Archives for November, 2009

Continuing to scour the November Previews for all of the best stuff, and cataloging my off-the-cuff, immediate reactions to it. 4:58pm: I missed this in the ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 71.


Hello! And welcome to Liveblogging The Previews. My name is Christopher Butcher, and I'm a comics retailer, managing The Beguiling in Toronto, Canada. At The ...


The fine folks at SLG Publishing (known back-in-the-day as Slave Labor Graphics) are having a pretty solid sale right now—40% off their whole web store ...


I work for The Beguiling, and make about 95% of the blog posts at Beguiling.com. They're not often terribly in-depth, but we do get a ...


The talk-back section at industry-watching website ICv2 has been abuzz over the past week about the contentious issue of how few 'all ages' comics there ...


I figure everyone is at least as OCD as me, and would love to be able to read as many of the spines on the ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 70.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 69.


It's easy, as a tourist in Japan, to stick entirely to the  Yamanote (ya-ma-no-tay) line that circles downtown Tokyo. It's got all of the major ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 68.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 67.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 66.


Last week I saw two tweets come up from Kazu Kibuishi, author of the Amulet and Copper graphic novels from Scholastic and the Editor-in-Chief of the ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 65.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 64.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 63.


Venerable Canadian Graphic Novel Publisher Drawn & Quarterly has just received a glowing company profile from Canadian Business Magazine, and writer Jason McBride. The business ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 62.


[caption id="attachment_3995" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="TCAF's set-up at last week's SpeakEasy art show, a plethora of posters and promotional art by talented artists!"][/caption] Just a quick reminder ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 61.


I'm so glad we have two straight white republicans like Trey Parker and Matt Stone to tell us when we should or shouldn't be offended ...


With the end-of-season BEST OF lists already cropping up, NBM's announcement that a third volume of Lewis Trondheim's diary comic LITTLE NOTHINGS would be dropping ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 60.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 59.