News – Saturday November 4 2023

Here’s this week’s news about Canadian comic book creators for Saturday, November 4, 2023.

Faith Erin Hicks talks about Hockey Girl Loves Drama Boy
Multiversity Comics interviewed Faith Erin Hicks about her new graphic novel Hockey Girl Loves Drama Boy. Faith talked about the book and the development of the two title characters. Read more at

The All-Nighter gets a special preview in advance of final chapter
Daily Dead offered a sneak peak and preview artwork of the last arc in The All-Nighter series by Chip Zdarsky and Jason Loo. Starting with issue #11 and available now, The All-Nighter features colours by Paris Alleyne and edits by Allison O’Toole. Read more at

Jay Odjick becomes writer-in-residence at University of Ottawa
On his Instagram feed, Jay Odjick announces that the University of Ottawa English Department has welcomed his as the first Indigenous Writer-in-Residence. The information comes from the Faculty of Arts at the university. Read more at

Jed MacKay hints about what’s next in the Moon Knight saga
Marvel published an article that included an interview with Jed MacKay about what’s next following the death of Moon Knight. Jed spoke about the Vengeance of Moon Knight #1 slated for stores on January 3, 2024. Read more at

New tablet drawing tool arrives for creators
Apple Insider wrote about the new Xencelabs Pen Display 24 designed for professional artists. The review, which gives the new product a 4.5 out of 5 rating, highlights the specifications, usage and overall feel of the device. Read more at

DC comics go on a diet
DC Comics reported that it’s launching DC Compact Comics featuring a 5.5″ x 8.5″ size for a new line of graphic novels. Beginning in January and retailing for $9.99 U.S., the initial titles will include:
Far Sector by Jamal Campbell
Wonder Woman: Earth One by Yanick Paquette
Catwoman: Trail of the Catwoman by Darwyn Cooke

Drawing tablet buying guide released
The Verge published an article highlighting the best drawing tablets on the market currently for comic book creators. Details are revealed based on categories of best for beginners, best for hobbyists, best for creative professionals and much more. Read more at

And in case you missed it, check out the interview with Josh Rosen about his graphic novel History Comics: World World II: Fight on the Home Front on the website here

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