You could settle for petty tyrants who steal a vote here and there or block uncontroversial legislation out of mere partisan spite, but why not think big? Pretensions of altruism and benevolence are for the weak and dishonest, promising virtues never achieved. This year, vote for an honest villain – a supervillain! Admit the truth […]
Archives for 11/06/2012 11:27 pm
As we wait for the returns to trickle in, and for the long national indigestion to finally end, we here at Stately Beat Manor provide you with the finest in Election Night coverage. Torsten Adair I’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the […]
Deadpool enters the Marvel Now orbit with— no, wait, I’ve already written that. Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn and Tony Moore are the creative team relaunching Marvel’s Mischievous Mercenary, with a book which manages to pull off a series of funny jokes. Interestingly enough though… most of them don’t involve Deadpool himself. Steve Morris http://stardarkcity.wordpress.com/
Iron Man enters the Marvel Now orbit with a relaunch, shiny artist, and British writer at the helm. Kieron Gillen and Greg Land are the new creative team on Tony Stark’s series, following on from Matt Fraction’s run – but without touching heavily upon it. This is a fresh start, with Greg Land’s unique style […]
For those with long memories, yesterday’s announcement of 52 different covers for next year’s JLA #1 book sounded some alarm bells.
The con season is finally wrapping up and I end it with a high note in my backyard. Henry Barajas Henry Barajas is the co-creator, writer and letterer for El Loco and Captain Unikorn. He has also written and lettered short stories for two successful Kickstarter SpazDog Press projects: Unite and Take Over: Stories inspired by The Smiths […]
Dundee Comics Day – in which a mini MorrisonCon occurs in a Scottish city, resulting in secrets spilled, wine aplenty, and the sexiest comics line-up you could hope to meet.
The biggest business book show in America is inching towards a full-on consumer day, as the Comic-con-ization of trade book shows continues. BEA director Steve Rosato writes that the 2013 show—the largest b2b book show in North America— will once again include a “Power Reader” day open to the public, a program which launched this […]
Comic book writer Alan Moore has dropped a new single today, available through Occupation Records. His first new recording in a while, it shows a clear new direction for his music, away from shamanistic chanting in the woods of Northampton and more towards William Shatner-style slam poetry. His newest song shows clear his influences, which […]
It’s not too early to think about 2013, is it? Egads. To wit, panel submissions are now open for C2E2 which will be held April 26-28, 2013. Do you have something important to tell the world? From comics to cosplay, manga to movies, vampires to video games, C2E2 will present Panels and Screenings covering the […]