I’m trying to be sparing about posting kickstarters, but this one’s very close to success and with less than 48 hours to go it needs a few fans to put it over the top. Salgood Sam, author of Shuster Award nominee Dream Life is putting together a new project with writer Mark Sable to tell… Read More Kickstarter: Dracula: Son Of The Dragon
Some amazing Canadian comic talent has assembled to create TRUE PATRIOT, an anthology of unmistakably Canadian content. Amongst the fellowship are: Adrian Alphona (Runaways), Andy B. (Kill Shakespeare), J. Bone (Super Friends), Jack Briglio (Scooby Doo), Scott Chantler (Two Generals), Tom Fowler (Hulk: Season One), Agnes Garbowska (Girl Comics), Faith Erin Hicks (Adventure Time), Tim Levins (Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes), Ramon Perez (A Tale of… Read More Canadian Comic Anthology TRUE PATRIOT needs your help!
Just a reminder to set aside a few hours for Canzine Toronto this Sunday! You’re extremely likely to find a future Gene Day Award winner at the show, and it’s a great opportunity to meet our best indie cartoonists before they get “discovered”. Lots of great panels as well, check out the full breakdown at Broken… Read More Happenings – Canzine Toronto 2012 this Sunday!
Salgood Sam’s Dream Life is one of my favorite webcomics, and he’s bringing it to print for the first time. His campaign is doing well, but he’s got some great exclusive rewards available, so I’d recommend checking it out to help hit some stretch goals.
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!
Here’s another great project that needs your help! Little Heart is a comics anthology created to show support for marriage equality. It was initially created to raise awareness of a coming referendum in Minnesota, but it’s spread much wider. It also happens to feature JSA winner Emily Carroll and her fiancee Kate Craig, as well… Read More Help “Little Heart” Anthology get published! Featuring Emily Carroll!
I’m a big fan of crowdsourced comics, and here’s a chance to help out a JSA nominee! Ed Brisson’s fantastic Murder Book series has already had two issues published, and now Volume 3 is coming out in March. You can help out for $7 and get a fresh, signed copy when it’s printed, shipping included!… Read More Help Publish Murder Book Vol. 3!
You may not have known it, but February 1 was Hourly Comic Day! This started officially last year, curated by the brilliant John Campbell, creator of Pictures For Sad Children. This year saw over 200 participants, and several Canadians joined in on the fun. The rules are simple: chronicle each hour of your day with… Read More Hourly Comic Day!
The Trinity College Comedy Collective will be interviewing Ryan North (DINOSAUR COMICS, MACHINE OF DEATH) and Joey Comeau (A SOFTER WORLD) live this Tuesday evening at Trinity College, Toronto. Should be a great evening, both these gentlemen make for great conversation. And there are prizes too! More info at the TCCC facebook event page.
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!
Kate Beaton has been blowin’ up with the release of her Hark! A Vagrant collection, which debuted at number one on the New York Times Graphic Novel chart! Her interview in the Onion’s AV Club is surprisingly in-depth, and is a must read for any fan. Read the article here!
Local comic creators ‘reboot’ DC’s famous heroes – thestar.com. The 52 Reboot is still drawing press, this time the Toronto Star is profiling three local talents, Francis Manapul, Jeff Lemire, and Ken Lashley! Congrats on the article, gentlemen!
Are you in Saskatoon? Craving some culture? Then head over to Amazing Stories Comics and join them for the Saskatoon launch party for DONE TO DEATH, a collaboration between Shuster Winner Fiona Staples and Andrew Foley, writer of COWBOYS & ALIENS! Fiona & Andrew will be signing copies! The event runs from 3-8 PM, and… Read More Happenings: Fiona Staples and Andrew Foley launch DONE TO DEATH in Saskatoon tonight!