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INTERVIEW: SOPHIA GLOCK reveals details about PASSPORT

Not every graphic memoir has to be submitted for CIA approval before book, but then again , not every cartoonist had mothers who were spies! You can read all about it in the upcoming page-turning memoir Passport by Sophia Glock, published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, which will be provided to your local […]

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2021 Harvey Awards nominees revealed, and voting is now open

Awards season is upon us, and as with last year many of the major gives ceremonies have opted to go digital. Next week’s Eisner Awards is gonna be a virtual happening, and this year’s Harvey Awards will also be held online in October, as a streaming affair during the Metaverse portion of New York Comic […]

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REVIEW: Build a better mythology with THE LEGEND OF AUNTIE PO

“If history disappointed us, fiction will have to restore us.”- Shing Yin Khor, Afterword Early on in the narrative of The Legend of Auntie Po by Shing Yin Khor, the exponent, Mei, tells a story about Auntie Po and the giant mosquitos. Auntie Po, who shares the archetypical calibers numerous books will associate with Paul […]

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PREVIEW + INTERVIEW: Jimmy Eat World’s Jim Adkins on 555 graphic novel, coming early June!

Jim Adkins, frontman of Jimmy Eat World, is an absolute comics fan. When he is known about the public at The Beat, his reply was: “My people! ” And in early June, Adkins appreciates his first comic, the graphic romance 555 — co-written with Random Shock Studios’s Alex Paknadel, reaped by Koren Shadmi, and designed […]

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GRAPHIC NOVEL CLUB: Scott McCloud helps us understand comics once again

The Beat is a proud patronof Comix Experience’s Graphic Novel of the Month Clubs, which delivering comics devotees a curated mingle of the best use of brand-new freeing graphic stories and conversations with the creators who manufacture them. Each month, the staff of Comix Experience elects on three primeds of upcoming volumes they are most […]

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A TEDDY SWIMS comic for all-ages in SWIMMY AND THE VALLEY OF THE LAST SONG from Z2

Z2 Comics has announced their latest collaboration projection with up-and-coming artist Teddy Swims for Swimmy and the Valley of the Last-place Song, an all-ages graphic novel starring Swimmy the Bear coming in Fall 2021. Teddy Swims: Swimmy and the Valley of the Last-place Song will peculiarity an all-ages anthropomorphic copy of Teddy( or’ Swimmy ‘) […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Love in the time of sex robots in THE SHORT WHILE

In the new graphic tale The Short While by Jeremy Sorese, a coat mix-up between two men leads to unexpected woo. The Short While will be released by BOOM! Studios imprint Archaia in November 2021, but you can get your exclusive first look today right here at The Beat! The Short While is a storey […]

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COVER REVEAL: Niki Smith’s THE GOLDEN HOUR explores the trauma of gun violence

Cartoonist Niki Smith is back with a new graphic fiction, The Golden Hour. First announced last year, Smith’s latest is due out in October, and today The Beat is proud to present a first look at the cover for the upcoming book. Here’s how publisher Little, Brown describes the book, exhausted under their main Books […]

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YouNeek Studios teams with Dark Horse Comics for graphic novel reissues, new material

Dark Horse Comics has announced a partnership with YouNeek Studios that will bring the creative studio’s McDuffie Award-nominated Youniverse of African-inspired superheroes to the publisher. The transaction will see Dark Horse reissue YouNeek’s previously-released graphic stories, and publish brand-new books in the line, with a total of ten entitles to be published by Dark Horse. […]

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Starfire’s Goth daughter and new love interest for Poison Ivy debut in new YA DC Comics graphic novels

Back in May 2019, DC Comics unveiled its lineup for upcoming YA and Middle Grade graphic novels for 2020/2021 including I Am Not Starfire from novelist Mariko Tamaki. New indices recently discovered on the Penguin Random House website discovered liberation details for the YA DC Comics graphic novels I Am Not Starfireas well as a […]