Kickstart the Week(end) with Thistle #1

Kickstart the Week(end) with Thistle #1

By: Nicole D’Andria Thistle begins with a devastating loss and prides itself on being a story that takes place after your typical epic fantasy. In a rare interview opportunity, the creative team of this dystopian fantasy—from the writer to the artist to the colorist and the letterer/editor—are joining me today to take us on an adventure before their adventure!

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Kickstart the Week(end) with Everyday Fears: A Slice-of-life Horror Comic Anthology

By: Nicole D’Andria Monsters are just like us—Everyday Fears plays with that concept in six short comics! These shorts blend horror and comedy in a slice-of-life approach to the paranormal.

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Kickstart the Week(end) with Amelia Sky #1-4: A Sci-fi Horror Comic

By: Nicole D’Andria “Kickstart the Week” has covered the ongoing sci-horror comic Amelia Sky since its very first issue. Let’s take a look at the evolution this post-apocalyptic journey has taken and highlight its latest Kickstarter, which includes the fourth issue, titled “Whatever Doesn’t Kill You.”

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Kickstart the Week(end) with ONE-SHOT: A Chaotic Fantasy Adventure

By: Nicole D’Andria D&D meets The Suicide Squad in the ONE-SHOT comic book that’s currently on Kickstarter. As its name implies, this is a one-and-done fantasy adventure story. That’s 28 pages of D&D-inspired action and satire, which I learned more about through an interview with creator/writer Jeremiah Espinoza and artist Butch Mapa.

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Kickstart the Week(end) with Voyage: An authentic Sci-fi comic following the beginning tale of Sonderon, an intergalactic space explorer!

By: Nicole D’Andria Sci-fi fans should consider checking out the Voyage Kickstarter. This campaign kicks off an ongoing series featuring Sonderon, an intergalactic space explorer, who has been seen in previous Voyage Kickstarter campaigns.

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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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Kickstart the Week(end) with IMPOSSIBLE 2C: IMPOSSIBLE JONES & POLECAT TEAM-UP!

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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