Comic Retailers – The Comic Hunter (Moncton, NB)

Comic Hunter Moncton recently moved into a larger location. This interview was conducted with Store Manager Remi Vienneau LeClair. Owner’s Name: Jeff Smith Manager’s Name: Remi Vienneau LeClair Number of Employees: 3 to 5 Years in Business: 5 Years Physical Address: 465 Main Street, Moncton, NB, E1C 1C2 Telephone Number: (506) 855-4950 Website: http://www.comichunter.net Email:… Read More Comic Retailers – The Comic Hunter (Moncton, NB)

Canadian author Blake Bell discusses “Fire and Water”

Comic Book Resources has posted a great interview with Blake Bell, author of the Bill Everett biography “Fire & Water: Bill Everett, The Sub-Mariner and the Birth of Marvel Comics,” his follow-up book to 2008’s “Strange & Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko”. Both books are available from US publisher Fantagraphics.

DC Comics in January 2011 featuring the work of Canadian creators

Hard to believe we are already looking forward to January 2011. These items are eligible for the 2012 Joe Shuster Awards (except for the collected editions which reprint comics that came out in 2010 that will be eligible for the 2011 Joe Shuster Awards). BATMAN INCORPORATED #3 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by YANICK PAQUETTE… Read More DC Comics in January 2011 featuring the work of Canadian creators

Happenings: Central Canada Comic-Con October 29-31st in Winnipeg

Special Preview on Friday, October 29th, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Saturday, October 30th, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Sunday, October 31st, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Winnipeg Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba Weekend Passes: $25.00 / One Day Passes: $13.50 / Preview Night Only Pass: $13.50 The C4 claims to be Canada’s second largest convention… Read More Happenings: Central Canada Comic-Con October 29-31st in Winnipeg

Happenings: Canzine West – Saturday, October 16 – Vancouver, BC

Canada’s Largest Zine Fair and Festival of Alternative Culture Saturday, October 16, 2010 1pm – 7pm W2 Storyeum 151 West Cordova Street Vancouver, BC Event Schedule: 1-7pm Giant Zine and Craft Fair The heart of the festival! Over 100 zine, book, and comic publishers, and some of the area’s best independent crafters. Also interactive fun:… Read More Happenings: Canzine West – Saturday, October 16 – Vancouver, BC

Comic Retailers – Metropolis Comics & Toys (Burnaby, BC)

Metropolis recently moved into a new location, across the street. This is an interesting mash up shop which caters to the interests of those growing up in the 80’s. Owner’s Name: Jonny Botsch Manager’s Name: Jonny Botsch Number of Employees: 2 Years in Business: 4 Physical Address: #200-4735 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC Telephone Number: 604-435-4551 Website:… Read More Comic Retailers – Metropolis Comics & Toys (Burnaby, BC)

October 13th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at jason@joeshusterawards.com Adventure Comics #519 DC US$3.99 Back Story Written by Jeff Lemire. Colours by Blond. Preview at Newsarama Angel vs. Frankenstein II (One-Shot) IDW US$3.99 Colours by Ronda Pattison. Celadore Vol. 1 Trade Paperback… Read More October 13th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

News from NYCC 2010

While Kevin, Robert, Allison, and Jenn are at New York Comic Con, I’m sitting here, catching up on the news coming out of there. I figured I might as well link up some of the news, featuring Canadian Creators, with upcoming projects, previews, etc. – DC has released advance previews of “Batman Inc. #1” with… Read More News from NYCC 2010

Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me

Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me by Sarah Leavitt What do you do when your outspoken, passionate, and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? In this powerful graphic memoir, Sarah Leavitt reveals how Alzheimer’s disease transformed her mother Midge—and her family—forever. In spare black and white drawings and clear,… Read More Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me

One laptop Per Child (OLPC) – for 5000 Aboriginal Students Ages 6-12

Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws in the 21st century: One Laptop Per Child program Little Spirit Bear Productions, publisher of the graphic novel series Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws, have licensed 10,000 graphic novel ebooks of volume one, “The Sugar Bush” (5000) and volume three, “True Hearts” (5000) to The Belinda Stronach Foundation,… Read More One laptop Per Child (OLPC) – for 5000 Aboriginal Students Ages 6-12