Amy Chu Kickstarts a Third Volume of ‘Girls Night Out’ [Interview]

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Amy Chu Kickstarts a Third Volume of ‘Girls Night Out’ [Interview]http://ift.tt/PG6Jyd Tweet For the last several years, writer Amy Chu has been a familiar face at comic conventions around the World – just last year I bumped into her at Thought Bubble! Among other things a contributor to The Beat, Amy is perhaps best known […]

MoCCA Award of Excellence Winners announced — and here’s where you can get them

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MoCCA Award of Excellence Winners announced — and here’s where you can get themhttp://ift.tt/PSOIMR Tweet Saturday night at a rockin party at the Socirty of Illustrators, the winners of the 2014 MoCCA Arts Festival Awards of Excellence were announced. Winners were all on sale at the festival and were selected by a jury consisting of […]

MoCCA Award of Excellence Winners announced — and here’s where you can get them

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MoCCA Award of Excellence Winners announced — and here’s where you can get themhttp://ift.tt/PSOIMR Tweet Saturday night at a rockin party at the Socirty of Illustrators, the winners of the 2014 MoCCA Arts Festival Awards of Excellence were announced. Winners were all on sale at the festival and were selected by a jury consisting of […]

Comics sales: some say the world will end in fire, some say in dollar issue bins

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Comics sales: some say the world will end in fire, some say in dollar issue binshttp://ift.tt/1lFROiu Tweet So is the great comics boom over? DC’s New 52 initiative in September 2011 kicked off a boom in comics sales that has seen store sales up significantly, more top selling books from all publishers, and the much-wished […]

Comics sales: some say the world will end in fire, some say in dollar issue bins

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Comics sales: some say the world will end in fire, some say in dollar issue binshttp://ift.tt/1lFROiu Tweet So is the great comics boom over? DC’s New 52 initiative in September 2011 kicked off a boom in comics sales that has seen store sales up significantly, more top selling books from all publishers, and the much-wished […]

Three Days Remain to enter the Dorkly Fan Art Contest

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Three Days Remain to enter the Dorkly Fan Art Contesthttp://ift.tt/1hdLMGH Tweet Dorkly is a sister site of College Humor that offers a lot of comics and gaming-related humor, but in a positive, not mean spirited, way. They’re ramping up a lot of their offerings including launching a a series of events based around nerd-centric gatherings. […]

Three Days Remain to enter the Dorkly Fan Art Contest

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Three Days Remain to enter the Dorkly Fan Art Contesthttp://ift.tt/1hdLMGH Tweet Dorkly is a sister site of College Humor that offers a lot of comics and gaming-related humor, but in a positive, not mean spirited, way. They’re ramping up a lot of their offerings including launching a a series of events based around nerd-centric gatherings. […]

MoCCA Party Poop:

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MoCCA Party Poop:http://ift.tt/1houxwr Tweet Con be damned, it’s MoCCA Time — I’ll be running some previews and debuts througout the day — but here’s all the party poop you need to know about starting tonight. (I know there were a bunch of great events last night as well — On the Scene reports anyone?) FRIDAY […]

MoCCA Party Poop:

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MoCCA Party Poop:http://ift.tt/1houxwr Tweet Con be damned, it’s MoCCA Time — I’ll be running some previews and debuts througout the day — but here’s all the party poop you need to know about starting tonight. (I know there were a bunch of great events last night as well — On the Scene reports anyone?) FRIDAY […]

John Ferguson on Saltire: “He’s Big, He’s Blue, and He’s Ginger” [Interview]

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John Ferguson on Saltire: “He’s Big, He’s Blue, and He’s Ginger” [Interview]http://ift.tt/1jKG7XX Tweet Scotland has been missing some good superheroes recently, and especially giant hulking shirtless ginger ones. Luckily that’s all changed thanks to Saltire, a new character created by writer John Ferguson, who’ll be the star of a series of graphic novels over the […]

John Ferguson on Saltire: “He’s Big, He’s Blue, and He’s Ginger” [Interview]

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John Ferguson on Saltire: “He’s Big, He’s Blue, and He’s Ginger” [Interview]http://ift.tt/1jKG7XX Tweet Scotland has been missing some good superheroes recently, and especially giant hulking shirtless ginger ones. Luckily that’s all changed thanks to Saltire, a new character created by writer John Ferguson, who’ll be the star of a series of graphic novels over the […]

Batman and The Walking Dead top still blah March comics sales

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Batman and The Walking Dead top still blah March comics saleshttp://ift.tt/1fSifgl Tweet Comics sales continued to look anemic in March, with sales down  4.40% in dollars and 9.85% in units over a year ago for year to date. The one positive number was graphic novel sales for the quarter, which were up from last year, […]

Batman and The Walking Dead top still blah March comics sales

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Batman and The Walking Dead top still blah March comics saleshttp://ift.tt/1fSifgl Tweet Comics sales continued to look anemic in March, with sales down  4.40% in dollars and 9.85% in units over a year ago for year to date. The one positive number was graphic novel sales for the quarter, which were up from last year, […]

The Beat MoCCA Festival Dining Guide — 2014 Edition: Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts

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The Beat MoCCA Festival Dining Guide — 2014 Edition: Cauliflower and Brussels Sproutshttp://ift.tt/1oy0pIL Tweet Photo of Kalustyan’s via Five years of MoCCA at the Lexington Armory! We’ve seen a lot of pizza come and go. Although the area surrounding the Armory is both drab and expensive, because of its proximity to the Baruch College campus, […]

A tale of two Kevins: Feige and Tsujihara

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A tale of two Kevins: Feige and Tsujiharahttp://ift.tt/1fRNCHR Tweet The two most powerful people in comics— Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara and Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige—were both the subject of fairly hagiographic profiles recently. The Feige piece in Businessweek was probably the more revelatory, as it offered ACTUAL INFORMATION on the very secretive Marvel […]

A tale of two Kevins: Feige and Tsujihara

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A tale of two Kevins: Feige and Tsujiharahttp://ift.tt/1fRNCHR Tweet The two most powerful people in comics— Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara and Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige—were both the subject of fairly hagiographic profiles recently. The Feige piece in Businessweek was probably the more revelatory, as it offered ACTUAL INFORMATION on the very secretive Marvel […]