• Books to Read in 2019 Before They Hit the Big/Little Screen

    Books to Read in 2019 Before They Hit the Big/Little Screen0

    There comes an exciting time in every reader’s life when one of their favorite books gets turned into another medium, like a TV show or a movie (or comic book, or play, or podcast … you know what I mean). When the adaptation is good, you get the indescribable joy of seeing your favorite characters and

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  • Book Beat: Indie Bookstore Sales and Good Omens

    Book Beat: Indie Bookstore Sales and Good Omens0

    Hello again, readers! Welcome to the first Book Beat of 2019. I hope your year is off to a good start and that your celebrations were successful, whether they included parties, going to bed early, or anything in between. The book world has been pretty quiet over the holidays, so aside from 2018 reflections and

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  • Dream or Nightmare: Sandman Universe #1

    Dream or Nightmare: Sandman Universe #10

    Sandman Universe #1 Bilquis Evely (artist), Max Fiumara (artist), Sebastian Fiumara (artist), Tom Fowler (artist), Domonike Stanton (artist), Nalo Hopkinson (writer), Kat Howard (writer), Simon Spurrier (writer), Dan Watters (writer) Vertigo Comics August 8, 2018 Sandman Universe #1 returns to the Dreaming, realm of the Lord of Dreams, as Sandman celebrates its thirtieth birthday this

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  • My First Comic: Enter Sandman

    My First Comic: Enter Sandman0

    Four years ago, everything I knew about comics came from Saturday morning cartoons (X-Men, BTAS, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I honestly didn’t read comics. I knew we had a local comic shop, but had never been there. I really wasn’t all that interested in comics as a storytelling medium.

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  • American Gods Vol 1 is Not Quite A Melting Pot

    American Gods Vol 1 is Not Quite A Melting Pot0

    American Gods Volume 1: Shadows Neil Gaiman (Story and Words), P. Craig Russell (Script and Layouts), Scott Hampton, Walt Simonson, Colleen Doran, Glenn Fabry (Art), Lovern Kindzierski, Laura Martin, Colleen Doran, Adam Brown (Colorists), Rick Parker (Letterer) Dark Horsem February 28, 2018 The American Gods comics adaptation is both beautiful and well-paced. P. Craig Russell

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  • Book Beat: Bisexual Visibility and Awards Season

    Book Beat: Bisexual Visibility and Awards Season1

    • September 21, 2017

    Hi book lovers! Ashley here! I’ve been so stressed lately with the start of a new school semester and my new job placement, so I took a few weeks off from Book Beat. You can understand, right? I’m going to try to keep up with my normal reading and writing schedule, but it seems like

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