A Month Of Venturing Into The “DC You”: Week One

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With the New 52 coming to a close this month, and the birth of what is being dubbed in ads as the “DC You” initiative, DC Comics’ more creator focused relaunch of their entire line; I decided to try out every issue released this month by the publisher. As a long-time DC fanatic, this is […]

TGI-FOC // Adventures in Marketing

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Welcome to TGI-FOC, a weekly feature at The Beat about comics on Final Order Cut-Off (FOC) and bits of the retail process that don’t merit a full column. I changed the name, for reasons. It’s a thing now. RECOMMENDATIONS It’s come up recently, so here’s the quick rundown of how I sell and recommend comics. […]

SDCC ’14: Jeff Lemire talks the return of The Legion of Super-Heroes and the end of his Green Arrow run

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By Kyle Pinion While Jeff Lemire has recently been making waves with the announcements of his upcoming The Black Hammer at Dark Horse and Descender at Image, his DC work continues to be amongst the premiere offerings of the publisher. I had a chance to sit down with Lemire to discuss what’s coming from him […]