Archives for 2008

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 ...


I'm just finishing up the monthly Previews order for the store, and noticed something a little peculiar. We ordered just-about as many volumes of Fruits ...


"As Josh notes, there are smaller cons that cater to indie comics - SPX, APE, MoCCa, etc. -- cons largely by and for activists, who've ...


I hinted at it in some of my brief New York posts, but I thought I'd maybe blog a little more thoroughly about my conversation ...


I don't usually just post press releases, but this is amazing! Christophe Blain will be touring west coast comic stores starting this weekend! If you're ...


It's 6 years to the day since I started blogging at Comics212. I'm a considerably better writer at this point, I think. I actually started ...


I just got back from NPR, and I think the interview went really well. If you're just joining us following the show, thanks for visiting! ...


Hey there, readership! Two quick things. I am still in New York, and the nice folks at NPR's The Bryant Park Project morning show have asked ...


Kazu Kibuishi signs the movie contract for his graphic novel Amulet. The movie has been optioned by Will Smith's production company. Kazu is pretty excited ...


Carla Speed McNeil- "We are totally rocking out at the Mac store. We rode the Cuisinart." I think for future cons, I am only going to ...


I didn't actually see David Saylor at the ICv2 panels yesterday, as mentioned below... I just thought I did and was confused by someone who ...


New York is going well, and the first day of panels were certainly interesting. The show opens to professionals and the press in about 10 ...


Hello Folks! I'll be at The New York Comic Con this weekend, because I haven't missed one yet. Will I get to do a "LOCKDOWN!" ...


I can't believe I just thought "Wow, only 21 new manga. Looks like a light week!". - Chris *Note: Not actually first though, I've been up since ...


I've got the most severe case of writer's block at the moment, which is why posting has been so sporadic. Many apologies. I was going ...


Trevor Brown is an artist that is quite well-known in comics and illustration circles. A favourite of the Juxtapoz Magazine crowd. One of his paintings ...


Go check out the full test for Studio Ghibli director Yoshifumi Kondo's take on an animated Little Nemo in Slumberland. It's amazing: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3342755205038857742 And if you want ...


Last week's wrap-up of Superman & The Golden Age Legion in Action Comics was really, surprisingly enjoyable and probably the best comic Geoff Johns has ...