Murder Ballads is one of the comics sert to make a splash this spring: a mini seres by Gabe Soria and Paul Reinwand that will have an accompanying album by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. The story is about a record label owner who finds two brothers who make amazing blues music. Auerbach’s album […]
Anya Davidson’s ‘Band for Life’ is one of the boldest graphic novels of the year, an eye splitting trip into the lives of am indie punk rock band and their misadventures. Call it Josie and the Pussycats for the post-iTunes generation. Here Davidson talks about her own music tastes and band as well as the history of the strip and her use of color.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Punk Rock Comic-Con
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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 Marvel.com, 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.