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Next week Dark Horse Comics will release The Roadie #1. The first issue of the four-issue heavy metal horror miniseries comes from the creative team of writer Tim Seeley, artist Fran Galán, and letterer El Torres. Today The Beat is pleased to present an exclusive preview of the series’ debut issue. Here’s how Dark Horse describes The Roadie #1: More
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Vault Comics unveiled another first-look preview for Nightfall: Double Feature #1, showcasing Denizen, the second of the series’ two feature stories. Written by Tim Daniel (The Plot, End After End) and David Andry (Resonant, End After End), the tale is drawn by Chris Shehan (House of Slaughter, The Autumnal), colored by Jason Wordie (Wasted Space), and lettered by Jim Campbell. The synopsis is
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If you’ve been enjoying my cartoons, join me on Patreon, where you can get prints, exclusive videos and other goodies — all while you help support my work! Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has achieved a new low by using people seeking asylum as a political prop. Of course he didn’t invent the idea (xenophobic hat
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It’s the 30th anniversary of the breakout character from the seminal Batman: The Animated Series, Harley Quinn. To celebrate the Harley Quinn 30th anniversary, DC Comics has announced announced a whole host of activities taking place in two weeks at NYCC. Moreover, the publisher announced writer Tini Howard and artist Sweeney Boo as the new
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Celebrating Thirty Years of Mayhem with Harley Quinn Clown Princess of Crime All month DC is celebrating thirty years of the Clown Princess of Crime, the one and only Harley Quinn! The fan-favorite Super-Villain made her debut in Batman: The Animated Series in 1992, and has been back-flipping into fan’s hearts since, from animation, to
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THIS WEEK: Harley Quinn makes it to the BIG THREE OH in Harley Quinn: 30th Anniversary Special. Note: the review below contains spoilers.  If you want a quick, spoiler-free buy/pass recommendation on the comics in question, check out the bottom of the article for our final verdicts. Harley Quinn: 30th Anniversary Special Writers: Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti,
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Next week, Random House Books for Young Readers will release The BIG Adventures of Babymouse: Once Upon a Messy Whisker. The first volume of the new middle grade graphic novel series comes from the Eisner Award-winning brother-and-sister team of writer Jennifer L. Holm and artist Matthew Holm. Today The Beat is delighted to present an exclusive preview
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Today’s Small Press Spotlight offers a preview of Loner, the new graphic novel from Z2 Comics and singer/songwriter/producer Alison Wonderland. Z2 Comics co-founder Sridhar Reddy is co-writing the book with Wonderland while Minomiyabi, Alex Heywood, Kelsey Ramsay, BRÄO, and Taylan Kurtulus all provide interior art. Alex Heywood takes on the cover art. Wonderland, an acclaimed, Billboard-peaking music artist,
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Republican MAGA governors like Greg Abbott of Texas and Ron Desantis of Florida are actual Human Traffickers, aka coyotes. They mislead legal migrants applying for asylum in the US, many times fleeing left-wing governments, the kind these MAGAts supposedly hate.
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Vault Comics has shared a first-look preview for Nightfall: Double Feature #1, showcasing The Cemeterians. The story written by New York Times Best-Selling author Daniel Kraus (The Autumnal, The Shape of Water) is drawn by Ringo Award nominee Maan House, colored by Kurt Michael Russell (The Plot, The Blue Flame), and lettered by Andworld Design.  This brand new series of double-sized
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There’s a thing that has happened lately that complicated this week’s Top Comics to Buy for September 21, namely that some of my favorite series have bunched up their release dates, leading to absolutely packed third weeks of late. Yes, books like Pearl, Shaolin Cowboy, Ice Cream Man, Black Adam, and more are all hitting at the
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      Celebrate MAD Magazine’s 70th Anniversary! More Original Content, Including Contributions from ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic and Jordan Peele, a Unique MAD ‘Fold-In,’ and More from ‘The Usual Gang of Idiots’ Available at Participating Comic Book Stores, Barnes & Noble Bookstores, and to Subscribers on October 4 MAD Magazine, one of the longest-running humor
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