Archives for December, 2010

Just as a little follow-up to yesterday's post, here's a look at the Christmas Joy to be found inside the doors at the Takeshimaya Times ...


It's no secret that I go shopping in Japan, almost all of my travelogues have been retail oriented. But one of my favourite stores is ...


I can't recall if this was a secret-secret, or a known-secret, but Jeff Smith and Cartoon Books just announced that they'll be doing a One ...


This weekend we finally got through the 300+ applications for next year's Toronto Comic Arts Festival, and picked our 2011 exhibitors. This evening, I started sending ...


UDON is not hiring. Not just because the portfolios sent to us aren’t very good, though the majority are very weak, but also because we're ...


The folks at Threadless, the indy-American-Idol style T-Shirt company are blowing out their entire stock at $9 a shirt, for one day only. That is ...


Just a quick note that I have an utterly not-comics-related blog at http://christopherbutcher.com and I've been talking about Christmas Music, which I love, over the ...


Yes, the Japanese have a supermarket called FOO:Dmagazine (Foodie Magazine), an upscale grocery store in the massive SEIYU chain. I'm not going to lie to ...


It occurs to me, this being a comic-book website, that not all of my readers may be familiar with club flyers, and may think them ...


In observance of World AIDS day December 1st, I thought it might be appropriate (and fun!) to dig out some of the "souvenirs" of my ...