Ironically, Impostor Syndrome almost sounds like something out of an old comic book, but no such luck. It’s defined as a pattern of doubting your accomplishments and having a persistent, internalized fear of being exposed as a “fraud.” Many creatives, in particular, carry the burden of Impostor Syndrome. The doubt the syndrome brings with it […]
Check out the first three pages of the conclusion to the latest Resident Alien miniseries.
With the release of his massive hit webcomic hitting the bookshelves, I had the opportunity to speak with Andrew Hussie, the elusive and hilarious creator of Homestuck, one of the most ambitious and interactive independent comics ever created. ~ Q1. You say in this intro that this book is for enjoyment, perhaps a leisurely companion […]
San Diego’s Local KPBS Television Broadcasting has led the One Book, One San Diego program for the last 11 years. Each year, one book is chosen among the countless others nominated across the region. By choosing this “one book,” OBOSD’s goal is bring the community of San Diego together by taking part in discussions centered […]
I know some of you will find this frightening, but it’s that time of the year and it’s vaguely the point. No, I’m not running for public office and governor hasn’t contacted me about being appointed to the Senate… yet. It’s worse. I have side gig writing a series of horror detective stories under the […]
UK publisher/figure maker Eaglemoss is running a big contest for Alien Day tomorrow and running through the premiere of Alien: Covenant on May 19th, it’s a sweepstakes with more than 200 prizes, including five Grand Prizes of an Official Alien & Predator Figurine Collection subscription from Eaglemoss. Details, pictures of prizes and more below. Ten First Prize […]
In recent years, more teachers and librarians are finally recognizing the educational appeal of comic-books. Yes, we the fans have known of their artistry, their (mostly) great writing, and the sheer enjoyment they illicit, but for many other adults, it still seems like a “nonsense medium.” Perhaps for this reason it is why places like […]
Last week some of our most elite staffers that contribute to The Beat found themselves in an impossible situation. When our entire team worked on apprehending Spider-Man rogue Mysterio, he suddenly opened a portal to a brand new comic book world — one very familiar to those who are acquainted to the work of Jack Kirby…that’s […]
Author Chuck Palahniuk talks about comics, bringing Fight Club 2 to life, and we exclusively debut the variant cover to issue six.
One of the hottest promos at MoCCA was the Pantheon flyer for this fall’s new Charles Burns GN, X’ed OUT, and we’ve sneakily scanned it in to give you a sneak peak. The cover is a direct homage to this famed Tintin tale: A theme echoed in the interior. (Click for larger version.) X’ed OUT […]