A packed room was in attendance on Friday afternoon at NYCC to listed to comics legends John Byrne and Walter Simonson sat down to talk about their love for comics uber-legend Jack Kirby, in celebration of what would have been the King’s 100th birthday. I’m just going to step out of the way and let John […]
The other day I received an email from comics historian and artist Jim Amash on behalf of inker Terry Austin to alert people that a mailer sent out by retailer Joseph Koch wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. The mailer, part of which you can see above, claimed that this Saturday at their […]
Dark Horse appears to be increasing their list of titles at a gradual but steady pace, with some laudable caution but what seems to be a specific agenda to build on their successes rather than simply allowing those successes to maintain their reputation over time. Many readers have been following the publisher’s works since their […]
For those who don’t herd sacred cows, Tucker Stone’s weekly comcis reviews at TCJ are always worth a read, but especially because you might miss things like him highlighting a panel of a happy space toilet from a recent issue of THE HIGH WAYS by John Byrne.
When IDW recently announced their massive sales numbers for My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, one of our commenters wondered if there would be a “Mars Attacks My Little Pony”. Guess what? Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the […]