Black Friday/Gift Guide: Gallery 1988 offers all kinds of artsy gifties

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Tweet LA’s Gallery 1988 has become a madly successful out post for pop art, much of it TV themed, but all of it playful. THey’re offering a big Black Friday sale now until the end of the year, with 30% off their assortment of prints. They also have a few new offerings:       […]

(A) Top Ten Holiday Gift Guide for Black Friday and Beyond

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TweetBy Jeffrey O. Gustafson At this point in the morning of Black Friday, so many of you have already done your shopping. But if you are like me, you don’t celebrate any of this stuff and don’t get gifts for people. (I’m not a role model.) When Heidi asked me to put together a holiday […]

Black Friday/Small Business Saturday deals: What’s happening in shops

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TweetThis is a busy retail time of year. I’ll be updating this post as I go along and in between holiday cooking tasks. Keep checking back! And happy shopping. Lee’s Comics, Mountain View and San Mateo We will be giving a Grab bag to the first 50 people per store. The grab bag may contain […]

Thought Bubble 2013: Diversity in Comics Panel in Full

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TweetIn light of recent discussions and events in the world of comics, this was quite possibly the most important panel of the UK’s favourite convention, and one that took a decidedly positive look at the issues surrounding diversity – or lack thereof – in comics.

Black Friday Comics: Sales! Sales! Sales!!

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TweetToday is Black Friday, when America celebrates their foundations through the buying of heavily discounted goods. The Beat, being a comics blog, strongly endorses the existence of sales and things being affordable, and in the spirit of that: here’s a list of the various comic book sales being held today.

Black Friday: comiXology offers Image and Avengers/X-Men sales

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TweetBlack Friday to Cyber Monday (11/29-12/2), comiXology is offering two special sales, with selected Avengers and X-Men and Image titles marked down to 99¢ 11/29 – 12/2 – Avengers vs. X-Men Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale: Avengers vs X-Men #0-12 AVX: VS #1-6 AVX: Consequences #1-5 Avengers vs X-Men Infinite #1, 6, 10 Avengers Academy #29-33 […]

Spotlight Cartoonist: Connie Sun –”Snow Hunks”

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The Phoenix Reaches 100 Issues Not Out

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TweetTomorrow sees the 100th issue of The Phoenix, the weekly children’s comic, published. This represents quite the milestone, as The Phoenix is the first independent British comic to hit 100 issues in over 40 years.