Kwanza Osayjefo’s BLACK , the comic he co-created with Tim Smith 3, is a concept that has succeeded at every possible turn. First, it exploded its Kickstarter campaign–blowing past its original goal of $29,999 to raise nearly 100K. This year it’s popularity has led to not only a spin-off young adult series, but a movie deal […]
Here’s a “comic book gets optioned” story that has a bit more bite than usual. Black by Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3 (with additional art by Khary Randolph and Jamal Igle) has been optioned for a film by Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8, Deadline reports. And as they point out, Black’s story of a world where only African-Americans […]
The comics critic behind the hit YouTube channel is launching a new magazine that you won’t want to miss.
In the week leading up to the 2017 Will Eisner Awards voting deadline this Friday, the Comics Beat will feature a series of “For Your Consideration” posts highlighting a number of the nominees as a celebration of their well-deserved acknowledgement. We’ll feature some never-before-seen behind the scenes content and some of the books’ gorgeous interiors. We encourage […]
We’ve told in the past about Fried Pie, a publisher that specializes in variant covers for books from many publishers. The variants are sold at 2nd & Charles stores, Books-a-million and other outlets. They also put on Fried Pie Con, an in-store event that’s coming up this year on April 15th. Today we have a […]
WE CAN NEVER GO HOME Writer Matt Rosenberg comes on the air to discuss his new projects!
My familiarity with Black Mask is embarrassingly slim, beyond finding myself in love with the covers of books like We Can Never Go Home and Space Riders. But I’m glad to hear the two-year old publisher had a banner year in 2015, with those two aforementioned hits and the one-shot Young Terrorists. It’s great to […]
We talk WE CAN NEVER GO HOME with the author himself!