SDCC 2016: DC Collectibles Round-Up – The Rise of the Wonder Woman!

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By Nicholas Eskey I didn’t need to attend this year’s DC Collectibles’ Press Room to know that this is an exciting year for both DC Entertainment and DC Collectibles. I did attend, though, so I could get up close with some live merchandise (and free food of course). Though the jury is still out critically […]

SDCC ’16: “Serenity” Soars Again in New Series from Chris Roberson and Georges Jeanty

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Dark Horse’s partnership with Joss Whedon has been a long and productive one, releasing Seasons 8 onwards for the much-loved TV series Buffy The Vampire Slayer as well as new creator-made work from Whedon and various collaborators. Amongst the various Whedon-related comics which we’ve seen over the years has been one of his most short-lived […]

SDCC ’16: DC Showcase Supergirl Preview Art by Emanuela Lupacchino and Brian Ching

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At DC’s All-Access panel earlier today, the publisher showed off some preview artwork for their new Supergirl series, finally launching into an ongoing once more, as part of the ‘Rebirth’ line. Supergirl: Rebirth is by the artistic team of Emanuela Lupacchino, Ray McCarthy, and Michael Atiyah. Due out in August, here’s a coloured preview of […]

SDCC ’16: ComiXology Release Con-Exclusive Titles to their Unlimited Service

Not everything that happens to Comic-Con happens AT Comic-Con, as evidenced by the news announcement just passed across to The Beat by ComiXology’s Chip Mosher. This year saw ComiXology launch “ComiXology Unlimited”, a subscription service which allows readers to keep up with digital copies of their favourite comics. And, with SDCC here, they’ve decided to […]

SDCC ’16: The Tomb of Apocalypse isn’t in Egypt – it’s in San Diego

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by Davey Nieves San Diego Comic Con International 2016 is now officially on! Thousands will pass through the hallowed convention floor clamouring for poster tubes, pins, pictures of cosplayers, and maybe even comics. The Beat was privileged enough to get an invite to check out 20th Century Fox’s “Tomb of Apocalypse” survival room booth on […]

SDCC’16: Watchtower Wednesday: Preview Night, the Next Day

It’s 5:30 AM here in New York City, but only 2:30 AM in San Diego, which means that Bar-Con is approaching closing time. As our stalwart staff slumbers, recharging for our first full day of coverage, a skeleton crew remains in New York City and other locales to bring you up-to-the-minute (or hour) information! So… […]

SDCC ’16: Steve Orlando and Jakub Rebelka go epic for “Namesake”

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Steve Orlando and Jakub Rebelka will be the creative team for a new limited series over at KaBoom! comics this October, as they pair up for a four-issue story called Namesake. Billed as being Orlando’s only original series coming out in 2016, this is the story of Jordan, a young man who embarks on a quest […]