Get your Dark Knight III signed at Midtown Comics, but dress warm


      The entire DKIII team of  Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert, and Klaus Janson will be signing the book December 19th at Midtown Comics Downtown  from 4:00pm-6:00pm on Saturday, December 19th. But of course you’ll need to enter a contest to get in line and then dress appropriate for the season: Midtown Comics is […]

Kieron Gillen on Thought Bubble: “This was the biggest one ever, and also the most efficient.”


Oh yeah speaking of Thought Bubble apparently it was amazing and incredible and love and comics flowed like a beacon of light in a dark world of chaos. OR something. Kieron Gillen, sort of a founding patron of the show, has a full length report with playlists and everything. : This was the biggest one […]

The Beat Podcasts! More To Come: Comic Arts Brooklyn Interview Special


Recorded live in New York, 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 episode, More to Come brings you interviews live from the Comic Arts Brooklyn comic arts festival. Heidi interviews comics creator and publisher Brian Chippendale, Leslie […]

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


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


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

Isotope Events

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


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


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 […]