PREVIEW: THE ELTINGVILLE CLUB #1 takes on Fake Geek Girls and so much more

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Hold on to your pogs. Dark Horse has just released a preview of ELTINGVILLE CLUB #1 by Evan Dorkin the first part of a 2-issue mini series that does for the members of what True Detective episode 8 did for Rust and Marty. And from reading these pages you can see that Dorkin’s satire is […]

Attention world: Gilbert Hernandez’s BUMPERHEAD previewed

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How has it escaped the notice of the world for a week that Drawn and Quarterly announced that Gilbert Hernandez’s Bumperhead will debut at San Diego this year? And a cover and preview were released? For shame, comics industry, for shame. Would you ignore the new David Lynch movie? Gilbert Hernandez is our David Lynch. […]

Preview: Sonny Liew’s The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

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I’ve been following the progress of Sonny Liew’s (Malinky Robot, My Faith in Frankie) upcoming biography of Singaporean comics pioneer, Charlie Chan Hock Chye for a while now, which he’s been producing for publishers Epigram Books:

Previnterview: Gischler talks to Pak about Turok Dinosaur Hunter #1

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[It’s Wednesday so it muct be Dynomite spotlight time. Today Victor Gischler talks to Greg Pak about the debut of Turok Dinosaur Hunter #1 on sale today. AS you can see, the art by Bart Sears is outstanding.] Gischler: So, Greg, Turok is … wait what is he doing? Hunting dinosaurs?  Is this a game […]

Earth Crisis Teams Up with Liberator, Plus New All-Star Line-Up

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That’s Earth Crisis as in the metalcore band, Liberator as in the hit Black Mask Studios comic, and all-star as in “holy crap these are brilliant people”. Not new crisis in DC Multiverse with superhuman Marvel task force spearheaded by All-Star Super-Batman. But feel free to imagine either.

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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Return 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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CODENAME: 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 […]

Preview: Ghost #1 by DeConnick, Sebela and Sook

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Among the comics on sale tomorrow, Ghost #1, an ongoing continuation of the mini-series from a year ago. The creative team includes writers Kelly Sue DeConnick and Chris Sebela with artist Ryan Sook, so it looks very nice indeed. The first issue has a cover by Terry Dodson and an variant by Paolo Rivera. Ghost […]

CAB Preview: Life Zone by Simon Hanselmann

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Underground comics have made household names for a number of comics creators, whom at the forefront exposed a new era of radically unorthodox drawing styles and subject matters, but also whose eccentric personalities and antics made them as recognizable as the work they were putting out. It’s hard to fully comprehend a work like CEREBUS […]

Preview: Regular Show #5

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According to the preview copy, this is a one shot issue by Brian Butler and Brook Allen. RegularShow_05_preview_Page_01

Preview: Ballistic #3

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Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson continue their weirder than weird futuristic adventure.ballistic03_lowres__1_ 00001

Preview: Fatale #18

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On sale today, Ed Brubaker and Sean Philip’s stylish nor tale stays classy and lovely as always.
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CAB Preview: Windowpane 2 By Joe Kessler

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  Out of all the stunning and various paraphernalia I hauled away from last year’s BCGF, one of the books that clung most to my mind’s eye was the London micropublisher Breakdown Press‘s debut endeavor, WINDOWPANE by Joe Kessler. It’s hard to pinpoint precisely what element of the book was the most striking—Kessler imaginatively accomplished […]

CAB Preview: Comics Workbook Magazine

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  Since its inception into the vast Tumblr-sphere, Comics Workbook has profoundly reshaped and reinvigorated the communal mold of social blogging for cartoonists and readers alike. While the phenomenon of Tumblr has already served to blossom the indie comics community, Comics Workbook has proven to be an exceptional outlet for different comics creators to display […]

Preview: A Distant Soil #42

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Colleen Doran’s A Distant Soil is one of the original creator owned comics—and after a long run it’s actually coming to a close! Only nine issues remain after this one. Issue #42 is on sale this week. Art, story and Cover: Colleen Doran   The resistance dissolves into warring factions intent on seizing power. And […]