Archives for February, 2007

Hey, I'm all good here. Made it back in one piece and on time, but a number of commitments have kept me off the internet. ...


Like a carnival tilt-a-whirl that slowly grinds to a stop, the second annual New York Comic Con has come to a close. The exhaustion amongst ...


Stolen from http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6418795.html: Jim Crocker, manager Modern Myths Comics & Games (Northampton, Ma.); Chris Butcher, manager the Bequiling (Toronto); and John Davis, Bookazine, at the 2007 ...


I just came back from Artist’s Alley (or ‘Artist’s Aerie’ as I saw Heidi describe it this morning, referring to its location on the fourth floor…). ...


...so the internet in my hotel crapped out last night, which is not very surprising considering 800 people were trying to use it at the ...


I’m going to be honest here, I spent very little time at the New York Comic Con today. Thursday, Day 0, is realistically for convention ...


I'm about 4 hours away from leaving for New York, trying to pack and triple-check everything. I swear to you I wasn't trying to leave ...


Two quick things. We're giving out guestlist spots to the Toronto MySpace Black Curtain Screening of 300, which I think is in IMAX, on The Beguiling's Mailing ...


Hi there folks. These are the comics that are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling Books & Art in Toronto, Canada this week. These books ...


Only refering to Robert (Invincible, Walking Dead) Kirkman as Robert (Masters of the Universe: Icons of Evil: Beast Man, Masters of the Universe: Icons of ...


"“Our readership is way up,” said Foglio. “At a conservative guesstimate by a factor of ten. Our sales have quadrupled, and not just from our ...


No post today. Valentine's Day. Love you Andrew! - Christopher


Casanova #3 By Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba $1.99, 16 pages, Two Colours Published by Image Comics Reviewed by Christopher Butcher PREVIOUSLY IN CASANOVA   Casanova Quinn—a bon vivant in two ...


Hi there folks. These are the comics that are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling Books & Art in Toronto, Canada this week. These books ...


Casanova #2 By Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba $1.99, 16+ pages, Two Colours Reviewed by Christopher Butcher PREVIOUSLY IN CASANOVA    We met Casanova Quinn in the act of stealing ...


There's been a lot of webcomics news lately. I don't mean the group of creepy Wikipedia editors with an axe to grind against webcomics, but ...


If you don't want the issues spoiled for you, you probably shouldn't read the bolded parts at the beginning of the reviews. You're safe on the ...


CASANOVA #1 By Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba $1.99, 28 pages, Two-Colours Reviewed by Christopher Butcher WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF CASANOVA His father Cornelius is the Director ...


Hello everybody. I'm sorry I had to take last week off, it wasn't any better for me than you. Not getting the shit in my head ...


In Diamond's Previews catalogue now is COMICS FESTIVAL 2007, featuring new stories by Darwyn Cooke, Hope Larson, Chip Zdarsky, and a new Scott Pilgrim story ...


I can't imagine a point at which I'll have time to post this week unless it is to advertise/promote something. So, yeah. Sorry. - Chris


Day 1 of 3 very-long-days is over, and I'm about 20 minutes late for day two. Such is life. The worst part is, my site seems ...