SDCC ’16: DC’s All-Access Panel Offers Change for the DC Universe


Yesterday at San Diego, DC Comics offered another ‘All Access’ look at the current landscape of their comics. With all the goodwill being built by Rebirth and what’s yet to come, the panel proved to be an interesting conversation about where what DC have coming. On the panel were Renae De Liz, Hope Larson, Steve […]

The Beat Annual Creator Survey Part 3: The year of diversity


Here’s the third part of our annual creator survey with a varied look from people in all aspects of the business from creators to publishers to journalists. As always, buried among the answers you will find a bunch of news items for the sharp eyed and also some preview art. In case you haven’t noticed, our panel certainly did: 2015 was the year diversity broke around the comics industry, although much, much, much more needs to be done. Read on to see what our our respondents thought about the year past and what they have coming for 2016.

Woot! Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock team for Compass South


Talk about a dream team: Hope Larson, author of the Wrinkle in Time GN adaptation and her own outstanding books Mercury and many more, is teaming with Rebecca Mock, the gif maestro and illustrator, for a new two book series aimed at middle grade readers. The first, Compass South, comes out June 2016 and deals […]

Interview: Hope Larson on Adapting A Wrinkle in Time

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Hope Larson is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist, an Eisner-award winning cartoonist, and the writer & director of Got A Girl’s music video for “Live Too Fast.” Her graphic novel adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic sci-fi/fantasy tale A Wrinkle in Time is out this week in paperback.

Thought Bubble 2013’s Guest Line Up So Far – 10 girls, 11 guys


Thought Bubble 2013 have announced a second list of guests for their convention this year, which, I notice, means the convention has a brilliant gender parity. Of the 21 guests so far announced, 10 are female!

Preview: Who is AC? by Hope Larson and Tintin Pantoja


With 2013 barreling along, it’s time to start looking at some of books that are going to make it a notable year, and here’s one that has flown mostly under the radar until now: Who is AC? by Hope Larson with art by Tintin Pantoja, to be published by Atheneum on April 16th. It’s Larson’s first original GN since Mercury, she she describes it thusly: