SDCC ’16: Cornell and Kelly’s ‘Saucer Country’ Becomes ‘Saucer State’ at IDW


Yesterday saw the news that Saucer Country, the Vertigo series co-created by writer Paul Cornell and artist Ryan Kelly, will be returning in 2017 – albeit with a different title and a new publisher. Next year sees Saucer State, at IDW. First published in 2012, Saucer Country was part of a line of new Vertigo titles which ran […]

Interview: Paul Cornell talks Manic Pixie Dream Doctors, Warcraft, and that time he “messed up.”


We talk with series writer Paul Cornell about his Four Doctors crossover event for Titan, his Dark Horse limited series This Damned Band, a recently announced Warcraft graphic novel due out next year and the one comic he walked away from.

Devil Dinosaur Visits the Stately Beat Manor Staff Comics Pull for 8/5/15


Last week some of our most elite staffers that contribute to The Beat found themselves in an impossible situation. When our entire team worked on apprehending Spider-Man rogue Mysterio, he suddenly opened a portal to a brand new comic book world — one very familiar to those who are acquainted to the work of Jack Kirby…that’s […]

Titan at SDCC: Assassin’s Creed, The Blacklist, Heroes, Lenore and, of course, Doctor Who!


Titan has announced their full line-up of SDCC activities, and there’s lots to choose from with ten signing sessions and two panels, as well as a bunch of exclusive covers, merchandise and sneak-peaks of upcoming series.

On the scene: Phoenix Comicon 2015


Phoenix Comicon took place on Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31. Apparently, preview night and Sunday were the best days. Honestly, I felt like I was going to Emerald City or San Diego Comic-Con, but I can park near the venue. The parking fees raised, but they’re fairly reasonable considering the location. Downtown Phoenix […]

Exclusive: Titan’s Doctor Who Comics Day poster art from series artist Neil Edwards

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The folks at Titan are really teasing their upcoming three four Doctor crossover story line from Hugo-nominated Who writer Paul Cornell, slated for release on August 12 ahead of their second annual Doctor Who Comics Day on August 15. On Monday, Diamond revealed the poster art to advertise the upcoming Doctor Who Comics Day event to their retailers. Drawn by series artist Neil Edwards (Justice League United), you’ll be seeing the art in local comic shops in the near future, but allow us to leak that to you now, Whovians