DC’s Vertigo blog, Graphic Content, has announced that “Shoot” by Warren Ellis and Phil Jimenez is finally going to see print as part of a “Vertigo Resurrected” line. Originally planned to run in HELLBLAZER #141, “Shoot” dealt with schoolyard shootings and was shot down following the Columbine massacre in 1999, as it was deemed too […]
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by Marc-Oliver Frisch DC Comics’ periodical business had one of its better months in May, thanks to a host of new launches that were received well by retailers. The new arrivals include the DC Universe titles Brightest Day, Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne, Justice League: Generation Lost and Birds of Prey, as well as […]
The ever-growing slate of Wizard-branded convention swelled by one today with the addition of a spring show in New York, Wizard World Comic Con NYC, set for May 6-8, 2011, at the home of the Big Apple Con, which this resembles, Penn Plaza Pavilion in New York.
If you’ll note, the name “Comic Con New York” is similar to another comics-themed event, held in the fall.
Dirk White, formerly of Dark Horse, has joined IDW as Director, Retail Marketing, a new position. AnnaMaria White has been promoted to Director, Marketing and Public Relations. Together the moves suggest that IDW is serious about increasing their market share through renewed retail efforts.
Some tickets were available for Sunday –aka Brain-dead Zombie Day — when last we checked! But hurry! Heidi MacDonaldHeidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She […]
Things that happened, art that people drew, the greatest shame of Cleveland, and one nerdlebrity’s struggle to free himself from the past.
I’d like to introduce the improved Events page! Now you can just go to our all purpose Events Page and see what’s coming up! It’s a little barebones now, but eventually it will have the week’s events listed. You can also see the three upcoming events in the sidebar. (Sorry about that dingbat — still trying to fix it.) As very observant readers may have noticed, I’ve been struggling with events for a while — they were way too NYC-centric to be really useful, but this way, events can be quickly added and a database maintained. I’ll still be doing some spotlight posts, as well, but this is, hopefully, a useful resource. So keep those events coming!