With more and more shows curated, this may be your chance to get a table at a premier indie comics show. Get to it, kids. We are locked and loaded for SPX 2011, to be held September 10 and 11 2011, at our fav place, the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. The registration […]
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Via PR: Get those comics in! The Stumptown Comics Fest, the largest creator-focused comics convention in the Pacific Northwest, is now accepting submissions of comic work for consideration by our judges for the 2011 Stumptown Comic Arts Awards. Publishers and creators interested in submitting work should include one copy of each title to be considered, […]
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 likes coffee, cats and noble struggle. http://www.comicsbeat.com
Little is known of the new Vertigo book by the Eisner-winning 100 BULLETS team of Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso, but as this editorial conference suggests, really, with a team like that, what more do you need to go on? The first model sheet has been released and the anticipation can truly begin. Via Twitter, […]
Speaking of digital, which we were, and of those — and there are many — who think giving 30 percent of most everything to mega-middleman Apple is not a good thing, Warren Ellis points us towards the Not .99 Method whereby you can sell comics for devices at any price you wish and not share a penny with ANY middleman.
Over at his forum, 2010 bestseller Mark Millar urges us to put the brakes on for downloadable comics. This despite his WANTED topping comiXology’s sales list. I’ll take the liberty of posting his objections in full since what he has to say is pretty important:
Blue Eyeshadow??? Really?
It has become legend.
The reason this time? Well as Steven Bunche and many others have pointed out, the musical still lacks an ending. Git ‘er done! Producers announced the show will be delayed until March 15 (pushed back from February 7) and several performances have been canceled between now and then to allow more time to fine-tine the technical aspects of the show — which is the most complex ever brought to Broadway — and to work on the ending, and allow Bono and The Edge to work on the unpopular score.