This Week in Canadian Comic Book Creator News for Saturday, January 28, 2023

Here’s this week in Canadian comic book creator news for Saturday, January 28, 2023. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.

CBC Books published “Mattea Roach champions Ducks by Kate Beaton on Canada Reads 2023″

Comic Watch published “An All-Star Creative Team Brings “Swords & Sandals” to Image’s Shadowline Imprint!” featuring Fred Kennedy, Adam Gorham, Cary Nord, and Andrew Thomas.


Newsarama published “DC signals new Aquaman series is coming with surprising protagonists” featuring Francis Manapul.

NPR published “Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Graphic Novelist Kate Beaton”

Quill & Quire published “Canada Reads announces 2023 books and panel” featuring Kate Beaton.

The Futon Critic published “Apple TV+ Expands Award-Winning Kids & Family Slate with New Animated Series “Eva the Owlet” And “Frog and Toad,” Alongside Live Action/CGI Blended Series “Jane” featuring Kate Beaton. published “The Horror Writers Association Releases the 2022 Bram Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot” featuring Derrick Chow, Jeff Lemire, and Tate Brombal. published “The Last of Us: American Dreams is the Perfect Prequel to the HBO Series” featuring Faith Erin Hicks.

Newsarama published “Dawn of DC’s Green Lantern: Hal Jordan series might not launch in May” featuring Mariko Tamaki.

Rise: A Feminist Book Project published their booklist including Swim Team by Johnnie Christmas.

Screen Rant published “New Critical Role: The Mighty Nein Collection Coming From Dark Horse” featuring Sam Maggs and Cecil Castellucci.

The Independent published “Mike Feehan gets beamed up”

Anishinabek News published “Book review: Borders” featuring Natasha Donovan.

Borneo Bulletin published “Power in illustration” featuring Kate Beaton.

Burnaby Now published “Teens can attend free creative programs on their days off at Burnaby Public Library” featuring Kathleen Gros and Janice Liu. published “REPORT: Prime Video to Adapt Sex Criminals and Bitch Planet” featuring Chip Zdarsky, Becka Kinzie and Valentine De Landro.

The WorkPrint published “New Jed Mackay and C.F. Villa Reboot The AvengersWith New Run on The Series”

AIPT Comics published “EXCLUSIVE Preview: Murderworld: Wolverine #1” featuring Jim Zub and Ray Fawkes.

Asume Tech published “DC’s Shocking Transformation of Lois Lane: Parasite Zombie Unleashed!” featuring Jamal Campbell.

Bleeding Cool published “Money Shot comes again in Vault Comics April 2023 solicits” featuring Gisèle Lagacé.

Bleeding Cool published “Matt Kindt & Tyler Jenkins’ Hairball in Dark Horse April 2023 Solicits” featuring Hilary Jenkins. published “Todd McFarlane Has the Top 3 Most Submitted CGC Comic Books of All Time”

Gizmodo published “Marvel’s New Core Avenges Team Will Prove Its Might Starting in May” featuring Jed MacKay.

Monkeys Fighting Robots published “Kevin Smith’s QUICK STOPS #4 – Read The First 5 Pages!” featuring Andrew Thomas.

Publisher’s Weekly published “Committing to a Long Journey: Indigenous Voices in Publishing” featuring David A. Robertson.

Yahoo! News published “Meet the Myopic Visionaries Who Failed to Make the Future” featuring Ryan North.

On social media this week, we’ve seen  many posts from the contingent of Canadian comic book creators attending the International Comic Book Festival in Angoulême, France. I hope to have a report on the site soon from someone who was there.

The site this week featured an interview with Randy Stone about his continuing comic book series Bullet Adventures on Kickstarter.

Birthday greetings for this past week go out to Canadian comic book creator Derek Barton.

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