Here’s my chat with Gisèle Lagacé. Podcast available on Apple Podcasts.
Gisèle is a comic artist and writer. Her recent work includes Ménage à 3 for Pixie Trix/Udon and Exorsisters for Image Comics. Her previous efforts include Archie Meets Ramones, a Betty Boop mini for Dynamite, Jem and the Holograms for IDW, a lot of cover artwork and many webcomics.
During our chat, Gisèle talked about her just completed work on Exorsisters with Ian Boothby and what’s in the future for that title. She also spoke about Sticky Dilly Buns and her other projects.
You can discover more about Gisele on Twitter at @GiseleLagace and online at www.giselelagace.com
Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.
Marvel interviewed Jim Zub about his work on the upcoming Black Panther and the Agents of Wakanda. When asked about the challenges the heroes will face, Jim said: “The Marvel Universe is a wonderfully warped creation, filled with crazy combinations and endless potential. I love playing in this sandbox, taking esoteric pieces from past stories and tilting them in a new direction or attaching new ideas to old engines and watching them roar to life.”
You can read more at Marvel.com
Nerdist published an article entitled ‘5 Reasons To Start Reading Saga Right Now’. Noted as one of the most popular comics of the last decade, the write up cites why readers will definitely want to get into Saga:
– It’s like your favorite fantasy franchises
– No more FOMO
– The story is inclusive and thought-provoking
– Saga has something for everyone
– The creative team is awesome – As the article says: “Saga co-creator Fiona Staples’ artwork is unique, incredible, and meticulous with hand-written narration and covers that look like paintings. Staples and Vaughan make a dynamic duo who put their talent and passion into Saga and it shows.”
You can read more at Nerdist.com
Refinery29 interviewed Faith Erin Hicks about her work with author Rainbow Rowell on Pumpkinheads released on August 27. When asked about coming up with the story for the book, Faith said: “It was a cool story idea. Butt had magical animals in it, and I’m not comfortable with drawing animals. I was happy to put work into learning to draw animals. When she gave me the first draft of Pumpkinheads, I was like, This is perfect. This is exactly what I want to draw. The script felt like it had been made for me, [because[ she’d written it with me in mind as an artist. It’s wonderful.”
You can read more at Refinery29.com
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