Asaf Hanuka’s webcomic The Realist has been running for years with a mix of withering self deprecation, family foibles and the occasional dark realities of life in Tel Aviv. As caustic as it can be, it’s also a humane and insightful look at how we process life internally and externally. It’s also funny as hell and […]
Boom! Studios first panel of Wondercon 2017 may not have been filled with ground shaking announcements, but what it lacked in fancy headlines it more than made up for with a dais of its most innovative creators currently making eye-opening comics. The group consisted of : Delilah S. Dawson (Ladycastle), president of publishing Filip Sablik, editor-in-chief […]
Periodically (pun intended), it’s useful to take a look at where the sales of a publisher’s titles are clustered. It helps widen the picture of how things are going. The idea is to break the sales chart into 10K slices. While it’s not particularly insightful to compare DC and Marvel to most of the independent […]
Periodically (pun intended), it’s useful to take a look at where the sales of a publisher’s titles are clustered. It helps widen the picture of how things are going. Things get a little different when you get into the independent comics world. The sales tend to be clustered in a subset of shops, with high […]
Hello from Compton California. February kicks off with a week in comics which didn’t see the dam of debut comics drown the village, but we managed to bring you a pair things worth talking about this week in ONE OR DONE. PLANET OF THE APES / GREEN LANTERN #1 ($3.99) Story: Robbie Thompson, Justin […]
Hello everyone! This week’s big number #1 is the battle of two big toy chest franchises. Justice League/Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1 Story: Tom Taylor Art: Stephen Byrne Letters: Deron Bennett Cover: Karl Kerschl Publisher: DC Comics,Boom Studios! Justice League/Power Rangers is the second in a series of crossovers between […]
Does KLAUS bring tidings of joy, or is the series full of coal?
When I was a kid, I wasn’t as well versed in pop culture as I am now. Thus, I missed out on Beetlejuice and Michael Keaton’s stint as the Batman. My first experience seeing him in theaters was in his role as washed up actor Riggan Thomson in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Best Picture winning Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue […]
Note: The distribution numbers used below are estimates, not hard sales numbers. They’re accurate to the trends, but take the exact unit measurements with a small grain of salt. Recently, Comichron released Diamond distribution numbers for May 2015. To little astonishment at the feat but some awe at the scale, Marvel’s Secret Wars #1 took the […]
Comics Beat snuck a peek of some exhibitors on the floor before the opening of Wondercon and this is what we saw.