An in-depth discussion of nineties ephemera and exploration with two of the most influential cartoonists on the scene today.
Reviews of Direct Action Gets the Goods, Hobo Mom, and Viewotron #1
As far as Muslim representation among superheroes goes, Kamala Khan a.k.a Ms. Marvel has been one of the most successful in a thin field. The first Muslim superhero seems to be Kismet, who appeared in 1944 in Bomber Comics, created by the pseudonymous “Omar Tahan,” and then Kismet disappeared seemingly forever. That is until Boston-based […]
In its fourth year, Flame Con continues to be a haven for diverse voices among indie creators, artists and the fans that love them.
Celebrating fifty years of the animated lever pullers with a new comic book adaptation from Bill Morrison!
The pitch images tease the origin of Galactus as presented by Scioli.
Dean Haspiel’s imagines a world where art is currency and superheroes are more than vigilantes in the Ringo Award-winning The Red Hook.
Over the years that I’ve contributed for The Beat, I’ve gotten to preview some pretty-interesting projects in the making, as well as talk to their equally-interesting creators. A little more than two years ago, I had a phone interview with two women who called themselves the “Gibbs Girls.” They were working on a steam-punk inspired comic that takes place at the dawn of the 20th century and during the Industrial Age. The story followed a female, African American inventor named Ada Turner who creates the first flying machine. Last week, the Gibbs Girls reached out and informed me that the comic had finally come out.
This week we look at anxiety, Macbeth, and a darn-fine detective.
Baristas fighting monsters, fantastic creators, and hot coffee encounters- So What? Press has all sorts of things in store this month! Starting in mid-April, a new 10-page Tales of the Night Watchman story by Dave Kelly will be featured in the Park Slope Reader, a free of charge quarterly publication in Brooklyn, NY. At 2 pages per publication, […]