Some Geographical Perspective for Americans on Canadian Locations

As Canadians know, Canada is a massive country, not just east-west, but also north-south. To our American friends, you need to think of a provice as you would a state. For your sake, I’m using miles below instead of kilometres. 1 mile = 1.609344 kilometers. Central Canada (sometimes the Central provinces) is a region consisting… Read More Some Geographical Perspective for Americans on Canadian Locations

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Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me

Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me by Sarah Leavitt September 2010 9 x 10 paper 120 pages ISBN 978-1-55111-117-9 CDN $23.95 published by Freehand Books What is the book about? What do you do when your outspoken, passionate, and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? In this powerful graphic… Read More Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me

Cerebus could return? (plus the Sim event at Strange Adventures)

Information about the Last Dave Sim signing at Strange Adventures is being released. Of note, Dave conducted an exclusive interview with The Coast and revealed the following: (T)he question of whether his beloved creation Cerebus will ever make a return will certainly come up. He does, in fact, have plans. “The only way I would… Read More Cerebus could return? (plus the Sim event at Strange Adventures)

CBC: Lulu nods put Ottawa graphic artist in hot seat (no, not really)

http://www.cbc.ca/arts/books/story/2010/09/16/ottawa-graphic-artist.html#socialcomments Von Allan has a nod for best newcomer, best female character and book of the year at the U.S. awards, which are for comics by and about women. But Von Allan is a man — and that has some women in the industry wondering how he could be named, especially in the best newcomer… Read More CBC: Lulu nods put Ottawa graphic artist in hot seat (no, not really)

Canadian Retailer Update – September, 2010

What is the biggest rumour/bit of news to come down the pipe regarding retailers? The main supplier/distributor of comics, Diamond Comic Distributors, surveyed retailers to gauge interest in Tuesday delivery. Recently, Bleeding Cool reported: In December (2010) … comics deliveries will be staggered through the month, with a number of comics distributed a week in… Read More Canadian Retailer Update – September, 2010