Over the years that I’ve contributed for The Beat, I’ve gotten to preview some pretty-interesting projects in the making, as well as talk to their equally-interesting creators. A little more than two years ago, I had a phone interview with two women who called themselves the “Gibbs Girls.” They were working on a steam-punk inspired comic that takes place at the dawn of the 20th century and during the Industrial Age. The story followed a female, African American inventor named Ada Turner who creates the first flying machine. Last week, the Gibbs Girls reached out and informed me that the comic had finally come out.
Published by Titan Comics, Tank Girl Full Color Classics 1988-1989 #1 celebrates the 30th anniversary of the tank loving and mutant kangaroo dating female outlaw. Though they were first released in “glorious” black and white by writer Alan Martin and artist Jamie Hewlett, these re-released classics now are in full color, fulfilling how its creators would have loved to see them 30-years ago.
We’ve got four preview pages of Exterminator 17 from Angoulême-winner Enki Bilal.
Charles Soule and Ron Garney’s Daredevil has achieved a milestone 600th issue and you better believe we have something to say about it in this week’s Marvel Rundown! Plus, we check in on a new Ghost Rider series catching up with Johnny Blaze and involving some of the elements from the ongoing Doctor Strange event. Plus, […]
Following the announcement of two additional Justice League titles and several panels, DC Comics kicked off another panel Saturday afternoon at WonderCon 2018 with DC UNIVERSE. The panel included DC Sales and Marketing Manager, Blake Kobashigawa as the moderator with talent including Joshua Williamson (The Flash), Mitch Gerads (Mister Miracle), Shawna & Julie Benson (Batgirl and […]
Fans of the series will be happy to learn Titan Comics has confirmed they will release an oversized edition of the book this fall.
Writer and comics creator Rich Tommaso is known for his anthropomorphic spy-thriller series Spy Seal and his horror-based series She Wolf, both reflecting the 1970s and 1980s crime and horror movies that have influenced him. Dry County, totted as “The EVERYMAN Crime Series,” is one of Rich’s newest projects among others. This first comic, published […]
We’ve got three preview pages of French comic 2021: Lost Children, described as “Escape from New York meets the X-Men.”
In August 2017, ComicMix launched their Kickstarter for Mine!, a comics collection benefiting health services organization Planned Parenthood. Mine! features contributions from Eisner-Award winners and nominees to independent creators and up-and-coming artists, aimed at celebrating freedom and choice, and to help dispel myths and misconceptions about sex, gender and reproductive health. Fortunately, the Kickstarter was […]
We wrap up Statix Week at The Beat with a series announcement for Serge Lehman’s Season of the Snake and five-page preview.