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
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
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
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
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.
Lots of new shops have opened up recently (or been recently discovered, whichever). Here is what happened in comic shops across Canada this month. Note: this information was gathered by perusing the retailers websites, as well as email I’ve received from stores across Canada. If you have an event to promote, let us know! Send… Read More Retailer Roundup – April, 2011