Vancouver Comicon Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC May 24, 2009 Special Guests: Douglas Wheatley (Star Wars: Dark Times) Steve Rolston (Emiko Superstar, The Escapists, Degrassi: Extra Credit) Dave McCaig (Star Wars: Dark Times, Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk) Joseph Gilland (animator; author of Elemental Magic) Jesse Davidge (Mathemagick and Mystiphysics) Kelly Everaert (Jungle Tales,… Read More Upcoming Conventions in Canada: May 15-June 11, 2009
http://www.beach-studios.com/store/shop_files/StormHawkscover_sm.jpg May 07, 2009 (Toronto, Canada) – (The Storm Hawks are coming to a comic store near you! Starting this summer DMF Comics and Beach Creative Studios will be launching the first issue in a line of Storm Hawks full color graphic novels. The series will kick off with a Special Edition Comic Book premiering… Read More Storm Hawks are coming!
Globe & Mail writer Jamie Adams profiled Seth in an article published just prior to TCAF.
Graphic NY’s Christopher Irving talks to artist Joe Infurnari Hailing from Canada, Infurnari came to New York after Grad School to pursue a career in the fine arts. With a painting background, Infurnari fell into comics in 2004 through a friend, and a character that merged two genres: cavemen and robots. “I’d been living in… Read More Daring to be Different with Joe Infurnari
Newsarama has posted some pages from the upcoming Darkness/Pitt crossover, the first issue of which is slated for release on August 26th.
Newsarama talks to James Turner about Warlord of Io and the situation with Diamond.
As usual, the CCBCAA Executive attended the Toronto Comic Arts Festival and loved it. Many thanks to: – Chris Butcher, our Festival contact, for getting us a table at the Festival – the four artists that signed and sketched at our booth: Agnes Garbowska, Marcio Takara, Alina Urusov and Kelly Tindall. – the many people… Read More TCAF 2009 has come and gone.
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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 All-New Savage She-Hulk #2 – Marvel US$3.99 Inks by Terry Pallot. Preview at Comic Book Resources Black Panther #4 – Marvel US$2.99 Artwork by Ken Lashley. Preview at Comic Book Resources Cable Vol.… Read More May 13th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Today, Tom Spurgeon published an interview he did with Darwyn Cooke and Ed Brubaker re: The Hunter, Cooke’s adaptation of the first Parker novel for IDW.
While not necessarily related directly to Canadian comics, author and blogger Jeffrey Klaehn (Inside the World of Comic Books) has posted a couple of articles that might be of interest: the first is on Star Trek and the second is onthe 25 Greatest Superhero romances.
Over at Newsarama, Vaneta Rogers interviews Geoff Johns about his run on JSA/Justice Society of America and his collaborators on those comics, including Canadian artists Steve Sadowski, Leonard Kirk, and particularly Dale Eaglesham. NRAMA: How was it to finish up with Dale Eaglesham after such a long run of artists on this book? Geoff Johns:… Read More Newsarama: Looking back at the JSA
Early this morning, HobbyStar released the guest list for their 2009 Comic Book Expo – one of the several shows within a show that comprise the massive FAN EXPO CANADA event on August 28-30, 2009. As Canada’s biggest comic event with over 50,000 fans estimated to attend in 2009, the Comic Book Expo features a… Read More Happenings: Fan Expo Canada’s Comic Book Guests Announced
Festival website — National Post articles Joe Shuster Awards Booth signings: Agnes Garbowska profile —- Marcio Takara profile — Alina Urusov profile — Kelly Tindall profile Plus: Limited Edition Dave Sim Wolverine print to debut at TCAF
The last creator in our booth signing spotlight this week is KELLY TINDALL, who will be signing on both Saturday and Sunday from 3-5 pm at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. Kelly Tindall is a Canadian illustrator, raised in Saskatchewan and obsessed with drawing since the age of two. As he states in his biography… Read More JSA Booth Signings at TCAF: Artist profile Kelly Tindall
Source: Tor.com Two-time Joe Shuster Awards nominee, Ray Fawkes, has his story, Black Strings released on Tor.com.
Yes, it’s official — the CCBCAA will be moving the presentation of the Joe Shuster Awards from the already announced June 27th to the weekend of SEPTEMBER 26-27, 2009. There are a couple of reasons behind the move which we will be detailing in the near future, but needless to say there are some big… Read More We’re moving to September!
Comic Book Resources has an interview with Chris Claremont about his new series X-Men Forever with Canadian artist TOM GRUMMETT with questions posed by CBR readers. The article contains a lot of preview art by Grummett – while we’ve got a few small samples below, you should follow the link to see larger versions.
The Globe & Mail profiles Drawn & Quarterly, who will be celebrating their 20th anniversary this weekend at TCAF. The article features comments from Chris Oliveiros, Seth and Chester Brown. D+Q has been selected as the Joe Shuster Award’s Outstanding Canadian Publisher three years in a row (2006, 2007 & 2008) and has been nominated… Read More Globe & Mail: A Comic Book Hero for Grown-Ups
Signing on both days (from 1-5 on Saturday and 1:30-5 on Sunday) at the Joe Shuster Awards booth is rising star Alina Urusov. ALINA URUSOV began her career in animation, most notably working on designs for the TV series Boondocks. After doing work for Wonderlost (Image Comics), she contributed to the Marvel Holiday Special. Her… Read More JSA booth signings at TCAF: Artist profile Alina Urusov