Welcome to another edition of In Case You Missed It for Sunday, April 15, 2018 — a recap of the news about Canadian comic book creators that you may have missed for the past week.
Comic Book Resources reported on a recent meeting between Todd McFarlane and Stan Lee. Despite the ongoing concerns about Stan’s health and well-being, Todd shared a touching story about his visit. You can read more about the meeting on https://www.cbr.com/mcfarlane-stan-lee-story/
Frederator Studios and Recursion Media announced they are working with award-winning creator Faith Erin Hicks to develop an animated series based on her The Nameless City graphic novels. No date was provided for the series debut but it should be an exciting show. More details are available at https://www.nasdaq.com/press-release/wow-unlimited-medias-frederator-networksgrows-its-roster-of-animation-content-for-all-audiences-20180410-00723
South Africa’s Channel 24 announced that Yanick Paquette and Ken Lashley will be two of the many guests scheduled for the upcoming FanCon in Cape Town on April 28 to 29. More details are available at https://www.channel24.co.za/The-Juice/News/cosplay-artist-riki-lecotey-is-coming-to-fancon-in-cape-town-20180411
Image Comics announced that, due to overwhelming demand, the first issue of ISOLA by Karl Kerschl and Brenden Fletcher has gone back for a second print. According to Image Comics “Fans can’t get enough of the beautiful world of ISOLA” and that’s the truth. More details available at https://imagecomics.com/content/view/fans-cant-get-enough-of-the-beautiful-world-of-isola
The Globe and Mail interviewed Ken Steacy about his comic book artistry with an indepth look at his career. The article, with a really cool picture of his studio, elaborates on how Ken finds himself learning by teaching. You can read more at https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/film/article-comic-book-artist-ken-steacy-finds-himself-learning-by-teaching/
Victoria News reported about Victoria BC entrepreneur, Cameron Hacault, who provides a service that cleans and presses your comic books. When it comes to collecting comics, Cameron has discovered that people can revive their comic collections through his Freshly Pressed Comics cleaning service. You can read more at https://www.vicnews.com/business/no-joking-victoria-entrepreneur-wants-to-clean-and-press-your-comic-books/
Margaret Atwood made the news this week in a video interview with Variety where she express her love of comic books. In the video she discusses her recent graphic novel Angel Catbird. You can view the video on http://variety.com/video/margaret-atwood-angel-catbird-variety-interview/
CBC News interviewed PEI artist Troy Little about his upcoming four-part graphic novel Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons and Dragons. This new graphic novel follows Troy’s recent successful work, the new adaptation of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The Rick and Morty opus, written by Jim Zub, will arrive later this more. More details are available on http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-troy-little-rick-and-morty-1.4614228
Bounding Into Comics interviewed Blake Northcott about her new Aspen Comics project Executive Assistant:Iris. Blake also shared her views on the current state of the comic book industry. You can read more on http://boundingintocomics.com/2018/04/12/interview-going-freelance-blake-northcott/
CG Magazine interviewed Michael Walsh about bringing life to the comic book page. Michael talked about his recent work plus his adaption of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. You can read more at https://www.cgmagonline.com/2018/04/13/life-to-the-page-an-interview-with-michael-walsh/
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