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SnaiLords The smash-hit supernatural romance comic Freaking Romance by Snailords is getting a physical release through WEBTOON Unscrolled, and The Beat has the exclusive cover reveal! Freaking Romance Vol. 1 collects episodes 1 through 21 and is scheduled for publication on September 26th, 2023, but you can get your first look at the cover – as well as an extended
This past weekend, the American Library Association kicked off 2023 with a new version of their midwinter conference: a four-day hybrid online/in-person event, LibLearnX 2023. After a few years of virtual/online-only gatherings, LibLearnX 2023 was billed as ALA’s first in-person event, welcoming library professionals, publishers, authors and educators to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
The Gimmick #1 Writer: Joanne StarerArtist: Elena GogouColorist: Andy TroyLetterer: Rob SteenMain cover artist: Erica HendersonPublisher: Ahoy Comics In wrestling, a gimmick is a wrestler’s in-ring persona, what informs their behavior. It determines whether they lean good or bad, whether they’ll dress in bright or dark colors, and whether the crowd will want to trust them or hate them.
Today Paramount+ unveiled a new trailer for upcoming episodes of the Transformers: EarthSpark animated series including the reveal that Grimlock, voiced by Keith David no less, will be making his debut. New episodes arrive Friday, March 3rd.  [embedded content] Moreover, Paramount+ also announced that the series was renewed for a second season. Read the official
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Marvel Rundown! In our lead book review, Bloodline: Daughter of Blade #1, you can expect a gushing torrent of SPOILERS! If you’re looking for some spoiler-lite fare, consider scrolling down to the Rapid Rundown for blurbs of Scarlet Witch (2023) #2 and Silver Surfer: Ghost Light #1. What did you think of this week’s
New Comics Coming to DC UNIVERSE INFINITE, and DC UNIVERSE INFINITE Ultra, in February 2023! Reading lists available from to give fans insight into DC Studios’ newly announced film and television slate include the Creature Commandos, The Authority, Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow, and more New comics available to Ultra subscribers one month after print release include The Flash:
The major Youth Media Award winners were announced this morning at the ALA’s winter meeting, ALA LibLearnX, including the Newbery, Caldecott and Printz award winners, the most prestigious awards in the youth book world. While no graphic novels won these three  prizes, there were plenty of honors in many categories. Of note were the many
Welcome to the last Comics Crowdfunding Round-Up for January 2023! The column spotlights crowdfunding campaigns by queer creators, disabled creators, women creators, and creators of color, which we think are a great investment, whether for a one-shot story or a sprawling anthology. This week’s round-up includes a dee-lightful story about the trans experience, the next volume of Elisa Romboli and
Rebellion is gearing up to release a top-notch collection of British romance comics in February. A Very British Affair curated by Eisner-nominated and artist David Roach will feature more than 50 comics from the rise of romance comics in postwar Britain, some of which have never been reprinted before.  The collection consists of artists from the UK, Spain, and