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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
"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!
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."
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.
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!
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
"Five Ghosts" collaborators Frank J. Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham talk about bringing their high-concept pulp-adventure series to Image, the lessons they learned from Kickstarter, and what readers can expect from their "haunted" hero.
"Adventure Time" and "Dinosaur Comics" writer Ryan North spoke with CBR about his incredibly successful Kickstarter book "To Be Or Not To Be," a choose-your-own-adventure style version of Shakespeare's "Hamlet."
Time travel, punk rock and a deal with the devil pop up in this week's Kickstarter projects, but is the real devil in the details? Brigid sorts through the best of the crowdfunding site's comics projects.
Writer Paul Jenkins discusses bringing his massively successful Kickstarter graphic novel "Fairy Quest" collaboration with Humberto Ramos to BOOM! Studios for single issue-release beginning in February.
The Kickstarter campaign to fund a feature-length story reel for the stalled CGI-animated adaptation of "The Goon" ended successfully Sunday, exceeding its $400,000 goal. ROBOT 6 has details.
Cartoonist Alexis Fajardo talks about moving his "Kid Beowulf" graphic novel series to Kickstarter after his publisher folded, Chuck Dixon and Graham Nolan team up to do "Joe Frankenstein" and more!
Mark Andrew Smith speaks on the cusp of the release of his and James Stokoe's "Sullivan's Sluggers," discussing an eventual return to Kickstarter and new "Gladstone's School for World Conquerors" tales.
This week, Brigid interviews a Josh Elder about his "Mail Order Ninja" Kickstarter and takes a look at a project on IndieGoGo alongside her regular picks of the most interesting projects on Kickstarter.