Bleeding Cool has a preview of the 9th issue of Dave Sim’s Glamourpuss, which features a cover by comics legend Gene Colan.
Press release: It’s official! McFarlane Toys and Todd McFarlane will be at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. The McFarlane Companies has expanded its presence at the con by teaming up with key retailers and partners. We plan to have exclusive action figures, comics, artist signings, giveaways, panels, a first look at upcoming figure lines and… Read More SDCCI: Todd McFarlane
For Immediate Release: HarperCollinsCanada signs deal with BOOM! Studios Leading graphic novel properties to get wider distribution including Disney PIXAR and The Muppets JULY 14TH, 2009 – TORONTO — HarperCollinsCanada and BOOM! Studios announced an agreement today that will see BOOM!’s original and licensed graphic novels distributed through HarperCollins to book retailers across Canada. Shipments… Read More HarperCollinsCanada signs deal with BOOM! Studios
Hero Initiative heads to San Diego to Celebrate Comic-Con’s 40th year! Highlights include parties with Stan Lee, Jim Lee, Darwyn Cooke, and the premiere release of Hero Comics Note that the Hero Initiative booth is located right next to the CGC booth. Los Angeles, CA (July 14, 2009) – Hero Initiative travels to the 40th… Read More SDCCI: Hero Initiative activities include Cooke, Bachalo, Andrews, Lashley and more!
ELECTROPOLIS Dean Motter (W/A) On sale Dec 2 FC, 152 pages $14.95 TPB, 6″ x 9″ Menlo Park is a reprogrammed janitor robot working as a private eye on the neon streets of Electra City, a town designed to generate and conduct massive amounts of electricity. Sixteen years after the apparent suicide of his human… Read More Dark Horse to collect Motter’s Electropolis in December 2009
Press Release Comic-Con International (Comic-Con), the largest comic book and popular arts event in the United States, has announced its list of nominees for the prestigious Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award (The Eisner Spirit Award). This year organizers are happy to note that Baby Tattoo, publishers of books for kids and adults, is… Read More Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award nominates 3 Canadian stores
Look for the following Canadian Exhibitors in 2009: Arcana Comics 2415 Blind Ferret Entertainment 1435 Bobby Chiu G06 Drawn and Quarterly 1529 Kei Acedera G07 Udon Entertainment 5112 Vancouver Film School 618
Appearing at the Top Shelf booth (#1721) —JEFF LEMIRE— Signing the debut softcover and hardcover editions of THE COLLECTED ESSEX COUNTY. http://www.topshelfcomix.com/jefflemire
A few Canadian creators have tables in Artist’s Alley… Bobby Chiu II-01 David Finch LL-10 Please note: According to his website, David Finch will no longer be located in Artist’s Alley and instead will be appearing at BOOTH 4601. Leo Leibelman JJ-13 Francis Manapul DD-09 Francis notes on his blog: Hey folks so here’s the… Read More SDCCI: Artist’s Alley – Finch moves, Manapul premieres Art Book
Reports are all over the interweb that Vancouver actor Ryan Reynolds (currently starring in the Proposal with Sandra Bullock) has been cast as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern in the 2010 Warner Bros./DC Comics film. This will be Reynolds’ 3rd comic book film – having starred in Blade III and X-Men Origins: Wolverine as Deadpool. Reynolds’ wife… Read More Canadian actor selected to play Green Lantern
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Air #11 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Preview at Vertigo: Graphic Content Amazing Spider-Man #599 Marvel US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Preview at Newsarama Batman: Whatever Happened To The Caped Crusader? Deluxe… Read More July 15th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Over at the Newsarama blog, Cameron Stewart talks about his Transmission X webcomic Sin Titulo And over at his own Illustration Blog, Cameron previews the Apocalipstix story that will be appearing in Liberty Comics.
John Kricfalusi Artist/animator, Ren and Stimpy Canadian-born animator John Kricfalusi is the animated cartoon’s modern pioneer. He started his career in the 1980s working on show such as The Smurfs, Laverne and Shirley in the Army and other Saturday morning cartoons. Ralph Bakshi discovered John in 1987 and hired him to direct CBS’s Ralph Bakshi’s… Read More SDCCI Special Guest: John Kricfalusi
Seth Cartoonist/designer, Palookaville, It’s A Good Life If You Don’t Weaken, Wimbledon Green, George Sprott Seth is the cartoonist behind the series Palookaville and the novels, It’s A Good Life If You Don’t Weaken, Wimbledon Green, Clyde Fans, Bannock, Beans And Black Tea and Vernacular Drawings. Seth serialized George Sprott (1894-1975) in the New York… Read More SDCCI Special Guest: Seth
Bryan Lee O’Malley Writer/Artist, Scott Pilgrim Graphic Novels Bryan Lee O’Malley‘s six-volume graphic novel series, Scott Pilgrim (Oni Press), has earned considerable acclaim since its 2004 debut. He has won numerous awards, including Harvey, Joe Shuster, and Doug Wright Awards, as well as nominations for an Eisner Award and the National Cartoonists Society Reuben Award.… Read More SDCCI Special Guest: Bryan Lee O’Malley
Francis Manapul Artist, Legion of Super-Heroes, Superman/Batman, Adventure Comics Francis Manapul is the acclaimed artist of DC’s new series Adventure Comics. He has also illustrated Superman/Batman, The Legion of Super-Heroes, Tomb Raider, and Witchblade, as well as a French graphic album Sept Guierrieres for Editions Delcourt. Francis was born in Manila, Philippines and grew up… Read More SDCCI Special Guest: Francis Manapul
After Fan Expo Canada, the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo and the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, the fourth largest event for Canadians interested in English language comic books takes place in another country completely – in beautiful San Diego, California, USA for the 40th (!) annual San Diego Comic Con International, which takes place between… Read More Coming up: Canada’s 4th largest English language Comic Con…. the San Diego Comic Con International
CantonRep.com brings us up to speed on some of the things that will be going on in Cleveland this upcoming weekend, the city where young Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster met and mapped out what would eventually become Superman — a character that has gone on to a special place at the top of the… Read More Cleveland honours Siegel and Shuster this weekend
Quebec Superior Court and US Bankruptcy Court have approved the reorganization of Quebecor World and the company should emerge from bankruptcy in one month. More information available at ICv2. Meanwhile the stock ticker shows IQW trading at $0.025, way down from it’s 52 week high of $0.28. To think this stock was trading at over… Read More Quebecor to emerge from bankruptcy
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 Cartoon Network Action Pack #39 DC/Johnny US$2.50 Cover by Jay Stephens. Dark X-Men: The Beginning #1 Marvel US$3.99 Artwork by Leonard Kirk. 1960’s Decade Variant Cover by Niko Henrichon. Preview at Comic Book… Read More July 8th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators