BÉDÉIS CAUSA 2010 – LES FINALISTES À l’aube du 23e Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec (FBDFQ), qui aura lieu du 7 au 11 avril prochain, les organisateurs de l’événement ont annoncé ce lundi les finalistes de ses prix Bédéis Causa 2010. Cherchant à récompenser ce qui se fait de mieux en matière… Read More BÉDÉIS CAUSA 2010 – LES FINALISTES
In addition to his already announced Doug Wright and Joe Shuster Awards nominations, the National Cartoonists Society (an American organization) has nominated Seth and his 2009 book George Sprott 1894-1975 for a 2010 Award in the Graphic Novel division. Seth shares the nomination with David Mazzuchelli – Asterios Polyp, and David Small – Stitches.
Since the establishment of the Premier Publisher status in 1996, no new companies have been advanced to Premier Status beyond the initial group of Acclaim (formerly known as Valiant – now defunct), Dark Horse, DC Comics, Image Comics and Marvel Comics. That changed today as IDW has been promoted to Premier status and will now… Read More IDW is now a Diamond Premier Publisher
For Immediate Release NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2010 JOE SHUSTER AWARDS 6th Annual Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards – Presentation Ceremony in June 2010 Toronto, Canada — March 17, 2010. From coast to coast, Canada is home to many of the comic book industry’s top talents, and the JOE SHUSTER AWARDS are a way of recognizing… Read More Nominations for the 2010 Joe Shuster Awards
Returning as Master of Ceremonies in 2010 is Jonathan Llyr. Jonathan Llyr is one of the most recognizable geeks in Canada today. As host of the nationally broadcast SPACE Channel’s SPACEY AWARDS for their first five years, Jon earned the respect of Hardcore Nerds everywhere when, over the years, Richard Dean Anderson had him ‘thrown… Read More 2010 JSA Master of Ceremonies: Jonathan Llyr Returns
The Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards will once again be presented at the University of Toronto’s Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue in Toronto, Ontario. The 6th Annual JSA ceremony will take place on the evening of Saturday, June 5, 2010.
The 6th in the Paul series by Francophone cartoonist Michel Rabagliati, Paul à Québec (La Pasteque) was selected as the winner of the Prix du Public Fnac-SNC this past weekend at the Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême in France. Congratulations Michel! Le Devoir CBC CBC (includes audio interview link with Michel Rabagliati Sequential… Read More Paul à Québec honoré à Angoulême
Thanks to the Beat for drawing attention to this: Sandy Bilus counts 130 separate “Best of” lists for 2009 to come up with the Best Comics of 2009 Meta-List. Bilus uses the weighted scale devised by Chad Nevett and a system pioneered by dear departed Dick Hyacinth. Books by Canadians or featuring the work of… Read More Books by Canadians prominent on 2009 “best of” lists.
Marvel has released a teaser image today by 2008 Joe Shuster Award winning Artist Dale Eaglesham foreshadowing some upcoming events in Marvel’s long-running Fantastic Four title. 2009 PRINT CREDITS – DALE EAGLESHAM INTERIOR ARTIST DC Comics | Justice Society of America #26 Marvel Comics | Amazing Spider-Man #591 Marvel Comics | Amazing Spider-Man: Extra! #3… Read More Marvel teaser: Fantastic Four in 2010 – Will they survive?
David Finch, winner of the 2009 Joe Shuster Award for Oustanding Artist, will be working for DC Entertainment in 2010. With the expiration of his exclusive contract with Marvel, DC is announcing that David Finch has signed a new, exclusive deal and will begin working for them on a project which has yet to be… Read More David Finch goes DC exclusive in 2010
Newsarama has named it’s ten creators to watch in 2010 and three of the 10 creators they have selected are Canadian: Bryan Lee O’Malley Our second repeat from last year’s 9 To Watch in 2009 is cartoonist Bryan Lee O’Malley. His work on Scott Pilgrim turned heads and topped critics list, and the six-volume series… Read More Newsarama: Ten for ’10
*Updated* December 30th, 2009 at 6:00PM Turns out there was a new release featuring Canadian Creators. Origin of Siege #1 Marvel US$0.00 (Free!) Artwork by Dale Eaglesham. Colours by Dave McCaig. Happy Holidays from the Joe Shuster Awards!
As tomorrow is the last official ship week from Diamond Distributors, our team has been compiling the lists of eligible creators who created works in English, French and other languages! These lists will debut on this site during the first week of January 2010. It looks to have been another great year for Canadians who… Read More 2009 Eligible Creators Lists
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org Atomic Robo Vol. 1: Atomic Robo And The Fightin Scientists Of Tesladyne Trade Paperback (New Printing) Red 5 Comics US$18.95 Colours by Ronda Pattison. Atomic Robo Vol. 3: Atomic Robo And The Shadow… Read More December 23rd, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Air #16 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. Batman 80-Page Giant #1 DC US$5.99 Artwork by Marcus To. Black Panther #11 Marvel US$2.99 Artwork by Ken Lashley. Preview at Comic Book Resources Captain… Read More December 16th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
One of the things that I usually do on my blog towards the end of each year is a list of some of my favourite purchases from the previous year’s worth of releases. I may still end up doing a more comprehensive list for all comics released in 2009 that came across my path, but… Read More Holiday Shopping Guide: Some 2009 releases worth checking out
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org Adventure Comics #5 DC US$3.99 Artwork and Variant Cover by Francis Manapul. Preview at DC Universe: The Source Dark Reign: The Underside Trade Paperback Marvel US$24.99 Colours by Ronda Pattison. Dark X-Men #2… Read More December 9th, 2009 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Despite a misleading header (with O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim Vol. 5 and Lemire’s The Nobody shown among other works), there’s not a single work by a Canadian on the list. The list, selected by Rachelle Goguen and Carsten Knox, includes (follow the link above for the explanations): ASTERIOS POLYP (Mazzuchelli) BATMAN & ROBIN (Morrison & Quitely)… Read More Halifax’s The Coast selects their “Best Books & Comics of 2009”: where’s the Maple?
Comic Book Resources’ Jeff Renaud recently interviewed Darwyn Cooke about Jonah Hex 50, Jonah Hex in general, the possibility of future Cooke-illustrated Hex issues and the next Parker adaptation, 2010’s “The Outfit” and how it aligns with the Parker novel continuity. Plus, Newsarama has posted a four page exclusive preview of Jonah Hex 50.
Darwyn Cooke has posted something on his blog about this week’s release of Jonah Hex #50, published by DC Comics. Hi folks. Next week the 50th issue of Hex hits the stands and while I rarely jump on the net to promote a single issue comic, this is a very special case and it occurred… Read More Darwyn Cooke on Jonah Hex 50