Kicktrolling is on the rise as funders become scammers

Kicktrolling is on the rise as funders become scammershttp://ift.tt/1eTGVX8 Tweet “Kicktrolling” is a new word and one you may, sadly, be hearing a lot more about. The Beat broke the story last month about Kickstarter scammer “Encik Farhan”, who was funding over 100 projects at the highest level only to then dispute the charges and […]

More legal shennanigans in Archie Comics co-CEO sexual haarassment suit — with filings

More legal shennanigans in Archie Comics co-CEO sexual haarassment suit — with filingshttp://ift.tt/1k7cEVh Tweet Archie Comics complaint against co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit for sexual harassment has been going around for a while. New information includes recent filings in which Silberkleit asked to dismiss the case because the white men she was accused of harassing aren’t members […]

Webcomic alert: Maralinga 1956 by Jen Breach and Douglas Holgate

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Jen Breach and Douglas Holgate are Australian creators who have been working on a huge graphic novel called Clem Heatherington and the Ironwood Race for many years. To take a break from this long project, they started ANOTHER huge project, a webcomic called,Maralinga 1956. Here’s the pitch: Maralinga spins an alternative history from the 1956 […]

More affordable non-limited edition of Zenith coming from Rebellion

More affordable non-limited edition of Zenith coming from Rebellionhttp://ift.tt/IEGeWc Tweet Well, having gotten away with putting a toe in the water by publishing a deluxe limited edition Zenith—the long lost, highly contested superhero comic by Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell—Rebellion is jumping right into the old swimming hole with a non-limited edition four volume hardcover […]

Alison Bechdel and Hillary Chute Reunite At NYU for a Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Alison Bechdel and Hillary Chute Reunite At NYU for a Distinguished Faculty Lecturehttp://ift.tt/18Yktep Tweet It’s been more than a year since Alison Bechdel and Hillary Chute publicly convened at 2012′s momentous Comics: Philosophy and Practice conference, an event personally significant to both Chute and Bechdel due in part to their collaborative efforts in originating the […]

Kicktrolling is on the rise as funders become scammers

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“Kicktrolling” is a new word and one you may, sadly, be hearing a lot more about. The Beat broke the story last month about Kickstarter scammer “Encik Farhan”, who was funding over 100 projects at the highest level only to then dispute the charges and still get the goods. We’ve been hearing that this kind […]

INCOMPLETE WORKS to collect long unseen comics by Dylan Horrocks

INCOMPLETE WORKS to collect long unseen comics by Dylan Horrockshttp://ift.tt/1eSycV7 Tweet New Zealand cartoonist Dylan Horrocks is a favorite around Stately Beat Manor, and a master of short comics stories. While his website has been busy serializing his new comics The Magic Pen, his works from the last 20years has been long unavailable. However in […]

31 Days of Winter Festivals: KRAMPUS!

31 Days of Winter Festivals: KRAMPUS!http://ift.tt/1k67tVA Tweet Image has been on a roll, and they aren’t missing a chance to cash in on the hottest winter holiday of them all with KRAMPUS! by Brian Jones and Dean Kotz, a new series about the evil Saint Nick: Brian Joines and Dean Kotz team up to add […]