As images of SD10 filter out, the defining one has yet to manifest itself, but in this image of a woman helping her Iron Man-themed friend pee into a bottle, we have a fetish-palooza: water sports, mascots, bondage, superheroes. No wonder Comic-Con is all things to all people. But the one message that this image […]
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With little fanfare, right under the noses of thousands of Comic-Con attendees, DC Comics, in partnership with Converse, announced the creation of five unique designs. (Literally. Most of the DC booth staffers were wearing the new designs last weekend.) Available in September from Journeys, the line will feature five different designs based on the iconic Chuck Taylor […]
As we wait for the Beatrix to recover from her annual pilgrimage to San Diego, here are some other websites, and their consolidated reportage on Comic-Con International: San Diego. These are some of my favorites, and some I could remember. The list is not comprehensive, merely a distraction while we wait for Heidi to return. […]
While we’re gathering our thoughts, hydrating, and moving to a new secured location, Newsarama’s Lucas Siegel has all the bullet points news from Marvel and DC at the show. Discuss. We’ll wait. Heidi MacDonald Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, […]
Probably the biggest “classic comics” announcement at SD10 was a new series of reprints of Floyd Gottfredson’s Mickey Mouse comic strip. Disney is partnering with Fantagraphics for the reprints, which will begin in 2011. Gottfredson’s Mickey was far from the benign company spokesman we all know and love. Rather he was a bold, dynamic adventurer, […]
DAOMU, a hot Chinese graphic novel/”transmedai” series about a tomb raider, is coming to the US via Image. PR below. Image Comics and Concept Art House announced plans to release a series of Daomu comics based on one of China’s best-selling novel series. This will be Daomu’s debut in the U.S., following a successful graphic […]
Today is getaway day. Saturday and Sunday always turn into frantic catch-up adventures with little posting time, and I won’t be able to get my final con thoughts up until tonight, but it was a pretty good show. No one lost an eye. The big question was whether the time economy of con — people […]
Peter David will be writing episodes of the upcoming cartoon Young Justice, which is based on the comic of the same name that he wrote for an almost five year run.
If, by some incredible series of events, you are still in the mood to party after Comic-Con, LA’s Meltdown is throwing a premiere party for Jane Weidlin and Bill Morrison’s LADY ROBOTIKA comic. This is sure to be the deadest of dead dog parties and also feature a lot of gossiping and beer, so come on down.