We here, at the Joe Shuster Awards, don’t really do too many giveaways. As a matter of fact, I believe this is our first one! Jim Munroe, of No Media Kings, has graciously provided us with FIVE copies of Sword of My Mouth (Digital Editions), to give away. The First Five People that sends me… Read More GIVEAWAY: Sword of My Mouth (Digital Edition)
Sophia Books is Vancouver’s multilingual media shop, and among the many things they carried in their diverse inventory were selections of bandes dessinées and manga. The store at 450 Hastings Street West is closing so that the company can focus on supplying books to schools, libraries and subscriptions. The retail store has been a Vancouver… Read More More bad news — Sophia Books in Vancouver is closing it’s retail store.
Sad news from Montreal as another Canadian store has closed, this time it’s Montreal’s Librarie Fichtre!, nominated last week for the Harry Kremer Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer. Fichtre! had been in business 14 years. From Saturday’s Le Devoir En bref – La librairie Fichtre! ferme ses portes Une petite-grande institution vient de s’éteindre. La… Read More Montreal’s Librairie Fichtre! has closed – but for how long?
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 a… Read More Comics in Broken Pencil #47
JEFF LEMIRE’S SWEET TOOTH Book Launch Party Wednesday, May 5, 2010 – 7:30pm @ The Lillian H. Smith Library, 239 College St. [map] FREE TO ATTEND Jeff Lemire will be signing and sketching in advance copies of Sweet Tooth Vol.1: Out Of The Deep Woods, available for sale on-site, one week before its official in-store… Read More Happenings: Jeff Lemire Sweet Tooth book launch, May 5, 2010
The insatiable Mark Medley does even more interviews with attendees: Stuart and Kathryn Immonen, Miriam Libicki, Jim Rugg, Troy Little, Willow Dawson, Zack Giallongo, Spike, Evan Munday, Jason Turner, Rob Jackson, Aaron Costain, Lizz Lunney, Jason Loo, Noel Tuazon, Jordan Bursach, Jamie Q, Tugboat Press and Le Studio coopératif Premières Lignes.
These additional pieces were contributed by some American artists to assist with our fundraising efforts: ED HANNIGAN has been a writer, artist, and editor of comic books for both Marvel Comics and DC Comics. His most notable writing credits include work on The Defenders during the late 1970s and early 1980s. As the artist on… Read More Visions of an Icon: Wolverine art by Non-Canadians