Here’s part three of our annual survey of the state of comics with a bonus preview of the second volume of Jeffrey Brown’s Lucy & Andy Neanderthals.
And now a NEW wrinkle in the continuing con wars of the Terrible Teens! It seems that several conventions are now requiring volunteers to PAY to volunteer. An unusual situation to be sure, but one that perhaps has precedent and legal backing.
More pundits and creators weigh in on where they see the comics industry going, what inspires them and maybe a hint of news or two.
Marvelous Nerd Years Eve with Stan Lee, held this weekend in Dallas, is the latest show that over reached in its first year, drew far fewer people than expected, and has left a cloud of accusations in its wake.
It’s time! The Beat’s Annual Creator Survey is where we look forward to the year to come and reflect a little on what has just passed in comic, with opinions from a wide swath of industry creators, pundits and retailers. This time out, because 2016 was a little rough, I’ve added a question about what inspires our survey takers, because we can all use a little something to feel good about.
Continuing its “march” to end of year accolades, (sorry) March Book Three topped the annual PW Graphic Novel Critics Poll. Rosalie Lightning came in second and Teh Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, How to tSurvive in the North, One Hundred Nights of Hero and Irmina were all tied for thirrd. There are about 40 […]
The full line-up of titles for Free Comic Book Day 2017 has just been released, and there will be 38 Silver Sponsor titles in addtion to the 12 Gold Sponsor titles previously announced. Free Comic Book Day will take place on Saturday, May 6th, 2017. Highlights include: secret projects from DC and Marvel, the latter featuring the […]
The Goodreads Readers Choice Awards have been running for a while and the winners have been chosen. The Amazon-owned social network for readers annually polls users for their top picks in 20 categories. And the winner in the Graphic Novel categories was Sarah Anderson’s whimsical webcomic collection, Adulthood is a Myth. Published by Andrews McMeel, […]
Not too long ago, we reported on how Wonder Woman had been named an honorary ambassador for women’s empowerment worldwide at an impressive event at the United Nations. At the time we also noted the announcement was greeted with some controversy within the UN, as many were upset that this honor was given to a […]
These next two weeks will be some of Telltale’s biggest in recent memory. Not only will the developer end its first Batman game series, they’ll also be giving fans the start of a new saga in their comic orbiting Walking Dead series. Fan favorite Clementine will return but a new character will also begin his […]