New Releases: Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand out tomorrow – December 14th, only in comic shops

Heads up that tomorrow, December 14th, is the day that comic shops receive their copies of Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand. It’s going to be a big day for graphic novels as tomorrow is also the day the latest Walking Dead and Fables volumes ship, so make sure to look for this one as… Read More New Releases: Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand out tomorrow – December 14th, only in comic shops

2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Scott Chantler

Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I’m the cartoonist of the graphic novels TWO GENERALS, NORTHWEST PASSAGE, and the THREE THIEVES series, and a commercial illustrator whose clients have included McDonald’s, Reebok, Macy’s, Rogers, The New York Daily News, The National Post, The Toronto Star, and Maclean’s. When I’m not doing either of… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Scott Chantler

2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Anthony Del Col

Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I am the co-creator and co-writer of IDW Publishing’s Kill Shakespeare, an adventure series that mashes up the Bard’s greatest heroes and villains. The Shuster- and Harvey Award nominated-series has received a great deal of critical acclaim and profiles in the New York Times, Washington Post, Colbert… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Anthony Del Col

Saskatoon’s Riley Rossmo tackles zombie horror for Image Comics with Rebel Blood

For Immediate Release: Image Comics Introduces Rebel Blood, a Zombie Story Like No Other December 9, 2011 — “Save yourself. Stay in the woods. Pray it hasn’t reached the wolves… and keep your gun loaded.” All he knows about what has happened to the world as he knew it has been left in an ominous… Read More Saskatoon’s Riley Rossmo tackles zombie horror for Image Comics with Rebel Blood

2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Jim Zub

Jim Zub is the Canadian-based co-creator and writer of Image Comics’ Skullkickers, an action-comedy fantasy series about two monster mashing mercenaries. He’s also the creator and writer of UDON Comics’ upcoming graphic novel Makeshift Miracle, currently serializing online at http://www.makeshiftmiracle.com. When not writing comics he helps manage projects at UDON and teaches animation-related courses at… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Jim Zub

2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Paul Bordeleau

Originaire de Grande-Rivière, Gaspésie, Paul Bordeleau vit et travaille à Lac-Delage près de Québec. Illustrateur-pigiste depuis 1988, il est illustrateur-éditorialiste pour l’hebdomadaire VOIR (Québec) de 1992 à 2004 et pour le journal LA PRESSE (Montréal), de 2001 à 2002. Parmi ses premières publications BD, figure l’album « Rituel » mettant en vedette Victor Météore, autopublié… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Paul Bordeleau

McElderry Books to publish Emily Carroll’s His Face All Red and Other Stories

Simon & Shuster’s Margaret K. McElderry Books has purchased the publication rights to Emily Carroll’s His Face All Red and Other Stories which will feature her 2011 Joe Shuster Award-winning webcomics and other “Halloween-themed” work, in a manner the publisher says will be evocative of Grimm’s Fairy Tales. No publication date was announced, but given… Read More McElderry Books to publish Emily Carroll’s His Face All Red and Other Stories

Happenings: Toronto Cartoonists Workshop Faculty Art Show – Dec.9

TORONTO CARTOONISTS WORKSHOP FACULTY ART SHOW Friday, December 9, 2011 7:00pm until 11:00pm at the Toronto Cartoonists Workshop 587A College Street Toronto, ON Admission: $4 suggested donation You’ve seen them teach, here’s a chance to take a look at their resumes: original works from Ty Templeton, Leonard Kirk, Eric Kim and our newest faculty member,… Read More Happenings: Toronto Cartoonists Workshop Faculty Art Show – Dec.9