Now THIS is how you market to expand comics readership. In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Gene Luen Yang and Panda Express have teamed to give away a brand new comic featuring The Green Turtle — the first Asian American superhero and star of the acclaimed graphic novel The Shadow Hero.
Hey Elite Beat readers, as a thank you for your continued attention you’re among the first to get a crack at seeing an exclusive Behind-the-Scenes look and film footage from War for the Planet of The Apes, a new film in the Ape-tastic series debuting next July. Mo-Cap genius Andy Serkis, director MATT REEVES and Producer DYLAN CLARK […]
When the lights in New York Comic Con 2015’s Artist Alley dimmed low on Sunday, everyone thought that party was over. As it turns out, the celebration was just getting started. While artists packed their bags, Winsor & Newton, a prestigious art supply company in attendance the show, decided to give away their entire leftover stock of pigment markers to […]
Fandom-inspired fashion certainly isn’t going anywhere; gone are the days of unisex, potato-sack tees as companies like WeLoveFine, Hot Topic and other retailers capitalize on the craze. The latest launch from Hot Topic is one of the most fandom-specific ones I’ve seen. It actually all revolves around a single character: Harley Quinn. And we have […]
You know the first time I saw the Guardians of the Galaxy footage with the Blue Swede ooga-chuckkas it was so fresh and amazing. And now I’ve seen umpty zillion trailers and posters and this and that and all and I’m bored already. =( But that’s how ya gotta sell an unknown quantity in this […]
Dynamite Comics is 10 years old in 2014, and to celebrate they have 1500 comics at half price on Comixology – the sale ends tonight so hurry over now.
But in the meantime here’s a FREE copy of Uncanny #1 by Andy Diggle and Aaron Campbell. We had a brief chat with Dynamite president Nick Barrucci about what he has planned for the anniversary year, and there’s a lot, including more of the Gold Key line that launched with a bang with Turok, Dinosaur Hunter. Up next, Magnus Robot Righter by Fred Van Lente, and Frank Barbiere’s Doctor Solar. And “theGold Key Phase Two will appear later in the year.”
Hey peeps, I guess it’s just contest week here at the Beat. This time the nice folks at Universal are offering a 2 Guns package that includes: · $25 Visa Gift Card to see the film · 2 Guns T-Shirt · 2 Guns Hat Total value: $45 It is unlikely that you will look […]
When we bravely went to the MAN OF STEEL World Premiere and star-studded after party earlier this week, sponsored by Nokia, it wasn’t just to bring you on the scene coverage, oh no. It was so we could offer Beat Readers a free smart phone. PLUS A ZOD MASK. We all know you are desperate to win a Zod mask, so please keep reading.
Today sees the release of Demon Knights #20 from DC, written by Robert Venditti and drawn by Bernard Chang. And Chang is so excited about the book that he’s set up a competition for fans — with the 20 winners each receiving one of his 20 pages of original art from the book. Steve Morris http://stardarkcity.wordpress.com/