INTERVIEW: Larry Hama is a Historian of Horror in THE STRANGER

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Tweet Sitting down to describe Larry Hama’s career it a pretty overwhelming task. Do you talk about his start in comics at the age of 16, his service in Vietnam, his work as a penciller in comics, or his tremendous writing output, spanning decades? Add to that the fact that this all creates a composite […]

REVIEW: A Driven Man in BALTIMORE: THE WIDOW AND THE TANK

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TweetLord Henry Baltimore, Vampire Hunter, is more strictly speaking the hunter of a specific vampire, as THE WIDOW AND THE TANK one-shot reminds us. For such a goal-oriented guy, he certainly leaves plenty of ash-piles along the way, not to mention the corpses of other creatures he may happen to encounter. Writers Mike Mignola and […]

The Beat Comic Reviews for 12/12/12: Batman Vs Vampires

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TweetHey! It’s one of those dates where American readers can’t shout at me for getting the day and month the ‘wrong’ way round! Hurrah! That’s a relief. This week was Dennis Hopeless Week, with the writer bringing two new Marvel launches to the world. I’ll be reviewing one of them - the controversy-bathing Avengers Arena – […]

True Blood Episode 1: All kinds of bad blood

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Welcome to a recap of the premiere episode of True Blood’s Season Three. I will be recapping episodes of True Blood for the Beat throughout Season Three. Read on and let it bleed in the comments section, bitches.