The 2018 Toronto Comic Arts Festival continues to roll out the news, with the announcement that this year will have two full days of programing for young readers. The kids’ program is moving to the Forrest Hills Ballroom at the Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, which features seating for 200, plus spaces for crafts and activities […]
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” I’m a sucker for a semi-doomed/complicated romance…”
This Wednesday in Batgirl #11, the “Son of Penguin” arc reaches its dramatic conclusion! Ethan has it out for dear old daddy Cobblepot (shudder), and he’s assembled a mind-controlled mob to take the Penguin down. can Barbara free the minds of this murderous flash mob before it’s too late? Check out the Comics Beat’s exclusive preview […]
Many an artist of the comic, graphic novel, and manga format will cringe when the respective writer they work with asks for the dreaded “action scene.” Perhaps more confusing than the rendering of hands, the action scene can easily confound any veteran artist; Do I go for a side-profile view, or over the shoulder? Is […]
If you’re like me, you have a soft spot for comics featuring animals. Maybe it’s a throwback to my first set of plastic Noah’s Ark creatures. Maybe it’s my collective unconscious memory of Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Anyway if you share this interest, you will like these free Nature comics, produced by “Channel Thirteen” […]
Alex Lu sits down with the BATGIRL team to discuss Barbara’s journey abroad!
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 […]
2016 is the year of Hope Larson.
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.