WebComic alert: Dark Horse launches “Project Black Sky” online

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WebComic alert: Dark Horse launches “Project Black Sky” onlinehttp://ift.tt/1fEWFl1 Tweet As part of their “Project Black Sky” superhero lone relaunch, Dark Horse is launching a series of webcomics  at ProjectBlackSky.net. They’ve been promoting the launch via their viral IWatchTheSky.com site. The comcis will be scripted by Fred Van Lente (Brain Boy, Conan) along with various artists. […]

Kate Willaert’s amazing inforgraphic shows the evolution of Spider-Man’s costume

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Kate Willaert’s amazing inforgraphic shows the evolution of Spider-Man’s costumehttp://ift.tt/1obfzjj Tweet Hopefully by now you’ve all seen the debut of new contributor Kate Willaert’s column “By Its Cover” which looks at the best of the week’s cover designs—I’ve been wanting to add more craft-focused pieces to the Beat and this really fits the bill. Kate […]

Photo: Al Feldstein and Jerry Robinson

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Photo: Al Feldstein and Jerry Robinsonhttp://ift.tt/PY7jai Tweet I have some nice pictures of the late Al Feldstein from several San Diegos ago, but I couldn’t find them in my 20000+ digital photo library. But I did find this bad blurry photo of Feldstein and the late Jerry Robinson from 2008. I wish I’d gotten a […]

WebComic alert: Dark Horse launches “Project Black Sky” online

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As part of their “Project Black Sky” superhero lone relaunch, Dark Horse is launching a series of webcomics  at ProjectBlackSky.net. They’ve been promoting the launch via their viral IWatchTheSky.com site. The comcis will be scripted by Fred Van Lente (Brain BoyConan) along with various artists. Colorist Dan Jackson and letterer Nate Piekos are also part of the team. The comcis will run until September with new content almost daily. YOu can also pick up a Free Comic Book Day Project Black Sky book tomorrow.

The Beat Podcasts! More To Come Captain America 2 Special

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The Beat Podcasts! More To Come Captain America 2 Specialhttp://ift.tt/Yg2pXO Tweet Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s very special podcast the More to Come Crew – Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald, Calvin Reid and […]

Escape Pod Comics celebrates FCBD this SUNDAY with Gownley, Reeder, Montclare

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Escape Pod Comics celebrates FCBD this SUNDAY with Gownley, Reeder, Montclarehttp://ift.tt/1kwvqpZ Tweet Escape Pod Comics in Huntington Long Island is closed on Sturday6s, so you’ll get a second bite at the FCBD apple on Sunday at their store. And the first 10 people to buy a copy of this print by Riley Schmitz get a […]

Kate Willaert’s amazing inforgraphic shows the evolution of Spider-Man’s costume

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Hopefully by now you’ve all seen the debut of new contributor Kate Willaert’s column “By Its Cover” which looks at the best of the week’s cover designs—I’ve been wanting to add more craft-focused pieces to the Beat and this really fits the bill.

By Its Cover (Week Of 04.23.14): Let’s Talk Comic Cover Design

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By Its Cover (Week Of 04.23.14): Let’s Talk Comic Cover Designhttp://ift.tt/1naTRMm Tweet They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but that’s never stopped us. We can’t help it. If we could, publishers wouldn’t be hiring the industry’s top names to illustrate them.  Covers are the first thing we see, and its important that […]

In India they are celebrating Free Comic Book Weekend with free downloads

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In India they are celebrating Free Comic Book Weekend with free downloadshttp://ift.tt/1rMzwgD Tweet I thought this announcement of global comic book love was worth it’s very own post. This is the second time this event has been held, sponsored by the Comic Con India. And instead of going to stores, you download free comics from […]

Watch the Lego Simpsons trailer

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Watch the Lego Simpsons trailerhttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet This sunday’s episode of the Simpsons will be lego style and here’s a trailer. This is so amazing that my head hurts. #call_to_action h4{padding:0px 5px;}

Free Comic Book Day Events From Coast to Coast

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Free Comic Book Day Events From Coast to Coasthttp://ift.tt/1udyRZx Tweet Please note this is not a comprehensive listing of Free Comic Book Events –it’s just info that people sent me. To find an event near you, go here. But it is indicative of some of the amazing things happening tomorrow, from an Eastman/Laird joint appearance […]

Photo: Al Feldstein and Jerry Robinson

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I have some nice pictures of the late Al Feldstein from several San Diegos ago, but I couldn’t find them in my 20000+ digital photo library. But I did find this bad blurry photo of Feldstein and the late Jerry Robinson from 2008. I wish I’d gotten a better photo of them together but they […]

The Beat Podcasts! More To Come Captain America 2 Special

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Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s very special podcast the More to Come Crew – Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald, Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, […]

PLEASE check out this massive Free Comic Book Day Directory

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PLEASE check out this massive Free Comic Book Day Directoryhttp://ift.tt/Sh3AXq Tweet It’s the biggest comics book day of the year. Wondering where to go for Free Comic Book Day? Wonder no more! Trevor at How to Love Comics has done all the hard work and put together a Free Comic Book Day Directory with over […]

Escape Pod Comics celebrates FCBD this SUNDAY with Gownley, Reeder, Montclare

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Escape Pod Comics in Huntington Long Island is closed on Sturday6s, so you’ll get a second bite at the FCBD apple on Sunday at their store. And the first 10 people to buy a copy of this print by Riley Schmitz get a bonus drawing. DETAILS: Free Comic book day, the national event in which […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 5/2/2014: No More ADHD

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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 5/2/2014: No More ADHDhttp://ift.tt/1mkZv1z Tweet § Old news, but unmentioned here. It seems Fox has cancelled its Saturday night ADHD animation block. But two animated shows will be coming back on Sunday night—which ones we don’t know yet. The fate of Axe Cop remains unclear — the creator was making sounds like […]