E3 2016: The Year of Comic Book Video Gaming

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Keep your Master Chiefs, bearded Kratos, fancy flux capacitor powered hardware. E3 2016 had one of the best line ups for those of us who love big comic book experiences in gaming. Batman, Spider-Man, Walking Dead just to name a few. Here’s the games based on comic book characters we’re most excited for from E3 2016: Spider-Man […]

WonderCon’16: Friday Morning Preview and visit from Mayor Eric Garcetti

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By Nicholas Eskey During the tail end of last year’s Wonder Con, it was announced that the convention which had spent the last three years in Anaheim would instead next be hosted by the city of Los Angeles. The change was for a simple reason; the Anaheim convention center already had another event booked for […]

Civil War Comes to Lego Today

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With Marvel Studios Civil War just around the corner, Lego Marvel’s Avengers game released their own versions of the characters we’ll see in the film. This add on content is free for fans who own the game. Included in the pack are new versions of Captain America, Iron Man, War Machine, Winter Soldier, Scarlet Witch, […]

Toy Fair 2016: Lego Star Wars, Marvel Civil War and Ghostbusters sets revealed

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Ah Toy Fair, a riot of plastic, wood, metal, resin and MAGIC! As usual, The Beat pounded the halls of the JAvits Center and beyodnd to bring you only the FRESHEST toys and playthings. The day started at 7 am with the Lego event. As that time of day there isn’t much to remember but […]

NYCC’15: Thursday Photos!

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After that, it was down to the DC exhibition! First stop, Graphitti’s booth, to check out the new special editions! Then I walked over to the big display… lots of movie props and costumes! After that, I hit the show floor, hoping to get the big booths out of the way before things got really […]

SDCC ’15: DC Comics Meets Lego Arts

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By Nick Eskey “Lego” is the toy that let’s allows kids and adult to build from premade manuals, or to create out of their imaginations. Complete miniature sized cities, even worlds, can be made. But what about a something larger than life?   Nathan Sawaya is the artist behind the nationwide touring exhibit “The Art […]

What?!? When!?!: Your Updated Comics Cinema Calendar, June 2015 Edition

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We’re halfway through both the actual calendar, and the Summer blockbuster season (which started in May).  Even though it feels like a Friday night at the video store circa 1990, there have been some amazing movies released so far. Dinosaurs are battling robots for box office supremacy, and Pixar is once again at the front […]

What?!? When!?!: Your Updated Comics Cinema Calendar, FCBD 2015 Edition

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Oh man… I’ve got stuff to report on C2E2, Free Comic Book Day is fast approaching, and, of course, Age of Ultron is hitting theaters this Thursday… Maybe I should build some robot minions to help out. Maybe I’ll open source it, so others can improve on my designs! What could go wrong, right? Here’s the […]