SDCC 14: #comicsbeat They’re not even waiting til we leave. #SDCC

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SDCC 14: #comicsbeat Someone lost their tail in the toilet. #sdcc #sdcc2014

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SDCC 14: #comicsbeat The year the shoe broke. Does anyone have duct tape? Srsly. Calling all cosplayers. #sdcc #sdcc2014

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The Beat Podcasts! – SDCC ’14 Day 2: Don Rosa, Eleanor Davis, Lucy Knisley & Archie Comics

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Live from San Diego Comic Con, it’s More To Come! Publishers Weekly’s podcast of comics news, interviews and discussion with Calvin Reid, Kate Fitzsimons and The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In part two of More To Come’s San Diego Comic-Con special, Calvin Reid talks to Don Rosa about Scrooge McDuck, European fans and Carl Barks; […]

Grant Morrison’s Trippy Map of DC’s Multiverse

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Grant Morrison’s got some structure in mind for his upcoming  Multiversity series and now we have a map to prove.  As you might expect, the map has a serious New Age feel to it.  Heaven and Hell show up in the ring around the multiverse along with Heaven and Hell in the “Sphere of the […]

SDCC 14: Aspen Comics Another “Aloha”

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By David Nieves Aspen Comics beat their own drum through the walls of Hall 9 today at SDCC. Panelsts included EIC Vince Hernandez, Beth Sotelo, Siya Oum, Jordan Gunderson, Giuseppe Cafaro, T.G Roberts, J.T Krul, Josh Reed, and Scott Lobdell. Festivities were led as usual by Frank Mastromro and Peter Steigerwald, kicking off with the […]

Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett, Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Hans on ‘Angela’ #1

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Angela, the character created by Neil Gaiman in another lifetime as part of the Spawn universe, will be receiving her own ongoing series later this year from the creative team of Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett, Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Hans. I don’t know how we reached this point either, but that’s a packed lineup of creators […]

SDCC ’14: Mighty Avengers Relaunches with Captain America in the Lead

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Did you know that Falcon is Captain America now? Just thought it worth mentioning ahead of time, so this article doesn’t confuse you. He’ll be the lead in a relaunch for Mighty Avengers in November, you see, with Al Ewing and Luke Ross on as the creative team for the series.

SDCC ’14: Scott McCloud’s Big Flashy Solo Panel

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Thursday was a good day if you’re a fan of the Scott McCloud. McCloud and his adoring family rushed from his insightful panel with Gene Luen Yang. The rooms couldn’t have been farther apart, and the technical difficulties didn’t help. Luckily, his daughters Winter, Sky and wife Ivy accompanied him in the thick of things. The […]

Unassuming Barber Shop: Batman Country, Part Two

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In case you missed the first portion of this special two-parter, it was revealed that Batman has conquered America and has established his black Bat-capital in a cave in Branson, Missouri.

That is not entirely true, but I do hope something of the story of the Bald Knobbers (cringey name aside) rang true for Batman fans. The vigilante story is old and real in America.

SDCC ’14: Spider-Verse panel Recap

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by Alexander Jones This early in the morning, it’s tough to get comics fans to wake up for anything. Luckily here at San Diego Comic-Con, there was a room full of eager Spidey fans frothing at the mouth to hear more news about the upcoming Spider-Verse event over at Marvel. The event combines every single […]

SDCC 14: #comicsbeat Toothless, you don’t look well. What’s wrong, boy? #sdcc

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SDCC 14: #comicsbeat Congratulations to the remarkable @hotwingforgery for winning 1st place in the @skylandersthegame costume contest!

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SDCC 14: Steve Niles Talks Bones and Punk Rock

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By David Nieves At SDCC I had the privilege to sit and talk with the master purveyor of words Steve Niles himself.  It was a brief chat about what went into one of the best books to come out of Dark Horse’s stable, Breath of Bones: A tale of the Golem. Along the way we […]

SDCC’ 2014: A Peek Inside

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by Pam Auditore Wednesday night there were fireworks  over the Bay.  Last night there were oodles of events including:  the MTVu fan fest at PetCo park; the Nerd HQ parties; the Comic Book Defense League Party; the Witches of East End Party around the San Diego and at the Convention Center and so it will […]

SDCC ’14: Bryan Fuller reveals season 3 Hannibal spoilers

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 By Hannah Lodge [Spoilers for the show up to and including season 2 below - obviously! - Steve] Hannibal show runner Bryan Fuller revealed some early details for the upcoming third season at Comic Con panel and press events Thursday, including the likely inclusion of Gillian Anderson as a series regular next year, the return […]