CBC has announced that the Canada Reads list has been whittled down further, from 10 to 5 and Jeff Lemire’s Essex County is still in the running. The top choice will be announced in February 2011. Sara Quin defends: Essex County by Jeff Lemire Quin said she knows the graphic novel genre well and believes… Read More Canada Reads: Essex County makes the “Final Five”
***Update: The Carry-On Comics signing is TODAY from 4:30 – 7:30*** Carry-On Comics in Waterloo will be hosting the Kill Shakespeare crew of Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col, Andy Belanger, plus Scott Chantler will be there on Wednesday, November 24th from 4:30 – 7:30. Featuring events occurring at comic shops across Canada. [note: this information… Read More Retailer Roundup – November 2010
Amazon.ca is the Canadian version of the populist books supplying website. It’s presumed that the majority of people buying the books are Canadians as well. Since Amazon has no physical bookstore presence, the Amazon buyer has to be interested/motivated by a reason other than interest in the book from looking at the physical copy –… Read More Graphic Novels by Canadians – Sales on Amazon.ca, Monday Nov.22nd
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Action Comics #895 DC US$3.99 Colours by Brad Anderson and Dave McCaig. Cover by David Finch. Preview at DC Universe: The Source Avengers And The Infinity Gauntlet #4 Marvel US$2.99 Inks by Terry… Read More November 24th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
The new and much talked about release from Taschen Books is 75 Years of DC Comics – The Art of Modern Mythmaking by Paul Levitz. While not specifically Canuck, there is a lot of great content on the history of DC comics and some Joe Shuster related information. But what people really want to know… Read More 75 years of DC Comics – the book
Strange Tales has been a great series issued by Marvel the past couple of years. The concept is Altcomix creators working on Marvel characters. It’s a great idea for Marvel, as it serves to draw back comic readers to the Marvel brand, perhaps sparking an interest in one of their titles, while providing exposure a… Read More Strange Tales 2 #3 – So Many Canucks!
The Fall TORONTO COMICON is coming this Sunday to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre – North Building, street level – room 206. Admission $6 / FREE for Fan Expo Canada VIPs (Pass must be shown at the door) & Kids 8 and Under UPDATE1: Regrettably, Francis Manapul and Agnes Garbowska had to postpone their latest… Read More Fall Toronto ComiCON update (11/21/2010)