Who determines your potential?
An in-depth discussion of nineties ephemera and exploration with two of the most influential cartoonists on the scene today.
Billed as a ‘a new case-solving fantasy series for fans of Fables,’ the book is set to make its debut this April with 30 pages of story.
What starts as a simple fantasy premise unfolds into something much more… what it means to be self-aware; to be alive. WARNING: This review contains spoilers for Self–Made issues 1-3. The first issue’s cover alone hints at the true nature of the story, but it begins with Amala, a warrior of Arcadia, a kingdom ravaged […]
Last year, the Beat shined a spotlight on some X-rated covers from Unnatural. This Image Comics series, written and drawn by the much lauded Mirka Andolfo, follows Leslie, a pig girl living in a brightly colored totalitarian world. The government polices those it deems “unnatural,” and over the course of the series Leslie has ended up […]
The series was originally published in 2005 by Wildstorm.
Brian Hibbs sits down with the artist behind one of the Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best Books 2018
The following is an almost complete list of all the comics and graphic novel events, signings, and discussions taking place this weekend at the American Library Association’s Midwinter conference in Seattle. In addition to the many comics publishers featured, attendees will also discover the occasional graphic novel title at smaller presses, as well as at […]
Celebrating LGBTQ representation in comics.
Die, die, die? How about guns, guns, guns?! Skybound’s latest book, Assassin Nation is one hell of a hectic murder fest. Helmed by Kyle Starks (Rock Candy Mountain, Sexcastle) and Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), Assassin Nation brings 20 of the world’s greatest killers together in one room. Their job? Protect their new crime boss, whom Starks describes as […]