It seems that at every major comic convention, IDW is afresh with announcements of new comic releases, media growth, and more. This year is no different, as the publisher and media company is eager to share all manner of information regarding a number of upcoming titles, as well as their mysterious collaborative imprint with Shelly […]
The first title from Shelly Bond’s Black Crown imprint has been announced at WonderCon this afternoon and it’s by veteran Peter Milligan and artist Tess Fowler. So you can see this pub is going to have some star studded customers standing at the bar. Deets to come. It here’s the PR: Earlier this month, Shelly […]
Looks like retailers and readers are starting to groove on some of Valiant’s new publishing efforts. Britannia #1, a book about a Roman detective in 65 A.D. Britain by Peter Milligan (Detective Comics), Juan Jose Ryp (NINJAK) and Raul Allen has already sold out at the distributor level, and is getting a second printing. The first issue goes […]
Image’s March solicitations are out, and in addition to the usual goodies like Saga, Injection, No Mercy and many many more a few news series and OGNs are debuting: • Circuit Breakers, a long in the making five issue series by Kevin McCarthy with art by Kyle Baker finally comes out. The series explores J-Pop […]
Floyd Belkin joins the Beat Staff for our weekly picks on the best new comics available at your local shop this week. Pull apart these books!
Although the Miracleman reprints by Marvel have more or less been business as usual and not the apocalypse, news of never-before seen Miracleman stories by Grant Morrison and Peter Milligan is still exciting. Vulture has the deets on a new Miracleman Annual #1 which will be out on December 31st and include a long-lost story […]
The Milligan/Allred run on X-Statix from 2002-2004 is often looked back on as an example of the freewheeling creativity that Marvel had for a brief period before worries about selling characters to the movies forced things to button down. But of late, that quirky streak seems to have returned—perhaps because we live in a […]
Heidi’s off at Congress, as per usual, meaning there’s just me here at Stately Beat Mansion right now. It would be very bad luck indeed to not have a roundup piece on a Friday the 13th, so here’s a selection of news, opinion pieces, artwork, and all kinds of other stuff. Here’s some of the […]
In an interview with Brian Truitt over at USA Today, Peter Milligan has been announced as the new writer for Shadowman. He’ll join current artist Roberto De La Torre on the series.
Yesterday’s Vertigo panel began with John Cunningham introducing a large panel featuring Vertigo Executive Editor Shelly Bond, editors Will Dennis and Mark Doyle, artist Mark Buckingham and writers Sean E. Williams, Mark Andrekyo, Scott Snyder, Simon Oliver, and Jeff Lemire. Everyone came to this panel with something to prove, and the new ambitious titles backed up the confidence. Warning: spoilers […]