Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I opened The Dragon in 1998, drawing on my love of the hobby and my experience in the industry. Since then, I’ve gone on to obtain my Master’s degree in Classical Studies and my Bachelor of Education, which I used to teach for 7 years at The… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Jennifer Haines
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. Hey there! I’m a cartoonist working out of the RAID Comics Studio in Toronto. I wrote and drew the graphic novels Hyena in Petticoats: The Story of Suffragette Nellie McClung (Penguin Canada), and Lila and Ecco’s Do-It-Yourself Comics Club (Kids Can Press), and illustrated No Girls Allowed… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Willow Dawson
Two more days before Christmas, have you finished all of your Christmas shopping yet? I haven’t! I started wrapping some things this morning, so hopefully I’ll finish up all of the many little pre-Christmas errands tonight after work or early tomorrow morning before I start driving all around the GTA to various family events. *… Read More Happy Holidays
Dale Eaglesham is a veteran comic book illustrator who has been working in the industry since 1986. 2011 marks his 25th year as a professional illustrator in the industry. He has worked with Marvel, DC Comics, Dark Horse and CrossGen, among others. In January 2009, he signed an exclusive contract with Marvel, where he has… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Dale Eaglesham
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. My name is Diana Tamblyn, and I’m a full-time web producer who tries to do as much artwork and cartooning as possible in my free time. Also a full-time, life-long lover of comics
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I am the co-creator of Kill Shakespeare (with Anthony Del Col) before that I worked as a producer/writer/occasional on-air talent at Business News Network
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. Mike: We’re the hardworking writing team behind Freelance Blues—your new favourite Canadian independent comic. Ian: Do they even have a favourite Canadian independent comic? M: Probably, yeah! Us!
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. I’m Darwyn Cooke and the google will fill you in if need be. What was your involvement in comics in 2011? Marginal, at best. What was the highlight of the year for you re: (a) comics publishing in general? To see the digital markets and online sales… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Darwyn Cooke
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I figured that perhaps I should do one of these as well… who am I? I am the organizer/coordinator and a co-founder of the Joe Shuster Awards. I’ve been a longtime reader and collector of comics and graphic novels, but I’ve been a self-publisher, a seller/dealer, a convention owner/runner, a price guide adviser, and for… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Kevin Boyd
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
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
Tell us about yourself – a brief bio/intro. Hey I’m Alice Quinn, I founded and I manage TdotComics.ca in 2009, a website about comics in Toronto. I attend a lot of events and talk to a lot of creators, I am currently 21.
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
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
Mike’s intro/bio: My name is Mike Del Mundo aka Deadly Mike (a name manifested from my bboy days) but I prefer being called Mike. I mainly do pretty covers for Marvel Comics and dabble in interiors once in a while. I also do illustration and Design work mainly for advertising and editorial. (Mike was also… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Survey: Mike Del Mundo
A child of the 1970’s, Ramón K Pérez was born early to immigrant parents in a small suburban town of southern Ontario, Canada. A visit to a drive-in double feature of Buck Rogers and Battlestar Galactica at an early age sparked his imagination and set the stage for his future career. Now an established cartoonist… Read More 2011 Canadian Comics Wrap Survey: Ramón K Pérez
Valentine DeLandro is an Illustrator / artist / newborn diaper-strategist who has worked for Marvel Comics,and Devil’s Due Publishing. He’s relaunching his website valentinedelandro.com in January and can be followed on Twitter: @val_delandro
Thanks to the many contributors to our end of the year survey. You can see the full list of contributors and links to their responses after the jump…
Jonathan Mahood is the creator of Bleeker the Rechargeable Dog, a daily syndicated newspaper comic for King Features Syndicate. He lives a couple hours north of Toronto in Parry Sound, Ontario