Source: The Toronto Star Art teacher Dave Lapp’s graphic novel depicts truthful, comic book-style vignettes of incidents that occurred during the 12 years he’s worked at drop-in centres in at-risk communities in Toronto. To read more… follow the link Drop-In by David Lapp was published by Toronto’s Conundrum Press in December 2008. It is currently… Read More Teacher’s graphic tales star kids on the fringes
Everyone here at the CCBCAA would like to wish you and your family and friends a safe and happy New Year! As today is December 31 and is also new comic book day, the final eligible releases for the 2009 Joe Shuster Awards will be out on the stands. In the coming weeks we… Read More Happy New Year!
As part of his holiday interview series, Tom Spurgeon interviews Ojingogo creator Matt Forsythe. Nominated for the Webcomics Creator Award in 2007, Ojingogo was collected in a handsome volume in 2008 by Canadian publisher Drawn & Quarterly. Read the interview here: http://www.comicsreporter.com/index.php/cr_holiday_interview_xx_matt_forsythe/
Source: http://www.newsarama.com/comics/120830-9-Creators.html Canadian creators Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim) and Francis Manapul (Legion of Super-Heroes) have been selected by Newsarama as two of Newsarama’s “9 creators to watch in 2009”. Receiving an honourable mention is Faith Erin Hicks (The War at Ellsmere). Congratulations all around!