Tonight: The Art of Archie at MoCCA

Archie gets an art exhibit tonight at MoCCA in a show that runs through February: Welcome to Riverdale! Join the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art – MoCCA in celebrating the world of Archie Comics, one of the oldest and most beloved family-friendly brands in the comic book industry. Thrill to the exploits of Archie […]

Ongoing: Thought Bubble in Leeds, UK

Now through Sunday it’s the Thought Bubble Festival in Leeds, a four-day fest of all things comical, with a one-day comics show on Saturday. The complete schedule is here with a full plate of screenings, workshops, and panels. The graphically stunning but uncopyable guest list is here — suffice to say it includes all your […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 11/19/09

§ Bully salutes Spider-Ham, perhaps the only Marvel character whose design was inspired by Terrytoons. § As promised in our comment section, Shaun Manning interviews Gilbert Hernandez about TROUBLEMAKERS, his new book: All of Hernandez’ characters, though, share the thrillseeker mentality. “Each person in the story only knows that getting away with something works better […]

Time, time, time, look what you’ve done to me

Careful observers may have noticed that The Beat‘s scheduling has been a bit erratic of late. Apologies for the lack of Morning Beat for those of you in the Eastern and Central time zones. We’ve actually been working on some big stuff behind the scenes, which is time- and attention-consuming. That and a messed up […]