George Perez updates his eye situation

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As has been revealed in the news of late, veteran comics superstar George Pérez has been battling sever eye problems that left him wearing an eye patch at recent appearances. Pérez has many health issues and they have come together to leave his eyesight greatly compromised. As revealed today on his Facebook, he is going […]

NYCC ’13 The Beat Podcasts! More To Come NYCC Interviews 1

Straight from the convention booth of Publishers Weekly at New York Comic Con, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In part one of our NYCC special interview coverage, Calvin Reid speaks with Leyla Aker, v-p of publishing at Viz Media, about news on […]

NYCC ’13: The East of West Panel with Hickman and Dragotta

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By Jeffrey O. Gustafson Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta, the co-creators of the hit Image series East of West, held a panel in front of a packed audience of appreciative fans Saturday at New York Comic Con. Image Comics’ Director of Business Development Ron Richards moderated the panel, with Dragotta showing up just as things […]

New York Comic-Con 2013: creepy camera crews, Arizona’s big cans, and harassment

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While stock is still being taken of the record crowd at this year’s New York Comic-Con—a crowd by and large peaceful and fun loving, and if my eyeball guess was right, perhaps 50% under the age of 21—it may be seen as a watershed for the continuing issue of harassment at cons. The issue of […]