Cover by Darwyn Cooke Cover by David Finch Image Comics’ Invincible returns to his original costume in INVINCIBLE RETURNS #1 – a special one-shot special that will bridge the gap between issues #70 and #71 of the ongoing series written by Robert Kirkman and illustrated by Ryan Ottley. This special self-contained issue will bring readers… Read More Finch and Cooke provide covers for INVINCIBLE RETURNS out April 7th
Zap! Pow! Bam! Superman Wins Comic Books Wars First Superman Comic Pulverizes Previous Records with $1,500,000 Sale The saga continues. And once again, Superman has bested Batman as the world’s most valuable comic book. ComicConnect.com, one of the industry’s leading online auction/consignment sites, has sold the #1 highest-rated copy of the world’s #1 comic book—Action… Read More Action #1 back on top at $1.5 Million Bucks
This is entirely my own op/ed. This is a news site for Canadian comics, and this organization presents awards for creative categories, publishing and retailing. We do not have a convention award, nor are there any plans to have one. So on that note… being up front and honest — this is a weird event… Read More My handful of hours at Wizard
The Toronto Comic Jam runs this Tuesday, March 30th, (Yes, Tomorrow) 9 p.m. till Midnight Cameron House, 408 Queen St. W., Queen-Spadina, backroom. Paper provided. Bring your own pens. Launching at this event will be the newest booklet: Duke #3 (as of this moment, 24 copies left).
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Army Of Darkness Omnibus Vol. 1 Trade Paperback Dynamite Entertainment US$29.99 Artwork by Nick Bradshaw. Colours by Jim Charalampidis, Etienne St. Laurent and Blond. Preview at Comic Book Resources Detective Comics #863 DC… Read More March 31st, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Prelude to The Outfit offers bargain-price, oversized first look Available in comic stores in July San Diego, CA (March 26, 2010) – IDW Publishing and award-winning creator Darwyn Cooke are pleased to announce an exclusive prelude to The Outfit, the second of Richard Stark‘s Parker novels that Cooke is adapting. Cooke‘s initial Parker release, The… Read More Darwyn Cooke’s Second Parker Novel Previewed at WonderCon
Darkness & Light, a day-long celebration of graphic novels, will feature a presentation by industry-icon Kyle Baker. “Kyle is a huge name in the field of graphic novels and we’re so excited that he’s coming to Halifax for this. He has received both the Harvey and the Eisner Awards, two of the comic book industry’s… Read More Happenings: Darkness and Light, Celebrating Graphic Novels in Halifax – March 27, 2010
Wizard World Toronto Comic-Con is on @ the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place in Toronto from March 26-28. It’s produced by American promoters Wizard Entertainment and coordinated locally by Paradise Comics. Side note: many of you will be disappointed to learn that this isn’t the Wizard World with the petting zoo (that was last… Read More Happenings: Wizard World Toronto Comic-Con March 26-28
The Edmonton Collectible Toy and Comic Show takes place this Sunday, March 28th, 2010 in Hall A at the Shaw Convention Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. Hours are 10am-5pm. Admission is $10 and kids 12 and under get in free. Special guests include artist Bob McLeod, actress Amy Allen, and the 501st Legion: Badlands Division.
BÉDÉIS CAUSA 2010 – LES FINALISTES À l’aube du 23e Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec (FBDFQ), qui aura lieu du 7 au 11 avril prochain, les organisateurs de l’événement ont annoncé ce lundi les finalistes de ses prix Bédéis Causa 2010. Cherchant à récompenser ce qui se fait de mieux en matière… Read More BÉDÉIS CAUSA 2010 – LES FINALISTES
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 Air #19 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Amazing Spider-Man #626 Marvel US$2.99 Cover by Mike Del Mundo. Preview at Newsarama Angel Special: Lorne (One Shot) IDW US$7.99 Written, Artwork and Cover by… Read More March 24th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
VANCOUVER COMICON – Sunday, March 21, 2010 Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street (Main & 15th), Vancouver, B.C. 11AM-5PM Special Guests: •Douglas Wheatley (Star Wars: Dark Times) •Steve Rolston (Ghost Projekt, Emiko Superstar, Queen and Country) •Ken Boesem (The Village) •Robin Bougie (Cinema Sewer) •Kelly Everaert (Jungle Tales, Trilogy of Terror) •Miriam Libicki (Jobnik!) •Mike Myhre… Read More Happenings: Vancouver Comicon, Sunday March 21
Courtesy of Oni Press: Six years, five volumes, and 1,000 pages. Now the long anticipated finale to Bryan Lee O’Malley’s hit Oni Press graphic novel series has finally arrived. On Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 comic shops and bookstores across North America will celebrate the release of SCOTT PILGRIM VOL. 6: SCOTT PILGRIM’S FINEST HOUR. “It’s… Read More Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour arrives on 7/20/2010
In addition to his already announced Doug Wright and Joe Shuster Awards nominations, the National Cartoonists Society (an American organization) has nominated Seth and his 2009 book George Sprott 1894-1975 for a 2010 Award in the Graphic Novel division. Seth shares the nomination with David Mazzuchelli – Asterios Polyp, and David Small – Stitches.
2009 Joe Shuster Award winning webcomic creator (for Sin Titulo) and 2010 Outstanding Artist nominee Cameron Stewart (for Seaguy II, et al.) has announced that he will be drawing issue 4 of BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE for writer Grant Morrison and DC Comics. Issue 4 should be out sometime this summer and features… Read More Cameron Stewart returns to Batman later in 2010
Since the establishment of the Premier Publisher status in 1996, no new companies have been advanced to Premier Status beyond the initial group of Acclaim (formerly known as Valiant – now defunct), Dark Horse, DC Comics, Image Comics and Marvel Comics. That changed today as IDW has been promoted to Premier status and will now… Read More IDW is now a Diamond Premier Publisher
For Immediate Release NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2010 JOE SHUSTER AWARDS 6th Annual Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards – Presentation Ceremony in June 2010 Toronto, Canada — March 17, 2010. From coast to coast, Canada is home to many of the comic book industry’s top talents, and the JOE SHUSTER AWARDS are a way of recognizing… Read More Nominations for the 2010 Joe Shuster Awards
Dave Sim was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1956 and grew up in Kitchener, where he still lives. During the early 1970s, Sim emerged as one of the most influential figures in early Canadian fandom, editing Now and Then Times and contributing to Comic Art News and Reviews, The Comics Report, Dark Fantasy, and other… Read More Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Dave Sim
“Diamond to Launch Kids Comic Shop Locator at kidscomics.com” (BALTIMORE, MD) — (March 10, 2010) —Diamond announced today plans to launch a new website and comic shop locator aimed at directing kids and parents to kid-friendly comic shops across the United States and Canada. The new site at kidscomics.com will debut in March and feature… Read More Diamond launches kidscomics.com store locator service
VISIONS We still have a number of pieces yet to display, including works by Paul McCusker, Tom Grummet, Dean Motter, Clayton Hanmer, and some last minute pieces that were recently delivered to our P.O. Box. I need to do a proper scan on some of them but they’ll be done by the end of this… Read More What’s up?