Dark Horse has just announced a new five issue supernatural mini series, Spell on Wheels, by Kate Leth (Adventure Time: Seeing Red, Patsy Walker, a.k.a. Hellcat!) and Megan Levens (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10, Madame Frankenstein) with a cover by Ming Doyle (Girl Over Paris, Constantine: The Hellblazer). IT debuts in October but you […]
When Marvel announced Girl Comics four years ago it unleashed a firestorm of outrage (just check out the comments if you care in the link). Now they are announcing a whole month of variant covers by female artists and everyone thinks it’s A-OK! Because suddenly women read comics.
Vertigo is NOT DEAD. Although a lot of people thought DC’s edgy imprint would go the way of the dodo in a more cost conscious environment, this is one of several interesting project I’ve been hearing about coming up. I’m told there will be even more before San Diego. This mini series hit in November […]
Following Tom Fowler’s four-issue opening arc, Valiant have announced that Ming Doyle will be joining Quantum and Woody for the second arc of the series. Sadly not as a character herself – although hey, James Asmus, there’s a cracking idea for you – but as penciller. Steve Morris http://stardarkcity.wordpress.com/
Announced at the Cup O’ Joe Panel is Young Avengers: Afterparty, a two-issue jam comic which’ll see Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie welcome in a number of other creators for some stories and dancing. Also, some of these stories will feature PIXIE! Steve Morris http://stardarkcity.wordpress.com/
On the opening day of Heroes Con, there were plenty of excellent panels to behold, but Image pulled out all the stops by packing so many artists and writers onto the speakers platform that one had to stand and another was teetering on the edge bravely. Aaron Holland (“A Comic Shop” columnist for Bleeding Cool) […]
Thought Bubble 2013 have announced a second list of guests for their convention this year, which, I notice, means the convention has a brilliant gender parity. Of the 21 guests so far announced, 10 are female! Steve Morris http://stardarkcity.wordpress.com/
You can buy a print of Ming Doyle’s art here. Heidi MacDonald Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle. […]