The #whoagainstguns campaign brings together 40 Doctor Who writers, artists, podcasters, and fans in a campaign to fundraise for organizations fighting against gun violence.
Digital first publisher Comicker Press, whom you may recall from a Kickstarter campaign or winning this year’s Dwayne McDuffie award is taking the next step in their growth: they’re getting print distribution with Baker & Taylor and Emerald Comics Distro. Official PR follows: Comicker Press brings the 2018 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics-nominated […]
San Diego’s Local KPBS Television Broadcasting has led the One Book, One San Diego program for the last 11 years. Each year, one book is chosen among the countless others nominated across the region. By choosing this “one book,” OBOSD’s goal is bring the community of San Diego together by taking part in discussions centered […]
We’ve got three preview pages of French comic 2021: Lost Children, described as “Escape from New York meets the X-Men.”
Last night, February 3rd, IDW Publishing and Media held the official reopening of their own San Diego Comic Art Gallery. It had been reported by The Beat in early of last December that the gallery would be underway for some major changes. Following the end of their 30 Days of Night exhibit, the gallery closed […]
On Friday, February 9, the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco is hosting March: An Evening with Nate Powell from 7-9 PM. Powell, as you may recall, won a National Book Award (along with Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin) for his work on March: A Graphic History of the Civil Rights Movement. Official PR follows: […]
We wrap up Statix Week at The Beat with a series announcement for Serge Lehman’s Season of the Snake and five-page preview.
As you may recall, awhile back the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco lost its lease. (Note: this is an increasingly common thing in San Francisco.) They now have a new lease, just off Ghiradelli Square. In tourist terms, roughly four blocks from Fisherman’s Wharf or three blocks from In ‘n’ Out Burger. Their grand […]
It’s a new year and that means new Comic Book Legal Defense Fund membership artwork. Mike Allred will be the 2018 artwork as you can see on the left. Official details follow: Mike Allred wants you to join CBLDF! The legendary creator of Madman and iZombie created this year’s CBLDF membership art, which is featured on members-only gear including a […]
Marvel continues its nostalgia based publishing strategy with the announcement of a new Exiles book from writer Saladin Ahmed and artist Javier Rodriguez. Ahmed is coming off his well received Black Bolt series. As those who recall that halcyon era of Marvel after a period of creative and financial stagnation and decline, the original Exiles […]