The exhibit features over 300 pieces on display, including original comic book art and movie props and costumes.
by Jacob Shapiro The internet sure loves muckraking, so when I decided to throw some shade at Marvel for their ComicsPro presentation in Portland last week, Comics Twitter lit me up. Reflecting back on Marvel’s strangely combative tone, I ask myself: why are we all really here at this industry summit? Marvel’s official logic for […]
The Marvel Retailer Panel kicked off at 11 AM on Thursday, directly after the Diamond Retailer Panel. Only retailers were allowed admittance. And me. In attendance from Marvel were editors Nick Lowe, Christina Harrington, Tom Brevoort and writer Charles Soule. Marvel kicked things off right with a showing of the Black Panther trailer. Damn, this movie […]
Hey, did you know this Monday would have been Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday? I hope so! Recently, I had the realization that a number of people I’m close to had read very little of the work from the King of Comics. Keep in mind, I’m 34, and most of my pals are a wee-bit younger, with varying levels of […]
Since last we spoke, the store received its first bit of hate mail, which was nice. As a shop, we had been fairly vocal about our take on Marvel’s big Secret Empire event and how we couldn’t, in good conscience, hand-sell the book to customers. Danica had appeared in a few articles in particular explaining […]
Announced today at ComicsPro, legendary Marvel creator Jim Starlin is teaming up with the equally esteemed Alan Davis for a brand new mini-series focused on Marvel’s hottest property: Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy, a five issue limited series, will be a standalone story centered on Star-Lord and company facing off against the title villain, […]
Titan Comics has revealed they’ll release issue 1 of the fourth “Chapter” (or Volume) of the series: Sky Doll: Sudra.
We might be in the middle of a polar vortex, but it’s not too early to think of next Summer, as more Marvel movies hit the cineplexes, and lots of ancillary titles tie-in hit store shelves! Which of these reprints might hold clues to upcoming movies in the Might MCU? Which are just cool tie-ins? […]
T’is the season for planning for free comics! Diamond has just released information on their 2017 Free Comic Book Day offerings. As is tradition, Marvel and DC are keeping their under wraps for now, as they will be hugely exciting and startling kick-offs to events or new teams or new imprints or new worlds […]
The Comics Beat is live at the New York Comic Con Main Stage and the crowd is wild! It’s not quite Hall H proportions, but the Main Stage is by far the largest panel room at NYCC, which makes it the perfect place to show off Netflix’s and Marvel’s IRON FIST. The followup to the […]