TCAF announces first six guests and expanding programming for 2014

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TCAF announces first six guests and expanding programming for 2014http://ift.tt/1i2zq3I Tweet While 2013′s plum pudding is yet to be fully digested, the menu for 2014′s comics events highlights is being set. And here to light the first burners is TCAF with it’s first guest announcements and news of greatly expanded programming. Among the guests for […]

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In reality, Travers was a feisty, stereotype-breaking bisexual — a single mom who adopted a baby in her 40s, studied Zen meditation in Kyoto, and was publishing erotica about her silky underwear 10 years before Walt had sketched his mouse. Now that’s a character worth slapping on-screen, instead of this stiff British stereotype determined to […]

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Portland’s Stumptown Comics Festival on hold as some operations move to Rose CIty Comic-Con

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Portland’s Stumptown Comics Festival on hold as some operations move to Rose CIty Comic-Conhttp://ift.tt/19T6xz3 Tweet The Stumptown Comics Festival , Portland’s long running indie comics show, is ending in its present form, but the Awards and its indie-focused programming will become part of the Rose City Comic-Con, which is held in September. According to Stumptown […]

UPDATE: Troubles and plagiarism charges grow for LaBeouf as Clowes contemplates legal action

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UPDATE: Troubles and plagiarism charges grow for LaBeouf as Clowes contemplates legal actionhttp://ift.tt/IVBrA2 Tweet Upcoming projects from Studio LaBeouf: NINEBALL, FLOYD FLLEWELLYN, BAVID DORING, MILSON, LIKE A VELOUR MITTEN CAST IN BRONZE, GOATS WORLD — James Urbaniak (@JamesUrbaniak) December 17, 2013 LaBeouf-Gate—in which an A-list young actor continues to dig himself deeper and deeper after […]

Sparkplug Books announces the end of REICH for 2014 and a fundraiser

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Sparkplug Books announces the end of REICH for 2014 and a fundraiserhttp://ift.tt/1eoFrau Tweet Sparkplug Books has has some changes in the last few years, following the death of founder Dylan Williams, but under new publisher Virginia Paine, it’s stayed in the game. In an email, Paine shared some plans for 2014…and also the news that […]

Earth Crisis Teams Up with Liberator, Plus New All-Star Line-Up

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Earth Crisis Teams Up with Liberator, Plus New All-Star Line-Uphttp://ift.tt/1fn4qr9 Tweet That’s Earth Crisis as in the metalcore band, Liberator as in the hit Black Mask Studios comic, and all-star as in “holy crap these are brilliant people”. Not new crisis in DC Multiverse with superhuman Marvel task force spearheaded by All-Star Super-Batman. But feel […]

TCAF announces first six guests and expanding programming for 2014

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While 2013’s plum pudding is yet to be fully digested, the menu for 2014’s comics events highlights is being set. And here to light the first burners is TCAF with it’s first guest announcements and news of greatly expanded programming. Among the guests for 2014: Lynn Johnston, Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki, manga-ka Est Em, Kate […]

Preview: Hit #4 — the big wrap-up

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Preview: Hit #4 — the big wrap-uphttp://ift.tt/1bQhKn5 Tweet The mini-series by bryce Carlson and Vanesa R. Del Rey wraps-up with the fourth and final issues. Here’s a peek: Hit #4 (FINAL ISSUE) Writer(s): Bryce Carlson Artist(s): Vanesa R. Del Rey Cover by Ryan sook Diamond Code: OCT131000 Preview Pack: Covers + First 5 pages There’s […]

Preview: Bravest Warriors #15

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Preview: Bravest Warriors #15http://ift.tt/1bQhK6v Tweet Here’s a look at all the covers and some interiors. Variants covers by Tyson Hesse, Kali Fontecchio, Laura Knetzger and Andrew Greenstone Bravest Warriors #15 Writer(s): Eric M. Esquivel Artist(s): Mike Holmes Have you ever wondered where the Bravest Warriors got their super rad weapons? Were they found in a […]

Preview: RED SONJA #6 by Simone and Geovani

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Preview: RED SONJA #6 by Simone and Geovanihttp://ift.tt/18RgZqp Tweet We already previewed this a few days ago, but here are some MORE art pages, just for Beat readers, including the cover by Jill Thompson. RED SONJA #6 Gail Simone (w) Walter Geovani (a) Jenny Frison, Jill Thompson (c) Fans & retailers, order the cover of […]

Preview: VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES VOL. 8 by Maroto and Gonzalez

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Preview: VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES VOL. 8 by Maroto and Gonzalezhttp://ift.tt/1c0S08w Tweet Return with us to the golden age of black and white horror magazines, if you will…a time when captions were prolific, and things that looked like Gollum attacked lady vampires. VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES VOL. 8 Howard Chaykin, Bill DuBay, Roger McKenzie & more (w) Richard Corben, […]

Preview: Codename Action #4

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Preview: Codename Action #4http://ift.tt/1bPZz0M Tweet CODENAME: ACTION #4 (of 6) Chris Roberson (w) Jonathan Lau (a) Jae Lee, Jonathan Lau (c) FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+ Operative 1001 has managed to locate the hidden headquarters of the shadowy organization that is driving the world to the brink of war. But even if […]

NAMCO HIGH, Andrew Hussie’s dating game of fanfic shipping, is live

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NAMCO HIGH, Andrew Hussie’s dating game of fanfic shipping, is livehttp://ift.tt/1eof4l5 Tweet It’s called Namco High and it’s a browser based dating sim game, developed for Shifty Look by What Pumpkin Studios and Date Nighto LLC under the creative direction of Homestuck’s Andrew Hussie. You play the cousin of the prince from Katamari (the cousin’s […]

Darabont sues AMC over The Walking Dead profits

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Darabont sues AMC over The Walking Dead profitshttp://ift.tt/19SpC4n Tweet Frank Darabont directing Andrew Lincoln in happier days. Credit: AMC They say failure is an orphan and success is the mother of a million lawsuits—or  something like that. AMC’s The Walking Dead show is such a huge success that’s it’s already spawned a now-dismissed suit by […]

Portland’s Stumptown Comics Festival on hold as some operations move to Rose CIty Comic-Con

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The Stumptown Comics Festival , Portland’s long running indie comics show, is ending in its present form, but the Awards and its indie-focused programming will become part of the Rose City Comic-Con, which is held in September. According to Stumptown board of directors Chair Shawna Gore, the two shows are NOT merging; it is, however […]

UPDATE: Troubles and plagiarism charges grow for LaBeouf as Clowes contemplates legal action

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LaBeouf-Gate—in which an A-list young actor continues to dig himself deeper and deeper after cluelessly ripping off a Daniel Clowes comic as the basis for a short films because SQUIRREL!—has been developing on several fronts.