April 1st, 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 Angel: Blood And Trenches #2 – IDW US$3.99 Written, Artwork, and Covers by John Byrne. Preview at Comics Continuum. Astonishing Tales #3 – Marvel US$3.99 Artwork and Colours by Fiona Staples. Inks by… Read More April 1st, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

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Chmakova’s Nightschool First in its Class

Publisher’s Weekly ran an article yesterday about Canadian OEL manga creator Svetlana Chmakova, whose most recent work, Nightschool, debuts this spring. This is the first volume in a series, which will be published by Yen Press. The series will also be serialized in the hefty manga magazine Yen Plus.

Local artist brings colour to comic books: Winnipeg’s Chris Chuckry

Courtesy of the Winnipeg Sun, here’s a link to video clip featuring Winnipeg colourist Chris Chuckry. UPDATED: A follow-up article Artist’s pride: Spider-Man with Obama was published in the March 25 Winnipeg Sun. Writer Paul Turenne reports: Chuckry has been colouring comic books for nearly 20 years, but ranks the Obama cover among his crowning… Read More Local artist brings colour to comic books: Winnipeg’s Chris Chuckry

Nominating Update

The English Nominating Committee has finalized their selections for the following categories: Artist, Cartoonist, Colourist and Writer. The French Nominating Committee will be submitting their selections early this week to round off the ballot. The Executive Committee is currently finalizing the Publisher, Webcomics and Cover Art nominees. The Press Release with the finalized ballot for… Read More Nominating Update

Ken Steacy: Modern Myths & Icons art show in Victoria, BC until March 28

From the The martlett: The University of Victoria’s Independant Newspaper: What: Modern Myths and Icons: The Comic Art of Ken Steacy Where: Winchester Galleries, 2260 Oak Bay Road, Victoria BC When: now until March 28 In his 35-year career as a comic book illustrator/author, Ken Steacy never thought he would have his work displayed in… Read More Ken Steacy: Modern Myths & Icons art show in Victoria, BC until March 28

March 25th, 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 Cartoon Network Block Party #55 – DC/Johnny US$2.50 Story Written by Sam Agro. Disney/Pixar’s Incredibles: Family Matters #1 – BOOM Studios US$2.99 Artwork by Marcio Takara. Preview at Comic Book Resources. Futurama Comics… Read More March 25th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Canadian comic book character Dan Cooper may have inspired hijacker “D.B. Cooper”

A National Post article by Randy Boswell reports that the FBI have revealed that the name and escape method of infamous airline hijacker D.B. Cooper may have been inspired by French Canadian comic hero Dan Cooper of the Royal Canadian Air Force: An FBI agent probing one of the bureau’s most famous cold cases —… Read More Canadian comic book character Dan Cooper may have inspired hijacker “D.B. Cooper”