Wrapping up the year of releases at Marvel Comics. A lot of cover art by Canadians with work by Kaare Andrews, Kalman Andrasofszky and Nick Bradshaw representing. Eaglesham continues strong on Alpha Flight and the same goes for Chris Bachalo on Wolverine and the X-Men. As for collected editions, look for a hardcover collecting FEAR… Read More Marvel Comics by Canadians 12/2011
Toronto Cartoonists Workshop presents Industry Night with Francis Manapul – DC: The New 52: The Flash #1 Release Party & Gallery Show – Friday, SEPTEMBER 30th. Presented by TORONTO CARTOONISTS WORKSHOP, GUERILLA PRINTING, ALL NEW COMICS & THE JOE SHUSTER AWARDS
The numbers are in! After an enormous year and record-breaking turnout – this years’ final tally of attendees is 77,840! On behalf of Fan Expo Canada™, we want to thank each and every one of you to helped contribute in making this show such a success. Stay tuned on fanexpocanada.com for updates, contests, news and… Read More FanExpo Canada – 77,800 attendees in 2011
Are you in Saskatoon? Craving some culture? Then head over to Amazing Stories Comics and join them for the Saskatoon launch party for DONE TO DEATH, a collaboration between Shuster Winner Fiona Staples and Andrew Foley, writer of COWBOYS & ALIENS! Fiona & Andrew will be signing copies! The event runs from 3-8 PM, and… Read More Happenings: Fiona Staples and Andrew Foley launch DONE TO DEATH in Saskatoon tonight!
The Waterloo Region Record profiled Scott Chantler on the day of his signing in Guelph at the Dragon, but in advance of his Word on the Street Kitchener appearance yesterday.
Congratulations to 2010 Gene Day Award Winner ETHAN RILLY on the eve of the publication of POPE HATS #2. Here are the specs on the second issue which will be available in shops in October, and below that some details on an event taking place in Toronto this evening at the Central on Markham Street… Read More Happenings: Pope Hats #2 release party tonight 9/26 in Toronto
PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 9/28/2011 Every Wednesday, PREVIEWSworld.com provides a list of comics, graphic novels and other pop-culture merchandise arriving this week to your local comic shop. Please check with your retailer for availability, as not all new releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time. *************
This afternoon Deb and I headed down to Queen’s Park for a few hours to check out Word on the Street – the National Book and Magazine Festival. There’s not much to report other than it was a perfect afternoon and everyone’s spirits were high. Tons of families with young kids. It was great to… Read More Word on the Street Toronto 2011 Photos
*** NOVEMBER 2011 *** JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #3 – COVER BY DAVID FINCH THE FLASH #3 – WRITTEN, ART & COVER BY FRANCIS MANAPUL (WITH BRIAN BUCCALLETTO)
CBC news, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Sequential, The Comics Reporter and The Beat have all reported that the Cartoonist known as Seth will be presented with the Harbourfront Prize (which is accompanied by $10,000) on October 29th as part of the closing ceremonies of the International Festival of Authors at Toronto’s Harbourfront… Read More Seth wins the Harbourfront Prize and $10K
PROGRAMMING: THIS IS NOT THE SHAKESPEARE STAGE 2:30 – 3:30 :: How To Create Your Own Comic Kill Shakespeareco-creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery, as well as series artist Andy Belanger, demonstrate how a comic is put together from the earliest stages of writing (the beat sheet) through the art process (penciling, inking, colouring)… Read More Happenings: Word on the Street Toronto 2011
The Word Under The Street — Programming (click titles to expand content) 2:00–3:00 :: Cartooning Workshop with Robin Thompson 12:00–3:00 :: Comic Critiques APPEARANCES BY (unless otherwise noted these are for Word Under the Street) – Gary Kent and Kim La Fave (Fishing with Gubby) will be at Raise-A-Reader Corner at 12:20 – Cloudscape… Read More Happenings: Word on the Street Vancouver (Word Under the Street) 2011
It’s time again for the annual WORD ON THE STREET NATIONAL BOOK AND MAGAZINE FESTIVAL Once again I’ll be looking at each location individually for the presence of comics and graphic novel content and guests…. HALIFAX NS Sunday September 25, 2011 behind the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 11am – 5pm. Pitch the Publisher is… Read More Happenings: Word on the Street National Book & Magazine Festival – Sunday, September 25/2011 across Canada
UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE DRAGON! The Dragon recently moved locations, though we’re still in Old Quebec Street, so the mailing address doesn’t change. We’re in a great new space and are celebrating with some upcoming events. On September 24th we are hosting Jeff Lemire, Scott Chantler, Jesse Jacobs and Marco Rudy in store On October… Read More Happenings: Upcoming Events at The Dragon – A Very Sweet Signing on 9/24 and Cindy Crabb in Guelph! on 10/02
The Wizard Toronto Comic Con has been announced as having it’s third incarnation taking place on March 24-25, 2012 at the Direct Energy Centre (where the event has taken place since launching). Guests have already been announced. Back in late June it was noticed that the show had dropped a day from the schedule, making… Read More Confusion grows over the 2012 Wizard Toronto Comic Con dates and location
So this past weekend my girlfriend Deb and I drove to Montreal to experience the MCC firsthand. I had a table at the event for the JSAs and Deb was going to be working with DesertWind Comics for the various signings with Stan Lee taking place over the course of the two day event. First… Read More Montreal ComicCon Report
PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 9/21/2011 Every Wednesday, PREVIEWSworld.com provides a list of comics, graphic novels and other pop-culture merchandise arriving this week to your local comic shop. Please check with your retailer for availability, as not all new releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time.
I’m not going to recap the second week of books in as detailed a manner as I did the first, as we’re not a review site. I did manage to try 10 of the 13 books released on September 14th and found the better ones to be the comics that pretty much carried the same… Read More DCnU week two observations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A Worlds First! A new Comic App. Buy Once, Update Forever! By George Peter Gatsis. The Premise: At large group of misfits, brought together to take on missions too trivial for real space detectives. Among the group is Joe King, Cryplet, Ms. Take and Syntax E.R.R.O.R. This is a BUY ONCE COMIC… Read More GPG launches The Black Diamond Effect HD App