The Beat Podcasts! More To Come – Exit the Batwoman… Creators

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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 episode, Heidi and the rest of the More to Come Crew – Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss Batwoman, J. H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman […]

2013 Hugo Award nominees announced

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Awards season rolls on, unstoppable. The Hugos—given to the best in SF—have announced the 2013 nominees and here’s the comics category: Best Graphic Story (427 nominating ballots cast) Grandville Bête Noire, written and illustrated by Bryan Talbot (Dark Horse Comics, Jonathan Cape) Locke & Key Volume 5: Clockworks, written by Joe Hill, illustrated by Gabriel […]

The Hugo Awards 2012: And The Winners Are…

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By Steve Morris Congratulations to all concerned – and one note before we head any further. It appears that, whilst picking up his award for Doctor Who, Neil Gaiman possibly confirmed that he will be writing a second episode for next year: …only a fool or a mad man would try to do it again… so […]

The 2012 Hugo Awards will be livestreamed

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By Steve Morris Tonight, Chicago will see the presentation of The 2012 Hugo Awards, at the Hyatt Regency Grand Ballroom. With categories for comics, television, novellas, fanzines and more, the only medium apparently not represented this year will be websites. Hmph! That aside, the Hugos are one of the more prestigious sci-fi awards available, having […]