Kickstart the Week with Ichabod Jones: The complete Lovecraftian dark-fantasy comic

By: Nicole D’Andria All four volumes of the genre-mashing Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter are now available on the latest USA Today bestselling author Russell Nohelty’s latest Kickstarter campaign. This dark fantasy horror-comedy is inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s Dreamlands and Cthulhu mythos. However, the twist is that it takes place in a Christian Apocalypse.

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Kickstart the Week with Puppet Theater: The Fool #1

By: Nicole D’Andria The first issue of Puppet Theater: The Fool is just the beginning of a six-part journey seeking to transcend space-time and bridge the gap between past and present. This medieval sci-fi draws inspiration from works like Saga and Game Of Thrones.

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Kickstart the Week(end) with Pulp Girls: PRINCE-S STARthief 1-3

By: Nicole D’Andria Join the space pirate PRINCE-S STARthief on her intergalactic journey in the near future to take down corporate-run monarchies! Creator and writer Jason Martin discusses the explosive series that he calls “Star Wars meets Kill Bill by way of Aeon Flux.”

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Kickstart the Week with Turner Family Terrors 1-3: The Suburban Slayers Are Back!

By: Nicole D’Andria Join the Turner Family once again in this Simpsons meets Hellboy black-and-white style horror-comedy. I’m once again talking with Robert Krisch, the creator and writer of the series.

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By: Nicole D’Andria The all-star team of Karl Kesel and David Hahn return with their own superhero universe starring Impossible Jones! This time, she’s teaming up with Polecat in their latest oversized team-up special on Kickstarter. Learn everything you need to know about the sassy superhero (aka thief) from Karl Kesel himself!

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Kickstart the Week(end) with House of Fear Vol. 1 & 2

By: Nicole D’Andria Horror can be for kids, as evidenced by James Powell’s House of Fear series! Specifically, these standalone stories have elements of horror while also being fantasy-adventure stories. Great for fans of Scooby-Doo, Goosebumps, and Monster House who aren’t looking for violent stories (or who just need a break from them).

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Kickstart the Week with RETRIBUTION – CHAPTER 2: I DIED IN DEL RIO

By: Nicole D’Andria Morally questionable retribution continues in the second chapter of this black-white-and-blood-soaked mini-series. Creator R. Robert Garcia discussed the psychological elements of his series, which centers on a love story with elements of loss and mental illness.

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Kickstart the Week(end) with In Our Dreams Awake #1: A Cyberpunk/Fantasy Adventure

By: Nicole D’Andria A triple threat of “punk,” In Our Dreams Awake brings together dreampunk, steampunk, and cyberpunk. Co-creator John McGuire gives us a glimpse at the realities and dreams explored within this fantasy adventure comic book, which takes inspiration from the likes of Sandman, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Blade Runner, and A Nightmare on Elm Street.

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Kickstart the Week(end) with Acausal #1-2 – Grounded sci-fi crime thriller

Kickstart the Week Acausal #1-2

By: Nicole D’Andria Today on “Kickstart the Week,” John Ward is discussing his thrilling crime-centric comic book Acausal, which also has science-fiction elements. He describes it as “part QUANTUM LEAP, part CRIMINAL.”

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Kickstart the Week(end) with Death of a Necromancer

Kickstart the Week Death of a Necromancer

By: Nicole D’Andria I’m speaking once again to Nick Bryan, this time about Death of a Necromancer, which its Kickstarter page calls a “fun-grim pop-goth spooky provincial saga.” Nick Bryan and Robert Ahmad are reuniting once again since And It Snowed to invite readers to a small English town that welcomes a necromancer and plenty of hijinks.

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Kickstart the Week with The Neverland Issue 1

By: Nicole D’Andria Caleb Thusat (Supercats) has another ambitious project being featured on “Kickstart the Week.” The Neverland is a sequel to J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan novel that can stand on its own. This first issue immediately undertakes a unique approach as the events unraveling are sparked during the global pandemic.

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Zoop into the Week with Dead Dreams: The Lucid Chronicles #1

Zoop into the Week Dead Dreams

By: Nicole D’Andria This second “Zoop into the Week” spotlights Brittany Matter’s debut on Zoop with the first issue of her science-fiction series Dead Dreams: The Lucid Chronicles. Find out more about dream drugs, doppelgängers, and preferred parallel worlds when I talk with both the series’ creator as well as the artist.

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Zoop into the Week with Thirty-Three

Zoop into the Week Thirty-Three

By: Nicole D’Andria While usually featuring Kickstarters on “Kickstart the Week,” this will be the very first time I showcase a campaign on the Zoop crowdfunding platform! First up is Thirty-Three, a five-issue collection featuring everything from bombastic action to dysfunctional family drama. I’m talking with both the creator/writer and one of the artists, both talented comic book professionals.

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Kickstart the Week with Voyage Anthology 2: Melting Pot

By: Nicole D’Andria Join your intergalactic host Sonderon as he returns to explore the cosmos with 200 pages worth of science-fiction stories in another Voyage Anthology. Speaking with the anthology creator and one of the writers gives us a bit of insight into the Dwarf Star Universe established within this anthology. The hardcover anthology collects 16 science-fiction stories that last five to 11 pages each.

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Kickstart the Week(end) with Bear Skin – a Hardcover graphic novel of Dread and Horror

Kickstart-the-Week-Bear Skin

By: Nicole D’Andria Journey to a small West Virginia town in the psychological horror that is Bear Skin. We’re learning more about the monsters lurking in this place and the man in a bear suit who’s after them from creator Jason Pell.

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