Archives for January, 2010

From here: "I worked for them as a letterer at an embarrassingly low page rate. I took it to get some more superhero style stuff under ...


Chris is good, but busy. We launched the TCAF website last week, and I think we finally have all of the bugs worked out and the ...


Cameron Stewart does a great job on the art chores of Batman & Robin #7, out today. It's a breath of fresh air after Phillip ...


Torontonian artist and illustrator Gary Taxali has unveiled a near-complete preview of his art show at Narwhal Gallery this Thursday January 28th, entitled "The Taxali ...


"Bottom line is that if you want to break into the comic book world, or any artistic venue for that matter, you have to start ...


According to the just-discovered MustLoveJapan website (thanks @DebAoki!), Himeji Castle will be closing for repairs and upgrades beginning April 2010, until sometime in 2015. If you've ...


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The TCAF 2010 site is up. A proper PR will go out a little bit later today, but I figured I'd ping everyone first thing ...


- Chris


I realize I'm kinda famous for not reading the Previews until it's almost-too-late, but I do occasionally try to catch up on other websites' mentions ...


In reference to Specifically It would be nice if someone sent a copy of so he could stop giving that quote in interviews, cuz that shit ain't true. & ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 98


Book-Off in Kyoto. Frighteningly cheap books. Casa Magazine Cover in an Osaka Bookstore. Featuring a lovely little colour Moomin illustration. Osaka Bookstore-- 21 prints magazine with a ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 97


That's a huge fucking cell-phone strap, let me tell you. - Chris


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 96


8. The Push Man, and Other Stories, by Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Published by Drawn and Quarterly, September 2005. Alternative Comics: The purveyors and creators of that material ...


[caption id="attachment_4487" align="alignright" width="195" caption="The Walking Dead #70"][/caption] So the manga milestones thing is going well, eh? Those last couple entries got pretty large and took ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 95


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #5 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 94


7. Antique Bakery Volume 1, by Fumi Yoshinaga. Published by Digital Manga Publishing, July 2005. Much like Cardcaptor Sakura wasn't the first shoujo title published in ...


#6: Raijin Comics #46, by various. Published by Gutsoon Entertainment, July 2004 Upon the publication of the last issue of Raijin Comics, issue #46, in July ...


#5. Buddha Volume 1: Kapilavastu HC, by Osamu Tezuka. Published by Vertical Inc., October 2003. When I think of how and why Osamu Tezuka's Buddha was ...


#3: Shonen Jump #1. November 2002. Published by Viz. [caption id="attachment_4740" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Shonen Jump, Volume 1, Issue 1. Published by Viz, November 2002."][/caption] I kept going ...


There were more manga released each month in 2009 than were released in the entirety of the year 2000. The growth of Japanese-originating comics in ...


We ate really well in Japan, and savoured tons of local delicacies, a range of fusion cuisines from China, India, Pakistan, and Korea, melding with ...