Megan Kearney chats about Comic Book Embassy and more at WhitCAF 2018

Here’s my chat with Megan Kearney at WhitCAF 2018. Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and player.FM

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Megan is a sequential artist and writer. In addition to her award-winning adaptation of Beauty and The Beast, Megan is a regular contributor to the Disney Princess series and manages Toronto-based Comic Book Embassy, an energetic co-work studio that is home to some of the city’s top indie talent. Her most recent work is entitled Hit Reblog: Comics That Caught Fire with Hope Nicholson.

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During chat, Megan talked about her efforts on Hit Reblog. She also explained what Comic Embassy is all about and she lamented about the trials and tribulations about working digitally.

You can discover more about Megan on Twitter at @spookymeggie ‏and online at thequietly.com

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

Quill and Quire published their list of the Books of the Year. They Say Blue by Jillian Tamaki was chosen in the Kidlit Picture Book Category while Sparks! by Ian Boothby and Nina Matsumoto was chosen for Graphic Novel. You can read more at QuillAndQuire.com
https://quillandquire.com/omni/books-of-the-year-2018-kidlit-aficionados-pick-their-top-titles/

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And speaking of Jillian Tamaki, she recently posted a photo of herself along with the Governor-General Julie Payette on Twitter saying “The Governor General’s Awards were v magical. Feeling grateful to live in a place that funds the arts. They don’t make you say that – I really mean it. The communities I’m a part of couldn’t exist without it.” You can read more at Twitter.com/dirtbagg
https://twitter.com/dirtbagg/status/1070055668932100096/photo/1
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Barnes and Noble published their list of the best graphic novels for December 2018. On the list is Wayward, Vol. 6: Bound to Fate by Jim Zub. You can read more at BarnesAndNoble.com
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/sci-fi-fantasy/the-best-comics-graphic-novels-of-december-2018/

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On her blog Book Time, Lisa Day published an interview with Tory Woollcott about her most recent book Science Comics: The Brain. Tory was quoted as saying “The goal is to make young readers feel more comfortable and confident with the material, so if they’re more interested, they can go forward and learn more about neuroscience.” You can read more at BookTime584.Wordpress.com
https://booktime584.wordpress.com/2018/11/18/torywoollcott/

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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 ComicArtsLA.com

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