EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Benjamin Frisch makes his graphic novel debut with THE FUN FAMILY

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Cartoonist Benjamin Frisch makes his graphic novel debut this summer with THE FUN FAMILY, a subversive look at the underbelly of the All-American family through the prism of Family Circus-esque Sunday morning comic strips. Frisch presents a surreal deconstruction of modern parenting, childhood nostalgia, and good old American narcissism. The book, which goes on sale […]

Help Wanted: IDW is hiring an editor

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IDW is hiring a full editor to work in their groovy San Diego office. Previous experience required and no telecommuting. Here’s the job listing: Editor, IDW Publishing IDW Publishing is seeking an experienced Editor to support the Chief Creative Officer. This is a full-time position located in our San Diego, CA offices. Essential job responsibilities […]

Idw and Craig Yoe launch new imprint. Yoe Brow with

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  Craig Yoe is a prolific compiler of old comics collections, published through the Yoe Books imprint at IDW, but he’s adding a new line: Yoe Brow, a line of more deluxe art books focusing on contemporary artists. The line launches with Inks, Drinks, and Catfinks: The Custom Cartoon Art of Shawn Dickinson, which showcases the artist’s […]

Visual Virtuoso Vassilis Gogtzilas preps the Universe for THE BIGGEST BANG #1 (Interview)

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The Beat already got the writer’s perspective on IDW’s upcoming mini-series and follow-up to The Bigger Bang aptly titled The Biggest Bang, but now we would like to present something out of the ordinary: the artist’s perspective. The series, written by D.J. Kirkbride (Amelia Cole and the Unknown World) and drawn by Vassilis Gogtzilas (The Adventures of […]

Wondercon’16: IDW Plans to Publish a Plethora of Books

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By Nicholas Eskey San Diego publisher IDW have grown steadily beyond their beginnings of comics. Though comics are still their main focus, the company in recent years has expanded beyond that and into other forms of entertainment. At this year’s Wondercon, IDW Entertainment represented by Dirk Wood, Vice Present of Marketing,  David Hedgecock, Managing Editor, […]

WonderCon’16: Friday Morning Preview and visit from Mayor Eric Garcetti

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By Nicholas Eskey During the tail end of last year’s Wonder Con, it was announced that the convention which had spent the last three years in Anaheim would instead next be hosted by the city of Los Angeles. The change was for a simple reason; the Anaheim convention center already had another event booked for […]

Exclusive Preview: D.J. Kirkbride Unleashes a “cosmic stench of death” in THE BIGGEST BANG

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Author D.J. Kirkbride (Amelia Cole) had a chance to explore subversive cosmic humor in the pages of The Bigger Bang from IDW in 2014. Kirkbride alongside Vassilis Gogtzilas (The Adventures of Augusta Wind) has gotten the chance to explore that same brand of absurdist cosmic comic book humor once again in 2016 with The Biggest Bang, […]

March Book 3 cover and pub date revealed

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The third volume of the March Trilogy, Rep. John Lewis’s personal story of the Civil Righs movement, will be out this August it was revealed today, along with the cover. Written by Lewis and Andrew Aydin with art by Nate POwell, the first two books of March have already become comcis classics and the third […]