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I Choose Comics

I promise this blog will resume its usual comics/tv/wrestling fuckery on Friday. There’s something else I want to write about right now.

You might have noticed I didn’t write a blog last week. 1,123 more words


Back to School Special

I was born in 1988, making my debut the same month as Neil Gaiman’s first issue of Sandman. Frank Miller and David Mazzuchelli reinvented Batman the year previous with Year One, eschewing the decided campiness of the previous decades to turn him into the Dark Knight we know today. 2,190 more words


Manga-Inspired Comics at Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2015

Last month I posted an essay titled The Cultural Cross-Pollination of Shōjo Manga in which I argued that the work of young comics creators in North America has increasingly come to demonstrate narrative and visual allusions to shōjo manga. 505 more words

Popular Culture

Free TCAF Digital Comic Available Again for a Limited Time Only

Earlier this year, the Sequential digital graphic novel app for iPad and The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) gave away free copies of the TCAF 2015 Digital Comics Anthology… 150 more words


Graphic Novel Immersion Day

I recently had what I’ve dubbed Graphic Novel Immersion Day (GNID).

It happened to coincide with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. While I had nothing to do with this festival, it caused a plethora of graphic novel/comics-related media mentions, which influenced my own GNID. 312 more words


TCAF 2015

TCAF is the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. It is a week long celebration of comics and graphic novels and their creators, which culminates in a two-day exhibition and vendor fair featuring hundreds of comics creators from around the world. 105 more words

Tundra Books


My last two weekends have been somewhat eventful, bucket-list-wise. The weekend before last, I visited the distillery district at last. It was starting to get sunny, but I still needed my hat and scarf because the wind was quite chilly. 510 more words