Too much of a good thing or too little? Trying to get a handle on Toronto Con reports

Last weekend we had three regional comics events in Canada, as well as one large  convention in the US. There are hardly any reports from the smaller one day comic shows, such as the ones that were held in Edmonton and Vancouver, but there have been a few reports from the 3-day Wizard Toronto Comic… Read More Too much of a good thing or too little? Trying to get a handle on Toronto Con reports

February sees a bump in overall comics sales, periodicals face “middling effect”

February saw the comics periodical level off into a mire that reminds me of cable television shows – with a lot of different books appealing to the same sized audience.  January’s sales dip seems to have been countered though. What does it all mean? Hard to say really – but the return of some popular… Read More February sees a bump in overall comics sales, periodicals face “middling effect”

Canada Reads wrap-up: Essex County wins the people’s choice. Final thoughts.

Yesterday the Canada Reads jury decided on the best book in Canada over the last decade: The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis. Sadly, it wasn’t The Collected Essex County by Jeff Lemire, as it was the first of the top 5 voted off the list. However, the folks at CBC decided to run an… Read More Canada Reads wrap-up: Essex County wins the people’s choice. Final thoughts.

Paul à Angoulême

2010 Joe Shuster Award-winning Outstanding Cartoonist Michel Rabagliati (Paul à Quebec) is in France this month for Le Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême and is featured in this article on cyberpresse.ca

2 links from Pop!: Rivoche’s Star Trek Portfolio and an interview with Peter DeCourcy

Jeffery Klaehn checks in with two new articles that he produced for his Pop! website. The first is a very cool set of Star Trek images by Paul Rivoche (Justice League Unlimited, Mister X, The Spirit) and the second is an interview with Peter DeCourcy, the manager of Barrie’s Blue Beetle Comics and the Editor-in-Chief… Read More 2 links from Pop!: Rivoche’s Star Trek Portfolio and an interview with Peter DeCourcy