Dave Sim was auctioning off his only 2010 store appearance, and Calum Johnston of Strange Adventures amped up the wackiness with a winning bid which consisted of: * a breakfast or lunch at the Ardmore Tea Room * a fine bottle of Nova Scotia blueberry wine * six rolls of fax paper for Dave’s fax… Read More Happenings: Dave Sim’s last ever public event – Strange Adventures, Halifax, NS
No Canadians won any Ignatz Awards at the ceremony this past weekend in Baltimore, however Canadian publisher Drawn & Quarterly did publish two of the award-winning books: 2010 Ignatz Award Recipients Outstanding Artist Eddie Campbell, Alec: The Years Have Pants (A Life-Sized Omnibus) (Top Shelf Productions) Outstanding Anthology or Collection Masterpiece Comics, R. Sikoryak (Drawn… Read More Ignatz Awards 2010 – 2 D&Q books win awards.
One of the things I’m thinking about in the wake of the MCC is a way in which the JSAs can better recognize important figures in Canadian comics who are NOT comic book creators. Our Hall of Fame is currently exclusive to creators, and yet there are people who did not create comics who are… Read More Recognizing Important Figures in Canadian Comics History
Late last night I returned home from a 2-day visit to Montreal for the third annual Montreal Comic-Con, which is owned and run by Oscar and Alex – otherwise known at most comic book conventions across the continent as the dealer MAJOR COMICS. Last year, some of you may recall, I went to the show… Read More Montreal Comic-Con thoughts
Avengers And The Infinity Gauntlet #2 Marvel US$2.99 Inks by Terry Pallot Preview at Comic Book Resources Birds Of Prey #5 DC US$2.99 Artwork by Alvin Lee. Cover by Alina Urusov. Brightest Day #10 DC US$2.99 Cover by David Finch. DV8: Gods & Monsters #6 DC/Wildstorm US$2.99 Cover by Fiona Staples. Preview at Comic Book… Read More September 15th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators