I love Copra, I found the first compendium while browsing in Toronto’s excellent shop The Beguiling years ago and you could tell pretty quickly this was special. So many things contribute to this, the art of course, the colours, the way Fiffe construct action sequences, how he explores his own interests as an artist, how […]
The holiday gifting time is here and the Beat crew stands ready with some suggestions for the comics lover, comics curious or even comics oblivious – there’s something for everyone out there.
The Comics Beat’s staff votes on the best Comic Books and Graphic Novels of the year.
Continuing on from our first entry this past Friday, here is the second part of my HeroesCon interview with Michel Fiffe, creator of the self-published and much lauded action-adventure comic, COPRA. It’s funny, the way I discovered your work actually came through a friend of mine at first, as a word of mouth sort […]
For me, COPRA is the one of the few superhero comics that really matter. A few years ago, I was at a point where I had basically given up on everything produced within the arena of the “Big Two”. Sure, I enjoyed the occasional Grant Morrison comic when they would rear their head, but for the most part I […]
§ This appreciation of Cliff Sterrett’s great Polly and Her Pals says many of the right things: More than 50 years later, it’s difficult to explain why Cliff Sterrett’s magnificent creation never quite took flight. To be sure, “Polly” was way ahead of its time. Sterrett’s surrealistic, quasi-cubist artistic style was a unique fixture on […]
A few straggler debuts are coming in for this weekend’s Brooklyn Comcis and Graphic Fest including The Beat’s own Michel Fiffe with COPRA. It’s 24 pp, full color and Fiffe expects it to be MONTHLY.