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 […]

NYCC 2016: Dark Horse Has Two Aliens Titles in April


Dark Horse has a looooooong history with the Aliens franchise.  How long is looooooong? April’s Aliens: The Original Comics Series Volume 2 is giving the deluxe hardcover treatment to an Aliens series from 1989 and another from 1990.  When those were coming out, writer Mark Verheiden hadn’t yet gotten into film or television – he was best known […]

DC Rebirth Wave 2: Only Three Titles?

Multiple sources are reporting that DC was touting three books as their second wave of Rebirth titles at today’s retailer breakfast: the Bennett/Epting Batwoman title that was announced today, the Orlando/Reis Justice League of America title that was previously announced and… the previously MIA Super Sons? You may recall that Super Sons was announced as […]

:01 is Serializing Spillzone Online


:01 (First Second, if you prefer letters to numbers) likes to serialize their graphic novels online before the print edition is available and their latest serialization is now on line at This YA science fiction adventure about a girl dealing with the aftermath of a mysterious and deadly event (partially inspired by the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone) is […]

NYCC’16 Liveblog: We’re Giving You an All Access Look at DC Comics’ Rebirth!

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Hey again everyone, we’re here live at the DC All-Access Panel to give you the inside scoop at what’s latest and greatest in the secret JLA headquarters! Stay tuned to this page for updates! Panelists include Steve Orlando, Shea Fontana, Marguerite Bennett, Joshua Williamson and representatives from DC’s entertainment and toy lines! DC’s toy line […]

NYCC’16 Liveblog: Why #Artcred is THE Movement In Comics You Should Be Following


Hey everyone, New York Comic Con 2016 is underway!  We are here at the #ArtCred panel to bring you live updates from the panel room as stories break! Panelists include Amy Reeder, David Brothers, Declan Shalvey, Tom King, Jen Bartel, and Caspar Wijngaard.  Check out Elana Levin’s live tweets at @comicsbeatlive on Twitter! Declan stepped […]

Batwoman Gets Her Own Title Back


If you’ve been reading Detective Comics, there’s a possibility you might have thought it *almost* felt like Batwoman was the lead for that first arc.  And if you did, there just might be reason.  Come February, Batwoman is spinning off from Detective into her own title.  James Tynion IV will be co-writing a Batwoman solo two-parter […]