Comics

It’s another Saturday, and that must mean it’s already time for Weekend Reading 54! We don’t think you’ll be too surprised to find that we’re going to be spending out weekend in what has become the customary fashion: locked inside Stately Beat Manor, and comfortably situated between a stack of books and a stack of
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Robin #1 is due out April 27 from the creative team of writer Joshua Williams and artist Gleb Melnikov, and in today’s preview of the issue, we see Damian Wayne striking out on his own and landing…on LAZARUS ISLAND. It’s a pretty cool setup, and it leads to Damian not only teaming up with Rose Wilson and Connor Hawke,
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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 surreal, reality bending debut of Butterfly Transition, a charming fantasy series called Unicorn: Vampire Hunter, and more. Let’s get started! Butterfly Transition: A comic of
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Save It For Later, available on April 6th, 2021. In Save It For Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest, available from Abrams Comics Arts on April 6th, 2021, cartoonist Nate Powell reflects on his life in the United States between 2016 and 2020. From the rising tide of white supremacy to the consequences
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In Bravo by Casey Nowak, a woman awakes from suspended animation to find herself alone in space… well, alone except for her awful cat, Judy (who has beat the 50/50 odds against her survival of hibernation), and a computer program named Bravo. Introducing my new sci-fi weekly webcomic, BRAVO, about a woman alone in outer
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Welcome to another edition of the Marvel Rundown! It’s a week of exciting debuts, with Daniel Warren Johnson and Mike Spicer’s Beta Ray Bill #1 and our main book this week, Maurene Goo, Takeshi Miyazawa, and Ian Herring’s Silk #1, spinning out of the mainline Amazing Spider-Man series following Silk’s appearance in that book’s latest event arc. This series was announced… a while ago… so I was
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Witchblood #1 is available today at your local comic shop. Witchblood #1 Created by: Matthew Erman & Lisa SterleColors: Gab ContrerasLetters: Jim CampbellPublisher: Vault Comics In Witchblood #1 by Matthew Erman, Lisa Sterle, Gab Contreras, and Jim Campbell, introduces readers to Yonna D’arc the well-dressed witch, her feathered friend Bhu, and her trusty steed, Ramblin’
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Vault Comics’ sold-out hit comic Witchblood is getting a hyper-limited edition variant cover featuring a glow-in-the-dark ink treatment printed on deluxe heavyweight paper. With cover art by Lisa Sterle and design by Tim Daniel, this special limited edition cover is a tribute to the poster for the classic film, Easy Rider. Only available in the publishers’ webstore, the variant cover is limited to
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Making his directorial debut, Randall Park has been tapped to direct the film adaptation of Adrian Tomine‘s acclaimed graphic novel Shortcomings for Roadside Attractions and Imminent Collision! Shortcomings follows a trip of young Bay Area urbanites — Ben Tanaka, Miko Hayashi, and Alice Kim — as they navigate a range of interperonal relationships, traversing the
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Making comics for kids is practically a license to print money these days, and Aftershock Comics is joining the fray with Seismic Press, a new imprint aimed at the YA market. The line kicks off with RAINBOW BRIDGE, from creators Steve Orlando and Steve Foxe and illustrator Valentina Brancati, in August. “AfterShock’s mission has always been to push readers
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THIS WEEK: For a special fifth-week edition, the DC Round-Up team reconvenes to discuss the final entry of DC’s Future State event, and reflects on what’s worked and not worked during the first month of the Infinite Frontier initiative. Joe Grunenwald: Welcome, friends (and me), to the final Future State discussion ever until Future State:
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You’ve had Maximum, Minimum, Superior, Absolute and regular old vanilla Carnage but this summer you will get…Extreme Carnage. The King in Black event is a week away from its conclusion but Marvel Comics are already teasing the next symbiote event. In a tale told in the aftermath of King in Black, the Life Symbiotes (Phage,
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Kodansha has four new digital titles coming our way in May. They’ll be available on a number of platforms and apps including the ever-popular Comixology, Kindle, Google Play, Bookwalker, Nook and izneo. Let’s take a look, okay? Okay! With the Sheikh in His HaremBy Rin Miasa Sanagi loves nothing more than money—not even love. After
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Vault Comics has announced their 2021 Cover Artists-in-Residence (or “CAIR”) variant program, featuring Yoshi Yoshitani (Beneath the Moon), Martin Simmonds (The Department of Truth), Joshua Hixson (The Plot), Corin Howell (Dark Red), and Jen Hickman (Test). The CAIR program will see each of these artists drawing open-order variants for the entire run of the Vault series of their choosing. The program starts with Yoshitani’s cover
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