The darkly beautiful fairy tales of manga artist Junko Mizuno will return to comic shelves in early 2017 with an English language edition of Ravina the Witch? from Titan Comics.
Fans of Vertigo Comics and Image Comics recent turn to intelligent SF, here’s another comic you should be checking out: The Solar Grid by Ganzeer. Ganzeer is an Egyptian muralist and graphic designer who was forced to leave his home after being targeted by the current Egyptian regime as a terrorist after he made some […]
Today, CW announced that their digital network, CW Seed, would adapt the story of the classic DC Comics character The Ray in a new animated series called Freedom Fighters: The Ray. The cartoon, executive produced by Arrowverse masterminds Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim, will feature the first gay superhero lead. In addition to his cartoon, The Ray […]
As you know, we’re a little obsessed with secretive Marvel chairman Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter here, probably because he is so darned secretive. And for a while we’ve been reporting on the crazy lawsuit involving Ike’s Florida neighbor, Harold Peerenboom, who lives in the same super swanky West Palm Beach FL condo development. The details of […]
§ Good read: Sarah Glidden, the true journalist of comics, has a long, in depth look at Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. Told you the Nib was killing it. § This piece by Rosie Knight on Harley Quinn’s history is probably the BEST piece on this problematic yet beloved character that I’ve read. Story […]
§ Important reading: Maki Naro drew this informativecomic about the Zika virus for Fusion explaining how it disproportionately affects the poor. § Here at The Beat, there is nothing we love more than a juicy Day 2 story, as in, something made the headlines, but here’s what really happened next. Such is the case with […]
David Dissanayake has joined Oni as Sales Manager. He fills the position held by Shy Allott, who left as Director of Sales several months ago. Dissanayake joins Oni following two years at Magnetic Press as Director of Sales & Marketing, and he was formerly manager of Mission: Comics & Art, in San Francisco. Statements from the PR […]
Welcome back to The Retailer’s View – a shambling look at the comic book industry through the lens of retail. My name is Brandon Schatz, and I am so very tired. Since last we spoke, the store that I co-own had it’s first anniversary, DC took a big swing at (re)generating sales with their Rebirth […]