Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Leonard Kirk

Leonard Kirk is an American born comic book artist who lives in Ontario, Canada. He has worked on such properties as Supergirl, JSA, Star Trek, Batman, and Witchblade. Currently Kirk is exclusively signed for Marvel Comics. Kirk first broke into the comics field pencilling issue #5 of the Malibu Comics title Dinosaurs for Hire and… Read More Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Leonard Kirk

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Diamond announces the 2009 Gem Award Winners: The Hunter selected best original graphic novel

“DC Comics Voted Publisher of the Year by Comic Book Retailers; Batman and Robin #1, Blackest Night #1 Lauded as Best Comics of 2009” “Comic Book Retailers Honor Industry’s Bestsellers with 2009 Diamond Gem Awards” (BALTIMORE, MD) — (January 29, 2009) — Diamond Comic Distributors is proud to announce the winners of the 2009 Diamond… Read More Diamond announces the 2009 Gem Award Winners: The Hunter selected best original graphic novel

Dave Sim nominated for a ComicsPro Industry Appreciation Award

ComicsPRO Announces Nominees for Industry Appreciation Award Retailer Group Seeks to Honor Efforts to Improve Comics Specialty Market The direct market remains the way most comic-book stories get from creator to fan. ComicsPRO, the largest organization of direct-market retailers, wants to honor those people who stand in that gap and help smooth that process. From… Read More Dave Sim nominated for a ComicsPro Industry Appreciation Award

January 27th, 2010 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 Batman And Robin #7 DC US$2.99 Artwork and Variant Cover by Cameron Stewart. Preview at DC Universe: The Source Black Terror #7 Dynamite Entertainment US$3.50 Cover by Stephen Sadowski. Preview at Comic Book… Read More January 27th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Happenings: L.A. Mood’s to host Jeff Lemire in London, Feb 13th, 2010

Meet Jeff Lemire! Saturday, February 13, 11-3PM at L.A. Mood Comics & Games 350 Richmond St, London, ON 519-432-3987 mailbox@lamoodcomics.com http://www.lamoodcomics.blogspot.com Critically acclaimed comic book illustrator and creator Jeff Lemire will be in London, Ontario at L.A. Mood Comics & Games, 350 Richmond Street on Saturday, February 13 From 11-3 PM From 11am-Noon, Jeff will… Read More Happenings: L.A. Mood’s to host Jeff Lemire in London, Feb 13th, 2010

IDW Publishing tries to “Kill Shakespeare” in April 2010

Kill Shakespeare #1 Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col (writers) Andy Belanger (art) • Kagan McLeod, Andy Belanger (covers) What Fables does for fairy tales, Kill Shakespeare does with the greatest writer of all time. This dark take on the Bard pits his greatest heroes (Hamlet, Juliet, Othello Falstaff) against his most menacing villains (Richard III, Lady… Read More IDW Publishing tries to “Kill Shakespeare” in April 2010

January 20th, 2010 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 #17 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Avengers vs Atlas #1 Marvel US$3.99 Artwork by Takeshi Miyazawa. Preview at Comic Book Resources Blackest Night: The Flash #2 DC US$2.99 Variant Cover by… Read More January 20th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators