Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Date: May 5, 2010
Location: Lillian H. Smith Library, 239 College Street
FREE TO ATTEND
Featured TCAF guest and award-winning cartoonist Jeff Lemire will be will be premiering the first book of his new monthly post-apocalyptic sci-fi comic book series Sweet Tooth: Out of the Dark Woods, at a special event on Wednesday, May 5th, 2010—just days before TCAF! Lemire will be reading/presenting from the new work, and be interviewed by SPACE’s Mark Askwith.
In addition, the event will feature a display of over 50 pieces of original artwork from Sweet Tooth, including interpretations of Sweet Tooth’s world and characters by renowned Toronto and international cartoonists including Jeffrey Brown, Matt Kindt, Ray Fawkes, and Noel Tuazon!
Following the evening event there will be an after-party and mixer for comics fans and neophytes alike at O’Grady’s Pub, 171 College Street (Just down the street from the Lillian H. Smith Library).
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
SWEET TOOTH 11 is now available for pre-order from your local comic shop. It's the final part of "In Captivity" and I think my strongest issue yet. Can't wait for this one to come out!
Written by JEFF LEMIRE • Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
In the most intense issue yet of Vertigo's breakout hit, all of Jepperd's secrets are finally revealed, as the cold-blooded killer recounts the most horrendous time of his life and the vicious events that made him the man he is today. Shocking and brutal, this issue is not to be missed!
Vertigo 32pg. Color $2.99 US Mature Readers
On Sale July 7, 2010
Monday, April 19, 2010
HERE IS MY CONTRIBUTION TO THIS YEAR'S FUNDRAISER FOR THE DOUG WRIGHT AWARDS. THE THEME IS DC COMICS CHARACTERS, AND IT WILL ALSO INCLUDE DRAWINGS BY SETH, CHESTER BROWN, JILLIAN TAMAKI AND OTHERS!
KEEP AN EYE ON THIS BLOG, OR THE DOUG WRIGHT BLOG FOR DETAILS ABOUT THE AUCTION WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE IN MAY.
BRIGHTEST DAY: THE ATOM SPECIAL #1
On sale JULY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JEFF LEMIRE • Art by MAHMUD ASRAR & WALDEN WONG • Cover by gary frank
Discover all-new allies, enemies and adventure as The Atom leaps from the pages of BRIGHTEST DAY into this one-shot special! Rising stars Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) and Mahmud Asrar (Avengers: The Initiative) update the Atom’s origin and kick off the tiny titan’s next major story, which continues this month in ADVENTURE COMICS #516 (see page 87). If you thought you knew Ray Palmer, then think again! The smallest hero in the DCU is about to become one of its biggest, and the excitement starts right here
ADVENTURE COMICS #516
On sale JULY 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Co-Feature written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by KEVIN SHARPE & WAYNE FAUCHER
Co-Feature art by MAHMUD ASRAR
Cover by SCOTT CLARK & DAVID BEATY
ADVENTURE COMICS returns to its historical numbering with this issue just in time for Paul Levitz to retell the Legion’s origins! Everything begins on a somber note reflecting on the past with “The Last Will and Testament of R.J. Brande”!
Also, this issue begins an all-new co-feature starring The Atom, which continues the story begun in this month’s BRIGHTEST DAY: THE ATOM SPECIAL #1 as Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) launches Ray Palmer into an exciting new adventure smack-dab in the middle of the DCU.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
As announced today on DC Comics' blog THE SOURCE, I will be writing the revival of one of DC's classic silver age characters, Ray Palmer, THE ATOM!
Spinning out of DC's mega-event Brightest Day in July is BRIGHTEST DAY: THE ATOM, with art by the amazing Mamhud Asrar, and cover by superstar Gary Frank (above). This One-shot will lead into a regular serialized story in the pages of Adventure Comics by Mahmud and I, starting only two weeks later!
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Sweet Tooth has been nominated for Best New Series, and The Collected Essex County for Best Graphic Album-Reprint at this years Eisner Awards!
Also Sweet Tooth #8 gets a great review over at IGN, and there is new interview with me up at Newsarama!