Behold: Bartkira! An intriguing comics jam proposal

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Ryan Humphrey posted this fantastic Simpson/Akira mash up comic on his tumblr last night and it’s been picking up a healthy number of notes since. The comic (which you can see below) is really striking, mainly, I think, because of those splashes of colour against that rich cream background, in the sense of drama and dynamism Humphreys […]

The Beat’s Annual Guide to Winning the Oscar® Pool: Best Animated Shorts 2013

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So, once again, Hollywood confabulates and celebrates the best of motion picture arts and sciences tonight, at the 85th Academy Awards.  Among the many awards will be two showcasing the best in animation: Animated Feature Film and Short Film Animated.  Many people have seen the feature films (or had a chance to…dunno how many actually […]

Studio Coffee Run: Amazing Spiderman, Sin City 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past

Marvel villain, Electro

Oscar winner, Jamie Foxx, is in talks to play Marvel villiain, Electro, for the next installment of Amazing Spiderman. Foxx hinted as such in a Halloween tweet about his costume for the night