That the personal is political is acknowledged by plenty, but seldom in the way, it’s portrayed in Red Winter. Taking place in 1970s Sweden as the Social Democrats find themselves on the wane, Anneli Furmark focuses this broader trend on a love affair between Siv, married and mother of three, with the much younger Ulrik. […]
It’s fitting that my first new interview since returning to Matt Chats is with Jim Zub, given he is responsible for my position at The Beat. I answered a call for reporters at New York Comic Con six years ago, and spent my time at NYCC covering panels and doing quick interviews with creators. Zub […]
Today we shine our Statix spotlight on Alisik: a ghostly series about life after death.
Marvel has filled its publisher position – vacated when Don Buckley ascended to President – by hiring John Nee, a former DC VP and currently CEO of the company he co-founded, Cryptozoic. Comicbook.com has the news and EIC CB Cebulski confirmed in a tweet. Welcome to Marvel, @johnnee! https://t.co/68oYuaZUjs — C.B. Cebulski (@CBCebulski) January 16, […]
There’s two stories with the Shadowman relaunch: the first one is the “Glow-in-the-Dark Brushed Metal Variant” cover. Which might be actually be something else and would appear to be legitimately rare. The other story is Andy Diggle turning up at Valiant. Diggle’s presence is usually a good thing and if you scroll down past the PR, […]
Yesterday, Big Bang Comics in Dublin, Ireland had a truly epic tweet thread about the state of the comics market in 2017. It’s worth reading the whole thing, but if you don’t have that kind of time on your hands, here are the annotated highlights: As with almost every other retailer who’s been talking about […]
It’s Statix Week at the Beat and we kick things off with an interview with editor Chris Thompson on publishing more European Comics in the US.
Debuting in April from the Skybound imprint at Image is Crude, the story of a former assassin investigating the death of his son and discovering massive corruption at an oil company in the process. You want a preview? No problem, just scroll down. CRUDE Writer: Steve Orlando Artist: Garry Brown Colorist: Lee Loughridge Letterer: Thomas Mauer Synopsis: […]
Looking for a job in comics? Have some experience in Direct Market Retail Sales? Then maybe you’d like to be a Direct Market Sales Representative for Image. They’re hiring. Image Comics is looking to fill a full-time Direct Market Sales Representative position in our Portland, Oregon offices (located in the Montgomery Park building). Direct Market […]
Next week sees the release of the latest installment of the DC/IDW crossover between two of their most iconic franchises, a sequel to the previous big hit 2015-2016 James Tynion and Freddie Williams II collaboration that proved popular enough that it hovered within the Top 25 in Direct Market sales throughout its run and even […]