CrossGen books return in March at Marvel – Leonard Kirk to draw revived Sigil

Marvel is proud to announce the all-new Crossgen imprint, launching in March 2011 with two series—Ruse and Sigil. Featuring some of today’s most acclaimed talents and crossing all genres, Crossgen brings Marvel’s incomparable storytelling sensibilities to new characters, new concepts and new audiences. In the war for forever, time is only a small obstacle as… Read More CrossGen books return in March at Marvel – Leonard Kirk to draw revived Sigil

JSA Holiday Update

As we are nearing the end of 2010 (15 days – only two shipping weeks!) we have a lot to be thankful for, and not many more new releases left to anticipate! This has been another big year for the Canadian comics scene and we are really excited to see what our nominating committees will… Read More JSA Holiday Update

Kill Shakespeare, Julie Taymor and the Colbert Report *updated*

Reports are flooding in that last evening’s Colbert Report featured Julie Taymor (director of the Tempest movie as well as the controversial Spider-Man musical) plugging KILL SHAKESPEARE! Series co-writer Anthony Del Col reports: I was just flipping the channels and saw that Julie Taymor was being interviewed on The Colbert Report.  And as they talk… Read More Kill Shakespeare, Julie Taymor and the Colbert Report *updated*

Reminder: Send in your 2010 self-published comics for the 2011 Gene Day Award

Hey all you self-publishers of comics/comix/zines, we’re nearing the end of 2010 and it’s time to submit your self-published comics for consideration of the 2011 Gene Day Award. The Gene Day Award for Self-Publishing honours Canadian comic book creators who self-published their work during the previous calendar year. The award includes a bursary of $500.… Read More Reminder: Send in your 2010 self-published comics for the 2011 Gene Day Award

Harry Kremer Outstanding Retailer Award – 2011 Nomination Process is Open

As we enter December it is time to give some thought and consider which comic shop retailer did an outstanding job in 2010 and is worthy of recognition for the Harry Kremer Award. Do you believe your local retailer deserves to be recognized alongside the top comic retailers in Canada? Send us an email and… Read More Harry Kremer Outstanding Retailer Award – 2011 Nomination Process is Open

My first Fan Expo Canada blog post: Holiday Gift Ideas for the Comics Enthusiast

The new Fan Expo Canada website has a blog posting capability so many of the various team members will be posting articles, columns and interviews there. I’ve been asked to contribute a monthly column on my areas related to the Comic Book Expo, so I’ll be highlighting the many great Canadian guests, talents in artist… Read More My first Fan Expo Canada blog post: Holiday Gift Ideas for the Comics Enthusiast

Happenings: Krampusnacht 2010 art show at the Resistor Gallery in Toronto

Krampus is a mythical creature that, in various regions of the world – especially Austria and Hungary – is believed to accompany St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) during the Christmas season. Krampus is a Bizarro Santa – a demonic creature who warns and punishes naughty children.  Due to German and Austrian influences, the myth of Krampus… Read More Happenings: Krampusnacht 2010 art show at the Resistor Gallery in Toronto