Established in 2004, The Beat has been covering the world of comics, graphic novels, comic cons, and pop culture daily to an audience of both fans and industry influencers. It is a two-time nominee for the Will Eisner Award in the Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism category and the winner of the Shelf Dorf Award for Best Comics Blog. In 2017, The Beat was added to the Library of Congress’s historical archives.
Leading a worldwide network of highly skilled operatives, The Beat brings you the latest in comic book news and opinion, backed by the world's leading experts in nerd culture!
The Comics Beat has been nominated twice for the Eisner Award’s Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism.
The Comics Beat has been named one of the “25 Best Blogs” by Time Magazine
Samantha PucManaging Editor
Samantha Puc is an essayist and culture critic whose work has been featured on Bustle, The Mary Sue, SheKnows, and more. She is also the co-creator of Fatventure Mag, an outdoors zine for fat women and non-binary creators who are into being active, but not into toxic weight-loss culture.
Alexander LuNew Media Editor
Alex is the Managing Editor of the Comics Beat. He is also a freelance comics editor with previous credits at Papercutz. He is your go-to fella for creator interviews, conversations about comic book structure, and general DC Comics nerding. Currently geeking out over movies, too.
Kyle PinionEntertainment Editor
Entertainment Editor for The Beat covering film, television and the occasional comic book. His work can also be found at GeekRex.com and can be heard on the GeekRex podcast. He really loves the Legion of Super-Heroes a lot.
Hannah LodgeEntertainment Editor
Entertainment writer and editor for The Beat. Additional interests include food, travel, food, and travel.
Edward DouglasSenior Entertainment Writer
Edward Douglas has been writing about movies and other forms of entertainment for over 25 years, so he’s probably older than you.
Taimur DarDigital Media Producer
Taimur Dar is the Digital Media Producer and Marketing Expert for the Beat. He has earned a master’s degree in marketing intelligence from Fordham University and has provided branding strategies for various companies and organizations. His name his pronounced like the first two syllables of “tomorrow”.
AJ FrostNewsletter Editor
AJ Frost is an editor/writer based out of Phoenix, AZ.
Megan FabbriStaff Artist
Freelance cartoonist, illustrator, & writer School of Visual Arts Alumna.