SDCC: Scrum facts

In a sad reminder of declining faculties, it is no longer possible forThe Beat to write a cogent, well-reasoned essay about anything longer than a 30 minute sitcom. So I’m reduced to bullet points. Yes, that’s what it’s come to. Frankly. it’s Friday and everyone has said everything that needs to be said. I’ve lost […]

Even more WATCHMEN trades available

Calvin Reid catches up with Paul Levitz and discusses the new WATCHMEN craze, with 300,000, not 200K as previously reported, new copies of the classic tome on their way: “I don’t think there’s record of a trailer moving books with this velocity,” says DC Comics president Paul Levitz. “Bookscan records Watchmen selling 10,000 copies in […]

New Rowling: The Tales of Beedle the Bard

It had to happen. The hitherto ultra limited edition (seven handmade copies) of The Tales of Beedle the Bard will be released for Muggles everywhere this December: Fans around the world have been clamouring to read the wizarding fairy tales?created, handwritten and illustrated by J K Rowling – since last December, when Amazon famously bid […]