Graphic novelists Yang and Redniss win MacArthur”genius” grants

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  Two comickers have won MacArthur Fellows grants, commonly known as the “Genius”grants, as announced today: Gene Luen Yang and Lauren Redniss. Along with 21 other winners, Yang and Redniss will receive a $625,000 grant reflecting “their exceptional creativity and potential for future contributions to their fields.” Gene Luen Yang is of course well known for his […]

Marvel news: Monsters Unleashed collection and Champions collectible short box

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With the previews rolling out this week, Marvel has announced a few huge projects but here are the thigns that caught our attention at Stately Beat Manor: Monsters Unleashes, written by Cullen Bunn, is the “mini event” for Marvel early next year and they’re kicking things off with with the MONSTERS UNLEASHED PRELUDE TPB in January, a $34.99 hardcover […]

DC and IDW team for LOVE IS LOVE anthology to honor Orlando shooting victims

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      DC and IDW are teaming up for LOVE IS LOVE, a project spearheaded by writer Marc Andreyko intended to honor the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. The result is an anthology with more than 100 stories and 200 creators on board, with all the proceeds going to victims, survivors, and their families […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 9/21/16: When Ghost Rider burst into flames, one brave family tried to find a fire extinguisher

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§ I guess Ghost Rider appeared on Agents of Shield last night! I didn’t watch it because I was watching the Mets because that’s what I do. But he was in flames! #AgentsofSHIELD was so awesome. They absolutely nailed #GhostRider! Can't wait to see more of him. Season 4 is gonna be one hell of […]

Webcomics in review: Kill 6 Billion Demons – Go Big

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Allison is about to take the next step with her college boyfriend. It’s an already awkward situation, but it is made more so when a horde of demons teleports into her bedroom, kidnaps said boyfriend, and jams a key of immense power into her forehead teleporting her to a strange, terrifying new world. This world […]

LeftField and Crunchyroll team for Anime NYC, a new show

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LeftField Media, the events company behind Awesome Con, Play Fair and more events, is bringing an anime back to NYC in 2017 with the aptly named Anime NYC, with Crunchyroll, the streaming anime service as primary sponsor, and Funimation, Viz and Kinokuniya also aboard. The event will take place November 17-19, 2017 at the Javits […]

Lego Dimensions to get Lego Batman Movie and more in February

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Parents of child gamers and rabid Batman fans, just when you thought your wallets could take a rest… the toys-to-life gaming giant LEGO Dimensions  is about to add to its already galactic sized collection of content. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today revealed details around three highly collectable expansion packs for LEGO Dimensions,  that will be available […]