The 2010 Joe Shuster Awards, basically the Canadian Oscars of comics, announced their nominees for the year, and bi-continental webcomicker Rene Engström showed up on the list alongside Francis Manapul and some others who didn't tweet about it.
If comic book movies are your thing, Rick Remender tweeted a link to a short film that may have passed you by -- an adaptation of Charles Burns' "Black Hole," directed by Rupert Sanders. Check it out if you aren't at work, and read some reactions to musician Alex Chilton's death after the jump.
I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for March 18th, 2010.
-Rick Remender, Writer ("Fear Agent," "Punisher")
Alex Chilton pt. 1: @brubaker Alex Chilton dies and I'm listening to Chris Bell all night... seems off.
-Ed Brubaker, Writer ("Captain America," "Incognito")
Alex Chilton pt. 2: @radiomaru RIP Alex Chilton. Wouldn't be a Scott Pilgrim without Big Star.
-Bryan Lee O'Malley, Writer/Aritst ("Scott Pilgrim vs. The World," "Lost at Sea")
Alex Chilton pt. 3: @MykeNorten Memphis and the world has lost a great one...
-Mike Norton, Artist ("Blue Beetle," "Gravity")
@JeffLemire Just got a great bit of news from a Marvel editor!
-Jeff Lemire, Writer/Artist ("Sweet Tooth," "Tales from the Farm")
@GeoffJohns0 My 7-11 guy told me Pringles don't exist in India. I asked him if that's why he left and he got mad.
-Geoff Johns, Writer ("Blackest Night," "The Flash")
Joe Shuster Award pt. 1: @reneengstrom I've been nominated for a Joe Shuster Award! This feels really big for me! :) http://bit.ly/aXHTi9
-Rene Engström, Writer/Artist ("Anders Loves Maria")
Joe Shuster Award pt. 2: @FrancisManapul Just found out I was nominated for a Joe Shuster Award !!! Neat! http://bit.ly/bbg06H
-Francis Manapul, Artist ("Adventure Comics," "Witchblade")
@Scott_Wegna I don't mind digital pirating of my work. But stop torrenting comics that are free on the internet and on your smart-phones, morons.
-Scott Wegener, Artist ("Atomic Robo")
@Todd_McFarlane DAILY ACTIVITY: Had great birthday with friends, family, mushrooms, giant pickles, green jello and a hike. Pretty darn good day all around.
-Todd McFarlane, Writer/Aritst ("Spawn," "The Amazing Spider-Man")
Parting Wisdom for the Day:
-Brian Denham, Artist ("Iron Man: Hypervelocity," "Man-Thing")
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