Who says wrestling stuff doesn’t belong here?

The next time some dope complains about the wrestling coverage on THE BEAT, whether it’s about Rey Mysterio wearing a Flash costume on pay-per-view or CHIKARA’s latest comic book-themed cover, we’ll just point them to this picture. (The match was from a show Sunday at Arena San Juan Pantitlan. Thanks for the tip to the […]

Further posting delayed

THE BEAT has a lot in the queue to be posted, but we’ve been delayed by what one might term “affairs in the world of men.” We’ll be back as events allow. UPDATE: Well, as the book blogosphere has been reporting, PW’s Editor-in-Chief Sara Nelson was laid off this morning, along with three other staffers. […]

Huizenga halts OR ELSE

Kevin Huizenga has announced that OR ELSE, his periodical comic from D&Q, will not have a sixth issue: I’ve decided that Or Else (the series) is done. It doesn’t make sense to do it this way anymore. Drawn and Quarterly have been great and I want to thank them. For sure I will still be […]

GRAVEYARD BOOK wins Newbery Award

Word via email and Twitter that Neil Gaiman’s THE GRAVEYARD BOOK has won the ultra-prestigious Newbery Award for children’s literature. The awards are being presented at the winter ALA. According to The Beat’s reporter on the scene, Toon Books also won a Geisel Honor for Stinky by Eleanor Davis. We’ll have official word as it’s […]

To Do: January 26 – January 31

This week’s events include workshops and a Linda Medley appearance at the Seattle Public Library, a birthday signing for Mike Oeming, and a new opera by Harvey Pekar! There’s also an event on Tuesday that should be of special interest to BEAT readers… Tuesday, January 27 New York, NY, 8 PM – Dan Slott and […]