By Rachel Maurer Star Wars books have never gone out of style, but with Rogue One still fresh in our minds and Episode VIII on the horizon Lucasfilm Publishing seems busier than ever. Friday’s panel gave us some face time with fan-favorite Star Wars authors and new blood alike as they discussed current projects and reminisced in […]
Flexing the intersection of their comics and television IPs, Disney previewed an ambitious upcoming slate of comics produced in partnership with IDW during the “From Screen to Panel: Disney Comics Come to Life with New Series” presentation at Comic Con. What was debuted for attendees was an eclectic mix of material dipping deep into Disney’s […]
Forget about all that there is to see at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, what about all that there is to buy? Prepare to shout at unsuspecting vendors “Shut up and take my money” (which The Beat doesn’t condone) after you see some of these standouts among the piles of convention exclusives. Just about everyone […]
This has got to be one of the craziest production stories I’ve heard in a while. Just a few days ago, Christopher Miller and Phil Lord – The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street filmmakers who seemed like an exciting fit for a project that elicits more groans than excitement (a Han Solo prequel movie…ehhh…), […]
Xavier dives into another set of Marvel sales figures!
So, it’s Geek Pride Day, which has been a thing since… 2006? Why today, May 25th? Well, there are many events which have coalesced on today. Torsten Adair I’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the graphic novel gospel since 1994. […]
Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi has not been released yet, but LucasFilms and Disney are already thinking a step ahead. Today, the release date for Star Wars: Episode IX was revealed via a blog post on starwars.com. The film does not yet have a catchy subtitle, but it will be in theaters on May 24th, 2019. The release date […]
Star Wars Celebration rocked the world last week, but there were only two straight up comics announcements on the Publishing Panel, which is summarized here (spoiler: star Wars publishing continues to be HUUUUUUGE.)
People around the world turned off the new Kendrick Lamar album to watch the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi which dropped at Star Wars Celebration today. Call back to the opening of the Force Awakens trailer with an out of breath Rey opening it? Check. And NIIIICE. Rey training on a picturesque rocky […]
Did you know there were comics adaptations of the prequel films? It’s true! And they are part of a deluxe slipcased edition of 12 hardcover Star Wars graphic novels that includes these three rarities as well as the much loved original adaptations and 6 Marvel series including Darth Vader, Star Wars and a collection of covers.