A new episode of Barrier by Vaughn, Martin and Vicente is up

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  After some delays caused by work on the oversized Walking Dead special, a new chapter of Barrier by Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente  is up, with a pay what you wish model for digital downloads via their Panel Syndicate site. Barrier, a follow-up to their stunning The Private Eye, is a SF tale […]

Weekend reading and preview: The Solar Grid by Ganzeer is a dark, thought provoking piece of SF

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Fans of Vertigo Comics and Image Comics recent turn to intelligent SF, here’s another comic you should be checking out: The Solar Grid by Ganzeer. Ganzeer is an Egyptian muralist and graphic designer who was forced to leave his home after being targeted by the current Egyptian regime as a terrorist after he made some […]

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 […]

Europe Comics and Cinebook come to ComiXology

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If you’ve been craving more amazing Euro-comix in your life. Comixology just made that dream come true. Europe Comics, the collective of French language publishers, and the much-under appreciated Cinebooks, are debuting today on the Comixology platform. You can see the lineup below and there’s some gold in there, both classic and contemporary, from Spirou to The Survivors to XIII.

Edison Rex returns today

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Chris Roberson writes on the return of his Monkeybrain title, Edison Rex with a long delayed issues #17 which can be purchased here:   Well, it’s been two years (!) since the last issue of Edison Rex was released, but the story isn’t over yet. Dennis and I have been busy with other projects, but we’ve […]

LINE Webtoon rolls out Superhero Month with Stan Lee, Heroine Chic and more of Brooklyn’s own superheroes

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LINE Webtoon’s series of theme months continues with July’s “Superheroes” launch. The mobile-based comics platform is rolling out several series including the second comic in the New Brooklyn superhero universe, the return of Heroine Chic, and the debut of The Badguys, winner of the Stan Lee/POW! Entertainment Superhero Comics Contest.

UPDATED: Ch-changes at Stēla: new Stēla Unlimited branding and editor Ryan Yount departs

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UPDATE: A little friend pointed us to this tweet by Mark Waid referring to a story on CBR about Yount’s departure: I'm told this is what happens when your investors suddenly demand creators sign over their rights. Pity. https://t.co/7MxaVGXeH8 via @cbr — Mark Waid (@MarkWaid) June 28, 2016 So…sounds like a LOT of changes are […]