Is it time to start flag-waving?

There seems to be a lot of media attention this week once again regarding Canadian super-heroes – specifically the comics of the 1940s. This weekend – tonight and tomorrow afternoon – the Royal Theatre in Toronto will be hosting two screenings of the now-completed LOST HEROES Movie, directed by Will Pascoe. Members of the Canadian…

Happenings: This Weekend #2 – Ottawa Comic Con. May 10-12, 2013

The other major event in Ontario this weekend: OTTAWA – The Ottawa Comic COn Official Website The Ottawa Comiccon will take place at the Ernst & Young Centre from May 10-12, 2013. It also has many comic creator guests attending on top of a gaggle of tv actors and celebrities – please visit the official website…

Happenings: Fan Expo Vancouver is this weekend: April 20-21

Happening this weekend in Vancouver, the 2nd Fan Expo Vancouver brought to you by the people at Hobbystar Marketing. Comics people and celebrities abound. I had a good time at this event last year, let’s hope that things are just as good or even better this year. Make sure you say hello to Leonard Wong…

Happenings: Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo April 26-28 has SOLD OUT

CALGARY EXPO HAS SOLD OUT From the website: ****IMPORTANT: THERE WILL BE NO ONSITE SALES FOR THIS EVENT. ALL TICKETS, INCLUDING CHILDREN’S PASSES, ARE BEING SOLD IN ADVANCE ONLY. If you arrive onto Stampede park without a valid ticket, you will be turned away.**** The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo is the only festival in…

Happenings: 26e FESTIVAL DE LA BD FRANCOPHONE DE QUÉBEC, 10-14 Avril 2013

26e FESTIVAL DE LA BD FRANCOPHONE DE QUÉBEC Rendez-vous annuel des passionnés du 9e art, le Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec (FBDFQ) offrira cette année encore un événement haut en couleur, du 10 au 14 avril prochain, à l’occasion de sa 26e présentation. L’événement, qui se déroule dans divers lieux culturels de…

News from Koyama Press: TCAF, Distribution

Koyama Press is excited to announce that cartoonists MICHAEL DEFORGE, JULIE DELPORTE, VICTOR KERLOW, NATHAN BULMER, DUSTIN HARBIN, and JANE MAI will join us for the 10th edition of the Toronto Comics Arts Festival taking place May 11-12 at Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street. Koyama Press will also be joined by JULIA WERTZ for…

Happenings: Expozine, Montreal Nov. 17-18, Launch Party Nov.16

EXPOZINE 2012 – November 17 & 18 12pm – 6pm, 5035 St-Dominique (Église Saint-Enfant Jésus, between St-Joseph & Laurier, near Laurier Métro) Free admission. Immerse yourself in the world of DIY publishing! The massive Expozine is a unique showcase of the best books and zines that today’s small presses and self-publishers have to offer! Literally…