The creator of one of the best selling GN series in the US is coming to San Diego Comicon 2018!
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 […]
The year 1992 was pretty pivotal for comic book cartoons with shows like Batman: The Animated Series and X-Men: The Animated Series completely changing the animation landscape and impacting an untold number of viewers through endearing stories that are still remembered to this day. Also during this time, on the other side of the world, […]
In this week’s crowdfunding offering I humbly introduce you to a cartoon drawing tabletop game, a cinematic novel that takes you deep inside Norse mythology, and the second volume to the popular sci-fi fantasy series Hex11. Cartooner: A Comic Drawing Game Game designers Jason Thompson (VIZ manga editor) and Jumana (Jay) Al Hashal teamed up with concept […]
I’m finishing up my New York Comic Con photo posts, and these are those which don’t really fall under better grouping. Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the graphic novel gospel since 1994. I’m a bookseller, a librarian, an […]
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund announced yesterday that Viz Media will be joining their ranks as the newest publisher to become a corporate member. As part of the move, Viz will be giving out copies of a Manga Book Club Handbook, which is designed to allow libraries, retailers and and communities to catch up […]
By Nick Eskey Nintendo has a number of popular game franchises that have evolved and grown into rich stories and mythologies. None though come close to the world of “Legend of Zelda.” Ever since the game first appeared on original Nintendo Entertainment System, it has since enjoyed an appearance on every subsequent Nintendo console […]
Smith and Robbie talk Suicide Squad, Reynolds teases fans, and Hamm adapts a Japanese short story