Upcoming Conventions in Canada – June 12-July 9

POP CULTURE COLLECTIBLES FAIR – Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC. Sunday, June 13, 2009 VANCOUVER COMICON – Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. Sunday, July 5, 2009 Please let us know if you have a comics-related show or event coming up so we can promote it on this blog. In the… Read More Upcoming Conventions in Canada – June 12-July 9

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Joe Shuster Awards will be at Word on the Street on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009

As part of our mission to raise awareness of Canadian comic book creators and their works, and as part of our 5th Anniversary festivities, we will be holding the awards on the weekend of September 26-27, 2009. While we are still finalizing the plans for the presentation of the awards and the display of the… Read More Joe Shuster Awards will be at Word on the Street on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009

June 10th, 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 #597 Marvel US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Preview at Newsarama Angel: Blood And Trenches #4 IDW US$3.99 Written, Artwork and Cover by John Byrne. Preview at Comic Book Resources Captain Britain… Read More June 10th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Upcoming: The Incredibles – Family Matters trade paperback

With only the first two issues released at this time, Boom Studios has announced that they are releasing the digest-sized trade paperback collection of the smash hit mini-series Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles: Family Matters drawn by artist Marcio Takara in July 2009. Here are the details: THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS TPB Written by Mark Waid Drawn… Read More Upcoming: The Incredibles – Family Matters trade paperback

Toronto visit by Neil Gaiman results in plugs for Toronto comic stores

On June 8th, popular writer Neil Gaiman will be doing a reading/signing in Toronto. The media seems to have picked up on a thread that Toronto comic shops are directly responsible for Gaiman’s Hogtown successes. Last time there was love for (former Silver Snail manager) Mark Askwith… and this time… From CTV (The Canadian Press)….… Read More Toronto visit by Neil Gaiman results in plugs for Toronto comic stores