The Beat’s marketing reporter Taimur Dar looks at even more issues in last week’s furore: you ask the wrong questions in marketing, you end up with the wrong answers.
Today, the American Library Association released its State of America’s Libraries Report, an annual report released during National Library Week. It’s not easy being a librarian, and it’s gotten even more difficult in the current Zeitgeist of fake news, polarization, and intolerance.
Dark Horse has announced the second volume in their Moebius Library reprint project.
The nominations for the 2017 Glyph awards are out. These awards honor “the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color from the preceding calendar year. While it is not exclusive to black creators, it does strive to honor those who have made the greatest contributions to the comics medium in terms […]
If you somehow missed the Ardian Syaf controversy over the weekend…well, lucky you, But here’s a rundown of what happened. • First the background: Ardian Syaf is a comics artist from Indonesia, whose worked on many titles for DC and Marvel since getting his start in US comics in 2008 on The Dresden Files for […]
Check out some exclusive DC Comics advance solicits from July!
The Fearsome Five have nearly won. With The Flash and Nightwing captured, they’re under threat of losing their special abilities to the highest bidder. Can the rest of the Titans stop this group of dangerous meta-humans before their friends are left powerless? Check out the Comics Beat’s exclusive preview of Titans #10 after the jump! Writer: […]
The Thor movies have been kinda the runt of the Marvel Studios litter, and while the years, I think, have proven kind to the initial Kenneth Branagh-directed entry, they still pale in comparison to the Captain America films or any of the flashier character kick-offs within that same canon. But Thor: Ragnarok is looking to […]
A round-up of the Doctor Who television, comic and convention news. We’ve got comic previews, show announcements and awesome convention cosplay.
It’s the Adventure Time era of indie comics, as quirkily drawn fantasies about cute folks having cute adventures dot the comics landscape. But then there’s Travelogue by Aatmaja Pandya, the kind of sweet, breathless, mysterious, all-heart comic that shows you how it is done. The set-up is pretty simple: Nana is a little wizard, old […]