Talking Comics with Ty Templeton

Comic Book Resources’ Robot 6 blog contributor Tim O’Shea sat down with Ty Templeton to discuss his contributions to Marvel Comics’ Ultimate Spider-Man, Avenging Spider-Man, his courses at the Toronto Cartoonists Workshop, Holmes Inc., On the Couch, being on the short list for a Joe Shuster Webcomics Award for Bun Toons and much more! O’Shea:…

Happenings – Ryan North & Joey Comeau INTERVIEW EXTRAVAGANZA

The Trinity College Comedy Collective will be interviewing Ryan North (DINOSAUR COMICS, MACHINE OF DEATH) and Joey Comeau (A SOFTER WORLD) live this Tuesday evening at Trinity College, Toronto. Should be a great evening, both these gentlemen make for great conversation. And there are prizes too! More info at the TCCC facebook event page.

Kate Beaton interviewed in AV Club!

Kate Beaton has been blowin’ up with the release of her Hark! A Vagrant collection, which debuted at number one on the New York Times Graphic Novel chart! Her interview in the Onion’s AV Club is surprisingly in-depth, and is a must read for any fan. Read the article here!

Interviews: Ramon Perez and Shannon Campbell plus a busy Indie spring in 2012

Publisher’s Weekly has interviewed Ramon Perez about illustrating Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand for Archaia Press. Intrepid reporter Bryan Munn has found more information about the upcoming Vancouver Comic Arts Festival (VanCAF as they want it called) by interviewing organizer Shannon Campbell. Looks like indie comics will have a busy spring, aside from any…

Mosaik Projekt #3 arrives in stores

Highlights include: – An interview with Ramon Perez of Butternutsquash fame on making comics (and a living) in Canada – Mosaik-Project Exclusive publication:  Ron Haywood’s “Geek of the Gods” (OGN) – An interview with Kevin Boyd, director of the Joe Shuster Awards on Canada’s turbulent history with comics – An exclusive comic from Alex Novitski…

Homegrown superheroes take flight: Eaglesham on Alpha Flight

The Ottawa Citizen sat down with Dale Eaglesham to discuss the upcoming relaunch of Marvel’s Alpha Flight. After 25 years as a comic-book artist, Eaglesham is one of the biz’s renowned superstars. He has drawn everyone from Conan the Barbarian to the Incredible Hulk, but the new Marvel Comics project, Alpha Flight, is unusual because…

Whazamo! Ontario Graphic Novel Month at Open Book Toronto

We’re only 19 days into May and there’s already a TON of stuff up for you to check out over at Whazamo! Below are links to everything posted so far: WHAZAMO! Ontario Graphic Novel Month is an online comics celebration brought to you by Open Book: Toronto. Whazamo! showcases the talented graphic novelists and illustrators…

TCAF: Pencil it In video

Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Pencil it In from Toronto Comic Arts Festival on Vimeo. Director: Christopher Hutsul Director of Photography: Vinit Borisson Producer: Nick Sorbara Executive Producer: Jacinte Faria Editorial: Melanie Hider, Bijou Editorial Score: “Background Noise (Don’t Become)” by Solvent, Courtesy Ghostly International Sound Design: Vapor Music Online Artist + Colourist: Hardave Grewal, RedLab…

Coming Soon: Even the Giants by Jesse Jacobs debuts in May

Okay… back to your regularly scheduled programming! Squidface and the Meddler take a look at Jesse Jacobs upcoming book Even the Giants, and interview Jesse. The book will be published by Adhouse Books and arrives in stores in May. It also premieres at TCAF on May 7/8. Jacobs won the Gene Day Award for self-publishing…

TVO opens the archives: Prisoners of Gravity series available online

Update: November 6, 2018. Eagle-eyed Martin Boruta has contacted me to let me know that TVO no longer has the episodes online so the link in the article won’t work, but at this time Youtube user Teddog3000 has kindly made a number of episodes available on his youtube channel. Prisoners of Gravity, the acclaimed comic…

Gerhard Speaks

Sean Michael Robinson has done a massive three part interview with GERHARD for The Comics Journal Online, Dave Sim’s collaborator on almost 5/6 of the massive undertaking which was the 300 issue run of Cerebus. FEB 14:The Craft Behind Cerebus: An Interview with Gerhard (Part One of Three) FEB 15: The Craft Behind Cerebus: an…

At DC, The Flash speeds forward to big event

Matt Moore, of the Associated Press has an article that’s being spread far and wide today (for example, it appears in the METRO news today) in which he gives readers a heads up that some exciting things are happening these days with the DC Comics character The Flash under the creative wings of Geoff Johns…