Why aren’t you listening?

This Sunday, May 31st, Robin Fisher and her Montreal based radio show Onomatopoeia is interviewing Shannon Gerard. You can listen via streaming through CJLO Concordia University. Shannon Gerard is well known for her fantastic comic/zine/readable-art-pieces, such Boobs & Dinks; Early Detection Kits. Shannon is the artist on Sword of My Mouth and is also working… Read More Why aren’t you listening?

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Comic Retailers – L.A. Mood Comics & Games (London, ON)

L.A. Mood’s was my comic shop of choice when I lived in London, ON.  Gord and Carol were always friendly, charming and interactive with the customer base.  This successful family run business is in it’s 17th year.  One thing that has impressed me about the London comic scene, which is quite competitive, is the fact… Read More Comic Retailers – L.A. Mood Comics & Games (London, ON)

Upcoming Conventions in Canada – May 29-June 25

OTTAWA COMIC-CON – Ottawa Civic Centre 1015 Bank Street Sunday, May 31, 2009 MONTREAL COMIC-CON – Place Bonaventure, 800 rue de la Gauchetière Ouest Sunday, June 7, 2009 Guests include: DAVE ROSS (Angel artist) POP CULTURE COLLECTIBLES FAIR – Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC. Sunday, June 13, 2009

May 27th, 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 Aliens #1 Dark Horse US$3.50 Cover Colours by Brad Anderson. Preview at Dark Horse Comics Amazing Spider-Man #595 Marvel US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Preview at Newsarama Astounding Wolf-Man #16 Image US$2.99 Variant… Read More May 27th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Format Wars: Distribution and Marketing in the Digital Era II

My CCBCAA associate Robert Haines posted an article yesterday re: the distribution of Sword of My Mouth, the follow-up series to the well-received graphic novel Therefore Repent, and I echo his sentiments — it’s an interesting solution to some of the problems the industry is facing during what I continue to call a “transition period”.… Read More Format Wars: Distribution and Marketing in the Digital Era II

Comic Retailers – Stadium Comics (Brampton, ON)

Owner’s Names: Rob Sinnott and Kevin Hickey Manager’s Names: Same Number of Employees:  4 Years in Business: 20 years;  1.5 years under current ownership Physical Address:  104 – 499 Main St. South, Brampton,  ON,  L6Y 1N7 Telephone Number:  (905) 451-3751 Website:  http://www.sidekickcomics.ca Twitter:  http://www.twitter.com/stadiumcomics How did you choose your store name? Stadium Comics was the name… Read More Comic Retailers – Stadium Comics (Brampton, ON)

Preview: Adrian Alphona on Captain Britain and MI13 Annual

Source: Paul Cornell’s LiveJournal Making his return to comic interiors, Adrian Alphona (best known for Marvel Comics’ Runaways) provides artwork for the upcoming Captain Britain and MI13 Annual. Check out Paul Cornell’s LiveJournal for another preview page of the upcoming issue. Adrian Alphona is nominated in this year’s Joe Shuster Awards, for the Cover Category.