Archives for June, 2009

Hey folks, sorry the updates have been slow... Internet access hasn't been that frequent, and we've actually been travelling quite a bit. So far we ...


So it took the better part of 24 hours from the time I woke up Monday morning to get to where I'm staying just outside ...


Go Fujimoto is an absolutely incredible Japanese "bara" or bear illustrator. Big dudes, cute faces, and even his quickly-coloured pencil sketches (as above) look incredible. ...


Today marks the beginning of Gay Pride Week here in Toronto! Sadly because I'm out and about right now, I had to reuse this image, ...


"It’s a little funny that I was asked to share what I’m reading this week, I feel like I’ve read fewer comics in the past ...


The fine folks at Japanator have unveiled the screening schedule for the new Evangelion movie, Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone, and it looks like ...


Hello folks, I'm Christopher Butcher and I’m the Festival Director and co-founder of TCAF, The Toronto Comic Arts Festival. Co-founder Peter Birkemoe, a handful of staff, ...


I've known about this for a little while (was really trying to have it happen in conjunction with TCAF--no dice) but it slipped my mind ...


One of the things I really enjoyed about my last trip to Japan was, in the Tezuka Museum, getting to see original art (manuscript) pages ...


[caption id="attachment_2738" align="alignright" width="135" caption="Oh, delicious assortment of Japanese alcoholic beverages."][/caption] So I am going back to Japan, with my darling and talented husband. As you ...


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Update 2, Final: So I am flat out wrong. But it's still really interesting. Check this: I received the following statement from Michelle Mauk, listed ...


The Summit of the Gods vol. 1 (of 5) by Yumemakura Baku and Jiro Taniguchi 328 pages, $25.00 Coming this fall from Fanfare UK 85 years ago today, ...


  Coming this Christmas? Hopefully? I will get it just to put Ryan North in his place. His place is under my bootheel. - Chris


Sooooo.... I know that manga fans can be a little "finnicky" when it comes to the condition and design of their books. They want the ...


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And now, to the dulcet tones and beeps of Underworld's Rez/Cowgirl, we shall commence liveblogging the second half of the Previews Catalogue. What does this ...