Comic-Con @Home day five featuring Canadian comic book creators

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For the fifth and final day of coverage for Comic-Con @Home, here’s an excerpt of the various panels that featured Canadian creators discussing a wide variety of subjects.

The first panel entitled  ‘ComiXology Originals: Creator-owned Comics and Beyond’ featured Jason Loo, Chip Zdarsky and Johnnie Christmas who provided behind-the-scenes stories about the process of bringing comics from concept to the page and what it’s like pushing the envelope with digital comics, and beyond.

You can view the entire panel on the Comic-Con International YouTube Channel

You can discover more about Jason on Twitter at @Rebel_Loo

You can discover more about Chip on Twitter at @zdarsky and online at zdars.co

You can discover more about Johnnie on Twitter at @j_xmas

The second panel, entitled ‘Creating the memorable characters of Image Comics’, featured creators  Jeff Lemire for Gideon Falls,  Johnnie Christmas for Tartarus and Darcy Van Poelgeest for Little Bird as they discussed what inspired them to create some of the most beloved characters in comics.

You can view the entire panel on the Comic-Con International YouTube Channel

You can discover more about Jeff on Twitter at @JeffLemire and online at https://tinyletter.com/JeffLemire

As mentioned previously, you can discover more about Johnnie on Twitter at @j_xmas

You can discover more about Darcy on Twitter at @DVPdirect and online at darcyvanpoelgeest.com

 

The third panel, ‘Comics about Motherhood and Reproductive Choice’, featured Teresa Wong for Dear Scarlet who reflected on reproductive choice, women’s autonomy, and the challenges of parenthood and families at the heart of memoirs.

You can discover more about Teresa on Twitter at @byteresawong and online at https://www.byteresawong.com/about-my-book

You can view the entire panel on the Comic-Con International YouTube Channel

 

The fourth panel, LGBTQ Comics and Popular Media for Young People,  featured Mariko Tamaki among others who explored how animation and comics are universal mediums that have recently made huge leaps in presenting LGBTQ-inclusive stories and characters for young audiences.

You can discover more about Mariko on Twitter at  @marikotamaki

The fifth and final panel for Comic-Con @Home report is entitled ‘Inspired By Real Life: The True Stories Behind The Graphic Novels’ that featured author/illustrator and Eisner nominee Scott Chantler of Bix who discussed the true life inspiration in his graphic novels.

You can experience the entire panel online at the Comic-Con International YouTube channel.

 

 

You can discover more about Scott on Twitter at @scottchantler and online at scottchantler.com

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