As you may recall, a couple weeks back I started mentioning that Amazon was having sales listings and pages for Marvel digital comic sales, but they weren’t really discounting anything. The Beat has gotten some reader queries about this because, well… it _is_ strange to go from frequent 99¢ sales to no discount off digital […]
I’ve been a fan of Sean McKeever’s writing of teens since I was a teen. I discovered his work on Gravity, Young Inhumans, and Spider-Man, and went back to read the book that launched his career, The Waiting Place. I was disappointed to see him assigned to projects that didn’t best showcase his talent at […]
Brett Lewis writes the final arc.
Outpost Zero also sees Sean McKeever return to comics.
He doesn’t have a title yet, but he’ll be setting the publishing plan.
Debuting in April from the Skybound imprint at Image is Crude, the story of a former assassin investigating the death of his son and discovering massive corruption at an oil company in the process. You want a preview? No problem, just scroll down. CRUDE Writer: Steve Orlando Artist: Garry Brown Colorist: Lee Loughridge Letterer: Thomas Mauer Synopsis: […]
The Walking Dead has been at the forefront of mainstream culture now for years. With the AMC television show, nearly annual mobile games, and more merch than you could shake Lucille at it’s easy to forget how many great stories have come from Robert Kirkman’s brainchild. Telltale Games was among the first to see the potential […]
Remember how you keep reading news about comics based on video games? It’s still a thing. In the latest deal, Game Developer Com2us has partnered with Skybound Entertainment (A.K.A. Robert Kirkman’s company) to develop a universe around their Summoners War video game. This sounds like a transmedia deal, not strictly a comics one. Which is to […]
This winter, all your wildest dreams are coming true, when Funko releases a line of Saga Pop! vinyl figures, coming from Skybound. Saga is the award-winning SF comic by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples that’s sat atop the bestseller lists since it launched in 2012. Staples’ character designs for the cast of aliens, […]
By Brandon Pascall The panel begins with Daniel telling a story about how back in 2006 he drew Kirkman as a zombie and how a comic store worker intercepted him and stole his drawing! After a few laughs and jokes, Kirkman talks about the upcoming Walking Dead Issues and how the New Order will clash […]