MARS needs interns!

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Actually, both The Beat and Publishers Weekly need interns! We mean it! The Beat is still looking for an intern who can help with all sorts of exciting stuff. This could be a virtual position. No pay but lots of perks. Publishers Weekly is looking for a physical intern who can come in and do […]

Google knows what’s up

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PS: Best video ever about the end of the world, courtesy of Mitchell & Webb:

Diamond Retailer Summit news roundup

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[Regular Beat commenter Torsten Adair attended the just-concluded Diamond Retail Summit in Las Vegas, sat through every presentation, and typed up his notes for us. A first installment ran yesterday in PW Comics Week with updates on the POS system, the Comic Shop Locator system and more. Here’s a summary of the rest of the […]

DJ Caruso spills on Y

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UGO has an interview with director DJ Caruso in which the EAGLE EYE helmer gives all sorts of info on the proposed Y: THE LAST MAN movie, including the idea that it may be a SERIES of movies. He also speaks on casting choices — Shia LaBeouf is still a front runner for Yorick but […]

FISHTOWN collected

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Kevin Colden writes to tell us of the FISHTOWN collection coming this fall from IDW. You may recall that Colden had originally won a Xeric Grant for the project but turned it down in order to publish it on the web as part of ACT-I-VATE. For this deluxe hardcover edition, all of the artwork has […]

Cronin’s a Month of Art Stars

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Over at Comics Should be Good, Brian Cronin is running a nice series called A Month of Art Stars: Every day this month I’m going to feature a current comic book art “star,” someone whose work I absolutely love. I’m mostly going to try to keep from the biggest names as much as possible, because, […]

Fake superhero casting FAQ

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It seems that all these comics blogs have recently sprung up that are really comic book movie blogs. And when you throw in all the movie blogs and websites there already were, and all the comic book blogs and comic book message boards and so on, everybody is taking every dumb red carpet utterance by […]