The lede got buried a bit in this Washington Post profile of comics’ Royal Couple, Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti. After helping turn Harley Quinn into one of the few consistently read and loved periodical comics – and making Harley a cultural icon along the way – the duo are taking some time off from their […]
As you probably know, the current Valiant is not the first company to have that name. The first Valiant was started by Jim Shooter in the 90s and that’s where most of the original characters originated. The current incarnation of Valiant periodically goes back to reprint those original runs. In November, Valiant’s dropping Ninjak: The Complete […]
At a sunny, informal press breakfast DC unveiled a few details of upcoming Harley Quinn and Batman projects, and Joelle Jones’ cover for Batman #33, her first issue. Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and Paul Dini talked about Harley Quinn, with Dini, co-creator of the character, writing short back-ups for the book in the future. “I’m absolutely […]
This week, Harley Quinn #21 hits store shelves. Harley’s up to some major hijinx, but there are more obstacles facing her than ever. A mysterious foe has kidnapped two of her friends and there are Bat-people on her tail! Check out the Comics Beat’s exclusive preview of the issue after the jump to get a taste of the […]
What is Paperfilms? It’s not really a studio, but not just a loose confederation either. It consists of Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Justin Gray, Paul Mounts, Frank Tieri, Joanne Starer, Dave Johnson, Craig Weeden and Patrick Wedge. You probably got it after the first two names, but they function as a studio as well and you can hire […]
One of Harley Quinn’s original creators Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series) is returning to the character in the pages of her ongoing series. The regular Harley Quinn ongoing writers Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti and the standard art team are staying on the series’ main feature, but Dini, Palmiotti and Bret Blevins (New Mutants) […]
It’s time! The Beat’s Annual Creator Survey is where we look forward to the year to come and reflect a little on what has just passed in comic, with opinions from a wide swath of industry creators, pundits and retailers. This time out, because 2016 was a little rough, I’ve added a question about what inspires our survey takers, because we can all use a little something to feel good about.
Good morning, everyone! We are here live at the DC Universe Rebirth– What’s Next panel, where DC talent including Amanda Connor, Jimmy Palmiotti, Juan Ferreya, Ben Percy, Christopher Priest, Greg Rucka, Rob Venditti, and Josh Williamson will tell us about the upcoming books and storylines stemming from the DC Rebirth lineup. The moderator for today […]
Kyle Pinion and Alex Lu take a cautionary leap into the book that’s already won so many over!