ALMOST REAL, CULT HEROES and 3 more campaigns we love

Welcome to this week’s installment of The Beat‘s Comics Crowdfunding Round-Up! This week we’ve got five high-quality projects from well-known creators, the fifth volume of a zine on speculative biology, and a book that offers insight into the beginning of the healthy food industry—um, apparently, a cult is behind it? Let’s get right into it! … Read more

HOUSE OF FEAR, THE HEART AND THE STONE and 3 more projects we love

Happy Friday the 13th, and welcome to another installment of The Beat‘s Comics Crowdfunding Roundup! This week we have a whole range of projects, but we are kicking off the list with the Dark Horse Comics’ House of Fearfor Friday the 13th, of course. (Editor’s Note: This should’ve run on Friday the 13th. Instead it … Read more

My Love Mix-Up! GN 2 & 3 – Review

I am perhaps reading too much into this, but it’s wonderful that in My Love Mix-Up! We have a manga starring characters who can be interpreted as bisexual and demisexual, two orientations that don’t always get the visibility that they deserve. After a volume of agonizing over it, Aoki in volume two seems fully accepting … Read more

LOVE AND THUNDER toys reveal first look at Christian Bale’s Gorr, the God Butcher

Earlier today Marvel Studios unveiled at long last the first trailer for much-anticipated Thor: Love and Thunder film that will not only see actress Natalie Portman return as her character Jane Foster but wielding Mjolnir as Thor. Today Marvel unveiled a slew of upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder toys hitting shelves before the film arrives … Read more

FOREST FOLK, WE CAN FUNK! and 3 more campaigns we love

Welcome to this week’s installment of The Beat‘s Comics Crowdfunding Round-Up! This week we’ve got five high-quality projects from well-known creators and publishers from various backgrounds, from a Gideon Falls t-shirt raising some money for the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine to an incredible funk anthology raising awareness about three musicians who defined the genre. Let’s … Read more