Canadian comic book pioneer in Halifax to hold last public signing – The Chronicle Herald. On doing a “last” signing this Friday and assorted events on Sunday: He does mention that it was a decision set in motion by the recent death of indie comic curmudgeon Harvey Pekar (American Splendour), and that he’s overjoyed to… Read More In the News – Dave Sim: A brush with greatness
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!
For immediate release: Scott Pilgrim Reaches New Level of Epicness There are now over one million copies of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim series in print, and that’s only counting the North American Oni Press edition. The series has also achieved international success being translated into thirteen different languages worldwide with more to come! “A… Read More 1,000,000 Scott Pilgrims
Gagne Tells “The Saga of Rex” Multi-talented creator Michel Gagne spoke with CBR News about the release of “The Saga of Rex,” his 200-page graphic novel that sends a little fox named Rex on a huge adventure through space and other worlds.
Jeff Lemire’s office space “Sweet Tooth” creator and incoming “Superboy” writer Jeff Lemire gives ROBOT 6 a look at his inspiring comic book and original art collection, including custom hardcovers of Paul Levitz’s “Legion of Super-Heroes.”
FAN EXPO: Yanick Paquette on “Batman Inc.” Yanick Paquette talks to CBR about his return to DC Comics and why working with Grant Morrison, not Batman, was the biggest draw. He also revealed the dynamic duo have another project in the works. FAN EXPO: Udon Entertainment At last weekend’s Fan Expo in Toronto, UDON Project… Read More CBR@FanExpo – Paquette, Udon’s 10th
Jamie Coville of thecomicbooks.com spent his time at the convention recording various discussion panels. See below: Drawing Ahead: The Future of Comics (51:36, 47.2mb) Moderated by Kill Shakespeare co-writers Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Col, Creators Andy Belanger, Ramon Perez, Cameron Stewart, Willow Dawson and Scott Chantler talk about the Future of Comics. More specifically… Read More Jamie Coville visits FanExpo
Chris Randle at the Gutteral Blog sat down with Bryan Lee O’Malley on the eve of the release of Scott Pilgrim Vol. 6: Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour. The interview was for the Globe & Mail and was truncated for publication. Scott was able to post the full interview online for your enjoyment.
Calvin Reid at Publisher’s Weekly delves into the Kill Shakespeare phenom. Kill Shakespeare is a six issue mini-series by writers Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery, with art by Andy Belanger. The trade paperback collecting the mini-series is planned for November 2010. In related news, McCreery and Del Col will be moderating a panel at… Read More Killing Shakespeare for Fun & Profit
Karl Kerschl – at Comic Book Resources Jim Zubkavich – at The Fabler Blog Vancouver publisher Cloudscape Comics is profiled at The Fabler Blog There have also been a bunch of interviews published over at The Fabler Blog that we may not have linked to — Angela Melick, Jonathan Dalton, Robin Thompson, Jason Loo and… Read More Interviews: Karl Kerschl and a bunch of folks at the Fabler Blog
A new CBR interview with Francis Manapul has been posted!
Spotlight on Stuart and Kathryn Immonen (48:11, 44.1mb) This panel was moderated by John Siuntres of WordBalloon.com. It starts off with Stuart being asked about his earliest work and then receiving an Inkpot Award. From there it goes through both Stuart and Kathryn’s career in comics, when they worked together and apart. They talk about… Read More SDCCI: Spotlight on Kathryn and Stuart Immonen
Thanks to Jamie Coville for recording this. For Jamie’s San Diego pictures: http://picasaweb.google.ca/comichistory/2010SanDiego http://picasaweb.google.ca/comichistory/2010EisnerAwards Jamie also recorded 12 panels and the Eisner Awards ceremony. Direct link to audio can be found here: http://www.thecomicbooks.com/audio.html#2010SanDiego Of interest to this blog is: http://www.TheComicbooks.com/Audio/10-07-22-SD-SiegelandShuster.mp3 Comic Arts Conference: New Fun About Siegel and Shuster (1:20:09, 73.3mb) Moderated by Comic Book… Read More SDCCI: New Fun About Siegel and Shuster Panel Audio
DC Comics announced this morning that DC exclusive artist David Finch will be doing more than just covers for the company as Finch will be the writer/artist on a new ongoing Batman series that will launch in November 2010 entitled BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT. The month before (October), Finch will provide the artwork for a… Read More David Finch launches Batman: The Dark Knight in November
Tom Spurgeon interviews Ian Boothby.
Newsarama interview. #3 is out next week at a comics retailer near you. Yanick recently returned to work for DC Comics after a few years at Marvel working on various X-Men related comics. This week he was added to the guestlist for Fan Expo Canada, a show he attends nearly every year. In the interview… Read More Interviews -Yanick Paquette on Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #3
Buddy Toad Comics is a hobby store based in Gander, NL. Gander is found in the Northwest portion of Newfoundland, along Highway 1. With a population approaching 10,000, Gander is the 7th largest city in the province. It’s great to see a comic shop in a town that size, and we can thank the entrepreneurial… Read More Comic Retailers – Buddy Toad Comics (Gander, NL)
Newsarama’s Vaneta Rogers talks with Dale Eaglesham about working on the new Steve Rogers Super Soldier title with writer Ed Brubaker for Marvel.
Here’s the link: Webcomics cartoonist Kate Beaton interview
I was recently interviewed by Dave Howard at the Torontoist Blog. We discussed the Gene Day Award, Hall of Fame Inductees, Joe Shuster and creator’s rights, and the French Canadian comics scene. I speak a lot in the end about giving attention to some of the great work coming out of Quebec, but it is… Read More Torontoist Interview