Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: Chris Roberson on Doc Savage

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TweetYet anther big debut this week for Dynamite with the new DOC SAVAGE written by the always insightful Chris Roberson. Robert Napton asks the questions: Q: Hi, Chris, Doc Savage has a long history: pulps, radio, novels, comics, film. What influences did you decide to draw upon for this new comic series? ROBERSON: The principle […]

Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: Jai Nitz on GRIMM: THE WARLOCK #1

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TweetGRIMM: THE WARLOCK is based on the popular TV show, and Jai Nitz is here to talk about the first issue of the book. Robert Napton is asking the questions on this Dynamite Friday. Q: Jai, it’s always fun and challenging to write comics for a show thats on the air because it’s a fluid […]

Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: David Liss on Moriarty Lives! #1

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Tweet Continuing our interview series, here’s Robert Napton talking to David Liss about Moriarty Lives #1, on sale now, which investigates Sherlock Holmes great nemesis: Q: Before we start talking about the specifics of your series, let me ask a question about Moriarty in general. Those who know the Holmes mythos from films or television […]

Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: Tony Lee on BSG: Starbuck #2

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Tweet It’s Dynamite Friday here at The Beat with DEJAH THORIS writer Robert Napton interviewing various peeps. Here’s Tony Lee on that rogue, Starbuck: Q: As a fellow writer of Battlestar comics, I think focusing on the time before the destruction of the colonies and specifically the origin of Starbuck is a very compelling idea. […]

Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: Andy Diggle on Uncanny and his big 2014

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TweetIt’s Dynamite Friday here at The Beat with DEJAH THORIS writer Robert Napton interviewing various peeps. First up, Andy Diggle, whose UNCANNY #5 just came out Q: Andy, just a general question first — if someone hasn’t ready Uncanny, can you tell us what it’s about? DIGGLE: UNCANNY is a noir-tinged supernatural action thriller about […]

Indie Month-to-Month Sales October 2013: Indies rebound after that dastardly Villains Month

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Tweet By Paul Mellerick Far more indie titles this month after DC’s Villains month stunt last month, that added 52 extra DC titles into the chart. 135 indie titles charted in the top 300, up on last month’s 109. Partly, but not entirely due to this month’s Walking Dead issue, the indie chart sold approximately […]

Marvel edges DC as other publishers make gains in November sales charts

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Tweet Marvel edged out DC for sales, but DC had a strong 1-2 punch in the top comics for November with Batman and, surprisingly, the all-star Harley Quinn #0 issue. Marvel’s top book was Amazing X-Men #1. It was a four-week month so sales were down overall, against last month, and year to year, although […]

31 days of Winter Festivals: Dustin Nguyen’s Lil Gotham Christmas

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Tweet I would buy these. Via Goonie’s tumblr which is all Christmas all the time now.

Okay so now that Frank Miller cover to Detective #27 is happening after all

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Tweet Just the other day DC announced that it was canceling all orders for a variant cover for the extra big sized DETECTIVE #27 by Frank Miller. Since Miller hasn’t been seen around too much lately this wasn’t too surprising, but since the book had already gone through FOC, it was a pain for retailers […]

Retailer Brian Hibbs acquires second comic shop, Comic Outpost

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Veteran Bay Area retailer Brian Hibbs, of Comix Experience, Savage Critics, and Tilting at Windmills fame just announced something pretty momentous: he’s acquired a second store by purchasing the assets of Comic Outpost, Hibbs will take over running the sore on Monday December 16th. ON a FB ppst he added, “I have nothing but good things to say about owner Gary Buechler, and I think that store is a great testament to his love and passion for comics! I’m going to work hard to match that passion.”