Japanese anime studio Kyoto Animation was devastated by an arson attack on July 18, 2019 at around 10:00AM (JST). An explosion occurred at the studio, located in Kyoto, after a man poured gasoline around the building and set it on fire. At the time of the explosion, around 70 employees were in the building and
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Eisner-nominated writer Chip Zdarsky made a surprise appearance at Wednesday’s ComiXology Originals press event to tease his new series with acclaimed artist Jason Loo. The five-part comics series, Afterlift, tells the story of an unexpected ride-share to a very final destination. It will debut on ComiXology in winter 2019. “The upcoming publication of Afterlift marks a major turning point in
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[embedded content] In moments, Sea of Solitude is a personal, poignant journey and a soul-stirring experience, but more often it’s undermined by ungainly writing and voice work, as well as gameplay that gets monotonous quicker than its monsters kill you. Sea of Solitude instantly submerges you in its heavy and intimate themes, and for the
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Credit: IDW Publishing Credit: IDW Publishing Press Release Lore Creator Aaron Mahnke Delivers New Chills with Wellington Comic Book Series IDW Publishing Welcomes Delilah S. Dawson and Piotr Kowalski to Bring Mahnke’s Monster-Hunting Adventurer to Life SAN DIEGO, CA (July 19, 2019) – From the mind of Aaron Mahnke, creator of the award-winning Lore podcast,
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By C.K. Stewart, Best Shots Reviewer July 17, 2019 06:00am ET Credit: Epix Credit: Epix Pennyworth‘Pilot’Directed by Danny CannonExecutive Produced by Danny Cannon, Bruno HellerWritten by Bruno HellerStarring Jack Bannon, Ben Alridge, Paloma Faith, Hainsley Lloyd Bennet, Ryan Fletcher, Jason Flemyng, Polly Walker, Emma PaetzAiring on EPIX‘Rama Rating: 9 out of 10 A spy drama
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Montréal’s Drawn + Quarterly, fondly known as D+Q, is bringing its A-game to San Diego International Comic-Con this year. The publisher will exhibit through the entirety of the event, Thursday-Sunday, with special guests Ebony Flowers, Seth, Aminder Dhaliwal, Kevin Huizenga and Jason Lutes appearing for book debuts, signings and more. Check out D+Q’s full programming schedule below and be sure to drop
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Check out a preview of this week’s Turok #4. Turok #4(W) Ron Marz (A) Roberto Castro (CA) Rags Morales$3.99Turok discovers the greatest mystery of the Lost Valley is … Turok himself?! Stunning revelations abound as Turok learns the long-buried truth about the Lost Valley, and about himself. Now he just has to live long enough
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There is no denying that Twitch is the biggest name in the streaming industry, and certainly the most popular destination for those who wish to share their gameplay with others. Of course, it’s not just video games being streamed across the platform, but one title in particular has definitely dominated the website for the past
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Following the reveal of a Witchfinder spin-off, Dark Horse’s Hellboy universe expands just a bit further on Monday with the announcement of Hellboy & the BPRD: Long Night at Goloski. It’s a one-shot from series creator Mike Mignola, artist Matt Smith and colorist Dave Stewart, per an exclusive from Daily Dead. This upcoming story, according to Mignola, takes a much different approach than
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With so many conventions throughout the year it can be hard to keep track of all the amazing events going on. Here at The Beat we’ve collected some of the fun conventions taking place this week as well as a small snippet of their guests – a convention pull list, so to speak. We know San
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