As part of the new Comics College feature at Comic Book Resources’ Robot 6 Blog, there’s a profile and analysis of the work of Canadian cartoonist Seth.
PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 3/2/2011 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. Where is Northern Guard #2?
Newfoundland Missed it, but Timemasters turned 20 in January. New Brunswick The Comic Hunter, and their Kremer nomination, was featured by Here NB. Strange Adventures manager Jason Arnold is interviewed about that Godzilla-cover-thing that’s been floating around. Plus a civilian university student dropped by the shop to have a look around. She might not “do… Read More Retailer Roundup – February 2011
Update: November 6, 2018. Eagle-eyed Martin Boruta has contacted me to let me know that TVO no longer has the episodes online so the link in the article won’t work, but at this time Youtube user Teddog3000 has kindly made a number of episodes available on his youtube channel. Prisoners of Gravity, the acclaimed comic… Read More TVO opens the archives: Prisoners of Gravity series available online
2011 GOLD SPONSOR COMICS AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER & STAR WARS CLONE WARS PUBLISHER: DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Johane Matte, J. Torres, Ryder Wyndam (A) Johane Matte, Gurihiru, Ben Dewey 2011 SILVER SPONSOR COMICS ATOMIC ROBO & FRIENDS PUBLISHER: RED 5 COMICS BONGO COMICS FREE FOR ALL PUBLISHER: BONGO COMICS (W/A) Various incl. James Lloyd JAMES… Read More Free Comic Book Day offerings by Canadians: Gold and Silver Sponsors
The B.S. Strips – Webcomic launches today — February 23, 2011! Prepare for shock, awe, and laughs in this glimpse into the life of a foul mouthed cartoon Bear, in an all too human urban environment. Based on the popular graphic novels “The Bear Stories”, this NEW web comic is a series of weekly stand… Read More The Bear Stories – The B.S. Strips webcomic launches today
Posted today at http://www.wizardworld.com/programming-toronto.html The event is scheduled March 18-20. There’s no listing for Friday, so I think it can be assumed there is nothing scheduled that day (programming-wise). I did not include the hourly Q&As with actors or the cosplaying contests, etc. I included actor/comedian Scott Thompson as a comics creator since he just… Read More Comics programming at Wizard World Toronto Comic Con
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I must think this is a pretty cute idea, because I’m putting up a second story about it. To recap: a retailer must order 500 copies of Godzilla #1. If they do, they get an exclusive cover: Godzilla crushing their shop. (And the bonus of getting covered here! And a comic that they can use… Read More The Godzilla List
Although, technically, the Art of Doug Sneyd will not be shipping until July 2011, it is being solicited along with the May 2011 releases: THE ART OF DOUG SNEYD Doug Sneyd (W/A), Hugh Hefner (W), and Lynn Johnston (W) On sale July 13 FC, 248 pages $39.99 HC, 9″ x 12″ On sale July 13… Read More Dark Horse Comics by Canadians – May 2011
John Byrne’s Next Men #6 John Byrne (w & a & c) The American Civil War grinds to its grim conclusion, with one last act to be written in blood across the pages of history. But what if someone from the future had prior knowledge of that act? And took steps to prevent it? And… Read More IDW Comics by Canadians – May 2011
CerebusTV Episode 53 “What am I working on right now?” Or, rather, what was Dave Sim working on just before Christmas, 2010. The Church & State Dream Wall was finally done: Sim’s biggest commission ever for an art collector in Michigan (probably Brian Coppola, the man with the most Cerebus art on the planet other… Read More New CerebusTV Episode this Friday
Another big month for Marvel as we head towards the summer, but not a lot of comics by Canadians. There’s Fear Itself #2 drawn by Stuart Immonen… Chris Bachalo is drawing the Avengers now… Kalman produces X-book covers (the only new covers done by Canadians on Marvel books in May)… Tom Grummett on the Hulk…… Read More Marvel Comics by Canadians – May 2011
It’s Green Lantern movie month at DC, and things are gearing up for the big Flashpoint crossover that starts in May. A number of titles are being cancelled before the event, including R.E.B.E.L.S., drawn by Hall of Famer Claude St. Aubin. Karl Kerschl has a big month at DC, he’ll be doing the Abin-Sur movie… Read More DC Comics by Canadians – May 2011
Bleeding Cool broke the news this afternoon, as Marvel liveblogged the news that Alpha Flight is back in an 8-issue maxi-series that starts in JUNE 2011. Writers: Fred Van Lente and Greg Pak Artist: Canadian superstar artist DALE EAGLESHAM (I warned you!) It will preceded by a .1 lead-in issue to be drawn by Ben… Read More Dale Eaglesham joins Van Lente & Pak on a revived Alpha Flight maxi-series
Joanne Siegel passed away yesterday, February 14th, at age 93. In the 1930’s, Joanne Kramer met Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in Cleveland when she was hired to do some modeling for Joe, and she was the inspiration for the character of Lois Lane. She would meet Jerry Siegel again by chance in the late… Read More Lois lost: Joanne Siegel passes away at 93
Sean Michael Robinson has done a massive three part interview with GERHARD for The Comics Journal Online, Dave Sim’s collaborator on almost 5/6 of the massive undertaking which was the 300 issue run of Cerebus. FEB 14:The Craft Behind Cerebus: An Interview with Gerhard (Part One of Three) FEB 15: The Craft Behind Cerebus: an… Read More Gerhard Speaks
Matt Moore, of the Associated Press has an article that’s being spread far and wide today (for example, it appears in the METRO news today) in which he gives readers a heads up that some exciting things are happening these days with the DC Comics character The Flash under the creative wings of Geoff Johns… Read More At DC, The Flash speeds forward to big event
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L.A. Mood Comics & Games is proud to be hosting an appearance by the creators of Kill Shakespeare: Andy Belanger, Anthony Del Col, and Conor McCreery on Saturday, February 12. Q&A about the book from 11:00 am – noon with the Graphic Novel Group and then an open signing in the store from noon –… Read More Happenings – Kill Shakespeare at LA Mood’s on Saturday, Feb 12th