Tag Captain Canuck

The Apprentice

Ontario extended our lockdown two extra weeks into mid May, booo! We’re running a bit behind on that “warehouse books to bigbcomics.com” project but I did put in a ton of work on the weekend and have over 600 books…

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Promotional Comics

I had a nice visit from my good friend and Captain Canuck creator Richard Comely last week, it was great to see him and he’s doing just fine. We were rummaging through some old Captain Canuck stuff and I happened…

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Chapterhouse Interview

Chapterhouse is Canada’s newest comic book company (established in 2015) with its mainstay Captain Canuck. The company is still a mystery to many comic readers, so I felt it was important to get some correct information about them out. This…

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Undervalued Spotlight #244

Captain Canuck #9, Comely Comix, April/May 1980 I’m quite lucky having Captain Canuck creator Richard Comely sign at my booth at some of the local comic cons. He’s a very personable man with a legion of fans: he’s always busy…

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Captain Canuck Panel

Panelists: Fadi Hakim, Richard Comely, Paul Gardner, Dean Henry, Mike Valiquette, Kalman Andrasofszky, George Zotti. The panel started with a viewing of the Captain Canuck web-series in its entirety. The web-series is an animated adventure that introduces (or re-familiarizes) Canada with their very own hero Captain Canuck. You can catch the series on the Captain Canuck website.
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“Lost Heroes” Premiere

Overall the documentary was a slick and informative effort. It reminded me a little of the recent PBS Superheroes three-parter because it made heavy use of talking heads in front of green screen projections. This allowed the film itself to take on a sense of comic book levity and healthy self-deprecation. A comic book doc has to be heavy on graphics from the books themselves and this one didn’t let us down in that respect.
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The Canuck Corps.

“Johnny (Jack) Canuck.” He was a personification of our national identity much in the same way that America had “Uncle Sam” and Britain “John Bull,” who started to be depicted in political cartoons just a couple of years (1869) after Confederation. Like all national personifications he is an hyperbole, let’s say like a lumberjack riding a Timmie’s donut inner tube down the rapids a river of maple syrup and using a hockey stick for a rudder.
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Toronto Based Projects

I am lucky enough to live in one of the biggest cities in Canada (Toronto) and because of this I have had the opportunity to meet some amazingly talented people. Recently, many of these people have been launching projects that I am amazed and very proud of them for. So, I thought instead of hoarding all the information I know about these projects, I would share some of them with you.
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Fan Expo 2013 | Captain Canuck

Captain Canuck had a huge presence at this year’s Fan Expo. At the Captain Canuck panel on Friday the second animated webisode debuted.  It was good, very good. I can’t wait for the third (the first webisode aired July 1st…

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Fan Expo 2013 | Bitten

Bitten is a new series coming to television in early 2014, and the cast of this new show were at Fan Expo.  Bitten is about a woman named Elena Michaels, who is the world’s only female werewolf.  She is trying…

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Captain Canuck Webisode 1

Captain Canuck Webisode 1 a Big Hit The 1st of 5 planned Captain Canuck animated webisodes aired on July 1st Canada Day to what looks like rave reviews. There was a strong buzz among the growing fan base leading up…

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Canadian Comic Panel

Just wanted to do a quick report on the Canadian Comics panel  that we held at Niagara Con this past Saturday (June 8). The panel was comprised of Hope Nicholson (producer for the upcoming “Lost Heroes” documentary which will air…

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What is a Canadian comic?

Your friend and mine, Walter Durajlija, the “Big” in  Big B Comics, has initiated a panel discussion of Canadian Comics that will take place at Niagara Falls Comic Con (June 8-9) at the Scotia bank Convention Centre.. The panel itself…

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Captain Canuck Web Series Launch Party

Last night I was able to show my patriotic comic lovin’ side by attending the Captain Canuck web series Indiegogo launch party. The animated web series stars Kris Holden-Reid (Lost Girl, Underworld: Awakening, The Tudors) who voices Captain Canuck and…

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Captain Canuck Updates

Things seem to be moving forward on all things Captain Canuck. Writer Arne Olsen (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie) continues work on a script for the movie adaptation of the Captain Canuck property. Captain Canuck creator Richard Comely is collaborating and I’m…

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Captain Canuck a Fan Expo Hit!

There is a lot of buzz around Captain Canuck lately. A month or so ago CBD reported that Mind’s Eye entertainment hired Canadian writer Arne Olsen to write the script of the promised Captain Canuck feature film. Now, just before…

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