Archives for April, 2009

10:16pm: ...and we're back. In case you're just joining us, I am a comic book retailer who has to have his Diamond Previews order done and ...


2:20pm: Man do I not have time for this. I should be doing TCAF stuff, but unfortunately I can't just quit my day job at ...


FREE COMIC BOOK DAY FOR EVERYONE Saturday, May 2nd, from Noon-5pm @ The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street, Near Bloor & Bathurst Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6G 2L7 FREE! http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=98705686354 It's FREE COMIC ...


 Tlönista clears things up for those of you who don't quite get it.  Click through to see the girl version as well. But yeah, go ahead ...


I have a thousand things to do right now but I'm honestly a little burnt out at the moment. It's gorgeous outside, I'm going to ...


Peter Birkemoe and I were interviewed by Robin McConnel on the Inkstuds Radio Programme and Podcast. Today! I'm just listening to it now. We spend ...


The webcomic Unshelved is about life working in a library. It's a huge hit online and in the library market, though relatively unknown in comic book ...


Yes. Yessssss. - Chris


I'm sure I'm being too sensitive about this, but this was annoying: "Hm, front page story in the NYT Arts section…hipster manga just got a lot ...


This is a fantastic article, a translation of a blog post/lecture by the Takekuma Kentaro, co-creator of Even A Monkey Can Draw Manga on the ...


  I had no idea.there was a Moomin anime. I knew it was popular in Japan, but... neat-o! Thanks to JH for the tip-off. Edit: More Moomin ...


We've just put up most of the TCAF Events that will be happening in Toronto surrounding the Festival. We're nailing down the dates on others, ...


Yay! - Chris


In the comments section of my last post on the New York Times Graphic Book Bestseller List, a commenter named Tommy Raiko comes to different ...


Amazon's "adult materials" policy (I didn't even know they had one) is thus: "In consideration of our entire customer base, we exclude "adult" material from appearing ...


"Last week, Marvel’s 2007 adaptation of the Stephen King fantasy epic appeared, as if by magic, atop the hardcover list, unseating Watchmen. Although I couldn’t find ...


Because Fantagraphics' FLOG RSS feed is kinda broken, I see the same blog posts by them 5-10 times in my feed reader. Because I saw ...


[caption id="attachment_2446" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="KTR: Graphically Speaking. (L to R) Christopher Butcher, Kate Beaton, Willow Dawson, Emily Horne, Ryan North, and Brian McLachlan"]   [/caption]   Last night was ...


Hey there, everyone trying to get a hold of me! My e-mail filled up (unbeknownst to me) last night at 5:18pm, and didn't get cleared ...


(Just posted this on The Beguiling's store blog, and I figured it earned a spot here too. Come hang out with webcomics people! It'll be ...


Last week the nominees for the 2009 Shuster Awards were announced. The Shuster Awards started off as Canada's fan-awards, with Canadian comics fans invited to ...


http://pwbeat.publishersweekly.com/blog/2009/04/01/big-numbers-to-conclude/ Heidi's April Fool's joke this year was Simon The Biz Bisley finishing up the last 7 issues of Big Numbers. At least that's how I ...


  [caption id="attachment_2431" align="aligncenter" width="570" caption="Why, what's this event at the refence library?"][/caption]  That was a lovely little surprise today. :) - Chris


  I was talking a lot of shit yesterday (a lot of shit...) but the one thing that I stand behind is that I could've coloured ...