I guess there’s a Star Wars thing this week? Oh what’s the use. I don’t think I’ve gone 10 minutes without hearing Sar Wars music, seeing Star Wars stars or a Force Awakens trailer for weeks. Like the rest of the world, I had a #StarWarsRewatch over the last week or so starting with the original trilogy and then the prequels, just to get in the mood for the new filme. And I discovered something very alarming.
In case you had forgotten: Two-Night Season Premiere of THE X-FILES: Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, 10:00-11:00 PM ET/7:00-8:00 PM PT, following the NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME; Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT Heidi MacDonald Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, […]
By Victor Van Scoit The San Francisco Bay Area has some fantastic comic book shops, with each having its own take for hosting creator events. One such store known for their intimate signings and creative shindigs is The Isotope. They’re hosting two upcoming events this November that, should you live anywhere in Northern California, are worth checking out. […]
Autograph authenticator Steve Grad has a collection of 100s of Star Wars cards signed by the original cast, and he’s posted a gallery on FB, with more to come. But I think this one by Mark Hamill may be the best one of all. Although these are pretty good, too. More in the link. Heidi […]
It’s July 1st, meaning it’s the day we celebrate the Beat’s birthday and today marks 11 years of daily comics news! It’s a very special day—I even ganked some clip art for the occasion. I was going to write a long essay here about the State of the Blog but frankly, I’m too wiped out […]
There is nothing quite like EternalCon. It’s a throwback comics show with longboxes, cartoonists, wrestlers, Star Trek Cast members, toys and masks…all set in an aviation museum, namely the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, LI. This year’s event expanded quite a bit from last year, and artists alley was set up in the actual museum, so you could wander around and buy a comic from Greg Pak and then look at a Spitfire, or buy some old books while perusing the terrain of Mars. I saw a lot of oddball robotic sculptures dotting the premises and I never figured out of they were part of the con or part of the museum.
Here’s the part where you support your favorite comic book creators almost as much you endorse the films they help make possible. Kelly Sue DeConnick’s husband, Matt Fraction, will be making his first appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers this Thursday, May 21. The other guests on the show include America’s Got Talent’s Heidi Klum, […]
Last night twitter nation became one as never before—from Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato and Gerard Way to millions of Tweets around the world, everyone was obsessed with the optical illusion of what color this dress is:
Last week, a sad story made the rounds about cartoonist Jim Wheelock having all of his comics stolen out of a storage unit in Vermont. It was quite a large and potentially valuable collection that went back to the 60s and in an interview at Seven Days he mourns its loss.
Word on the street is that we’re getting some snow here in the Northeast. NYC may get as much as three feet in a historic snow dump that is expected to last from this morning right on until Wednesday with blizzard-like conditions. We at Stately Beat Manor do not fear […]