Entries by Chris

Debuting in May. - Chris


I just wanted to make a short, small blog post, in favour of Raina Telgemeier's new graphic novel DRAMA. I had been given an Advance ...


I was offered the chance to turn my thoughts on this subject into something publishable, something definitive and succinct, but given the nature of the ...


Currently circulating around Twitter and the Blogosphere is this article entitled "When To Give Up" by Calista Brill on the First Second blog. First Second ...


"One of the overriding themes of comics this year is the pressing need for models and ways of getting work out there that match the ...


I just got a very welcome e-mail from Fantagraphics, with information about their new, upcoming edition of 7 Miles A Second. This book was revelatory to ...


Kitaro By Shigeru Mizuki Trade paperback / 6.5" x 8.75“ / 432 pages, b/w with 16 page full color section. $ 24.95 March 13 978-1-77046-110-9 Published by Drawn and Quarterly Meet Kitaro. ...


Heya! I'm pretty excited about my next trip to Japan, as I'll be bringing along a collective of cartoonists and publishers as part of the ...


It's been over a year since my last Japan Travelogue, and that was from 2010. I've been to Japan three times since then, and taken ...


I was very fortunate to meet graphic novelist Miriam Katin on the tour for her first major work, We Are On Our Own, a few ...


Just got a reminder e-mail from the good folks at ICv2, reminding NYCC-goers to register to attend their conference. The expert panels, not to mention ...


Hey folks. A busy summer has given way to a very busy fall, and I've got a bunch of travel on the horizon. I'm still writing ...


Hey folks! I got a note from Justin Hall, Editor of the excellent new queer comics compendium No Straight Lines, letting me know that the application deadline ...


I know it says as much in the sidebar, but I'm headed off to PAX this weekend. I'll be at the UDON Booth, #3828, please ...


So if you follow my online happenings more deeply than just this blog, you might have heard that a thing that I'm helping to make ...


Just before the San Diego Comic Con (hopefully explaining the delay!) I got a pretty amazing item in the mail, The Malinky Robot "Box of ...


Hey there, On the Twitters last weekend I was talking about this comics and medicine conference taking place in Toronto, a really important one (that I ...


I feel pretty good about comics right now. This thought was spurred by the news that, the week after the Batman movie opened, the bestselling ...


I've got a billion things to write about having just gotten back from vacation, but the two most time-sensitive are events I'm running in conjunction ...


Hey folks! I'm headed off to "Comic-Con International: San Diego" this week, in what looks to be my busiest trip ever. I just thought I'd ...


“Libraries are such an important part of the fabric of a city, not just repositories of information and culture, but community hubs that allow every ...


Despite a rather packed schedule I took some time over the last two weeks to participate in Andrew Wheeler's survey of characters who are inspiring ...


I sometimes forget that people read my twitter feed, so here's a few clarifying thoughts about DMP's use of Kickstarter to fund manga projects by ...


Yesterday a kid came into the store, maybe 6 years old, for the first time. He asked if we had any MAD Magazines and I ...


Thanks to a note from my friend David, I've been informed that there's a whole new round of Taiyo Matsumoto t-shirts now available at Uniqlo ...