Here’s In Case You Missed It for Sunday May 27, 2018 — a recap of the news about Canadian comic book creators that you may have missed for the past week.
Victoria News reported about an exhibit at the Sidney Museum in British Columbia that showcases the golden age of comics to the present. Peter Hansen, a retired environmental engineer and comic-book collector, is lending some rare Canadian Superhero comic-books from Canada’s little-known Golden Age in the 1940s. The exhibit runs until July 6. https://www.vicnews.com/entertainment/comics-through-the-years-at-sidney-museum/
CBC News reported about Christian LeBlanc an accountant who’s taken on a full time role with comic books including projects with Madman creator Michael Allred that earned a 2015 Eisner Award nomination. According to LeBlanc: “”If I have my dream job in front of me with the opportunity to give it a shot, it doesn’t feel like a choice but an obligation.” http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/christian-leblanc-3d-comic-rendering-job-1.4666783
On May 30, attendees at Guelph Library will be treated to a panel called ‘Meet the Makers’ featuring comic book creators Brian Fray, Chris Sanagan, Jason Lupidus and Scott Chantler. My hope is to attend the panel and report back later in the week. https://fgpl.ca/open-minds-springtime-talks/
Hackney Citizen out of the UK reported on the comic art and illustration East London Comic Arts festival to celebrate the industry’s ‘most exciting talent’ including Patrick Kyle, Michael Deforge and more. https://www.hackneycitizen.co.uk/2018/05/24/elcaf-2018-round-chapel-preview-comic-art-illustration-festival-charlotte-dumortier/
NBC Bay Area news about of San Francisco reported how fans flooded an Oakland comic book store for the exclusive local Black Panther cover illustrated by Jamal Campbell. https://twitter.com/TrueNorthComics
Outside Magazine wrote about Norths by Alison McCreesh noted the focus is on ‘bringing up baby on the road’. https://www.outsideonline.com/2311561/bringing-baby-road.
After the Toronto Comics Arts Festival, I was able to post some interviews this past week including Karl Kerschl, Kelvin Nyeusi Mawazo, Ben Rankel, Julian Peters and Jillian Fleck. They’re all available on the site — TrueNorthCountryComics.com and I welcome your feedback.
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