Jack is the writer of the Eisner-nominated fantasy adventure series Growing Up Enchanted. We’ve seen Jack’s work in Scooby-Doo and Legion of Superheroes in the 31st Century, The Adventures of Digger & Friends, and Sesame Street Comics for Sesame Street Workshop.
You can find out more about Jack on Twitter at @jackbriglio and online at JackBriglio.com
Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.
Entertainment Weekly interviewed Faith Erin Hicks about her new comic Avatar The Last Airbender: Imbalance, Part One for Nickelodeon. Faith was quoted as saying: “I write and draw comics for younger readers, and Avatar is really the gold standard for storytelling for a young audience… The world is complex, the characters are complex, and it never talks down to its readers.”
You can read more at EW.com
Adventures in Poor Taste wrote about the highly anticipated Detective Comics #1000. Among the many details listed, they wrote that Michael Cho will be drawing one of the variant covers for the 96 page extravaganza expected on March 27. You can read more at AdventuresInPoorTaste.com
Erik Missio of the CBC Parents site wrote an article with five suggestions for parents about reading comic books to their kids. He wrote: “If you’re new to comics and want to try some with your little ones or pick up some titles for them to read on their own, here are a few things to keep in mind.” You can read more at CBC.ca/Parents
Vulture published an article about the 10 best superhero stories of 2018 that included tv shows, video games, movies and of course, comic books. Coming in at number three is Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #310 by Chip Zdarsky about which Abraham Riesman wrote: “…it showcases what makes Zdarsky such a vital comics creator, with some all-time great Spider-Man quips interspersed with devastating and carefully observed emotional wallops….a tour de force.” You can read more at Vulture.com
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