Fans of classic comics art should check out the Flesk booth which will offer new books by and about William Stout, Petar Meseldžija, Harvey Dunn and Al Williamson. More info at their website.
Stores across the nation are having midnight events for SCOTT PILGRIM’S FINEST HOUR. Oni has a list but we’ve reproduced it below. The epicenter of all thigns Pilgrim will be Toronto, back where it all began, and creator Bryan Lee O’Malley will be signing. This is our big event — let’s all enjoy it! UPDATE: […]
Globe-trotting gastronome CB Cebulski has just been promoted to SVP at Marvel. Cebulski is a familiar and popular figure at shows around the world as he has been unearthing talent from the four corners of the earth and has appeared on The Food Network in his position as a food-lover. His new position will continue […]
If you are not going to the Big Show or want to get a head start on the activities, here’s an interesting-sounding event, Meltdown’s Digital LA – Digital Panel: Abs & Apps . A ticket is $25 but includes networking and schmooze time. The speaker lineup alone is impressive: Scheduled speakers include: - Marvel, TBD @Marvel […]
The ComicsPRO blog has the nominees for this year’s Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award, presented annually to a store that represents the following retailing principles:
If you are a long term Beat reader you know that we here at Stately Beat Manor are big fans of the campy yet imaginative John Carter of Mars books by Edgar Rice Burroughs. A John Carter movie is in the works from Pixar, meaning (as we fear) it will be the movie that breaks Pixar’s string of making SOME OF THE THE GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME, or maybe….it will be the John Carter movie we’ve always dreamed of!
The first five books in the Mars series — from A Princess of Mars to Chessmen of Mars — are actually in the public domain, and so, we have a new Mars series WARLORD OF MARS coming from Dynamite this October.