Coming this summer from Top Shelf – THE COMPLETE ESSEX COUNTY – a512-Page Omnibus Edition of the award winning trilogy by Jeff Lemire, with over 40 pages of previously unpublished material. Available in softcover and limited edition hardcover. Here’s the cover to the softcover collection, the book’s design is by Matt Kindt:
Manager’s Name: John Tinkess Number of Employees: 5 Years in Business: 26 Location: Another Dimension, 424 B – 10 ST NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1V9 Telephone: 403-283-7078 Website: http://www.another-dimension.com Favorite Comic Book, published in the past few months: Incognito #1 Five all-time classic comics, graphic novels or story arcs: Watchmen Daredevil by Frank Miller Nexus… Read More Comic Retailers – Another Dimension (Calgary, AB)
Courtesy of Comic Book Resources More love for O’Malley and Scott Pilgrim — this time over at CBR – an interview they conducted at the New York Comic Con.
Courtesy of Newsarama Darwyn Cooke, Jimmy Palmiotti and Brandon Peterson have done the cover for DC/Wildstorm’s Resistance trade paperback. In more Darwyn news, it seems that Darwyn has a new blog under the direction of Calum Johnston, owner of Halifax’s Stranger Adventures. Darwyn Cooke is slated to appear on February 26-28 at Orlando, Florida’s MEGACON. Here’s a… Read More Darwyn Cooke joins the Resistance, gets new blog (sort of), designs a poster for MegaCon
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com. Baloney: A Tale In 3 Symphonic Acts Trade Paperback – Drawn & Quarterly US$16.95 Written, Artwork and Cover by Pascal Blanchet. Birds Of Prey #127 – DC US$2.99 Artwork by Claude St. Aubin.… Read More February 18th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Last week at the New York Comic Con it was announced that Dale Eaglesham was now under exclusive contract with Marvel Comics and would be illustrating the Fantastic Four title (starting next fall). Now you can get the scoop directly from 2008 Artist of the Year Dale Eaglesham on his website/blog as he discusses why… Read More Blogosphere: Dale Eaglesham on his move to Marvel.
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.
Over at the Graphic Novel Reporter site, Jeffery Klaehn interviews Dean Motter about his comics career: Dean Motter is best known for his award-winning book and album cover designs but is perhaps most famous as the creator of the ’80s comic book sensation Mister X. He also wrote and illustrated The Prisoner graphic novel Shattered… Read More Dean Motter: A Career Introspective interview
Courtesy of the The Community Press Under the guidance of illustrator Martha Newbigging and teacher Carl Des Granges, the Grade 5/6 class at Bayside Public School (in Bayside, Ontario) have assembled a 60-page comic book entitled Fabulous Fantasies. Each of the 28 students created 2 pages of comics for the compilation.
Wilfrid Laurier University assistant professor, author (Inside the World of Comic Books) and cultural critic Dr. Jeffery Klaehn was recently asked by Saskatoon’s Planet S magazine to explain Why the Bat Matters. Jeffery Klaehn, cultural critic, editor of Inside the World of Comic Books and author of the forthcoming Comic Books Are Dead, points to… Read More Planet S: Canadian author discusses “Why the Bat Matters”
Courtesy of the Toronto Star On Monday February 2nd, Neil Gaiman was in Toronto to promote his new film Coraline. In a short conversation with Theatre critic Richard Ouzounian, Gaiman talks fondly about his Toronto connections, especially the support he received from then Silver Snail manager Mark Askwith (now a producer at Space and a… Read More Gaiman visits TO: praises city, friend Mark Askwith
The central nominating committees for 2008 publications are still at work narrowing down their selections for the first round of selections. The Hall of Fame Selection Committee (Henry Mietkiewicz, John Adcock, John Bell, John MacMillan and Michel Viau) have finalized their choices for this year’s inductees into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame.… Read More JSA Update Feb. 11
Those of us that were at the NYCC this past weekend are now home again, and we’ll be getting things back on track here over the next few days. Needless to say it was a busy weekend for everyone who was there. One organizer indicated that there was as much as a 25,000 person jump… Read More Back from NYCC
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Avengers/Invaders #8 – Marvel US$2.99 Artwork by Stephen Sadowski. Preview at Comic Book Resources. Avengers: Nights Of Wundagore Trade Paperback – Marvel US$16.99 Artwork and Cover by John Byrne, Artwork by Gene Day.… Read More February 11th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
The third and final day at New York Comic Con, and the news featuring Canadian Comic Book Creators coming from the Big Apple. Source: Newsarama – NYCC ’09 – Dale Eaglesham on His Marvel Exclusive “Marvel announced at New York Comic Con that artist Dale Eaglesham is making the move to Marvel as the latest… Read More Canadian Comic Book Creators News from New York Comic Con – Day 3
Continuing with what I had posted earlier, here are some of news coming out of New York Comic Con today. Expect this to update throughout the day, so keep checking back to see the news related to Canadian Comic Book Creators. Source: Newsarama – NYCC ’09 – IDW – Dr Who Monthly and More “A… Read More Canadian Comic Book Creators News from New York Comic Con – Day 2
Since I’m experiencing New York Comic Con through the magical world of the Internet (and the coverage done by the great people over at Comic Book Resources and Newsarama), I thought I’d link up any news related to Canadian Comic Book Creators. Enjoy. Source: Comic Book Resourses – NYCC LIVE: Superman – Building a Better… Read More Canadian Comic Book Creators News from New York Comic Con – Day 1
With the release of Scott Pilgrim vol. 5: Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe this past Wednesday, the New York Times profiles Scott Pilgrim creator, Bryan Lee O’Malley. The Beat also reports that the two signings that took place in New York, for the release of Scott Pilgrim vol. 5, both sold out of their copies… Read More New York Times profiles Bryan Lee O’Malley