Beyond giving out our yearly awards, the 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, December 1 — yes, that is tomorrow. Prices in the Diamond catalogue are listed in US$. Every store has their own currency… Read More Canadians in the November Diamond Previews (shipping 01/10)
Darwyn Cooke has posted something on his blog about this week’s release of Jonah Hex #50, published by DC Comics. Hi folks. Next week the 50th issue of Hex hits the stands and while I rarely jump on the net to promote a single issue comic, this is a very special case and it occurred… Read More Darwyn Cooke on Jonah Hex 50
This past weekend, The Globe & Mail released their list of the Top 100 books that they reviewed in 2009. They even have an obscure-ish, vaguely intellectual term to define works of sequential art aka comics and graphic novels – Graphica. Clearly Sequential & the DWA’s Bryan Munn is not pleased as the only three “Graphica” on… Read More The Globe & Mail must not review any comics by Canadians
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 Blackest Night: Flash #1 DC US$2.99 Variant Cover by Francis Manapul. Black Panther: The Deadliest Of The Species Trade Paperback Marvel US$15.99 Artwork by Ken Lashley. Captain Blood: Odyssey #2 SLG US$3.95 Written… Read More December 2nd, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Although the 2009 year has not come to an end, the members of the Joe Shuster Awards will be compiling the Eligible Creators List of all the new works released throughout 2009, to have it posted early in the new year. If you have not seen your name and work(s) posted on the weekly releases… Read More Compiling the 2009 Eligible Creators List (English Publications)
This past Sunday, the guys at Comic Book Daily came to Toronto to cover the annual Fall Toronto ComiCON.
Last week I wrote about age appropriate comics and the role that retailers have in stocking this material. That was in response to retailer comments about the lack of quality all ages reading material available and the role of comic retailers in sustaining their own markets with the cultivation of new, young customers. One issue… Read More Reluctant Readers: Getting Boys to Read