For those keeping score, this marks my EIGHTH year as the “Designated Survivor” of Team Beat. [Yeah, I just pictured myself on a Tiger Beat cover. It was not flattering.] This year, I’m going with a simple format. I’ll copy the headlines from various websites, with the link in the headline (the green words below), […]
At a sunny, informal press breakfast DC unveiled a few details of upcoming Harley Quinn and Batman projects, and Joelle Jones’ cover for Batman #33, her first issue. Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and Paul Dini talked about Harley Quinn, with Dini, co-creator of the character, writing short back-ups for the book in the future. “I’m absolutely […]
On preview night of the widely hyped San Diego Comic-Con, DC Collectibles kicked off with a soiree of food, booze, and industry chatter. Some notables on hand were DC’s Jim Fletcher, Kevin Kiniry, and the writers for the newly announced comic book Gotham City Garage Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing, all enjoying festivities and answering […]
There’s no shortage of off-site events at SDCC this year, and USA’s Mr. Robot is back on the ground with a new concept. At a makeshift E Corp bank located at 327 4th Avenue, fans can open an “account” with E Corp, loaded with 20 Ecoin cryptocurrency. The event is open from 11 AM – 7 PM through Saturday and then from 11-4 PM Sunday.
We’re currently in the room for DC’s “Meet the Publishers” panel, where both Dan DiDio and Jim Lee are in the hot seats. We’ll be reporting live with any of the breaking news or pertinent questions that fans may be throwing the way of DC’s top brass in this post-Rebirth/Young Animal/Wildstorm landscape! Dan and Jim […]
Even though there are some great fringe books in the X-Men line with series like Generation X and X-Men Blue, there hasn’t been a flagship title to point too and universally praise. With Marvel introducing a new team of X-Men carrying the Astonishing X-Men name all that could change right here, especially with great talent: Charles Soule […]
We’re here at the Jim Lee spotlight panel! Let’s see what DC’s co-publisher has to say about his career and current work! Should be a fun time! Lee is doing this one solo, as its a spotlight panel. He’ll be doing some live drawing and taking questions. Lee is also expecting his long-time collaborator Scott […]
[Starting the long walk with some Japanese artwork! Check out his manga!] Well, another year has gone by. I’m back at Stately Beat Manor on the Hudson, watching the news feed, feeding the capuchin monkeys [ancestors of New York’s organ grinders], cleaning out the freezer, and holding fort until the Beatrix returns from her sojourn out […]
[Official Press Release] WBTV’S OFFICIAL COMIC-CON BAGS ARE BACK, ALONG WITH EXCLUSIVE COLLECTOR’S PINS FEATURING DC SUPER HEROES (July 14, 2017 – Burbank, CA) – It’s in the bag! Warner Bros. and Comic-Con have joined forces again on the official bags of SDCC 2017, with new, unique versions for fans to enjoy, and this year, […]
Although the detours and sights we see along the way of Valerian are often the most satisfying components, the destination is lackluster.