Lazarus Preview (Rucka/Lark At Image)


You might have heard that Greg Rucka and Michael Lark have a comic coming out from Image.  It’s called Lazarus and it’s coming out in June.   Rucka and Lark previous teamed up on the Eisner winning Gotham Central, so seeing them back together is like a fine vintage port.  

REVIEW: When the Going Gets Tough in HELHEIM #1, TRIGGER GIRL 6, SLEDGE-HAMMER 44


I noticed a common feature in the comics I was reading this week, a feature that made them all compelling as stories: the role of the underdog pitted against overwhelming odds. Seeing the psychological reactions of the characters was an important part of the ride, but excellent artwork, particularly in executing fight scenes, left me […]

Kickstarter Success: GOLDTIGER and SYMBIOSIS Funded!


Good news everybody! Today has seen two more Kickstarter projects funded: Guy Adams and Jimmy Broxton’s GOLDTIGER, as well as Steven Sanders’ SYMBIOSIS. Both projects were featured on The Beat, so we’ll take full credit for the successes. The projects both still have a little time available if you’d like to get involved, however…

San Diego Comic-Con Update: convention center expansion approved; D23 may threaten Marvel’s participation


Since planning for Comic-Con is now a year-round endeavor, here’s some of the latest news for July’s megafest. § The much-debated convention center expansion is on track, and funding via a hotel room tax has been approved. While we all agree the convention center needs to get bigger to enable Comic-Con to stay in San […]