§ This column has been absent for the usual reasons, a big deadline on an outside project, travel and the fact that running this site now takes up about half my day. But I’ve been hoarding away links like a squirrel under the acorn tree. Unfortunately no one is going to care about much besides […]
All of the original Image Seven – Todd McFarlane, Jim Valentino, Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Marc Silvestri, and Whilce Portacio but minus Jim Lee- will appear at this year’s Emerald City Comicon at a special panel followed by a signing. Walking Dead creator (and current Image partner) Robert Kirkman will moderate the panel. It’s all part […]
A while ago, Marvel teased a “Top Seekrit” cover artist on a secret variant for VENOM #`1, one of the new “Tough Guys” line of Marvel Now! 2016 periodicals. The comics world trembled in uncertainty wondering WHO would be the artist? While writer Mike Costa and artist Geraldo Sandoval were toiling away, the mystery continued to […]
STAN THE MAN…YOU’VE BEEN HACKED!! pic.twitter.com/DmYM8FrQt3 — stan lee (@TheRealStanLee) November 2, 2015 Not content with cuddling Grumpy Cat, Stan Lee is now under attack from a video of Todd McFarlane. Could anything be more terrifying? It’s still the Day of the Dead and a few of those Halloween spirits are drifting among us!
At SDCC ’15 I talked with the Burnside Batgirl crew about their creative origins, how the look that launched a thousand cosplays came to be, how to handle creative criticism, and their earliest con experiences.
The Valentines State’s first comic con of the year wrapped up over the romantic weekend. Jimmy Jay, Amazing Arizona Comic Con organizer, didn’t let a hallmark holiday get in the way of putting on his three-day annual comic book convention on Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15. The event kicked off with an intimate panel with Spawn Creator Todd McFarlane and the New York Times best selling Batman artist, Greg Capullo. They signed someone’s baby.
By: Alexander Jones Author Todd McFarlane has just announced a teaser for a brand new project he’s taking over to Image Expo, as well as more information on Spawn #250, and a new comic the creator is working on. The picture McFarlane shared on Facebook contains a classic version of the Spawn character drawn in a […]
Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s episode, Heidi and the rest of the More to Come Crew – Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss Mark Millar, Todd McFarlane and the relationship between women […]
Although once known for combative rhetoric and an aggressive stance, McFarlane Toys CEO Todd McFarlane sounded a conciliatory note when asked about the return of Angela in the pages of ULTRON WAR #10. McFarlane once fought a bitter lawsuit over the ownership of Angela with Neil Gaiman, and perhaps the settlement included a non-disparagement clause? […]
Following a multi-volume and ongoing celebrated run of bringing Peyo’s original SMURFS comics to English-speaking reader, all ages comics publisher Papercutz is poised to release the first volume of another Peyo classic, BENNY BREAKIRON on May 7th, 2013. Papercutz, headed by former Marvel editor and all round comics ambassador Jim Salicrup, has been kind enough […]