Things to Do: Kansas City Comic Fans Can Catch Cook, Conner, Kindt, and Hester at a Special Planet Comicon Q&A


Planet Comicon has been the one of most loved cons of the Kansas City area for 17 years and this weekend will be one for the books. Sure you can meet Nolan North and Troy Baker who voice Nathan and Sam in the epic Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. Yes, Stan Lee will be at the […]

Valiant going all in at C2E2 with panels, parties, beverages


The major convention circuit kicks off next week (!!!) with C2E2 in Chicago, and Valiant is going in in a big way with convention-only exclusives, signings, programming, panels, and the debut of the ARCHER & ARMSTRONG AMERICAN PALE ALE with Arcade Brewery.  Some highlights: § TA&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1 C2E2 EXCLUSIVE VARIANT […]

NYCC ’15: “Using Tumblr to Sell Your Ideas” Liveblog


We’re live at the “Using Tumblr to Sell Your Ideas” panel.  Our panelists include Ghost Rider writer Felipe Smith, My Little Pony artist Katie Cook, and The Wicked + the Divine writer Kieron Gillen.  You can even submit questions to their blog [but not anymore…the past has passed…-ed.]. General Information If someone steals content you originally posted […]

Marvel unveils Women of Marvel Variant Covers


When Marvel announced Girl Comics four years ago it unleashed a firestorm of outrage (just check out the comments if you care in the link). Now they are announcing a whole month of variant covers by female artists and everyone thinks it’s A-OK! Because suddenly women read comics.

NYCC ’13: Comixology offers signings and giveaways


  Free stuff and signings with Doug Braithwaite, Larry Hama and more! Take comics further this New York Comic Con 2013 at the comiXology booth (#1928) with a host of exclusive giveaways, signings, offers and panels happening all convention long.  ComiXology has produced in conjunction with Image Comics, IDW Publishing and Valiant a series […]

The Beat Comic Reviews for 28/11/12: My Little Pony and Hellblazer, together at last!


This week saw a number of big comic releases from Marvel and DC, but who cares when this was the week My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #1 came out? PONIES, you guys! Ponies all over the place. This week I’ll be reviewing My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #1, Hellblazer #297, Gambit #6 and Masks […]

Pre-Orders for ‘My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’ are gigantic; great news


I imagine that most people read articles about comic book sales in a darkened room, in a enclosed and private space – perhaps curtained off – so nobody can see their shame. But comics sales aren’t just for predicting cancellations – in the case of IDW’s forthcoming My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the sales […]