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Vault Comics announced today that West of Sundown has been expanded into an ongoing series after readership has grown significantly. To celebrate, the second arc will launch with a terrifying variant cover from Jenny Frison. The series is co-written by Tim Seeley and Aaron Campbell, drawn by Jim Terry, colored by Triona Farrell, and lettered by Crank!. Read details here: “West of Sundown
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Next week AfterShock Comics will release Chicken Devils #1. The next arc in the Chicken Devil series comes from the creative team of writer Brian Buccellato, new series artist Mattia Monaco, and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, with a cover by original series artist Hayden Sherman and an incentive variant cover by Francis Manapul. Today The Beat is pleased to present an exclusive first
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Welcome to this week’s comics crowdfunding round-up! It’s the first week of October, so that means we have some spooky campaigns for you! Check them out!  Renee Leshner: Conqueror of the Evil Eye Creators: Justin Duerr (writer/biographer) and Renee LeshnerGoal: $4,500End Date: October 31, 2022Goodies: Digital or print copy; signed by the author/publisher and hand-numbered, limited to
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In a a public Instagram post (and a private FB message) Mike Marts announced he is leaving Aftershock after seven years as editor in chief. Aftershock – which was founded by comics veteran Joe Pruett with business partners Jon and Lee Kramer – has remained a steady presence under Marts’ editorial guidance, with a solid
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Next month, Archie Comics will release The Return of Chilling Adventures in Sorcery #1. The new one-shot, part of Archie’s many spooky offerings for the Halloween season, features a trio of stories from writers Eliot Rahal, Sina Grace, and Casey Gilly, artists Vincenzo Federici, Corin Howell, and Liana Kangas, colorists Matt Herms and Glenn Whitmore, and letterer Jack Morelli, all packaged beneath stunning covers
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If you’ve been enjoying my animation, join me on Patreon, where you can get prints, exclusive videos and other goodies — all while you help support my work! California Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy recently released his party’s “Commitment to America,” which is of course meant to harken back to Republican victories (falsely) attributed to Newt
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Welcome back to the Marvel Rundown! This week, Stately Beat Manor dives into the final issue of Saladin Ahmed‘s critically acclaimed run, Miles Morales: Spider-Man. But where do Miles and his fans go from here? Find out in our SPOILER-LITE review! Don’t wanna spoil the fun? Jump below the break for spoiler-free mini-reviews for Marvel Infinity Comics’ It’s Jeff! #16
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Next week, Dark Horse Comics will release Jenny Zero II #4. The final issue of the sci-fi action series comes from the creative team of writers Dave Dwonch & Brockton McKinney, artist Magenta King, colorists Arnaldo Robles and Geraldo Filho, and letterer Dwonch. Today The Beat is pleased to present a preview of the series finale, which finds Jenny face-to-face with
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It’s my favorite season! Fall, pumpkin spice (don’t judge me), and best of all, Halloween! For the Small Press Spotlight this week, we’re checking out Rougarou, a single-issue horror western from Uncharted Wilderness Studios hitting comic shops today, September 28.  Writer Giles Clarke and penciler/inker Jose Rondon team up with colorist Felipe Obando for the
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Fatally flawed characters, most especially the protagonist. Check. Dirty deeds acted out covertly and compelled by the darkest human emotions. Check. Plenty of violence, including an industry based on choreographed gladiatorial events. Check. An ending with nothing gained after much ventured, and a grappler sprawled on a canvas apron littered with broken dreams. Check. The
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