Archives for September, 2007

So what are you doing on Sunday? If you're in Toronto and you just said anything other than "I'm going to Word on the Street ...


A year ago this week, I did a little on-stage presentation for my first-ever published comics writing. Myself and my artistic collaborators Kalman Andrasofszky and ...


DC's online comics initiative, Zuda, have posted their creator contracts online. Following along with Joey Manley, I will at least congratulate them for being transparent, ...


From Dirk Deppey at Journalista: [Commentary] Christopher Butcher declares that scanlations are wrong and even the mildest of snark is unacceptable in a Comics Journal blog. ...


The Word On The Street is a FREE literary festival held on September 30th from 11am-6pm in five cities across Canada*. I'm really happy to ...


I’m actually typing up this entry on the plane ride home from Japan. I have mixed feelings about leaving… I’ve never really been convinced I ...


Oh shit… what’s this? Could it be? It is! It’s: Yes, it’s NAMJATOWN, a multi-floor themed indoor amusement park. Sort of. While there are three over-riding ...


Over at SFGate.com (the online home of the San Francisco Chronicle), columnist Jeff Yang compares and contrasts the new graphic novel collection of Taiyo Matsumoto's ...


My anger is so fucking righteous. Seriously though, I'm in Japan, everything's goddamned awesome. I don't even have an angry bone in my body at this ...


When last we talked, we had just left the Tokyu Hands store in Ikebukuro. A short walk away from there is the Sunshine 60 mall, ...


For Day 2 in Japan, we decided to take it easy--only a few train stops away from our home of Saitama (seen above, in the ...


Did you know there's a typhoon coming? And that a typhoon is actually a hurricane? And that on our way home from Ikebukuro, the trains ...


I'm in Japan. Above you can see Saitama just north of Tokyo, where we're staying for much of our trip. It's very hot and very ...


It occurs to me, having read Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics, that describing something as a "comic book industry" 50 or 60 years ago would have ...


So I was reading Journalista yesterday and Dirk made a comment that kind of set me off about manga... Not because anything he said was ...