The Beat chats with Pat McHale, creator of the Cartoon Network miniseries “Over The Garden Wall” and writer of the 4-issue limited series at BOOM.
Team Beat, a group of the world’s most elite comic book reading/writing forces assembled in the Stately Beat Staff Manor to deliver The Beat — the world’s premiere comic book website. Recently, Marvel and DC characters from decades past have found themselves wandering through the manner including Bessie the Hellcow, Ruby Tuesday, Vibe, Prez and […]
Over the past few weeks, BOOM Studios has made a bevy of announcements to drum up excitement for their San Diego showings. It’s their tenth anniversary, and they’re celebrating in style. First off, Grant Morrison will be writing Klaus, which is what Morrison describes as “Santa Claus: Year One.” He’ll be working with artist Dan Mora […]
Recently, James Tynion IV announced Cognetic, a new three issue limited series to be published by BOOM Studios. Described as the spiritual successor to last year’s breakout hit Memetic and the second in a trilogy of post-apocalyptic stories, Tynion describes Cognetic as a “psychic Die Hard.” The plot is kicked off by a being that takes control of […]
When I was a kid, I wasn’t as well versed in pop culture as I am now. Thus, I missed out on Beetlejuice and Michael Keaton’s stint as the Batman. My first experience seeing him in theaters was in his role as washed up actor Riggan Thomson in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Best Picture winning Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue […]
Note: The distribution numbers used below are estimates, not hard sales numbers. They’re accurate to the trends, but take the exact unit measurements with a small grain of salt. Recently, Comichron released Diamond distribution numbers for May 2015. To little astonishment at the feat but some awe at the scale, Marvel’s Secret Wars #1 took the […]
One of the big critical darlings of last year, Lumberjanes is a fabulous comic series written by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis, with art by Brooke Allen and co-created by BOOM! Studios editor Shannon Watters. For those unfamiliar, it follows a group of young women spending the summer at scout camp, where they encounter supernatural […]
WOW! Forbidden Planet in New York City, one of the oldest and best comics retailers in the country, has an amazing amount of events planned this week! First off, on New Comics Wednesday: Dan Slott and Chris Miskiewicz will be signing from 6 PM until…? Then, on Thursday, the 30th, things get really interesting! Words […]