Cleaning up the Retailer listing

I have wanted to do a clean up of our retail listing for some time now. I had a hard time believing that there are 310 comic shops in Canada, so it was time to go through the listings and get some up to date information. Part of this revamp was to uncover new shops… Read More Cleaning up the Retailer listing

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Happenings: Paying for It Book Launch & Party – 05/01/2011 in Toronto

Chester Brown’s PAYING FOR IT Book Launch & Party Date: Sunday, May 1, 2011 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Type: Party Location: Goodhandy’s, 120 Church St. Chester Brown’s PAYING FOR IT – Book Launch & Party Hosted by NOW Magazine’s Sasha Von Bon Bon Sunday, May 1st, 2011 7:30PM-10PM – Doors at 7 @ Goodhandy’s, 120… Read More Happenings: Paying for It Book Launch & Party – 05/01/2011 in Toronto

TCAF: Pencil it In video

Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Pencil it In from Toronto Comic Arts Festival on Vimeo. Director: Christopher Hutsul Director of Photography: Vinit Borisson Producer: Nick Sorbara Executive Producer: Jacinte Faria Editorial: Melanie Hider, Bijou Editorial Score: “Background Noise (Don’t Become)” by Solvent, Courtesy Ghostly International Sound Design: Vapor Music Online Artist + Colourist: Hardave Grewal, RedLab… Read More TCAF: Pencil it In video

Happenings – Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas in Toronto May 7/8, 2011

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas will be in Toronto, appearing at Gendai Gallery, which will be exhibiting the graphic works of Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas and Joanne Hui. Both artists use the form of manga to address unique moments in Canadian history that are particular to their culturally specific histories of activism and resistance. Yahgulanaas is known for… Read More Happenings – Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas in Toronto May 7/8, 2011

Hobby Star Marketing files an injunction against the UFC over the name “Fan Expo”

According to Postmedia News and other sources — Hobby Star Marketing, the Toronto based producers of the comics and pop culture event Fan Expo Canada (TM) have filed an injunction against the producers of the UFC Fan Expo taking place this weekend in Toronto at the Direct Energy Centre over the use of the name… Read More Hobby Star Marketing files an injunction against the UFC over the name “Fan Expo”

Happenings: TCW launches the new monthly “Industry Night” on 4/27/2011 in Toronto

The Toronto Cartoonists Workshop is happy to announce that it is launching it’s first “Industry Night” this Wednesday, April 27th at the Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton Street, near College Street) in Toronto, ON. The evening starts around 8pm and should run until 11pm or later. The first edition of the event will feature Marvel Comics… Read More Happenings: TCW launches the new monthly “Industry Night” on 4/27/2011 in Toronto

5 Retailer Finalists for the Harry Kremer Award Announced

On February 1st 10 stores were named as being in the running for the 2011 Harry Kremer Outstanding Canadian Retailer Award. In order to move to the final round of consideration, the nominated retailers had to send in additional materials for the judging committee to consider by April 1st. Based on materials received, the 10… Read More 5 Retailer Finalists for the Harry Kremer Award Announced

Squidface and the Meddler examine Root Rot from Koyama Press

Follow the link to read Squidface and the Meddler’s look at Koyama Press’ new Anthology “Root Rot” Featuring a wrap-around cover by Michael DeForge, Root Rot is an upcoming Koyama Press art book/anthology that will be debuting at TCAF on May 7-8. Contributors include Jon Vermilyea, Derek M. Ballard, Dan Zettwoch, T. Edward Bak, Robin… Read More Squidface and the Meddler examine Root Rot from Koyama Press

Happenings: Calgary Expo Announces Canadian Creator Guests

The Calgary Expo is proud to have a strong Canadian creator presence at this year’s event! Don’t forget that the Calgary Expo is hosting the Joe Shuster Awards this year for the first time. Come cheer on your favourite Canadian creators, eh? Ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 18th. Stuart Immonen Fear Itself, Ultimate… Read More Happenings: Calgary Expo Announces Canadian Creator Guests

New Comics – In Stores 4/27/2011

PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 4/27/2011 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.

Aurora Borealice by Joan Steacy

Joan Thornborrow Steacy will debut her autobio-graphic novel Aurora Borealice at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, May 7-8 2011! http://www.joansteacy.blogspot.com http://www.torontocomics.com AURORA BOREALICE by Joan Thornborrow Steacy “Aurora Borealice is the first of four graphic novels that chronicle my quest to find a voice in a rapidly changing technological world. It begins in the early 70’s,… Read More Aurora Borealice by Joan Steacy

Kazoo report

Guelph was the place to be on Saturday for anyone interested in independent comics, webcomics and zines. The Kazoo Fest Zine and Comic Expo saw more than forty creators (including Gene Day Noms Jason Bradshaw and Nick Maandag!) gather in the Norfolk United Church for this free event that drew a steady crowd out of… Read More Kazoo report