In conversation: Greg Pak and Bryan Hill on Kingsway West and breaking in to comics

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by Bryan Hill Greg Pak and I actually overlapped at NYU. I first knew him as a filmmaker, from his feature ROBOT STORIES, and then as a comic writer when I jumped into his work with PLANET HULK for Marvel. He’s one of the smartest and nicest fellas working in the business of storytelling and […]

SDCC ’16: Looks like ‘Thor Ragnarok’ Might Visit ‘Planet Hulk’

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Later today there’s going to be a presentation in Hall H (we’ve not heard much from there yet this convention!) from Marvel Studios, in which I’m expecting we’ll see some kind of teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and maybe some new Dr Strange info. But one thing that now seems certain is that we’re going to […]

SDCC ’16: Pak and Bayliss Get Their Kurt Russell on for “Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York”

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If you’re a functioning human being, you have a few basic needs: food, water, and a constant supply of Kurt Russell-related content. Luckily, though, BOOM! Studios have us covered on the third of our daily requirements (two of them if you like eating paper), with the news that Kurt Russell will be teaming up with, […]

Crowdwatch: some deserving Kickstarters from Pak/Miyazawa, Dwyer and also Frogman

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Normally I don’t do Kickstarter columns but so many of them are coming and so many of them are cool, I’m BREAKING WITH TRADITION. § Kieron Dwyer and Todd Rinker are trying to get funding for WEST PORTAL, a new creator owned series about… West Portal is the story of Dexter Allen, a struggling artist […]

Special Edition: NYC announces first guests: Reeder, Claremont, Maleev, and more

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The second Special Edition: NYC comics-only show from ReedPop runs June 6-7 at Pier 94, and ReedPOP has just announced the first guests: Amy Reeder, Chris Claremont, Alex Maleev, Mark Texeira, Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak, Kevin Maguire and Marguerite Bennett. Tickets for the event go on sale Wednesday, February 4 (THAT”S TODAY)  at 12:00 PM EST. Unlike […]

The Beat Annual Creator Survey Part Five: Is Star Wars a guilty pleasure?

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And so we wrap up this year’s with the last round of replies, and if one thing is clear it’s that a lot of  people are looking forward to a new Star Wars movie. Once again, thanks to everyone who took the time from their busy schedules to respond. Previous parts can be read here: Part […]

C2E2: Greg Pak and Victor Ibanez on Storm Solo Series

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It’s happening, hurrah! Marvel have today announced the news that Greg Pak and Victor Ibanez will be the creative team for a Storm ongoing series. Starting this July, the series will see the character take off around the world on a one-woman peacekeeping mission. She’ll be toppling corrupt governments, stopping natural disasters – it sounds […]

Greg Pak Talks Turok and the Lost Art of Dinosaur Hunting [Interview]

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One of Dynamite’s big announcements this year was the imminent revival of their Gold Key Properties – with four titles relaunching as a result. This will see Doctor Spektor, Magnus: Robot Fighter and Solar: Man of the Atom relaunch next year with new creative teams and their own mini-universe. The fourth series announced, with Greg […]

NYCC ’13 The Beat Podcasts! More To Come NYCC Interviews 2

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Straight from the convention booth of Publishers Weekly at New York Comic Con, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In part two of our New York Comic Con interview special, Calvin speaks with Laurence Maslon creator of Superheroes! – both book and PBS […]