For the sixth year in a row, The Beat is proud to present the Comics Industry Person of the Year, as chosen by voters in our annual creator survey: Gene Luen Yang. The the Team of the year: Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell.
The year-long creative “relay race” begins this January
The Comics Beat is live at the DC Comics Meet the Publishers panel here at New York Comic Con. It should be an interesting hour as co-publishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio take the stage to answer pressing questions from fans about their favorite heroes as well as the real world politics that surround the […]
ICV2 has one of its periodic high level chats, this time with DC co-publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, in two parts. They talk about Rebirth, returns, retailers and the future of Vertigo: What is the definition of a Vertigo book now? Lee: It’s the home for stand-alone IP that really focus on genre or […]
It was quite a gathering of comics talent for last night’s Suicide Squad premiere in New York. The crew gathered for the above photo before hand, including many creators who had a hand in various characters from the film. From left to right: Geoff Johns, Jimmy Palmiotti, Misty Lee (in the back), Amanda Conner (wearing […]
Here’s the behind the scenes story of Rebirth, from spoilers to battlelines. Whose side are you on?
§ Nice Art: My Girl a recentish comic by by Sophia Foster-Dimino about dreams and work and life and struggle. Like all off Foster-Dimino’s work its evocative and allusive and rewards contemplation. § A few weeks ago Michael Davis wrote a mild-mannered think piece called Why Are We Still Complaining About Dan DiDio?. This weekend, […]
After the big DC rebirth event, a smaller press conference with Dan Didio, Jim Lee and Geoff Johns was held. I’ll have a longer write up soon but a few key points: — This is a more character based take on the DCU. Johns stressed over that it’s about the characters and they want […]
At LONG LAST, the waiting is over and the party can begin! Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice had its world premiere at a star studded screening at Radio City Music Hall last night, March 20th. All the questions over whether Warner Bros. can establish their own cinematic superhero universe will soon be answered. […]
DC Comics Co-Publisher Dan Didio appeared in an online Q&A with ComicVine. Didio teased a controversial moment taking place in the DC Universe: Rebirth #1 one-shot which kicks off the brand new slate of titles for DC dubbed “Rebirth.” The comic is written by Geoff Johns (Justice League) with art from Ethan Van Sciver (Green […]