Long Beach Comics Expo takes place NEXT weekend February 17-18 and The Beat herself will be a guest! We’ll also be taking part in the Comic Creator Conference (C3) the previous day. Guests include Cecil Castelucci, Mark Waid, Evan Narcisse, Don McGregor, Dean Haspiel, and, for STRANGER THINGS fans, the king of the hair, Joe Keery. […]
The 2018 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics are now OPEN, and the selection panel has added three people: Jennifer de Guzman, Jamal Igle and Mikki Kendall. Sadly, it has also lost one, as the late Len Wein was also on the committee for the first three years of the award. Just heard the talented Dwayne […]
The Dwayne McDuffie Awards for Diversity in Comics continued to increase in scope this year at the Long Beach Comic Expo. The annual showcase for diversity in comics, named after the late and acclaimed writer had a better turnout than ever before in its third year. The event began with catering and an open bar, […]
MAD Event Management, the organizers of Long Beach Comic Con and Expo, are launching C3 (Comic Creators Conference) at this year’s show. It’s a one day conference aimed at connecting comics professionals and creatives with opportunities in publishing, film, television and beyond. C3 takes place February 17, 2017, the day prior to the opening […]
The other day we mentioned that the hugely popular team behind Harley Quinn of Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti had imposed a sensible signing limit for shows, which makes sense because they are two of the busiest people we know. For instance, Palmiotti is currently running Kickstarter — his ninth—for a standalone graphic novel in […]
The Garden State gets a new comic book show actually about comics.