TORONTO COMICON as presented by FAN EXPO CANADA™ has now grown to become a spectacular 2 day event! Located in the South Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the show will be boasting unique exhibitors, presentations, workshops and many celebrity guests. Don’t miss out on spring’s #1 community event in Toronto! ********* That’s the… Read More Happenings: Toronto ComiCon upgrades in March 2012.
PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 12/28/2011 Please check with your retailer for availability, as not all new releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time.
Two more days before Christmas, have you finished all of your Christmas shopping yet? I haven’t! I started wrapping some things this morning, so hopefully I’ll finish up all of the many little pre-Christmas errands tonight after work or early tomorrow morning before I start driving all around the GTA to various family events. *… Read More Happy Holidays
Dale Eaglesham is a veteran comic book illustrator who has been working in the industry since 1986. 2011 marks his 25th year as a professional illustrator in the industry. He has worked with Marvel, DC Comics, Dark Horse and CrossGen, among others. In January 2009, he signed an exclusive contract with Marvel, where he has… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Dale Eaglesham
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. My name is Diana Tamblyn, and I’m a full-time web producer who tries to do as much artwork and cartooning as possible in my free time. Also a full-time, life-long lover of comics
Tom Spurgeon has posted an informative interview with Beguiling owner and TCAF co-founder Peter Berkimoe.
THE VANCOUVER COMIC ARTS FESTIVAL (VANCAF) 181 Roundhouse Mews Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 MAY 26th-27th, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21/12/2011 VANCAF ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL LINE-UP VANCOUVER, BC: The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival has announced the initial line-up for its inaugural exhibition, taking place May 26th-27th 2012 at the Roundhouse Community Arts Centre. The Festival, which will… Read More Happenings: VANCAF announces it’s inaugural line-up of guests – May 26-27 in Vancouver, BC
As we near the end of 2011, I’m starting to get some requests such as “how do I get my book nominated for a Joe Shuster Award?” and “how can I get the Nominating Committee to consider my work?” Well, this post will hopefully answer all of your questions. THE NOMINATION PROCESS The nominating committee… Read More Reminder: Nomination Process for the Joe Shuster Awards
PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 12/21/2011 Please check with your retailer for availability, as not all new releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time.
D+Q Announces The Company’s “Digital Strategy” As announced in today’s PW Daily by Calvin Reid, this holiday season, the Drawn & Quarterly classic graphic novels LOUIS RIEL A COMIC-STRIP BIOGRAPHY and PAYING FOR IT A COMIC-STRIP BIOGRAPHY ABOUT BEING A JOHN by the award-winning and iconoclastic cartoonist Chester Brown, will each be available as ebooks… Read More D+Q goes Digital on the Kobo Vox and Beyond
I was really surprised and honoured to see that Darwyn devoted yesterday’s Day 8 of his 12 days of Christmas auctions to assist us with our fund-raising goals for 2012.The funds from the other amazing auctions he’s prepared go to benefit the Hero Initiative, a great charity that assists veteran comics creators in need of… Read More Darwyn Cooke’s 12 Days of Christmas help the 2012 Joe Shuster Awards
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I am the co-creator of Kill Shakespeare (with Anthony Del Col) before that I worked as a producer/writer/occasional on-air talent at Business News Network
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver B.C., Dec. 16th, 2011 — Following the announcement at this year’s New York Comic Con, graphic novelist and fine artist Camilla d’Errico and writer Kurtis J. Wiebe (Green Wake, The Intrepids) are proud to launch the Sky Pirates of Neo Terra webcomic from Day 21 Studios on the brand’s website. Based on the Image… Read More Camilla d’Errico & Day 21 Studios Launch Sky Pirates of Neo Terra Webcomic
For the first time ever, Fan Expo Canada™ is extending it’s show westward! Fan Expo Vancouver™ is the city’s very first major comicon. Highlighting celebrities, shopping, panels and workshops, you will be able to find the newest and hottest in Anime, Manga, Comics, Sci-Fi, Gaming and Horror. April 21st-22nd 2012, come out and meet your favourite… Read More Fan Expo Vancouver™ to launch April 21-22, 2012 (updated)
Tom Fowler will be illustrating the Fred Van Lente written Hulk: Season One graphic novel. Comic Book Resources caught up with Fowler and Van Lente for some details. Tom Fowler: Personally I’m a huge fan of the OGN model. The idea of getting a book and a larger complete story is very, very appealing to… Read More Tom Fowler on Hulk: Season One, Ramon Perez on John Carter: The Gods of Mars in 2012
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. Mike: We’re the hardworking writing team behind Freelance Blues—your new favourite Canadian independent comic. Ian: Do they even have a favourite Canadian independent comic? M: Probably, yeah! Us!
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I’m Darwyn Cooke and the google will fill you in if need be. What was your involvement in comics in 2011? Marginal, at best. What was the highlight of the year for you re: (a) comics publishing in general? To see the digital markets and online sales… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Darwyn Cooke
PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 12/14/2011 Please check with your retailer for availability, as not all new releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time.
Earlier in the month, Strange Adventures in Halifax held a special release party for Parker: The Martini Edition, even creating a unique Parker commemorative martini glass. Photos now online! Darwyn has started his annual 12 Days of Christmas auctions to benefit the Hero Initiative. Some amazing pieces and packages were sold last year, so expect… Read More Darwyn Cooke news
Courtesy of Marcus To and Ramon Perez: R.A.I.D. studios expanding! R.A.I.D. (aka the Royal Academy of Illustration & Design) is planning to expand their current studio to a larger space in the new year. the current studio is home to 7 talented artists; a peppering of the who’s who of the local comic and illustration… Read More R.A.I.D. Studio expanding in 2012