Cecil Castellucci chats about the impact of ‘Female Furies’, the future of ‘Batgirl’ and more

Here’s my chat with Cecil Castellucci. Podcast available on Apple Podcasts.

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Cecil is the award winning and New York Times Bestselling author of books and graphic novels for young adults including Shade The Changing Girl, Boy Proof, The Plain Janes, Soupy Leaves Home, The Year of the Beasts, Tin Star, and Odd Duck. In 2015 she co-authored Star Wars Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure. She just finished writing Female Furies for DC Comics and is now writing Batgirl for DC.

In this interview, which took place in the Silver Lake district of Los Angeles, California, Cecil discusses both books along with her recent appearances at San Diego Comic Con.

You can discover more about Cecil on Twitter at @misscecil and online at cecilcastellucci.com

Here’s some late breaking news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters

CBC Books published an article entitled 15 Canadian comics to watch for this fall. The list includes:
Pumpkinheads by Faith Erin Hicks and Rainbow Rowell – available August 27
Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki and Steve Pugh – available September 3
Agnes, Murderess by Sarah Leavitt – available September 7
Frogcatchers by Jeff Lemire – available September 24
Stunt by Michael DeForge – available September 27
Carpe Fin by Michael Nicholl Yahgulanass – available September 28
Plummet by Sherwin Tjia – available October 1
Dakwakada Warriors by Cole Pauls – available October 1
This is Serious: Canadian Indie Comics – available October 1
The Blue Road by Wayde Compton and April deal Noche Milne – available October 1
The Death of a Master by Patrick Kyle – available October 25
Try Not to Get Too Attached by Robin Richardson – available November 5
Pass Me By by Kyle Simmers and Ryan Danny Owen – available November 6
Bradley of Him by Connor Willumsen – available November 22
Constantly by GG — available January 17, 2020
You can read more at CBC.ca/Books

Halifax Today wrote about the upcoming Dartmouth Comic Arts Festival taking place August 17 to 18 at Alderney Landing in Dartmouth. The eighth annual event will feature Troy Little, Brenda Hickey and many others.
You can read more at HalifaxToday.ca

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Marvel published a sneak preview of the upcoming Alpha Flight: True North. Available September 4, the first issue features the work of Jim Zub, Ed Brisson, Max Dunbar, Djibril Morrissette-Phan and Scott Hepburn. 
You can read more at Marvel.com



The Hollywood Reporter also offered a sneak peak for the upcoming graphic novel from Mariko Tamaki and Steve Pugh. The new title Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass will be in stores August 26. 
You can read more HollywoodReporter.com

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And speaking of Mariko, Newsarama reported that she and Gurihiru are gearing up for Spider-Man and Venom: Double Trouble. The 112-page book is slated for stores on April 7, 2020. 
You can read more at Newsarama.com

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