Newsarama talks to Andy Belanger about his new webcomic for Zuda: Andy B.’s Bottle of Awesome.
To read the list of 2009 Harvey Award Nominees visit Newsarama. Canadians nominated include: – Lar deSouza for Least I Could Do (Best Cartoonist) – Jeff Lemire for Essex County Vol. 3: The Country Nurse (Best Graphic Album – Original) – Mariko and Jillian Tamaki for Skim (Best Graphic Album – Original) – Pia Guerra… Read More Harvey Award Nominees – Canucks: De Souza, Lemire, Tamakis, Guerra, D+Q & More
Jeff Lemire informs us, via his blog: Due to a mix up The Nobody will ship a week late and will now be in bookstores July 7 and Comic Book Stores July 8. I will however be signing at Comics And More at Danforth and Greenwood (steps from the Greenwood subway stop) in Toronto THURSDAY… Read More The Nobody ship date delayed one week
Thanks to Sequential Spiltink for drawing attention to The Fabler Blog. Founded by Bruno Steppuhn, a tech entrepreneur in Calgary, The Fabler Blog has featured a number of creator and retailer interviews conducted by Kevin de Vlaming. Past reviews include Jeff Lemire, Fiona Staples, Troy Little, Jay Bardyla (of Happy Harbor Comics), Gareth Gaudin (Legends… Read More The Fabler Blog
Over at Rich Johnston’s Bleeding Cool website, AV has provided a free download of Dave Sim’s first three issues of Glamourpuss. Nominated for a 2009 Joe Shuster Award for Best Cartoonist for issues 1-4 and Judenhass, Dave Sim‘s Glamourpuss is a chronicle of the artist’s journey through the world of photorealist cartoon strips (and the… Read More Read Glamourpuss 1-3 for free…
*Note* For Canadians, comic books will be released on Thursday July 2nd, 2009, rather than the traditional Wednesday release date. For non-Canadian readers of this website, these are July 1st, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators. *Note 2* Due to a shipping error, Jeff Lemire’s The Nobody will be released July 8th, 2009, instead of this… Read More July 2nd, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
New York, NY (June 24, 2009) – Gareb Shamus, CEO of New York based Wizard Entertainment, announces today that he has purchased the Toronto Comicon, a show that has been consistently awarded The Best International Comic Book Convention (non-USA) by ComicBookConventions.com, for the last 5 years. (Editor’s note: the Paradise con won the award for… Read More Wizard’s Gareb Shamus buys Paradise’s Toronto Comicon
Bottle of Awesome, a new webcomic by Andy Belanger, debuted yesterday on Zuda Comics. Andy B. is also known for his other webcomic that is part of Transmission X, Raising Hell. Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources has posted an interview with Andy B. about the release of Bottle of Awesome. JK: So what exactly… Read More Bottle of Awesome by Andy B. on Zuda Comics
Announced this past weekend at HeroesCon, Alberta’s Cary Nord (Conan, Daredevil, Ultimate Human) has been tapped to illustrate a 3-issue Dark Reign: Ares (as in Ares, the god of war) for Marvel Comics. You can read all about the basics and see some of the pencil preview art here.
As spotted by fan and blogger Ty Buttars this weekend at HeroesCon in Charlotte, North Carolina – someone has lifted a copyrighted tribute image Michael Cho did of Jack Kirby and made a t-shirt out of it. Michael Cho wrote on his blog: Let me just say a few things about this. Firstly, I don’t… Read More Unauthorized Michael Cho t-shirt surfaces at HeroesCon
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Amazing Spider-Man #598 Marvel US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Preview at Newsarama Avengers/Invaders #12 Marvel US$2.99 Artwork by Steve Sadowski. Variant Cover by Dale Eaglesham. Preview at Comic Book Resources Awesome 2: Awesomer… Read More June 24th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Source: Comics212 “Hello folks, I’m Christopher Butcher and I’m the Festival Director and co-founder of TCAF, The Toronto Comic Arts Festival. Co-founder Peter Birkemoe, a handful of staff, and dozens of volunteers and I present TCAF every two years in lovely downtown Toronto, Canada. A little over a month ago on May 9-10, 2009, we… Read More Christopher Butcher’s “TCAF 2009 – Wrap Up”
Making the media rounds this week was the story hinted at in this week’s release of Captain America #600 – the return of assassinated Captain America, Steve Rogers. One of the stories in the massive 6ooth issue was written by Mark Waid and illustrated by JSA Outstanding Canadian Artist 2008 Dale Eaglesham. IGN sat down… Read More Dale Eaglesham talks Captain America 600
Keown’s cover for the “Rage Edition” of the June 24th shipping Berserker #1 will only be available at the book launch parties next week in Los Angeles and Winnetka, California. Follow the link to read all about it and see for yourself: http://comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=21633 The regular edition features a less bloody version of the same art,… Read More Dale Keown covers Beserker #1 “Rage Edition” for Top Cow
Previewed over at Rich Johnston’s new Bleeding Cool website: Cerebus Archive is a serialized account of Dave Sim’s career as a cartoonist and comics creator. Issue #3 contains three comics stories from the seventies, “The Necromancer,” “The Company Man,” and “Gravedigger’s Banquet” as well his rejection letters from Charlton Comics. The variant cover for this… Read More Cerebus Archive #3 Preview at Bleeding Cool
ADVENTURE COMICS #2 Written by Geoff Johns; co-feature written by Geoff Johns and Michael Shoemaker Art by Francis Manapul, co-feature art by Clayton Henry Covers by Francis Manapul Superboy is back and living out his teenage years in Smallville. But all is not as it seems in Superman’s hometown. And while Conner reunites with his… Read More Adventure Comics #2 cover and details revealed
Yes, he’s back…. but it’s not THAT Captain! No, this time it’s the original Captain Canuck who returns to comic shops this week in the form of IDW Publishing’s Captain Canuck Vol. 1 (hardcover) – reprinting the classic Captain Canuck 4-10 by Richard Comely and George Freeman. 152 pages for US$24.99.
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 #10 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. All-New Savage She-Hulk #3 Marvel US$3.99 Inks by Terry Pallot. Preview at Comic Book Resources Angel #22 IDW US$3.99 Written by Kelley Armstrong. Artwork by… Read More June 17th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
DC/Vertigo has released the first look at the covers and interior pages for Jeff Lemire’s upcoming monthly series SWEET TOOTH. Colored by Jose Villarrubia, the first issue ship sin September for only $1 Sweet Tooth is the story Gus, a young boy born with antlers and deer-like features. He has lived his entire life in… Read More DC/Vertigo previews Jeff Lemire’s Sweet Tooth