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Winners of the 2014 Bedeis Causa

Winners of the 2014 Bedeis Causa

by BK Munn

The winners for this Quebec-based French-language comics prize were announced at a ceremony at the Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec in Quebec City Friday night. Sequential congratulates the winners and all the nominees:

Prix de la Ville de Québec
best French-language book from Quebec

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Zviane, Les Deuxièmes (Éditions Pow Pow)

Prix Réal-Filion
first professional work

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Festival of Quebec Comics This Weekend: Bedeis Causa Awards Friday

Festival of Quebec Comics This Weekend: Bedeis Causa Awards Friday

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Le Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec (FBDFQ) takes place this weekend, April 9 to 14 in Quebec City. The listof exhibitors and cartoonist guests is quite long, with a number of local and international stars being something of a highlight. Sequential favourites like Isabelle Arsenault, Jimmy Beaulieu, Pascal Girard, Iris, Michel Rabagliati, and David Turgeon will be joined…

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4C: the 2nd annual Camosun College Comics Conference

4C: the 2nd annual Camosun College Comics Conference

Camosun hosts second annual Comics Conference Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Lansdowne campus

“4C” the second annual Camosun College Comics ConferenceCamosun College in Victoria, British Columbia is a practical skills trade and community oriented Collage with strong ties to First Nations. Hosting about 18,500 students each year they offer a one year certificate program in Comics & Graphic Novels was created for students who have a desire to learn the language of visual storytelling headed up by Ken Steacy, Eisner Inkpot & Shuster Awards…

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The Best Canadian Comics of 2013? 2014 Doug Wright Award Nominees Announced

The Best Canadian Comics of 2013? 2014 Doug Wright Award Nominees Announced

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Members of historic “Canadian Whites” to be inducted into Hall of Fame during 10th annual ceremony

by BK Munn

The Wright Awards have announced their nominees for 2014. The Awards event takes place during TCAF.

The nominees for the 2014 Doug Wright Award for Best Book are:

• Palookaville #21 by Seth (Drawn and Quarterly)
• Paul Joins the Scouts by Michel Rabagliati (Conundrum Press)
• Science…

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NICK BERTOZZI is coming to TCAF!

"Nick Bertozzi is the Harvey Award and Ignatz Award-winning author of LEWIS & CLARK (First Second) and THE SALON (St Martin’s Press), a graphic novel about Picasso and magical absinthe, and the upcoming SHACKLETON (First Second)…" - Full Bio at TCAF site

Artist’s Website: nickbertozzi.com

TCAF is The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, taking place May 9-11, 2014, in Toronto, Canada. More at http://torontocomics.com/

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SOPHIA FOSTER-DIMINO is coming to TCAF!

"Sophia Foster-Dimino is an illustrator and cartoonist living in San Francisco, CA. She has exhibited at numerous zine fests and conventions along with members of the art group Collective Stench…" - Full Bio at TCAF site

Artist’s Website: www.hellophia.com

TCAF is The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, taking place May 9-11, 2014, in Toronto, Canada. More at http://torontocomics.com/

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DEANNA ECHANIQUE is coming to TCAF!

"Deanna Echanique is an award-winning American comic artist. She’s been posting comics online since 2002, but delved fully into webcomics with La Macchina Bellica, a wartime romance/drama (2008-present)…" - Full Bio at TCAF site

Artist’s Website: www.dechanique.com

TCAF is The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, taking place May 9-11, 2014, in Toronto, Canada. More at http://torontocomics.com/

New Books: Jan’s Atomic Heart and Other Stories by Simon Roy

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New Books: Jan’s Atomic Heart and Other Stories by Simon Roy

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Simon Roy’s debut graphic novel finds a new home at Image Comics, packaged with some newer material.

Price: $14.99
Diamond ID: JAN140546

Publisher’s blurb:
“From the mind of Simon Roy, co-writer and artist of the Eisner Award-nominated series PROPHET, comes a collection of tales that span time, space, and species.”

Interview with Roy at Multiveristy Comics.

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