It’s been a long, long time coming, but I’ve finally completed the update for our list of Canadian Webcomics. Thanks to everyone who’s been sending links, rest assured that future updates will be far more immediate. There’s some phenomenal work in there from great Canadian artists and writers. If you’re Canadian and have a webcomic… Read More Updated Canadian Webcomics list!
Victor Ferreira of the Toronto Standard suggests strongly in his December 8th article that it will be. Guess we’ll have to wait and see… 442 Bloor Street West – Google Maps. Located at the NW corner of Bloor St. West and Howland Ave. Home of “The Futon Store”. If this is the case, and Victor… Read More Is 442 Bloor Street West the new home of the Silver Snail? (updated)
LINK ROUND-UP: The End of an Era: Toronto’s Dragon Lady Comics to Close in Early 2012 Igor Bonifacic, for BlogTO Laura Godfrey, for the Torontoist David Graham, for The Toronto Star Bryan Munn, for Sequential Spiltink Sue Carter Flinn, for Quill and Quire Rich Johnston, for Bleeding Cool UPDATE: Official closing date is February 1st… Read More Dragon Lady follow-up
The preoccupations of life, mainly the arrival of my first child, resulted in a break from the day-to-day duties of running the Joe Shuster Awards (big thanks to Kevin for picking up the slack!). But it’s now 2012 and time to start thinking about the Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer, and… Read More Retailer Roundup – July to December 2011 – the Mega Roundup – East Coast Edition
Here’s Karl Kesel’s official statement: I could not be happier. SECTION ZERO is back. SECTION ZERO ia a comic Tom Grummett and I co-created in 2000 as part of Image’s Gorilla Comics imprint, along with some other titles by people you may have heard of: Busiek and Immonen’s Shockrockets, Waid and Kitson’s Empire, Perez’s Crimson Plague, and Dezago… Read More Kesel and Grummett resurrect Section Zero as a webcomic
George Todorovski of the The Bear Stories just sent us an update about the fact that he will be the new artist and co-writer of the Dungeon Crawler Adventures online comic strip starting this coming February: http://www.dungeoncrawler.com
PRESS RELEASE (Courtesy of Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources) 2011 was a breakout year for Koyama Press that saw the publisher win 2011’s Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Comic Book Publisher, in a field of nominees that included Canadian publishing luminaries such as Drawn & Quarterly, and several of the publisher’s titles won major… Read More Koyama Press in 2012
A few people have been sending us recommendations for the Harry Kremer Canadian Comic Book Retailer Award, so it should be noted that in order to qualify for the award a store must meet two very specific criteria: the retailer must be in business for at least two years to be considered eligible previous winners… Read More Retailer Award Eligibility note
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I opened The Dragon in 1998, drawing on my love of the hobby and my experience in the industry. Since then, I’ve gone on to obtain my Master’s degree in Classical Studies and my Bachelor of Education, which I used to teach for 7 years at The… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Jennifer Haines
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Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. Hey there! I’m a cartoonist working out of the RAID Comics Studio in Toronto. I wrote and drew the graphic novels Hyena in Petticoats: The Story of Suffragette Nellie McClung (Penguin Canada), and Lila and Ecco’s Do-It-Yourself Comics Club (Kids Can Press), and illustrated No Girls Allowed… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Willow Dawson
It’s not the best story to start 2012 off here on the blog, but it’s an important one: Back in early December I paid a visit to the 609 College Street West location of Dragon Lady Comics in Toronto, where it has been located since the mid-90’s (Prior to that it was based on Queen… Read More The End of An Era: Toronto’s Dragon Lady Comics to close in early 2012