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Alexander Lu

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.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: in WONDER WOMAN #81, Diana admits defeat to Cheetah

In this week's issue of WONDER WOMAN, Diana finds herself alone and exhausted. As her opponent, Cheetah, says, Wonder Woman's enemies are united while her allies are scattered. There will be no victory for her this time around...

This Tom King interview on BATMAN reveals Bane’s weakness

How will BATMAN end Bane's reign as the de facto ruler of Gotham? A surprising character might have the answer.

Watch as the EMERGENCE cast tries SO HARD to avoid spoiling...

On September 24th, 2019, ABC premiered their latest conspiracy thriller drama, Emergence. The story follows police chief Jo Evans (Allison Tolman), who discovers a...

WYNONNA EARP season four cast teases the future of your favorite...

Earpers rejoice! In 2020, WYNONNA EARP returns for an epic fourth season of television. After a long period of uncertainty during which the show's...

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: In BATMAN #81, Thomas Wayne makes a hard choice

The Beat has your first exclusive look at the culmination of BATMAN's City of Bane arc!

RIVERDALE Season 4 cast reveals big secrets

The stars of the CW's most over the top drama break down Season 4.

WATCH: BATWOMAN’s Rachel Skarsten has a surprising past in the DC...

Rachel Skarsten and Meagan Tandy tell us what fans can expect from one of the coolest looking characters the DC Universe has to offer.

GRAPHIC NOVEL CLUB: CHESHIRE CROSSING Collaborators Sarah Andersen & Andy Weir...

The writer of THE MARTIAN and the creator of hit webcomic SARAH'S SCRIBBLES have teamed up to bring you the fairy tale crossover event of the century!!!

Gene Luen Yang’s SUPERMAN SMASHES THE KLAN is “Unapologetically Asian American”

The AMERICAN BORN CHINESE author discusses his latest DC Comics work with Superman and how this story is an immigrant's story

Watch Marissa Louise work watercolor magic and talk about hags!

Colorist Extraordinaire Marissa Louise embarks on a cathartic exploration of watercolor studies and hag films


Batman and Superman take on the SHAZAM WHO LAUGHS!

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