Nice Art: Carla Speed McNeil’s “Snake and Frog Never Play Together”

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TweetCarla Speed McNeil has a comic she’s serializing on Tumblr, called “Snake and Frog Never Play Together”; it’s part of the Cautionary Fables and Fairy Tales: Africa Edition project currently being Kickstarted by Kel MacDonald. New Carla Speed McNeill is always something to be happy about!

Fantagraphics to publish MASSIVE gay manga

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TweetAs the diaspora of former PictureBox projects begins, it’s just been announced that Fantagraphics is picking up MASSIVE a huge overview of gay manga and its creators, put together by the same team as the very successful Passion of Gengorah Tagame book that came out this year. This promises to be an eye opening and […]

The Beat’s Annual Year End Survey, 2014 Edition, Part 2

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TweetHere’s the second part of our annual look at what’s happened and what happening next for comics. Thanks to everyone for all the time and thought they put into their answers. Part 1 can be found here. Rick Lowell, retailer, show runner 2014 Projects: MeCAF (Maine Comics Arts Festival), May 18, 2014, Portland, ME What was […]

LaBeouf wastes no time speaking out in others’ words in his first interview

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Tweet Well just a few hours ago we were speculating that serial plagiarist Shia LaBeouf wouldn’t be speaking out until the round of press for his next movie, band while his lawyers probably wish he would, it seems he’ll engage in pseudo-intellectual debates over the nature of art with anyone with his email address. It’s […]

Nice Art: Andreas Englund imagines the life of an aging superhero

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Tweet For years, Swedish painter Andreas Englund has been creating a series of heroic sized paintings depicting the life of an aging superhero, in all its glory and indignity. This is what a skintight suit looks like when the skin underneath isn’t so tight any more. It’s a strange, disturbing and yet hilarious series. Juxtapoz […]

Shia LaBeouf skywrites apology to Dan Clowes

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This is a thing that actually happened. When I first saw it popping up on my feeds I thought it was some kind of photo shop jobbie, but no. Shia LaBeouf, the embattled plagiarist/actor, hired a plane to skywrite “I am sorry Daniel Clowes” over the pellucid skies of Los Angeles.

Jim Starlin creating an original Thanos graphic novel for Marvel

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Tweet Jim Starlin wrote and drew Marvel’s very first original graphic novel back in 1982, The Death of Captain Marvel, and he’s at it again, 30 years later. It’s just been announced that Starlin is writing and drawing THANOS: THE INFINITY REVELATION a 100-page graphic novel that will continue Starlin’s influential Infinity series, and tie […]

For 2014 it’s 1975 again with this vintage Marvel calendar

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Return with us to the days of Power Man and flat coloring. It seems 2014 has the same calendar as 1975, and in 1975 there was a Mighy Marvel calendar. Mark Anderson has scanned in the calendar and posted big JPEGS so you can make your own wallpaper or print em out for yourself.

This is the year we actually GET THINGS DONE

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Yeah right. I’m sure with the new year, everyone has an idea to lose weight, get organized, ditch email or read more comics. How close we come to any of those is a matter of focus and discipline, but let’s all try!

Getting Things Done is the subject of many books and methods, especially for today’s multi tasking electronic world. The distraction of 25 Crazy Thongs Miley Cyrus Wore and You Won’t Believe What This Adorable Puppy Did to This Shoe! is a constant menace for all, and some experts think we all have some degree of ADD because of it.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 1/2/13: what have we to look forward to?

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§ Lists and stuff! 13th Dimension has a credible 13 Titles to Watch in ’14 While ComicBook.Com coud only muster five comics to look forward to.