Throughout the month of March, True North North Country Comics features female comic book creators and supporters to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Today’s focus is on Amanda Rose.
Amanda resides in Southern Ontario and is a poet and author writing on a wide variety of topics, and in various styles. Her first publication, Manifesting on Purpose ties back to her roots in new age studies with the Law of Attraction. Her second publication, Fire Fury Freedom, explores a Dystopian world in an action-adventure fantasy.
During our, Amanda talked about her series and upcoming plans for the future including the potential for a graphic novel. She discussed her influences including the Final Fantasy video game series. Amanda also spoke about what International Women’s Day means to her.
You can discover more about Amanda on Instagram at @amandaroseauthor and online at www.amandarosefitness.com
Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.
CBC Parents published an article about 10 funny, surprising and poignant comics about being a parent. The article highlights personal autobiographical stories and sweeping epics that all focus on parenting including Guy Delisle’s Parenting series, Alison McCreesh’s Norths, Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan’s Saga, Teresa Wong’s Dear Scarlet, and more. You can read more at CBC.ca/Parents
Conundrum Press announced a book launch party on May 1 for Chicken Rising by D. Boyd. The event is to be held at Monastiraki – Le Petit Monastère in Montreal from 7 to 9 pm. You can read more about Chicken Rising on ConundrumPress.com
SyFy Wire published their video stream coverage from the recent Emerald City Comic Con. On Thursday’s stream, Hope Nicholson, Megan Kearney, Jen Vaughan, Amanda Deibert, and Karama Horne talked about their love of comic books and more.
You can see their interview on the SyFy Wire YouTube at
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, and 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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