News about comic books in Canada.
Item: For those who came in late, Kevin Plummer recaps the history of the Toronto comics industry in the 1940s for Torontoist.
Item: A short interview with Toronto tastemaker and publisher Annie Koyama at Squidface and the Meddler. You can also win a copy of the new Michael DeForge book.
Item: Not the cover for the new Chester Brown book, but a very nice place holder, courtesy Jeet Heer.
Item: Dave Sim to be honoured by Angouleme Festival? Cerebus is finally being translated into French.
Item: Canadian book sales were down in the thrid quarter of this year, according to BookNet Canada.
Item: Jason Truong at Toronto ComicCon.
Item: James Hamilton at Toronto ComicCon.
Item: Skullkickers’ Jim Zubkavich at Toronto ComicCon. Issue 6 of the book (above) has just been solicited in Previews.