31 Days of Halloween: Marvel sets free two Monsters Unleashed tie-ins


Monsters Unleashed is Marvel’s first big event of 2017, with the Avengers, the Champions, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men, the Inhumans and the rest going up against hordes of giant monsters. You’ll need little more than that to sell you on the idea, but it’s written by Cullen Bunn with art by Steve McNiven, Leinil Yu, Adam Kubert, Greg Land and Salvador Larocca.

31 Days of Halloween: The Visitor is a spooky new comic from Mignola, Roberson, Grist and Crabtree


Revealed via a video teaser on THR, The Visitor is a new project from Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Paul Grist and Bill Crabtree coming out next February from Dark Horse. As the teaser reveals, it’s set in WWII and some GIs are finding a spooky something. 

The book is part of the Mignolaverse, an on […]

Cover reveal: Tony Harris covers Animosity #3


AfterShock Comics has provided us with the Tony Harris incentive cover for Animosity #3. Marguierite Bennett and Rafael de Latorre have been crafting a darkly funny SF tale about a girl and her dog trying to find safty in an US that’s been taken over by animals. And not the friendly kind. The regular cover, by […]

31 Days of Halloween: Flying Tiger USA’s Halloween Style is Fierce


I have to admit this one is a little mean. Imagine a cross between Ikea and a dollar store: colorful Euro-styled cups, saucers, yoga gloves, fake moustaches, colored pencil sets, candle holders, umbrellas, iPhone cases and anything else you can imagine, 90% of them priced under $10. All if it with that colorful, slightly wack styling […]

#savepepe – Matt Furie fights to reclaim Pepe the Frog from white supremacists


Speaking of politics, one of the strangest stories this year has been the appropriation of Pepe the Frog as a symbol for white supremacist hate groups. Pepe was created by artist Matt Furie as part of his stoner comedy Boy’s Club, and but as the image spread on 4Chan and Reddit is has been used […]

Nib News: a new strip by Ruben Bolling and an animated series in the works


Regular Beat readers know we’re huge fans of The Nib, the non-fiction comics site run by political cartoonist Matt Bors. You can imagine they’ve had no dearth of fodder in this election campaign. And Ruben Bolling (Tom the Dancing Bug) has just launched a new DAILY strip called “Donald and John” which parodies a certain […]