HOUSE OF FEAR, THE HEARTH 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

Matt Kindt launches his own Flux House Imprint at Dark Horse

Issue 1 cover by Farel Dalrymple Prolific writer/artist Matt Kindt is getting his own imprint at Dark Horse: Flux House – and he’s teaming up with some superstar artists to launch the line with the latest story in his MIND MGMT series. Kindt is fresh off his success with Keanu Reeves’ BRZRKR, one of the … Read more

The Nice House on the Lake Finds the Sinister Within the Safe

From the first issue of James Tynion IV and Álvaro Martínez Bueno’s The Nice House on the Lake, it was clear we were in for something twisty. Now that the series’ first graphic novel collection, containing the initial six issues, is out, it’s confirmed. Almost nothing about this entire situation is what or who it … Read more

THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY DC Showcase animated short

Last year, Warner Bros. announced a new slate of DC Showcase animated shorts featuring characters that included Kamandi, The Losers, Blue Beetle, and John Constantine with the longer Constantine short serving as the anchor for a compilation. Today Warner Bros. Home Entertainment unveiled not only the trailer for DC Showcase: Constantine – The House of … Read more

House of Heroes: Meet the Pierce Family

DC’s celebration of Black History Month continues, and today we’re going to spotlight one of my favorite families in the DC Universe—the Pierces. They’re more than a dynasty of superheroes, they are a family filled with accomplished, individuals who have broken barriers survived adversity and led inspiring lives. Jefferson Pierce, his ex-wife Lynn, and their … Read more