Numerous outlets are reporting, and the Beat has confirmed, that 12 staffers were laid off yesterday during a restructuring at Lion Forge, a sister company of this website. The one confirmed layoff is editor Greg Tumbarello, who joined the company at the beginning of the year. Although other names have not been released, The Beat […]
Spoiler Warning in Effect — Upgrade Soul‘s only flaw might be that it is too hopeful about mankind, too hopeful about the potential silver lining, faint as it may be, that lies beyond the greed of people. It is a science fiction story in that, even as our elderly protagonists are abused by greedy, delusional […]
Lion Forge’s Caracal imprint, aimed at Middle School readers aged 8-12, has announced plans to publish a trilogy of original graphic novels called The Underfoot by Ben Fisher, Emily S. Whitten, and Michelle Nguyen. The first of the three planned stories will be released in April 2019. The press release describes the first book, subtitled […]
The 10-issue series to be published by Lion Forge is due in April 2019, and it will be a neo-noir story of a photographer who can share the last images captured by the eyes of the dead.
When you see yourself represented in the world, you see your value. Comic books continue to be a home for stories of marginalized groups, but how best to keep the momentum and add more stories and voices? The Diversity and Inclusivity from the Perspective of Libraries, Publishing, Authors in the Industry panel, moderated by Christina […]
Unfolding in total silence, from a script by Wilfrid Lupano, and with absolutely breathtaking art by Grégory Panaccione, A Sea of Love inserts broad strokes into very simple lives by portraying the slapstick, satirical adventures of a fisherman and his wife as they become swept up by the fury of the sea and the wider […]
Gail Simone is back on the capes.
International travel is a lot more complicated than it used to be.
Hmmm… whatever could that mean?
They’ll be launching a new comics/gaming hybrid concept at the convention