The Beat’s own Zachary Clemente has just announced a new comic called Immolation and it looks very cool. ANNOUNCEMENT: The first installment in a series of vignettes from a universe at the cusp of a perilous trial that will test all its inhabitants. IMMOLATION asks: “What is the price of power?” and is part of the […]
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2016 marked another year where the intersection of comics and video games was not unlike a 4-way stop where only cars driven by Batman could go through while the rest of us are given DUI checks. Counting releases on mobile phone/tablet games, more than a dozen games hit the market based on comic book properties; […]
Featuring Beat staff members and special contributions from some of the best cartoonists of the year. It was a wild year but there were some good comics to keep us entertained and thinking.
Happy New Year, faithful Beat readers. Hoping it’s a happy and healthy one for all. 2015 was a challenging year for many of us with many changes blowing through the world of comics, but, in the words of Omega the Unknown, “to resist change is to embrace despair.” Of course none of this would have […]
The Comics Beat’s staff votes on the best Comic Books and Graphic Novels of the year.
In the quiet early hours of Saturday in New York Comic-Con’s press lounge, Marjorie Liu chatted with The Beat about her new Image title “Monstress” with artist Sana Takeda, systemic racism, the expectations places on creators of color, and the intergenerational trauma of war.
Who killed the world? Science. Science is the new metal.
As New York Comic-Con’s show floor slowly shuffled to a close on Friday evening, The Beat’s Zach Clemente slipped behind the Epic Proportions booth to chat with one of his all-time favorite artists, Cliff Chiang. They talk mostly about Chiang’s new book with Image Comics, “Paper Girls”.
The Beat sneaks in an early NYCC interview with the one and only Maris Wicks to chat about her new educational science comic from First Second: “Human Body Theater”!
As the Sunday of SPX got started, I had the opportunity to sit down with Ron Wimberly over “breakfast” in the mostly vacant hotel restaurant to discuss his work past, present, and future, what it means to foster community, and how we can adjust the Dream. Wimberly is known for Prince of Cats, She-Hulk, as well as Lighten Up on The Nib. As a note, this is more of a conversation, so expect depth and breadth, not release dates.