Jim Zubkavich writes SkullKickers for image Comics

Another Newsarama interview – this time with Udon’s Jim Zubkavich about the new series he has created and will be writing for image Comics – SkullKickers. SkullKickers spins out of two prior appearances in the Popgun Anthology. The first issue is set to debut in late September.

La Gallery Montreal: Le Crépuscule des Dieux” tome 4 signing

La Gallery 4109, Rue St-Denis Montreal, Qc Exposition & vente de Planches Originales Comics, BD Franco-belge, Québécoise, Manga, Art Contemporain On June 11th La Gallery hosted a special signing of “Le Crépuscule des Dieux” tome 4 with artist Djief & colourist Olivier Héban (Djief is in a red shirt, Olivier in blue). Some original artwork…

Marvel Comics in September 2010 featuring work by Canadians

As with DC, Marvel only lists pencillers, cover artists and writers in the advance solicits. ASTONISHING X-MEN: XENOGENESIS #4 (of 5) Written by WARREN ELLIS Pencils & Cover by KAARE ANDREWS Something is causing the children of an African village to be born mutated. Something in the woodland outside the village. Something they don’t talk…

Happenings: Toronto Small Press Book Fair June 19, 2010

THE TORONTO SMALL PRESS BOOK FAIR AT THE GREAT HALL ON QUEEN WEST, JUNE 19, 2010 Because the Toronto Reference Library is having construction work done, the event will be held at the Great Hall at 1087 Queen Street West. DATE: Saturday, June 19. (Readers and performers, TBA) TIME: 11 am-5 pm (presses should be…

New Funnyman collection by Siegel and Shuster in stores!

Released to comic stores through Diamond Distribution last week, with a wide release to bookstores in mid-July 2010, Feral House’s Siegel and Shuster’s Funnyman: The First Jewish Superhero From the Creators of Superman by Mel Gordon and Thomas Andrae looks at the last great collaboration between Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. It’s an interesting book,…

2010 Outstanding Cover Art: The Hunter by Darwyn Cooke

Jury member DUANE MURRAY presented the award for Outstanding cover: Being asked to look at a bunch of covers and choosing the most “outstanding” one is no easy feat.  Getting together with a group of people to agree on that could is even harder, as seeing a cover and reacting to it is such a…

2010 Harry Kremer Award Winning Store: The Beguiling

The following statement was written by Robert Haines – coordinator of the Harry Kremer Award. The Beguiling is a multiple-year Kremer Award nominee, an Eisner-Award winning store that is often referred to as one of the best stores in North America.  Really, they were competing against themselves last year. What did The Beguiling do in…