News – Saturday November 11 2023

Here’s this week’s news about Canadian comic book creators for Saturday, November 11, 2023.

Scott Chantler nominated for great books for kids
On his Thread’s feed, Scott Chantler wrote that his graphic novel Squire & Knight has been nominated for 2023’s 101 Great Books for Kids by Evanston Public Library. Scott spoke about his new book in a recent podcast. Read more about the nomination here

Canadian graphic novels make Wealth of Geeks list
Wealth of Geeks posted their list of the Best Graphic Novels to Read After Scott Pilgrim that includes:
Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley
Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands by Kate Beaton
Lost At Sea by Bryan Lee O’Malley
Snotgirl by Bryan Lee O’Malley and Leslie Hung

Comics and History discussion planned for Toronto
Josh Rosen posted on his Instagram account that he will be joined with creator Michael Cherkas to discuss new history related graphic novels on November 16th at the Lillian H. Smith Library in Toronto, Ontario. Josh will discuss History Comics: World War II and Michael will chat about Red Harvest. Read more at

Artists taking AI head on with new anti-copying efforts
Ars Technica published an article about the efforts artists are taking to ‘poison’ AI models before the Copyright Office can issue guidance. The article includes input from cartoonist Sarah Andersen and University of Chicago professor Ben Zhao. Read more at

Pop Culture Canada sighted in Sudbury reported on Pop Culture Canada’s Sudbury Comicon held last weekend. Moe from Moe’s Attic was highlighted along with organizer David Wyldstar. Read more at

Chip Zdarsky leads twilight for the Avengers
Marvel published an interview with Chip Zdarsky about the upcoming Avengers: Twilight #3 that features a new adventure for Captain America. Chip talks about the character of Steve Rogers and what lies ahead for his future. Read more at

And in case you missed it, check out the interview with Éloïse Marseille about her graphic novel Naked: The Confessions of a Normal Woman from Pow Pow Press

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