There’s a lot of talk today about the news of the restructuring DC Comics is making to their line of DC Universe titles in September. There’s a lot we don’t know about the DC reboot, but there’s a few specific details which are a mix of good and bad for the foundation of local comic… Read More DC: Will they save the direct market or destroy it?
Newsarama’s Vaneta Rogers chats with Jeff Lemire about his upcoming Flashpoint mini-series: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown And just to get to work with this character is great. When Grant Morrison’s Seven Soldiers stuff was coming out, I thought the Frankenstein mini-series the best part of it. I always wished that DC had… Read More Interviews: Jeff Lemire on Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown
Coming up quickly is what has rapidly become the second largest pop culture event in the country: THE CALGARY COMIC & ENTERTAINMENT EXPO. This a big year for the Expo, as it is the first to run for THREE days, JUNE 17-19, 2011. I went to the event in 2009 and had a great time,… Read More Countdown to Calgary
PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 6/1/2011 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.
For Immediate Release: In it’s second year, Sketches for Pledges will feature a group of talented artists aiming to raise funds and awareness by sketching original artworks for SickKids hospital on behalf of Royal Bank of Canada. Attending artists: Marcus To DC Comics Vince Sunico Spent Pencils Arnold Trinidad Spent Pencils Paul Limgenco Spent Pencils… Read More Happenings: Sketches for Pledges 2011 – June 2 in Toronto
If it seems quiet around here, it’s because we’re holding our breaths in anticipation of the decisions currently being made by our FOUR (yes 4!) Juries this year: “ART” : Artist, Cover Artist, Webcomics, Colourist “STORY” (bilingual jury required): Writer, Cartoonist “INDUSTRY”: Publisher, Self-Publisher, Retailer “KIDS”: Comics for Kids Everyone is supposed to send over… Read More The 11th Hour: Finalizing 2011 and Organizational Discussions
Some great comics being released this week featuring the work of Canadians — such as the penultimate issue of KILL SHAKESPEARE, and the second hardcover edition of THE ANTHOLOGY PROJECT featuring the work of many Canadian cartoonists (and edited, compiled and published in Canada!) as well as EVEN THE GIANTS the first distributed work of… Read More New Comics – In Stores 5/25/2011