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 […]
Monsters Unleashed gets a totally weird set of variant with…GWENSTERS UNLEASHED. We’ve been telling you about the Monsters Unleashed for a while — the event will see Marvel’s heroes fighting some of the legacy Marvel monsters. On this series we find a giant, rampaging Gwenster creatures, which I thought would be the classic image […]
The band Kiss has a long history in comics, from their blood soaked early graphic novel in the 70s, to the new comic by Amy Chu and Kewber Baal that’s coming out in October. Just in time for Halloween! The book will feature a bevy of variant covers, of course, including one by John Cassaday […]
With a series of Cat Cosplay Variant Covers for December, Valiant has rewritten the entire comics industry in one fell swoop.
Diamond Previews has DC’s titles shipping in June, which is when their Rebirth initiative is scheduled. The covers were embargoed until after DC’s announcement at WonderCon, but now that it’s ended, everyone can give their advice to the expectant corporate parents! Go click that first link to view it all. It will take time for DC to […]