FEAR ITSELF #7 (of 7) Written by MATT FRACTION Penciled by STUART IMMONEN Cover by STEVE McNIVEN Variant Cover by STUART IMMONEN Variant Cover by BILLY TAN (to be revealed after the events in Fear Itself #6) • Tony Stark returns from the depths with a last-chance arsenal that will transform the Avengers from Earth’s… Read More Marvel Comics by Canadians – October 2011
For Immediate Release: The world’s greatest detective-adventurers return this summer in HOLMES INCORPORATED #2! Written and illustrated by the comic book superstars of tomorrow! Fasten your seatbelts and hang on to your pipe! The descendants of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson continue the family business in modern times, serving Queen and country, battling diabolical villains… Read More The World’s Greatest Detective-Adventurers Return This Summer in HOLMES INCORPORATED 2
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Comic Book Resources interviews J. Bone about Retroactive Wonder Woman – The 70’s #1 which was released last week to comic book stores everywhere.
Announced at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Brian K. Vaughan makes his long-awaited return to ongoing comics in 2012 with “Saga,” a new science-fiction series for Image Comics. “Saga” is an epic drama chronicling the life and times of one young family fighting to survive a never-ending war. Co-created and illustrated by Fiona Staples, “Saga”… Read More Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Last Friday night in Toronto, the students and faculty of the Toronto Cartoonists Workshop launched HOLMES, INC. #2 as well as had an open house for their new location. There are some pictures of the event on the Holmes, Inc. blog.
Industry Night with J. Bone and Andy Belanger – Friday, August 12 Presented by TORONTO CARTOONISTS WORKSHOP, GUERILLA PRINTING, ALL NEW COMICS & THE JOE SHUSTER AWARDS Join us as we celebrate the launch two recent releases by Toronto creator J. Bone (DC RETROACTIVE: WONDER WOMAN – THE ‘70s #1) and Andy Belanger (KILL SHAKESPEARE #12 –… Read More Happenings: TCW Industry Night – Aug 12/2011 with J. Bone and Andy B.
Just got home a few minutes ago and as I’m waiting for the a/c to cool down my apartment I thought I’d post a quick update. COMIC-CON SDCCI 2011 will go down in history, at least for me, as the least enjoyable and most enjoyable time I’ve had at this event since I started making… Read More Back from SDCCI: Eisners, celebs and more.
Congratulations to Jennifer Haines and the staff of Guelph, Ontario’s THE DRAGON for making the finalist list for the Spirit of Retailing Award, which will be presented this evening at the Eisner Awards.
Max Douglas covers the ending of the Xeric Grant in May 2012 over at Sequential. Many Canadian creators have received Xerics over the years, including Jeff Lemire, Nick Mandaag, Troy Little and Ethan Rilly. The announcement: The Xeric Foundation’s upcoming 20th anniversary will bring a changed focus in grant-giving. “Roughly twenty years ago, I started… Read More Laird announces changes to the Xeric Grant
Last night we had the Toronto wrap party and celebration for the 7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards and I get the impression that it was a great success! The 587 College space was a great venue, very casual and we had a relaxed 20 or so minute ceremony where we were able to honour local… Read More Party!
For Immediate Release 14 July 2011 – Diamond Digital – the joint venture between Diamond Comic Distributors and iVerse Media which will empower brick and mortar comic shops to sell digital content – announced [on July 14] that in September, Diamond’s retail comic shop customers will be able to pre-generate codes redeemable for new digital… Read More Diamond Digital set to arrive in September 2011
I see a few guests that I’d like to meet personally (Jodi Bernet for example), and a few standbys who I usually visit – (like David Baron who does these amazing Artists’ Proof color prints of Doug Mahnke covers he coloured, and Jerry Robinson – one of the mentors of these awards). Here’s the full… Read More SDCCI: Igloos in Artist Alley
Issue 3 ships this week, written and drawn by David Finch. In order to complete the series in time for the September relaunch, Windsor’s Jason Fabok will step in as interior artist for issues 4 and 5, both of which will ship between now and the end of August. Although #1 of the September relaunch… Read More Creative changes on Batman: The Dark Knight
Debuting next week at the San Diego Comic Con — Kagan McLeod’s Infinite Kung Fu! “The best elements of horror, Westerns, and of course, kung fu films are seamlessly interlaced to tell a highly imaginative tale. You couldn’t sandblast the smile from my face as I read this.” — Ain’t It Cool News “INFINITE KUNG… Read More Infinite Kung Fu: The Trailer & More
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DC announced some details on some new Bat-projects being released in October 2011, one of which is being drawn by MARCUS TO (Red Robin): THE HUNTRESS #1 Written by PAUL LEVITZ * Art by MARCUS TO and JOHN DELL * Cover by GUILLEM MARCH * On sale OCTOBER 5 • 1 of 6, 32 pg, FC,… Read More Marcus To’s new DC project revealed: The Huntress mini-series
Although Diamond has it on their advance shipping list for July 13th, Darwyn Cooke has issued a statement indicating that the release of Parker: The Martini Edition has been delayed until October: Hey everyone, Hope this finds you all well. This is the kind of post that I’m not used to writing, so bear with… Read More Parker: The Martini Edition delayed until October
JSA wrap party event for Toronto — It will take place on Friday, July 15th. The evening will be held in the new space for the Toronto Cartoonists Workshop at 587 College Street West (2nd floor) and will run from 8 to about 10. At this event we’ll be giving the winners not available to… Read More Happenings: Toronto – Joe Shuster Awards Year 7 Wrap Party & Plaque Presentations – July 15th