1,000,000 Scott Pilgrims

For immediate release: Scott Pilgrim Reaches New Level of Epicness There are now over one million copies of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim series in print, and that’s only counting the North American Oni Press edition. The series has also achieved international success being translated into thirteen different languages worldwide with more to come! “A… Read More 1,000,000 Scott Pilgrims

CBC: Lulu nods put Ottawa graphic artist in hot seat (no, not really)

http://www.cbc.ca/arts/books/story/2010/09/16/ottawa-graphic-artist.html#socialcomments Von Allan has a nod for best newcomer, best female character and book of the year at the U.S. awards, which are for comics by and about women. But Von Allan is a man — and that has some women in the industry wondering how he could be named, especially in the best newcomer… Read More CBC: Lulu nods put Ottawa graphic artist in hot seat (no, not really)

La Pastèque: En librairie le 10 novembre!

Pascal Girard et Yves Pelletier Valentin ISBN  978-2-922585-91-9 FORMAT  16,5×22,9 cm cartonné PAGINATION  136 IMPRESSION  Quadrichromie COUVERTURE Quadrichromie PVP 24,95$ À PARAÎTRE Une petite ville, une rue paisible; des enfants qui jouent au hockey, un chien qui essaie d’attraper la balle. De la fenêtre de sa cuisine, Stéphanie, 34 ans, vêtue d’un pantalon de jogging… Read More La Pastèque: En librairie le 10 novembre!

Lulu Awards 2010: Tory Woollcott + Von Allen lead Canadian representation

VOTING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – deadline for voting: September 27th. The Lulu Awards recognize the people and projects that helped to open eyes and minds to the amazing comic and cartooning work by and/or about women. Quite a few Canadians nominated this year in multiple categories, including Tory Woollcott (3 nominations for Mirror… Read More Lulu Awards 2010: Tory Woollcott + Von Allen lead Canadian representation

Happenings: Dave Sim’s last ever public event – Strange Adventures, Halifax, NS

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

Ignatz Awards 2010 – 2 D&Q books win awards.

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.

Reminder: Montreal Comic-Con is this weekend – Sept. 11-12

Here’s a link to an earlier post on the convention with details. A few more guests and exhibitors have been added such as KEN STEACY, LARRY HAMA and SALGOOD SAM. Here’s a link to the website: MONTREAL COMIC-CON CELEBRITIES Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca – Star Wars) Brent Spiner (Data – Star Trek) Billy Dee Williams (Lando… Read More Reminder: Montreal Comic-Con is this weekend – Sept. 11-12

Happenings: Kean Soo @ The Dragon – Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010

From The Dragon, sponsor of the Comics For Kids award: The Dragon takes pride in our comic and graphic novel selection for all ages and to help support the young reader community we are hosting regular Comics for Kids Day events! The next Signing and Drawing Workshop day is Saturday September 11th with special guest… Read More Happenings: Kean Soo @ The Dragon – Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010

Moonstone’s Northern Guard revives Canada’s Golden Age Heroes

Debuting in November from Moonstone Books – THE NORTHERN GUARD returns to print many Canadian heroes that haven’t seen active duty since the 1940’s!  Not only that, this book is 100% Canadian creatively as Ty Templeton writes, David Cutler draws, K.T. Smith colours AND letters – and finally – Jason Edmiston delivers some stunning painted… Read More Moonstone’s Northern Guard revives Canada’s Golden Age Heroes