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It's the opening animation to the Parappa The Rapper anime from 2001, courtesy of gaming blog Kotaku. It's so, so good. It's like a more ...


The nice thing about being assigned books to review is that you get to experience titles you might normally have never picked up, or even ...


Hi there folks. These are the comics that are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling Books & Art in Toronto, Canada this week. These books ...


It's a bad time for established power structures, folks. Actually, for whatever reason "Beware the Ides of March" always reminds me of Jhonen Vasquez' Johnny ...


It's the front and back covers to Comics Festival 2007, FEB070041. Left by Darwyn Cooke, Right by Bryan Lee O'Malley. Look for it in the ...


- I don't know why you'd be browsing my site at 11pm on a Saturday night, but if you are? Remember that Daylight Savings Time ...


Hi there folks. These are the comics that are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling Books & Art in Toronto, Canada this week. These books ...


Books Are Good For You T-shirt design by Nury Lee at Threadless.com.  Just as we're all clibming out from Christmas Debts, one of my fav online t-shirt ...


Toronto Cartoonist Matthew Blackett is best known around town as Matt B, who (until recently) chronicled life in the T-dot in his weekly comic strip for ...


0 copies before the end of the day. Sorry if I let anyone down. - Christopher


So two hours after I posted yesterday about Captain America #25, we got our first call. It was, as I'd hoped, an anxious and fumbling ...


So... we haven't had anyone calling about Captain America #25. No passionate phone calls imploring us to hold them a copy. No "Is it True!?". ...


Comics Festival Covers. Left by Darwyn Cooke. Right by Bryan Lee O'Malley.  Hey there folks! We just put the finishing touches on the line-up and layout for ...


None of us is, sadly, unfamiliar with the many attempts to use comic books to attract the unwitting into organised religion. While the scare-tactics of the ...


Hi there folks. These are the comics that are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling Books & Art in Toronto, Canada this week. These books ...


...so where was I, before we were so rudely interupted. Saturday afternoon! I missed the Stephen King panel because I didn't write it on my little ...


Hey, I'm all good here. Made it back in one piece and on time, but a number of commitments have kept me off the internet. ...


Like a carnival tilt-a-whirl that slowly grinds to a stop, the second annual New York Comic Con has come to a close. The exhaustion amongst ...


Stolen from http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6418795.html: Jim Crocker, manager Modern Myths Comics & Games (Northampton, Ma.); Chris Butcher, manager the Bequiling (Toronto); and John Davis, Bookazine, at the 2007 ...


I just came back from Artist’s Alley (or ‘Artist’s Aerie’ as I saw Heidi describe it this morning, referring to its location on the fourth floor…). ...


...so the internet in my hotel crapped out last night, which is not very surprising considering 800 people were trying to use it at the ...


I’m going to be honest here, I spent very little time at the New York Comic Con today. Thursday, Day 0, is realistically for convention ...


I'm about 4 hours away from leaving for New York, trying to pack and triple-check everything. I swear to you I wasn't trying to leave ...


Two quick things. We're giving out guestlist spots to the Toronto MySpace Black Curtain Screening of 300, which I think is in IMAX, on The Beguiling's Mailing ...


Hi there folks. These are the comics that are scheduled to ship to The Beguiling Books & Art in Toronto, Canada this week. These books ...