Detective Comics #27 to Feature Frank Miller, Paul Dini, Neal Adams and more

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Also announced today by DC is the news that issue #27 of Detective Comics will be a special anniversary edition, and will feature work from a number of creators including Frank Miller, Scott Snyder, Paul Dini, Neal Adams, Francesco Francavilla, Sean Murphy and more. There will also be a story from the new creative team […]

Beat Contest: Win a piece of original art by Neal Adams at Wizard World Chicago

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Okay we don’t run too many contests here at The Beat, but when the prize is as awesome as this—a piece of original art created for you by Neal Adams—it is something we can’t pass up offering Beat readers a shot at.

SDCC’13: Neal Adams and The Holocaust

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By Bob Calhoun Neal Adams is surprisingly effervescent for a man about to sit on a Comic-Con panel on the Holocaust. “There aren’t more Jews here?” the comic art legend barks as he surveys the room. “Go out there and get more Jews!” he says, urging random audience members to help pack the room. “Leave the door […]

On The Scene: Wizard World’s “NYC Experience” Wasn’t Half Bad

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Among people I talk to about cons and comics, about half won’t bother to go to Wizard World Cons, about a quarter might go, but usually have mediocre things to say about them, and about a quarter haven’t ever been to one but haven’t totally ruled it out. This is because Wizard cons are known […]

Break into comics with Neal Adams, Kevin Smith, and the million dollar UcreateComics — UPDATED

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…and then take a long, long time to finish them. Just kidding. This new buddy pictures in the making will tour four cities as part of the UcreateComics Big Break Tour, starting in NYC on May 4th, 2013. (That’s also Free Comic Book Day.) And who is UcreateComics, you ask? According to the PR “a […]

Interview: The Odyssey of Neal Adams

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Interviewing Neal Adams over at the New Statesman in the run up to this month’s London Super Comic Con, we chatted about his legendary role in providing greater creator rights for all within the comics industry, his own start in comics, and pushing comics in a more “relevant” direction.

London Super-Con reveal their starting line-up of guests

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By Steve Morris, UK Correspondent This year London Super-Con surprised us all by netting Stan Lee as the guest of honour in only their first year of existence, leading many to wonder how they were going to top themselves for 2013. And while they haven’t yet announced the guest of honour for their second year, their […]