“Comics are impacting the 21st Century”

Last Saturday, the University of Regina played host to the first Queen City Comics Astonishing Conference and Festival at the College Avenue campus. The Regina Leader-Post discusses the conference and interviews visual artist and educator Gerri Ann Siwek, among others. The festival brought together academics, comic collectors, sellers and enthusiasts for workshops, talks by artists… Read More “Comics are impacting the 21st Century”

Rejected by Diamond: James Turner’s Warlord of Io mini-series

In an extensive op/ed piece, Comics Reporter Tom Spurgeon discusses the rejection of Canadian creator James (rex Libris) Turner’s mini-series follow-up to the Warlord of Io & Other Stories one-shot by Diamond Distributors (solicited by Slave Labor Graphics) as the original one-shot (which was published and distributed) did not sell well enough to the Direct… Read More Rejected by Diamond: James Turner’s Warlord of Io mini-series

JSA booth signings at TCAF: Artist profile Agnes Garbowska

Signing from 11am to 1pm on Saturday at the Joe Shuster Awards booth at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival is artist AGNES GARBOWSKA. Agnes Garbowska began her career as an illustrator mainly working on pin-ups and graphic design. Some of her early work appeared as posters for the comic StormBringers by Korby Marks and other… Read More JSA booth signings at TCAF: Artist profile Agnes Garbowska