From 1983 until 1997, Mary Mashcal assembled an extensive collection of memorabilia and aritifacts, filling virtually every room of her Golden Hill home with historic documents, banners, posters, and books. Her collection eventually became the Women’s Museum of California, located in the former Naval Training Center in Point Loma, San Diego. This summer, another historian, […]
By Carolina Cooney Arriving Tuesday as an exhibitor gives one a special portal into the magical world known as Comic-Con. Having been a show exhibitor for more than ten years now, Tuesday is my favorite day — yes, it’s hot, as the exhibitor hall has yet to turn on the air conditioning, but there is […]
Alice Cooper’s been around comics quite awhile, going all the way back to 1979’s Marvel Premiere #50 and notably including Alice Cooper: The Last Temptation by Neil Gaiman and Michael Zulli. He was also fronting a horror anthology Kickstarter that failed to fund earlier this year ($200K is a pretty ambitious goal for a comic project… it _did_ […]
ONe of our most trusted spies “Connie Snowden” managed to snap some surreptitious photos during set-up last night. The Lego booth looks amazing, you can look up He-Man’s skirt, Weta has yet another incredible model for The Hobbit Part 2, still under wraps. But no lie, the bes booth of all is Legendary which contains […]
Disclosure: from time to time I take on outside consulting projects, and I’m currently working with the creators of the new graphic novel Mission in a Bottle to do some marketing for them in the comics world. However, I felt the prospect of getting a free bottle of tea for faithful Beat readers was a […]
As you prep for SDCC over the next few days, I’ve been sharing a few tips and notifications. First was a mysterious new one-shot that Paul Cornell will be announcing at some point during the weekend. Now comes news that Christopher Hastings, creator of Dr McNinja, will be announcing a new book at the X-Men […]
Archaia have today announced that they’ll be publishing a graphic novel, HACKTIVIST, conceived by actress Alyssa Milano. The novel, which will be written by Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly, will be drawn by Marcus To, coloured by Ian Herring, and lettered by Deron Bennett. That’s quite a formidable creative team backing up the story!
Dark Horse have broken away from the rest of the pack! The announcement has come in that Francesco Francavilla will be following up his extremely successful Black Beetle miniseries with a second mini in October, called Necrologue. A five-issue series, Francavilla will once again handle both writing and art duties on the book.
Dark Horse have thrown their saddle into the announcement arena, with the news that this December they’ll be publishing a print version of Victor Santos’ silent webcomic Polar. An interesting wrinkle, though, is that the print edition is going to include dialogue for the entire story. Santos has written a script especially for the print edition.
Fox’s Sunday animation lineup has spawned a few comics over the years. Bongo has a whole line of Simpsons comics. Devil’s Due and Titan have both done Family Guy comics. Now Bob’s Burgers steps up to the plate with a series in the works from Dynamite. Official PR follows: SDCC Announcement – Dynamite Entertainment and […]