New for November!

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Tweet Not only are we recovering from Halloween Week, but a) it’s quiet out there and b) we have to pack up and move to a new cube at work which, considering our previous experiment in the cubic footage and mass in graphic novels it would take to completely fill a cubicle, is a long, […]

DAY WATCH for $.99

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TweetSpeaking of Timur Bekmambitov, the nice folks over at Bit Torrent are again making a 99¢ movie download available for Beat readers. This time it’s Bekmambitov’s DAY WATCH, which is the SEQUEL to NIGHT WATCH — both are high action SF adventures about good and evil and all that. Special Price: $0.99Regular Price: $14.99You Save: […]

WANTED trailer now up

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Tweet The trailer for WANTED is now online. As rumoured, the film version of the comic by Mark Millar and JG Jones seems to have lost its superhero/villain trappings, and the characters are now assassins. It also seems to be a Matrix-like story with Angelina Jolie reprising the Carrie-Anne Moss role, and James McAvoy as […]

Classic Gibbons WHO from IDW

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TweetIDW is going back to the vaults for some early work by Dave Gibbons, in the form of old DR Who comics. The imageon the left is an earlier reprint of tis work, not the IDW version. When Doctor Who’s TARDIS lands in U.S. comic book stores in December, the stories will be classic, and […]

2008 Friend of Lulu board announced

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TweetValerie D’Orazio makes her election as new President to FRiends of Lulu official: Yeah. I’m really stoked. I was going to tell you earlier, but it had to be official. Friends of Lulu is a 13-year-old non-profit organization that promotes and encourages female readership and participation in the comic book industry. We also promote all-ages […]

Day of the dead with Dalrymple and Strzepek

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Tweet WHO: Farel Dalrymple & Kazimir Strzepek WHAT: Art opening, book signing, and Day of the Dead themed celebration WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 1st, 6-10pm WHERE: Floating World Comics 20 NW 5th Ave 101 Portland, OR 97209 Show runs through Dec. 3rd.

Shooting War tour hits England

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Tweet Dan Goldman is off to England for some events promoting the new published version of SHOOTING WAR: Monday Nov. 5, 1:15pm Live Radio Interview Books Café, BBC Radio Scotland Monday Nov. 5, 7:15pm Live Television Interview Channel Five News’ Evening Show Tuesday Nov. 6, 7:00pm Live Talk at Comica 07 Festival “IRAQ: THE GRAPHIC […]