Tom Fowler interview

Just before the release of Mysterius the Unfathomable #1 tomorrow at your favourite comics retailer, we thought we would check in with cartoonist Tom Fowler. 2009 also marks Tom’s 10th year drawing comics professionally, and his work has been published by companies such as Oni Press, Dark Horse, the late Speakeasy, Mr. Comics and, of… Read More Tom Fowler interview

2009 Nominating Committee – English Language Comics

Your 2009 Nominating Committee includes 7 individuals from across Canada. From East to West, they are: RACHELLE GOGUEN (Halifax, Nova Scotia) STAVROS BAKOS and the Vincent Massey Collegiate Comic Book Club (Montreal, Quebec) TY BUTTARS (Toronto, Ontario) JONATHAN P. KUEHLEIN (Toronto, Ontario) JAY BARDYLA (Calgary, Alberta) SHAWNA ROE (Calgary, Alberta) ROBIN McCONNELL (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Vancouver Comicon this Sunday (January 18)

Event Name:  Vancouver Comicon Event Date: Sunday, January 18th 2009 Hours: 11am to 5pm Location: Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC Special Guests: * Matthew Clark (Final Crisis: Submit, Outsiders, Superman/Batman, Adventures of Superman) * David Boswell (Reid Fleming, World’s Toughest Milkman) * Camilla d’Errico (Nightmares and Fairytales, Avril Lavigne’s Make 5 Wishes) *… Read More Vancouver Comicon this Sunday (January 18)

CONCOURS DE BANDE DESSINÉE HISTOIRE D’HIVER

Merci Sequential Spiltink CONCOURS DE BANDE DESSINÉE HISTOIRE D’HIVER Hachette Canada organise à nouveau un Concours de bande dessinée. Après Contes et légendes du Québec, dont Glénat Québec a publié un magnifique album à l’automne dernier, la thématique de cette édition 2009 sera HISTOIRE D’HIVER ! Si cette thématique vous inspire ou si vous connaissez… Read More CONCOURS DE BANDE DESSINÉE HISTOIRE D’HIVER

Kieran Culkin and Aubrey Plaza join the cast of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Hitfix is reporting that Kieran Culkin (Igby Goes Down), has been cast as Wallace Wells in the upcoming film, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Also joining the cast, Aubrey Plaza (Mystery Team) has been cast as Julie Powers (from THR). Already cast, Michael Cera (Juno, Superbad) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Live Free or Die Hard),… Read More Kieran Culkin and Aubrey Plaza join the cast of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Ty Templeton interview

Few creators have had the diversity of experience that our next creator interview subject has. Ty Templeton is a true comics “renaissance man”/”jack of all trades” — he’s cartooned, written, drawn, inked, and edited comics for both mainstream and independant publishers. From Stig’s Inferno, Justice League, Bigg Time, Batman Adventures, Howard the Duck, The Simpsons,… Read More Ty Templeton interview

In the news: Graphic novels take on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

Courtesy of: The Canadian Jewish News By SHLOMO SCHWARTZBERG, Special to The CJN The continuing rise in popularity of graphic novels has seen all manner of subject matter examined within their pages, including numerous books on Jewish issues and themes. Among the best-known graphic novels are Israeli novelist Rutu Modan’s award-winning Exit Wounds; James Sturm’s… Read More In the news: Graphic novels take on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

The 5th Annual Joe Shuster Awards: Saturday, June 27, 2009.

The date has finally been confirmed and set:  Saturday, June 27th, 2009 is the presentation date for the 5th Annual Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards. The awards will once again be presented at the Toronto Public Library’s Lillian H. Smith Branch Auditorium, 239 College Street, Toronto, Ontario. Current plans are to continue the… Read More The 5th Annual Joe Shuster Awards: Saturday, June 27, 2009.

Headlines: Exhibits explore role of Jews in comic book genre

Source: The Globe & Mail ERIC TUCKER Associated Press January 14, 2009 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — In the 1930s, amid the Great Depression and Nazi Germany, Cleveland writer Jerry Siegel and Toronto artist Joe Shuster conceived an iconic superhero with rippling biceps, long-flowing cape, impeccably coifed hair and a virtuous calling to stamp out evil. Superman… Read More Headlines: Exhibits explore role of Jews in comic book genre

RAID 90 minute Sketch-off

Toronto’s Royal Academy of Illustration and Design studio revived an old tradition of 90 minute studio sketch-offs! The subject of today’s duel: Flash Gordon. The results? Posted on their respective blogs: Kalman Andrasofszky Andy B. Ramon Perez