Toronto Cartoonist’s Workshop has a new home, launches Saturday Kids Courses in Fall 2010

As of September 2010 the TCW has a permanent space at 486 College Street (near Bathurst St.) NEW SATURDAY KIDS COURSES FOR FALL 2010 11 Sep 2010 – 30 Oct 2010 (no class on 09 Oct 2010) Cartooning and Illustration Are you interested in comics, cartoons, graphic novels or do you just like to draw?… Read More Toronto Cartoonist’s Workshop has a new home, launches Saturday Kids Courses in Fall 2010

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SDCCI: New Fun About Siegel and Shuster Panel Audio

Thanks to Jamie Coville for recording this. For Jamie’s San Diego pictures: http://picasaweb.google.ca/comichistory/2010SanDiego http://picasaweb.google.ca/comichistory/2010EisnerAwards Jamie also recorded 12 panels and the Eisner Awards ceremony. Direct link to audio can be found here: http://www.thecomicbooks.com/audio.html#2010SanDiego Of interest to this blog is: http://www.TheComicbooks.com/Audio/10-07-22-SD-SiegelandShuster.mp3 Comic Arts Conference: New Fun About Siegel and Shuster (1:20:09, 73.3mb) Moderated by Comic Book… Read More SDCCI: New Fun About Siegel and Shuster Panel Audio

Back home!

Robert, Allison, Tyrone and I are all gradually arriving home again after an eventful week in a surprisingly mild (temperature-wise) San Diego. We decided not to run updates from the show floor, so instead we will be catching up this week on all of the announcements and our thoughts on the biggest comics related event… Read More Back home!

July 28th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Action Comics #890 (2nd Printing) DC US$3.99 Colours by Brad Anderson. Cover by David Finch. Action Comics #891 DC US$3.99 Colours by Brad Anderson. Cover by David Finch. Preview at DC Universe: The Source American Vampire #5 DC/Vertigo US$3.99 Colours by Dave McCaig. Artifacts #1 Image/Top Cow US$3.99 Variant Cover by Dale Keown. Aspen Splash… Read More July 28th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Kerschl and Stewart to create comic book based on videogame Assassin’s Creed *Updated*

*** UPDATE: While full details are to be announced this week at San Diego Comic Con, Newsarama released more information on the project yesterday. *** Lucas Siegel writes: The project is ambitious for Stewart and Kerschl outside of the new city, era, and characters. The very way they’re constructing the comic book is unique to… Read More Kerschl and Stewart to create comic book based on videogame Assassin’s Creed *Updated*

Eisner Spirit of Retailing short list announced – 2 Canadian stores nominated

The nominees for this year’s Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award, presented annually to a store that represents the following retailing principles: Support of a wide variety of innovative material: Providing opportunities for creators’ material to reach buyers; stocking a diverse inventory. Knowledge: Working to stay informed on retailing as well as on the… Read More Eisner Spirit of Retailing short list announced – 2 Canadian stores nominated

July 21st, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Age Of Heroes #3 Marvel US$3.99 Artwork by Ty Templeton. Colours by Jean-Francois Beaulieu. Cover by Yanick Paquette. Cover Inks by Michel Lacombe. Cover Colours by Nathan Fairbairn. Preview at Comic Book Resources Air #23 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. American Vampire #2 (2nd Printing) DC/Vertigo US$3.99 Colours by Dave McCaig. Brightest Day #6… Read More July 21st, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Our condolences…

Joseph Nathan Day (b.2/7/1958-d.7/12/2010) passed away yesterday at the age of 52. Joe was the brother of the late Gene Day (1951-1982 – Hall of Fame inductee and namesake for the Gene Day Award for Outstanding Canadian Self-Publishing) and the brother of artists Dan and David Day. Our thoughts and prayers go to the Day… Read More Our condolences…

Don’t Support Your Local Comic Shop article JSA criticisms: Falcone disagrees – I respond

Robert will respond on his own if he wants to. Mr. Falcone responds: Kevin notes that he doesn’t advocate stopping to shop at a store altogether, but that customers should work with retailers to keep business going. No. I am sorry but you are wrong Kevin. It is not the customer’s duty to mention that… Read More Don’t Support Your Local Comic Shop article JSA criticisms: Falcone disagrees – I respond