Vanessa Stefaniuk talks about ‘Radio Silence’ at Mississauga Comic Expo

Here’s my chat with Vanessa Stefaniuk at Mississauga Comic Expo 2018. Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts.

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Vanessa is trained in classical animation and has applied her skills to create a webcomic called Radio Silence.

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During our chat, Vanessa talked about Radio Silence and how her Kickstarter project is going. She also talked about her comic book influences. Vanessa talked about the animation program that she attended at Sheridan College and how she applied her skills to make comic books.

You can discover more Vanessa on Twitter at @quietsnooze and online at


Before I go further, here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.

Global News interviewed Jeff Lemire as a result of Legendary Entertainment picking up his Black Hammer series. Jeff was quoted as saying “I love doing this stuff. These are my stories that I’ve created, so it’s very exciting.” You can read more on
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Jeff Lemire was also in the news regarding another of his projects. Deadline reported that Jeff’s Vertigo comic book Sweet Tooth was given a pilot order by Hulu. Robert Downey Jr. is also involved at least from his production team. You can read more on

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Adventures In Poor Taste interviewed Ed Brisson during his release week signing tour for Uncanny X-Men. While in Bellingham, Massachusetts, when asked about the best part of the tour, Ed was quoted saying “It’s really just getting out there and meeting people on the day the book comes out, and I saw the book physically for the first time at our singing, which was kind of cool as well.” You can read more at

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Continuing with Ed Brisson news, he recently tweeted that he’ll be joined by Marcus To for a new series called NEXTGEN. The five issue mini-series is said to follow the adventures of the X-kids in Age of X. Chris Bachalo will provide cover art.

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Angélique Roché interviewed Mariko Tamaki for the Marvel’s Voices podcast. The interview took place at New York Comic-con and covered a variety of topics including learning how to write comics, why Mariko loves the collaborative process of creating comic books and a lot more. You can find out more on

Bedside Press publisher Hope Nicholson announced that she’s started up a new Kickstarter project for Sally The Sleuth. Hope is planning to publish a reprint collection of Sally the Sleuth, one of the first heroines in the comics. The project is set to run until November 30. More information is available on



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