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Tilting at Windmills - 11/14/2013

Tilting at Windmills - 11/14/2013

Brian Hibbs contributes to Fantagraphics' Kickstarter campaign, even though he's leery of it. Plus, the value of the OGN versus serialized comics.

Fantagraphics Surpasses $150K Kickstarter Goal in Seven Days

Fantagraphics Surpasses $150K Kickstarter Goal in Seven Days

Fantagraphics has already surpassed its initial $150,000 Kickstarter goal, adding more stretch goals to fund its 2014 spring/summer season.

CBR TV: Pak on DC's New 52,

CBR TV: Pak on DC's New 52, "Action Comics'" Legacy & "Batman/Superman"

Greg Pak spoke with CBR TV about his work on "Batman/Superman" and "Action Comics," why he loves writing Clark Kent in the New 52 and more!

"City of Heroes" Fans Raise $678,000 For Replacement Game

Fans of the shuttered "City of Heroes" online video game have begun a Kickstarter for "City of Titans," a "spiritual successor" to the MMO.

EXCLUSIVE: Fantagraphics Launches $150K Kickstarter to Fund 2014 Season

EXCLUSIVE: Fantagraphics Launches $150K Kickstarter to Fund 2014 Season

Publisher Gary Groth explains how and why Fantagraphics has turned to Kickstarter to fund its 2014 Spring/Summer Season.

EXCLUSIVE: J. Torres and Jeff Lemire Kickstart

EXCLUSIVE: J. Torres and Jeff Lemire Kickstart "True Patriot 2"

Canadian comics creators reunite for a second volume of the homegrown superhero anthology "True Patriot" with incoming creator Jeff Lemire.

Andrew MacLean Kickstarts a Second Helpig of

Andrew MacLean Kickstarts a Second Helpig of "Head Lopper"

"Head Lopper" creator Andrew MacLean talks to ROBOT 6 about kickstarting the second issue, his "Dark Horse Presents" story "Snip Snip" and more.

CBR TV: Amy Reeder on

CBR TV: Amy Reeder on "Rocket Girl," TokyoPop Contracts & Kickstarter

Amy Reeder spoke with CBR TV about how Kickstarter has made projects like her and co-creator Brandon Montclare's "Rocket Girl" a reality, the state of her co-ownership of "Fool's Gold" with TokyoPop and more.

Ryan Sohmer Kickstarts

Ryan Sohmer Kickstarts "The Gutters"

ROBOT 6's Brigid Alverson talks to cartoonist Ryan Sohmer about using Kickstarter to fund his thrice-weekly webcomic about the comics industry -- and why he had no other options.

"Superman Lives" Documentary Debuts Teaser Trailer

Jon Schepp's documentary about "Superman Lives," the scrapped Tim Burton film starring Nic Cage as the Man of Steel, Chris Rock as Jimmy Olsen, Tim Allen as Brainiac, has released a teaser trailer.

Montclare & Reeder Blast to the Past in

Montclare & Reeder Blast to the Past in "Rocket Girl"

Amy Reeder & Brandon Montclare return to Kickstarter and Image Comics for the time-traveling cop series "Rocket Girl." The pair spoke with CBR about their new ongoing series, sharing an exclusive peek as Issue #2.

Paul Roman Martinez Keeps Telling

Paul Roman Martinez Keeps Telling "The Adventures of 19XX"

Russ Manning-nominated creator Paul Roman Martinez talks to CBR News about his acclaimed webcomic, "The Adventures of 19XX," exploring the 1930s, kickstarter and what happened on the set of "Castle."

THE KICKSTAND: The Guns of Kickstarter

THE KICKSTAND: The Guns of Kickstarter

The creators of "The Guns of Shadow Valley" western webcomic head to Kickstarter to finish their story and get it into print. Also: "Digger," space aliens, and an anthology of uncanny horror stories.

Rob Liefeld Kickstarts

Rob Liefeld Kickstarts "Brigade" Into the Future

Creator Rob Liefeld spoke with CBR about his decision to take to the Kickstarter route for his upcoming "Brigade" ongoing series in order to get free comics into peoples' hands, and get more people into comics.

THE KICKSTAND: Translating Tezuka's

THE KICKSTAND: Translating Tezuka's "The Crater"

A new publisher scores a major manga license with Osamu Tezuka's "The Crater" but stumbles over shipping costs. Plus: Maltese cats, supernatural mystery-solving, a girl who can't stand up straight and Murderville.

Comics A.M. - 6,000 Fans Turned Away From Denver Comic Con

Comics A.M. - 6,000 Fans Turned Away From Denver Comic Con

Denver Comic Con attendance tops 48,000! Gilbert Hernandez talks "Marble Season"! Alex Woolfson and Adam DeKraker on "The Young Protectors"! Chicago’s Atlas Comics to close! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Michael George Loses Appeal For New Trial

Comics A.M. - Michael George Loses Appeal For New Trial

Appeals court upholds ex-retailer Michael George's murder conviction. Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat profiled! Jamal Igle talks "Molly Danger"! A look at Kodansha’s "Morning Magazine" app! Plus more!

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "One Piece" Takes Two-Week Hiatus Due to Illness

"One Piece" goes on two-week hiatus following Eiichiro Oda's hospitalization! Rob Liefeld discusses his "Brigade" Kickstarter! Interviews with Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly, Mike Carey and Peter Gross! Plus more!

Liefeld Turns to Kickstarter for

Liefeld Turns to Kickstarter for "Brigade" Revival

Borrowing a page from Top Cow’s 2012 resurrection of "Cyber Force," Image Comics co-founder Rob Liefeld has turned to Kickstarter to help relaunch his 1990s Image Comics series "Brigade."

THE KICKSTAND: Celebrating Office Romance

THE KICKSTAND: Celebrating Office Romance

Jamie Noguchi talks about bringing his webcomic "Yellow Peril" to print via Kickstarter. Plus: A biting satire set in post-Katrina New Orleans, an action story with a pre-teen protagonist and more.

Comics A.M. - Silver Age Artist Dan Adkins Passes Away

Comics A.M. - Silver Age Artist Dan Adkins Passes Away

Silver Age artist Dan Adkins dies at age 76. Why the "Code Monkey Save World" Kickstarter was destined for success! "Princeless," and the lack of strong female characters! Plus much more!

Pak & Coulton Stretch For

Pak & Coulton Stretch For "The Princess Who Saved Herself"

Greg Pak, Jonathan Coulton & Takeshi Miyazawa spoke to CBR about "Code Monkey Save World" reaching its first Kickstarter stretch goal: a children's storybook based on Coulton's "The Princess Who Saved Herself."

THE KICKSTAND: We Interrupt this Kickstarter…

THE KICKSTAND: We Interrupt this Kickstarter…

A pair of creators call off their Kickstarter because of its success, plus: Code Monkey saves the world, kiddie vampire hunters take to the graveyard and funny comics teach about global warming.

Silvestri Decodes

Silvestri Decodes "Cyber Force"

Top Cow founder and fan-favorite artist Marc Silvestri discusses the first arc of his successful Kickstarter-funded "Cyber Force" revival and what fans can expect from the initiative moving forward.

Pak Brings Jonathan Coulton's Music to Comics in

Pak Brings Jonathan Coulton's Music to Comics in "Code Monkey Save World"

Writer Greg Pak, musician Jonathan Coulton and artist Takeshi Miyazawa team up to bring Coulton's music to comics with "Code Monkey Save World," and CBR spoke to Pak & Coulton about the project.

EXCLUSIVE: Way & Proctor Formulate a New

EXCLUSIVE: Way & Proctor Formulate a New "Gun Theory" on Kickstarter

Writer Daniel Way and artist Jon Proctor spoke exclusively with CBR about the new, original graphic novel version of their creator-owned "Gun Theory" and why they're going the Kickstarter route to fund it.

Pak, Coulton & Miyazawa Team For

Pak, Coulton & Miyazawa Team For "Code Monkey Save World"

Writer Greg Pak, musician Jonathan Coulton and artist Takeshi Miyazawa adapt Coulton's songs to comics in "Code Monkey Save World," a Kickstarter-funded digital graphic novel released through Monkeybrain Comics.

THE KICKSTAND: Swinging into Action with Action Lab

THE KICKSTAND: Swinging into Action with Action Lab

Why are publishers turning to Kickstarter? We go straight to the source and discuss the approach with Action Lab. Plus, comics Kickstarters that give the creators a cut of the funding.

Comics A.M. - Fundraising For Bil Keane Statue Falling Short

Comics A.M. - Fundraising For Bil Keane Statue Falling Short

Effort to erect statue of late "Family Circus" creator Bil Keane in his hometown trails goal by $23,000! Alice Cooper launches Kickstarter for comics anthology! Jonathan Hickman talks "East of West"! Plus much more!

Pipeline - 3/19/2013

Pipeline - 3/19/2013

Augie wonders if last week's comic site outages portend a future of DRM-free comics. Also, Sean Wang's "Runners" makes a return via Kickstarter, and the end result is even better than the first book.

THE KICKSTAND: Time to Do Some Soul-Searching

THE KICKSTAND: Time to Do Some Soul-Searching

This week, Brigid offers a short meditation on the use and misuse of Kickstarter and the importance of paying creators. Plus: Action figure mini-comics, alien-possessed mutated house pets and Shaolin quests.

EXCL PREVIEW: Frank Beddor's

EXCL PREVIEW: Frank Beddor's "Hatter M: Zen of Wonder"

Creator Frank Beddor has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of his next original graphic novel "Hatter M: Zen of Wonder." The next chapter in the "Looking Glass Wars" is available to order via Kickstarter.

Comics A.M. Comics and Those Headline-Grabbing Plot Twists

Comics A.M. Comics and Those Headline-Grabbing Plot Twists

Why superhero comics increasingly chase headlines! The growth of comics crowdfunding! The international success of the U.K.'s SelfMadeHero! Comics at South by Southwest! Plus much more!

Ryan North & Aaron Diaz Kick Butt On Kickstarter

Ryan North & Aaron Diaz Kick Butt On Kickstarter

CBR News spent some time with Ryan North and Aaron Diaz at ECCC in order to find out the secret of running a six-figure Kickstarter campaign. It turns out the answer is dinosaurs!

Comics A.M. - DC's 52 Variants Add Up to Million-Dollar Comic

Comics A.M. - DC's 52 Variants Add Up to Million-Dollar Comic

DC's "Justice League of America" #1 garners more than $1 million in retail sales! Company helps creators fulfill Kickstarter orders! Publishing graphic novels in the Kickstarter era! Plus much more!

James Stokoe, Mark Andrew Smith Clash Over

James Stokoe, Mark Andrew Smith Clash Over "Sullivan's Sluggers"

On the heels of a second Kickstarter campaign for "Sullivan's Sluggers," artist James Stokoe has asked that his name be removed from the graphic novel, triggering a pointed response from writer Mark Andrew Smith.

THE KICKSTAND: Horror in Black and White

THE KICKSTAND: Horror in Black and White

Was the flying saucer that crashed at Roswell really transporting three kids from the future? Also: A comics anthology that includes one of Spain Rodriguez' last comics.

THE KICKSTAND: Horror in Black and White

THE KICKSTAND: Horror in Black and White

THE KICKSTAND talks with Erica Helfin and Amanda Rachels about "Flesh of White," a horror story focusing on the dangers faced by an albino child born in Africa. Plus, ana nimal rights superhero and Li'l Lincoln.

Bryan Q. Miller Speaks on

Bryan Q. Miller Speaks on "Earthward" Kickstarter Project

The "Smallville" and "Batgirl" writer spoke with ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea about "Earthward," his all-ages graphic novel with Marcio Takara, which he's currently raising funds for via Kickstarter.

THE KICKSTAND: Name Your Price

THE KICKSTAND: Name Your Price

Can a creator successfully fund a comic by letting readers pay what they want? Ryan Estrada has raised $12,000 for his digital comics anthology by doing just that. Plus: Pinocchio like you've never seen him before.

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