Two panels. Two vastly different views of Wonder Woman, the movie. All of these women had seen the same film but had experienced it in distinctly different ways.
Today sees the release of the latest issue of Love and Rockets, the alt-comics landmark by the Hernandez Bros. that has inspired and entertained for 35 years. Personally, it’s a series that’s run in the background of my life since I was very, very young. Around the same time I was learning the contemporary line-up of the X-Men, […]
If SpongeBob SquarePants was to end right this second, there would still be no denying the character’s inclusion among the all-time great cartoon characters right up there with the Looney Tunes and so many other classics. Not that any hypothetical scenarios are necessary since the show displays absolutely no sign of slowing down anytime soon. […]
Monday morning we were invited to come by and check out the newest addition to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Burbank. Patty Jenkins blockbuster film which cemented the notion that a woman in top billing of a big summer action film could do business, Wonder Woman, joins the various iconic memorabilia from comics, film, […]
A bizarre setting and questionable policies made everyone from Weird Al to fans change their plans for Fandom Fest.
By Andrea Ayres The strong female archetype is one people have an almost reflexive awareness of, the character of Wonder Woman springs to mind as an obvious example. Movies like Elektra (2005) or Catwoman (2004) exhibit the stereotypical strong female character well. It’s someone who may possess physical strength or agility but that’s about it […]
The Beat sat down with creator Ian Jones-Quartey, known for his work on Adventure Time and Steven Universe, to learn more about the brand new show he’s created for Cartoon Network: OK K.O! Let’s Be Heroes. The show features the titular K.O., who wants to become the world’s greatest hero. 1 .OK K.O. IS A […]
Amazon continues its amazing track record of acclaimed original content with its latest animated series Niko and the Sword of Light available now on Prime Video. Based on the motion graphic comic by Imaginism Studios, Inc., Niko has the distinction of being the first Amazon Original to win an Emmy for the pilot before the […]
2015 saw the debut of a new music festival for the punk rock loving crowd. Featuring headliners such as the Descendents and NOFX, It’s Not Dead was one of the best single days of music one could experience. It may have taken a little bit of time but the festival will be having its sophomore […]
You’re probably as sick of San Diego Comic-Con as we are, but in case you missed any of our podcasts from the show, here’s the definitive guide! First, Brigid Alverson, Deb Aoki and The Beat Herself reunited for “Three Women in a Hotel Room” – a sorta daily podcast of our impressions of the show, […]