NYCC’16 LIVEBLOG: Our Exclusive Live Look at DC Comics Rebirth’s Future!


Good morning, everyone!  We are here live at the DC Universe Rebirth– What’s Next panel, where DC talent including Amanda Connor, Jimmy Palmiotti, Juan Ferreya, Ben Percy, Christopher Priest, Greg Rucka, Rob Venditti, and Josh Williamson will tell us about the upcoming books and storylines stemming from the DC Rebirth lineup.  The moderator for today […]

NYCC’16 Liveblog: Get the Latest on Diana from the WONDER WOMAN 75th ANNIVERSARY PANEL


We are live at the DC Comics Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Panel, bringing you the latest news from the festivities.   Guests at the panel include Cat Staggs,  Marc Andreyko, Greg Rucka, Shea Fontana, Jose Luis Garcia Lopez, Jill Thompson, and Yannick Paquette.  Jeff Parker, Cat Staggs, and Marc Andreyko have an announcement.  BATMAN 66 […]

How to get your portfolio reviewed by major editors at NYCC ’16


Aspiring comic artists in the New York City area: dust off your portfolio. You can get your work reviewed by major editorial talent at NYCC today and tomorrow. You can also check out the new Wacom MobileStudioPro and win a Wacom Bamboo Spark.

NYCC’16 LIVEBLOG: Celebrate 50 Years of Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER with Ta-Nehisi Coates!


 Hey all, we’re live at New York Comic Con at the Black Panther 50th Anniversary panel with panelists Ta-Nehisi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze, Christopher Priest, Axel Alonso, Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC, James Igelheart (Genie in the current Broadway adaptation of Aladdin), and Don McGregor. When asked what drew them to Black Panther as a character, […]

Madefire Gets Another $6.5M in Funding and Launches Virtual Reality Comics App


You remember Madefire?  They do the “Motion Book” not-quite-animated comics (I highly recommend Milk for the Ugly) and power the in-house digital comics sites for several publishers.  And they been busy little beavers in the time leading up to NYCC. First up, TechCrunch reports Madefire has received a $6.5M Series B funding round (that’s Venture […]

NYCC 2016 Day One Round-Up

  Wondering what was going on yesterday as New York Comicon launched its 2016 edition?  Here are all The Beat’s links for yesterday in one place: :01 Collecting Cucumber Quest Webcomic for Print NYCC ’16: Titan to release (re)ASSIGNMENT under their Hard Case Crime imprint NYCC ’16: Watch Jay Anacleto’s timelapse video for his IRON […]

NYCC’16 LIVEBLOG: The Insider Scoop on ICv2’s Super Secret Industry White Paper!


Phew!  Busy Thursday afternoon.  We’re here live at the ICv2 White Cup bringing you the latest from the annual industry event that features in depth sales chat and more.  There are four speakers at this event and for the next two hours, I’ll be liveblogging all the news for your eager eyes. First up is […]