Sword of My Mouth #2 – online release

Jim Munroe and Shannon Gerard have released the second issue of Sword of My Mouth — but this one is only available to online subscribers. Here’s the good news: This is not like when you missed the latest issue of Blackest Night and had no idea what was going on. Sword of My Mouth is… Read More Sword of My Mouth #2 – online release

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Behind the scenes: Hal Foster and Prince Valiant

Fantagraphics publisher Kim Thompson, who recently released the lovely, and large, Prince Valiant Vol. 1: 1937-1938, by Hal Foster, has discovered a startling difference with one of the originally published pages: more violence! Unlike many archival projects which scan and digitally clean up the original newspaper pages themselves (I’m thinking of the stunningly gorgeous Winsor… Read More Behind the scenes: Hal Foster and Prince Valiant

Joe Shuster Awards ceremony location – U of T’s Innis Town Hall

The location for the awards ceremony has been finalized, the 5th annual Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards will be presented on Saturday, September 26th at University of Toronto’s Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue in Toronto, Ontario.More details to come, but plans include a pre-ceremony PREVIEW of the Visions: Wolverine artwork and a… Read More Joe Shuster Awards ceremony location – U of T’s Innis Town Hall

Back from San Diego

After a grueling day of travel, I’m slowly getting things back to normal after the five-day San Diego gauntlet. I’m afraid that since I was booth-bound for the majority of the show I wasn’t able to gather up much intel (and the stuff that I did is not my place to announce), but I did… Read More Back from San Diego

July 29th, 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 Absolute DC: The New Frontier Hardcover (New Printing) DC US$75.00 Written, Artwork, and Cover by Darwyn Cooke. Amazing Spider-Man #598 (2nd Printing) Marvel US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Aspen Splash 2009 Swimsuit Spectacular… Read More July 29th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Canadian Comic Book Creators News from San Diego Comic Con International – Part 3

Source: Newsarama: SDCC ’09: A Darker Shade of Ink: Crime and Noir in Comics – Darwyn Cooke is one of creators on the panel, discussing crime and noir in comics. Source: Newsarama: SDCC 09: Graphic Novels and Novelists – Seth and Bryan Lee O’Malley are two of the panelists, discussing graphic novels. “A fan asked… Read More Canadian Comic Book Creators News from San Diego Comic Con International – Part 3

Canadian Comic Book Creators News from San Diego Comic Con International – Part 2

Source: Newsarama: SDCC 09 – Marvel’s X-MEN Panel “Some more catch-up, Aaron on Yanick Paquette’s art in Weapon X: “He gets to draw some of the craziest stuff you’ve ever seen in a Wolverine book.” “ Source: Comic Book Resources: CCI: Kirman and McFarlane on “Image United” “Perhaps a better person to weigh in on… Read More Canadian Comic Book Creators News from San Diego Comic Con International – Part 2

Jeff Lemire interviewed by Wired.Com’s Underwire

Source: Wired.Com: Underwire Jeff Lemire doesn’t write conventional comics. Often slow-paced and sketchy, his works are also intractably personal and deeply moving, even if he’s writing about the Invisible Man. “I draw on a lot of cinematic influences like Ingmar Bergman and Wim Wenders, artists who let a story take its time,” the Toronto-based writer… Read More Jeff Lemire interviewed by Wired.Com’s Underwire

Canadian Comic Book Creators News from San Diego Comic Con International – Part 1

Source: Newsarama: SDCC 09 – SUPERMAN: TWO WORLDS Panel “Tying in to Codename Patriot, Robinson will be doing another Jimmy Olsen special, with art by Bernard Chang.” Source: Comic Book Resources: CCI: DC Comics Superman Panel “Sterling Gates mentioned September’s “Supergirl Annual,” which is the origin of Superwoman. “Secret Files” comes out in conjunction with… Read More Canadian Comic Book Creators News from San Diego Comic Con International – Part 1

D+Q and Dan Clowes

Comics Reporter and the D+Q blog announce a great coup: Drawn + Quarterly has acquired the publishing rights to Daniel Clowes’ next graphic novel, Wilson. D+Q, the three time winner of the Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Publisher, has added another great talent to the publishing line-up D+Q provided a statement from its publisher and… Read More D+Q and Dan Clowes