The Jamie Coville Experience: Toronto Comics Arts Festival – Understanding Canadian Comics
Understanding Canadian Comics (1:05:46, 60.2mb)
Amie Wright and Lucia Cedeira started off by talking about Canadian Comic history from the 1800s to today. Then they went into what makes a comic Canadian and how The Joe Shuster Awards, The Doug Wright Awards and the Canadian Government defines a Canadian Comic. They discussed Canada Reads and the Essex County controversy, the classification of books by writer first and how that affects the listings of comics, they informed which publishers were Canadian and which titles are Canadian, spoke on trends in Canadian publishing and gave tips on collection development.