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Avery Kaplan

The Beat

Santa Ana, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Beat
Past:
  • Star Trek
  • The Mary Sue

Recent articles by Avery:

ROUNDTABLE: The Cast & Crew of LOCKE & KEY Season 2

Comics Beat got the chance to catch up with the cast and crew of the second season of Locke & Key at a virtual roundtable. → Read More

A Year of Free Comics: ‘Tis the season for CRYPTID CLUB

In Cryptid Club by Sarah Anderson, the enigmatic creatures who have captured our popular imaginations finally get the spotlight. → Read More

Final Free ANIMAL CROSSING Update Arrives November Fifth

The final free Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC arrives on November 5th, and it's filled with new features! Plus: Happy Home Paradise! → Read More

A Year of Free Comics: Betrothed to a Demon in A THOUSAND YEAR ENGAGEMENT

A Thousand Year Engagement takes place in a world where demons have long been a fixture of the landscape... whether you like it or not! → Read More

INTERVIEW: GORD HILL on THE 500 YEARS OF INDIGENOUS RESISTANCE COMIC BOOK

The 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance Comic Book: Revised & Expanded Edition by Gord Hill is available from Arsenal Pulp Press today. → Read More

ARCHIE MILESTONE DIGESTS to feature new stories!

Archie Comics announced that each of the five Archie Milestones Digest books to be released in 2022 features a brand-new story! → Read More

A Year of Free Comics: Death-defying romance in VAMPIRE GIRLFRIENDS

Vampire Girlfriends by Ayanna Johnson Steptoe is an adorable slice-of-life comic that follows the lives of two undead lovers. → Read More

RECAP: STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS S2E9 ­­— “wej duJ”

In Star Trek: Lower Decks season two episode nine, "wej duJ," we get some major plot developments (and VULCANS)! → Read More

An Embarrassment of ‘Brinas: KIERNAN SHIPKA to appear on RIVERDALE

A crossover between Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and Riverdale? Believe it! Shipka will be reprising the role on the CW. → Read More

MARAUDERS returns with new creative team in January

The ongoing Marauders series will get a new creative team in January 2022, featuring a new team of mutants (but the same old mission)! → Read More

RECAP: STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS S2E8 ­­— “I, Excretus”

In the eighth episode of the sophomore season of Star Trek: Lower Decks, "I, Excretus," we get a sequel to the TAS episode "Bem." → Read More

A Year of Free Comics: Meet the LORD OF BLADES in RON CHAN’s SWORDTEMBER Comics

The Swordtember social media challenge has Ron Chan telling the tale of the Lord of Blades, and it's a cut above the rest! → Read More

RECAP: STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS S2E7 ­­— “Where Pleasant Fountains Lie”

We find out more about the backstory of Andy Billups PLUS Jeffrey Combs guest stars as Agimus the evil computer on a new Lower Decks. → Read More

A Year of Free Comics: Escape from Magic School in PRINCIPLES OF MAGIC

In Principles of Magic by Sarah Hopkins, the Signet school is there to disabuse young girls of their magical abilities. → Read More

Weird science meets African myth in BUCKHEAD

Buckhead, arriving from BOOM! Studios beginning in December 2022, an African immigrant family faces some serious weird! → Read More

RECAP: STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS S2E6 ­­— “The Spy Humongous”

In The Spy Humongous, the crew of the starship Cerritos faces infiltration from a shocking source: Rumdar of Pakled Planet! → Read More

MARVEL RUNDOWN: The origin of an alias is revealed in BOUSHH #1

MARVEL RUNDOWN: The origin of an alias is revealed in BOUSHH #1 - The Beat → Read More

A Year of Free Comics: Sublime Animal Antics with BJENNY MONTERO

In the Instagram comics of Bjenny Montero, adorable and adroitly-rendered animals have bittersweet, slice-of-life adventures. → Read More

INTERVIEW + PROCESS: CHAN CHAU on KRISTY AND THE SNOBS

The Beat spoke with Chan Chau to find out all about the newest BSC graphic novel, Kristy and the Snobs, available now from Scholastic Graphix! → Read More

Take red pill now: MATRIX RESURRECTIONS trailer arrives

As promised, the first official trailer for The Matrix: Resurrections has arrived today, Thursday, September 9th, 2021. → Read More