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Montreal Comiccon

I had the pleasure of attending Montreal Comiccon 2012; yes that’s how they officially spell Comiccon and while I see people putting a space in that’s not how the organization spells it. This time around I worked a booth at the show for my local comic shop along with fellow CBD writers Anthony and Walter. As such I had a…

Last updated on June 5th, 2014 at 10:49 amThe big draw for me at Montreal Comiccon 2011 was the bandes desinee artists that would be attending the show.  I’ve been reading a lot of translated European material and was hoping to pick up some original art. Overall it was a small creator space, two rows of tables and a few…

This will be the first of 2 or 3 Montreal Comic Con posts, as it was a busy weekend. The con was well attended and well organized, but not without some bumps in the road. First I should make it very clear that I was impressed by the Montreal Comic Con. The market can definitely bear the convention (a feat…

September 20, 2011 / / Montreal Comiccon 0 Comments

Pia Guerra was at the Montreal Comiccon this past weekend (Sept 17 and Sept 18).  I had a brief opportunity to chat with her after she completed a sketch for me. She is probably most known as the artist for Y the Last Man.  Ironically, because of Y the Last Man, she will never work on a long running series…

September 19, 2011 / / Montreal Comiccon 0 Comments

The panel began with each creator giving a brief introduction of themselves and their careers.  Sergio did most of his introduction in French. Stan Sakai began with a bit of Japanese and then English.  Stan noted that issue 141 of Usagi Yojimbo from Dark Horse will be the 200th issue of Usagi Yojimbo.  Stan writes, draws, inks and letters every…

Last updated on October 27th, 2011 at 07:32 pmFreshly returned from Montreal Comiccon 2011 my head is still full of crowds, books and art.  My focus here is the collected edition market at the show: hardcovers, trade paperbacks, graphic novels. First off this was a comic centric show and had a fair number of comic dealers with a healthy mix…

September 19, 2011 / / Montreal Comiccon 1 Comment

PHOTO OF THE COMICCON: Smurfette                                                                             For photo set in Flickr, click here. All photos courtesy of Stanley Jon.