Lion Forge, for all their best intentions, has had a hard time finding its voice in the comic book industry. When I first encountered the publisher at smaller conventions about five years ago, their books were promising but nothing different from what BOOM! was doing at the time. I believe I still have one of those […]
Lion Forge is joining the ranks of YA original graphic novel publishers with the “CubHouse” imprint and launching with a trilogy. GLINT will kick off of with GLINT: LOON’S ARMY in February 2019, with the subsequent installments dropping in October 2019 and April 2020. It will be written by Samuel Sattin and Drawn by Ian McGinty. Sattin […]
We’ve been raving about the work of artist Federico Bertolucci, for a while here. As the artist on the LOVE series, published by Magnetic, he captured the natural world with drama, terror and beauty. And on his Little Tails series, also published by Magnetic, is as charming and sweet as LOVE is powerful. Both series […]
One of the most difficult parts of being a high schooler is finding the place where you feel comfortable, where you feel you truly belong. The inherent desire to find a tribe that accepts you is overwhelming, sometimes scary. But when you find the right group of people who make your life worth something, then […]
One of the year’s biggest events is the launch of Catalyst Prime, Lion Forge’s new superhero line. The arrival of a new line of comics created by a diverse line-up of talent behind the page – led by editor Joe Illidge – and with a diverse cast of characters on the page, couldn’t be better timed for today’s comics readers.
§ Nice art: People on my twitter feed were excited by this tweet! So…I’ve illustrated a Star Wars Little Golden Book and it’ll be available in July AHHHHH!!!! https://t.co/BwZQss26BB pic.twitter.com/ySLmQQHbAn — Eren Blanquet Unten (@ErenUnten) April 17, 2017 Heroic Rey and cheerin’ Chewie! Who wouldn’t like that? Artist Eren Unten has done quite a few […]
For those who have always wanted to work in comics, a few opportunities are out there. Webtoon is hiring a Comics Editor, YA & Casual Content job, located in Los Angeles. We are looking for a comics Editor who is a pop culture fanatic with both the creative and logistical chops to source and develop […]
Since it was announced at NYCC, we’ve been learning more about Lion Forge’s new Catalyst Prime superhero universe. The line is debuting on Free Comic Book Day with a one shot intro, Catalyst Prime: The Event by Christopher Priest, Joseph Illidge, Marco Turini and Jessica Kholinne. This will be followed by seven monthly series by the likes of Priest, Joe Casey, Amy Chu, David F. Walker, Brandon Thomas, Alex deCampi, Sheena C. Howard, and Ramon Govea…and many more, all guided by Illidge.
The full line-up of titles for Free Comic Book Day 2017 has just been released, and there will be 38 Silver Sponsor titles in addtion to the 12 Gold Sponsor titles previously announced. Free Comic Book Day will take place on Saturday, May 6th, 2017. Highlights include: secret projects from DC and Marvel, the latter featuring the […]
Sunday Sunday Sunday! Alive but a little delerious, The Comics Beat is sitting in the Jacob Javits Center to bring you the latest news from the Lion Forge panel where the company is slated to make some major announcements about the future of their lineup. Guests at this panel include Rich Johnson (VP of marketing), […]