Entries by Chris

In the last week of 2006, I was an incredible smart-ass and decided to treat the weekly shipping list like chicken entrails or tea leaves, ...


I don't know if this is ruining the surprise or just making sure you don't miss it... Eyeshield 21 Vol 19 hits comics shops everywhere ...


"The comics industry needs to rectify its historical abuses as best it can, no matter if a court makes them or not. It needs to ...


+ Flight contributor and graphic novelist Neil Babra recently completed an adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet for the "No Fear Shakespeare" line of graphic novels published ...


Did you read that headline? "A federal judge here on Wednesday ruled that the heirs of Jerome Siegel — who 70 years ago sold the rights ...


I just wanted to briefly mention that I was in the newspaper a couple of times in the past few weeks, which is kind of ...


We've installed 2 more bookcases of manga at The Beguiling in the past week or two, bumping our total to 14 (and 6 spinner racks). ...


Toronto's R.G. Taylor has a new graphic novel dropping in a few months called "Growing Up With Comics" from Desperado. It's a collection of various ...


Was working through my computer today and tripped over this... An awesome illustration by Jim Mahfood to promote the 2005 TCAF kick-off event featuring musician/turntablist/graphic ...


I moderate all of my comments. Primarily because sometimes the spam filter breaks down and I had to delete 50 pieces of Spam from the moderation ...


On June 17th, Viz Media will release CAT-EYED BOY, a two-volume collection of the shonen horror classic by Kazuo Umezu weighing in at over a ...


Oh man... Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo is helping celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Shonen Sunday Magazine by releasing a year's worth of limited edition manga ...


My friend Corey Mintz has started a food blog. It combines recipies, restaurant reviews done for Eye Magazine here in town, and food-related writing and ...


He came back in today and bought the DVD. - Christopher


For the third year in a row I'll be at the New York Comic Con, April 18-20. Actually, I'll be in New York from the ...


Customer interaction 1 minute ago. [Customer is a full-grown man(child) standing in front of one of the anime cases, jumping up and down. Ostensibly to see ...


I think it's important to point out that in the first issue of PiQ, the magazine calls its readership the following names: nerds, dorks, geeks, ...


Just a quick note that Michel Rabagliati got a very nice interview in The National Post today, in advance of his appearance in Toronto this ...


What's comics about this picture? Give up? It's James Jean, his illustrations bedecking the fabulous organza silk tunic and pant combo, inspiring the colours of ...


The Toronto event with Michel Rabagliati is coming up this weekend (Saturday March 15th at 5pm at the Lillian H. Smith Library). Rabagliati is the ...


This is a fanboy post, but I needed to get it off my chest: Simon Jones on the Icarus Comics blog posted news last week that ...


One of the greatest joys of my job is not hauling each week's shipment of new comics and graphic novels up to the second floor ...


+ Michael Cho just got out of the hospital after a fairly serious bout of illness. Cho is known around town for some great comics, ...


Odd: Going to a website and seeing a picture of yourself you've never seen before. Odder: Googling yourself to find out where that picture came from, ...


http://blog.wired.com/underwire/2008/03/report-gary-gyg.html - Chris