Comic Book Daily: (Canadian) Retailer Roundtable #2 – Free Comic Book Day (and conflicting events)

Scott at Comic Book Daily asks: Free Comic Book Day is now a huge event and one no retailer can afford to skip, but how well does it work for you?  Does its benefits outweigh the costs, since the event is in no way free for you? Participants: Chris Butcher (the Beguiling), Marc Sims (Big… Read More Comic Book Daily: (Canadian) Retailer Roundtable #2 – Free Comic Book Day (and conflicting events)

Présentation de la librairie PLANÈTE BD: Lauréat du Prix Harry Kremer

Présentation de la librairie PLANÈTE BD Nom: Librairie Planète BD Adresse: 3883 rue St-Denis, Montréal, Québec H2W 2M4 Téléphone : (514) 759-9800 Courriel : info@planetebd.ca La librairie Planète BD appartient à Carrefour BD Inc., une société créée par un groupe de lecteurs passionnés et réunis autour du projet de doter Montréal d’une véritable librairie spécialisée exclusivement dédiée… Read More Présentation de la librairie PLANÈTE BD: Lauréat du Prix Harry Kremer

Surge Licensing Signs SKULLKICKERS For Exclusive Licensing and Entertainment Representation

For Immediate Release June 28, 2011 Contact: Elan Freedman Surge Licensing, Inc. elan@surging.com 516-939-2226 Surge Licensing Signs Breakout Comics Series – SkullkickersTM For Exclusive Licensing and Entertainment Representation The Hangover Meets World of Warcraft in Zub’s Serialized Adventure Series Jericho, N.Y. — Surge Licensing, Inc., the agency known for developing off-the-wall comic book properties such… Read More Surge Licensing Signs SKULLKICKERS For Exclusive Licensing and Entertainment Representation

Wizard World Toronto Comic Con 2012 loses a day (Updated x2).

With last week’s news about Wizard ditching October’s Central Canada Comic Con (a show that will continue under the guidance of the old owners), it seems that there are further changes afoot. An eagle-eyed fan pointed out to us that according to the Wizard website, the dates for next year’s Wizard Toronto Comic Con have… Read More Wizard World Toronto Comic Con 2012 loses a day (Updated x2).

New Comics — In Shops 6/29/2011

PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 6/29/2011 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.

Canada’s Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund (CLLDF) reforms – appeals for assistance in conjunction with the CBLDF

The following information was made available to fans last weekend at the Calgary Comic Expo (thanks to Leonard Wong for passing it along): CLLDF Flyer It’s All Calgary’s Fault! The Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund was formed in 1987 by Derek McCulloch and Paul Stockton to raise money for the defense of Comic Legends, a… Read More Canada’s Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund (CLLDF) reforms – appeals for assistance in conjunction with the CBLDF

Wizard drops Central Canada Comic Con, attempts are being made to keep it going

According to the Raven Toys and Comics blog, American promoter Wizard has dropped the Winnipeg based Central Canada Comic Con from their schedule. The show, purchased from the original owner last year, was to debut this October 28-30 under the Wizard World banner. Wizard had already announced some guests for the event. A quick check… Read More Wizard drops Central Canada Comic Con, attempts are being made to keep it going

New Comics – In stores 6/22/2011

PREVIEWSworld.com Upcoming Releases Shipping 6/22/2011 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.

Happenings: Calgary Comic Expo & Joe Shuster Awards this weekend!

We’re just two days away from the June 17-19 Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, which looks to be a MASSIVE event this year, with guests coming from all over the world representing various areas of fandom — science fiction, anime/animation, horror… and most importantly COMICS. For all of the amazing details and to peruse the… Read More Happenings: Calgary Comic Expo & Joe Shuster Awards this weekend!

New Comics – In Stores 6/15/2011

PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 6/15/2011 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.

7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards – June 18, 2011 at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2011 JOE SHUSTER AWARDS LES NOMINÉS AUX PRIX JOE SHUSTER 2011 Ceremony Date: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 – 6-8 PM Ceremony Hosts: AJAY FRY and TEDDY WILSON Ceremony Location: Boyce Theatre, BMO Round-Up Centre, Calgary, AB Host Event: THE CALGARY COMIC AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (June 17-19, 2011) How Do I/How Did I… Read More 7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards – June 18, 2011 at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo