As more and more projects see successful funding through Kickstarter, it gives creators a chance to bring their comic creations to life. That’s the case with American Terror: Confessions of a Human Bomb, that is currently trying to crowd fund a movie adaptation of the graphic novel.
This September, come and celebrate our 5th Year Anniversary with Alterna’s first trading card set that centers around the amazing creator-owned characters that have graced the pages of Alterna Comics’ graphic novels!
Alterna Comics has had a rough two years. The small press publisher only publishes graphic novels, and if it doesn’t raise enough money in the next 50 days, it will have to cease operations in the next couple of years.
Our books are almost always in black and white; featuring unique stories from horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and action genres. The company was started in 2006 by one person – Peter Simeti – who owns, operates, publishes, funds, and designs everything that the company does. Without him, there would be no Alterna, end of story. Peter is a substitute teacher with a love for comics and if things keep going the way they are, Alterna will have to cease operations within a year or two.
That’s where you and IndieGoGo come in. The company has set up a fundraising page where you can donate money, and get something in return. IndieGoGo is set up very similar to KickStarter, so if you give enough, you’ll get a perk or two (or three). The company is trying to raise a minimum of $1,000 (though more is needed) to keep the creditors at bay and keep operations running, and books getting to the printers.
Alterna Publisher Peter Simeti and Plastic Farm creator Rafer Roberts have announced that a new revised edition of PLASTIC FARM: SOWING SEEDS ON FERTILE SOIL will be released through Alterna Comics in June 2011 and can be found in Diamond’s April Previews catalog, order code APR110754. “Sowing Seeds” is the first volume in the epic PLASTIC FARM comic book series about a man who is losing his mind and how that madness reshapes reality in many strange, terrifying and hilarious ways.
Can Jesus defeat a horde of zombies? Will Abe Lincoln be able to slay weewolves? It’s all answered in Alterna Comics’ Jesus Hates Zombies volume 1 trade, and you can get a sneak peek, after the jump.
What happens when you wake up on an alien planet? You either run and scream, hope the Predator isn’t after you, or join up with a local girl and have an adventure or two. Alterna Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Formera Volume 1, that you can see after the jump!
Alterna Comics has announced that Jesus Hates Zombies: Those Slack-Jaw Blues has sold out from the company once again.Â This is the fourth time the book has sold out at the company level.
Creator and writer Stephen Lindsay had this to say in regards of the title’s latest success, “Having JHZ:TSJB sell out at the Alterna level is pretty amazing. For an anthology put together by a first time creator with a bunch of unknown artists to sell this well is really a testament to the level of talent out there just waiting to be given a shot. Lucky for us, Alterna gave us that shot!”.
Alterna said in a prepared statement that it has no plans to send the book back to press right now, instead it plans to focus on other Jesus/Lincoln series.