The 2013 Harvey Awards — Live blogged?


We’re here at the Baltimore Hyatt for the 2013 Harvey Award ceremony! Sponsored by Guinness Beer! Despite that dangerous sounding circumstance, things are this far under control. Bill Willingham is tonight’s MC and keynote speaker. To start out he notes that he’ll only be telling embarrassing anecdotes about people he knows; people he only knows […]

The Beat Podcasts! More To Come – Exit the Batwoman… Creators

Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s episode, Heidi and the rest of the More to Come Crew – Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss Batwoman, J. H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman […]

Baltimore Comic-Con to be three days, even bigger next year


Have you heard that everyone loves a comic-con? It seems to be true. While the Baltimore Comic-Con has been growing in size every year, this year it’s totally gangbusters again, with a huge line to get in, and packed, packed, packed halls—even without the headliner of the last two years, Stan Lee. And in response, […]

Marc Andreyko Taking Over Batwoman and more from DC Nation at Baltimore


At the DC Nation panel at the Baltimore Comic-Con, DC Co-publisher Dan DiDio came out going “off script,” and it was not to comment on who should play Captain Marvel. He addressed the Batwoman controversy, saying he had been offline when it happened but was now up to speed and continuing, on how DC had […]

Best idea ever: Shatner and West kibbitz at Salt Lake City con


HOW has no one ever thought of this before? Putting William Shatner and Adam West—the two most mellifluous, self mocking and endearing of legendary nerdlebrities—together on stage: It was “The Shat” and “The Bat” for the first time ever on a stage together Friday night at the Salt Lake Comic Con, and their presence was […]