Marvel’s “Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet – Part Two” video has new “Beast With It” track by Prodigy of Mobb Deep, featuring Mark the Beast


Marvel continues to go all-in with the Black Panther marketing today debuting the second in a series of videos featuring the comic, commentary by writer and the latest hip hop sounds. Today’s video, “Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet – Part Two” includes a brand new track, “Beast With It” by Prodigy of Mobb […]

Alan Moore’s Secret Q&A Cult Exposed! Part II: You’ll Gasp When You See What He Told Them!!!

His Celestial Self

By Anne M Kletcha Deep in the grubby sump of one of those so-called ‘Social Media’ sites, there is a clump of aging comics fanboys called The Really Very Serious Alan Moore Scholars’ Group, known to its sad and lonely adherents as TRVSAMSG. When they’re not annotating everything in sight, or calling down ancient evils […]

31 Days of Halloween: Doomed, the perfect soundtrack


If you’re looking fror spooky music to make your Halloween party a screaming success, do what we do at Stately Beat Manor, abd turn on Soma FM’s Doomed, a compilation of music from Coil, Fieds of the Nephelim, In Slaughter Natives, Jerry Goldsmith and the like. Halloween  is every day there but its even better […]

When Titans Clash! Jim Henson vs Stan Lee in Epic Rap Battles of History!


That’s right! Two titans from your childhood face off in one of the most popular of YouTube channels! It’s Stan Lee (Lloyd “EpicLLOYD” Ahlquist) vs Jim Henson (Peter “Nice Peter” Shukoff) in another Epic Rap Battle of History! How nasty will it get? Who will win? It’s not who you think…  

Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment to co-produce The Fifth Beatle


Okay one more comics-to-movies announcement for the day, and this one is pretty unsurprising—ever since Tony-winning producer Vivek J. Tiwary wrote The Fifth Beatle, a powerful biography of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, it seemed destined for the big screen. With outstanding art by Andrew Robinson and Kyle Baker, the book is not only an Eisner […]

Lale Westvind has made a crazy and amazing video for Lightning Bolt’s “The Metal East”


Lightning Bolt is the much loved noise band fronted by Brian Chippendale, who is also a cartoonist and fort Thunder alum. They have a new album out and are touring right now. Live shows are notoriously loud and energetic so be forewarned. Lale Westvind is an Ignatz Award winning cartoonist of such books as Hot […]

Faith No More is back, and their first single is ‘Superhero’


90s nostalgia, baby! Faith No More, a seminal MTV band that had great success with the whole hip hop/metal thing before hip hop won, is back with their first album in 17 years, since 1997’s Album of the Year. But a new studio album, Sol Invictus drops on May 19th, and the first single has just debuted on, because a) bassist Bill Gould is a big Kirby/Silver Surfer fan (chatted with in link by Ryan Penagos) and b) the debut single is called “Superhero” and Marvel publishes Superhero comics.