Aaron Costain, creator of the self-published Entropy series and Calamity Coach one-shot, has written a great essay examining the way architectural drawings and comics are read. Interesting stuff. Aaron makes great comics, I always look forward to the next installment of Entropy. His comics can be found at finer comic shops including: Legends Comics and… Read More Aaron Costain on Architecture and Comics
Even though he missed the deadline to register his candidacy, National Post cartoonist Steve Murray (aka comic book creator Chip Zdarsky) is running for the office of Mayor in the city of Toronto. He’s got a pretty extensive website up and everything, which you know, all great candidates need to have. Did I mention Facebook?… Read More Cartoonist Steve Murray runs for Mayor of Toronto
The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo has announced the dates for next year: June 17-19, 2011 in Halls A, B, & C of the BMO Round Up Centre @ Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta. This will be the first year the event will be a full three day convention. Are you interested in helping the… Read More Happenings: The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo announces 2011 dates
First, we’d like to welcome a new member to the Executive, Andrew Walsh. Andrew is filling the role of Webcomics Award Coordinator. Some of you may have met Andrew at the webcomics panel he moderated in June at the Toronto ComiCON Fan Appreciation Event. Secondly, you’ll notice on the right that Jason has compiled a… Read More 7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards – 9/30 update
Bleeding Cool contributor Mike McLarty has posted some three pages of The Underwater Welder, Lemire’s graphic novel for Top Shelf, hopefully coming to stores in 2012.
Canadian publisher KIDS CAN PRESS continues to work with innovative creators from across the country to produce great graphic novels for young readers. So far KCP have released four graphic novels of note in 2010 that will certainly be strongly considered for the 2011 Joe Shuster Awards. Binky to the Recue by Ashley Spires While… Read More 2010 Graphic Novels from Kids Can Press
You see a lot of the same people repeated this month at image…. Riley Rossmo, for example, has a big month with the launch of Proof Endangered #1, the fifth Proof tpb and the second Cowboy Ninja Viking tpb; The Incredibles’ Marcio Takara is providing the artwork for Dynamo 5 in December; Jim Zubkavich’s hit… Read More image Comics in December 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators