Trade Paperback Staff Picks for the week of 9/30/15

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As much as we here at The Beat love single issues shipping each month, sometimes certain comics and stories tend to get the best of us as we try to keep up with new titles shipping each week. As a result, this week wanted to offer readers some of the best comics content available in […]

Kot and Gorham leave a Dead Drop on the Valiant Universe

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Author Ales Kot and penciller Adam Gorham are entering the Valiant Universe with a four issue mini-series entitled Dead Drop. The story features Archer, X-O Manowar, and more of the Valiant stable of characters. In keeping with the unexpected tone of Kot’s work, each issue follows a different character as they explore a contagion deep within the […]

Reviews: A Murder of Cartoonists

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While we were enjoying Comic Arts Brooklyn this year, my partner Marguerite Van Cook and I took a break from the excitement of promoting our new Fantagraphics Book The Late Child and Other Animals to go across the street to a little coffee bar and have a snack. The young counterperson noted the influx of […]

Image at NYCC: New books from Gillen, McCann, Hickman, Asmus, Fraction, Chaykin, Diggle…..

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Image have yet again taken to the stage at a major convention and revealed a number of high-profile titles, this time offering new books from Kieron Gillen and Ryan Kelly, Andy Diggle and Jock, Jim McCann and Janet K. Lee, as well as a number of other writers and artists. Let’s run through them all, […]