Saturday, November 13, 2010

Sequential at Word on the Street, 2009

Wow, actual video of Max and myself interviewing Brad Mackay and Kevin Boyd at WOTs in Toronto last year. Fantastic sound and crystal clear images for the panelfocusing on Canadian comics awards (Brad is head of the Doug Wright Awards and Kevin is one of the founders of the Joe Shuster Awards). Representing Sequential!

Part 1

Part 2

Saturday, November 06, 2010

The Stan Lee Hoard

The Mystery Hoard to end all Mystery Hoards!

Rumours today that Stan Lee has a giant storage unit full of Silver Age Marvel Comics art, possibly including Jack Kirby pages.

Stan may have been holding out on us.

Stan Lee has always had a central, if quizzical role to play in the controversy over creator rights and the fight for Jack Kirby's original art. Maybe he bought these things from reputable dealers at conventions over the years. Surely he didn't steal them from the Marvel offices or claim the pages as his own even though they were drawn by Jack Kirby and others?

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Statues of Canadian Poets

Robert Service, Killwinning, Ayrshire (England)

Octave Cremazie, Montreal

Francois Xavier Garneau, Quebec City

Al Purdy, Toronto

Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Ottawa

Pauline Johnson, Vancouver