Jamal Igle announces Action Lab Entertainment departure


Jamal Igle announced to the press that he has stepped down as Action Lab Entertainment’s Vice President of Marketing. “I am a creator and as such, I’m forced to make my multiple creative endeavors a priority,” Igle said. He started handling PR for Action Lab in November 2013, but Igle stated that he’s working on the next […]

On the Scene: what the New Jersey Comic Expo debut says about the state of comic cons


[Disclosure: I was a guest at the NJCE and participated in the programming so bear that in mind as you read what follows.] Are there too many comic cons? Absolutely. Is there room for one more? Almost certainly. That’s the paradox that I had on my mind as I went out to Edison, NJ for […]

Jamal Igle talks Molly Danger, Supergirl, and overcoming failure


Jamal Igle didn’t expect to receive the support he got when he decided to work on his creator owned project, Molly Danger. Igle raised $50,329 to self publish the first installment of the story about the world’s most powerful 10-year-old girl. Kickstarter comics were booming in 2012, and a lot of industry favorties like Igle were making a lot […]

Ty Templeton is home and has some advice for all of us


The Beat has been reporting over the last few weeks on Ty Templeton’s severe heart attack and I’m pleased to report that he’s home and recovering. In Templeton fashion, he made a comic out of it, but he also revealed the severity of his health issues—he was brought back to life three times and wasn’t […]

NYCC ’13 Panel Recap: From Creator to Consumer


I have a number of panel recaps to write up for you all, so you should expect them to occupy the next few days on the site – and we start with a panel from the ICv2 conference held before the convention opened. Called ‘Comics First!’, the majority of the focus of the conference was […]

MEGA-INTERVIEW: Cliff Galbraith on the Meteoric Rise of the Asbury Park Comicon


If you’ve been following the history of the Asbury Park Comicon, which opened only a year ago in March of 2012, you know it’s been a strange, yet rather astonishing ride, but imagine how much stranger it must be for founder and indie comics creator Cliff Galbraith. What started in a bowling alley turned music […]

NYCC 2012: Kick-Watcher at NYCC


By: Henry Barajas One of the main reasons why I started writing about Kickstarter projects is because I care a lot about independent creators trying to do their own thing.  If you have ever considered making something and putting it out there for the world to judge; a project that will either make or break you […]

Kick-Watcher: Golem and Igle's MOLLY DANGER

By: Henry Barajas The comic books projects on Kickstarter just keeps getting better and better. Here are two projects that I found exceptional and worth advocating. Project: Golem Talent/Project Manager: Hilary Goldstein Days to Go: 22 Goal: $8,000 “Golem is a graphic novel created and written by Hilary Goldstein (that’s me!) with art by Giovanni P. Timpano (G.I. Joe: Infection), […]

Kickstarter alert: Molly Danger by Jamal Igle

There’s a new Kickstarter on the block—well it will be on August 1st that is. Jamal Igle, artist on more DC books that you can shake a stick at, is starting a campaign for Molly Danger, a four book, hardcover graphic album all-ages action adventure series which he describes as “Astroboy meets the Powerpuff Girls”. The project comes with a big price-tag— $45,000. More details: