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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.

Image Announces Over TWENTY New Titles at Annual Expo— Kirkman, Albuquerque,...

It's a good day for Image fans. Today, the publisher took over the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and announced a...

Kieron Gillen Joins the Marvel Break Exodus

Writer Kieron Gillen (Young Avengers, The Wicked + The Divine) took to his Tumblr today to state that he would be taking a break from Marvel...

Closing Time: Anthony Desiato’s ‘My Comic Shop History’ Chronicles the Life,...

In the end, memories are what make us who we are.  Although they slip away so easily, these small fragments of past inform our...

Heroes: Reborn Gets a Synopsis, Trailer, and Character Portraits!

Swiftly following last week's debut of the "Where are the Heroes?" teaser trailer, NBC has released a flurry of Heroes: Reborn promotional material to...

Massive Update to the All-New, All-Different Marvel Scorecard

Recently, a bunch of cover solicits from Marvel's All-New All-Different preview book leaked.  We now have 46 titles on deck.  Besides some major shakeups...

Check out the All-New, All-Different Amazing Spider-Man Costume

Man, Marvel loves their hyphens. Dan Slott recently gave an interview to MTV regarding his and artist Giuseppe Camuncoli's upcoming Amazing Spider-Man run, which begins following Secret Wars' conclusion in...

Rick Remender Leaves Marvel to Focus on Creator Owned Work

Last night, Rick Remender announced his intentions to "take a break" from his work with Marvel comics.  The writer, known for his tenures on...

The Wicked + The Divine’s Fandemonium Trailer Will Have You Losing...

Once again, we return to the end of another arc in Kieron Gillen's, Jamie McKelvie's, Matthew Wilson's, and Clayton Cowles' Image hit, The Wicked +...

Image EXPO Schedule Announced: Parties, Signings, and Art Exhibits!

Today, Image Comics released the schedule for their 2015 Expo, which will run on July 2nd at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in...

Batman: Arkham Knight PC Sales Suspended in Wake of Botched Launch

Following a huge wave of complaints about Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham Knight's PC Port performance, publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has suspended sales of the title.  These...

DC Comics Available for the First Time on Public Library App...

In their struggle to stay relevant in the technology-obsessed 21st century, many public libraries have turned towards e-book services to keep membership levels high....

Spider-Gwen Gets an All New #1 This Fall

Call it a reboot.  Call it a marketing ploy.  After her massive Spiderverse debut and five solo book issues, Spider-Gwen is getting a new...