The Beat is paneling at Keystone! Don’t miss out!
The 10th Anniversary Edition of the Lonch beach show is this weekend, and The Beat will be there.
Heidi MacDonald moderates Statix Press: Bringing the Best of the World’s Comics to a U.S. Audience on Thursday, July 19 at SDCC
I’ll be journeying to my ancestral homeland in this weekend to East Side Mags in Montclair, NJ. IT should be a lively talk with the super smart Joan Hilty and Martha Donato on hand to be quizzed by The Beat. You can find more about the event here, but here’s the log line. C3 Presents: […]
SPX (Small Press Expo) is this weekend! I’m on a bus to SPX right this minute! SO excited – maybe because I’ve had the equivalent of five cups of canned coffee in the last four hours. There is too much wonderful going on at SPX to encapsulate in a single post, but you can see […]
Well, we’ve made if through TCAF and like the seasoned campaigners they are, Brigid Alverson and Erica Friedman decamped for home before dawn even broke, leaving Deb Aoki and Heidi MacDonald to eat the last croissants and ketchup potato chips and perhaps enjoy an impromptu mimosa with the leftover bottle of rose. As we wrap things […]
Recorded live and uncensored, girls gone wild style in hotel room at TCAF! The podcast has gained TWO special guests! Librarian superstars Robin Brenner and Eva Volin join Brigid Alverson, Erica Friedman, Deb Aoki and Heidi MacDonald we talk about all our doings at TCAF during the day including the importance of the queer themes […]
Welcome back to episode 2 of Four Women in a Hotel Rooms At TCAF starring myself, Erica Friedman, Deb Aoki and Brigid Alverson. After some confusion over our differing bedtimes, we got up bright and early this morning and assembled our thoughts. In this episode: Brigid talks about the panels on the infrastructure of […]
by Nancy Powell The Comics Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald moderated a Thursday evening panel discussion on the state-of-state of comics journalism, featuring Megan Purdy of Women Write About Comics, Brett Schenker of Graphic Policy and Mark Stack of Comics Bulletin. What they had to say about the challenges of writing against the backdrop of media […]
Brandon and Alex have a frank discussion about the state of comics journalism.