The start of a new year and some free time on my hands, and I decided it was time to update the Retailer information on the site. It had been about three years since the last update (Director’s note: I had been editing entries on a one by one basis when people sent information in… Read More 2015 Comic Shop update – Who’s new? Who closed?
The Dragon – Spring Mini-Con – Sunday, March 4 from 1-5 pm 6 great creators! Becky Cloonan – Conan #1 book launch Ross Campbell – Glory #23 book lauch Francis Manapul (Flash) Marcus To (Huntress, new artist on Batwing) Marco Rudy (Swamp Thing) Agnes Garbowska Time – Sunday, March 4 from 1 – 5 pm… Read More Happenings – The Dragon Mini-Con – Sunday, March 4th, 2012
All of her superstar success has resulted in Kate Beaton being offered a whole whack of new and interesting jobs. Jobs that will interfere with her work schedule on the webcomic Hark! A Vagrant, and she wants to let all her fans know what’s up. Kate will be moving to Toronto, and working on a… Read More Hark! A Vagrant takes a … long period of slowness ?
The Gene Day Award for Self-Publishing honours Canadian comic book creators who self-published their work during the previous calendar year and is open to all Canadian citizens who self-publish and self-distribute their comics. The winner receives a Joe Shuster Award and a bursary of $500, to help fund your next comic project. This award is… Read More Accepting submissions for the 2012 Gene Day Award for Self-Publishing
It’s 2012 and time to start thinking about the Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer, and begin the process of coming up with potential nominees. This award is open to input from all members of the general public, including retailers, so if you would like your shop of choice to be considered… Read More Retailer Roundup – July to December 2011 – the Mega Roundup – Prairie Edition
The preoccupations of life, mainly the arrival of my first child, resulted in a break from the day-to-day duties of running the Joe Shuster Awards (big thanks to Kevin for picking up the slack!). But it’s now 2012 and time to start thinking about the Harry Kremer Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer, and… Read More Retailer Roundup – July to December 2011 – the Mega Roundup – East Coast Edition
For Immediate Release The Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund announces that, 22 years after forming as an ad hoc fundraising organization in defense of a Calgary retailer charged with selling obscene materials, it has at last been formally incorporated. CLLDF Board of Directors member Derek McCulloch says, “It’s a long overdue step, and one we… Read More Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund announces Board of Directors