Ever since her debut novel in 1993, author Sherrilyn Kenyon has been hard at work behind the keyboard. With her current series of books including The Dark Hunters, The League, Nevermore, Deadman’s Cross, Chronicles of Nick, and Lords of Avalon, she currently has more than seventy-million books in print, all in numerous genres and forms […]
Rejection. It happens to us all, but no one talks about it. A trending hashtag on Twitter changed that. See what these seven authors, writers and artists had to say about facing rejection.
Writer Jordan Clark talks about creating his mini-comic about the Black experience in America with artist Ahmara Smith, what it means to be an ally, and how we can do a better job of meeting the moment.
Unable to wait for the start of San Diego Comic-Con, DC Collectibles has just announced new additions to their ever-growing library of figurines and statues. Headlining this news are three statues to be released based off the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures’ Aquaman film. Each one will be based off the actors’ portrayal of the comic book characters; Jason Momoa’s Aquaman, Amber Heard’s Mera, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II’s Black Manta. Each will be done in great detail and stand at 12” tall. They are expected to hit store shelves November 2018, a month before the movie’s December 21st release date.
Their unique look isn’t the only reason why Volante pieces sell. They are made to be durable and able to withstand the daily rigors of wear and tear. As Willow herself put it, Volante Design’s goal is to “make practical, wearable clothing that makes you feel badass.
Webtoon announces the return of their popular “Digital Creator” contest with a Grand Prize Payday totaling $80K for best story.
InterGalactiCon is the brainchild of former Playstation and DEF CON EXEC Steve “Captain” Kirk, who The Beat interviewed last month. When asked the reason for creating InterGalactiCon, Steve had said, “We wanted to design this as an experience. Something broad like Comic-Con can be, but more accessible and more-easy to get into. More space and easier to interact with your friends.” InterGalactiCon has been Steve’s passion project for more than sixteen-months now, consuming his days and nights with planning.
Though the announcement to test-sell comics may come as a surprise to many, in some ways it does make sense as the company has had some past-experience when it comes to printed media. Up until 2004, bookseller Barnes & Noble had control of Gamestop, after which the latter became its own company.
The new variant cover features art by regular series artist Leinil Francis Yu.
How do we make comic conventions better and prepare for the future of this growing cultural phenomenon? A team of researchers hopes to find out.