Caracal, Lion Forge’s young readers’ imprint, drops the first installment of the Glint trilogy digitally today and in bookstores on March 12, 2019. The Beat has an extended preview of the graphic novel. Here is how the publisher describes Glint Book One: The Cloud Raiders: “Glint-the mineral resource that keeps the planet and people of […]
Nate Grey’s hitmen are revealed, Steve Rogers is an agent without a cause, and Carol Danvers is late for a very important date.
How do you get a Big 2 reader to broaden their horizons? The answer is ‘one book at a time.’
The Beat’s DC Round-Up crew re-reads Tom King and Mitch Gerads’ MISTER MIRACLE and discusses everything from metafiction to the meaning of ‘Darkseid is.’
We’ve got discussion and reviews for this week’s two mutant-centric debut issues.
Tim Hanley brings his analysis of gender in the comics industry to The Beat with a breakdown of creative and editorial roles at the Big 2.
Shevlin reflects on his time as a customer and employee of St. Mark’s, and its impact on his life.
We’ve got reviews of the latest issues of Ms. Marvel and Spider-Gwen, plus the debuts of Age of X-Man: NextGen and Avengers: No Road Home!
By Nancy Powell James Sturm has never been shy about tackling the complexities of race and ethnicity in his graphic novels. Recently, Sturm turned his observant eye on the 2016 election season and set it as the backdrop from which a marriage unravels. Off Season, Sturm’s newest graphic novel, just dropped in stores this past […]
By Nancy Powell The Presidential election of 2016 was an emotional and grueling time for many of us. Its aftermath left such animosity and despair that it was hard to imagine a future without doom. Not only did the election divide the country culturally, racially and ideologically, but it drove a dagger between friends, family, […]