The Man reigned over our year, but newcomer Olivia Jaimes made her voice heard.
Welcome to The Beat’s Wednesday Pulse! This series will check in with what’s coming out in comic stores each and every week, offering insight to some of the most anticipated releases on the stands. In the end, we’re hoping to shine a spotlight on things you might not know you’d enjoy… and hope to offer […]
Julie Delporte’s work is raw, and she is still impeccable at laying out an unmappable thought process that feels like a profound journey into the unknown.
The 7th annual Black Comic Book Festival, which took place on January 18-19 at the Schomburg Center in Harlem, was a fierce statement on black representation in comics. Not a plea but an actual boots-on-the-ground, grassroots expression of black creativity, independence, and resiliency. There was an air of hope throughout the festival. Creators of color, […]
Valiant’s Livewire is not just another superhero comic. It’s a contemplation on public perception and identity, where saving innocent lives doesn’t automatically result in widespread acceptance. Vita Ayala, Raúl Allén, and Patricia Martin are not the first creators to tackle this subject, but they are amongst the few to really dig into the personal sufferings […]
The series is the latest addition to Archie’s line of horror comics.
Young Justice fandom still growing strong!
“I tried to…I wanted to be good.”
Get your Chakram ready! Xena: Warrior Princess returns this April in a new ongoing series published by Dynamite. Written by Vita Ayala (Black Panther, Shuri, Wonder Woman, The Wilds) and drawn by newcomer Olympia Sweetman, Xena and Gabrielle investigate a village where kids have uncanny strength. The situation smells of Greek god meddling, but if they […]
A Year of Free Comics – A Haunted House with a Twist in Adam Szym’s Barge
The artist and writer will also be limiting convention appearances and commissions going forward.