What is a Glacier by Sophie Yanow, Almanac 2017, by Iona Fox & Undocumented, The Architecture of Migrant Detention* by Tings Chak. I read these three comics in the days leading up to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris agreement. The second most polluting country in the world said it wasn’t interested in stopping the walk towards […]
If you follow TCAF showrunner and comics industry savant Chris Butcher on twitter yuo know he’s always in Japan. Always! IS it just to bring back green tea Kit Kats? Well now all of that travel will be even more business savvy: Butcher has just been named consulting editor-at-large for Viz Media, according to an article […]
A settlement has just been annoucned in last May’s a class action suit filed by volunteers at the Emerald City Comic Con, over the lack of payment for their work. You can read more here and here but the bottom line is that ECCC will pay a total of $493,227.84 to those who volunteered. ECCC […]
Yes it is that time! Time for all things San Diego Comic Con to take over our minds and bodies! The Beat will be catching up with the best exclusives ver the next few days but here’s Dark horse’s offerings, all of which will be available at the Dark Horse booth (#2615) for all of SDCC […]
Is Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets going to be the sleeper film of the summer? Starring the captivating duo of Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne, and directed by Luc Besson, it’s based on the beloved series of French comics albums Valérian and Laureline by which debuted all the way back in the 60s. So it’s got that swinging 60s […]
The final issue of the current Wonder Woman run is upon us, Kyle takes a look at how things shake out.
§ Nice Art: Dean Haspiel posted his tribute to the film The Thing, John Carpenter version, of course. It’s part of PRINTED IN BLOOD, a book length tribute to the film with work by many artists. Haspiel writes: Sometimes we take on a job that is too close to our heart and it becomes difficult […]
Are there too many comic cons? Apparently not because John Macaluso, who was the showrunner at Wizard World until about a year ago, is launching his OWN line of shows, Fandemic. The inaugural show will be held Sept. 15-17 in Houston, at the NRG Center. The nerdlebrity A-lists guests are out for this, with Norman Reedus, […]
So, it looks like theme variants are a thing now at Image? This month’s theme is April Fools.
The comics critic behind the hit YouTube channel is launching a new magazine that you won’t want to miss.