Archives for October, 2007

This Wednesday marks the return of Comics Industry Night at The Victory Cafe, just down the street from The Beguiling at 585 Markham Street here ...


I've long-credited Grant Morrison's Invisibles with changing not only my outlook on comics, but my life. There were a few more steps along the way, ...


+ Let's see what joys the internet can provide for us today, shall we? "Fan Fiction is an Internet site where fans can speculate, converse and ...


"I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust." - BAUDELAIRE "If one ...


Shannon Gerard at TCAF 2007. Picture by Blake Bell. Visitors to the 2007 Toronto Comic Arts Festival may be familiar with the works of cartoonists Shannon ...


Bryan Lee O'Malley just sent out a little note that the brand new promo website for Scott Pilgrim is now online, featuring a spiffy new ...


Impressions of Odaiba: An artificial island set in the Tokyo Bay, Odaiba, to me, felt like a very calculated escape from the rigours and density ...


I was saving this for tomorrow, but I figured I'd bump the other stuff down the page for a little bit because I don't think ...


I've been invited to dismiss, point by point, the... let's be kind and say "unsupported" notions in Heidi MacDonald's essay yesterday. It's quite tempting to do so, ...


Hey there. I wrote a review of the Chris Ware-edited Best American Comics 2007 book this week, and I think it came out pretty well. ...


...or "It is October 8th and my rent is now over a week late. PLEASE BUY THESE." So I don't really talk about the real ins ...


ITEM: Let's start off our comics linkblogging with a link that is almost not comics at all. Sorry. It's just that ever since I've been ...


Hey there! Welcome back to my little travelogue of Japan. If you've missed the previous entries, they're now all indexed under the Japan 2007 tag. ...


Though the official release date isn't until today, The Best American Comics 2007 can already be found on store shelves everywhere, be they 'comic', 'book', ...


Just as a bit of ancillary info following the post I wrote this weekend about comics journalism, Newsarama.com announced today that it has been acquired ...


I've been waiting for this for a few months now, and this week we came so close I could taste it. Luckily, close only counts ...


Over at Precocious Curmudgeon, David Welsh reminds me that I'd been meaning to post a little something about Perry Moore's new superhero-populated Young Adult novel ...


I haven't written a lot about comics journalism as of late, and that's primarily because I haven't been reading much of it. That's not a ...


I'm working on two Japan posts and a review/thingy about The Best American Comics 2007, and I came seriously close to declaring Bob Fingerman's Recess ...


Steven Gettis, the webmaster of http://mikewieringo.com and the fella behind "Hey Oscar Wilde! It's clobberin' time!!!" (a literary tribute website featuring comics artists drawing their ...


"But as written, the Zudadeal stands in opposition to the creator ownership that has been one of the core strengths of webcomics since Day One. ...


One of the things I was really looking forward to, when I got back from Japan, was the freeing-up of my schedule. I've been 'in ...