Item: Jesse Jacobs profiled by hometown paper on recent Shuster Awards win.

Item: A short interview with Seth in Winnipeg’s Uptown mag.

Item: Happy Harbor Comics in Edmonton honours comics journalist and critic Gilbert Bouchard, who died earlier this year.

Item: Retailer Chris Butcher is participates in the Inkstuds radio podcast.

Item: Speaking of comics retail, the Shuster Blog interviews Cover to Cover in Winnipeg.

Item: Noir and Beyond: The Darwyn Cooke Retrospective takes place this weekend at the Gladstone Hotel, Toronto (part of the “art originals” series).