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Archives for August 2012
While the finding of the check for $130 which National presented to Siegel and Shuster might have been a high point of this year’s comic history, here’s a strong contender for another: the actual audio of the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency hearings on comic books.
Apropos of absolutely nothing apart from it just made me laugh, cackle and cough, here are some preview pages for issue #4 of IDW’s Popeye miniseries. Released next Wednesday, the creative team for this are Roger Langridge, Tom Neely, Luke McDonnell,and Vince Musacchia. Steve Morris http://stardarkcity.wordpress.com/
If you think all indie cartoonists ever do is brush their teeth and gaze at their drawing board, MariNaomi’s diary this week at TCJ should disprove that as she travels around South America and goes to the Galapagos Islands!
By Todd Allen I found something unexpected in my in-box yesterday. A digital comic called “Watson and Holmes.” That title might not always catch my attention, but I recognized the name of Rick Leonardi (Spider-Man 2099, Uncanny X-Men, Nightwing) and writer Karl Bollers seemed like a name I’d heard before (Emma Frost, X-51, Sonic the […]
By Todd Allen It’s that time again. Doctor Who starts up again on Saturday (BBC America if you’re stateside). There are some posters out to promote the first five episodes. Todd Allen Todd Allen wears a lot of hats. At various times he’s been (alphabetically), a bouncer, college professor, humor columnist, Internet producer and an […]
More details on ICv2’s Conference on Comics and Digital have been revealed, along with preliminary speakers. The Beat is co-sponsoring this conference, and all the topics being covered are MUST DOs as far as we’re concerned. The conference will be held the day before New York Comic-Con (that’s Wednesday) ICv2 has announced that it will […]
Top Cow’s President Matt Hawkins has gone back to the keyboard as the co-creator and writer of THINK TANK, an ongoing B&W series about a government scientist who starts coming up with some tech that is too hot to handle. The artist is Rahsan Ekedal, who previously drew ECHOES and THE CRAZIES for Top Cow. The book is part of their more experimental Minotaur line, and so far it’s a pretty taut thriller. Issue #2 comes out next week. Here’s a preview of issue #1.
By Steve Morris Subject of one of the most famous X-Men stories ever told and perpetual fear for Jean Grey fans around the World, Marvel have released a new Adam Kubert-drawn teaser image for AvX which suggests that Dark Phoenix is finally coming back. Steve Morris http://stardarkcity.wordpress.com/
Marvel has released a couple of variant covers for UNCANNY AVENGERS #1 and #2, and if you like the Scarlet Witch, well, you are very happy right now.