If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Agents Of Atlas Versus X-Men & Avengers Trade Paperback Marvel US$19.99 Artwork by Takeshi Miyazawa and Leonard Kirk. Artifacts #3 Image/Top Cow US$3.99 Cover by Kalman Andrasofszky. Preview at Comic Book Resources Batman… Read More November 17th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Marvel has announced that Dale Eaglesham will be taking over the artistic reins on The Incredible Hulk for a 3-issue story arc that starts in issue #623, which will be out in February 2011. Marvel’s press release: Marvel is pleased to announce that superstar artist Dale Eaglesham (Fantastic Four) joins New York Times bestselling author… Read More Dale Eaglesham takes on the Incredible Hulk in February
Expozine, Montreal’s annual small press, comic and zine fair, will take place on Saturday, November 13 and Sunday, November 14, 2010, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 5035 St-Dominique (Église Saint-Enfant Jésus, Laurier Métro). Free admission. Expozine OPENING PARTY, Friday, November 12, 8:30 p.m., Sala Rossa, 4848 St. Laurent, $5 FEATURING: Tony Ezzy and… Read More Happenings: Expozine, Montreal QC Nov. 13-14
Comic Book Daily’s William Brian MacLean has prepared a very concise overview of all of the participants in last Thursday night’s Speakeasy Comic Book Show at the Gladstone Hotel. He’s got photos and information on everyone there, including our set up. Check it out HERE.
Two Generals — Scott Chantler’s excellent graphic novel translation of his grandfather’s war journal (published by McClelland & Stewart), is definitely one of the better books to come out this year by a Canadian cartoonist, and now that it is widely available in bookstores and comic book specialty stores, today would be a perfect day… Read More Remembrance Day – Two Generals
Toronto ComiCON When: Sunday, November 21 · 11:00am – 5:00pm Location: METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTER – NORTH BUILDING 255 Front St West, Toronto, ON Admission $6 / FREE for Fan Expo Canada VIPs & Kids 8 and Under A popular one-day show for Toronto comic book fans and collectors, the Toronto ComiCON returns on Sunday,… Read More Happenings: Toronto ComiCON Sunday, November 21, 2010
From The Dragon, sponsor of the Comics For Kids award: The Dragon takes pride in our comic and graphic novel selection for all ages and to help support the young reader community we are hosting regular Comics for Kids Day events! Saturday, November 13th is Scott Chantler Day at The Dragon. First up: the book… Read More Happenings: Scott Chantler @ The Dragon – Saturday, Nov. 13th, 2010
Tyrone sent some more photos.
Canadians were asked to vote for the books you most wanted to see on Canada Reads — the Essential Top 10 Canadian Novels of the Decade. Jeff Lemire’s Essex County Trilogy was selected as one of a small handful of graphic novels in the top 40, and has made the cut to be included in… Read More Essex County makes it into the Canada Reads Top 10
HISTORY OF COMICS PRESENTATION Thursday, November 11, 2010 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM They’ve been vilified as a waste of paper and condemned as corrupting the young. Educators and parents have been cursing their existence for generations. Yet the comics/graphic novels medium is alive, thriving, and has become such a mainstay in popular culture that… Read More Happenings: All Ages History of Comics
Today sees the release of SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD on DVD and Blu-Ray. I’m heading over to get my copy of the Blu-Ray (which includes a dvd copy AND a digital copy I can download onto my iPod and laptop) later this afternoon. Blu-Ray should cost about $30 not including taxes. Last Friday night… Read More Reminder: Level Up and bring Scott Pilgrim vs. the World home today
Photos courtesy of Tyrone Biljan.
Stargazer is in the November Previews with an order code of NOV101057. ISBN of 978-0-9781237-2-7, suggested retail price is $14.95 US/$15.95 CDN. 122 pages. Black & White. There’s also a dedicated website for the book at http://stargazer.vonallan.com “Stargazer Volume One is a black-and-white graphic novel following three girls stranded on a faraway alien world. Young… Read More Von Allen’s Stargazer Volume 1
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 #8 DC/Vertigo US$3.99 Colours by Dave McCaig. Assassin’s Creed: The Fall #1 DC/Wildstorm US$3.99 Written, Artwork and Cover by Karl Kerschl and Cameron Stewart. Colours by Nadine Thomas. Atomic Robo And… Read More November 10th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Diamond has released a bunch of information for the October 2010 product sales and market shares. The information is not specific on the units sold to the direct market, but based on the lists, here’s how graphic novels primarily by Canadian artists, writers and cartoonists performed in October’s top 100 among all of the Walking… Read More Diamond best sellers by Canadians – October 2010
As Canadians know, Canada is a massive country, not just east-west, but also north-south. To our American friends, you need to think of a provice as you would a state. For your sake, I’m using miles below instead of kilometres. 1 mile = 1.609344 kilometers. Central Canada (sometimes the Central provinces) is a region consisting… Read More Some Geographical Perspective for Americans on Canadian Locations
Well, we ran the rumour last Friday night (scooping Rich Johnston by a whole 6 days), so here’s the official press release confirming that yes, it is true — the owners of The Central Canada Comic-Con have given up and given their show over to Wizard Entertainment. The 2010 event just happened last weekend with… Read More It’s official: Wizard has obtained the C4 Central Canada Comic-Con
I learned recently that a new convention would be debuting in Montreal, QC this month. It’s called the MONTREAL SUPER-MEGA CHARITY COMIC CONVENTION and it takes place on November 13-14. It seems to have come together very quickly, as the show was just announced in early October. According to their website, the goal of the… Read More Happenings: Montreal Super-Mega Charity Comic Convention, November 13-14, 2010
canadianimmigrant.ca profiles artist Francis Manapul – in the profile Francis reveals that he recently signed a new 3-year contract with DC Comics. UPDATED: Francis writes: It was a misquote. I had been under an exclusive contract with DC for the past 3 years. I have a little under a year left on it
Peter DeCourcy of Comic Book Daily caught up with Kevin this afternoon to ask him some questions about this morning’s announcement that the 7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards Ceremony will be held in Calgary in June 2011. Will we be seeing a gradual attempt to move the Joe Shuster Awards around the country? Kevin Boyd:… Read More Interviews: Kevin Boyd on the decision to hold the ceremony in Calgary in 2011