I know some of you will find this frightening, but it’s that time of the year and it’s vaguely the point. No, I’m not running for public office and governor hasn’t contacted me about being appointed to the Senate… yet. It’s worse. I have side gig writing a series of horror detective stories under the […]
UK publisher/figure maker Eaglemoss is running a big contest for Alien Day tomorrow and running through the premiere of Alien: Covenant on May 19th, it’s a sweepstakes with more than 200 prizes, including five Grand Prizes of an Official Alien & Predator Figurine Collection subscription from Eaglemoss. Details, pictures of prizes and more below. Ten First Prize […]
In recent years, more teachers and librarians are finally recognizing the educational appeal of comic-books. Yes, we the fans have known of their artistry, their (mostly) great writing, and the sheer enjoyment they illicit, but for many other adults, it still seems like a “nonsense medium.” Perhaps for this reason it is why places like […]
Last week some of our most elite staffers that contribute to The Beat found themselves in an impossible situation. When our entire team worked on apprehending Spider-Man rogue Mysterio, he suddenly opened a portal to a brand new comic book world — one very familiar to those who are acquainted to the work of Jack Kirby…that’s […]
Author Chuck Palahniuk talks about comics, bringing Fight Club 2 to life, and we exclusively debut the variant cover to issue six.
One of the hottest promos at MoCCA was the Pantheon flyer for this fall’s new Charles Burns GN, X’ed OUT, and we’ve sneakily scanned it in to give you a sneak peak. The cover is a direct homage to this famed Tintin tale: A theme echoed in the interior. (Click for larger version.) X’ed OUT […]
[NOTE: Some copy was left out of the original version of this story due to a posting error; the entire story is now posted.] It’s been no secret over the last year that Steve Geppi, the owner of Diamond Comics Distribution, has had some money problems on his other business ventures, including Gemstone, his now-dormant […]
The New York Times profiles president of production at Warners, Jeff Robinov, painting him as the heir apparent to Alan Horn as he finds new ways to do business at the studio. The piece looks at his recent takeover of DC’s operations: Driven by its need to replace Harry Potter, not to mention the continued […]