Here’s my chat with Emmanuelle Chateauneuf at Mississauga Comic Expo 2018. Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts.
Emmanuelle is a writer and artist from Ontario whose work includes The Feathertale Review, Captain Canuck and her online comic strip series ‘The Daily Comics’. Her most recent project is the graphic novel Queen Street published by Chapterhouse Comics.
During our chat, Emmanuelle chatted about the origin of the story that she calls a ‘slice of life’, the reaction from readers, what she’s learned from the experience. Emmanuelle talked about her artistic influences. She also hinted about what’s in store for her second book. Emmanuelle offers some heartfelt advice about being the hero of your own story.
You can discover more about Emmanuelle on Instagram at @TheBatmanni and online at thebatmanni.com
Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.
Brit + Co featured comic book creator Megan Kearney among other creative women as part of a series entitled ‘A Woman’s Place.’ Megan was quoted as saying “There are so many creators with so many stories they want to tell. We’re finally getting a platform for them”. You can read more on the Brit.co website
Dark Horse Comics announced a new anthology entitled ‘Pros and (Comic) Cons’ edited by Hope Nicholson. The book will explore the zany world of comic conventions with true-to-life stories from Jenn St-Onge and many others. The trade paperback is slated to go on sale May 29, 2019. You can read more on DarkHorse.com
Over the weekend, Studiocomix Press celebrated their first anniversary party in Kitchener, Ontario. Proprietor and publisher, Alfonso Espinos hosted the event for the print shop and comic book shop with celebrity actors, cosplay contest, and also included comic book artist Greg Hyland who signed his new book Monster Atlas. You can see more on StudioComixStore.com
And for added measure here’s what’s on the calendar of events for this coming weekend for Canadian comic book creators and supporters:
Trenton Comic Con takes place on November 10 in Trenton, Ontario
Napanee Comic Con takes place on November 11 in Napanee, Ontario
For details about both events, please visit popculturecanada.ca
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