Heavy hitters of blogging join The Beat at C2E2

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Hey kids: If you’re going to be at C2E2 tomorrow night, make sure you come to the obligatory comics blogging panel: Comics Media As the internet, mobile devices, and social networking continue to change how we gather information and get entertained, online comics media outlets are quickly evolving to keep pace. Join moderator Heidi MacDonald […]

Pat Lee is back at Dynamite

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Pat Lee, a popular artist best known for his stint on the Transformers (and unfortunately for the failure of his publishing company Dreamwave) has returned to comics with a series for Dynamite, WIDOW WARRIORS, it was announced at today’s Diamond Retailer Summit in Chicago. PR below: Pat Lee, the creator who revitalized The Transformers, makes […]

The week in conventions

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In our debilitated state we can only link to Rich Johnston’s comprehensive write-up: of the local Chicago press take on C2E2 and the it’s Rosemont rival, Wizard World Chicago. The Chicago Reader quotes Wizard’s Gareb Shamus: “They’re a local comic-book show,” he says. “We’re a North American tour for pop culture. It doesn’t affect our […]

Chicago dreamin'

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Despite being sick as a dog, The Beat and crew have made it to Chicago! If the flu didn’t kill us, the red hot at Johnnie’s Beef would have, but we’re sort of back in the saddle. At the moment, we’re off to the Diamond Retailer Summit, where people will probably talk about the internet. […]