§ Nice Art: Chip Zdarsky and Chris Bachalo are doing a two-part Sandman story. Not that Sandman…the other one. Here is the first cover. § Must read! Cartoonist Seth delivered the commencement for this year’s Center for Cartoon Studios graduating class, and he strikes a hopeful note, while looking back at what seemed like dark […]
“You can count the comic book editors on one hand who are so influential to the medium and whose vision for their material is so strong that they really define a brand that gives the audience that kind of confidence. And one of them is here to my left, Karen Berger.”
“Here’s an imprint for you, and you, and you!”
You can’t keep a great franchise down – the utterly beloved Sandman universe is coming back from DC with The Sandman Universe – four titles that will be overseen by creator Neil Gaiman but written by other writers. The four book mini-imprint will deal with supporting characters and concepts from Gaiman’s Sandman-i-verse starting with a […]
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The Comics Beat’s staff votes on the best Comic Books and Graphic Novels of the year.
The renowned YouTube personality looks into the role Shakespeare plays in the Vertigo series.
You’ve got your mimosas. You’ve got your fine leather goods. How about your rare, never-before-released Neil Gaiman Stories? The American Gods and Sandman author has teamed up with The Moth, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and Humble Bundle to present the Humble Book Bundle: Neil Gaiman Rarities. For the next two weeks, users can pay as […]
After powering down from Comic-Con team Beat needed a nap…or twelve. While we were away, the team continued to see visions of none-other-than Wesley Dodds, the original Sandman creeping through hallways at the Stately Beat Manor in which Team Beat takes residence. We tried to brush it off at first and stick to our legions […]
Creating a shared universe on-screen is tough work, especially if you’re starting at the ground-level like Warner Bros is doing with their DC Comics properties. Currently the studio has nine films currently either in production or in pre-production stages, which are slated to establish the DC Cinematic Universe (The Flash, Green Lantern, Cyborg, etc…). With […]