EXCLUSIVE: STRANGE TALES preview with Nick Bertozzi and Matt Kindt

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TweetThe Beat is thrilled to present an EXCLUSIVE preview of two more stories from Marvel’s STRANGE TALES anthology — in which indie comics stars take on Marvel’s greatest characters. WE’ve seen Jason’s Spider-Man and Dash Shaw’s Dr. Strange, but here are two more epic x-overs: Nick Bertozzi’s Modok and Matt Kindt’s Black Widow. Click to […]

Will we all be getting ready for LA in 2013?

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Tweet Has the San Diego Comic-Con been flirting with other cites? Yes. But, it’s not so much a case of SDCC having roving eyes as other, dashing convention centers becoming entranced with her sparkling banners and porcelain attendance figures, according to this piece by Helen Kaiao Chang.Some of these other convention centers have become quite […]

Spirit of Retailing Award nominees announced

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TweetVia PR, the nominees for the annual retailing award have been announced: SAN DIEGO, Comic-Con International (Comic-Con), the largest comic book and popular arts event in the United States, has announced its list of nominees for the prestigious Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award (The Eisner Spirit Award). This year organizers are happy to […]

SD09: Top Shelf — #1721

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Tweet THE SURROGATES, Jeff Lemire, and a new edition of LOST GIRLS and more highlight Top Shelf’s 2009 offerings. Top Shelf will be at our usual booth #1721 at Comic-Con, and this year we’ll be featuring creators: – Robert Venditti & Brett Weldele, signing the limited Signed & Numbered debut of THE SURROGATES OWNER’S MANUAL […]

SD09: big news roundup

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TweetNotes from all over: • Jeff Lemire is taking commissions. Take a look in the link and you’ll want one. • Marvel has announced their panel schedule • As has Ben Templesmith, with a poster — he’ll be HQ’d around booth #4400. • Todd McFarlane will be everywhere at the show; here’s EVERYTHING you need […]

News and Notes

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Tweet§ Vertigo has announced I, ZOMBIE, a new ongoing series by Michael Allred and Chris Roberson: I, ZOMBIE is the story of Gwendolyn “Gwen” Dylan, zombie girl detective. Think graveyards, ghosts, vampires and werewolves with a twist. More on this new series will be discussed at San Diego Comic Con 2009. The book will be […]

T-7 days

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TweetTo no one’s surprise, this blog is going to be heavy on the San Diego postings for the next few days. I’m going to sneak in some news items, but I really do want to try to get as much booth and signing information up as I can. Synsidar is helping put together some links, […]