The Beat Podcasts! More To Come – Craig Yoe and Jeffrey Brown Interview Special

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Tweet Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s interview special, Heidi interviews comics historian, author, editor, and publisher Craig Yoe, author of the acclaimed Secret Identity and head of the Yoe! Books imprint as […]

Sales Analysis: October 2013 the biggest month in 16 years

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Tweetby John Jackson Miller [Reprinted with permission from Comichron] The comics industry’s momentum showed few signs of dissipating in October, as Direct Market shops in North America ordered more than $50 million worth of comic books and graphic novels for the first time in the 16 years that Diamond Comic Distributors has been the exclusive sales agent […]

Image announces another Image Expo for January 9

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Tweet Yikes, the 2014 comics calendar just got a new event to get it off to a bangin’ start: the third Image Expo, to be held January 9 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. From the looks of things it will be another big media and fan event, as was the last one, […]

Peter Pan, a Prequel by Régis Loisel: Dark, Discomforting, and Delightful

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Tweet Earlier this year, Soaring Penguin Press published the first complete English translation of Régis Loisel’s classic French series of bande dessinée, Peter Pan, a dark prequel to the JM Barrie fairy tale that pushes the boundaries of Neverland’s sinister origins.

Thor: The Dark World’s colossal debut proves Marvel’s clout yet again

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Tweet Wow, THOR: THE DARK WORLD has a huge opening weekend, and every one who says “Those superhero movies are going to get old any second now” are standing around looking more stupid than usual. Variety gapes in wonder and awe at the Disney/Marvel machine’s latest success story: The $86 million domestic opening — more […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 11/11/13 — wow a lot happened this weekend

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Tweet§ I hope to have more thoughts on the NC Comicon, DICE in Durham, reports from CAB and MORE in the next few days, but while I try to catch up on much needed sleep, here’s a few notes: § If you had said ten years ago that the comics event season would still be […]

THE FUSE Teased by Antony Johnston and Justin Greenwood

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TweetAnnounced through a new website this morning, it looks as though Image will soon be publishing a sci-fi miniseries from Antony Johnston and Justin Greenwood called THE FUSE.

Rob Williams and Simon Colby Launch The Royals: Masters of War

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TweetJoe Hughes at Comics Alliance has the launch details for a new 6-issue miniseries at Vertigo next year, The Royals: Masters of War. Written by Rob Williams and drawn by Simon Colby, two names familiar to anybody who’ve been following 2000AD over the last few years, the miniseries will give super powers to the Royal […]

Oni Press Announce Bad Machinery Vol 2

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TweetBlummin’ great news out today, as Oni Press have announced a release date for Volume 2 of Bad Machinery, John Allison’s webcomic. This follows on from the success of volume one, which collected together his story The Case of the Team Spirit. Due in March next year, volume 2 will collect The Case of the […]