Back in November at BookFest Windsor, David Finch was presented with his 2009 Joe Shuster Award plaque for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Artist. Thanks to Michael Poirier at Circle-Box Pictures for his assistance in making this happen.
One of the things that I usually do on my blog towards the end of each year is a list of some of my favourite purchases from the previous year’s worth of releases. I may still end up doing a more comprehensive list for all comics released in 2009 that came across my path, but… Read More Holiday Shopping Guide: Some 2009 releases worth checking out
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 Adventure Comics #5 DC US$3.99 Artwork and Variant Cover by Francis Manapul. Preview at DC Universe: The Source Dark Reign: The Underside Trade Paperback Marvel US$24.99 Colours by Ronda Pattison. Dark X-Men #2… Read More December 9th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Posted on Comixology: Long time Toronto, and suddenly current Montreal-based creator Ethan Rilly discusses the evolution of his book Pope Hats, which had received a Xeric Foundation Grant. Pope Hats has evolved over time; Rilly’s original self-published version was a nominee for the 2008 Doug Wright Award as Emerging Talent. Since then Rilly has repackaged… Read More Ethan Rilly talks Pope Hats
Despite a misleading header (with O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim Vol. 5 and Lemire’s The Nobody shown among other works), there’s not a single work by a Canadian on the list. The list, selected by Rachelle Goguen and Carsten Knox, includes (follow the link above for the explanations): ASTERIOS POLYP (Mazzuchelli) BATMAN & ROBIN (Morrison & Quitely)… Read More Halifax’s The Coast selects their “Best Books & Comics of 2009”: where’s the Maple?
National Post cartoonist Steve Murray has reached a deal with publisher McClelland & Stewart to publish his graphic novel history of Canada, The True North: Graphic Tales of Canada. Steve Murray, who is responsible for graphic features in the Post such as Newsmaker Fortunes and Extremely Bad Advice, will release the book in 2011. “I… Read More Steve Murray gets a book deal
(Ye Editor’s Note: The JSA’s Director of Publisher Relations Allison Covey is well-known for her photo-blogging, as she is very involved in a number of different activities and organizations. She just posted her photos from the Awards ceremony and Word on the Street which we thought you might enjoy!) The 2009 Shuster Awards were held… Read More Joe Shuster Awards ceremony, after party & Word on the Street photos & report
Jamie Coville swung by the Ottawa Civic Centre Card + Comic Show, held at the Aberdeen Pavilion, on Sunday November 22, 2009 and provided a write up. Thanks, Jamie.
Comic Book Resources’ Jeff Renaud recently interviewed Darwyn Cooke about Jonah Hex 50, Jonah Hex in general, the possibility of future Cooke-illustrated Hex issues and the next Parker adaptation, 2010’s “The Outfit” and how it aligns with the Parker novel continuity. Plus, Newsarama has posted a four page exclusive preview of Jonah Hex 50.
Steven Charles Manale! Manale writes and draws the “Chick and Dee” comic in chickaDEE Magazine every month. He also illustrates for OWL Magazine. Congratulations, Steve on being selected as this evening’s season seatholder of the game! Big props for rocking out the dual Rasho t-shirts! And Steve is always looking good sporting his foam Raptors… Read More Your Toronto Raptors “Season Seatholder of the Game”
The 5th ANNUAL JOE SHUSTER AWARDS were presented on September 26, 2009. CLICK HERE for the list of 2009 Joe Shuster Award winners…. including audio and video from the September 26th presentation ceremony! Or CLICK HERE for the full list of 2009 nominees. Eligible lists of 2009 releases for the 2010 Joe Shuster Awards are… Read More