The first weekend of September 2016 was a HUGE weekend for comic book and pop culture fans with both Fan Expo Canada happening in Toronto and the Baltimore Comic Con going on at the same time. Plus, there was the Diamond Retailer summit to open the weekend which is also a hot bed of comics and pop culture news! Check out the latest news below!
In 2017 Chapterhouse Comics will unveil the first ever shared Canadian comics universe with the following titles and creative teams described as “a while universe for $8 a month” at Fan Expo Canada:
- The character Fantomah will join the Captain Canuck serial via “Gotham By Midnight” writer Ray Fawkes and artist Soo Lee.
- Spinoff series “Agents of Pact” focuses on an all-women super team including heroes Red Coat and Kebec from Kalman Andrasofszky and co-writer Blake Northcott.
- Golden Age Canadian hero “Freelance” will be recreated by “Thunderbolts’” Jim Zub and “Another Castle’s” Andrew Wheeler with art from Vaneda Vireak.
- “Green Lantern” and “X-O Manowar” writer Van Jensen and Eric Kim will create a sci-fi story called “Northern Light” with covers from Miko Maciaszek.
- Captain Canuck will crossover with Chapterhouse’s Pitiful Human-Lizard character from Andrasofszky and Jason Loo.
- “Northguard” will continue from current writer Anthony Falcone with Giovani Valletta taking over on a new arc next year.
Fun times ahead!
Tags: Baltimore Comic Con, Captain Canuck, Chapterhouse, Fan Expo Canada