Comics

-Advertisement- Looking for a good deal on digital comics? Dynamite and Fanatical have you covered. Available now for BundleFest, fans can snag more than $300 worth of comics at a savings of 95% off the retail price. Deals feature more than 70 individual issues and a dozen graphic novels. There are three tiers from which
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-Advertisement- Listen up, fleshy ones! This week’s Marvel Retro Rundown takes a look at one of the best ☠☠☠☠☠☠☠ superhero comics of the 2000s. Warren Ellis & Stuart Immonen created one of the most unique mainstream superhero experiences of the decade with every issue of their 2006 series Nextwave. Does the over-the-top adventure hold up for a first-time
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-Advertisement- Earlier this month, Marvel Comics made some waves when they announced they would be putting out new issues of a few of their titles like Hawkeye: Blindspot, Ant-Man, and Ghost-Spider, which began or were originally solicited as physical series, as digital-only releases. Now Marvel has announced some additional new single issues that will only be available
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-Advertisement- Initially scheduled for August 2020, Star Wars: The High Republic, the Lucasfilm publishing event set roughly two hundred years before Episode I: The Phantom Menace, has been delayed until January 2021 as a result of issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally known as “Project Luminous,” The High Republic is comprised of several books and comics at multiple
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-Advertisement- Study Guide is a series of lesson plans paired with graphic novels. This unofficial guide to the first collection of Moomin strips was written for the unexpected COVID-19 classrooms of 2020. Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip Vol.1 Written and illustrated by Tove JanssonPublished by Drawn & Quarterly Statement of IntentBizarre, silly, beautiful.
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-Advertisement- Batman: The Smile Killer is due out June 23 from the Eisner Award-winning team of writer Jeff Lemire and artist Andrea Sorrentino…and today DC Comics has shared the first interior pages from the forthcoming one shot. The book is a follow-up to the recently-completed Batman story the duo did, Joker: Killer Smile. Both of these are
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-Advertisement- The time has arrived: it’s the weekend once again! That means it’s time for the Beat staff to share our plans for Weekend Reading 9. It has been great to hear from Beat readers about their reading plans in the comment section, and we hope to hear from everyone again this week. Please let
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-Advertisement- Good news for the unholy creatures of the night in the audience: What We Do in the Shadows has been renewed for a third season at FX. The series follows the exploits of four vampire roommates on Stanten Island: Nadja (Natasia Demetriou), Laszlo Cravensworth (Matt Berry), the energy vampire Colin Robinson (Mark Proksch), and
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-Advertisement- After Wednesday’s titanic news that The Snyder Cut would be released, at least one man was happy. A beautiful message to the fans from @BenAffleck who shared it on @ThatKevinSmith‘s podcast! Thank you both! Check out his full live stream here:https://t.co/gLVYbYdPyq pic.twitter.com/GM91L5GhRI — ReleaseTheSnyderCut (@RTSnyderCut) May 22, 2020 Indeed, the Justice League cast rallied
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-Advertisement- Forgotten Home, which is written by Erica Schultz and illustrated by Marika Cresta, will reach its conclusion on May 26, and today The Beat has an exclusive preview from comiXology Originals. This series first launched in October, marking the start of an 8-part urban fantasy series. The story follows Sheriff’s Deputy Lorraine Adalet, who is
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-Advertisement- A Gift For A GhostBy Borja GonzalezTranslated by Lee DouglasAbrams From the moment I finished A Gift For A Ghost I knew it was different from most other graphic novels I read for one simple reason — I immediately went back and reread it. That’s the kind of mystery that Spanish cartoonist Borja Gonzalez’s
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-Advertisement- Welcome back, readers! There are seven more tally marks scratched into the inside of the front door, and that means it must be time for Weekend Reading 8. Every week, the Beat staff checks in with their reading plans for the weekend – and we want to know what you’re reading, too! Please let
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-Advertisement- As stay-at-home orders around the country are extended, relaxed, and everything in-between, The Beat is back with another round-up of free activities and events to enjoy while you’re avoiding getting caught up in the current global pandemic. Here we go! § This week shredded off some serious Scooby-Doo energy. To top off Scoob!‘s online
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-Advertisement- Dark Horse Comics is continuing their backlist promotion program with another free comic for readers to sample. This time, The Beat is proud to present a look at the full first issue to Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, and Tyler Crook‘s Manor Black. The four-issue miniseries, co-written by Bunn & Hurtt and illustrated by Crook, follows a family of
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