NYCC ’15: Miracle on Artist Alley as Winsor & Newton Blesses Creators with Hundreds of Free Markers

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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 […]

Harley Quinn inspires new Hot Topic clothing collection (+giveaway!)

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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 […]

See 17 minutes of Guardians of the Galaxy footage in IMAX 3D free

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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 […]

Celebrate Dynamite’s 10th Anniversary with a FREE copy of Uncanny #1…and 1500 half-price digital comics

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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.”

Beat Friday Giveaway: Win a Nokia Lumia 920 and a Zod mask!

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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.