I ask in response to a conversation I’m engaged in with Sequential Spiltink’s (and the Doug Wright Awards’) Bryan Munn over the Canadian-ness of books created by Canadians living in the USA – specifically Hal Foster – but also Cecil Castellucci, Bryan Lee O’Malley and musician Neil Young (re: the graphic novel Neil Young’s Greendale).… Read More Canadian – where to draw the line?
The Canadian Council on Learning has released research that in their opinion shows that boys are generally less inclined to read than girls and that when they do read they prefer reading fantasy, non-fiction and comic books. We’ve covered the concerns that others have expressed elsewhere about the falling literacy rates for young boys when… Read More Using Comics to bridge the growing reading gender gap
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org Age Of Heroes #4 Marvel US$3.99 Artwork by Ty Templeton Preview at Comic Book Resources Air #24 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Brightest Day #8 DC US$2.99 Cover by David Finch. Comic… Read More August 18th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Universal spokesman Paul Pflug: “Regardless of the perceived outcome we are proud of this film and our relationship with the visionary and creative filmmaker Edgar Wright. Studios need to continue to offer audiences good and original ideas/films. Edgar has created a truly unique film that is both envelope pushing and genre bending and when examined… Read More North America Weekend Box Office – Pilgrim movie opens in fifth place; Universal comments
Last evening Debbie and I went and saw SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD, the film adaptation of Canadian Cartoonist Bryan Lee O’Malley’s 6 graphic novel series, which was published by Oni Press. I’ll admit I respect the books but haven’t read them all – and I didn’t LOVE them, like some people do… on the… Read More Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Movie thoughts
Jillian Tamaki was a special guest of Comic-Con and the following sums up her experience.
Using images from volumes 1-6, Max Ketchum has recreated the Scott Pilgrim trailer using Bryan Lee O’Malley’s artwork.
Karl Kerschl – at Comic Book Resources Jim Zubkavich – at The Fabler Blog Vancouver publisher Cloudscape Comics is profiled at The Fabler Blog There have also been a bunch of interviews published over at The Fabler Blog that we may not have linked to — Angela Melick, Jonathan Dalton, Robin Thompson, Jason Loo and… Read More Interviews: Karl Kerschl and a bunch of folks at the Fabler Blog
*Note* – After 83 straight weeks, of having this post up on time, I finally dropped the ball. Not sure what happened, that caused me to forget, but sadly, I did, and I’m sorry for not having this up on time. If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a… Read More August 11th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Isn’t this just lovely?
June 5th was Hobbystar’s Toronto ComiCON event at the convention centre followed by the presentation of the Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards.
THE MONTREAL COMIC-CON Dates: Saturday, September 11, 2010 Sunday, September 12, 2010 Hours: SAT 11-7 SUN 10-5 LOCATION: Place Bonaventure, Room 200-N 800, rue de la Gauchetière Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H5A 1K6 Located right in the heart of downtown Montreal, Place Bonaventure is a one-of-a-kind single complex. Since its construction in 1967, it has been… Read More Happenings: Montreal Comic-Con, September 11-12, 2010
A new CBR interview with Francis Manapul has been posted!
So it’s tough to ignore Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim series this month as we are currently caught in the “eye of the hurricane” between the release of the 6th volume of the popular series (Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour) and the release of the Edgar Wright directed movie (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World) on August… Read More Scott Pilgrim mania enters the “eye of the hurricane”
Avengers/Invaders Trade Paperback Marvel US$34.99 Artwork by Stephen Sadowski. Berserker Vol. 1 Trade Paperback Image/Top Cow US$14.99 Cover by Dale Keown. Brain Camp Graphic Novel First Second US$16.99 Artwork and Cover by Faith Erin Hicks. Preview at Amazon.Com Brightest Day #7 DC US$2.99 Cover by David Finch. Preview at Comics Book Resources Deadpool #1000 Marvel… Read More August 4th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators