Okay a total no brainer cuz it’s Friday: Liz Climo’s ongoing tumblr comics are insanely popular because they are totally sweet and cute. Climo works as a character designer on The Simpsons and has had a bunch of collections of her work from Running Press under the The LIttle World of Liz Climo title. Her humor […]
Archives for April 2017
DUEL IN THE CITY SQUARE! In a co-publishing venture with Dynamite, DC’s Batman has teamed up with the classic superhero, the Shadow, for an epic adventure. Comics Beat has a preview of the second issue, out next week! Batman/The Shadow #2 Writers: Scott Snyder & Steve Orlando Artist: Riley Rossmo Variant Cover Artist: Tim Sale & Chris Burnham The second […]
British comics great – perhaps the GREATEST British comics great – Leo Baxendale has passed away at the age of 86. Baxendale was to Beano what Jack Davis was to Mad – the essential stylist. As creators of Minnie the Minx and the Bash Street Kids, he influenced generations of Brit kids and other cartonists with his blocky, energetic style.
We’ve spotlighted a few of the comics in the “New Brooklyn” universe on Line Webtoon since this series began. And here’s the last one: The Brooklynite by Seth Kushner and Sheamus Beyale, with additional art by Jason Goungor and Komikaki Studios. The Brooklynite, which is about a comics artist who fights crime by night as […]
You would be forgiven if you had a hard time remembering just what the big deal is about Ben Reilly coming back to the Marvel Universe, but the fact is that we haven’t seen this replacement Spider-Man has in continuity since the infamous Clone Saga in the late ’90s. After playing the role of villain in the […]
by Pamela Auditore According to Director M. Night Shyamalan: Tweeting this morning: As Shyamalan says, Glass will have the original stars of Unbreakable, Bruce Willis and Samuel Jackson, joining SPLIT stars James MacAvoy, and Anya Taylor Joy. Carrying on the comic book tradition of uniting universes and characters, it should be interesting to see how […]
By David Seidman It’s con season in the comics world, which means that someone has to attract people to attend panels, signings, parties, and other events. I’ve done it, and it’s not easy. But you can do it. Here’s how. 1. Create an online home for the event. It can be a new website, a […]
Speaking of David Gibbons, the subject of the nine-panel grid was debated on Twitter the other day following a conversation spark from J.A. Micheline: okay guys: what's the deal with the 9-panel grid. why is it good. what is the source of the hype. — J. A. Micheline⚡️ (@elevenafter) April 24, 2017 You can dig around […]
Yesterday was a big day for Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the sequel to the ever growing Mark Millar cinematic universe, with a new trailer. But the Millarverse will be back on the page too as he announced in a tweet: This would probably be a good time to mention that a new Kingsman comic starts […]
Alex reviews this week’s DC comics!