REVIEW: BATMAN ARKHAM VR, Become the Bat and stub your toe


Believe it or not, there was a time where people were worried Rocksteady’s Batman Arkham Asylum wouldn’t sell. Two million units in the first month answered a lot of questions. While it’s been a slow process, comics in gaming are getting their due. With the arrival of Virtual Reality, it’s only fitting that Rocksteady brings […]

Review: Two tiny books with big differences between them


Nicolas by Pascal Girard This is a deceptively simple book that takes slices from the life of creator Pascal Girard’s life that all revolve around his younger brother, who died as a child. Girard’s cartooning takes form in simple scrawls, but the childlike renderings hint at the young man who lives inside Girard and has since […]

Preview Review: The DOCTOR STRANGE movie turns the VFX dial up to eleven


Heidi MacDonald: A 15 minute preview of The Doctor Strange movie, which opens November 4th, was shown around the globe tonight. I caught it down the street at my local. I can’t do those second by second breakdowns so I’ll just give my impressions. The footage was sort of like an expanded trailer, but with lots more […]

NYCC’16 LIVEBLOG: Meet Jim Lee and Dan DiDio, Co-Publishers of DC Comics!


The Comics Beat is live at the DC Comics Meet the Publishers panel here at New York Comic Con.  It should be an interesting hour as co-publishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio take the stage to answer pressing questions from fans about their favorite heroes as well as the real world politics that surround the […]