GUARDIANS OF THE NORTH

GUARDIANS OF THE NORTH

Guardians of the North: The National Superhero in Canadian Comic Art was an exhibit which opened at the Canadian Museum of Caricature in Ottawa on February 13 1992 and ran for four months. The Canadian Museum of Caricature was a division of the National Library of Canada. John Bell an archivist in the manuscript division curated of the show.

It explored nine costumed characters: Canada Jack, Capitaine Kébec, Captain Canada, Captain Canuck, Freelance, Iron-Man, Johnny Canuck, Nelvana of the Northern Lights, Northern Light spanning a 50 year period.

SOURCE:

Booklet text:

Guardians of the North: The National Superhero in Canadian Comic-Book Art, Writ., John Bell. National Archives of Canada, 1992. Print. A catalogue for the exhibit of the same name.

Newspaper:

“The Great Canadian Superhero.” Writ., Henry Mietkiewicz. Toronto Star 1 Feb.1992: J1+.