“It’s kind of that pressure of being first generation. You have this many careers to choose from and comics is not one of them.”
The past is filled with unresolved issues, incidents, relationships for most people, and in many ways Tillie Walden’s On A Sunbeam is about moving forward to work on what’s past. It’s apt that this is a science fiction adventure, but while storywise it concerns itself with space travel, time travel is just as crucial to […]
The Beat’s editorial team and contributors present a list of the best comics of the year. Is your favorite here?
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Detective Sweetpea: An all-new all-age graphic novel series from Sara Varon.
In Idle Days, writer Thomas Desaulniers Brousseau and artist Simon Leclerc traverse the connection between personal psychological distress and the ghostly sins of the past, in a backdrop of world-shattering dread that, in many ways, mirror what too many people are probably feeling these days — or at least, believe we are on the brink […]
Jen Wang on combining “a fairy tale and a queer concept that I felt would be really fun to do and would also be something that I could make for a 14-year-old version of myself.”
Why can’t the world just be ruled by cabals of mighty librarian queens? Organizing to create policies, looking out for the marginalized, fighting censorship, advocating for the education and literacy of all – we’d be led into a golden age of knowledge and peace. Or at least that’s the fantasy I conjured after attending my […]
Te rise of kids graphic novels continues as Gina Gagliano leaves First Second to become Publishing Director of a new imprint at RH, Random House Graphic.
Free Comic Book Day 2018 Gold Sponsor Comics I continue reviewing this year’s Free Comic Book Day titles! Today, I showcase the Gold Sponsor comics… these are the twelve titles which all stores get. Many publishers will offer both Gold and Silver comics, using the Gold title to promote an event or launch a new […]
§ Art: Avengers: Infinity War has passed Star Wars The Force Awakens as the biggest opening ever – it long ago passed it as the #1 film franchise – and Kathleen Kennedy was gracious about it. Congratulations, @MarvelStudios and @Avengers: #InfinityWar. pic.twitter.com/PnHfaouOlP — Star Wars (@starwars) May 1, 2018 § May Day! I was trying […]