Can’t say this about a lot of news lately, but It’s been a good week for comics in Canada.
By Salgood Sam
Item!: Last Friday Marvel announced that Steve Murray aka Chip Zdarsky had inked a deal to resurrect Howard the Duck. This week he was profiled in The Globe and Mail.
“Somebody gave me the weirdest back-handed compliment,” says Murray. “‘If there’s one person I know that sums up Howard the Duck in real life, it’s Chip Zdarsky.’ Wait a second – Howard’s an angry, lonely duck. That’s a horrible thing to say about a person!”
Item!: David Braggadocio posted photos of the last Toronto Comic Jam of the Year here on their group page.
Item!: Cartoonist Eric Dyck hosted a Comix Jam at the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, sitting amongst Seth’s: Dominion! And they posted a nice set of shots of the event here.
Item!: Some Qc comics links from the past month: The comics and art of Renée-Claude Dostie: Vincent Partel’s Jonathan page 27: Wolfdragon (2 part) mini-series Kickstarter by Simon (SIM) Pothier wraps up this coming week: The Adventurers & Strange Beard are back!:
Item!: Les Rendez-vous de la BD de Gatineau is this weekend!
Item!: Rare Canadian Jewish comic book turns up in Toronto.
Item!: And coincidentally, Dave Sim‘s Judenhass, his graphic novella about the Holocaust, is now available free on his site, and on the graphic novel boutique app Sequential.
Item!: Dan Buller draws local costumed hero LightStep Montreal.
Item!: Post Modern Mini-comics #14 & the latest Today’s Tea: Bodhidharma by Colin Upton!
Item!: Audio: Réal Godbout’s Amerika reviewed on CBC/Radio-Canada’s The Next Chapter. He’s agnostic eh?