Archives for May, 2008

If you're a publisher, that is to say, someone who publishes (and presumably wants to publish) books, then you should do so. It's a lot ...


Oh man, this is just appalling. From Lea Hernandez' journal comes word of Tokyopop's new contracts, in which they get you to give up all of ...


Saw Speed Racer last night and it's fantastic. The perfect Hollywood movie, and I don't mean that with any snark or condescension. It had a ...


I just got back from being working about 17 hours, all told, at Anime North today. I'm pretty tired. I did want to point out that ...


Over at The Comics Reporter, Tom Spurgeon's "Five For Friday" feature solicits reader reaction on a specific theme, like your five favourite superheroes, five important ...


Just thought I'd duck onto the net before leaving for work and I found out that Rory Root, owner of Comic Relief in California had ...


Stuart Immonen signs CENTIFOLIA @ The Beguiling Wednesday, May 28, 2008, 5PM-7PM The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street, Toronto http://www.beguiling.com http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=18138572227 FREE Join Stuart Immonen, artist of ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN, and NEXTWAVE at ...


Project Superpowers #0-#3 By Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, Doug Kaluba, Stephen Sadowski, Carlos Paul, Andy Smith, and Various #0: $1.00, #1-3: $2.99 each, FCBD: Free Published by Dynamite ...


We're confirmed: The 2009 Toronto Comic Arts Festival will be held Saturday May 9th and Sunday May 10th, in Toronto, Canada. Our new digs? The ...


Although he was under no obligation to do so, Tom Spurgeon didn't post the full text of my response to the news that Fantagraphics has ...


1. Would a show that's sort of like Gordon Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares but set in comic book stores do well? Or would it just collapse ...


I was in a mood but I'm done now. - Chris


Hey everybody! I just posted The Beguiling's Free Comic Book Day wrap-up at: http://www.beguiling.com/2008/05/free-comic-book-day-2008-wrap-up.html. We had a good year this year despite some pretty awful weather, ...


French graphic novelists Phillipe Dupuy and Charles Berberian visited New York a few months back, in celebration of the English-language release of Berberian's new book ...


I was fortunate enough to be a guest on the CBC's weekend morning program Fresh Air with Jeff Goodes this morning, extolling the virtues of ...


Are you in Toronto? Know people who are? The Beguiling/TCAF have put together two pretty-amazing Free Comic Book Day events. For one we partnered with ...


7:14am: I've been awake for 2 hours now. I'm on the radio this morning, across Canada, talking about the Iron Man movie opening today and ...


Alright, I totally need a little help here. I'm pretty up on the manga, I do my best to research the market, talk to fans, all ...


A retailer in Michigan was robbed and then shot in his store last week. He's in the hospital right now and racking up what I ...