Before there was tumblr and social media and blogs and places to put out fan comics anywhere you liked in every media known, there was Fred Hembeck, whose spiral-kneed superheroes were always good for a laugh. Hembeck makes an appearance at 13th Dimension with a
SUPER-STAR HOLIDAY SPECIAL in which he discusses comics gifts of the pre-Amazon era.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.