Comic-Con International, the nonprofit that puts on the San Diego Comic-Con, started mailing out badges last year, as they instituted RFID technology and other measures to prevent counterfeiting and black markets sales. This year, I even got my badge mailed to me! In a cute little box. So of course I made an unboxing video. […]
For some reason, there’s just something powerful about stories that focus on what happens to champions after they vanish into obscurity.
“She’s allowed to simply be, and so doing, has become all the more inspirational for it.”
Jughead (Chip Zdarsky, Ryan North, Erica Henderson, and Derek Charm) is up for the Eisner for Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17) and the award for Best Humor Publication.
“I’ve also got kids. They’re also living in a time of incredible upheaval that could turn out fine, or turn into bloody disaster.”
In the week leading up to the 2017 Will Eisner Awards voting deadline this Friday, the Comics Beat will feature a series of “For Your Consideration” posts highlighting a number of the nominees as a celebration of their well-deserved acknowledgement. We’ll feature some never-before-seen behind the scenes content and some of the books’ gorgeous interiors. […]
“The true mark of a great holiday special is one that can cut through the forced smiles that accompany holiday stories and create a genuine sense of pathos.”
We at Comics Beat are simply in love with Sonny Liew’s The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, which is up for six Eisner Awards this year including best new graphic album, best writer/artist, best U.S. edition of international material (Asia), best colouring, best lettering, and best publication design.
A fascinating, multifacted gem of a comic that is up for the Eisner Award for Best Reality Based Work. The book’s creator, Box Brown, is up for the Best Writer/Artist award.
The Beat begins its highlight of a selection of this year’s Eisner nominees!