Brenna Baines showcased ‘Eos’ and more at MCX 2018

Here’s my chat with Brenna Baines at Mississauga Comic Expo 2018. Podcast available on Apple Podcasts and player.FM

Brenna Baines

Brenna is a 2D animator and comic illustrator and colourist based in Toronto. Brenna won the Silver Screen Award in Animation at the 2017 Nevada Film Festival for her 2017 animated short Umbra

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During chat, Brenna talked about her current webcomic Eos and her effort on Toronto Comics Anthology. She also offered insight into her creative process and her future plans.

You can discover more about Brenna on Twitter at @pangolinart and online at


Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.

Panel One ‘s Workshop is hosting Perspectives On The Underground: Shifting Perspectives of Comics Post Grad on November 29 at Pages Books on Kensington in Calgary, Alberta. The event will feature conversations about contemporary art and underground comics with Jillian Fleck and Jacqueline Leigh Huskisson. For more information please visit


NPR’s Book Concierge published their list of ‘2018’s Great Reads’. The Comics & Graphic Novels category included:

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles – art by Mike Feehan
Shade The Changing Girl – written by Cecil Castellucci and art by Marguerite Sauvage
Bingo Love – illustrated by Jenn St-Onge and Joy San

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Polygon published their list of the most influential webcomics of all time. Among the list are:

A Softer World by Joey Comeau and Emily Horne
Hark, a Vagrant by Kate Beaton

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Jim Zub is going to be a guest of ONI Press at PAX Unplugged from November 30 to December 2 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jim will be signing copies of Rick and Morty VS. Dungeons & Dragons. More information is available at

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Svetlana Chmakova will be at Barnes and Noble in Santa Rosa on December 1st to sign her latest book Crush. More information is available at


The Comic Hunter announced the official grand opening in Fredericton, New Brunswick on Saturday, December 15. The all-day party with feature comic creators, and photos by donation with special guests the 501st Legion. More information is available at

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And here’s what’s on the calendar for this week:

Agnes Garbowska will be at Tokyo Comic Con in Tokyo, Japan – Nov 30-Dec 1

The Victoria Comic Book expo takes place December 2 at the Victoria Comfort Inn & Conference Centre. More details at


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