Shipwreck by Warren Ellis and Phil Hester, is one of the best reviewed titles from AfterShock, a weird jystery story as only Ellis can tell it. And here’s an exclusive look at the cover to issue #4, on sale in 1/25/17. Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Phil Hester Colorist: Mark Englert Inker: Eric Gapstur Cover Artist: Phil Hester In addition, […]
One of the biggest stories at New York Comic Con involved a confrontation between Rromani activist Vicente Rodriguez and comics writer Peter David at an LGBTQ X-men panel. You can read Beat reporter Elana Levin’s initial report here; David’s first response here; and Levin’s follow-up interview with Rodriguez here. While he had doubled down on […]
Humanoids, the LA-based arm of the French publisher, is hiring, and here’s the job listing – if you like Jorodowsk, MOebius and Manara and other European comics greats…this is for you!
Kicked off the flight — Amanda Stevens (@sagegnosis) October 12, 2016 Yesterday eSports reporter Amanda Stevens was on her way to the League of Legends World Championship Chicago when her apparel – an A$AP Rocky t-shirt and a Black Panther cap purchased at Hot Topic, made the flight crew uncomfortable. She was removed from the […]
Update: A pervious version of this story used the word “purchased” regarding ReedPOP’s invlvement but it is a partnership similar to the one the Harvey Awards had with Baltimore Comic Con. The Beat has learned that ReedPOP, the company that runs New York Comic Con and 28 other pop culture events worldwide, will partner with the Harvey […]
by Elana Levin Baking Diversity into DC Rebirth’s Creative Teams Gay superhero The Ray is being taken out of cold storage and will star in his own one-shot before being added to the Justice League of America’s roster. This is particularly noteworthy because writer Steve Orlando and artist Stephen Byrne are bi or gay. This […]
March Book Three, the inspiring story of the US civil rights movement and the life of Rep. John Lewis, continues its awards season progress as it was named a finalist in the Young People’s Literature category. It’s only the fourth graphic novel to be nominated for this prestigious award, but yet another triumph for this book. What […]