Torsten’s Tip: If you are taking public transportation to LaGuardia Airport, hop on the 7 train express to Roosevelt. Then grab the Q70 bus. It has only three stops (airport, subway, transit center), and takes the expressway to the airport. Since I live in Bushwick, and there’s no easy north-south connector, I took the J […]
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You will need 3D glasses to completely appreciate thissexually explicit comic by Jason Little it looks mighty fly in any mode.
The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, also known as C2E2, is set to begin Friday! If you’ll be attending, here are some helpful hints on how to make your way to the South Building of McCormick Place! Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting […]
Over at Thrillbent, the webcomics portal he devised two years ago, Mark Waid has announcedThrillbent 3.0, which includes an iPad app that will allow users to sync their website purchases, see where theyleft off, and other up-to-date functions. In addition to the free comics Thrillbent has always offered, Waid is adding what he calls a “Hulu Plus” level that includes new content for a monthly subscription of $3.99, which is, as Waid points out, is the price of one comic. For this you get:
The NY Times has the first official look (aside from iPad sightings over the years) of Scott McCloud’s The Sculptor, his first sustained fiction in quite some time. First Second, the publisher, also sent along some into including the pub date, February 3, 2015. The story concerns an sculptor in his 20s named David Smith […]
§ Beware the timeslot! It seems that the aborted single season of Beware The Batman will finish but new episodes will be shawn at 3 am. Talk about a vote of confidence. Of course there is DVR for those who aren’t night owls. Why did this show flop so badly? § There is a newish […]
There’s a pretty lively discussion of Comixology’s Submit program going on in the comments of this post. And while SUbmit seems to be a very useful thing, it seems taht a lot of books that are…submitted to the program are rejected on technical grounds. In the above post I mentioned that I couldn’t easily find […]