INTERVIEW: 2000AD’s Arthur Wyatt Explores The Streets of Dan Francisco

Starting this week, Arthur Wyatt will be the writer for a new series in Judge Dredd Megazine which focuses on Dan Francisco, the former...

Surviving the Mayan Apocalypse…or did we?

A few comics style images to close the day.

FIRST LOOK: Juan Doe’s Cover for The End Times of Bram...

Lovely James Asmus has shared with us an exclusive first look at the cover for issue #3 of his upcoming Image miniseries The End...

Marvel’s 2013 Event will be Age of Ultron

Their first event, at any rate. Today's conference call was with Brian Michael Bendis, who will be writing a 10-issue event story for Marvel...

Vertigo Cancel Hellblazer; DC Announce Constantine

Hellblazer, one of the longest-running books in mainstream comics history and one of Vertigo's launch titles, will be cancelled in February 2013, with issue...

How to be powerless

Last Monday night, as Hurricane Sandy raged outside, we had just finished watching last night's episode of The Walking Dead when there was a flash in the sky and the power went out. The vicarious glee of the Zombie Apocalypse—with its owl eating, gas hunting and lack of hot showers—was quickly replaced by living an actual lite version of it.

Hurricane Sandy: Jack Kirby foresaw it!

Jack Kirby had some imagination, as the first issue of KAMANDI shows. Some of it even came true!

Wonder Woman and Superman Have Some Sex

What happens whan an immovable lesbian object hits an unstoppable asexual force? As revealed by Entertainment Weekly today, they apparently have unconvincing heterosexual sky sex.

Marvel Cancel NINE Titles!

Say goodbye to nine of Marvel's titles! Marvel Now! ushers in a new world without the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, or... Rogue/Gambit.

Andrew WK outed as a Brony

Wild party man Andrew W.K. is known for his high energy rockin' anthems, his white attire...and now that he is a Brony. It seems that he has signed on as a speaker for Canterlot Gardens, an Ohio convention for My Little Pony Fans, where he'll deliver an inspirational speech.

Not Comics: Hurricane Irene

With a massive hurricane forecast to hit much of the Eastern seaboard this weekend, we here at Stately Beat Manor offer the following information to help our readers survive the coming storm.

Xeric Award Winding Down

Trolling the internet while on vacation, I was chilled down to the bone (impressive given the 100+ temperatures in Texas) to see on the announcement on the Center for Cartoon Studies website that the Xeric Award would be no more. Since 1992, Peter Laird of the amazeballs black and white comic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (self-published in 1984) has granted two awards a year to a cartoonist or project for its excellence.