Legal Tussle: Marvel’s Perlmutter claims tennis lawsuit foe may have stolen Donald Trump’s DNA


As you know, we’re a little obsessed with secretive Marvel chairman Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter here, probably because he is so darned secretive. And for a while we’ve been reporting on the crazy lawsuit involving Ike’s Florida neighbor, Harold Peerenboom, who lives in the same super swanky West Palm Beach FL condo development. The details of […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 8/10/16: What happened next will astound you – “Mysterious caller” wants to return missing comics


§ Important reading: Maki Naro drew this informativecomic about the Zika virus for Fusion explaining how it disproportionately affects the poor. § Here at The Beat, there is nothing we love more than a juicy Day 2 story, as in, something made the headlines, but here’s what really happened next. Such is the case with […]

Oni hires Dissanayake as Sales Manager


David Dissanayake has joined Oni as Sales Manager. He fills the position held by Shy Allott, who left as Director of Sales several months ago. Dissanayake joins Oni following two years at Magnetic Press as Director of Sales & Marketing, and he was formerly manager of Mission: Comics & Art, in San Francisco. Statements from the PR […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 8/8/16: $85,000 worth of comics stolen from Tampa Bay Comic Con


§ Nice Art: A Kickstarter for a reprint of Trina Robbins adaptation of Sax Rohmer’s Dope is currently running. It’s nearly at its goal but let’s push it over this fine Monday morning, what say? We had the baby in the CAR on the 405! No, joke. Easiest birth we've had. #itsagirl #ParkerPryde #BornOnThe405 A […]

That 1-Ton Captain America statue gets an official Brooklyn welcome next week before moving on to Bed, Bath and Beyond


  That 13-foot high 1-ton solid Bronze Captain America statue will be unveiled in Prospect Park Brooklyn next week on Wednesday, August 10, from 1-3 pm. Later that night, Captain America: Civil War will be shown as part of Propect Park’s “A Summer Movie Under the Stars” program. A very nice day! The dedication ceremony will […]