There’s been a lot more chatter on the internet about the ideas touched off last week by Eric Powell and Steve Niles. Here’s one piece by writer Van Jensen that pretty much sums up how we feel: The problem, for starters, is not Marvel and DC. A lot of criticism centers on the big two […]
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It’s the Flash and he’s….coming apart????? Oh dear. Art by Andy Kubert and Sandra Hope. 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, […]
Despite the embarrassing cinema outings for female superheaters such as Catwoman, Elektra and Aeon Flux, hope springs eternal that someone someday will make a movie about a heroic female that isn’t utterly cringeworthy. Of course, TV is a lot more heroic woman friendly, so it’s there that we find Wonder Woman — whose movie version […]
Marvel has released the cover to the first issue of its upcoming FEAR ITSELF event, written by Matt Fraction with art by Stuart Immonen and Wade von Grawbadger. Steve McNiven provides the covers. Heidi MacDonaldHeidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, […]
July’s Captain America film starring Chris Evans just got its first poster. Looks gritty.
DC has posted logos for five of their FLASHPOINT miniseries. FLASHPOINT seems to be a kind of DC-only alternative reality Amalgam comic where Cyborg is Superman and so on.
Nominations have opened for the 2011 Eagle Awards. You have until March 7th to nominate writers, artists, comics, and the like. Then on March 14th the top 5 nominees in each category will be named, and the real voting begins. The awards will be handed out May 27th at the MCM London convention.