Comic Retailers – The Neutral Zone Comics and Collectables (Niagara Falls, ON)

The Joe Shuster Awards love comic shops big and small.  If you would like to see your store profiled here, please contact us: retailers@joeshusterawards.com, and we would be happy to help you show off your store. John Roma of The Neutral Zone is a long time comic retailer who continues to love comics. Store Name: … Read More Comic Retailers – The Neutral Zone Comics and Collectables (Niagara Falls, ON)

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Upcoming convention appearances: Jan. 30 – Mar. 1

Winter Toronto ComiCon – February 1 Features: Francis Manapul, Agnes Garbowska, Alvin Lee, Andy Belanger, Kalman Andrasofszky, Kent Burles, Diana Tamblyn, Lamin Martin, Marcio Takara, Dave Ross. US Guest: Kevin Maguire New York Comic Con – February 6-8 Features Canadian creator guests David Finch, Darwyn Cooke, Bryan Lee O’Malley, Bernard Chang, J. Torres, Leonard Kirk,… Read More Upcoming convention appearances: Jan. 30 – Mar. 1

Happenings: Angoulême Festival Jan 29 – Feb 1

Europe’s largest comics festival takes place this weekend (starting today). While the English language comics community is gearing up for next weekend’s New York Comic Con, it’s important to point out that many Canadian BD creators and publishers are in France this weekend at the largest European comics event, the Festival international de la bande… Read More Happenings: Angoulême Festival Jan 29 – Feb 1

January 28th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at jason@joeshusterawards.com. Amazing Spider-Man: Extra! #2 – Marvel US$3.99 Artwork and Colours by Chris Bachalo. Glamourpuss #5 – Aardvark Vanaheim US$3.00 Written, Artwork, Cover and Zombie Variant Cover by Dave Sim. Legion Of Super-Heroes #50… Read More January 28th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Rabbit and Bear Paws – Gold Award Winner in Mom’s Choice Awards

Press Release courtesy of Little Spirit Bear Productions Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws vol1: The Sugar Bush (http://www.rabbitandbearpaws.com/gnovel1.php) was recognized as GOLD in family-friendly media, products and services by the prestigious Mom’s Choice Awards®, In the Juvenile category of comics & graphic novels. Mom’s Choice Awards® (http://www.momschoiceawards.com/learn.php) is known for establishing the benchmark of… Read More Rabbit and Bear Paws – Gold Award Winner in Mom’s Choice Awards

2009: Captain Canuck news

Courtesy: Richard Comely’s Captain Canuck site 2009 promises to be a great year for Captain Canuck – IDW Publishing will publish collections of the original 1975–1980 series (issues 1–14 and the 1980 double size Summer Special) in hard cover and trade paper backs. Their first release in June will feature Issues four to ten in… Read More 2009: Captain Canuck news

Upcoming Con Appearances: Jan. 23 – Feb. 22

Phoenix Comicon – January 23-25 – Starts today! Features Canadian creator guests Kaare Andrews, Todd McFarlane. Canadian actor Aaron Douglas (Battlestar Galactica) also appears. Winter Toronto ComiCon – February 1 Features: Francis Manapul, Agnes Garbowska, Alvin Lee, Andy Belanger, Kalman Andrasofszky, Diana Tamblyn, Lamin Martin, Marcio Takara, Dave Ross. US Guest: Kevin Maguire New York… Read More Upcoming Con Appearances: Jan. 23 – Feb. 22

UDON Adds Final Fight to its Capcom Comic Licenses

Press Release courtesy of UDON Entertainment: Over the years the Street Fighter® franchise has become intertwined with several other Capcom® game properties, but the strongest of those connections has always been with the classic arcade street brawler Final Fight. The series’ unique characters like pro wrestler-turned-politician Haggar, the strangely seductive Poison, and heroic (though sometimes… Read More UDON Adds Final Fight to its Capcom Comic Licenses

‘The Human Torch’ and ‘Superman’ join the cast of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

It was reported earlier this week that Chris Evans (Fantastic Four) and Brandon Routh (Superman Returns) have joined the cast of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. This comes after last week’s announcement that Kieran Culkin and Aubrey Plaza joining Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead for the cast of the film based on Bryan Lee… Read More ‘The Human Torch’ and ‘Superman’ join the cast of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Art Link: Omar Dogan

Over at Blog@Newsarama, in his Art Link Column, Jim Zubkabich spotlights Street Fighter Legends: Chun-Li artist Omar Dogan. Street Fighter Legends: Chun-Li #1 by Erik Ko, Ken Siu-Chong and Omar Dogan arrived in comic shops today (January 21). Udon Entertainment has a four page preview available on their site. Check it out!

Industry News: Diamond Changes Thresholds for Publishers

Source: Newsarama According to various sources across the internet, Diamond will be ending the print edition of its Previews Adult Supplement catalog (which lists all adult comics and products offered to retailers from various publishers), and, due to economic conditions, is raising the purchase order benchmark from $1500 to $2500. The distributor began informing publishers… Read More Industry News: Diamond Changes Thresholds for Publishers