Fan alerts us to new store opening – Gotham Central Comics & Collectibles in Mississauga

We received another email the other day: Hi, my name is Daniel and I would just like to inform you of a new comic store opening in Mississauga, Ontario. The store is called Gotham Central Comics and Collectibles, located at 5170 Dixie Road Unit #102, Mississauga. The phone for the store is 905-212-9992. I went… Read More Fan alerts us to new store opening – Gotham Central Comics & Collectibles in Mississauga

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

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

Chroniques de Jérusalem wins the Fauve d’Or – Best Comic Book Award at Angoulême

Comprising 11 prizes known as the “Fauves d’Angoulême”, the Official Awards of the International Comics Festival were given out in Angoulême on Sunday 29 January 2012, the last day of the 39th edition of the festival. They reward comic books published in French between December 2010 and November 2011, irrespective of the country of publication.… Read More Chroniques de Jérusalem wins the Fauve d’Or – Best Comic Book Award at Angoulême

Cover and solicitation for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score by Darwyn Cooke – Coming April 2012

Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score Darwyn Cooke (w & a & c) Fresh from his Eisner Award-winning efforts on The Hunter and The Outfit, Darwyn Cooke now sets his steely sights on The Score, the classic Richard Stark Parker novel from 1964. â€¨Parker becomes embroiled in a plot with a dozen partners in crime to pull… Read More Cover and solicitation for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score by Darwyn Cooke – Coming April 2012

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… Read More Accepting submissions for the 2012 Gene Day Award for Self-Publishing

Retailer Roundup – July to December 2011 – the Mega Roundup – Prairie Edition

It’s 2012 and time to start thinking about the Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer, and begin the process of coming up with potential nominees. This award is open to input from all members of the general public, including retailers, so if you would like your shop of choice to be considered… Read More Retailer Roundup – July to December 2011 – the Mega Roundup – Prairie Edition

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… Read More Eligible creators list now available for review / feedback

The Start of an Era? As Dragon Lady Comics closes — “The Comic Book Lounge and Gallery” opens

For a number of readers and collectors, Dragon Lady Comics was their local comics outlet – they placed their orders and picked up their new comics and graphic novels there every week or every couple of weeks, and it was also a popular haunt for the many creators based in the area. Dragon Lady  stayed… Read More The Start of an Era? As Dragon Lady Comics closes — “The Comic Book Lounge and Gallery” opens

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,… Read More Friday the 13th Update

Happenings: TONIGHT TCW Industry Night – Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand release party with Ramon Perez – January 18th (UPDATED)

A limited quantity of the book will be available for sale at tonight’s event, courtesy of Archaia Press. Industry Night with Ramon Perez: A TALE OF SAND launch party! Industry Night returns in 2012 with Ramon Perez and his hotly anticipated adaption of Jim Henson’s unfinished screenplay, A Tale of Sand. The TCW gallery will feature a… Read More Happenings: TONIGHT TCW Industry Night – Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand release party with Ramon Perez – January 18th (UPDATED)