Archives for “Canadian Cartooning”

[caption id="attachment_5845" align="alignright" width="227" caption="Skullkickers #1 Cover A. "][/caption] My friend Jim Zubkavich is a good guy. He works primarily as the creative director at UDON ...


[caption id="attachment_5800" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="How I Spent My Monday Night: Chatting with hundreds of people at the Scott Pilgrim Costume Contest. Photo by Alex Davies ...


Item! My good friend Ben Spiegel came up with a very cool Google Map, mapping out where all of the locations from the Scott Pilgrim ...


[caption id="attachment_5689" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Chris with Megaphone. Photo by Paul Hillier, http://www.flickr.com/photos/roadragebunny/"][/caption] I swear, I was much happier than this last night. Seriously, that was a pretty ...


The lovely Tom Spurgeon asked me for an interview, following the enormous success of TCAF 2010, and I decided "what the heck," and went along ...


I am sadly, desperately, mournfully behind when it comes to reading my Google Feed Reader (everyone should have one!), and so now I'm scraping May ...


One of the loveliest things I saw this weekend was this original Catwoman illustration by Jillian Tamaki, on display at The Doug Wright Awards Booth ...


‘George Sprott,’ Aboriginal manga lead nominations for the 2010 Doug Wright Awards 6th annual awards to be handed out as part of Toronto ...


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 ...


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 ...


Three things in this post: An overview of my thoughts on digital printing/print-on-demand, a look at Dave Sim's move to ComiXpress for some of his ...


One of my favourite things this year is when Chip Zdarsky drew a bunch of muppets for their anniversary. I know, right? There's a whole ...


Todays Christmas Comic comes to us from... Geoff Spear and Chip Kidd's The Golden Age of DC Comics: 365 Days. Released a few years back, ...


So I wrote a post a week back called "The Myth of All-Ages" and people seemed to really respond to it, for which I am ...


Once upon a time I lived with Bryan Lee O'Malley and this other guy, and we used one of the rooms in the house for ...


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 ...


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


From Atwood to Polkaroo: Highlights of Word on the Street events The stars of CanLit mingle with comics geeks, dub poets, the TVO Kids gang and ...


Hey folks! If you're in Toronto this Sunday, September 27th, might I humbly suggest you mosey on over to Queen's Park to enjoy THE WORD ...


So I was counting up all of the events that The Beguiling either hosted or sponsored in 2008, in order to prepare our TCAF wrap-up. ...


Peter Birkemoe and I were interviewed by Robin McConnel on the Inkstuds Radio Programme and Podcast. Today! I'm just listening to it now. We spend ...


The webcomic Unshelved is about life working in a library. It's a huge hit online and in the library market, though relatively unknown in comic book ...


We've just put up most of the TCAF Events that will be happening in Toronto surrounding the Festival. We're nailing down the dates on others, ...