Canadian comics power couple Kathryn and Stuart Immonen were recently interviewed by the Torontoist’s Dave Howard. Kathryn is a nominee this year in the Outstanding Writer category, and Stuart is a nominee in the Outstanding Artist category.
I’ve been a regular fan of the Marvel Masterworks Resource Page — it’s a great site for information on upcoming collected editions. It was a pleasant surprise to see they posted an new interview with JEFF LEMIRE to celebrate the trade paperback releases of SWEET TOOTH VOL.1 and THE NOBODY.
As we are nearing the projected publication date for the final volume of the Scott Pilgrim series and the highly-anticipated movie based on the books, as well as a video game — Comic Book Resources checked in with Bryan Lee O’Malley about all things Scott Pilgrim.
Jeffery Klaehn had a chance to ask John Byrne about his early work, specifically Charlton’s Doomsday+1, later reprinted by Fantagraphics as the Doomsday Squad.
The insatiable Mark Medley does even more interviews with attendees: Stuart and Kathryn Immonen, Miriam Libicki, Jim Rugg, Troy Little, Willow Dawson, Zack Giallongo, Spike, Evan Munday, Jason Turner, Rob Jackson, Aaron Costain, Lizz Lunney, Jason Loo, Noel Tuazon, Jordan Bursach, Jamie Q, Tugboat Press and Le Studio coopératif Premières Lignes.
Store Questionnaire Owner’s Name: Gabe Winder Manager’s Name: Ben Jacques Number of Employees: 2 Years in Business: 15 Physical Address and Phone Number: 3972 Main Street, 604-875-9858 Website: http://www.luckys.ca Email: firstname.lastname@example.org How did you choose your store name? A bunch of different factors went into the decision. From the start I knew there would be… Read More Comic Retailers – Lucky’s Comics (Vancouver, BC)
The Comic Book Shoppe Owner’s Name: Stevens Ethier Manager’s Name: Michael Armstrong Number of Employees: Eight at main store / Four in anime store (our anime products are in a secondary location situated 2 doors down from the main store — they share point of sale and employees — basically we expanded, but were unable… Read More Comic Retailers – The Comic Book Shoppe (Nepean, ON)
Store Questionnaire Owner’s Name: Nicholas Chan and Adam Pottier Manager’s Name: Nicholas Chan and Adam Pottier Number of Employees: 2: Kevin Merritt and Jake Collins Years in Business: 2 Physical Address and Phone Number: 348 Princess St, Kingston Ontario, K7L 1B4: 613 542 1200 Website: Www.4c8b.com Email: email@example.com How did you choose your store name?… Read More Comic Retailers – 4-Colour, 8-Bit: Comics and Games (Kingston, ON)
Store Questionnaire ComicReaders (Regina) Owner’s Name: Dana Tillusz (Greg Roch partner in Downtown Regina location) Manager’s Name: Dana Tillusz & Shane Hnetka (south location); Greg Roch (Downtown location). Number of Employees: Six employees between both stores. Years in Business: Sixteen years at our main location. First day of business was April 1, 1994. We started… Read More Comic Retailers – Comic Readers (Regina, SK)
Golden Age Collectables is a long time retail store in Vancouver, BC, and winner of the 2000 Will Eisner Spirit of Retailing award. Owner’s Name: Patrick T. Shaughnessy Manager’s Names: Mike Rea (Gaming); Misty Saubey (Manga); Nicholas Pollett (Toys); Hank Pattison (Graphic Novels) Number of Employees: 8 Years in Business: 36 years, since 1974 Physical… Read More Comic Retailers – Golden Age Collectables (Vancouver, BC)
Please note: Unfortunately we don’t have any pictures to run with the interview. Both Robert and Kevin had a chance to visit CBA earlier this month though, on different occasions. Owner’s Names – Steve Quinnell and Nick Catros Manager’s Name – Phil Scott Number of Employees – 3 Years on Business – 20 (as a… Read More Comic Retailers – Comic Book Addiction (Whitby, ON)
Owner’s Name: Theo Kivol Manager’s Name: Theo Kivol Number of Employees: 2 Years in Business: 1 Physical Address: 139 2nd Ave North, Saskatoon, SK Telephone Number: 306-649-0370 Website: http://www.unrealcity.ca Email: firstname.lastname@example.org How did you choose your store name? Unreal City is taken from the T.S. Elliot poem The Waste Land. We thought it was a… Read More Comic Retailers – Unreal City (Saskatoon, SK)
Editor’s note: The Joe Shuster Awards are a supporter of brick and mortar retail comic outlets, creating the Harry Kremer Award to recognize the efforts of excellent comic retailers across the country. Our goal is to help customers find a local comic retailing business to support. Owner’s Names: Ryan Sohmer, Randy Waxman, Jeff Moss Manager’s… Read More Comic Retailers – The 4th Wall (Pointe-Claire, PQ)
Wondercon 2010 spotlight on David Finch http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=25614 Leonard Kirk will be talking over as artist on Marvel’s New Mutants title http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=25587 Finally, the first 10 of the Visions of an Icon: Wolverine art auctions are up on eBay – contributions by Jeff Lemire, Terry Pallot, Noel Tuazon, Nick Postic, Raffielle Ienco, Kelly Tindall, Steve Rolston,… Read More Finch at Wondercon, Kirk on New Mutants, Visions of an Icon auctions are up!
On Saturday, at San Francisco’s WonderCon, moderator Scott Dunbier and Darwyn Cooke sat down and took questions from the crowd. Graeme McMillan from Comic Book Resources was there and filed this report.
Chris Mautner at Comic Book Resources talked to cartoonist Graham Annable about the upcoming release of “The Book of Grickle” from Dark Horse Comics. Q. What’s the significance of “Grickle” anyway? Does it mean anything in particular? A. Grickle is a nickname, amongst a billion nicknames, that my father used for me as a kid.… Read More Interview with Graham Annable – what is a Grickle?
Jeffery Klaehn has posted an excellent interview with the great Paul Rivoche over on his Pop web-blog.
Comic Book Resources caught up with Kathryn Immonen to ask her some question on the upcoming Marvel mini-series event: “Heralds”.
Comeau and Horne create “A Softer World” One of the most curious and most original webcomics around is “A Softer World.” The comics are funny and strange, dark and touching, featuring zombies and cute babies and death and obscenities. The format of the comic has remained essentially the same for more than five hundred strips;… Read More CBR interviews the creators of “A Softer World”
Dave Howard continues his excellent interview series, this time with Condundrum Press publisher Andy Brown. If you haven’t looked at Conundrum Press’ recent and upcoming offerings, you really are missing out on some interesting and exciting graphic novels. Conundrum Press was nominated last year for the Publisher Award and will most likely be back again… Read More Torontoist interviews Andy Brown of Conundrum Press