The folks behind the Black Kickstarter campaign are back with two new projects. Now operating under the the “Black [AF]” franchise title (which is likely more conducive to trademarking), the original graphic novel Black [AF]: America’s Sweetheart will arrive in time for Black History Month and the mini-series Black [AF]: Widows and Orphans follows in April. Official PR follows: Having […]
This was the first drawing of Hellboy. pic.twitter.com/Njto2eR1aX — Mike Mignola (@artofmmignola) January 11, 2018 § Nice Art: From the archives, the first concept of Hellboy, including vulture. § Artist Chris Visions is undergoing a cornea transplant following the loss of vision in one eye. Newsarama has the news but Visions has more about his struggle […]
With Local Comic Shop Day looming on Saturday (11/18), Black Mask Studios has announced a set of limited edition items for the event, including limited edition hardcovers of 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank, Black and Young Terrorists. Official PR follows: (Los Angeles, CA) On Saturday, November 18th, Black Mask Studios will release six limited edition items to […]
The collected edition of Black, is out this week, and it remains, as it was when it first hit Kickstarter, a torn from the headlines story with a provocative premise: “In a world that already hates and fears them—what if only black people had superpowers?” Writer Kwanza Osajyefo, designer Tim Smith 3 and artist Jamal Igle (aided […]
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!