‘Godslave’ creator, Meaghan Carter, talked about working with traditional and digital comic book creation methods

Here’s my chat with Meaghan Carter at WhitCAF 2018. Podcast available on Apple Podcasts and player.FM

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Meaghan is is the author of the YA webcomics Take Off, and the ongoing Godslave series. Her work primarily features female leads, character drama and interactions with otherworldly beings. She’s also been a part of the Valor fairytale anthology, The Secret Loves of Geek Girls anthology, and the Toronto Comics Anthology.

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During chat, Meaghan talked about her work on Godslave and future projects for 2019. She chatted about her work on The Pitiful Human-Lizard with Jason Loo. Meaghan expressed her thoughts on other roles in comic book creation including colourists. She also mentioned her creative process that combines both traditional and digital methods.

You can discover more about Meaghan on Twitter at @mega_carter ‏and online at megacarter.com

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

Paste Magazine published their list of the best comics books of 2018. Among those on the list are:
Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles with art by Mike Feehan
Action Comics #1004 with art by Yanick Paquette
Manfried the Man written by Caitlin Major and art by Kelly Bastow
Saga with art by Fiona Staples
You can read more at PasteMagazine.com
https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/12/the-25-best-comic-books-of-2018.html

WhatCulture also published their best of 2018. That list includes:
Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man written by Chip Zdarsky
Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles with art by Mike Feehan
You can read more on WhatCulture.com
http://whatculture.com/comics/10-best-comic-books-of-2018?rf=homepage

Bleeding Cool captured Ed Brisson’s thread on Twitter about how to break into comic books. Among the many pieces of advice, Ed offered: “The reality is that it’s tough to get in and takes a lot of time and sacrifice.”
You can read more on BleedingCool.com
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/12/05/how-to-break-into-comics/

SyFy Wire published an exclusive look the extras from the upcoming Black Hammer Library Edition including character profiles, sketchbooks and more. Author Jeff Lemire talked to SyFy Wire about the project: “The idea of having that whole first year as a story in one book – it’s kind of a dream to have a book like that all your own.”
You can read more on SyFy.com
https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/black-hammer-library-edition-extras-character-profiles-sketchbooks

Gamespot publisher their list of the best superhero comics of 2018. Among the many titles, the list includes The Life of Captain Marvel with art by Marguerite Sauvage.
You can read more on Gamespot.com
https://www.gamespot.com/gallery/the-best-superhero-comics-of-2018/2900-2433/


Women Write About Comics interviewed editor Hope Nicholson about Pros and (Comic) Cons anthology. Hope said: “Since this is such a unique, strange world, I thought that a collection of experiences to showcase it would be really fun to read about.”
You can read more at WomenWriteAboutComics.com
https://womenwriteaboutcomics.com/2018/12/the-pros-and-comic-cons-of-hope-nicholsons-newest-anthology/

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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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