Dark Horse Announce The Stan Sakai Project

beat-default

Dark Horse Announce The Stan Sakai Projecthttp://ift.tt/1a8nbAq Tweet To celebrate thirty years of Usagi Yojimbo, and to raise donations for the series’ creator Stan Sakai, Dark Horse have today announced The Stan Sakai Project. An oversized hardcover, the project will feature a number of different creators as they pay tribute to the character and series. […]

Dark Horse Announce The Stan Sakai Project

sakai

To celebrate thirty years of Usagi Yojimbo, and to raise donations for the series’ creator Stan Sakai, Dark Horse have today announced The Stan Sakai Project. An oversized hardcover, the project will feature a number of different creators as they pay tribute to the character and series. All proceeds from the book will go to […]

Would You Like to be Murdered in Rachel Rising?

beat-default

Would You Like to be Murdered in Rachel Rising?http://ift.tt/1gufUOj Tweet Terry Moore, creator of the series Rachel Rising, has set up a competition which offers the lucky winner a chance to get brutally murdered within the pages of an upcoming issue. Would you like to be horribly savaged by a ten year old girl? Then […]

On the scene: Amazing Arizona Comic Con 2014

beat-default

On the scene: Amazing Arizona Comic Con 2014http://ift.tt/1bapeiu Tweet When the rest of the world is freezing their ass off, Phoenicians are dressed in shorts and Stormtrooper armor. Fortunately, it didn’t rain like last year. The 2014 Amazing Arizona Comic Con wrapped up another remarkable show. It’s hard to believe this con started out in the […]

First Second Announce Graphic Novel from Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

beat-default

First Second Announce Graphic Novel from Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hickshttp://ift.tt/1hRCQ6I Tweet First Second have today announced that one of their next big projects will come from the creative team of Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks, who’ll be working on an as-yet-unnamed graphic novel together. On top of this, the company have also […]

My Angoulême Diary, Day 0: Planes, Trains and Camembert

beat-default

My Angoulême Diary, Day 0: Planes, Trains and Camemberthttp://ift.tt/Ml7Wcr Tweet Bonjour, Beat readers, after two days of travel and jetlag, I’m pretty much embedded here in the Rights Center at Angouleme, with free wifi and free Nescafe. I haven’t had a chance to see most of the Festival yet, but that will take several days […]

Pedigree Chum 30/01/14: Après Moi le Déluge

beat-default

Pedigree Chum 30/01/14: Après Moi le Délugehttp://ift.tt/1gtuQfo Tweet Hey! How about that? A bit of French to start things off, how fancy and educational we’re all being this morning. Heidi’s swanned off to France to drink Cognac and Coffee for a few days, leaving the rest of us here to wander the vast wasteland of the […]

Would You Like to be Murdered in Rachel Rising?

zoe

Terry Moore, creator of the series Rachel Rising, has set up a competition which offers the lucky winner a chance to get brutally murdered within the pages of an upcoming issue. Would you like to be horribly savaged by a ten year old girl? Then read on.

On the scene: Amazing Arizona Comic Con 2014

Rocket Raccoon - Photo by Henry Barajas

When the rest of the world is freezing their ass off, Phoenicians are dressed in shorts and Stormtrooper armor. Fortunately, it didn’t rain like last year. The 2014 Amazing Arizona Comic Con wrapped up another remarkable show. It’s hard to believe this con started out in the cramp, strangely cool Mesa center all those years ago. […]

First Second Announce Graphic Novel from Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

firstsecond

First Second have today announced that one of their next big projects will come from the creative team of Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks, who’ll be working on an as-yet-unnamed graphic novel together. On top of this, the company have also signed Rowell for a two-book deal, meaning she’ll also have a second project […]

My Angoulême Diary, Day 0: Planes, Trains and Camembert

IMG_5221.jpg

Bonjour, Beat readers, after two days of travel and jetlag, I’m pretty much embedded here in the Rights Center at Angouleme, with free wifi and free Nescafe.

I haven’t had a chance to see most of the Festival yet, but that will take several days as the entire town has been taken over by the world of bande desinée.

Pedigree Chum 30/01/14: Après Moi le Déluge

angouleme

Hey! How about that? A bit of French to start things off, how fancy and educational we’re all being this morning. Heidi’s swanned off to France to drink Cognac and Coffee for a few days, leaving the rest of us here to wander the vast wasteland of the internet, stood in the shadow of a tower […]

Interview: Mick Foley talks about his surreal new WWE Superstars comic

beat-default

Interview: Mick Foley talks about his surreal new WWE Superstars comichttp://comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/110812foley1.jpg Tweet [I don’t follow wrestling as closely as I used to, but if there’s one sports entertainment superstar that you can’t ignore, it’s Mick Foley. Whether you were laughing at Mankind, Dude Love or Cactus Jack, Foley’s stellar, often poignant promos, absurdist gimmicks—Socko?—and ability […]

Interview: Mick Foley talks about his surreal new WWE Superstars comic

110812foley1.jpg

[I don’t follow wrestling as closely as I used to, but if there’s one sports entertainment superstar that you can’t ignore, it’s Mick Foley. Whether you were laughing at Mankind, Dude Love or Cactus Jack, Foley’s stellar, often poignant promos, absurdist gimmicks—Socko?—and ability to take more chair shots than anyone should, made him one of […]

Stephen Mooney Wraps Up Half Past Danger’s First Volume [Interview]

beat-default

Stephen Mooney Wraps Up Half Past Danger’s First Volume [Interview]http://ift.tt/1jJ5evx Tweet Stephen Mooney’s miniseries Half Past Danger comes out in a big hardcover edition today, published by IDW. It’s a story of heroes versus dinosaurs, with Nazis, femme fatales and even the odd ninja thrown in, all written and drawn in incredible fashion by Mooney as […]

Stephen Mooney Wraps Up Half Past Danger’s First Volume [Interview]

HPD_1_Reprint_Cover_Sml

Stephen Mooney’s miniseries Half Past Danger comes out in a big hardcover edition today, published by IDW. It’s a story of heroes versus dinosaurs, with Nazis, femme fatales and even the odd ninja thrown in, all written and drawn in incredible fashion by Mooney as his first creator-owned and made project. I spoke to Mooney last year […]