Neil Gaiman will be in Winnipeg on December 15, 2009 for a signing at McNally Robinson. Location: McNally Robinson Booksellers, Polo Park Shopping Centre, 1485 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0W4, Canada Telephone: (204) 784-2523 Back in October, Gaiman held a contest to see which independent North American bookstore could hold the best party for… Read More Something to do – Winnipeg: December 15, 6pm – Neil Gaiman signing
Tomorrow afternoon is the 1-Day Hobbystar Anime and Manga convention. Canadian voice actor Sam Vincent, who has a long list of credits including Sidoh from the Death Note anime, is the advertised guest of this event. Sure to be lots of deals and perhaps some hard to find titles.
The Vancouver Comic Jam turns 5 years-old with their meeting tonight, December 12th. Congratulations to Ed and rest! From the website: This December, the Vancouver Comic Jam turns 5 years old! When: Saturday, December 12th, 2009. 8pm until midnight(ish). Where: The Wallflower – 2420 Main St, Vancouver (Right next door to Rx Comics – map… Read More Something to do – Vancouver: December 12, 8pm – 12am
THE TORONTO SMALL PRESS BOOK FAIR AT THE GLADSTONE HOTEL, DECEMBER 12TH, 2009 Because the Toronto Reference Library is having construction work done this fall, we’re moving to the fabulous GLADSTONE HOTEL on Queen Street West for this season’s Toronto Small Press Book Fair. We’re really excited about the location, and we’re thrilled to announce… Read More Something to do – Toronto: December 12, 10am – 5pm
Tim Morris is the owner/operator of The Comic Book Collector in London, Ontario. The CBC has a long history in London, being one of the oldest comic shops in Canada. When I attended UWO I would haunt the store and talk with then-(second)-owner, Steve Jewitt. Steve turned me on to a few books back in… Read More Comic Retailers – The Comic Book Collector (London, ON)
Being released in March 2010, The Flash Secret Files and Origins is a one-shot special that will bridge the gap between the conclusion of Flash: Rebirth and The Flash ongoing series by Geoff Johns and Francis Manapul. Here’s the coloured cover art by Francis Manapul.
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.