X-O Manowar #1 and Saga #1 – Two impressive debuts by Canadian artists

Canadian artist Cary Nord’s X-O Manowar #1, which arrives in comic stores next Wednesday, May 2nd, has reportedly over 42,000 pre-orders through the direct market, making it the best debut book by a new publisher in over a decade (since Canadian publisher Dreamwave’s Transformers relaunch, in fact). The relaunch of Valiant Comics is being watched… Read More X-O Manowar #1 and Saga #1 – Two impressive debuts by Canadian artists

In anticipation of the May 9th Nominations announcement: final wrap-up report

In about 2 weeks time we’ll be announcing the final list of nominees for the 2012 awards. 2012 will see the presentation of 5 Joe Shuster Awards (down from 7 in 2011): – Artist/Artist Team – Cartoonist – Cover Artist – Webcomics Creator/Creative Team – Writer/Writing Team and 3 Specialty Awards – The Dragon Award… Read More In anticipation of the May 9th Nominations announcement: final wrap-up report