Harvey Award Nominees – Canucks: De Souza, Lemire, Tamakis, Guerra, D+Q & More

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

The Fabler Blog

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

Wizard’s Gareb Shamus buys Paradise’s Toronto Comicon

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

June 24th, 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 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

Christopher Butcher’s “TCAF 2009 – Wrap Up”

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”

Dale Keown covers Beserker #1 “Rage Edition” for Top Cow

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

Cerebus Archive #3 Preview at Bleeding Cool

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

The Captain Returns…!

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.

June 17th, 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 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