Comic Book Resources: Darwyn Cooke (excellent coverage of the Spotlight on Darwyn Cooke panel, moderated by the JSA’s own Robert Haines Kathryn Immonen on X-Men: Pixie Strikes Back for Marvel. Jeff Lemire Comic Book Daily: Dale Eaglesham
Okay, title’s a bit dramatic, but as this is one of my OTHER jobs, I thought I’d just give a quick update on Fan Expo Canada 2009. One word comes to mind, and it’s one that gets over-used in conjunction with it…. HUGE. This event was massive and everything this year was bigger than ever.… Read More How I survived Fan Expo 2009 and lived to tell the tale
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Agents Of Atlas #10 Marvel US$2.99 Artwork by Paul Rivoche. Preview at Comic Book Resources Angel: Blood And Trenches Vol. 1 Trade Paperback IDW US$17.99 Written, Artwork, and Cover by John Byrne. Bonds… Read More September 2nd, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE Friday 2PM (VIPs), 4PM (General)-9PM Saturday 10AM – 7PM Sunday 11AM – 6PM Too many guests to list now that the Artist Alley list is now available to the public. Visit HERE to see the floor plan, Guests and Artist Alley list. Visit HERE to see the comics programming schedule. Come… Read More Happening This Weekend: Fan Expo Canada 2009
Comic Geek Speak interviews Francis Manapul Comic Geek Speak interview Fan Expo Canada’s Tiziano DeSantis (lots of swearing – not work friendly) Digital Kontent’s Fan Expo pre-show with me (Kevin Boyd).
Last Sunday, the Philadelphia Inquirer ran an article about Hal Foster and Prince Valiant, and the current state of the long-running newspaper strip. Prince Valiant may be a mere newspaper comic-strip character, but in his heyday, he commanded such popularity that the (fictional) birth of his first son, Arn, on Aug. 30, 1947, made the… Read More A Valiant last stand…
In yesterday’s Toronto Star, writer Raju Mudhar gives out his “Fandom FAQs” about next weekend’s Fan Expo Canada, accompanied by this stellar drawing from Expo guest Darwyn Cooke. The above illustration, done for the Toronto Star, is actually cropped – the full image appeared in the August 23 edition of the Toronto Star. Befriend a… Read More Darwyn Cooke’s Fan Expo ’09 illo for the Star’s “Fandom FAQs”
The Toronto Star’s Garnet Fraser profiles 2008 Webcomics winner and 2009 Nominees Lar De Souza and Ryan Sohmer (Least I Can Do), and makes special note of some of this year’s other nominees including Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant), Karl Kerschl (The Abominable Charles Christopher).
Over at Sequential, Max Douglas has posted the comics and graphic novel programming information for Word on the Street Toronto, September 27, 2009. Max and Bryan Munn will be moderating a few of the panels directly. The Comics and Graphic Novel tent is sponsored by The Beguiling. Please note that this takes place the day… Read More Comics and graphic novels programming at Word on the Street
Added to the schedule of events (but didn’t make it into the program): How To: Webcomics 101 presented by TX Comics Ever wanted to create your own comic, but don’t know where to begin? The popularity of digital comics is exploding, and the web is destined to become a major entertainment medium. Join the creators… Read More Fan Expo programming addition: Webcomics 101 with TX Comics
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 Batman: The Brave and the Bold #8 DC/Johnny US$2.50 Written by J. Torres. Cable Vol. 2: Waiting For The End Of The World Trade Paperback Marvel US$14.99 Artwork by Michel Lacombe and Ken… Read More August 26th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
August 23, 2009 (Sunday) – VANCOUVER, B.C. Vancouver Comicon presents: Comix & Stories Sunday 11am to 5pm Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC Creators and publishers in attendance (as of 8/10/09): Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant) Lars Brown (North World) David Boswell (Reid Fleming, World’s Toughest Milkman) Joseph Gilland (Elemental Magic) Brandon Graham (King… Read More Upcoming Conventions in Canada: Aug. 21 – Sept. 17, 2009
Beyond giving out our yearly awards, CCBCAA’s mandate is to promote the work of Canadians in the industry, so here we go: Retailers must have their Diamond orders uploaded by 11:59pm, Tuesday, September 1. Prices in the Diamond catalogue are listed in US$. Every store has their own currency exchange policy, expect the price to… Read More Canadians in the August Diamond Previews (shipping 10/09)
Postcards will be available at Canadian comic book shops on Wednesday, September 2nd and at Fan Expo Canada on August 28-30, 2009!
These posters are being sent to Canadian comics shops for promotional display (estimated arrival date, Wednesday September 2nd). A limited number of posters will be available for sale at the Joe Shuster Awards booth at Fan Expo Canada (Metro Toronto Convention Centre) on August 28-30, 2009. Francis Manapul will also be selling a limited edition… Read More Joe Shuster Awards Poster!
The Joe Shuster Awards will have a table at the upcoming FAN EXPO CANADA in Toronto on August 28-30, 2009. Drop by and check out the 2009 Poster by Francis Manapul and Agnes Garbowska (which will debut here on the website tomorrow – August 19th). Our special JSA sponsored guest for Fan Expo Canada is… Read More Joe Shuster Awards booth at Fan Expo Canada Aug.28-30, 2009
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 #12 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Box Hardcover Marvel US$29.99 Artwork and Colours by Kaare Andrews. Atomic Robo And The Shadow From Beyond Time #4 Red 5 Comics… Read More August 19th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
While this is old news, last year Newsarama’s Jeff Trexler published an article with some interesting information on a missing chapter of the Superman creation story. According to Trexler and information found in the Siegel archives, in 1934 Joe Shuster was disillusioned over the duo’s inability to sell a syndicated Superman strip and had decided… Read More A Superman without Joe Shuster?
First printing sold out after two weeks Second printing available in September San Diego, CA (August 10, 2009) – After just two weeks on the market, Darwyn Cooke’s exceedingly popular graphic adaptation The Hunter has sold out from the distributor. IDW is pleased to announce that the second printing will be in stores in September,… Read More IDW to Reprint Darwyn Cooke’s The Hunter
Hurry, the party starts at 9pm, on Tuesday, August 11, 2009. That’s today. Here is a listing of stores in Canada hosting a Marvel 70th Anniversary party tonight. ALBERTA ANOTHER DIMENSION 424 B- 10TH STREET NW CALGARY, AB T2N1V9 (403) 283-7078 http://www.another-dimension.com COMIC – KAZI 4307 MACLEOD TRAIL SOUTHWEST CALGARY, AB T2G0A3 (403) 286-0544 http://WWW.COMICKAZI.COM… Read More Looking for a Marvel 70th Anniversary Party???