Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Mireille Messier’s Treaure Gets StoryWalk Treatment
According to the Kingstonist.com, the Kingston Frontenac Public Library announced they are holding a StoryWalk at Oso Beach in Sharbot Lake on Saturday, July 8, featuring pages from the bilingual picture book Treasure by Mireille Messier. The activity is designed to encourage families to make their through the pages on their walk with library staff on hand to guide visitors through related activities. Read more at https://www.kingstonist.com/news/kfpls-storywalk-coming-to-sharbot-lake/

Websites using Kelly Bastow’s art on T-shirts
CBC News reported that Kelly Bastow’s artwork has been copied and used without permission. The article indicated that while Kelly has little recourse in the matter and Kelly is considering selling high quality shirts with a local company. Read more at https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/kelly-bastow-beard-and-barnacle-theft-1.6884948

Mike Feehan’s art recognized in Star Trek: Prelude To Day Of Blood
SciFi Pulse published a review of Star Trek: Prelude To Day Of Blood featuring art by Mike Feehan. Published as a prelude to IDW’S first Star Trek summer crossover event, the review cited Mike’s efforts have done ‘a great job of capturing the mood.’ Read more at https://www.scifipulse.net/in-review-star-trek-prelude-to-day-of-blood/

AIPT interviews Jason Loo about X-Men Unlimited: Madrox Family and more
Jason Loo was recently interviewed by AIPT to discuss two Marvel projects. During the conversation, Jason spoke about X-Men Unlimited: Madrox Family and Fantastic Four Team-Up. Read more at https://aiptcomics.com/2023/06/26/x-men-monday-jason-loo-x-men-unlimited-2/

Jeff Lemire’s Fishflies gets advance review
CBR.com provided an advance review of the upcoming Image Comics’ Fishflies #1 from Jeff Lemire. Slated for release on July 12, this extra-sized debut issue is described as an ‘engaging and compelling read’. Read more at https://www.cbr.com/fishflies-1-review/

New adventures of Conan led by writer Jim Zub
Comic Watch reported that Titan Comics will publish Conan the Barbarian #1 this July written by Jim Zub with art by Roberto De La Torre. The basic outline is described as ‘Years after the battle of Venarium, a weary Conan returns to his homeland to seek rest and solitude. ‘ If you know Conan, that’s not how his story will play out. Read more at https://comic-watch.com/news/conan-sets-out-for-new-adventures-in-titans-conan-the-barbarian-1

Mariko and Jillian Tamaki collaborate on a new graphic novel
The PopVerse published an article detailing the new graphic novel Roaming from Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki. The graphic novel delves into the adolescent life amidst the turmoil of moving to a new city. Drawn and Quarterly will published the book on September 11, 2023. Read more at https://www.thepopverse.com/roaming-drawn-and-quarterly-mariko-tamaki-jillian-tamaki

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