Ghost Rider Is getting his own book again

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A few years ago Marvel rebooted Ghost Rider into a kind of “The fast and the flaming head” series about street racing with a Latinx hero. The book was by Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore and it had a very unique look. It was one of the first examples of Marvel rebooting their characters in […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 8/10/16: What happened next will astound you – “Mysterious caller” wants to return missing comics

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§ Important reading: Maki Naro drew this informativecomic about the Zika virus for Fusion explaining how it disproportionately affects the poor. § Here at The Beat, there is nothing we love more than a juicy Day 2 story, as in, something made the headlines, but here’s what really happened next. Such is the case with […]

Dash Shaw’s animated film about high school to be shown at two acclaimed film festivals

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Add comics formalist/experimenter Dash Shaw (Bottomless Belly Button) to the list of cartoonist/movie directors: his animated film My Entire High School is Sinking Into the Sea will debut at be shown at both the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) (its world premiere) and New York Film Festival (NYFF). Pretty prestigious places to be shown. Shaw […]

Report: March trilogy has sold so many copies the printer ran out of paper

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Since its debut last week, March Book Three, the final volume in the trio of graphic novels telling the story of Rep. John Lewis and the fight for civil rights, has not only bested everything on Amazon but Harry Potter, according to artist Nate Powell,they’ve had to print so many copies the printer ran out […]

Daniel Clowes’ Wilson film gets pushed to 2017

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Among the comics movies of 2016, the one people forgot the most was Wilson, the Craig Johnson directed adaptation of Daniel Clowes’ graphic novel; Clowes wrote the screenplay and Woody Harrelson stars as the title misanthrope, Wilson, who reunites with his ex-wife (Laura Dern) whiel struggling to relate to people. Isabela Amara, Judy Greer and […]

Hodor! Kristain Nairn coming to Baltimore Comic Con – but he needs to leave his guns at home

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As long as we’re talking Baltimore Comic Con — which is only a few short weeks away–and will be held over the Labor Day weekend, Friday Sept. 2-Sunday Sept.4 — it’s just been announced that Game of Thrones actor Kristin “Hodor” Nairn will be attending on Saturday, giving us all a chance to write a […]

Oni hires Dissanayake as Sales Manager

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David Dissanayake has joined Oni as Sales Manager. He fills the position held by Shy Allott, who left as Director of Sales several months ago. Dissanayake joins Oni following two years at Magnetic Press as Director of Sales & Marketing, and he was formerly manager of Mission: Comics & Art, in San Francisco. Statements from the PR […]