It’s a busy weekend for us here at JSA central, as a number of our team members are making the trip down to New York this weekend for the Reed Exhibitions New York Comic Con. This will be the fifth NYCC and I’ve been to every one of them since the event launched way back… Read More Happenings: JSA members hit the New York Comic Con this Thanksgiving weekend
Hey folks just wanted to post up my schedule for the upcoming New York Comic Con this weekend. I’ll be dividing my time between my artist alley table at #A6 and the DC Comics booth at #2243, as well as a short appearance at the Hero Initiative booth #333. Here are the times and dates… Read More Happenings: NYCC – Francis Manapul’s schedule
This is even more confusing than the Amazon site, as there is no specific Comics & Graphic Novels section – instead you have to go by keywords to narrow down your searches.
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 ?
For Immediate Release If you’re one of the lucky fans attending New York Comic-Con October 8th – 10th, there are some pretty cool McFarlane-related events and giveaways you do NOT want to miss. Image Comics (#1647) and 38 Studios (#2257) are giving YOU the chance to meet Todd McFarlane at the show.
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
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
Be sure to tune into today’s broadcast of Comic Culture on 93.3 CFMU, every Wednesday at 12 Noon. Your hosts Walter Durajlija and Chris Owen delve into the world of comics. This week has our hosts interviewing Brimstone and the creative gang of their new Borderhounds comic. If you miss it, you can always catch… Read More Comic Culture Radio Broadcast
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
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
On October 30th the Quad-Cities will be hopping with comic happenings. To celebrate their 12th Anniversary, The Dragon will be having their 2nd annual mini-con. The guest list for the in-store event is pretty great (it’s like a mini comic-con; see what I did there?). Who: Dale Keown, Richard Pace, Jeff Lemire, Ross Campbell, Ray… Read More Happenings: Guelph + Cambridge, Oct 30th
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 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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Betsy Gomez 510-644-4980 x 26 email@example.com A HEAD PUNTING KICK-OFF TO A HIT NEW IMAGE SERIES! Second Printing of SKULLKICKERS #1 blazes through inventory before release, Third Printing on its way Berkeley, CA – 4 October 2010 – After an early distribution-level sell out of the first printing of SKULLKICKERS #1,… Read More SkullKickers #1 to get a 3rd Printing
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
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
It seems Seth drew the July/August 2010 covers (I’ll admit I didn’t know that, my Walrus subscription started with September 2010), and they are quite lovely, very stylized and very Seth. The magazine interviews Seth about the minutiae of creation (type of pens and paper), it’s a snapshot at the process of creation by a… Read More Seth and the Walrus cover
The Vancouver Province has a little piece on Kaare Andrews, his movie and his comics career. In related news, his directorial debut for Anchor Bay – ALTITUDE – is set to be released to stores on DVD and Blu-Ray on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. Meanwhile, his X-Men: Xenogenesis rolls along. Issue 3 of 5 was… Read More Kaare Andrews new film Altitude available in stores 10/26/10
The Toronto Star asked four webcomicers to say good bye to Cathy The creators involved are: Angela Melick – creator of Wasted Talent – http://www.wastedtalent.ca Ryan Pequin – creator of Three Word Phrase – threewordphrase.com Mike Winters from Chamber of Comics – chamberofcomics.blogspot.com and webcomics darling, New Yorker contributor (and current New Yorker), 2-time Joe… Read More Good bye to Cathy
Stuart Immonen, winner of our 2010 Artist of the Year Award, was interviewed by CBR’s Robot 6. I’m looking forward to Russian Olive to Red King, the follow-up to Moving Pictures.
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