I came across James McCulloch work by pure happenstance. I was looking at recent Kickstarter activity and noticed Ryan K. Lindsay, someone who I’ve backed several times on the platform, pledged money to The forest, the chair, and those forsaken there. Intrigued by the title I looked at the Kickstarter and was even more interested […]
Death is a multi-faceted subject and German cartoonist Eva Müller’s In The Future We Are Dead gives it the treatment it deserves. Müller comes at the subject from a number of vantage points that range from the intensely personal to the delightfully informational. Her focus is autobiographical, but she makes some interesting creative decisions in her […]
Cowboy Bepop is a pretty seminal part of the history of anime – garnering universal acclaim when it debuted in Japan 20 years ago, it was also a powerful part of a new wave of anime that made a huge impression in the US when it aired on Adult Swim in 2001 – and it […]
We’ve been following the successful Kickstarter campaign of the Latinx graphic memoir La Voz De M.A.Y.O. Tata Rambo for a while. Written by Beat alum Henry Baralas with art by J. Gonzo, it’s a memoir of Barajas’ great-grandfather, Ramon Jaurigue, an activist, WW II veteran and civil rights leader who fought to help the Yaqui people […]
From humble self-made beginnings to big name publishing, Andrew MacLean brings forth an exciting, unique, dark, hilarious epic with the adventure of Norgal, a.k.a. The Head Lopper. I have to say, amidst the usual organized chaos that is the New York Comic Con artist alley, I had a very fun, memorable conversation with MacLean about […]
Less than a week to get your hands on this children’s book!
By Sara Jewell Shivana Sookdeo is a comic artist and designer at Scholastic. She is known for simple, eye-catching visuals paired with thoughtful, quietly dense narratives. Her range is broad and multidisciplinary. Her work has been featured in the Eisner and Ignatz-winning Elements: Fire, Sweaty Palms vol. 2, and Dirty Diamonds 7. She is currently working on a graphic novel, as well as […]
Greg Pak & Jonathan Coulton Fully Fund Latest Kickstarter Campaign!
Pak and Coulton embark on sequel to beloved PRINCESS WHO SAVED HERSELF children’s book
To answer questions received on my super secret social media, yes, I preview played PS4 Spider-Man and we will have impressions in a few days once I get through some fill-in duties on the current Television Critics Association presentations. But I wanted to bring to everyone’s attention the crowdfunding plea from a game that looks […]