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AWA Studios has Sacrament #4 ready to release tomorrow, Wednesday, November 23. The series is written by Peter Milligan and features art and cover art by Marcelo Frusin. Sal Cipriano takes on lettering duties. The Exorcist meets Alien in this sci-fi/horror story. In the year 3000, Mankind abandoned Earth and fled into outer space. Now, a disgraced priest, called into
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I think it’s safe to say that if the GOP had not launched an aggressive demonization campaign against drag performers in recent months, falsely linking them to child abuse, those people at the nightclub in Colorado Springs would still be alive today. The same applies for threats of violence against trans people and the medical professionals
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There have been a few stories inspired by the classic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum’s children’s fantasy novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book on which the movie is based. Webtoons has a new incarnation of the fantasy adventure– Escape from Oz.  Created by Kelly Angel, this modern version stars Dot and her dog Toto.
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Welcome to the new Comics Crowdfunding Round-Up! Moving forward, I decided to switch things up and highlight crowdfunding projects from marginalized and underrepresented creators in this column. I have a laundry list of reasons for this change backed up by research that shows the importance of representation in media, both behind the scenes and on
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Image Comics has announced Local Man, a new series from writer/artists Tony Fleecs and Tim Seeley. The new series, on which Fleecs and Seeley are joined by colorists Brad Simpson, Felipe Sobreiro, and Brian Reber, follows a disgraced former superhero who becomes embroiled in a mystery after moving back home. Here’s how Image describes Local Man: Once the star recruit of
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Dark Horse Comics has released their full solicitations for titles scheduled to ship in February 2023 and beyond. Among Dark Horse‘s offerings for the month are James Tynion IV and Michael Avon Oeming‘s Blue Book, Kyle Starks and Piotr Kowalski‘s Where Monsters Lie, and a deluxe hardcover collection of Richard Corben‘s Murky World. All that and more ahead in the full Dark Horse Comics
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Archie Comics has released their solicitations for titles scheduled to ship in February 2023. Among Archie‘s offerings for the month are the new horror anthology one-shot Chilling Adventures Presents…Betty: The Final Girl, and a new print collection of Keryl Brown Ahmed and Siobhan Keenan‘s hit Webtoons series Big Ethel Energy. Those books and more ahead in
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November’s penultimate weekend is upon us, and it brings Weekend Reading 137! Here at Stately Beat Manor, we always hope you’ll share your reading plans with us, too. Let us know what you’ll be paging through, here in the comment section or over on social media @comicsbeat… y’know, if the Twits are still happening. Weekend
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Archie Comics has announced the latest entry in their successful horror line. Chilling Adventures Presents…Betty: The Final Girl is a new anthology one-shot featuring a trio of stories that imagine Betty Cooper as the lone survivor of a slasher story. The three terrifying include “Rosemary’s Babysitter” by Micol Ostow & Laura Braga, “Be Mine or Die” by Casey Gilly
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Last month publisher A Wave Blue World announced Tower, a new five-issue sci-fi series set to debut in February. The series is co-written by Batwoman actor Camrus Johnson and Kelsey Barnhart, with art by ChrisCross and Andrew Dalhouse. Today The Beat is pleased to offer a first look at the solicitation information and finished cover image for the first issue of Tower. Tower
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DC Comics has released their full solicitations for titles scheduled to ship in February 2023 and beyond. Among DC‘s offerings for the month are the launch of Joshua Williamson and Jamal Campbell‘s new Superman ongoing series; a new Milestone 30th Anniversary Special and the launch of two new Milestone books, Static: Shadows of Dakota and Icon vs. Hardware; and a
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“Dawn of DC” Starts in January 2023 DC Comics Kicks Off Yearlong Publishing Initiative with Epic Storylines and Superstar Creative Teams That Forge the Future, One Hero at a Time Epic Storylines and Superstar Creative Teams Forging the Future, One Hero at a Time in a Yearlong Publishing Initiative Featuring over 20 New Titles Starring
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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! Just as the Republican Party is trying to distance itself from Donald Trump after a disappointing showing in the midterm elections, the twice-impeached, insurrection-inciting, soon-to-be-indicted former president
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The Dark Horse Comics-published Mignolaverse of titles spinning out of Mike Mignola‘s Hellboy continues to grow. The publisher has two collected editions for recent and past Mignolaverse titles scheduled for release early next year. Today The Beat is pleased to present an exclusive look at the covers and solicitation text for the two books. Among the titles
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Dynamite announced details today on Draculina: Blood Simple, a new series starring Vampirella’s devilish sister and her teenaged better half coming this February. Writer Christopher Priest (Black Panther, Deathstroke), artist Michael Sta. Maria (Vengeance of Vampirella), and colorist Ivan Nunes return for their follow-up to 2021’s breakout Draculina title. Read more here: Just as Draculina,
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Dynamite announced today a new series for sci-fi legend Barbarella– Barbarella: The Center Cannot Hold. Award-winning author Sarah A. Hoyt continues her celebrated run on the character this coming February. Known for writing everything from science fiction and fantasy to mystery and historical fiction, Hoyt quickly took to the character that she read as a child
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Marvel Comics has released their full solicitations for titles scheduled to ship in February 2023 and beyond. Among Marvel’s offerings for the month are the start of a Brood-centric X-Men/Captain Marvel crossover, the launch of Bloodline: Daughter of Blade from Dann Lore and Karen S. Darboe, and an all new Marvel’s Voices one-shot, Wakanda Forever,
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