Making a Graphic Novel? Get a Grant!

Are you crafting your masterpiece? Have you made yours already, and are looking for some money to get you through your next? You should probably apply for a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts. Here’s the program description from the site: The Grants for Professional Writers program covers subsistence, project and travel expenses.… Read More Making a Graphic Novel? Get a Grant!

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2012 Joe Shuster Awards – Credits / Les Prix Joe Shuster 2012 – Crédits

SECTION A Outstanding Comic Book Cover Artist / Dessinateur de couverture de bande dessinée exceptionnel Outstanding Comic Book Writer / Scénariste de bande dessinée exceptionnel Outstanding Comic Book Artist / Dessinateur de bande dessinée exceptionnel Outstanding Comic Book Cartoonist / Auteur de bande dessinée exceptionnel Nominating Committee / Comité des Candidatures : Laurent Boutin (Montreal,… Read More 2012 Joe Shuster Awards – Credits / Les Prix Joe Shuster 2012 – Crédits

Harvey Award results: Kate Beaton and Tale of Sand win big

On Saturday night in Baltimore last weekend, the Harvey Awards announced their 2012 winners. Canada’s own Kate Beaton won three awards, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand won two (interestingly enough without mentioning Ramon Perez’s contributions). Drawn & Quarterly was well represented as the publisher of Kate’s book, as well as winning best repackaged book… Read More Harvey Award results: Kate Beaton and Tale of Sand win big

Dark Horse to publish Adventures of Superhero Girl collection

Comic Book Resources was the first to break the news that Canadian cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks‘ comics strip and webcomic the Adventures of Superhero Girl will be collected into a nifty hardcover edition by Dark Horse Comics in February 2013 for $16.99US. The black and white series is to be coloured for publication by Cris… Read More Dark Horse to publish Adventures of Superhero Girl collection

The 2012 Harry Kremer Retailer Award Nominees / Les Nominés pour le 2012 Harry Kremer Prix des détaillants

The Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer /Le Prix de Harry Kremer pour Détaillant Exceptionnel Canadien de Bandes Dessinées Shops are recommended by the general public and a separate Retailer Award Committee reviews all materials received and select a store that has shown merit in a variety of categories (see details elsewhere… Read More The 2012 Harry Kremer Retailer Award Nominees / Les Nominés pour le 2012 Harry Kremer Prix des détaillants