May 1st, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators (Free Comic Book Day)

If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at jason@joeshusterawards.com Atomic Robo/Neozoic/Box 13 Red 5 Comics US$0.00 Written and Artwork by Jay Korim. Colours by Ronda Pattison and Jessie Lam. Bongo Comics Free-For-All 2010 Bongo Comics US$0.00 Written by Ian Boothby. Fractured Fables… Read More May 1st, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators (Free Comic Book Day)

Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Clayton Hanmer (C-Ton)

Clayton Hanmer (aka CTON) is a Toronto-based illustrator, author, graphic artist, and interactive producer. He is the creator of CTON’s Corner, a popular feature in OWL Magazine, as well as the author/illustrator of CTON’s Super A-Maze-ing Year of Crazy Comics, which was nominated for a 2009 Joe Shuster Award in the Comics for Kids category.… Read More Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Clayton Hanmer (C-Ton)

Visions of an Icon: Wolverine and Mister X by Dean Motter

Note: the actual image has some colour highlights. This is a black and white scan. DEAN MOTTER has worked as art director, designer, illustrator and writer in the entertainment and publishing industries for over twenty years. Following a stint as staff illustrator for Holt Rinehart and Winston of Canada, he went on to become Art… Read More Visions of an Icon: Wolverine and Mister X by Dean Motter

3X Kremer Award nominee Elfsar Comics to close retail store on May 23, 2010

Just on the cusp of the announcement that they have received their 3rd nomination for the Harry Kremer Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer Award, Vancouver BC’s Elfsar Comics and Toys has announced that the popular retail store is closing in late May 2010 due to rent increases cutting into profitability. Many of you are probably… Read More 3X Kremer Award nominee Elfsar Comics to close retail store on May 23, 2010

Outstanding Publisher, Harry Kremer Retailer and “Comics for Kids” Award Nominations Announced

ADDITIONAL NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2010 JOE SHUSTER AWARDS Nominees for Outstanding Publisher, Retailer and “Comics for Kids” Awards announced Toronto, Canada — April 28, 2010. Since it was established in 2004, the Joe Shuster Award has been Canada’s national awards program for recognizing the outstanding achievements of Canadian comic book creators, publishers and retailers. The… Read More Outstanding Publisher, Harry Kremer Retailer and “Comics for Kids” Award Nominations Announced

Mariko Tamaki at the Festival of Words – Moose Jaw SK July 15-18

Sarah Simison contacted us to pass along the following: Thought you might be interested in the fact that Mariko Tamaki will be at the Festival of Words in Moose Jaw July 15-18, 2010. She wrote the graphic novel “Skim” and the drawings were created by her cousin Jillian Tamaki. She will be discussing the collaborative… Read More Mariko Tamaki at the Festival of Words – Moose Jaw SK July 15-18