Happenings: Niagara Falls Comic Con – June 9, 2012

We received the following information this morning from Chris Dabrowski: The Niagara Falls Comic Con is set for Saturday, June 9th, 2012 at the Scotia Bank Centre! Vendor and ticket information is available on the site…! If you’re an artist or vendor looking to secure space, visit the site for details. Spaces are limited, so…

Jeff Lemire to take over the writing duties on Justice League Dark for DC

Just announced by DC Comics Following the JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK/I,VAMPIRE crossover in issues 7 & 8, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK will have a new writer. Beginning with issue #9, superstar Jeff Lemire (ANIMAL MAN, SWEET TOOTH) will be taking over the reins. We asked Lemire about following the sage Peter Milligan and what he’s got planned…

Comic-Con 2012 announces final special guests. Five Canadians featured.

Full list of 59 guests can be found here As always, the list is a mix of people working in different areas of the field, some legendary creators, some international creators and some people producing some ground-breaking webcomics. It’s no surprise to see that three out of the five Canadians on the list are there…

Accepting submissions for the 2012 Gene Day Award for Self-Publishing

The Gene Day Award for Self-Publishing honours Canadian comic book creators who self-published their work during the previous calendar year and is open to all Canadian citizens who self-publish and self-distribute their comics. The winner receives a Joe Shuster Award and a bursary of $500, to help fund your next comic project. This award is…

Happenings: TCAF 2012 May 5-6, 2012 at the Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2012 Poster by Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon The Toronto Public Library presents The Toronto Comic Arts Festival Jeff Smith, Alison Bechdel and Guy Delisle highlight TCAF’s 2012 programme, which features more than 300 international cartoonists  

New Comics – In stores 1/25/2012

PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 1/25/2012 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. Note: Canadian covers and notations…

Eligible creators list now available for review / feedback

2011 – ELIGIBLE CREATORS / CRÉATEURS ADMISSIBLES First run at the list is available for review via the link posted above. UPDATED JAN.24th! For the first time we have grouped all releases together – French and English. Comics for Kids releases are also included (French and English). Only the categories of Artist (incl. inkers), Cartoonist…

DC Comics confirms they have a new logo

New identity designed to showcase DC Entertainment’s rich portfolio of brands, stories and characters across all media platforms. BURBANK, CA, January 19, 2012 – DC Entertainment, a Warner Bros. Entertainment company and home to iconic brands DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD, revealed today a new brand identity.  The new identity is reflective of the company’s…

Industry Night follow-up and Prophet 21 news

Last night’s Industry Night was fantastic. Probably one of the best attended events we’ve held so far at the TCW space. All the copies Archaia sent up of A Tale of Sand sold out in under two hours and the reaction from those seeing it for the first time was priceless.Ramon’s art is stunning in…

New Comics – In Stores 1/18/2012

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Nord to illustrate relaunched X-O Manowar

Just a quick note, Cary Nord (Conan) has been tapped to illustrate the new Valiant Comics summer relaunch of a 90’s favourite: X-O Manowar. Robert Venditti (The Surrogates) is the writer for the relaunch, which will feature the return of fan-favourite Aric of Dacia, the Visigoth warrior who returns to earth with a powerful alien…

Happenings – Ryan North & Joey Comeau INTERVIEW EXTRAVAGANZA

The Trinity College Comedy Collective will be interviewing Ryan North (DINOSAUR COMICS, MACHINE OF DEATH) and Joey Comeau (A SOFTER WORLD) live this Tuesday evening at Trinity College, Toronto. Should be a great evening, both these gentlemen make for great conversation. And there are prizes too! More info at the TCCC facebook event page.

Friday the 13th Update

Sorry about the lack of updates this week, so much has been going on with… well, everything this week. Between the announcement of the guest list for the March Toronto ComiCon, plans and coordination for Fan Expo Vancouver in April, the Dragon Lady closing and all of the related press coverage that has been getting,…

New Comics – In Stores 1/11/2012

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