A white-hot inferno of a comics flame war is blazing on social media right now and everyone has to take a side to preserve life as we know it.
NYCC exclusive covers as a tradition as old as the con, and Action Lab had one that got a little too hot to handle with this one for a one shot called….Ivan the Pervy Ghost. IVAN THE PERVY GHOST ONE-SHOT Cover Artist: Dan Mendoza Written by: Bryan Seaton & Dan Mendoza Limited to 100 copies […]
As folks make plans for the Labor Day weekend, one activity I’m sure is high on everyone’s list is running out to see Marvel’s Inhumans on IMAX, right on the to do list after changing the kitty litter and cleaning out the microwave, I’m sure. In fact I just checked the 7 pm showing at my local, and if you haven’t made plans, some good seats are available.
Don’t let the headline of this editorial fool you. We here at The Beat DO NOT condone or endorse the acquiring anyone’s intellectual property by illegal means. This is about why Nintendo’s recent SNES Classic pre-order debacle and its track record with possible manufactured scarcity is giving its fans little in the way of alternatives […]
This year, on August the twenty-eighth, comic legend Jack Kirby would have celebrated his one-hundredth birthday. For family and friends, not a day passes that they don’t think of the icon, to whom he was not Jack Kirby or Mr. Kirby, but simply Jack. To Mark Evanier, long-time friend and Jack Kirby historian, these conventions […]
This year, at the end of San Diego Comic-Con, president of Comic-Con International John Rogers was met with a room full of constant noise. The end of show “Talk Back” panel nearly had every chair filled, a line of people already reaching to the back of the wall and around before Rogers had given his […]
Frank Miller had a chat with Vulture’s Abraham Riesman about a new project. Something he describes in terms of being the Superman version of Batman: Year One. It’s a little hard to know what to make of that. Remember, Batman: Year One was not over-the-top. These days we tend to think of Miller in terms of Dark Knight […]
What is an indie comics publisher? NO one seems to have the definitive answer!
After a couple of days of dissembling, defensiveness and saying he did nothing wrong, artist Ardian Syaf has posted an apology/farewell note on his FB page, which is now visible again. As you may recall Syaf surreptitiously put messages referring to an anti-Semitic, anti-Christian organization in the are of X-Men Gold #1. On his FB […]
Returning to Anaheim this is year is the “fan-loved” WonderCon. For those who attended WonderCon last year, the highly-adored comic convention brought to us by none other than Comic-Con International was temporarily held in Los Angeles last year due to scheduling conflicts with the Anaheim Convention Center. To my joy, it has returned to Anaheim […]