This week, I talk with Russell Brettholtz, the creator of an excellent comic called Side-Kicked, which was recently released in trade paperback and in individual issues on comixology.com. Russell discusses how a real-life experience led him to create this title, how he brought his team together, and also how this book examines what makes a person a hero and how a sidekick compares to those who take the lead in saving the day. To buy his book, you can order it through your local comics shop, Amazon.com, comixology.com or at the publisher’s website, darbypop.com. Be sure to listen in and
Wayne’s Comics Podcast #202: Russell Nohelty, Ben Caldwell, Mark Russell, Lauren Beukes, Dale Halvorsen, and Jeff King
This week, Russell Nohelty from Katrina Hates the Dead introduces us to his new book and discusses how you can access his great product at wannabepress.com and his upcoming crowdfunding instruction site, so he’s up first in episode #202!
Coffin Comics announced La Muerta #1: Descent, a 48 page full color original graphic novel launched on Kickstarter on November 2. The project was funded in an hour and eight minutes.
For the last several years, artist Carlos Pardo has been working on a detailed blueprint of the Death Star II – the one many Bothans died for – and now you can own those plans without the loss of additional life…maybe.
Sandy Collora, the creative mind behind Batman: Deadend, is ready for his latest horror flick, Shallow Water, and is headed to Kickstarter to complete the project.
Hot on the heels of the monumental success of Lady Death: Chaos Rules #1, Coffin Comics announced today that an all new Lady Death story entitled Damnation Game #1 will ship in October 2015. An exclusive Kickstarter campaign for this project launched on August 5th, 2015 7PM MT and run for thirty days.
Today, Steve Hamaker, colorist of BONE, RASL, and Table Titans, announced the launch of a Kickstarter for the printed collection of his online graphic novel, PLOX.
Top Cow announced this morning at the San Diego Comic Con that is has launched a Kickstarter campaign with recording artist September Mourning to bring a huge multimedia project to life as part of September Mourning’s new album.
Tini Howard is a fangirl, a Valkyrie and a comic book writer! Tini has contributed to The Oath Anthology, Magdalena: the Seventh Sacrament and the upcoming Poseidon IX One-Shot. Plus, Tini is also a part of The Secret Loves of Geek Girls Anthology which not only features a prose piece by Ms. Howard, but legendary writer Margaret Atwood’s comic strip debut. Major Spoilers managed to catch up with Tini on her way back from a convention and in between scripting sessions to chat fanfiction, romance comics and the pressures of collaborating with an idol.
Press Release California based entertainment company Golden Bell Entertainment launches their first collaborative arts project called The Sunday Comics, which they’ve been working on for over a year. The Sunday Comics is a publication printed as a newspaper and hardcover book. The publication includes over 200 artists with over 200 pages of full color content. The sizing of the publication is 15” by 22” inches bringing back the traditional U.S. Broadsheet paper size.
While I enjoy building LEGO sets and showing them off on our Major Spoilers Video channel on YouTube (subscribe today), I don’t like trying to light the sets because it requires hiding wires and such. A new Kickstarter campaign promises to change all of that by using Tesla technology.
Press Release The time has come. Former Supergirl artist and Molly Danger creator Jamal Igle has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to fund production of a bimonthly Molly Danger series. Igle, a 27-year veteran of the comic book industry launched the Molly Danger series three years ago with a Kickstarter campaign for the first book, raising $50,000 dollars. Igle is now looking to produce a six issue series.
Press Release For the first time ever, ComixTribe has made its entire library of comics and graphic novels available at a steep discount, exclusively for backers of THE STANDARD Ultimate Collection Kickstarter Campaign.