Nice Art: Adrian Tomine’s New Yorker cover “Crossroads”


Adrian Tomine is enjoying just a typical fall of greatness—a new issue of Optic Nerve is out and he’ll be a featured guest at the Booklyn Book Festival later this month. And in the meantime, his new cover for the New Yorker nails the dread many are feeling when faced with real estate choices in […]


Marvel Announce Pixie-Featuring Miniseries “Inhumanity: The Awakening”


Marvel have announced a new miniseries from writer Matt Kindt and artist Paul Davidson for December, called ‘Inhumanity: The Awakening’. Obviously tying in to Matt Fraction and Joe Mad’s new Inhuman series, this miniseries has Pixie on the cover, so what are we even doing wasting time sitting here on The Beat when we could […]


Palmiotti clarifies the tryout: Harley Quinn was not so serious


DC’s recent contest to draw a page of the new Harley Quinn book stirred up a storm of outrage when it was suggested that it promoted suicide—although the mthod, covering one’s self with chicken and jumping into a pit of alligators was unorthodox to say the least. It was suggested that the tone was more […]


Exclusive Interview: Darick Robertson Goes Ballistic!


Okay, first things first. Have you bought Ballistic yet? Have you back-ordered #1 and pre-ordered #2? Because this comic is selling out everywhere FAST. I hit up artist Darick Robertson for a chat on what is rapidly becoming the runaway hit of 2013.


Submissions Are Open for Erotica Anthology ‘Smut Peddler 2014’


Smut Peddler, the lady-led erotic anthology edited by Johanna Draper Carlson and C. Spike Trotman, will be returning in 2014 for a new volume. And to set up for that launch, an open call for submissions from women and female/male creative teams has been put out. The anthology will feature probably quite filthy work from […]


DC’s December Solicitations: Jeff Parker on Aquaman; New Teams for Flash, Supergirl, Superboy


DC’s December solicitations have revealed a number of new creators coming onto new titles and moving around, including the news that writer Jeff Parker will be riding in on a rogue wave and taking over Aquaman from Geoff Johns; whilst Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato have wrapped their run on The Flash and will be […]