2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Scott Chantler

Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I’m the cartoonist of the graphic novels TWO GENERALS, NORTHWEST PASSAGE, and the THREE THIEVES series, and a commercial illustrator whose clients have included McDonald’s, Reebok, Macy’s, Rogers, The New York Daily News, The National Post, The Toronto Star, and Maclean’s. When I’m not doing either of… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Scott Chantler

2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Anthony Del Col

Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I am the co-creator and co-writer of IDW Publishing’s Kill Shakespeare, an adventure series that mashes up the Bard’s greatest heroes and villains. The Shuster- and Harvey Award nominated-series has received a great deal of critical acclaim and profiles in the New York Times, Washington Post, Colbert… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Anthony Del Col

2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Jim Zub

Jim Zub is the Canadian-based co-creator and writer of Image Comics’ Skullkickers, an action-comedy fantasy series about two monster mashing mercenaries. He’s also the creator and writer of UDON Comics’ upcoming graphic novel Makeshift Miracle, currently serializing online at http://www.makeshiftmiracle.com. When not writing comics he helps manage projects at UDON and teaches animation-related courses at… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Jim Zub

2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Paul Bordeleau

Originaire de Grande-Rivière, Gaspésie, Paul Bordeleau vit et travaille à Lac-Delage près de Québec. Illustrateur-pigiste depuis 1988, il est illustrateur-éditorialiste pour l’hebdomadaire VOIR (Québec) de 1992 à 2004 et pour le journal LA PRESSE (Montréal), de 2001 à 2002. Parmi ses premières publications BD, figure l’album « Rituel » mettant en vedette Victor Météore, autopublié… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Paul Bordeleau

Présentation de la librairie PLANÈTE BD: Lauréat du Prix Harry Kremer

Présentation de la librairie PLANÈTE BD Nom: Librairie Planète BD Adresse: 3883 rue St-Denis, Montréal, Québec H2W 2M4 Téléphone : (514) 759-9800 Courriel : info@planetebd.ca La librairie Planète BD appartient à Carrefour BD Inc., une société créée par un groupe de lecteurs passionnés et réunis autour du projet de doter Montréal d’une véritable librairie spécialisée exclusivement dédiée… Read More Présentation de la librairie PLANÈTE BD: Lauréat du Prix Harry Kremer

Wizard World Toronto Comic Con 2012 loses a day (Updated x2).

With last week’s news about Wizard ditching October’s Central Canada Comic Con (a show that will continue under the guidance of the old owners), it seems that there are further changes afoot. An eagle-eyed fan pointed out to us that according to the Wizard website, the dates for next year’s Wizard Toronto Comic Con have… Read More Wizard World Toronto Comic Con 2012 loses a day (Updated x2).

Wizard drops Central Canada Comic Con, attempts are being made to keep it going

According to the Raven Toys and Comics blog, American promoter Wizard has dropped the Winnipeg based Central Canada Comic Con from their schedule. The show, purchased from the original owner last year, was to debut this October 28-30 under the Wizard World banner. Wizard had already announced some guests for the event. A quick check… Read More Wizard drops Central Canada Comic Con, attempts are being made to keep it going

7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards – June 18, 2011 at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2011 JOE SHUSTER AWARDS LES NOMINÉS AUX PRIX JOE SHUSTER 2011 Ceremony Date: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 – 6-8 PM Ceremony Hosts: AJAY FRY and TEDDY WILSON Ceremony Location: Boyce Theatre, BMO Round-Up Centre, Calgary, AB Host Event: THE CALGARY COMIC AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPO (June 17-19, 2011) How Do I/How Did I… Read More 7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards – June 18, 2011 at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

Hobby Star Marketing files an injunction against the UFC over the name “Fan Expo”

According to Postmedia News and other sources — Hobby Star Marketing, the Toronto based producers of the comics and pop culture event Fan Expo Canada (TM) have filed an injunction against the producers of the UFC Fan Expo taking place this weekend in Toronto at the Direct Energy Centre over the use of the name… Read More Hobby Star Marketing files an injunction against the UFC over the name “Fan Expo”

5 Retailer Finalists for the Harry Kremer Award Announced

On February 1st 10 stores were named as being in the running for the 2011 Harry Kremer Outstanding Canadian Retailer Award. In order to move to the final round of consideration, the nominated retailers had to send in additional materials for the judging committee to consider by April 1st. Based on materials received, the 10… Read More 5 Retailer Finalists for the Harry Kremer Award Announced

Kazoo report

Guelph was the place to be on Saturday for anyone interested in independent comics, webcomics and zines. The Kazoo Fest Zine and Comic Expo saw more than forty creators (including Gene Day Noms Jason Bradshaw and Nick Maandag!) gather in the Norfolk United Church for this free event that drew a steady crowd out of… Read More Kazoo report