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Alex is the New Media Editor of the Beat. He's your go-to fella for creator interviews, conversations about comic book structure, and general DC Comics nerding. He also really, really loves YA Romance comics.

Graphic Novel Club: Jaime Hernandez explores the cultural inspirations behind TONTA

The legendary cartoonist explores the origins of Love and Rockets breakout character, Tonta!

STUMPTOWN Actress Cobie Smulders & Greg Rucka break down new crime...

What can viewers expect from Stumptown?

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: In JUSTICE LEAGUE #32, Perpetua sets her sights on...

Is it time for the Justice League to embrace DOOM?!

Graphic Novel Club: Doctor Kieron Gillen unwraps DIE and the fragility...

Brian Hibbs talks to the writer of this hit Image Comics fantasy series where swords and sorcery meet Jumanji.

Graphic Novel Club: THIS WAS OUR PACT creator Ryan Andrews explains...

A conversation about the majesty of magical realism

GENDER QUEER creator Maia Kobabe opens up about hard conversations with...

An in-depth conversation with nonbinary and asexual cartoonist Maia Kobabe about eir incredible memoir

Graphic Novel Club: GLITCH cartoonist Sarah Graley breaks down the creative...

Sarah Graley gets into the details of her cartooning.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: BATMAN UNIVERSE #3 promises hawks, gorillas, and dinosaurs!

The hunt for a stolen Faberge egg takes Batman all the way across the universe!

Graphic Novel Club: CANNONBALL Cartoonist Kelsey Wroten talks about being their...

A conversation about art, fulfillment, and early adulthood

THRONE OF ELDRAINE gives your Magic Commander decks so many great...

Alex Lu breaks down all the best new Magic: the Gathering cards revealed in yesterday's Throne of Eldraine spoiler stream for your Commander deck.

Graphic Novel Club: PILU OF THE WOODS creator Mai K. Nguyen...

Mai K. Nguyen talks about PILU OF THE WOODS.

UNDONE Cast & Crew Breaks Down Amazon’s Trippy New Show from...

The Beat's Yael Tygiel talks to some of the minds behind Bojack Horseman who are now giving life to Amazon's new animated trippy-as-all-heck series, UNDONE.