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
Much has been made of the changes in Diamond Comics minimum order levels and the effect this will have on the small press. Independent retailers (aka, your local comic book store) as well as small publishers and self-publishers in Canada have the potential to be harshly impacted. Here’s to supporting the efforts of these creators:… Read More The Bear Stories Vol. 2 drops at FanExpo
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
Michael Angelos, the British Columbia based owner of Castle Rain Entertainment, reveals the evolution of a page. From the soon to be released graphic novel Jack the Lantern: War of the Soul: Pencil art by Mark Kidwell, inks by Kidwell and Tony Bledsoe, with Angelos as the writer. Jack the Lantern: War of the Soul,… Read More Jack the Lantern: step by step
In his cunning ongoing effort to take over the world, Brian Lee O’Malley reveals the some details of the recently announced Scott Pilgrim video game. “Video games have been a huge influence on the characters and world of Scott Pilgrim,” said Bryan Lee O’Malley, creator of the original graphic novels. “As a gamer myself, it… Read More Scott Pilgrim: The Video Game
Publisher’s Weekly has a story on the upcoming IDW series Kill Shakespeare. Created by Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery with art by Andy Belanger, a veteran of DC Comics, Devil’s Due and other comics publishers, Kill Shakespeare started out as a brainstorm idea for a videogame and then a film before the two creators… Read More Canadians out to “Kill Shakespeare”
Over at Comic Book Resources, Jeffrey Renaud interviews Canadian artist and JSA Outstanding Artist and Webcomics Creator nominee Karl Kerschl about his contribution to DC’s Wednesday Comics.