Here I am again, experiencing both WonderCon and MegaCon, through the magical world of the Internet, Newsarama, and Comic Book Resources. I’ll be linking up news related to Canadian Comic Book Creators here. Source: Newsarama: WonderCon ’09 – IDW Panel “Captain Canuck – IDW will collect the original series by Richard [Comely] and George Freeman,… Read More Canadian Comic Book Creators News from WonderCon – Part 1
For those that have not picked up the recently released Adventure Comics #0 (released on February 4th, 2009), you can now read the back-up “Origins & Omens” story online for free, which is written by Geoff Johns, contains artwork by Francis Manapul, and is coloured by Brian Buccellatto.
The Joe Shuster Awards love comic shops big and small. If you would like to see your store profiled here, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org. Today we touch base with Comic Encounters, located in Terrace, British Columbia. Like so many small town comic shop owners, Gerry Mattson loves comics. He loves comics so much, he quit… Read More Comic Retailers – Comic Encounters (Terrace, BC)
Source: Almost Darwyn Cooke’s Blog (but not quite) TwoMorrows Publishing will be releasing Modern Masters Volume 23: Darwyn Cooke, scheduled for release on July 22nd, 2009. Solicitation Info from TwoMorrows Publishing: 120 page Trade Paperback – By Eric Nolen-Weathington In the year 2000, a bold, new force exploded into the world of comics. His name:… Read More Modern Masters Volume 23: Darwyn Cooke
It’s been a long process, but will continue to be a work-in-progress. The Links to Canadian Creators page has been updated with the initial list I’ve been working with. I am well aware that there are probably hundreds of names that are missing from that list. So if you know someone, or are someone, that… Read More Links to Canadian Creators (Updated)
Megacon (Orlando, Florida) – February 27-March 1 Features Canadian creator guest: Darwyn Cooke. Canadian resident Steve McNiven also appears. WonderCon (San Francisco, CA) – February 27-March 1 Features Canadian guests: Kei Acedera, Bobby Chiu, Bob the Angry Flower, Travis Charest, Camilla D’Errico, Miriam Libicki (Real Gone Girl Studios). CCBCAA Executive Director Kevin A. Boyd can… Read More Upcoming Convention Appearances: Feb. 27 – Mar. 26
Despite the ups and downs of the currency exchange rates between the US and Canadian dollars, the issue of what price a store sells comics at has always been decided upon by store managers and owners based on (a) customer loyalty and (b) what the competition is doing. Some stores offer a blanket discount on… Read More Comic Book Bin discusses comics pricing with Canada’s Competition Bureau