A few things of interest — Keown and Wheatley cover Conan: Road of Kings #1, Dave Ross completes the “Blood of the Empire” storyline in Star Wars – The Old Republic #6 BUT the big item offered this month for pre-order is the deluxe hardcover collection – the Art of Camilla D’Errico! (Ships in late… Read More Dark Horse Comics in December 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators
Dale Eaglesham teams with Stan Lee for a What if…? story, Immonen continues on New Avengers, Grummett serves up another serving of Dead Avengers and some surprising participants in Strange Tales II and X-Men: To Serve and Protect. Toss in some covers by Grummett, Andrasofszky and Finch and you have Marvel’s December offerings featuring the… Read More Marvel Comics in December 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators
David Finch, Yanick Paquette are everywhere again this month. Throw in some Manapul, Lemire, Kerschl, Stewart, Staples and St. Aubin and you have December’s offerings from DC Comics… BATMAN, INC. #2 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE & MICHAEL LACOMBE 1:25 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT The dynamic new era of… Read More DC Comics in December 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators
Sunday, September 26, 2010 Library Square and CBC Plaza 11am-5pm Marketplace: Comics artists and publishers appear at WORD UNDER THE STREET C and C Drawing Factory Cloudscape Comics Colin Upton Comics Epidigm Fun Men Press Jonathon Dalton New Reliable Press (in the Village section) Orca Book Publishers (in the Tent section) Rosencrantz Comics Sarah Leavitt… Read More Happenings: Comics and Graphic Novels @ Word on the Street VANCOUVER
Sunday, September 26, 2010 Farmer’s Market 1pm-4pm Sadly I could find no comics and graphic novels content at Word on the Street Saskatoon.
So they aren’t Canadian companies, but a lot of our creators are employed by them. Today is an interesting day as both companies have announced office changes and DC has decided to end two of their publishing lines to amalgamate them under the DC banner. Marvel’s news was an office change – they are moving… Read More Moving Day Announcement: DC and Marvel make changes
Information about the Last Dave Sim signing at Strange Adventures is being released. Of note, Dave conducted an exclusive interview with The Coast and revealed the following: (T)he question of whether his beloved creation Cerebus will ever make a return will certainly come up. He does, in fact, have plans. “The only way I would… Read More Cerebus could return? (plus the Sim event at Strange Adventures)
Yesterday, Conor and Anthony were interviewed by CTV News’ Jacqueline Milczarek about their experiences at the Telefilm Canada Pitch This! event and the success of the Kill Shakespeare comic book series. Follow the link to watch the video!
Okay, I swear this is the last SK post today! Alluded to in an early post by Robert Haines, Jim Zubkavich has a busy day ahead of himself this Wednesday with the release of the first issue of his new Skull Kickers comic series: – Paradise Comics reports that they are honoured to be hosting… Read More Happenings: Skull Kickers #1 Release Week Signings and Events
Writer Jim Zubkavich explains how this happened on the Skull Kickers website: Anyways, it may sound a bit weird announcing that Skullkickers #1 first printing has ‘sold out at the distribution level before release‘. What does that mean and how does that happen? Can people still buy copies on September 22nd? Okay, here’s how it… Read More Skull Kickers #1 out on Wednesday – 1st print sold out at Diamond – 2nd print coming!
As seen on Facebook Koyama Press and The Beguiling present Wowee Zonk’s “Wowee Zonk 3” and Tin Can Forest’s “Baba Yaga and the Wolf” BOOK LAUNCH Thursday OCT 7th 7pm-10pm The Central 603 Markham St. Toronto … The Beguiling are teaming up witht he fine folks at Koyama Press to hold a double-book launch for… Read More Happenings: WOWEE ZONK 3 & BABA YAGA AND THE WOLF – DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH Oct.7th!
The National Cartoonists Society (or NCS) is coming to Mohawk College, and for the first time is opening it’s doors to the public. If you have ever thought to yourself, “How do I become a cartoonist? What steps do I take to get there? How did they do it?” Well, now is your chance to… Read More Happenings: National Cartoonists Society Comes to Mohawk College on September 26th!
War of the Independents is a 6-issue crossover series by US creator Dave Ryan and published by Red Anvil Comics that features dozens of independent comic heroes from various publishers, and the first issue is debuting in October 2010 at the New York Comic-Con. Advance publicity has provided an eclectic list of characters who will… Read More Captain Canuck, Cerebus and more to appear in War of the Independents #1 – debuts at NYCC
Sunday September 26, 2010 Victoria Park 11am – 5pm Marketplace Area: Troy Little (Angora Napkin) Strange Adventures Ultraist Studios (Mike Kitchen – Spy Guy) Programming: Not available at this time Starting off on the East Coast, the only indication of comics and graphic novels is in the presence of booths for Troy Little, Mike Kitchen… Read More Happenings: Comics & Graphic Novels @ Word on the Street HALIFAX
This Sunday, September 26th, is the date for the annual Word on the Street Festival across Canada and this year’s participating cities are Vancouver, Saskatoon, Kitchener, Toronto and Halifax. Last year we held the awards ceremony on the Saturday evening before the Festival. We hope to have some news for you in the near… Read More Happenings: WORD ON THE STREET National Book and Magazine Festival this Sunday, September 26th
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 Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #3 Marvel US$3.99 Artwork and Cover by Kaare Andrews. Preview at Comic Book Resources Black Widow #6 Marvel US$2.99 Colours by Jim Charalampidis. Preview at Comic Book Resources Civil War:… Read More September 22nd, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Great Graphic Novels for Teens is a list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by the Young Adult Library Services Association (USA). 2011 Great Graphic Novels for Teens Nominations
Darwyn Cooke – RICHARD STARK’S PARKER: THE OUTFIT to premiere at the NYCC David Finch Jeff Lemire Francis Manapul Todd McFarlane Faith Erin Hicks PLUS – in Artist Alley Kei Acedera Bobby Chiu Wes Craig Valentine De Landro Camilla d’Errico Agnes Garbowska Karl Kerschl Eric Kim Leo Leibelman Alex Milne Yanick Paquette Ramon Perez Stephen… Read More Happenings: NYCC October 8-10 – Canadian creator guests
UDON ENTERTAINMENT PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release TWO CLASSIC CAPCOM® FIGHTING GAMES UNITE FOR ONE FANTASTIC MANGA UDON to release Darkstalkers™ /Red Earth manga Toronto, ON – Sept 7, 2010 – Get ready for witches and wolfmen, demons and dinosaurs, knights and vampires – all in one manga! This fall UDON brings two classic Capcom®… Read More TWO CLASSIC CAPCOM® FIGHTING GAMES UNITE FOR ONE FANTASTIC MANGA