Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Diana Tamblyn

Diana Tamblyn is an Ignatz-nominated cartoonist who has been actively writing and drawing mini-comics for over 10 years now. Her artwork has appeared in two solo art shows, and various group shows. She’s exhibited her comics at small press fairs and comic book shows in both Canada and the US.

Works include “The Rosie Stories” a comic about motherhood and “The Toca Loca Project”, commissioned by spectral music band “Toca Loca”, and “The Paris Guns” (pictured). In 2005, she was chosen by The Globe and Mail as a Canadian cartoonist to watch.

Currently living in London, ON working on full length graphic novel “From Earth to Babylon: The Story of Gerald Bull and the Supergun.”, for which she has received a Canada Council Grant. Diana also works as a freelance web project manager She graduated from Concordia University in 1994 with a BFA in Film Animation.


The piece shown above is one of over 40 pieces of original artwork featuring Wolverine donated to the Joe Shuster Awards for the Visions of an Icon Art Show and Sale by Canadian artists. The pieces were exhibited twice in 2009 – at the Joe Shuster Awards Ceremony in September and at the Speakeasy Comic Art Show in November. The original art pieces will be auctioned off on eBay in March 2010. Watch for announcements on this site!

Every day we will try to post an original piece and some information on the artist(s) that donated the work.