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 email@example.com 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.