Last Night at Wyrmwood High


Cloudscape Books Nominated for the Gene Day Award!

Shuster award

The Joe Shuster Awards are a series of national awards that celebrate Canadians creating comics home and abroad. They have just posted the 2016 Shuster Nominations, which list the best Canadian creators and comics of 2015. The nominees for this year’s Gene Day Award (which honours self-published Canadian comics) include:

  • Nemo BalkanskiThe Deliverer
  • Stephen GilbertColville
  • Kathleen GrosLast Night at Wyrmwood High
  • A. Shay HahnHomeless G-Men 1-3, Battle Rally 1-2, and Crypto-Zombic 1
  • Various: Clouscape Comics Collective Epic Canadiana Vol. 2
  • Various: Toronto Comics AnthologyToronto Comics, Vol 2

That means that out of a total of six nominations, we have two books published by Cloudscape (Wyrmwood High and Epic Canadiana), and one additional book published by a Cloudscape member (The Deliverer). Wow! Great work, everyone! We’re looking forward to see which of these books wins the award.

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Last Night at Wyrmwood High Kickstarter

Wyrmwood Secondary School has had the same grad prank for the past 50 years. This year Amber (a werewolf), Tiffany (a vampire), and Steph (a reptile) have set out to change that. The problem is that the school is cursed. And the end of school (forever) isn’t going to go as planned….

Last Night at Wyrmwood High is written and drawn by Kathleen Gros. This is Cloudscape’s first book to feature a single artist’s vision in its entirety. Our fundraiser has started at the Last Night at Wyrmwood High Kickstarter. Please order yours today and help us make this book a reality.

 

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Grant Received for Three Cloudscape Books!

Cloudsapce Comics is always on the move to produce new kinds of quality indie comics, and we are excited to announce that this year we will for the first time be publishing print books spearheaded by individual members. Thanks to a $10,000 Title Assistance grant for publishers from the BC Arts Council, Cloudscape has the resources to produce graphic novels of:

  • Una the Blade by Steve LeCouilliard. A woman both warrior & mother fighting monsters in a swords & sorcery world.
  • Last Night at Wyrmwood High by Kathleen Gros. The adventures of a werewolf, a vampire, and a lizard-girl as they cope with all the issues of being a monster in high school.
  • Epic Canadiana #2, edited by Bevan Thomas. A second serving of Canadian superheroes fighting demons, crypto-Nazis, mad scientists, and more!

Thanks for everyone’s support, and keep your eyes peeled for even more developments from Cloudscape.

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