund Kamandi Omnibus

Spanish Publisher of DC Comics to Crowdfund Kamandi Omnibus

El Catálogo del Cómic, the company which holds the license to publish DC Comics in Spain and Latin America, plans to release a complete collection of Jack Kirby's Kamandi, and in a first for the company, they're using crowdfunding to edit the book ECC announced the news on their website, launching a crowdfunding campaign on[...]

The #CaptainMarvelChallenge Wants to Help Young Girls See Captain Marvel In Theaters

The #CaptainMarvelChallenge Wants to Help Young Girls See 'Captain Marvel' In Theaters

Remember when Black Panther released and a few different crowdfunding campaigns hit in order to raise money to allow underprivileged youngsters the chance to see the groundbreaking film in theaters?  It's happening again for another Marvel Studios film- Captain Marvel.https://twitter.com/WHSorg/status/1082481488975691778The Hollywood Reporter says about #CaptainMarvelChallenge: The #CaptainMarvelChallenge is a joint effort between the crowdfunding platform and Girls Inc[...]

#RehireJamesGunn Devotees Throw Down Fandom Gauntlet with Disneyland Billboard

#RehireJamesGunn Devotees Throw Down Fandom Gauntlet with Disneyland Billboard

Gunnbronies, the hardcore devotees of controversial director James Gunn, have launched a challenge to rival obsessed fandoms such as the Snyderbronies, the hardcore fans of Zack Snyder's DCEU, by fundraising a billboard outside Disneyland demanding the entertainment giant rehire Gunn to direct the third Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Gunn, who was an outspoken critic […]


Patreon Changes Fee Structure Adds Service Fee for Patrons

Patreon Changes Fee Structure, Adds Service Fee for Patrons

Patreon, the crowdfunding service that allows patrons to support their favorite artists, writers,  journalists, or other creative types with a small monthly pledge in exchange for exclusive content or rewards, is making a change to its fee structure.The service has become popular in the comics industry, where across the board as a general rule, nobody[...]


YouTubes Latest Policy Change Affects Donation Systems

YouTube's Latest Policy Change Affects Donation Systems

It looks like anyone using a Kickstarter, Pateron or other crowdfunding resource on YouTube are about to run into some issues The website just updated their policy system again for people involved with the YouTube Partners Program related to advertising The program basically says that before you can add a donation system to your page, you must[...]

Abstract Arena By Alberto Muratore Wants To Give You A Completely Abstract 2D Shooter

Abstract Arena By Alberto Muratore Wants To Give You A Completely Abstract 2D Shooter

Abstract Arena is a Kickstarter project by Alberto Muratore that is basically a colorful 2D action shooter, which looks pretty damn similar to the arcade classic Asteroids but with a little more detail, and a proper multiplayer. It's also damn cheap to make. Muratore's Kickstarter goal is €300, of which it has already raised €35.88. The project […]

Paradox Interactive Will Publish Harebrained Schemes Latest BattleTech Game

Paradox Interactive Will Publish Harebrained Schemes' Latest BattleTech Game

Publisher Paradox Interactive has entered a deal with developer Harebrained Schemes to publish the new BattleTech game. Harebrained Schemes raised more than $2.7 million on Kickstarter to back the project, which is going to be the first turn-based strategy entry in the series in over two decades, and this deal should have fans plenty excited. The team […]

Kickstarter To Watch &#8211 EXO One

Kickstarter To Watch – EXO One

In terms of notable Kickstarter projects to watch out for this week, Exo One is definitely the project to keep an eye on, and not only because it comes with an endorsement from Alex Hutchinson, current Creative Director and Co-Founder of Typhoon Studios, though that is in fact how I found the game. But you should keep […]


Banner Saga 3 Now Has A Pledge Manager To Let Fans Keep Backing The Project

Banner Saga 3 Now Has A Pledge Manager To Let Fans Keep Backing The Project

Stoic, in partnership with Versus Evil, have opened up the Banner Saga 3 PledgeManager site where fans can continue to back development of the game and also pick up pre-order only game branded items, chat with the community and the developers, and learn more about Banner Saga 3. Kickstarter backers can also fill out their Pledge Manager […]

Sacred Fire Raised $65000 In Their Kickstarter

Sacred Fire Raised $65,000 In Their Kickstarter

Independent developer Poetic Studio's Kickstarter campaign for Sacred Fire has successfully concluded by reaching its three stretch goals in the final hours. As a result, the narrative-based, psychological RPG for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, will include extended character customization, and expanded voice-over content for the main player character and key supporting cast. Set […]

Kova The Side-Scrolling Action RPG Needs Your Help

Kova, The Side-Scrolling Action RPG, Needs Your Help

Black Hive's Kova is a former Steam Greenlight project that has now moved it's way over to Kickstarter. The game is a side-scrolling action RPG and basically looks really freaking cool. The game was successful in it's Greenlight campaign and looks like it's going to continue that success with Kickstarter. The game's goal is also […]

Foodies Need Games Too: Competition Kitchen

Foodies Need Games Too: Competition Kitchen

The Nerdologues, a comedy group, have launched a crowdfunding campaign for their second game, Competition Kitchen, on Kickstarter Competition Kitchen is a cooking show party game where you get to be the rockstar chefs and celebrity judges If fully funded, the game is set to release summer/fall 2017. All of the art for the game was created[...]

If You Like Birds And Rougelike Retro-Pixel Indie Games Eagle Island Is For You

If You Like Birds And Rougelike Retro-Pixel Indie Games, Eagle Island Is For You

One of this weekend's Kickstarters to check out is Eagle Island. It's a "Super Nintendo classics-inspired game that mixes old school gameplay (Yoshi's Island / Super Metroid) with modern styles from games such as Rogue Legacy and Spelunky." Mostly, though, it just looks damn adorable. Basically, you and your loyal owl friend explore a procedurally generated […]