I’m in Toronto for TCAF and I’m trapped in a hotel room with bags and bags of maple bacon potato chips. Oh, Canada! Yesterday it was the Librarian-Educator Conference, and Word Balloon Academy and you can actually listen to my deeds and those of Brigid Alvelson, Deb Aoki, Erica Friedman and Johanna Draper Carlson […]
What this, twelve graphic novels, a demon trapped in a leg and punk rock? It can only mean one thing, it’s crowdfunding round-up time.
This month’s Small Press & Indie Comics Galore links features Hwei Lim, Catherine Ocelot, Pascal Girard, Sloane Leong and many many more
This week we look at anxiety, Macbeth, and a darn-fine detective.
Nice Art § Finding a single artist for this month’s Nice Art feature was extremely difficult. Early in February, #VisibleWomen took twitter by storm and helped showcase the work of phenomenal artist and cartoonist from around the world. Shortly after, another one came up to showcase the work of even more creators #DrawingWhileBlack. I decided to select […]
Lawrence Lindell (From Black Boy With Love) is an artist, musician and educator from California. I came across his comic, Couldn’t Afford Therapy, So I Made This, in late 2017. It’s a 126-page black and white book that deals with mental health, his to be exact. Lindell wrote the comic to help cope with his mental well-being, […]
I’m whatever the opposite of the life of a party is. When I have people over at my house, I don’t call them parties, I call them gatherings. I like to lower expectations so people do not anticipate having too good of a time. Like, maybe you’ll have a decent time? That’s all I can […]
— Nice Art § This month’s nice art is by Zane Zlemeša, a Latvian artist whose done some work with Kuš! Comics. Her work has a lot of textures, bold colours, an interesting way to add layers of gray for depth and a unique style. It’s really neat, you can find her work directly at […]
I like to end the month by having an existential crisis and I’m glad that 2018 is proving no different. The good part about questioning what your purpose on this mortal plane is, is that you are likely to venture off into unknown areas of your brain. My brain is filled with campy science-fiction tropes, […]
Bonjour from Angoulême. A few naps and some bad wifi since last we spoke but things are humming here. As at most cons, Saturday is the “big day” and most people are escaping huge crowds with meetings, lunch or staying in bed. Thursday, after the FCA breakfast and podcasting I inspected the “Nouvelle Monde” […]