Canadian Magazine Industry News
23 August 2013, TORONTO
Briefs & Bookmarks: Fan Expo, The Walrus, CanGeo
In an interview with Samir "Mr. Magazine" Husni, mag industry veteran Luke Magerko looks at how superhero powerhouses Marvel and DC, and their distributor Diamond Comic Distributors, defy the death of print.
Fan Expo also marks the return of Rue Morgue magazine's Festival of Fear, a section of the expo dedicated to horror and gore. See what's in store here. (Publisher Rodrigo Gudiño talked to us about the fest, and Rue Morgue's first stab at producing a feature film, a couple of weeks back.)
A new magazine app will cover arts and culture in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Called goRogue, the interactive digital publication is available for iPad and iPhone, costs 99 cents and will publish twice a year. The Daily Herald-Tribune has more.
Police have issued a warning about a telephone scammer soliciting ads for a magazine called Calgary Police News Magazine. The fake publication is used as a ruse to cheat victims out of credit card numbers and other personal information.
Canadian Geographic is letting readers vote on its next cover, and participants are entered in a draw for a chance to win a one-year subscription. And no, options 3 and 4 are not the same exact image. Are you blind?
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