Gisèle is a comic artist and writer. Her currently work includes Ménage à 3 for Pixie Trix/Udon and Exorsisters for Image Comics. Her previous efforts include Archie Meets Ramones, a Betty Boop mini for Dynamite, Jem and the Holograms for IDW, a lot of cover artwork and many webcomics.
During chat, Gisèle talked about the creative process with Ian Boothby when creating Exorsisters and the future plans for the series. She commented on the coincidence of the timing of Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina with the Exorsisters series. Gisèle also explained what’s happening with Ménage à 3 and her plans for future volumes. She talked about her comic book influences including Archie, Sabrina, anime and more including the Candy, Candy TV series from Quebec. Gisèle discussed her creative process including the Clip Studio application and her move away from Wacom tablets.
You can discover more about Gisele on Twitter at @ GiseleLagace and online at www.giselelagace.com
Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.
Marvel published an interview with Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto about their plans for next year’s Daredevil. According to Chip: “This series is going to be about big questions and finding answers in strange places.” You can read more at Marvel.com
Ty Templeton announced that his Comic Book Bootcamp will be held again from January to February next year. Classes start January 8 and continue until February 21 where you can learn how to make comics from a working comics creator. You’ve heard many creators on this podcast refer to Ty’s classes as truly helpful in their careers. You can discover more at comicbookbootcamp.com
Bedside Press put the spotlight this week on S.M. Beiko. She’s frequent contributor to Bedside Press as an editor, writer, and designer. This week she shares the inner workings of typesetting in the publishing industry. You can read more at BedsidePress.com
The Library Journal published their list of best books of 2018. Notable books include Woman World by Aminder Dhaliwal and Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles with art by Mike Feehan. You can find the entire list on LibraryJournal.com
The nominations for the Canadian Independent Comic Book Wiki Awards were announced and I was surprised to see this podcast listed among the nominees such as An Elegant Weapon, Cloudscape Comics’s Trade Waiters, The Hey Kids Comics Radio Show, Radio Free Krypton, and Speech Bubble, I really do mean it when I say, it truly is an honour just to be nominated. The other nominees are wonderful podcasts. It’s great company to be in. You can find out more on CanadianComicBooks.Wikia.Com
And for the calendar this week:
Fan Day takes place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto on December 8
Aminder Dhaliwal and Hartley Lin will be at Comic Arts LA on December 8 and 9 in Los Angeles. More info is available at ComicsArtsLA.com
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