Jeff Lemire is interviewed in the London Free Press, part of his recent discussion & signing at L.A.Mood’s. Conundrum Press will be launching 3 new books at the May Comic Art Festival. Kevin profiled two of them recently – Ruts and Gullies and Children of the Atom. Cameron Stewart has decided to attend as well,… Read More What’s Going On?
Cloudscape Comics is pleased to announce the launch of their fourth publication, Exploded View, a science fiction anthology featuring twenty-five artists, all current or former residents of Vancouver, which showcases the broad range of talent in the comics artist community. Cloudscape will be launching their new book at the Ayden Gallery in Tinseltown, Vancouver on… Read More Happenings: Cloudscape Launches ‘Exploded View’ – March 6, Vancouver
The regular Toronto Comic Jam runs this Tuesday, February 23th, 9 p.m. till Midnight at The Cameron House, 408 Queen St. W., Queen-Spadina, in the backroom. Paper provided. Bring your own pens. Dalton Sharp sent along this message about a new experiment for the Toronto Comic Jam: – For a change of pace we’re experimenting… Read More Toronto Comic Jam a Daytime drama
Beyond giving out our yearly awards, the CCBCAA promotes the work of Canadians in the industry, so here we go: Retailers must have their Diamond orders uploaded by 11:59pm, Tuesday, March 2. Prices in the Diamond catalogue are listed in US$. Every store has their own currency exchange policy, expect the price to vary. Please… Read More Canadians in the February Diamond Previews (shipping 04/10)
The newest issue of Broken Pencil showed up on my doorstep (a result of the subscription special offered at Canzine 2009) and there is some comic related notes in the issue: Jason Turner’s regular comic column regular appearing comics: Geofriends, I already know how my life will go, and the very cool, Mr. Monitor an… Read More Comics in Broken Pencil #46
Few Canadian creators have had such a long and varied career working in comics as inker Terry Pallot. His professional start came in the early 1990’s working on titles such as Planet of the Apes, Alien Nation, Man of War and Dinosaurs for Hire. During the mid-1990’s he worked on a number of different Star… Read More Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Terry Pallot
Earlier this week it was announced that Joe Shuster Award-winning artist (2005 – Spider-Man/Doctor Octopus: Year One) and cartoonist nominee (2008 – Spider-Man: Reign) and all-around nice guy Kaare Andrews will be the artist on Marvel Comics’ Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis, a five-issue Warren Ellis written mini-series that will be debuting in May 2010. Today, Newsarama’s… Read More Interviews: Kaare Andrews on his new X-Men gig and more
Kelly Tindall is a Canadian illustrator, raised in Saskatchewan and obsessed with drawing since the age of two. He threw on a parka and graduated from college, and now he works freelance on both editorial and comic book assignments. He spends his free time exploring Montréal and falling in love with his wife. Kelly’s character… Read More Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Kelly Tindall
Faith Erin Hicks shows off a pre-release copy of Brain Camp, her soon-to-be-released book published by :01.
Marvel Comics has announced the start of a new “Astonishing” line – in-continuity Marvel Universe titles designed to appeal equally to new and existing readers. The new Astonishing line launches in May with Astonishing Spider-Man/Wolverine by Jason Aaron (w) and Adam Kubert (a), and Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis by Warren Ellis (w) and Canada’s own Kaare… Read More May 2010: Kaare Andrews on Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis
Toronto artist Noel Tuazon submitted 9 (!) pieces for the Wolverine gallery. Noel Tuazon was born in the Philippines but has lived in Toronto, Ontario for over 30 years. His first break in comics came when his one page comic was included in Dave Sim’s “Single Page” section of Cerebus reprints back in 1989. Currently… Read More Visions of an Icon: Wolverine(s) by Noel Tuazon
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Air #18 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Atomic Robo And The Revenge Of The Vampire Dimension #1 Red 5 Comics US$3.50 Colours by Ronda Pattison. Blackest Night: The Flash #3 DC US$2.99… Read More February 17th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
This is a great post by Ty Templeton, giving us some background on his cartoonist father: Charles Templeton. Incredible skill for a boy of 17, I must say.
Here is a nice, little article on Faith Erin Hicks from The Halifax Commoner. The graphic novel (Friends with Boys) won’t come out until spring 2012, but on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, she works 12-hour days drawing panels.
In a CBR interview with writer Jim McCann, we find out that Kalman Andrasofszky will be handling the art chores on a new Dazzler one-shot! CBR News: You’re working with artist Kalman Andrasofszky on this one-shot. What’s it like working with him? What do you feel he brings to this book as an artist? Jim… Read More Kalman Andrasofszky is a Dazzler
Rene Engström has wrapped up her webcomic Anders Loves Maria. After working on the series nearly three and a half years, Engström concluded this wonderful, compelling strip with an ending she wrote three years ago. Clearly Engström new how she wanted to finish, it was just a matter of winding and weaving her tale of… Read More Webcomics: Anders Loves Maria comes to an end
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 #7 DC US$3.99 Cover by Francis Manapul. Preview at Comic Book Resources Batman And Robin #8 DC US$2.99 Artwork and Cover by Cameron Stewart. Preview at Comic Book Resources Dark X-Men… Read More February 10th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Jeff Lemire Born and raised on a farm in Essex County, Canada, Jeff Lemire’s Essex County Trilogy of graphic novels (Tales From The Farm, Ghost Stories, The Country Nurse) published by Top Shelf Productions have been nominated for multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards. In 2008 Jeff won the Joe Shuster Award for Best Canadian Cartoonist,… Read More Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Jeff Lemire
With a huge amount of assistance from Patrick Marleau of L’Imaginaire in Ste-Foy/Quebec City and Laurent Boutin of Librairie Planète BD in Montreal, we now have our list of eligible creators who produced work in 2009. There will be some additional updates as we verify some information and receive feedback. I hope this encourages you… Read More French eligibility list is up
Go read Jeff Lemire talking about Sweet Tooth. And you should give the book a try. Honest.