NYCC ’16: For Elite Beat Fans – See a special preview of WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES


Hey Elite Beat readers, as a thank you for your continued attention you’re among the first to get a crack at seeing an exclusive Behind-the-Scenes look and film footage from War for the Planet of The Apes,  a new film in the Ape-tastic series debuting next July. Mo-Cap genius Andy Serkis, director MATT REEVES and Producer DYLAN CLARK […]

Preview: The Champions are Marvel’s youth movement


  As we’ve been noting, Marvel is giving their upcoming Champions team book a YYYYUUUGGGE push, with plentiful retailer incentives, a debut party promotion, and a “Change the World’ teaser campaign spotlighting the young cast. And here’s the first preview of the book, which comes out in October. Mark Waid and Humberto Ramos are the creative team. […]

John Cassaday and Tom Feister have ‘Grand Passion’ with James Robinson


  James (Squadron Supreme, Scarlet Witch, Starman) Robinson has a pretty amazing ccomics career already under his belt, but he’s still at it, with Grand Passion, a new creator owned series from Dynamite coming this November. The book was announced a whiel ago, but it’s jsut been revealed that Tom Feister (the Eisner Award-nominated inker of Ex […]

SDCC ’16: DC Showcase Supergirl Preview Art by Emanuela Lupacchino and Brian Ching


At DC’s All-Access panel earlier today, the publisher showed off some preview artwork for their new Supergirl series, finally launching into an ongoing once more, as part of the ‘Rebirth’ line. Supergirl: Rebirth is by the artistic team of Emanuela Lupacchino, Ray McCarthy, and Michael Atiyah. Due out in August, here’s a coloured preview of […]

Nice Art: Afterlife with Archie #9 is finally coming out next week


Afterlife with Archie is back from the dead! After a very long hiatus, the 9th issue of this cult favorite is finally on sale next Wednesday. After a delay of a year while writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa worked on the Ruverdale TV show (just slated for Fall) the book that kills Riverdale’s finest and brings them […]

Preview: Steve Rogers is back with May’s Captain America: Steve Rogers #1


The original Captain America is back! We always knew that Steve Rogers would return and now he’s got not only his super powers back…but a new #1 issue of hisvery own comic book. That almost never happens, if by never you mean every 6 months or so. But anyway, Nick Spencer and Jesus Saiz pick […]

Chester Brown is hitting the road with his Biblical prostitution treatise (NSFW)


There’s a new Chester Brown book coming out, and it’s a doozy. It’s called Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus, and it examines stories of bibles heroines via their relationship with prostitution. This profession was at the heart of Chester Brown’s previous book, Paying For It, which is all about how he switched to […]

DC rolls out Rebirth with heretical retail strategy

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With less than 48 hours to go until the world shattering Rebirth event, to be held at 9:30 am PDT  on the Saturday of WonderCon (And livestreaming for audiences everywhere, DC is using a very unorthodox rollout for retailers. As you may have noticed it’s solicitations week when all the publishers send out their upcoming books for June […]

Preview: Will Hyperion be Marvel’s next star?


Of late, Marvel’s Hyperion character has been getting a wee bit of a push. There were several Hyperion toys at Toy Fair and now an all new all different Hyperion #1. Hyperion started as the “superman” in the JLA analog The Squadron Supreme, and he’s had many realities, many versions and now he’s got a […]

Preview: P.A.C.O and Donut, a new all-ages series from Benjamin Roman


Back in the long ago days of the TokyoPop original English manga explosion, one of my favorites was a book called I Luv Halloween by Keith Giffen and Benjamin Roman, a world building comedy about a Halloweentown where people could be very naughty indeed. Giffen has gone on to many other things, like helping reinvent […]