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)
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.
Canada’s Largest Zine Fair and Festival of Alternative Culture Sunday, October 24, 2010 1pm – 7pm The Great Hall 1087 Queen Street West Toronto Entry is $5, but you get a free copy of the lastest issue of Broken Pencil Canzine Toronto Schedule 1-7pm Giant Zine Fair Over 100 zines, book publisher, comic artists and… Read More Happenings: Canzine – Sunday, October 24 – Toronto, ON
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
Multiple Canadian Comic Book Artist award nominee (and 2008 Joe Shuster Award winner!) Dale Eaglesham has revamped his website. Take a look at the new http://www.daleeaglesham.com when you get a chance.
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Brightest Day #12 DC US$2.99 Cover by David Finch. Conan The Cimmerian #24 Dark Horse US$2.99 Cover by Cary Nord. DV8: Gods & Monsters #7 DC/Wildstorm US$2.99 Cover by Fiona Staples. Haunt #10… Read More October 20th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Newsarama’s look at Batman, Inc. throws the spotlight on artist Yanick Paquette in BAT-Breakdown 3: PAQUETTE’s Stylistic World of BATMAN INC.
Cerebus TV Returns TONIGHT (October 15th) with The SEASON TWO PREVIEW Here is what Dave Sim has to say:- “SEASON TWO PREVIEW It’s almost time for Season Two of CEREBUS TV with our first anniversary just around the corner. Tune in Friday the 15th October 10 pm EST / 7pm PDT to get an advance… Read More Cerebus TV Season 2 Preview
Comic Book Resources covered Darwyn’s spotlight panel last weekend at the New York Comic-Con.
Featuring events occurring at comic shops across Canada. [note: this information was gathered by perusing the retailers websites, as well as email I’ve received from stores across Canada. If you have an event to promote, let us know! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. And if you have an upcoming event that isn’t listed here, then… Read More Retailer Roundup – October 2010
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
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
This past weekend was the fifth New York Comic Con. I’ve attended this event every year since the first one back in 2006. Needless to say it was quite possibly one of the biggest shows of the calendar year and there were a lot of people there. Not quite sure how many, but everyone was… Read More Home, sweet home.
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)
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.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
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 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
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
NHL, Spider-Man creator Stan Lee join on new superheroes project. Okay, so Stan’s not Canadian, and I’m not sure the NHL is really Canadian either, but we Canadians sure love hockey (even though Lacrosse is our national sport) and there are many Canadian teams in the NHL (and a whole lot of Canadian players) so… Read More Stan Lee teams up with the National Hockey League
For immediate release: Beginning January 2011, DC Comics will implement a line-wide pricing adjustment, lowering the prices of all standard length 32-page ongoing comic book titles currently priced at $3.99 to $2.99, it was announced today by DC Comics Co-Publishers Jim Lee and Dan DiDio. “Today’s announcement re-affirms DC Comics’ commitment to both our core… Read More DC Comics to lower prices in 2011