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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!

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...

Book Con 2019: Comics Fans Have Lots to See and Do!

Held this weekend after the BookExpo trade show, BookCon 2019 is a consumer event at Javits aimed at the many fans who love to...

BookExpo 2019: All the Comics!

Bookmark this page for all your comics needs at BookExpo 2019!

What?!? When!?!: Your Updated Comics Cinema Calendar, Disney Edition: To Infinity,...

WOW! Disney is king of the box office, with numerous Billion-Dollar-Blockbusters in their library! Avengers: Endgame is closing on $800 Million domestically, passing Black...

FCBD 2019: Read It! The TOP FIVE Issues!

You can't miss these on FCBD

FCBD 2019: Read It Or Leave It?: Gold Titles

Here are the gold titles on offer for FCBD 2019

FCBD 2019: Read It Or Leave It?: Silver Titles, Part Three

A look at what’s on offer for FCBD 2019