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Jamie Coville’s San Diego 2014 report!

Jamie Coville’s San Diego 2014 report!

Audio from 19 Panels & the Eisner Awards. 56 Pictures from the Convention and 75 from the Eisners!

Jamie Coville in case you don’t know, is one of Canada’s more dedicated comics documentarian. He makes it to most major events and posts impressive amounts of media from them. You can find all his work here on thecomicbooks.com. We’re pleased that he regularly sends sequential updates, the latest…

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Johnny Canuck Kickstarter Kicks Off

Johnny Canuck Kickstarter Kicks Off

Punch Hitler in the Face One More Time

by BK Munn

Sequential contributor Rachel Richey has launched a crowdfunding appeal for the collected Johnny Canuck comics, Leo Bachle’s 1940s legendary superhero creation. Outside of a few pages reprinted in the Great Canadian Comic Books anthology in the 1970s, these stories have been out of print since World War Two, when they were at the frontline of the…

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ComiXology announces DRM free downloads

ComiXology announces DRM free downloads

To many the future for traditional print media will be in Digital. To some the obstacles have always been the lack of material ownership, and even for younger digital natives, born in the post net world, restrictions on owning and doing what you wanted with a purchased file have often chafed. Back in March 2013, robot6 contributor Corey Blake posted a callfor Digital comics giant ComiXology to…

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Eisner Winners 2014 - including Canucks Staples Zdarsky Hicks & Cooke.

Eisner Winners 2014 – including Canucks Staples Zdarsky Hicks & Cooke.

eisners_logo_greyThe 2014 Eisner Awards were held in San Diego this weekend, with some notable Canadian names in the winning circles!

I’ve marked the Canucks in bold here, they are: Best Continuing Series: Saga, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Image). Best New Series: Sex Criminals, by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky (Image). Best Publication for Kids (ages 8-12): The Adventures of Superhero Girl, by Faith…

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THE C-LIST: MEET OTTAWA COMICS CREATORS, EMILY CARROLL INTERVIEWED

THE C-LIST: MEET OTTAWA COMICS CREATORS, EMILY CARROLL INTERVIEWED

By Will Wellington

Post images from Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods, via Comics&Cola, and Sherwin Tjia’s You Are a Cat in the Zombie Apocalypse, via Conundrum Press.

Item! This Saturday, Mirror Comics presents Your Friendly Neighbourhood Comics Creators at The Comic Book Shoppe‘s 228 Bank Street location in Ottawa. The event promises the chance to meet, greet, mingle, and beg autographs from…

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THE C-LIST: PLEASE, SIR, I WANT SECONDS!!!

THE C-LIST: PLEASE, SIR, I WANT SECONDS!!!

By Will Wellington

Item! Seconds, Bryan Lee O’Malley’s new standalone graphic novel, hit shelves on Tuesday. The hotly anticipated volume is O’Malley’s first since his best-selling, Toronto-centric Scott Pilgrim series concluded in 2010, although Edgar Wright’s terrific movie and Oni Press’s full-colour, hardback deluxe editions of SP kept O’Malley fans satisfiedin the interim. Published by…

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