The holiday gifting time is here and the Beat crew stands ready with some suggestions for the comics lover, comics curious or even comics oblivious – there’s something for everyone out there.
Black Friday is here (with Small business Saturday and Cyber Monday to follow) and a lot of cybersales are running including quite a few at ComiXology which has discounts on Secret Wars, Marvel trades, a Buy One, Get One Free sale on DC and Vertigo, and huge Image sales and MORE. Most sales run until Cyber […]
IT\t’s that tinme of the month, and here’s what AfterShock has coming in February: Rough Riders: Riders on the Storm #1 $3.99 “Great jumping on point! Three years have passed since the Rough Riders last adventure, but when an assassin s bullet takes President William McKinley s life, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt is thrust into […]
Last year an anonymously sourced webpage called Fair Page Rates made some waves by assembling a survey of 60 professionals on who paid what and which publishers were the hardest to work for. The survey was later upped to include 127 answers, still a fairly low sample. The survey was criticized by some for its […]
While everyone knows the band Kiss defined loud music and showmanship for all times, via bassist Gene Simmons they were also pioneers of the whole “comics nerdlebrity” movement – Simmons went to high school with Marv Wolfman and must have picked up a thing or two about comics. Anyway, Kiss is back in a regular […]
January’s US Avenger’s #1 is getting 53 regional variants, including all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and the United Kingdom. The last three were all bigger than any state except Texas, which has a significant number of comics shops, I believe. Marvel released all 50 state variants covers. Some are red, some are blue. No idea […]