Throughout the month of March, True North North Country Comics features female comic book creators and supporters to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Today the focus is on Becka Kinzie.
Becka is a freelance artist, colour flatter and colourist from Southwest Ontario. She also creates her own horror/darkly inclined comics and art, the most current is entitled Gehenna: Death Valley.
Fresh back from exhibiting her works at a major Toronto comic show, Becka talked about the plans for Gehenna: Death Valley and the upcoming SCIENCE! graphic novel. She also spoke about what International Women’s Day means to her and how her Great Grandmother influences her even today.
Becka has been featured on this site previously:
You can discover more about Becka on Twitter at @the_becka and online at thebecka.com
Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.
CBR.com reported that Mariko Tamaki will co-write Riverdale’s secret romance starting with Archie #706. Mariko was quoted as saying: “I loved the idea of writing this romance with Archie. This book channels all my rom-com geekery. What better place for summer romance than Riverdale?”
You can read more at CBR.com
On the calendar this week is the Lexington Comic & Toy Convention in Lexington, Kentucky featuring David Finch. You can reach more at www.lexingtoncomiccon.com
Also On the calendar this week is C2E2 taking place March 22 to 24 at the McCormick Place in Chicago. The lineup includes Agnes Garbowska, Alex Milne, Anthony Falcone, Cecil Castellucci, Collette Turner, Cory Doctorow, Jason Fabok, Ken Lashley, Ramón Pérez, Ray Fawkes, Richard Pace. And because I’ve received my press badge for the event, I’ll bring you all the news and interviews from the event. There’s more about C2E2 online at www.c2e2.com
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