What comics are Canadians ordering from Amazon.ca ?

Over at Sequential, I always enjoy reading Bryan Munn’s Bookscan compiled best-seller list, and in his intro he’s always pointing over to Amazon.ca and Chapters as alternative sites to check out, so I thought I’d see what Canadian-created books people are buying according to their respective websites. In this post I’ll try to make heads… Read More What comics are Canadians ordering from Amazon.ca ?

Happenings: NYCC – First Second Books – Faith Erin Hicks

First Second Books and the New York Comic-Con First: we’re exhibiting, at booth 2314. Second: author autographings!  Many of our fine creators will be in town. Friday: 3:00 – Jessica Abel (Drawing Words and Writing Pictures) Saturday: 11:00 – Susan Kim, Laurence Klavan, and Pascal Dizin (City of Spies) 12:00 – George O’Connor (Zeus: King… Read More Happenings: NYCC – First Second Books – Faith Erin Hicks

Happenings: NYCC – Image Comics Booth – Todd McFarlane, Jim Zubkavich, Camilla D’Errico

Image Comics is taking the show on the road this weekend, making its way across the country for New York Comic-Con 2010! Come by booth 1647 to pick up your favorite Image trades and exclusive merchandise for THE WALKING DEAD! Visit Image Comics at booth 1647 to see your favorite Image creators! ROBERT KIRKMAN (Invincible,… Read More Happenings: NYCC – Image Comics Booth – Todd McFarlane, Jim Zubkavich, Camilla D’Errico

Happenings: Jeff Lemire’s schedule at NYCC – DC, Top Shelf, panels, signings & more

New York Comicon Schedule FRIDAY OCT. 8 3:30-4:30-SIGNING @DC Comics Booth SATURDAY OCT. 9 12:15-1:15 – PANEL – DC UNIVERSE (Room 1A08-7) 2-3: SIGNING @ DC Comics Booth 3:45-4:45- PANEL- VERTIGO: On The Edge (1A06-7) SUNDAY OCT. 10 12:30-1:30 SIGNING @ DC Comics Booth And, in between these signings and panels Jeff will be periodically… Read More Happenings: Jeff Lemire’s schedule at NYCC – DC, Top Shelf, panels, signings & more

Happenings: NYCC IDW’s The Outfit and Kill Shakespeare signing schedule

NEW YORK COMIC-CON 2010 IDW EVENT SCHEDULE! BOOTH #2115 Friday Oct. 8th 12:00 – 1:00 Richard Stark’s Parker – Darwyn Cooke (Special Retailer Event!) 3:00 – 4:30 Richard Stark’s Parker – Darwyn Cooke 5:00 – 6:00 Kill Shakespeare – Anthony Del Col, Connor McCreery, Andy Belanger Saturday Oct. 9th 11:00 – 12:00 Kill Shakespeare –… Read More Happenings: NYCC IDW’s The Outfit and Kill Shakespeare signing schedule

October 6th, 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 American Vampire #7 DC/Vertigo US$3.99 Colours by Dave McCaig. Preview at Vertigo: Graphic Content Bear Nuts Vol. 1: The Book Of Prozac Trade Paperback DMF Comics US$18.99 Written, Artwork, Colours, and Cover by… Read More October 6th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Darwyn Cooke’s The Outfit and Seth’s Palookaville 20 due in stores 10/6/10

Jason has informed me that the full list of new releases for October 6, 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators will be posted later today. However, I took a quick look at the shipping list and it looks like an all-star week for Canadian comics as both Richard Stark’s Parker – The Outfit by… Read More Darwyn Cooke’s The Outfit and Seth’s Palookaville 20 due in stores 10/6/10

Happenings: Fan Expo Canada – 2010 Attendance & ComiCON 2010-2011 Schedule

The heads of HobbyStar Marketing, Inc. have informed me (and authorized me to share) that the attendance for Fan Expo Canada 2010 was 64,992 – representing a 9.7% increase over the 2009 numbers. The figure is derived from a straight addition of all passes sold – regardless of pass tier – Basic, Deluxe, Child, Premium… Read More Happenings: Fan Expo Canada – 2010 Attendance & ComiCON 2010-2011 Schedule

Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me

Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me by Sarah Leavitt September 2010 9 x 10 paper 120 pages ISBN 978-1-55111-117-9 CDN $23.95 published by Freehand Books What is the book about? What do you do when your outspoken, passionate, and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? In this powerful graphic… Read More Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me