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The Daily LITG November 15th 2019 &#8211 Happy Birthday Heidi Macdonald

The Daily LITG, November 15th, 2019 – Happy Birthday Heidi Macdonald

Mega City Comics,18 Inverness Street, London 5-6.30pm. Riichiro Inagaki and Boichi signing Dr Stone at Kinokuniya New York, 8.30-9.30pm. Jeff Kinney at Books-A-Million, Ames, Iowa 6-8pm. Danny Fingeroth with Brian Michael Bendis at Powell’s Books, A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee. Vita Ayala signing Morbius at Bulletproof Comics Inc, New York, 6-8pm.And[...]

The Worlds Best Comics: Statix Press at SDCC 2018

The World's Best Comics: Statix Press at SDCC 2018

They are a publishing house that is bringing the comics of the world to America! We got to see their exclusive panel where they joined with others to talk about their wide world of publishing inside and outside of the states.Heidi Macdonald, a writer for The Beat, moderated a panel of professionals, including: Terence Irvins,[...]

Comic Book Journalists Discuss the Pitfalls of the Job And How To Break Into The Industry

Comic Book Journalists Discuss the Pitfalls of the Job And How To Break Into The Industry

Bleeding Cool's Hilton Collins writes:At one time, Heidi MacDonald was a huge fan of X-Men comics MacDonald, a comic book journalist and former editor of Vertigo and Disney comics, was captivated by Christopher Claremont’s classic X-Men stories — until he messed them up.MacDonald told the story during the Friday morning panel Writing About Comics: From Fan to Pro, which she moderated, at San Diego Comic-Con[...]


The One Weird Trick for Learning About Comics &#8211 Comics Journalism With Heidi MacDonald Brigid Alverson Hannah Means-Shannon Abraham Riesman And Deb Aoki(UPDATE)

The One Weird Trick for Learning About Comics – Comics Journalism With Heidi MacDonald, Brigid Alverson, Hannah Means-Shannon, Abraham Riesman, And Deb Aoki(UPDATE)

Moderated by Henrik Barahas , comics journalists, Heidi MacDonald (The Beat) Brigid Alverson (CBR, School Library Journal), our beloved E.I.C Hannah Means-Shannon (Bleeding Cool), Abraham Riesman (NY Magazine), and Deb Aoki (Publishers Weekly and mangacomicsmanga.com) gathered to discuss their experiences with the comic book world.The conversation started with a fun introduction about how all five[...]

Essential 8 Women Working In Comics &#8211 Yes Gail Boys Like Comics Too

Essential 8 Women Working In Comics – Yes, Gail, Boys Like Comics Too

She’s one of the very best artists working period.Heidi MacDonaldHeidi MacDonald is one of the biggest names in comics journalism She’s the founder and editor of The Beat and a self-proclaimed “Pop Culture Maven.” Her opinions are informed and astute, her reporting is solid and her tweets are thoughtful and engaging[...]

Pop Culture Hounding Angouleme: A Special With Joe Keatinge And Friends (Part 1)

Pop Culture Hounding Angouleme: A Special With Joe Keatinge And Friends (Part 1)

By Chris Thompson[audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/PCHPodcastEpisode75.mp3]After last week’s chat with the gifted and insanely busy Zack Whedon (which you can still listen to here) – I’m back with the first of my reports from the 41st Festival International de la Bande Dessinée in Angoulême! This week I chat with Joe Keatinge, Heidi MacDonald, and Imaginism Studios’ founder/creative director[...]

Crossed Misogyny Torture Covers And Mad Magazine

Crossed, Misogyny, Torture Covers And Mad Magazine

Heidi MacDonald on The Beat, posted a piece criticising Avatar's covers for the series Crossed, after fellow Beat writers Amy Chu and Steve Morris called me out for bias asking why I wasn't calling out Avatar over Crossed covers such as this. Why are peeps all over @mrmarkmillar and no one's calling out stuff like this[...]

Feuding Turns Into Commiseration At SDCCs Comics Blogging Panel

Feuding Turns Into Commiseration At SDCC's Comics Blogging Panel

Tom Spurgeon (The Comics Reporter) moderated and participated in the panel with Heidi MacDonald (The Beat: Newsblog of Comics Culture), our own Rich Johnston of Bleeding Cool, Tony Isabella (Tony’s Tips), Alexa Dickman (Ladies Making Comix) and Graeme McMillan (Wired, THR, Newsarama, Comics Alliance, Spinoff, Fanboy Rampage) Spurgeon proved an excellent host to the proceedings[...]

Tuesday Runaround &#8211 Grant Morrison To Leave Superhero Comics Behind In 2013

Tuesday Runaround – Grant Morrison To Leave Superhero Comics Behind In 2013

and the morning glories it will bring.SaccoWatch: Moyers & Company on American PBS talking with Joe Sacco on Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.MarketWatch: "The pie has gotten bigger" - comic book stores in boom time? Heidi MacDonald reports for Publishers Weekly from San Diego Comic Con's retailer meetings.. and then tells the Vancouver Sun[...]

Where To Find Me On Thursday At San Diego Comic Con

Where To Find Me On Thursday At San Diego Comic Con

And it turns out I have quite the busy Thursday.At 10.30 am I'll join the likes of Rick Offenberger, Alan Kistler, Chris Thompson, Bryan Young, Dan Manser, Heidi MacDonald, Holly Golightly, Kiel Phegley, JC Vaughn, Hosh Waldrop and Matt Moore for the How To Get News Coverage panel in Room 8.I can answer that question[...]

Isaac Perlmutter Packing Heat And Pushing Disney

Isaac Perlmutter, Packing Heat And Pushing Disney

But Ike is uncharmable.”) New York-based industry veteran Heidi MacDonald backs this up, saying; Although Marvel’s publishing business is still being more or less left alone to do its comics thing, it is increasingly in the middle of Disney’s New York real estate problem Disney Publishing’s lease on its New York office is up and a new[...]

Sunday Runaround – Crushing On Heidi

Sunday Runaround – Crushing On Heidi

GenderWatch: Comics Alliance gets female comic bloggers and commentators to talk about the "Geek Girl" phenomenon of late. Heidi: I know that being the only girl for so long I got a lot of attention, to be honest, but I ALSO know that everyone accepted me as being smart and talented, even if I found […]

Heidi MacDonald To Sing Karaoke Again. World Trembles.

Heidi MacDonald To Sing Karaoke Again. World Trembles.

Have these people learned nothing? Do they actually want to raise money for charity? I only ask because the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund appears to be running a Live Rock And Roll Karaoke night during the MoCCA festival in New York.And it's being co-hosted by comics blogger, editor and PR maestro Heidi MacDonald.You don't[...]