Canadian creator news from NYCC 2017

Even though I didn’t get to go to New York Comic Con this year (2018 is a definite goal for me), I was still able to grab the news about Canadian comic book creators coming from the show.

Here’s a wrap up of the news pertaining to Canadian creators that came out of NYCC 2017.

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DC Publisher Jim Lee, Reginald Hudlin and Denys Cowan of Milestone Media Announce Earth M, Debuting Spring 2018

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The launch book will be titled MILESTONE, and will create the foundation and over-arching storyline for future Earth M titles. The series, from writer Reginald Hudlin and artist Ken Lashley, will focus on Icon and Rocket and will feature other classic Dakota Universe characters from the ‘90s.

JUSTICE LEAGUE is Taking Over DC Comics’ Covers This November

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Yanick Paquette will be provided the art for the variant cover for Action Comics #991 [on sale Nov. 8], which features Wonder Woman.

Jeff Lemire announced as artist for Inferior 5, plus artist/writer for Peacemaker 

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On Twitter, Jeff Lemire was quoted as follows: “I am doing a new INFERIOR 5 series drawn and co-written by Keith Giffen! And I’ll be writing AND drawing back up stories in every issue.”

DC’s Meet the Publishers panel showcases new art from Yanick Paquette
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At this year’s Meet the Publishers panel showcased the newest art from Yanick Paquette from the upcoming original graphic novel, WONDER WOMAN EARTH ONE Vol. 2.

The Weeknd announces new title for Marvel Comics
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On Twitter, The Weeknd announced: “The Weeknd and Marvel presents : STARBOY… comic book coming soon. I’ll be signing autographs in the Marvel Booth @ 2:30

DC previewed Batman: The Devastator 1 with cover art by Jason Fabok
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DC previewed artwork from Batman: The Devastator #1 [Nov. 1] featuring cover artist Jason Fabok
Panels with Canadians at NYCC2017:

Hope Nicholson:
– Advanced Kickstarter Skills
– Geeking Out on Secret Loves: When Personal Tales Fill the Page
-When-Personal-Tales-Fill-the-Page Illustrated Narrative Embraces and Enhances Non-Fiction

Todd McFarlane
Todd McFarlane Talks Movies, Comics and Toys!

Chip Zdarsky
Marvel Legacy: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends

Kate Leth
Crossing the Streams: Mashing Up Genres In Genre Fiction

Jim Zub
Marvel: True Believers

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