NYCC ’16: Alex Ross Arts is bringing his double decker booth and lots of cool exclusives


When you’re an artist as talented as Alex Ross, you don’t even have to make an appearance to make a splash. Alex Ross Arts is an immensely successful concern, with a huge new display that debuted at SDCC this year, and Ross himself gets to stay home and make more art. Good deal! PS: on a […]

SDCC’16: Disney Announces the First Marvel Ride in California!

GOTGI Disneyland

With the announcement of Star Wars Land last year at the D23 Expo, fans have been wondering… When will Disney start adding new attractions featuring Marvel’s popular characters to their theme parks? Unlike Disney World, Disneyland is not constrained by Universal’s contract with Marvel regarding their Islands of Adventure rides and exclusive use of certain characters. Disneyland […]

SDCC ’16: Wonders, Marvels, and Magic: A Photo Diary of a Saturday in Hall H


While Thursday and Friday’s offerings in the convention center’s biggest exhibit space focused more on television and other areas of interest, it was Saturday where the two 800lb gorillas of SDCC took the spotlight. Saturday’s crowd began to enter the 6,500 seat room around 10 am, with the majority of those early attendees opting to […]

Ego the Living Planet, Ready For Your Closeup?

Ego-the-Living-Planet-from-Marvel-Comics has an exclusive rumor: Sources close to both and production on the film have told us that a fan favorite from the comic books will be making an appearance in the upcoming film: Ego, the Living Planet, is set to appear in Guardians of the Galaxy 2. I’m not surprised. Why? Because I […]

Gift Guide: Marvel Phase Two DVD collection with custom art by Matt Ferguson


Since we’re all giddy over the Marvel Cinematic Universe today, the Amazon Exclusive Marvel Phase Two boxed set drops on Tuesday, December 8, with all new bonus content, film replicas and more. And each film has a new custom disc sleeve from artist Matt Ferguson. Before you get to the art here’s whats $199 buys you:

A Month Of Venturing Into the All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe: Recapping Week Two


Marvel’s landmark Secret Wars event has been beset with repeated delays, but the House of Ideas is moving ahead as scheduled with their full line relaunch, giving birth to the All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe. We at Comics Beat are dedicated to praising great comics, and with so many potential winners out there it can be hard to discern […]

*SATURDAY UPDATE* SDCC ’15 Exclusive Funko Toy Announcements

Dorbz: Marvel - X-Force Deadpool

By: Nick Eskey Hello again toy enthusiasts, and welcome to another installment of San Diego Comic-Con Funko releases! You know Funko, the purveyors of the highly popular POP! series of collectible figurines, who also vow to “cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in love […]

*Sunday UPDATE* SDCC ’15 Exclusive Funko Toy Announcements

Dorbz XL: Guardians of the Galaxy - 6" Mossy Groot

By Nick Eskey Thanks for tuning in geeky guys and gals to this Sunday update of SDCC ’15 Funko toy release. Better known for their “POP!” line, Funko strives to “cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in love with these stories in the first […]