CARY NORD Signs As VALIANT’s First Exclusive Creator Valiant is proud to announce that Eisner Award-winning artist Cary Nord has signed on to become the publisher’s first exclusive creator. Nord will be making his Valiant Comics debut alongside New York Times best-selling author Robert Venditti in X-O Manowar #1 — a landmark 40-page issue that… Read More Cary Nord goes Exclusive with Valiant
So our nominating committees have been hard at work determining who will be selected for the 2012 Joe Shuster Awards ballot, so presented here – for transparency’s sake, are a list of creators who were nominated in four specific categories from hundreds of possible works. In order to be nominated, at least one member of… Read More A look at the JSAs nominating process – Round One
For Immediate Release: Brown, Seth, Beaton, Ollmann, DeForge short-listed for 2012 Doug Wright Awards Legendary cartoonist Terry ‘Aislin’ Mosher to be inducted into Hall of Fame during annual ceremony March, 27, Toronto, ON — The Doug Wright Awards are proud to announce their finalists for 2012. The 15 nominees include established heavy-weights and past winners… Read More Doug Wright Awards announce 2012 Finalists
As we anxiously await the announcement of who will be nominated for the 2012 Joe Shuster Awards — in the US, the National Cartoonists’ Society has announced their nominees for 2012 and Canadian cartoonists Darwyn Cooke and Chester Brown have been nominated for awards. For the full list please follow the link below: The nominees… Read More Cooke and Brown nominated for NCS Awards in 2012.
Hard to believe that we’re nearing the end of March, and with the end of March comes to finalization of the Joe Shuster Awards ballots. About half of our nominating committees have submitted their selections for 2012, so we can see some trends developing! Yesterday we finalized the list of 10 retailers that will be… Read More It’s crunch time…
This Friday night in Toronto, the Comic Book Lounge + Gallery is having it’s Grand Opening Party and the launch of The Art of Mike Del Mundo display that runs at the Gallery from now until mid-April. Mike Del Mundo will be at the event to sign autographs and prints and discuss his craft. For… Read More Happenings: Comic Book Lounge + Gallery Grand Opening Party / Launch of the Art of Mike Del Mundo display – 3/23/2012 7pm-11pm
As of today, Toronto’s 98 branch public library system is closed. This includes places like the Lillian Smith Branch (home of the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy which has a large graphic novel contingent) where we held the 2008 Joe Shuster Awards ceremony, and the Metro Toronto Reference Library, the home of… Read More Toronto’s Public Libraries Closed – Workers on Strike. But for how long? What about TCAF?
25e FESTIVAL DE LA BANDE DESSINÉE FRANCOPHONE DE QUÉBEC LES FINALISTES DES BÉDÉIS CAUSA ENFIN DÉVOILÉS À l’aube de sa 25e présentation, le Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec (FBDFQ), qui se déroule du 11 au 15 avril prochain, a dévoilé ce lundi les finalistes de ses prix Bédéis Causa 2012. Cherchant à… Read More LES FINALISTES DES BÉDÉIS CAUSA ENFIN DÉVOILÉS / FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE PRIX BÉDÉIS CAUSA
For Immediate Release The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund are pleased to announce that the Crown has withdrawn all criminal charges in R. v. Matheson, the case previously described as the “Brandon X case,” which involved a comic book reader who faced criminal charges in Canada relating to… Read More Criminal Charges Dropped In Canada Customs Manga Case
Not much to add other than it was great to see many creators and fans in one space. Attendance was better than anticipated, especially on Saturday. I think that this was a wise move on the part of the company – instead of having a one day February comic show, a 2-day March anime show… Read More ComiCon post-mortem
Coming this Saturday and Sunday: Toronto ComiCON – presented by Fan Expo Canada METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE SOUTH BUILDING – HALLS F & G ADMISSION $20 (daily) or $30 Weekend Kids 12 and Under Free COMIC GUESTS ATTILA ADORJANY A12 (cancelled) SAM AGRO A13 KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY A73 MARK BAGLEY A88 ANDY BELANGER A76 KEN BRANCH… Read More Happenings: Reminder – Toronto ComiCON this weekend March 10-11 at the MTCC