Using Comics to bridge the growing reading gender gap

The Canadian Council on Learning has released research that in their opinion shows that boys are generally less inclined to read than girls and that when they do read they prefer reading fantasy, non-fiction and comic books. We’ve covered the concerns that others have expressed elsewhere about the falling literacy rates for young boys when… Read More Using Comics to bridge the growing reading gender gap

North America Weekend Box Office – Pilgrim movie opens in fifth place; Universal comments

Universal spokesman Paul Pflug: “Regardless of the perceived outcome we are proud of this film and our relationship with the visionary and creative filmmaker Edgar Wright. Studios need to continue to offer audiences good and original ideas/films. Edgar has created a truly unique film that is both envelope pushing and genre bending and when examined… Read More North America Weekend Box Office – Pilgrim movie opens in fifth place; Universal comments

Happenings: Montreal Comic-Con, September 11-12, 2010

THE MONTREAL COMIC-CON Dates: Saturday, September 11, 2010 Sunday, September 12, 2010 Hours: SAT 11-7 SUN 10-5 LOCATION: Place Bonaventure, Room 200-N 800, rue de la Gauchetière Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H5A 1K6 Located right in the heart of downtown Montreal, Place Bonaventure is a one-of-a-kind single complex. Since its construction in 1967, it has been… Read More Happenings: Montreal Comic-Con, September 11-12, 2010

August 4th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators

Avengers/Invaders Trade Paperback Marvel US$34.99 Artwork by Stephen Sadowski. Berserker Vol. 1 Trade Paperback Image/Top Cow US$14.99 Cover by Dale Keown. Brain Camp Graphic Novel First Second US$16.99 Artwork and Cover by Faith Erin Hicks. Preview at Amazon.Com Brightest Day #7 DC US$2.99 Cover by David Finch. Preview at Comics Book Resources Deadpool #1000 Marvel… Read More August 4th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators