Jim Zubkavich, Alvin Lee, Chris Butcher and Bobby Chiu have teamed up to organize the a Toronto event to raise funds for victims of the terrible disaster that affected Japan earlier this March: Artists Help Japan: Toronto Toronto’s Illustration Community Fundraiser for Quake and Tsunami Relief At REVIVAL, 783 College Street, Toronto Sunday April 17th,… Read More Happenings: Artists Help Japan – Toronto, Sunday April 17th @ Revival
It’s less than two weeks away and the exhibitor list is solidifying, so here’s an update: Toronto ComiCON 7th Annual Spring Fan Appreciation Event Saturday, April 9 at 11:00am – 6:00pm Sunday, April 10 at 11:00am – 5:00pm Metro Toronto Convention Centre – South Building 222 Bremner Blvd. Toronto, ON FREE ADMISSION BOTH DAYS –… Read More Happenings: FREE Toronto ComiCON Fan Appreciation April 9-10 * Guest & Exhibitor UPDATE *
Note: My apologies for posting this late – I moved over the weekend to a new apartment. PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 3/30/2011 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… Read More New Comics – In Stores 3/30/2011
FLASHPOINT: FRANKENSTEIN AND THE CREATURES OF THE UNKNOWN #1 Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by IBRAIM ROBERSON Cover by DOUG MAHNKE FLASH FACT! They can’t survive unless they find their maker! Retailers: Please see the Previews Order form for special FLASHPOINT promotional buttons. On sale JUNE 8 • 1 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99… Read More DC Comics by Canadians – June 2011
FEAR ITSELF #3 (of 7) Written by MATT FRACTION Penciled by STUART IMMONEN Cover by STEVE McNIVEN Variant Cover by STUART IMMONEN Variant Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI The blockbuster Marvel event of the year continues! Sin leads the most audacious attack on American soil the world has ever seen as global panic sets in and… Read More Marvel Comics by Canadians – June 2011
Last weekend we had three regional comics events in Canada, as well as one large convention in the US. There are hardly any reports from the smaller one day comic shows, such as the ones that were held in Edmonton and Vancouver, but there have been a few reports from the 3-day Wizard Toronto Comic… Read More Too much of a good thing or too little? Trying to get a handle on Toronto Con reports
PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 3/23/2011 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.
There’s another Vancouver Comicon happening this weekend! Check out the website for more info! Heritage Hall 3102 Main Street, Vancouver BC Admission $4 kids 14 and under free
Amy Chop and the staff of Guelph, ON store The Dragon discuss the nominees in the Outstanding Artist and Cartoonist categories in Part 1
The Joe Shuster Awards, among the majority of the comics industry’s other awards, are primarily awards for print-based work. That is, comics that have been created specifically for sale in comic book stores and other retail outlets. By honouring said work in such a fashion, awards (like these Joe Shuster Awards) hope to (in no… Read More Why do we have a Webcomics category?
2011 Stumptown Comic Arts Awards Nominees include Canadian Immonen, Carroll, O’Malley and DeForge! The Stumptown Comics Festival is proud to announce the final list of 2011 nominees for the Stumptown Comic Arts Awards as chosen by thei panel of judges. Winners will be announced at the Stumptown Comics Festival in Portland, Oregon on the weekend… Read More Congratulations to Canadians nominated for Stumptown Art Awards
À quelques semaines du 24e Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec (FBDFQ), qui aura lieu du 13 au 17 avril prochain, l’organisation a rendu public ce lundi les finalistes de ses prix Bédéis Causa 2011. Cherchant à récompenser ce qui se fait de mieux en matière de bande dessinée, particulièrement celle créée par… Read More Les Finalistes pour les Prix Bédéis Causa 2011
INTRODUCED in 1976, (England’s) the Eagle Comic Awards are the comic industry’s longest established awards, acknowledged as the pre-eminent international accolades.The Eagles have been featured on the covers of leading US and UK titles across the last 30 years, unique in that they reflect the people’s choice and comprise of two distinct stages. The Eagle… Read More Congratulations to Canadian creators nominated for the 2011 Eagle Awards
Last weekend, Alice Quinn and her crew of able assistants and bloggers relaunched their Toronto comics community news and information website TdotComics. You’ll find plenty of interesting things there, such as op/ed blogs, profiles and highlights from upcoming and past comics related events in Toronto, podcasts, a creator database and a whole lot more. From… Read More TdotComics website relaunched!
I’m not particularly knowledgeable about Anime, and I won’t be around Toronto next weekend (I’ll be at C2E2), but I should remind people that this upcoming weekend at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre is the annual 2-day March break Toronto AnimeCON that most anime people and cosplayers seem to refer to as MTAC. http://www.hobbystar.com Saturday… Read More Happenings: Toronto AnimeCON March 19-20, 2011
PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 3/16/2011 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.
Kazoo! fest 2011 and The Dragon are proud to present the Kazoo! Zine and Comic Expo as part of the week long festivities. The Kazoo! Festival is a five day arts festival, happening April 13-17th 2011 in the heart of downtown Guelph. The festival features music, with over 25 bands at venues across town, and… Read More Happenings: Kazoo! Zine and Comic Expo – Guelph, ON
Two 3-day “comic” conventions happening next weekend — one in Canada, one not. In Toronto, it’s the 2nd Wizard World Toronto Comic Con. As with last year, we won’t have a booth, as only one of the Executive will be in attendance at the event: representing Comic Book Daily and the Awards will be Mohawk… Read More C2E2 / Toronto Comic Con next weekend March 18-20
It’s that time of the year, where people are rushing around readying their paperwork so Canada Revenue can take their money. Artists do not typically have deductions made throughout the year, so tax time, and the tax bill, can be a stressful thing. Keep as much of your money as you can, by making sure… Read More Navigating Canadian tax laws for Artists