Archives for March, 2009

Previews Due: 11:59pm, March 31 Previews Done: 11:59pm, March 31 -- Now I have to do all the supplemental ordering that comes with Previews. Urgh. Next month: Do ...


So that was ridiculous eh? Well we're only 178 pages through the catalogue, 200+ to go. Let's just take a second to slam a Red ...


Have you always wanted to know what it was like to be a comics retailer on the day that the PREVIEWS catalogue is due and ...


Little Nothings Volume 2: The Prisoner Syndrome By Lewis Trondheim 128 Pages, softcover, $14.95 Published by NBM Publishing I haven't yet gotten around to publishing my Best-Graphic-Novels-of-2008 List, but ...


That's right! It's the official line-up for COMICS FESTIVAL 2009! Featuring a ton of great Canadian cartoonists doing all kinds of great kid-oriented new stories! ...


1. 2. Jeff Lemire and Jose Villarrubia are tricking out a totally weird looking ongoing series for Vertigo. This is: amazing. First issue is only a buck ...


TCAF 2009 Poster Image by Bryan Lee O'Malley Design by Chip Zdarsky   Final full-size poster (with less text) available April, 2009   (Just realized I never posted this here, ...


The Beguiling and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival are once again proud to partner with Toronto Public Library for Keep Toronto Reading Month, a month-long ...


Hey readership. I'm gonna be honest with you here, for the next month and a half I'm going to be eating, sleeping, and breathing The ...


Hey! TCAF is going to be awesome! I just added 30+ new guests and a bunch of new publishers to the website. Here's the bulk ...


It's time once again for The Doug Wright Awards for excellence in (English language) Canadian cartooning! "Founded in 2004 to recognize the best English-language graphic ...


From February 19th: "Yes, this may be an inconvenience for some retailers out there. But no, don’t hate on Diamond for this. They have ...


A Drifting Life By Yoshihiro Tatsumi 856 Pages, Softcover, $29.99/$39.99 Published by Drawn & Quarterly I have no doubt that much will be written about this book when it ...


This Fall, my friend Zach Worton's first professionally-published graphic novel will be making it's way to better comic and book stores everywhere, courtesy of the ...


ITEM: My good friend Steven Murray did a history of Watchmen's journey to the silver screen, in comics format. It's quite good (excerpt above). Check ...


Hey, kudos to the folks at DC Comics for doing right by the Final Crisis HC. Originally scheduled to contain just FC #1-7 for 25 ...


Still mostly on radio-silence here because The Beguiling and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival are taking up almost every single bit of my time at ...