June 2nd, 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 Adventure Comics #12 DC US$3.99 Colours by Blond. Previews at Newsarama Agents Of Atlas: Turf Wars Trade Paperback Marvel US$14.99 Artwork by Paul Rivoche. Brightest Day #3 DC US$2.99 Cover by David Finch….

‘The Geek of the Gods’ by Ron Kasman in Negative Burn

I was informed by Ron Kasman, in the upcoming issue of Negative Burn (published by IDW), will contain a 41-page story written, drawn and lettered by him, called, “The Geek of the Gods.” About the story, from Ron Kasman: “It is a 41 page story about a comic geek who must choose between a comic…

Happenings: Toronto ComiCON – June 5-6, 2010

The 6th Annual Toronto ComiCON Fan Appreciation Event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, June 5-6, 2010 Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building Hall G 222 Bremner Blvd. Hours Saturday: 11:00am – 6:00pm Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm Directions By Train & Bus -Union Station, Toronto’s main rail station, is a block away from the Convention…

Happenings: Vancouver Comicon – May 30, 2010

Special Guests: •David Lloyd (V for Vendetta) •James Lloyd (The Simpsons/Futurama Crossover Crisis) •Ken Boesem (The Village) •Jesse Davidge (Mathemagick & Mystiphysics) •Kelly Everaert (Jungle Tales, Trilogy of Terror) •Matthew Ocasio (The Matter) •Andrew Salmon (Sherlock Holmes, Secret Agent X) •Robin Thompson (Champions of Hell, Hemp Island) •Donald King •Carrie McKay •Beth Wagner •Critical Hit…

Darwyn Cooke: Weird War Tales – September 2010

Alex Segura writes: This September, DC will bring back a number of familiar war titles in a series of one shots from a number of the best and brightest creators in the industry, including Darwyn Cooke and Ivan Brandon on WEIRD WAR TALES, B. Clay Moore and Chad Hardin on OUR FIGHTING FORCES, the return…

Gene Day Award nominees, Hall of Fame inductees Announced

JOE SHUSTER AWARDS CELEBRATE THE 35th ANNIVERSARY OF CAPTAIN CANUCK Final Nominees Announced for Gene Day Award, HALL OF FAME Inductees Named Toronto, Canada — May 26, 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…

Torontoist: Kathryn and Stuart Immonen

Canadian comics power couple Kathryn and Stuart Immonen were recently interviewed by the Torontoist’s Dave Howard. Kathryn is a nominee this year in the Outstanding Writer category, and Stuart is a nominee in the Outstanding Artist category.

The Haunting Vision of Jeff Lemire

I’ve been a regular fan of the Marvel Masterworks Resource Page — it’s a great site for information on upcoming collected editions. It was a pleasant surprise to see they posted an new interview with JEFF LEMIRE to celebrate the trade paperback releases of SWEET TOOTH VOL.1 and THE NOBODY.

Congratulations to Eagle Award nominees! Cooke, O’Malley, Immonens, Stewart

The Annual UK Comics Industry Awards – The Eagle Awards announced their 2010 Nominees for work published in 2009. Favourite Newcomer Writer Al Ewing Jonathan Hickman Kathryn Immonen Kieron Gillen Mike Lynch Favourite Newcomer Artist David Lafuente Declan Shalvey Jamie McKelvie John Cullen Matt Timson Favourite Writer Alan Moore Geoff Johns John Wagner Tony Lee…

May 26th, 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 Action Comics #858 (New Printing) DC US$1.00 Colours by Dave McCaig. Air Vol. 3: Pureland Trade Paperback DC/Vertigo US$14.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Amazing Spider-Man #632 Marvel US$2.99 Artwork and Cover by Chris…

A look at the covers nominated for Outstanding Cover Art by a Canadian Artist

The eight nominated covers feature a number of different styles – from borderline abstract to photo-realistic – and are a nice cross-section of Canadian creators. From Vancouver we have Kaare Andrews and Igor Kordey, from Quebec Paul Bordeleau and Marc Delafontaine (also nominated for Outstanding Artist this year), Toronto native and currently living in Halifax…

Jury #2 – Cartoonist, Webcomics, Writer

Our five person jury for the categories of Outstanding Cartoonist, Outstanding Writer and Outstanding Webcomics Creator/Creative Team, what we affectionately referred to as the ‘Story’ Jury consists of: – author, educator and cultural historian Dr. BART BEATTY – managing editor of the Comic Book Bin PATRICK BÉRUBÉ – lecturer and blogger ERIC BOUCHARD – radio…

Jury #1 – Artist, Colourist, Cover Art

Our five person jury for the categories of Outstanding Artist, Outstanding Colourist and Outstanding Cover Art by a Canadian Artist, what we affectionately referred to as the ‘Art’ Jury consists of: -author and historian BLAKE BELL – store manager AMY CHOP – radio personality ROBIN FISHER – writer, actor and director DUANE MURRAY – teacher…

Newsarama previews — THE OUTFIT

Darwyn Cooke returns in October 2010 with the follow-up to the 2009 release Richard Stark’s Parker – The Hunter. Newsarama, courtesy of Diamond, has a 6-page preview (of pages taken from the Man with the Getaway Face chapter) of RICHARD STARK’S PARKER – THE OUTFIT.

CBR: Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Finest Hour

As we are nearing the projected publication date for the final volume of the Scott Pilgrim series and the highly-anticipated movie based on the books, as well as a video game — Comic Book Resources checked in with Bryan Lee O’Malley about all things Scott Pilgrim.

Joe Shuster Award Wolverine auctions end TONIGHT

THIS IS THE 777th ARTICLE POSTED ON THIS SITE SINCE DEC 2008! We’re down to the final hours before the closing of the last 10 original art pieces for this year’s Wolverine auctions, including pieces by DAVE SIM, TOM GRUMMETT, MICHAEL CHERKAS, TERRY MOORE and more! 10 are original art pieces. There are some remaining…

The Regulators

George Todorovski (The Bear Stories) has informed us of a new project that he is working on for Visionary Comics (a San Diego based publishing company). The Regulators Meet Pax Manfreddy, agent of the galactic police force known as The Regulators. When a colleague goes missing in hostile Martian territory, Pax must rescue him. It…

2010 Joe Shuster Awards: A look at the Outstanding Artist nominees…

Let’s get to know your Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Artist Nominees for 2010 (for work published in 2009). Some historical info on the nominees in relation to this award: – this is the first year that Chris Bachalo, Cameron Stewart, Djief and Francis Manapul have been nominated in this category. – Darwyn Cooke won…

Vince Sunico at Stadium Comics for Avengers Day – Wed. May 19th

Wednesday May 19th – Stadium Comics @ the Shopper’s World Mall, 499 Main Street, Brampton, ON AVENGERS DAY! The Earth’s Mightiest heroes assemble on May 19th for the inaugural, first-annual, Avengers Day! This historic event marks an all new era for Marvel’s greatest heroes as the Avengers come together to usher in The Heroic Age….

May 19th, 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 Age Of Heroes #1 Marvel US$3.99 Artwork by Leonard Kirk and Ty Templeton. Preview at Comic Book Resources Air #21 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. American Vampire #3 DC/Vertigo US$3.99 Colours by…