Tonight to do: Star Wars: The Art of John Cassaday at Metropolis Gallery

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Star Wars art from the best selling, year best Star Wars #1. The force is strong with this gallery. Metropolis opened earlier this year, and this will be our first time checking it out. They have a Masters f Fantasy show still up as well. Owners Vincent Zurzolo, Jr and Robert Pistella have great access […]

To Do: Comics events for CAB and elsewhere with Kitchen, Sattouf, Griffith and more

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It’s a busy week for comics event in NYC, with Comic Arts Brooklyn this weekend. Here’s the official list of CAB events and some other events taking place from tonight onwards: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 11 AM to 7 PM: Book Sales and Signings Mt. Carmel Gymnasium 13 Havemeyer St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn – Free – Saturday’s […]

Event: SF’s The Isotope Brings Roberta Gregory, Donna Barr, & JH Williams III to the Fans

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By Victor Van Scoit The San Francisco Bay Area has some fantastic comic book shops, with each having its own take for hosting creator events. One such store known for their intimate signings and creative shindigs is The Isotope. They’re hosting two upcoming events this November that, should you live anywhere in Northern California, are worth checking out. […]

To Do: Seth’s “Nothing Lasts” exhibit at Adam Baumgold

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If you know anything of the work of Canadian cartoonist Seth, you know that him giving an exhibit of his art the gloomy title “Nothing Lasts” is quite appropriate. But it should be lovely. Details and a preview here.. Bonus daily showing of Seth’s Dominiom an award winning documentary about the artist by Luc Chamberland that was produced by the National Film Board of Canada.

TO DO: Talk and signing The Art of Alfredo Alcala – Secret Teachings of a Comic Book Master tomorrow at JHU

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Tomorrow night from 6-8 I’ll be doing my first book signing in 20 years! And it’s for the same book! Dover has rereleased The Art of Alfredo Alcala – Secret Teachings of a Comic Book Master in a handsome and affordable new edition. And I’ll be singing it tomorrow, 10/21 at JHU Comics. JHU Comic […]

The Beat Podcasts! New York Comic Con coverage from More To Come

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Brought to you by Publishers Weekly, it’s More To Come, the weekly podcast of comics news, interviews and discussion with Calvin Reid, Kate Fitzsimons and The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. This week, we have a wide array of interviews from and about 2015’s New York Comic Con! More To Come 174: An Interview with NYCC […]

NYCC ’15: Wes Craig on “Deadly Class” – The Process and Perils of a Career with Assassins

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At New York Comic Con last week, The Beat’s Lindsey Morris chatted with Wes Craig about his current comics life – what it’s like to spend your days elbow-deep in teenage assassins, angst, and violence.