Jason has informed me that the full list of new releases for October 6, 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators will be posted later today. However, I took a quick look at the shipping list and it looks like an all-star week for Canadian comics as both Richard Stark’s Parker – The Outfit by… Read More Darwyn Cooke’s The Outfit and Seth’s Palookaville 20 due in stores 10/6/10
It seems Seth drew the July/August 2010 covers (I’ll admit I didn’t know that, my Walrus subscription started with September 2010), and they are quite lovely, very stylized and very Seth. The magazine interviews Seth about the minutiae of creation (type of pens and paper), it’s a snapshot at the process of creation by a… Read More Seth and the Walrus cover
The Vancouver Province has a little piece on Kaare Andrews, his movie and his comics career. In related news, his directorial debut for Anchor Bay – ALTITUDE – is set to be released to stores on DVD and Blu-Ray on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. Meanwhile, his X-Men: Xenogenesis rolls along. Issue 3 of 5 was… Read More Kaare Andrews new film Altitude available in stores 10/26/10
Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me by Sarah Leavitt September 2010 9 x 10 paper 120 pages ISBN 978-1-55111-117-9 CDN $23.95 published by Freehand Books What is the book about? What do you do when your outspoken, passionate, and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? In this powerful graphic… Read More Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me
First appearance by premier publisher marked by award winning guests, major exclusives – New York Comic Con, October 8-10, 2010 – Booth #2115 Celebrating its first appearance at New York Comic Con, IDW Publishing is proud to host several award-winning creators and offer exclusive editions of major releases. Creators such as Eisner Award-winner and convention… Read More IDW debuts The Outfit at the NYCC October 8-10, 2010
First, we’d like to welcome a new member to the Executive, Andrew Walsh. Andrew is filling the role of Webcomics Award Coordinator. Some of you may have met Andrew at the webcomics panel he moderated in June at the Toronto ComiCON Fan Appreciation Event. Secondly, you’ll notice on the right that Jason has compiled a… Read More 7th Annual Joe Shuster Awards – 9/30 update
Canadian publisher KIDS CAN PRESS continues to work with innovative creators from across the country to produce great graphic novels for young readers. So far KCP have released four graphic novels of note in 2010 that will certainly be strongly considered for the 2011 Joe Shuster Awards. Binky to the Recue by Ashley Spires While… Read More 2010 Graphic Novels from Kids Can Press
You see a lot of the same people repeated this month at image…. Riley Rossmo, for example, has a big month with the launch of Proof Endangered #1, the fifth Proof tpb and the second Cowboy Ninja Viking tpb; The Incredibles’ Marcio Takara is providing the artwork for Dynamo 5 in December; Jim Zubkavich’s hit… Read More image Comics in December 2010 featuring the work of 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 Action Comics #893 DC US$3.99 Colours by Brad Anderson and Dave McCaig. Cover by David Finch. Preview at DC Universe: The Source Amazing Spider-Man #644 Marvel US$2.99 Variant Cover by Chris Bachalo. Preview… Read More September 29th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Dave Howard of the books.Torontoist.com blog has posted an article rounding up a bunch of news items focusing on some of the comic news announcements, articles and interviews that caught his attention over the last month or so. It’s an interesting recap of the best non-mainstream superhero announcements of the last few weeks.
For Immediate Release: NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL – Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws Vol 4: Tall Tale http://www.rabbitandbearpaws.com/gnovelv4_1.php Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws is a fresh and funny graphic novel series for the young and the young at heart. The series is based on the Seven Grandfathers of Respect, Bravery, Love, Honesty, Humility, Wisdom… Read More New! The Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws Vol 4: Tall Tale
On the heels of the announcement of her art book being published by Dark Horse in early 2011, Camilla D’Errico wrote to remind us (and you!): I’m very proud and excited to announce that Sky Pirates of Neo Terra, the graphic novel will be out soon and is available for pre-order from Image Comics. This… Read More Sky Pirates of Neo-Terra collection available for pre-order from Image Comics; In stores 10/20/10
Thanks to Adam Pottier for sending us these photos — 4-Colour, 8-Bit Comics & Games in Kingston, Ontario has used one half of their window space to advertise the Canadian graphic novel ‘Kenk‘ by Richard Poplak, Alex Jensen, Jason Gilmore and Nick Marinkovich. The critically acclaimed graphic novel is based on the life of Igor… Read More 4-Colour, 8-Bit Comics & Games: Kenk window display
A few things of interest — Keown and Wheatley cover Conan: Road of Kings #1, Dave Ross completes the “Blood of the Empire” storyline in Star Wars – The Old Republic #6 BUT the big item offered this month for pre-order is the deluxe hardcover collection – the Art of Camilla D’Errico! (Ships in late… Read More Dark Horse Comics in December 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators
Dale Eaglesham teams with Stan Lee for a What if…? story, Immonen continues on New Avengers, Grummett serves up another serving of Dead Avengers and some surprising participants in Strange Tales II and X-Men: To Serve and Protect. Toss in some covers by Grummett, Andrasofszky and Finch and you have Marvel’s December offerings featuring the… Read More Marvel Comics in December 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators
David Finch, Yanick Paquette are everywhere again this month. Throw in some Manapul, Lemire, Kerschl, Stewart, Staples and St. Aubin and you have December’s offerings from DC Comics… BATMAN, INC. #2 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE & MICHAEL LACOMBE 1:25 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT The dynamic new era of… Read More DC Comics in December 2010 featuring the work of Canadian creators
Yesterday, Conor and Anthony were interviewed by CTV News’ Jacqueline Milczarek about their experiences at the Telefilm Canada Pitch This! event and the success of the Kill Shakespeare comic book series. Follow the link to watch the video!
Writer Jim Zubkavich explains how this happened on the Skull Kickers website: Anyways, it may sound a bit weird announcing that Skullkickers #1 first printing has ‘sold out at the distribution level before release‘. What does that mean and how does that happen? Can people still buy copies on September 22nd? Okay, here’s how it… Read More Skull Kickers #1 out on Wednesday – 1st print sold out at Diamond – 2nd print coming!
War of the Independents is a 6-issue crossover series by US creator Dave Ryan and published by Red Anvil Comics that features dozens of independent comic heroes from various publishers, and the first issue is debuting in October 2010 at the New York Comic-Con. Advance publicity has provided an eclectic list of characters who will… Read More Captain Canuck, Cerebus and more to appear in War of the Independents #1 – debuts at NYCC