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 […]
The ComicsPRO meeting has wrapped up, but not without presenting its two Industry Appreciation awards. Marvel’s svp of sales and marketing David Gabriel won one and MAD/EC founder Bill Gaines won the second. Two awards are presented annually, one to a living and one posthumously. Gabriel released a statement as follows: I am honored to […]
Some Dark Horse news comics out of the ComicsPRO presentation: • Cullen Bunn and Sergio Dávila are taking over Conan with a new #1, Conan the Slayer, due in July. Lee Bermejo will provide covers, and MArk Schultz does the variant for issue #1. Conan the Slayer #1 Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Sergio Dávila Cover: Lee Bermejo Variant: Mark […]
Dynamite has had a lot of news this week in the busy Toy Fair/ComicsPRo period, including an exciting crossover event the return of two iconic heroes, and a new merchandise line. Here’s a digest version: