Gene Day Award for work produced in 2010

The five finalists for the Gene Day Award for Self-Publishing have been selected and will be announced alongside the rest of the Joe Shuster Award finalists. This was a very strong year for work produced and I would like to profile some of these creators in the coming months. In the meantime, the complete list…

NomCom Selections (Note: this is NOT the final nominees list)

THE LIST OF 2011 NOMINEE FINALISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED FEBRUARY 1, 2011. Our Nominating Committees have been working since the fall, looking over the LONG lists of eligible creators and their comics that came out in 2010. Earlier in January, we received their selections for the categories of Artist, Cartoonist, Colourist, Cover Artist and Writer….

UDON to release Mega Man™ Gigamix manga series

UDON ENTERTAINMENT PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IT’S MEGA MAN’S MOST EPIC ADVENTURE YET! UDON to release Mega Man™ Gigamix manga series Toronto, ON – January 27, 2011 –  This past year, Hitoshi Ariga’s classic Mega Man™ Megamix manga series was finally brought to English readers, much to the delight of Mega-fans who had been…

The Fantastic Heroes of Legend & Myth Come to Life at UDON

UDON ENTERTAINMENT PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE FANTASTIC HEROES OF LEGEND AND MYTH COME TO LIFE! UDON to release ‘Legendary Visions’ mythology art book Toronto, ON – January 31, 2011 –  The heroes, villains, monsters, and gods of legend have captivated the imaginations of artists and audiences alike for millennia. Now, Chile’s premiere fantasy…

New Comics – In Shops 2/2/2011

PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 2/2/2011 Each week PREVIEWSworld.com provides a list of comics, graphic novels and other pop-culture merchandise arriving at your local comic shop. Please check with your retailer for availability, as not all releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time.

One of these days Godzilla’s gonna walk all over you!

apologies to Nancy Sinatra I mentioned last week that Happy Harbor were going to have the shop crushed by Godzilla as part of a special cover promotion by IDW for the release of Godzilla #1? (No? Read about it here.) Well, there have been some reveals and it looks like a few more Canuck shops…

Henry Cavill is Superman

He starred in the Irish/Canadian television show the Tudors, and now British actor Henry Cavill will star as Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s famous co-creation Superman/Clark Kent in the upcoming movie to be directed by Zack Snyder (that will probably be shot in Vancouver, British Columbia). While I’m a little disappointed that they didn’t just…