Preview: Hit #4 — the big wrap-up

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TweetThe 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 no honor among thieves, and the same goes […]

Preview: Bravest Warriors #15

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TweetHere’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 yard sale, was it some […]

Preview: RED SONJA #6 by Simone and Geovani

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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.

Preview: VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES VOL. 8 by Maroto and Gonzalez

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TweetReturn 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, Jose Gonzalez, Esteban Maroto, Ramon Torrents & more (a) Enrich […]

Preview: Codename Action #4

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TweetCODENAME: 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 he manages to rescue Operator […]

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

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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 gender is not named) and then you can date various Namco […]

Darabont sues AMC over The Walking Dead profits

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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 original artist Tony Moore; and now original series creator Frank Darabont is suing AMC for unspecified but probably enormous damages, claiming he is being short changed via a form of “Hollywood Accounting.”

Happy International Darkstar Day 2013!

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TweetDarkstar Day is here again! Once a year we gather to celebrate this character, first created long back in the 1970s by Tony Isabella and George Tuska, and which has weaved in and out of Marvel’s comics irregularly for the last thirty-odd years. Laynia Petrovna may not be the most well known character Marvel ever […]

Dave Elliott Discusses The Return of the A1 Annual [Interview]

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TweetThe A1 Annuals first launched in 1989, a collection of new and old material featuring creators from all across the world of comics – from Alan Moore and Grant Morrison to Joe Kubert and Dave McKean. The A1 Annuals established themselves as a force to be reckoned with, a curation of intelligent and challenging comics […]

Neal Adams, Marvel and Wizard World team up for Miracleman Variant covers

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Tweet This is sort interesting because Marvel and DC haven’t been all that supportive of the growing Wizard World convention empire—very, very few publishers exhibit at the shows—so it’s a nice coup for Wizard to be selling variant Marvel merch. Neal Adams will be supplying new variant covers for Miracleman #1 at Portland Comic Con […]

STRAY BULLETS back from Image with collected edition, #41 a new series and digital previews

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TweetYou can purchase all 40 issues of David Lapham’s seminal STRAY BULLETS right now from Comixology. And more to come, including a 1200 page compdium, a new series and the long lost issue #41. Details here.

Editorial: Original Graphic Novels Are Good Business

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Tweet by Gina Gagliano [Last week we ran a piece asking for comic shop retailers to weigh in on the relative merits of periodical comics vs original graphic novels. Although the serial nature and rolling monetization model of periodicals was praised, we still live in a world where there are a lot of doe-in-one graphic […]

TCAF 2014 unveils first poster by Michael DeForge

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Tweet Right here. The Toronto Comic Arts Festival will be held May 10-11 and will be awesome.

31 days of Winter Festivals: Salem Hyde’s 12 Days of Chistmas by Frank Cammuso

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Tweet The Misadventures Salem Hyde is a rather charming kids comic that came out earlier this year featuring a young watch named Salem Hyde and her cat familiar Lord Percival J. Whamsford III. Creator Frank Cammuso has brought the duo back fora new version of The 12 Days of Christmas in which Salem misremembers the […]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David S. Goyer and a guy named Gaiman are making a Sandman movie

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Tweet Oi vey! My heart! Gotta sit down. The long, long LOOOOOOONG rumored Sandman movie is underway yet again, this time with Joseph Gordon-Levitt set to produce. Deadline had the details but JGL tweeted his involvement: Ladies and gentlemen, I'm incredibly honored to be working with David Goyer, Warner Bros, and @neilhimself on SANDMAN. #Prelude […]

Pundits weigh in on LeBeouf-gate

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Tweet This is doubtless just a teensy tinesy sampling of a still evolving story. Public opinion is Urijah Faber, and Shia is Michael MacDonald in this scenario. .@thecampaignbook Ah, naïveté. I mean, except for the 4 other movies you've directed and the 3 you've produced, this was all new, huh? — Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) December […]