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Torsten Adair

I've been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I've been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the graphic novel gospel since 1994. I'm a bookseller, a librarian, an amateur scholar, a cool uncle, and a comics evangelist. Ask me anything!

Comics win big at the 2019 Hugo Awards

Monstress, Wonder Woman, and Miles Morales took home trophies.

SDCC’19: All the video from “Marvel Live”!

Watch the full feeds from Marvel Live, live (on tape) from Marvel's Comic-Con booth!

SDCC’19: What?!? When!?!: Thoughts on Marvel’s Phase 4

It's time to update your Google calendar, as Marvel Studios names their Phase 4 movies and shows for 2020 and 2021!

SDCC ‘19: Watchtower Special: The Satanic Spider-Man?

Face front, True Believers! Not a hoax! Not an imaginary story!

SDCC ‘19: Watchtower Thursday: Beyond words and pictures

We dig up all the news buried underneath celebrity appearances and publisher publicity!

ALA 2019: All The Comics Events In The ALA Exhibits Hall!

A comprehensive list of comics events in the ALA 2019 exhibit hall.

ALA 2019: All the Comics Publishers!

Comics publishers who are at ALA 2019.

ALA 2019: The French Comics Association Invades Our Nation’s Capital With...

The FCA has a ton of programming at ALA 2019.

ALA 2019: Artist Alley

Everyone exhibiting in the ALA 2019 artist alley.

ALA 2019: Librarians Celebrate Graphic Novels!

A look at graphic novels at ALA 2019.

ALA 2019: All The Special Comics Events For Librarians

Back in 2010, the American Library Association held their Annual Conference in Washington, DC. There were comics publisher and distributors there, a few mainstream...