‘Rose’ creator Meredith Finch brings ‘The Light Princess’ fairy tale to life

Here’s my chat with Meredith Finch. Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and player.fm


Meredith is a comic book writer for some of the comic industry’s most iconic female heroines, including her best-selling run on Wonder Woman as well as Catwoman for DC Comics plus Grimm Fairy Tales: The Little Mermaid for Zenescope.  Meredith is also responsible for creating Rose her fantasy series released through Image Comics that combines her love of mythology with her desire to explore the human condition. 

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During our conversation, Meredith talked about her work on Rose. She also chatted about her new project The Light Princess featuring artists Renae De Liz and Ray Dillon, who also worked on Wonder Woman, to adapt the classic fairy tale into a thrilling fantasy adventure.

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You can find Meredith on Twitter at @finchmeredith1


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

CBC Arts reported on the Canada Comics Open Library. With a 600-title collection the effort is designed to locate a dedicated space to showcase the art form. According to Rotem Diamant, librarian and president of the Canada Comics Open Library: “I really believe comics are a powerful medium for telling stories and understanding other people’s experiences…Such a dynamic medium should be more accessible.” You can read more at CBC.ca/arts.


The Reminder.ca reported on Flin Flon artist Danita Stallard whose new graphic novel FLANN! – The Petrified Forest was just released. The 100-page graphic novel is the first volume in a purely Northern adventure, inspired by the story that gave Flin Flon, Manitoba its memorable name. You can read more at The Reminder.ca



CBC Books published an article about the Canadian kids and young adult books to look for in spring 2019. Among the many books listed are:
A Story About Cancer (With a Happy Ending) – illustrated by Marianne Ferrer
The Girl and the Wolf – illustrated by Julie Flett
Bear for Breakfast – illustrated by Jay Odjick
Comics Will Break Your Heart – written by Faith Erin Hicks
When I Found Grandma – illustrated by Qin Leng
Moon Wishes – by Patricia Storms and Guy Storms, illustrated by Milan Pavlovic
Operatic – illustrated by Byron Eggenschwiler
Those Who Dwell Below – illustrated by Toma Feizo Gas
The Worst Book Ever by Elise Gravel
Lunch Quest by Chris Kuzma
The Owl and the Two Rabbits – illustrated by Marcus Cutler
Boonoonoonous Hair! – illustrated by Laura James
You can read the entire list on CBC.ca/books

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