Marvel does yaoi?

From the Marvel catalog — cover image tragically not available: MARVEL BROMANCE #1 If This Be Bromance–! Marvel’s greatest buddies take the spotlight in this one-of-a-kind collection, and it’s male bonding like you’ve never seen — as Cable and Deadpool swap stories, Wonder Man and the Beast share a plane ride, Spidey and the Human […]

The Beat’s Guide to MoCCA Fine Dining

With a new locale — the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington — this year’s MoCCA crowd will have to find new hangouts and new luncheon spots. But fear not! Since it takes place in The Beat‘s veritable backyard, we’ve eaten lunch at every place near by, and we’re happy to tell you that Rose Hill/North […]

The CBLDF and The Beat team for MoCCA karaoke hijinks!

Live band karaoke? Are you ROCKSTAR enough? Although the band’s repertoire does not include such classic Beat buzzkillers as “Gethsemane” or “Kid Charlemagne” or even “Simple Life,” we’re sure we’ll find something to astound the folks lucky enough to come. Official PR: This Saturday, June 6, sing your heart out after MoCCA at Live Rock […]

MoCCA Party Poop, Part 1: Thursday-Friday

Oh boy, better charge up that Metro Card! There is SO MUCH GOING ON. THURSDAY: Kick things off with the Rabid Rabbit Happy Hour! Rabid Rabbit is hosting a Happy Hour this Thursday(!) in celebration of our newest issue: “Rabid Rabbit’s Kitty Kitty,” 80 pages of lavishly illustrated, superbly written comics devoted to the Culture […]

Meanwhile, at E3

The big video game show, E3 is back this year, after a few unsteady, scaled back years. We’re just not up to code where video games are concerned so you can check out the LA Times tech blog or a zillion other places for news. However, we hear Microsoft introduced a hands-free controller, Project Natal […]

Meanwhile, at the Licensing Show

We used to love going to the Licensing Show to see what all the studios were flogging, but this year they moved it to Vegas, so we’ll have to play along at home. PERSONAL TO J AND J: Please write and let us know how it’s going! While we couldn’t be there, AICN was and […]