Thursday, May 14, 2009  
TCAF panels | Jamie Coville's MP3's

:: Posted by max @ 5/14/2009 10:39:00 PM
Thanks to Jamie Coville the following recordings from this years Toronto Comic Arts Festival are now available Here. Scanned them and the sound very compressed, mess with your levels a bit and it's fine, very clear.

The Secret History of Manga in North America! (46mb, 50:20) [mp3]
Jason Thompson a long time editor, writer, historian of various Manga related books takes us through Manga's journey in the North American market. He goes through the magazines, comic books, publishers, people and events that have shaped the industry. The panel is both educational and funny as Jason tells some behind the scenes anecdotes that have happened over the years.

International Perspectives on Manga (46.7mb, 51:01) [mp3]
Bryan Lee O'Malley (Scott Pilgrim), Becky Cloonan (East Coast Rising, Demo) Eric Ko (UDON), Antoine Dode (Armelle et Mon Oncle) and Jason Thompson (Manga: the Complete Guide) talk about their experiences with Manga. The panel is hosted by About.com Manga guide (and cartoonist) Deb Aoki. [who also took a lot of great photos!]

Scott McCloud Panel. (69.4mb, 75:51) [mp3]
Scott McCloud talks about comics, comics, comics and does so very enthusiastically. The panel is hosted by Mark Askwith. The audience also asks questions as well. Note: Scott occasionally uses foul language, but very politely.

Craig Yoe and Secret Identity: the Fetish Drawings of Superman's Co-Creator Joe Shuster. (35.7mb, 39:03) [mp3]
Craig Yoe talks about his new controversial book about a previously unknown period in Joe Shusters life where he began drawing dirty comics. The characters bare a very close resemblance to Superman, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen and others. Yoe also talks about Frederic Wertham's involvement in the situation and reveals some information regarding correspondence between himself and Shuster's sister. The panel is hosted by Douglas Wolk.

5th Annual Doug Wright Awards. (116mb, 127:38) [mp3]
The awards this year were hosted by Actor, Writer and Director Don McKellar. Also seen cruising the awards and geeking out a little bit it looked like. Among the presenters are Stuart McLean, Andrew Coyne, Jeet Heer, Adrian Tomine and a video from Bob Rae [member of this years awards jury].
The ceremony was as follows:

Burlington City Councilor announces the new Doug Wright Drive.

Pigskin Peters Hat/Award: Matt Forsythe for Ojingogo.
Best Emerging Talent: Kate Beaton for History Comics.

A talk between Brad Mackay, Seth and Chris Oliveros about the new Doug Wright Collection.

A surprise award to Chris Oliveros for 20 year anniversary of Drawn and Quarterly.

A surprise gift from the Doug Wright Family to Seth, Brad Mackay and Chris Oliveros for their work on the Doug Wright Collection.

Giants of the North, Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame inductee Jimmy Frise.

Best Book: Jillian & Mariko Tamaki for Skim.

Will Libraries Save Graphic Novels? (50.6mb, 55:21) [mp3]
Lisa Heggum (Librarian, Toronto Public Library), Diana Malizewski (Teacher, Toronto District School Board), Scott Robins (Blogger Book Comics for Kids/SLJ), Kent Allin (Teacher, Hastings and Price Edward District School Board), Jim Ottavini (Comic Writer, Editor and Publisher of G.T.Labs) & Douglas Davey (Librarian, Halton Hills Public Library) talk about Graphic Novels in libraries and schools. The panel is hosted by Jason Azzopardi, the Beguiling's Library Services Coordinator.

Comics, Newspapers and the Internet. (68.6, 75:00) [mp3]
Rich Stevens (Diesel Sweeties), Brendan Buford (Comics Editor for King Features Syndicate), John Martz (Chair of the Canadian Chapter of the National Cartoonists Society and co-creator of Drawn.ca), Stuart Immonen (Artist Ultimate Spider-Man, and webcomic artist) & Scott McCloud (cartoonist, Understanding Comics series, Zot) talk about the webcomics, newspaper print comics, and the Internet. Hosted by the very funny Chip Zdarsky/Steve Murray (cartoonist for National Post and Prison Funnies). Note: Scott McCloud occasionally swears! :)

Co: Jamie Coville
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Blogger Chip said...

Ha ha! I like the mashing of my two projects, "Monster Cops" and "Prison Funnies" into "Monster Funnies."

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