The Beat sits down with Fantastic Beast’s Dan Fogler to talk about his comics writing career, the great coming yin/yang union, conspicy theories, and the coming of Brooklyn Gladiator in April.
As a reviewer, I find this comic to be quite good. As a father, I find The Ghosts We Are and the Ghosts We Will Be exceptional and beautiful.
Springing forward drives me a little bananas. It wreaks havoc with my sleep cycle and turns me into a raging, sleep-deprived bear. So, fighting against type here, I’m going to try and bring light and joy into your life. Here’s a look at three crowdfunding projects I think are worth a gander at: 1. Toronto […]
Ley Lines is a project I’ve followed closely since it’s launch in 2014. The mission statement of Kevin Czap & L Nichols, the founders of this quarterly publication is ambitious, Ley Lines (…) is dedicated to exploring the intersection of comics and the various fields of art & culture. In essence, having a dialog between comics and […]
Nice Art § Finding a single artist for this month’s Nice Art feature was extremely difficult. Early in February, #VisibleWomen took twitter by storm and helped showcase the work of phenomenal artist and cartoonist from around the world. Shortly after, another one came up to showcase the work of even more creators #DrawingWhileBlack. I decided to select […]
To end Black History Month, I wish to highlight a recent event held in San Diego, California, home of the world-famous San Diego Comic-Con and of local comics publisher IDW. On February 17th, the augural Black Com!x Day was held at the Malcolm X Library. The organizer for the event, Keithan Jones, is also the […]
The toddler who lives above us enjoys stomping. They stomp here, they stomp there and sometimes, they jump. I’ve thought about being the neighbor who bangs on the ceiling with a mop or writing a note, but it’s probably too soon to become that neighbor. So instead I opt for escaping the apartment. Speaking of […]
It’s always interesting to see creators coming up with new visions or ideas in the horror genre. The past few years have been very good for horror in general with exceptional takes on movies, books and comics. Maya Lemaitre brings forward a variation on the haunted house tropes in Found, a short oversized comic about two […]
On this particular President’s Day I’d like nothing more than to step outside this current reality. Thankfully, fantasy adventure let’s me do exactly that. I’ve located three fantasy comics looking to raise money to help bring their wonderful worlds to life. Now that I have my pot of coffee and an angry cat who keeps […]
— Nice Art § This month’s nice art is by Zane Zlemeša, a Latvian artist whose done some work with Kuš! Comics. Her work has a lot of textures, bold colours, an interesting way to add layers of gray for depth and a unique style. It’s really neat, you can find her work directly at […]