Review: The Suitcase: what not to do with dead pets


The Suitcase by Dan Berry Blank Slate Books It begins with an ordinary, yet unfortunate, circumstance. After agreeing to feed her neighbour’s cat and dog while they’re on a weekend break, Helen, on a visit to feed the pets, finds the dog dead. Nothing untoward; Cruncher had had, by all accounts, a long and good […]

Henry and Glenn #1 sells 71,000 copies — to celebrate, here’s a preview of issue #2


Tom Neely’s HENRY & GLENN FOREVER is a reinvention—totally fictional—of two rock icons combined with some razor sharp cartooning and the result is a comics classic. A POPULAR, comics classic: Publisher, Microcosm’s Joe Biel, lets it drop in this interview that HENRY & GLENN FOREVER has sold 71,000 copies. Given that it costs a mere […]

2013 CAKE Programming: Shiga, Renier and more on graphic narrative


Alongside TCAF and SPX, CAKE has aptly been described as one of the best indie comic events around today. This year’s expo swept by just this past weekend and was inarguable amassed with an outpouring of talented artists and creators, brilliant comics, and all around good vibes. The programming this year round was notably shorter […]

Charles Soule on Superman/Wonder Woman: It “will help both characters grow significantly”


As I noted the other day, there was a lot of hullabaloo about the Superman/Wonder Woman book from those who favor the Clark/Lois pairing and a non-romantically-entangled Wonder Woman. Writer Charles Soule has commented on his blog and dropped a few more hints about the book: This sort of thing has been done in the […]

On the Scene: Neil Gaiman Launches “Most Personal” Book’s Tour in Brooklyn


Neil Gaiman’s latest book, THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE, launched onto the market in a flurry of early glowing reviews on June 18th, and it was a long and “surreal” day for Gaiman, fresh from a plane in from London to usher the work into the hands of UK and US fans. […]