Happenings: Canzine – Sunday, November 1st, 2009

For immediate release: Broken Pencil Magazine presents… Canzine Canada’s Largest Zine Fair and Festival of Alternative Culture Sunday, November 1, 2009 1pm-7pm The Gladstone Hotel – Downtown Toronto, 1214 Queen St. West (Queen just East of Dufferin) $5 admission comes with a free copy of the Fall issue of Broken Pencil Magazine – issue 45… Read More Happenings: Canzine – Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Graphic Novelist Selected as Finalist for Top Canadian Art Award

Shary Boyle is a multimedia artist whose work includes drawing, painting, sculpture and performance. Constantly traveling, she has set up temporary studios across North America and Europe, working and exhibiting in Berlin, Paris, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Nova Scotia, Vancouver and the Yukon. Born in Scarborough, Ontario she is now based in Toronto. Her… Read More Graphic Novelist Selected as Finalist for Top Canadian Art Award

October 28th, 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 Dark Avengers: Ares #1 Marvel US$3.99 Cover by Cary Nord. Preview at Comic Book Resources Days Missing #3 Archaia Studios Press US$2.99 Cover by Dale Keown. Preview at Comic Book Resources Detective Comics… Read More October 28th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Launched: CerebusTV

Tonight Dave Sim launched his latest venture: CerebusTV. One of the announcements made on the show is that CEREBUS ARCHIVES will no longer be carried by Diamond Distributors as the orders were too low to meet the controversial thresholds set earlier this year. Sim intends to continue the series using ComiXPRESS. Another announcement that was… Read More Launched: CerebusTV

October 21st, 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 Air #14 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Angel vs Frankenstein (One Shot) IDW US$3.99 Written, Artwork, and Cover by John Byrne. Colours by Ronda Pattison. Preview at RyallTime Captain America: Road To… Read More October 21st, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

HAPPENINGS: ‘Art Originals’ series debuts with Darwyn Cooke: Noir & Beyond Oct.16-17

For Immediate Release THE ART ORIGINALS: A New Concept in Art Appreciation Series premieres with Toronto-born Eisner and Joe Shuster award winning graphic novelist DARWYN COOKE’S ‘NOIR AND BEYOND’. TORONTO, Ontario (Tuesday, October 6): The Art Originals series, a new concept in art appreciation for the Toronto art market, offers comic book and illustration enthusiasts… Read More HAPPENINGS: ‘Art Originals’ series debuts with Darwyn Cooke: Noir & Beyond Oct.16-17

Sequential & Pincombe JSA Videos

Max Douglas from Sequential Spiltink attended the JSA ceremony on Sept. 26/2009 and has posted some video: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Robert Pincombe also recorded the Hall of Fame Presentations: Ted McCall (inducted in 2008 – presented to his family in 2009) George Menendez Rae Real Godbout Ken Steacy Diana Schutz

Ken Lashley joins the “DoomWar”

Announced earlier this week at the Diamond Retailer Summit in Baltimore, DoomWar is a five-issue series from Marvel Comics set to debut in February 2010, written by Jonathan Maberry with artwork by Will Conrad and Canada’s own Ken Lashley. Comic Book Resources has posted an interview with Maberry about the series.

October 14th, 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 Death Hardcover DC/Vertigo US$99.00 Artwork by Chris Bachalo. Act-I-Vate Primer Hardcover IDW US$24.99 Written, Artwork and Colours by Joe Infurnari. Preview at IDW Publishing Preview at act-i-vate Adventure Comics #3 DC US$3.99… Read More October 14th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators