Is Ulysses of Marvel’s upcoming mini-series “Cool Ranch” or “New Zesty Nacho cheese” flavored?


So far Marvel has teased that a brand new inhuman, Ulysses will be the catalyst to unlocking the conflict behind Civil War II–but through a brand new interview with Blastr, writer Al Ewing (The Ultimates) unveiled a new mystery; is Ulysses of the newly announced Civil War II: Ulysses mini-series “Cool Ranch” or “New Zesty Nacho cheese” […]

After Six Issues, Spider-Man could be shifted to a Bi-Monthly comic


There might a bit of a scheduling snafu over at Marvel with the publisher’s Spider-Man ongoing series featuring Miles Morales in the starring role. Writer Brian Michael Bendis (House of M) took to twitter to explain why the series has been late, stating that Miles Morales co-creator Sara Pichelli (Spider-Men) needs more time than a week to […]

Comic Book Renaissance Man Kaare Kyle Andrews Creates, Writes, Draws, Colors and Owns Renato Jones: The One% (Interview)

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Artist Kaare Kyle Andrews achieved a monumental accomplishment in the space of comics in 2014, he wrote, drew, and colored 12 issues of Iron Fist: The Living Weapon. Afterwords, the artist sought to take his own brand and publish it himself via Image Comics. Andrews is continuing his legacy as a comic book renaissance man with […]

Witness the insanity of Scooby Apocalypse #1 (Preview)


Like the rest of the internet, I have a curiosity about the upcoming Scooby Apocalypse comic book that cannot be satiated by simply looking at preview artwork or giggling at precarious convention panels and interviews–I need to know what this thing is actually about in advance of the May 25 release date. So far, we […]

Darby Pop seeks out new Talent in Breaking Into Comics: Women of Darby Pop


Ever wanted to work in the medium of comics? From now to May 13, you could make your dreams a reality by sending in a submission to Darby Pop’s Breaking Into Comics: Women of Darby Pop competition. The publisher is looking for both scripts and artwork containing one women from the following titles: Indestructible, City: The Mind in […]



If you are anything like me, chances are good that you missed out on the bulk of the last crossover event, Marvel Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill. The latest crossover has a sort of looney premise that involves S.H.I.E.L.D. finding a mutant in control of a cosmic cube to trap super villains into a society […]

Neil Degrasse Tyson departs GUARDIANS OF INFINITY plus new teasers and art from Marvel Comics


Here’s an interesting one– Marvel publishing’s Guardians of Infinity #8, a comic book that was supposed to be written by Dan Abnett (Aquaman) and drawn by Carlo Baberi (Thunderbolts) with an additional story from Neil Degrasse Tyson (StarTalk) has changed creative teams for the second tale. Horror film directors Jen and Sylvia Sosk (American Mary) […]

Unite the Five? Lion Forge announces VOLTRON: LEGENDARY DEFENDER comic book


You guys know there’s a brand new Voltron show coming to Netflix right? It’s coming to the streaming service June 10th– there’s a trailer for it and everything! Dreamworks and Lion Forge have just announced a comic book based on the five robots who team up to make an even bigger robot with a giant […]

After two years of development, Lanzing, Kelly and To launch BOOM! Studios’ JOYRIDE into space (Interview)


April 20th is a date years in the making – the day Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing (Grayson) and Marcus To (Hacktivist) are launching their very first creator-owned series: Joyride. They aren’t tackling the series alone either, the three creators are joined by colorist Irma Kniivila (Captain Canuck). The Beat interviewed Kelly two years ago in advance of […]

DC and BOOM! Merge Steed and Mrs. Peel with Batman for a Digital-First Series


DC has been combining all sorts of strange characters from old television shows with the Batman ’66 Adam West in the publisher’s digital-first offerings on Comixology and later on in print. In the tradition of Green Hornet and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. comes a pairing with The Avengers. No, not those Avengers, Steed and Mrs. Peel […]