The Whosoever Holds this Hammer blog at Comic Book Daily discusses the need for comic book retailers to strive to do better in 2010 if they want to continue to serve their community and maintain customer support. We here at the JSA’s are very pro-comic book retailers and want to support them where we can.… Read More Comic Book Daily: Don’t Support Your Local Comic Book Store?
Scott Pilgrim Vol 6 Midnight Release Party Featuring Author Bryan Lee O’Malley Monday, July 19th, 9pm-1am @The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street, Toronto, Canada ALL EVENTS FREE TO ATTEND Presented by Oni Press and The Beguiling With special thanks to The Central, Rocco’s, Butler’s Pantry, Suspect Video, and Mirvish Enterprises. www.Beguiling.com http://www.onipress.com http://www.radiomaru.com TORONTO, CANADA: The… Read More Scott Pilgrim Vol. 6 release party @ the Beguiling – Monday, July 19th
11:30-12:45 Eisner Spirit Award Video Viewing— The Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award is the industry’s “Hall of Fame” for progressive retailers. Spirit Award facilitator and award recipient Joe Ferrara (Atlantis Fantasyworld, Santa Cruz, CA) shows the video presentations for this year’s award finalists, with discussion about each nominated retailer, the store’s display techniques,… Read More SDCCI: Friday Programming featuring Canadians
11:00-12:00 The Clockwork Girl— The Clockwork Girl is in production as a stereoscopic 3D computer generated feature film based on the comic book series published by Arcana. Producer Sean O’Reilly will talk about how CJ Entertainment financed Dreamworks Animation in 1995 and is now behind The Clockwork Girl through Luximation Animation. Alexa Vega (Spy Kids)… Read More SDCCI: Thursday Programming featuring (or about) Canadians
These are exhibitors that are specifically Canadian, there are other publishers and companies that will feature Canadian creators signing at their booths, but they are not listed here: Kei Acedera G07 Arcana Studio Inc 2415 Blind Ferret Entertainment Inc. 1435 Bobby Chiu G06 Comicage Entertainment 1343 Camilla D’Errico 4920 Drawn and Quarterly 1529 1628 (also… Read More SDCCI: The Exhibitors
Again, shocking! Only 3 Canadians in the Artists’ Alley this year: Alvin Lee, Leo Leibelman, and the star of Beast Legends Francis Manapul Alvin Lee DD-09 Leo Leibelman II-03 Francis Manapul EE-17
I often wonder how San Diego selects their special guests, but this year there are 47 listed on the website. I was kind of surprised to see only three Canucks made the elite list of official convention guests including: Kathryn Immonen Writer, Runaways, Patsy Walker: Hellcat Kathryn Immonen has written stories for both DC and… Read More SDCCI 2010 – The Canadian Special Guests