Here’s my with Rin Cogill at WhitCAF 2018. Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and player.FM
Rin, also known as FireRinArt, is a student at Sheridan College. Hobbies include drawing, writing, and voice acting in small projects and Rin enjoys exploring history, cultures and all different forms of storytelling.
During chat, Rin talked the course work at Sheridan College and what’s involved in the class instruction.
You can discover more about Rin on Twitter at @FireRinArt and on LinkTree at https://linktr.ee/firerinart
Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.
SyFy Wire published an exclusive sneak peek at Rick and Morty Presents – quarterly one-shots starting in 2019. Writer Ryan Ferrier will team up with artist CJ Cannon for Rick and Morty Presents: Jerry #1. Ryan was quoted as saying: “Everyone’s got a little Jerry in them, but we explore something truly horrible within Jerry.” You can read more on SyFy.com
Jeff Lemire announced on Twitter that he’s joining with artist Gabriel Walta to create Sentient for publisher TKO Studios. The six issues series has the following summary “when the adults aboard a colony ship are killed, it is up to VALERIE, the on-board AI, to help the ship’s children survive.” You can read more at TKOPresents.com
Newsarama published an interview with the Archie creative team, artist Marguerite Sauvage and writer Nick Spencer about their current run. Marguerite was quoted as saying: “I grew up with different references and discovered Archie’s world when I started working in comics a few years ago. I was immediately seduced by the teen and YA spirit of the franchise mixed with the retro feeling.” You can read more at Newsarama.com
Multiversity Comics published their list of breakout artists of 2018. In second place, and in a three-way tie with Jen Bartel and Brenna Thummler, is Gisèle Lagacé. Here’s a line from the article: “Gisèle Lagacé shows her expertise honed through other projects, bringing it to the fore in Exorsisters to complement Ian Boothby’s writing.” You can read more at MultiversityComics.com
And for the calendar this week
Oshawa ComiCon takes place on December 15 at the Legends Centre in Oshawa, Ontario with special guest creator Stephany Lein – More details at PopCultureCanada.ca
This weekend marks the grand opening of The Comic Hunter in Fredericton, New Brunswick. On December 15, festivities will include comic artists, a charity photo booth, interactive activities, cosplay and tree decorating. Discover more at https://www.facebook.com/thecomichunterfton/
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