Alex Lu reviews the brand new SUPERMAN #1 and HAWKMAN #2
Dean Haspiel’s imagines a world where art is currency and superheroes are more than vigilantes in the Ringo Award-winning The Red Hook.
The debut of the new miniseries by Rafer Roberts and Kristen Gudsnuk is clever, dramatic, and full of heart.
The first trade paperback collection of the popular webcomic is as relatable as it is enjoyable.
Alex Lu reviews the much anticipated MAN OF STEEL #1 and JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE #4
Strong writing and moody art combine in this debut issue of the new supernatural horror miniseries from Dark Horse.
The age-old Marvel problem is back as the publisher’s Legacy enterprise slowly draws to a close with the anniversary issue of Iron Man while the ‘Fresh Start’ initiative gets into full swing the very same week with Black Panther #1. Plus, we’re slowly moving towards another event, Infinity Wars, with all the tie-in issues on the […]
The first issue of the follow-up miniseries is a perfect jumping-on point for new readers.
Prompted by the release of JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE #1, Alex looks at the storytelling elements that make superhero crossover events succeed and fail.
Over the years that I’ve contributed for The Beat, I’ve gotten to preview some pretty-interesting projects in the making, as well as talk to their equally-interesting creators. A little more than two years ago, I had a phone interview with two women who called themselves the “Gibbs Girls.” They were working on a steam-punk inspired comic that takes place at the dawn of the 20th century and during the Industrial Age. The story followed a female, African American inventor named Ada Turner who creates the first flying machine. Last week, the Gibbs Girls reached out and informed me that the comic had finally come out.