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DC's online comics initiative, Zuda, have posted their creator contracts online. Following along with Joey Manley, I will at least congratulate them for being transparent, ...


From Dirk Deppey at Journalista: [Commentary] Christopher Butcher declares that scanlations are wrong and even the mildest of snark is unacceptable in a Comics Journal blog. ...


The Word On The Street is a FREE literary festival held on September 30th from 11am-6pm in five cities across Canada*. I'm really happy to ...


Over at SFGate.com (the online home of the San Francisco Chronicle), columnist Jeff Yang compares and contrasts the new graphic novel collection of Taiyo Matsumoto's ...


My anger is so fucking righteous. Seriously though, I'm in Japan, everything's goddamned awesome. I don't even have an angry bone in my body at this ...


I'm in Japan. Above you can see Saitama just north of Tokyo, where we're staying for much of our trip. It's very hot and very ...


It occurs to me, having read Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics, that describing something as a "comic book industry" 50 or 60 years ago would have ...


Hello everyone! I’m Christopher Butcher, one of the co-founders and organizers of the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. I and my co-organizers, Peter Birkemoe and Matthew Seiden, ...


[Edited: Lots Added] Hey there. Thanks to everyone for the kind words in the comments sections and the emails, we're really happy over here that ...


Debuting at TCAF and successfully kept a secret until then, it's The Beguiling 20th Anniversary Print by James Jean. Now available in The Beguiling's Webstore. ...


Stacey brought us heart-shaped TCAF cookies Sunday afternoon. They were great. She is awesome. :) - Christopher


Hi there. Everyone who's tuning in to see how the show went I'll tell ya flat out: it looks like it went really well. Probably the best ...


Hey there guys, I'm ridiculously busy at the moment but I wanted to take a second and recognize all the great media that TCAF got ...


What's going on today? Paul Pope (vis a vis his appearance at this weekend's Toronto Comic Arts Festival) is on the cover of Toronto's Eye ...


All I've been working on is TCAF stuff so I don't have a whole-lot to talk about... But I have three images that you might ...


 


PLEASE INCLUDE IN YOUR LISTINGS TCAF PARTY: SONGS & PICTURES Featuring Kupek, Little Brown Bat, and Ragni Saturday, August 18th, Doors Open at 9PM Sneaky Dees, 431 College St. ...


Hey there. A fun little interview I did with Toronto Foodie Blog TasteTO just went online at http://www.tasteto.com/ (scroll down). They were nice enough to ...


Who doesn't love a contest? As part of a promotion I set up with Toronto's EYE WEEKLY Magazine, who is sponsoring The Toronto Comic Arts Festival ...


Here are three interesting things about Original Comics Art and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, August 18-19 in Scenic Toronto, Canada. Item #1: Really sweet piece ...


(I lied about not posting about comics issues for a few days, I had to get this off my chest.) In response to the Zuda Card ...


- All of my time is taken up with prep for The Toronto Comic Arts Festival right now (August 18-19). Everytime I actually want to write ...


Hey there, why read this stuff when you could go and read Chip Zdarsky (under the name of his alter-ego) giving out good, practical advice ...



Hi there folks, here are a few of the more interesting comics and graphic novels scheduled to ship to The beguiling Books & Art in ...