Late July Update

Things may have slowed down considerably here on the site lately, as running a store as well as the awards, parts of the country’s largest comic-con and a day job have really taken a toll on my time. I had never expected to own a comic shop, but The Comic Book Lounge + Gallery has… Read More Late July Update

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Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards – 2012 Winners Announced.

SAN DIEGO – At-Con International (Comic-Con) last evening, the winners of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2012 were announced. The nominees were chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges and the winners were selected by a balloting process open to industry professionals. Canadians were well represented in many categories but the big winners in… Read More Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards – 2012 Winners Announced.

XERIC GRANTS and HARVEY AWARD NOMINATIONS announced this week.

The Xeric Foundation has announced the 17 recipients for the comic book self-publishing section. This is the final year for the Xeric grant. Some past recipients have included Jeff Lemire and Ethan Rilly. This year’s winners include some Canadians, specifically ELAINE M. WILL (the Gene Day-nominated cartoonist of Look Straight Ahead) and SHIH-MU DINO PAI… Read More XERIC GRANTS and HARVEY AWARD NOMINATIONS announced this week.

Congratulations to the 2012 Eisner Spirit of Retailing Finalists – 2 Canadian stores featured

Yesterday the finalists for the 2012 Spirit of Retailing Award were announced –  Canadian stores THE DRAGON (one of the sponsors of these awards) and HAPPY HARBOR (a Harry Kremer Retailer Award recipient) have made the finalists list. The list will be narrowed down further before the presentation ceremony, which takes place on the Friday… Read More Congratulations to the 2012 Eisner Spirit of Retailing Finalists – 2 Canadian stores featured