§ Police have confirmed that writer Stephen Perry is indeed the victim of a homicide.
§ Our deepest condolences to cartoonist Kazu Kibuishi whose sister was brutally murdered. There is more information on Kazu’s twitter feed, but the details of the horrific crime can be found here and here.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.