Editor’s note Because I’m an idiot I origianlly had David Baldeon’s name as Greg Baldeon. Becuase I like the name Greg I guess. Apologies to this fine gentleman. A few days back Marvel announced the return of Gail Simone with a book starring Domino, the lady mercenary, but the artist’s name was, significantly, not announced. […]
A hitman and a housewife mysterious switch bodies. That’s the concept behind Crosswind, the first trade paperback of which is due out February 28th. Official PR follows: Superstar creators Gail Simone (Red Sonja, Secret Six) and Cat Staggs (Wonder Woman ‘77, Smallville Season 11) will release CROSSWIND, VOL. 1 from Image Comics this February. CROSSWIND is in development […]
Well well well. After getting her big break into writing comics at Marvel in the early aughts with a great run on Deadpool, Gail Simone has returned to the house after a loooong absence, with a new Domino book with covers by Greg Land and Frank ‘Armata. Simone hasn’t been at Marvel for a long […]
A white-hot inferno of a comics flame war is blazing on social media right now and everyone has to take a side to preserve life as we know it.
It’s been 45-years since Red Sonja and her iconic chainmail bikini first graced comic book pages. The sword-wielding fighter was first seen in the 1973 issue of Conan the Barbarian #23 by Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith. Dynamite Comics began publishing Red Sonja in 2005, with writer Gail Simone joining in 2013 to spearhead a […]
By Andrea Ayres What does the future of comics look like? If Image Comics has anything to say about it’s a little dark, a little funny, and hopefully always new. Cat Staggs (Crosswind), Gail Simone (Crosswind), Doug Wagner (Plastic), Megan Hutchison (Rockstars) and Joe Harris (Rockstars) joined one another in a lively discussion about what […]
Hey Wonder Woman, you just rewrote the books on what female centered superhero films can do, so what are you doing for an encore? Howabout teaming up with a big sexist lug of a barbarian?
In the week leading up to the 2017 Will Eisner Awards voting deadline this Friday, the Comics Beat will feature a series of “For Your Consideration” posts highlighting a number of the nominees as a celebration of their well-deserved acknowledgement. We’ll feature some never-before-seen behind the scenes content and some of the books’ gorgeous interiors. We encourage […]
Alex Lu and Kyle Pinion review Wonder Woman’s special one-shot!
Certain writers have a knack for capturing the voice of their own gender, then there are some who’ve mastered character voice altogether. No one is a better example of this than writer Gail Simone. Whether it was the warrior of Wonder Woman or the dweeb that is Millhouse, Simone is probably the best of the […]