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?
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)
Top Shelf productions has put an extensive 41-page preview of the collected edition up on their site HERE, including Darwyn Cooke’s introduction. Jeff Lemire was selected by the JSA jury as last year’s Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Cartoonist for Volumes 1 and 2 of the Essex County Trilogy, and has been nominated this year in… Read More More on Jeff Lemire’s Collected Essex County
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
Tucker Stone interviews Canadian webcomics darling Kate Beaton for Comixology.
A couple of my favourite female creators, Willow Dawson and Diana Tamblyn, will be doing a signing this weekend at L.A. Mood Comics and Games in London, ON. More information can be found at the L.A. Mood Comics and Gameswebsite. Robert
Over at his blog, Francis Manapul has detailed the steps taken in the creation of the central Superman image for this year’s Joe Shuster Awards poster. The final poster will be a collaboration between Francis and Agnes Garbowska.
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.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
ANIME NORTH -Toronto Congress Center, 650 Dixon Road, and at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Rd. (directly across the street). May 22-24, 2009 (Friday-Sunday) Featuring: 1 Steve Horton 2 Tara Tallan 3 Camilla D’errico 4 Heroes Of The World 5 Benoît Cécyre 6 Les Major 7 Ben Dunn 8 Svetlana Chmakova OTTAWA COMIC-CON… Read More Upcoming Conventions in Canada: May 22-June 18, 2009
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
Jim Munroe is a smart, savvy, independent thinker and I’m always interested in seeing what he’ll do next. Well, Jim is out there trying new ideas in marketing and distributing his new comic: Sword of My Mouth. Sword of My Mouth is the follow up to ‘Therefore Repent’, a 2007 graphic novel written by Jim… Read More Format Wars: Distribution and Marketing in the Digital Era
Newsarama debuted a trailer for Jeff Lemire’s upcoming graphic novel from DC/Vertigo “The Nobody” today. Check it out.
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)
Jamie Trecker talked with North 40’s Fiona Staples for Newsarama: Canadian artist Fiona Staples is a relative newcomer to comics: “I didn’t start reading them until high school,” admits the abashed Alberta native. But, over the past two years Staples has burst into the comics world in a big way, parlaying a stint on a… Read More Travelling on North 40: Newsarama talks to Fiona Staples
Fresh off his work on Ultimate Spider-Man, Canadian artist Stuart Immonen once again teams with writer Brian Michael Bendis on the New Avengers, starting with July 2009’s issue #55 . The covers to 55 and 56 are previewed below:
So, here’s where we currently stand with the 2009 Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards: – Waiting for the green light to announce the 4 Hall of Fame inductees. – Comics for Kids nomcom finally received the additional books they were waiting to review, so they should be coming to a final list soon.… Read More Status Update: May 19, 2009
Source: DC Universe: The Source
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 Air #9 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. All-New Savage She-Hulk #1 2nd Printing Marvel US$3.99 Inks by Terry Pallot. Amazing Spider-Man Family #6 Marvel US$4.99 Artwork by Tim Levins. Angel #21 IDW… Read More May 20th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
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.
Red 5 Comics’ Paul Ens writes: If you picked up copies of this year’s Free Comic Book Day issue by Red 5 Comics, you likely saw our preview of a new series we are very excited about called “We Kill Monsters“. You may also have noticed that the first 40-page-special issue of “We Kill Monsters”… Read More Red 5 previews We Kill Monsters #1