Comics

BOOM! Studios is adding another magical series to its BOOM! Box imprint. The publisher today has announced Mamo, a new five-issue series written and illustrated by Sas Milledge. The series, the first both written and illustrated by Milledge, follows a young witch who encounters unexpected challenges upon her return to her hometown. Here’s how BOOM! describes Mamo: Orla
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In The Good Asian #1 by Pornsak Pichetshote, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Lee Loughridge, and Jeff Powell, arriving May 5th, 2021 from Image Comics, readers will be introduced to Detective Edison Hark. FOC for this intriguing new series is TODAY, April 12th, 2021, so be sure and call your local comic shop NOW to reserve your copy! Check out this never-before-seen variant for The Good
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It’s Saturday once again, and that must mean it’s time for Weekend Reading 55! As always, we’re spending the weekend inside Stately Beat Manor, reading. What will you be paging through this weekend? The Beat wants to hear from you! Let us know in the comment section or on social media @comicsbeat! Weekend Reading 55:
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Welcome to The Beat’s crowdfunding round-up: a collection of some of our favorite campaigns from the week including one-shots, on-goings, anthologies and everything in-between. This week, we’re checking out the pre-commercialization holiday anthology, Yule, the English publication of Urban Tails, and more. Let’s get started! Dragons by the Yard Creators: Kelly Swails (author), Paola Amormino
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Black Mask Studios is gearing up for the debut of their new comic title Alice in Leatherland, which is scheduled to hit shops on April 21. Created by real-life couple Iolanda Zanfardino (writer) and Elisa Romboli (artist) during their pandemic lockdown together, the new mini-series offers a diverse sex comedy and a modern romantic comedy all in one, “celebrating
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Sunday Haha Is there any better feeling than unfolding the full-color page of Sunday newspaper comics? When you sign up for Sunday Haha, you’ll get an email that delivers that feeling right to your inbox each and every week! Sunday Haha’s first issue was released on May 10th, 2020. Now, nearly a year later, there
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Magic #1 Writer: Jed MacKayArtist: Ig GuaraColor Artist: Arianna Consonni of Arancia StudiosLetterer: Ed DukeshireCover Artists: Matteo Scalera & Moreno DinisioPublisher: BOOM! Studios As is the case with many long-running franchises built on decades of lore and content, getting into Magic: The Gathering can seem a daunting task to the uninitiated. It’s not unlike deciding to jump into X-Men comics
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After six years, Invader Zim is ending its run. The comics continuation of the Invader Zim animated series from Oni-Lion Forge will end this summer with the aid of original creator Jhonen Vasquez. The Invader Zim comics at Oni-Lion Forge have been winding down for the past year. The last issues of the monthly comic
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Any new comic book series from Ryan K. Lindsay is worth readers’ attention, especially when he’s re-teaming with frequent collaborator Sami Kivela. Their latest joint venture is Everfrost, a character-driven adventure in a futuristic arctic setting published by Black Mask Studios. The first issue of the 4-issue miniseries releases on June 2. Pre-orders close on April 18.
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Last year, Comixology released Crema, Johnnie Christmas, Dante Luiz, and Ryan Ferrier‘s horror-romance graphic novel, as part of their Comixology Originals lineup of titles. Now Crema is set to get a print release from Dark Horse Comics, as part of the publisher’s ongoing partnership with Comixology. Here’s how Comixology describes Crema: Esme, a barista, feels invisible, like a ghost…. Also, when
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In today’s exclusive preview of BEQUEST #2 from AfterShock Comics, the story takes us to high fantasy realms…and also Chicago’s tourist trap, Navy Pier. That is, after all, the general conceit of this new series from writer Tim Seely, artist Freddie E. Williams II, colorist Jeremy Colwell, and letterer Marshall Dillon. Debuting last month, this is essentially a series that bounces between
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Vault has announced a series of interlocking Witchblood cover variants from Cover-Artist-in-Residence, Yoshi Yoshitani (Beneath the Moon). Each of the five connected pieces will be published as open-order variants for Witchblood  #1 through #5. Vault’s 2021 Cover Artists-in-Residence (or CAIR) program features Yoshitani along with Martin Simmonds (The Department of Truth), Corin Howell (Shadow Service), Joshua Hixson (The Plot), and Jen Hickman (I Breathed a Body). The CAIR program
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