by Xavier Lancel Welcome to a new analysis of the Marvel sales. Reminder: I’m French, that’s why I’m talking funny. Please address your complaints to my “come on, that Valerian movie wasn’t that bad” country. For any information about the French magazine on US comics I’m editing, please send me a message using my e-mail […]
A couple weeks back, Image announced they were going to wrap up their 25th anniversary variant cover program with Walking Dead variant covers in October. It seems they’re not QUITE done with those anniversary variants. Now Image is announcing black and white variants of the Walking Dead variant covers. Official PR and order codes follow: […]
The last month for Image’s 25th anniversary variant cover series will feature Walking Dead variants. Or perhaps Walking Dead tribute variants might be a little more precise. Image has even released a few of the covers for your (pre)viewing pleasure: Available in stores on Wednesday, October 4th (Final order cutoff deadline Monday, September 11th): ELSEWHERE #3 by Jay […]
Tweeting out a statement on Monday, Big Bang Comics of Dublin let its fans know that they Marvel Legacy event lenticular variants will not be available to customers at their store, citing the problems of Marvel’s requirements to order. Instead of having an open order on their lenticular variants, like DC, Marvel is putting them […]
While these exclusives aren’t available to all SDCC attendees, they probably soon be available via attending comics shops, possibly even on eBay or the like. The retailer lunch takes place every Friday at Comic Con, and along with a ham sandwich you get some giveaways (The Beat has had many a Diamond ham sandwich) and […]
Check out this brutal Mike McKone cover for Deadpool kills the Marvel U again and other Fried Pie variant covers.
Okay this is a little unusual: AfterShock and comiXology are teaming to offer limited-time exclusive digital connecting covers for several titles. These digital variants will only be available until May 11th and in a surprise twist, the artist is none other than AfterShock SVP, Digital-Creative Mike Zagari, who has a parallel career as an indie cartoonist. Gabe […]
It’s been a busy day for art reveals here at The Beat. Can you stand some more? We think so! Here’s three more exclusive covers commissioned by Fried Pie and available at 2nd & Charles stores, Books-a-million and other outlets. Here’s the art both dressed and virgin: · Black Mask – Quantum Teens Are […]
Image continues its 25th anniversary celebration with a series of 11 Women’s HIstory themed variant covers for March. And just to show they believe what they are saying, 100% of the proceeds made from these March Women’s History variant covers will be donated to Planned Parenthood.
Here’s our weekly cover reveal from AfterShock: The 1:10 variant for Blood Blister #1 by Mike Huddleston. AfterShock is calling the book “Better Call Saul meets the Exorcist meets something brand-new.” The series is written by Phil Hester with art by Tony Harris. Intrigued? The first issue goes on sale in January. BLOOD BLISTER #1 […]