§ Nice Art: Paul Mounts posted a variant cover by Art Adams for Avengers Asssemble! Issue 700 that he colored, which is a nice tribute to Barry Windsor-Smith’s Avengers #100 cover. This Bronze Age look is strong style. § Heckuva day, huh? Last year when I took my oldest kid to London we went to […]
Are there too many comic cons? Apparently not because John Macaluso, who was the showrunner at Wizard World until about a year ago, is launching his OWN line of shows, Fandemic. The inaugural show will be held Sept. 15-17 in Houston, at the NRG Center. The nerdlebrity A-lists guests are out for this, with Norman Reedus, […]
Starz unveils two of their big panels for SDCC
Folks, we’re in for a bumpy ride this year as increasingly partisan politics take over the news cycle. There is only one man who can save us from ignorance to set things straight, and it’s obviously Bruce Campbell. And he’s been drawn into the fray to refute a meme that’s going arond on pro-Donald Trump […]
Lucifer gets a pilot, Constantine’s fate hangs in the balance, and more
As you know, we’re big Bruce Campbell fans here at Stately Beat Manor, and Bruce was never Brucier than in Army of Darkness. So with Dynamite about to release a collection of The Art of Amy of Darkness—which was their first comic book some 10 (!!!) years ago—you know we’ll want a copy so we can relive artistic reinterpretations of great moments in the history of the One True Bruce, from John Bolton’s classic key art on. Hail to the King, baby.
As we reported the other day, the Wizard World convention experience is expanding dramatically in 2014, adding seven shows in comics market ranging from huge—Atlanta—to kind of off the beaten path—Sacramento, Tulsa.
Army of Darkness (as in Evil Dead) returns to the world of comics today with a new first issue. We caught up with Army of Darkness writer Elliott Serrano (who likes to pretend he’s a mild mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper as the “Geek To Me” columnist at the Chicago Tribune’s Redeye) to talk about Ash, Bruce Campbell and the new series.