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Fall is starting to feel like it’s finally here, and just like the changing of the seasons it’s another week of exciting new comic cons! The Beat has gathered some of the large and small conventions, happening 9/20-9/22, and more. Want to know about ticket prices and special guests? It’s all assembled right here. Are any of
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Welcome to another recap of Pennyworth! Alfred Pennyworth continues his quest to avenge Esme’s murder, as he discovers another clue as to the truth of his fiancé Esme’s murder, while the Raven Society are planning a rally to seemingly reveal that James Harwood has survived. Check out my recap of the last episode right here. “If
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In a crowded conference room at Rose City Comic Con 2019, Saturday con-goers gathered to hear monster-loving creators Chris Roberson (Hellboy, iZombie), Kel McDonald (Can I Pet Your Werewolf?), Tristan Tarwater (Elements: Fire), and Cat Farris (Ghoul Next Door), chat with moderator Zack Davisson (Yokai Stories) for the “Monster or Metaphor?! – The Meaning of
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DC’s Rose City Comic Con panel “Lois and Jimmy — Friends of Superman” had the audience absolutely rolling as the creative teams behind the current iterations of Superman’s iconic supporting characters dove into the each characters’ respective (and absurd) histories leading to how we see them now. Moderated by professor and superhero scholar Ben Saunders,
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Are you missing Game of Thrones? Have you spent the last few months crying yourself to sleep at night thinking that you might never see a show that good ever again? Or are you just waiting patiently for one of those prequel series we’ve been promised by HBO? Apparently, the Jane Goldman-written series, starring Naomi Watts, may not be
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Things have been ramping up over at Pennyworth, what with Alfred on the verge of finding Esme’s killer and all. In the meantime, we’re also dealing with Martha’s Satanic blackout and how exactly Thomas is going to react to it. Come with me, won’t you? “What the hell happened to you? Where’s Patricia?” Following the events
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To celebrate its recent Ignatz award nomination, Heavenly Blues is returning to readers for a digital release. Original publisher Scout Comics is teaming up with Illicit Press to make this hyperbolic heist story available on ComiXology. The series is written by Ben Kahn and Bruno Hidalgo; the same team behind Gryffen: Galaxy’s Most Wanted and Shaman.  Heavenly Blues brings together
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Crunchyroll and VIZ Media Europe Group announced earlier today that an agreement has been signed between the two companies to unite VIZ Media Europe Group’s distributors, licenses, and partners together with Crunchyroll’s global platform of more than 50 million users. As a result of the newly announced agreement, VIZ Media Europe Group’s majority investor is
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At last month’s D23 Expo, Marvel debuted a teaser for Incoming!, a December-shipping book that “will shape the future of Marvel Comics in 2020 and beyond:” Today at #D23Expo, Marvel Comics Editor-in-chief @cbcebulski and Executive Editor @TomBrevoort unveiled “INCOMING,” the comic that will shape the future of Marvel Comics in 2020 and beyond. https://t.co/z6dSUlLwGp #MarvelComics
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Vault Comics and GraphicAudio® A Movie In Your Mind® have partnered for a Wasted Space audiobook adaptation taken directly from the graphic novel and produced with a full cast of actors, sound effects, and cinematic music. The comic book series was created by writer Michael Moreci and artist Hayden Sherman. The rest of the creative
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Yet another celebrity or production company has asked an entire community of professionals to work for free. We see this all too often: creative people being asked to produce work with no guarantee of payment. Oh wait, sorry. They are asked to work for “exposure.” Well, the artists aren’t having it anymore, and former basketball
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Bloodshot #1 Writer: Tim SeeleyArtist: Brett BoothColorist: Andrew DalhouseLetterer: Dave SharpePublisher: Valiant Mercenaries steal things and threaten people everyday, but individuals in the real world don’t have Bloodshot there to protect them. Half superhero and half technological-boogeyman, Bloodshot is back in a new comic book series that sees the rampaging hero do everything in his
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Welcome back to The Beat‘s weekly crowdfunding comics round-up! Each week we’ll spotlight comics projects we think would be a great investment, whether it’s a one-shot story or a sprawling anthology. In this week’s round-up, we have the haunting horror tale Tomb of the White Horse, an anthology of hopeful stories of life after catastrophe,
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The Umbrella Academy Netflix show based on the incredibly successful comic by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá proved to be a hit with fans so it wasn’t a complete surprise when a second season was announced. With production already underway, hopefully the wait for Season 2 won’t be nearly as long between Umbrella Academy volumes.
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