Here’s my chat with Claudio Ghirardo at Word on the Street Toronto. Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts.
Claudio is a contemporary figurative painter and illustrator with a variety of independent works in his portfolio.
During our chat, Claudio spoke about the consideration of comic books as literature. He spoke about his most recent work And They Call Us Monsters along with Harvey Award nominee Hard Rock Edition. He also spoke about his future works and plans.
You can discover more about Claudio on Twitter at @ CGhirardo and online at claudioghirardo.com
Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters including the latest news that came from New York Comic Con 2019.
SyFy Wire wrote that Archie Comics announced new books in celebration of 80th anniversary of the title. Archie and Katy Keene is a new series starting in January that will be written by Mariko Tamaki and Kevin Panetta with art by Laura Braga. Additionally, The Riverdale Diaries: Hello, Betty!, available next summer, will feature art by J. Bone and words by Sarah Kuhn.
You can read more at SyFy.com
Newsarama reported on the winners of the Harvey Awards presented at this year’s New York Comic Con. For Best Children’s or Young Adult Book the winner was Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell.
You can read more at Newsarama.com
Comics Beat reported that Stuart Immonen will join Joe Hill for Plunge. As part of Hill House Comics, a new horror imprint at DC Comics, the series will hit store shelves in February 2020.
You can read more at ComicsBeat.com
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