WWC: DC plans

As always, DC Comics will be sending a full complement of creators, editors and staffers to Wizard World Chicago, which kicks off with Preview Night tonight and goes into full swing tomorrow. If you happen to go, please give a special shout out to dear Alex Segura, who suffered a foot injury during maneuvers in […]

SSC: Ape Entertainment

More folks who sent out PR! Ape Entertainment will be pulling out al the stops this weekend at the Wizard World Chicago convention August 3rd through August 6th with convention exclusives and guest appearances from nearly all their creative crews! Ben Lichius (THE BLACK COAT), Steve Bryant, Paul Daly, Chad Fidler (ATHENA VOLTAIRE), Brandon Terrell, […]

WWC: ACTOR schedule

Here’s the folks who will be signing at the ACTOR booth at Wizard World Chicago: Booth #247 is A.C.T.O.R. Comic Fund’s location for super hot talent at Wizard World Chicago this weekend! Friday, August 4: (Con Hours 9:00 – 6:00pm) Special Guests Dan Jurgens: 10:30-12:30 Mike Perkins: 12:30-2:30 Steve Epting: 12:30-2:30 Jeph Loeb and a […]

We interrupt this blog…

Well, not only are we on a horrible life-or-death do-or-die deadline this morning — and you peeps we’ve been talking to since yesterday know which one — but we hear a roling blackout may be rolling right through our nabe! Sorry for the sketchy posting today. We’ll be back REAL SOON. UPDATE: OOPS, we were […]

Jonathan Levine interview

Regular Beat readers know that we’re big fans of Jonathan Levine’s art gallery here in NYC, which specializes in “lowbrow” or “pop surrealism” art, much of it influenced by pop culture and comics. ARTINFO has a nice interview with Levine: Do you encounter resistance to accepting Lowbrow Art as an authentic genre within fine art? […]

More webcomics: THE CHEMISTRY SET

A new free webcomics site is launching on Monday, 8/7 featuring work by Jim Dougan, Neil Kleid, Elizabeth Genco, Chris Arrant, and many more. THE CHEMISTRY SET is a collective of writers and artists, including several Xeric Award winners, pooling their talent to provide readers with free weekly comics at the website www.chemsetcomics.com starting Monday, […]

Penny Arcade, PAX and E3

More E3 fall out, as the guys behind the immensely popular webcomic Penny Arcade, Tycho and Gabe, remind us PAX, their own gaming convention, is getting bigger every year and could end up being a sort-of replacement for the gaming convention. So what does this mean for PAX? Well honestly I think it’s too soon […]

Wolverine to sing “Soliloquy”

Hugh Jackman Takes Spin in Carousel “I’ll teach him to wrestle And dive through a wave When we go in the mornin’s for our swim His mother can teach him The way to behave But she won’t make a sissy out o’ him Not him! Not my boy! Not Bill!”