Brian Azzarello and María Llovet look at sex, faith, and devils in FAITHLESS.
§ Nice art: Paul Pope tweeted his designs for a Grateful Dead boxed set including the above. Grateful Dead boxset art/Complete July 1978 concert series. I designed the box & 6 CD digipak inner sleeves w/ @SteveVanceArt 2/2016 #rhino pic.twitter.com/739zGu1COk — PULPHOPE (@PULPH0PE) March 26, 2018 § Here’s a very long very thoughtful piece by […]
In 2015, veteran comedy writer Rob Kutner (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Conan) launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund Shrinkage, a phantasmagorical burlesque about a group of nanobots that invade the President’s brain with the intent of launching, oh let’s say, nuclear war! From there, it’s a sci-fi action thriller and political comedy all […]
While Marvel’s PR crisis continues to swirl, it should be noted that they still have books coming up from important new voices, and The Beat will continue to support these projects. Individual creators shouldn’t be penalized for misguided marketing efforts. Such a voice is Saladin Ahmed, the Hugo and Locus award winning science fiction writer who’s making his […]
VINES by Mike Geszel, Ben McCool*** and Inaki Miranda in a project thaht’s been in the works for a while, and though Miranda remains as concept artist and art director project, he’s left behind a bunch of spectacular concept art and covers, and hand picked his protegé Chuma Hill (link NSFW) to actually draw the series, which is being […]
Part of the celebration of 40 years of international publisher Humanoids, this anthology gathers some great talent to explore the idea of forks in the roads, those moments of life discovery that are like Schrodinger’s Cat for human emotion. As with any anthology, the results vary, but there’s a lot of good here, particularly considering these […]
Recently I posted a news item about the new Badger book from Devil’s Due having low orders. Writer/creator Mike Baron reached out to me about it, and I presume he reached out to some other folks who remember the Badger from his 80s run. Part of the Capitol Comics/First Comics indie era, The Badger was […]
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is positioned to become a cult hit in the All-New All-Different Marvel universe. A progressive title in the vein of Ms. Marvel, the series had a solid start when it launched in November. A new issue is out this week, and the Final Order Cutoff for issue #3 is today. […]
We’ve been talking up a book called Carver for a while here at the Beat. It’s the work of Christopher Hunt, one of the fast rising young guns of comics. The first issue, published by Z2 is out today, and it has a Paul Pope back up story and variant cover. And it all looks […]
The newest installment from Paul Pope, JT Petty, and David Rubin continues to build the West mythos, driven by head-strong hero, Aurora West.