Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 8/28/15: Free comics by Lemire, Mignola, Snyder and Jock

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§ I don’t often run Kickstarter checks, but I see Mike Dawson’s Rules for Dating my Daughter kickstarter is nearly fully funded after only a few days! Granted it was a pretty modest goal, but I’m glad to see a book of indie non fiction comics get this much support. Also, Mike, I told ya: […]

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The Guardians Family Welcomes an Infinite Amount of Heroes

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Marvel is mixing up the publishing line with the surprise addition of another book in the Guardians of The Galaxy family: Guardians of Infinity. ComicBook.com broke the news. Previous Guardians author Dan Abnett is returning to the franchise with an art team including Marvel star Carlo Barberi on art. The roster includes new and old Guardians favorites: Drax, Rocket Raccoon, […]

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Marvel has entered into talks with Mads Mikkelsen to join Doctor Strange

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I seem to recall a few years back that Marvel Studios was really hot on getting Mads Mikkelsen on-board with one of their productions, to the point where he was cast as Malekith in Thor: The Dark World, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts with the then-debuting Hannibal. Given what Christopher Eccleston […]

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Coming Attractions: Marvel Announces Graphic Novels for Early 2016!

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Civil War Box Set! (Shipping three months after Christmas. Yeah, it ties in with the movie, but why not offer it for Christmas? Has Marvel solved their movie backlist problem? Do the reprints/tie-ins sell? Is there a Batman Effect for Marvel’s MCU?) Color Deadpool! Color Civil War! Deadpool Omnibus! (which starts in the middle?) Marvel […]

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First Second announces Science Comics line

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“Applied comics” — using the words and pictures combination for education and non fiction — is a growing field, especially as comics become more accepted in educational uses. And First Sceond is going all in with a new line of Science Comics that launches with three books: Dinosaurs (MK Reed and Joe Flood; Spring 2016) Coral Reefs […]

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Check Out Who’ll Be Fighting Whom in “Captain America: Civil War”

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Some big news came out of Marvel Studios today as they unveiled some concept art from next year’s Captain America: Civil War.  The art confirms the members of each side in the film’s hero on hero war and gives us some new information about the movie’s major players. Of note is Agent 13 Sharon Carter, who made her […]

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Black Mask goes on Comixology and Kindle

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  Add Blask Mask to the list of publishers who will be available on both ComiXology  and Amazon’s Kindle Store. Starting today you can read titles such as We Can Never Go Home, Godkiller, Space Riders, Ballistic, The Disciples and upcoming titles  Young Terrorists and Sinatoro by Grant Morrison and Vanesa del Rey.  Black Mask launched a […]

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Khary Randolph labels this year’s NYCC and Super Week exclusive Brooklyn Defender IPA

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New York Comic Con has made a tradition of its annual exclusive beer and here’s this year’s 2015 Brooklyn Defender IPA, with a label of the beer’s eponymous superhero by Khary Randolph.

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Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez’s Work on the DC Style Guide is the Coolest Thing You’ll See Today

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Ever wondered what the exact Pantone shade of Batman’s cowl is (circa 1980)?  How about Superman’s skin?  Or perhaps what parts, exactly, are visible in Wonder Woman’s invisible jet?  Well look no further, because legendary DC artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez has you covered.  He posted the 1982 DC Comics Style Guide on his Facebook page today. The Style […]

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Kangaroo Visits the Stately Beat Manor Staff Pull for 8/26/15

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After restoring our collective brain patterns from last week’s insane Podcorn visitation, the men and women hand selected by the government to write the world’s premiere comic book news website, The Beat, sought a nap. A new member of the team known as Frank Oliver aligned himself amongst our ranks, and after some comic book […]

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