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“I don’t know whether it’s the title’s hook, savvy PR work or both”

Kevin Melrose this morning, in his Comics A.M. column on ComicBookResources.com, wrote the following: “I don’t know whether it’s the title’s hook, savvy PR work or both, but the creators of the IDW miniseries Kill Shakespeare receive a steady stream of mainstream press coverage. Here’s the latest, an interview with collaborators Anthony Del Col, Conor […]

Nominated for a Joe Shuster Award!

Fresh Off the Presses! It was announced earlier today that Conor and I have been nominated for a Joe Shuster Award in the category of Outstanding Comic Book Writer(s)!  The Shusters are the Canadian comic book creator awards.  We are very happy for the nomination, especially since we’re in the same category as great pros […]

CBR: What Are You Reading?

ComicBookResources.com has a segment in their popular Robot 6 column regularly where they ask current comic creators what books and series they are currently reading and/or collecting.  On Sunday they posed the question to Johnny Zito and Tony Trov of South Fellini Studios, creators of Zuda Comics’ Black Cherry Bombshells and the recent series Carnivale […]

Profile in Maclean’s Magazine

When I was a teenager growing up in northern Canada (Timmins, to be precise) I wanted to get a better understanding of the world around me – both nationally and internationally.  To get this I signed up for a subscription to Maclean’s magazine, Canada’s general interest weekly magazine exploring news, culture, politics, science and everything […]

BBC: “A Controversial New Comic”

We were profiled on BBC World Service’s The Strand yesterday.  The Strand is a daily arts and culture radio show that goes out worldwide with a HUGE listenership (is that a word?…).  It was a fun interview (conducted at the CBC studios back in December) that discusses the creation of the project, our interpretation of […]

We’ve made the Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2011 List!

Every year YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Association) put together a list of the top graphic novels that are suitable for teenagers (between the ages of 12 – 18).  This is a prestigious list that always has some top titles from the major publishers as well as a wide range from indie publishers and […]

Shania Twain and… Anthony Del Col?…

I was born and raised in Timmins, Ontario, a small mining community in Northern Ontario, Canada.  Well, technically I lived in Porcupine, Ontario, which is a sort-of suburb of Timmins.  The first newspaper I read was the Timmins Daily Press (which was the first newspaper created by future media mogul Roy Thomson) so last week […]

Another Top Grade from Best Comics for Kids List!

Earlier this summer we were named on the 2010 Summer Reading List by Good Comics for Kids (hosted by the School Library Journal website).  Just hours ago we discovered that we have now been named on the 2010 Best Comics for Kids list!  This is a great honour for us and something we are incredibly […]

Julie Taymor talks up Kill Shakespeare on The Colbert Report!

The clip from last night’s The Colbert Report in which Julie Taymor talks up Kill Shakespeare is now available online! For American viewers you can see the clip at this link to the ColbertNation website. For Canadian viewers you can check it out on The Comedy Networks’ website here.

ComicBookDaily: ‘Conventions energize Kill Shakespeare creators”

A good interview of Conor, Andy and I conducted by Andrew Ardizzi from ComicbookDaily… He visited us at two events last week (our signing at The Beguiling and then the Fall Toronto Comic-Con).  Andrew is a really smart reporter who is good at getting us to give honest answers (he researches and put together good […]