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Philippe Leblanc

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Philippe Leblanc is a Canadian comics journalist. In his regular life, he improves Canadian medical education, and is the co-host of the Ottawa Comic Book Club. He reads alternative, indie and art comics at night and write about them for the Comics Beat.

A Year of Free Comics: Eight panels can make you cry...

Yon Lee reminisces about the arrival of his sister.

A Year of Free Comics: Xulin Wang’s PRESCRIBED BURN tackles the...

Xulin Wang tackles the difficult question of the role of fire in rejuvenating forests.

A Year of Free Comics: The crass & unexpected comedy of...

Thoughtful reflections on the myths of Dracula in a clip-art comedy comics.

REVIEW: Two steps forward, one step back in SUPERGIRL S2

Clark Kent finally arrives and the series continues to build on its foundations.

A Year of Free Comics: Laura Ķeniņš on The Sixth Mass...

Laura Ķeniņš' The Sixth Mass Extinction looks at the impact of misunderstanding science and what it means for us.

Focus on Alberta: Exploring the process of learning in Eric Dyck’s...

Slaughterhouse Slough is about Lethbridge, Alberta, but it's fundamentally about learning.

A Year of Free Comics: The light comedy of THE PLANET...

The Planet with No Beer has a silly premise, but it becomes endearing.

Focus on Alberta: Sho Uehara’s Storytelling Skills Shine in REPOSE

Repose showcases the incredible storytelling skills of Sho Uehara.

Focus on Alberta: Parenting is weird & funny in Kelly Tindall’s...

The Adventurers captures a very distinct, almost raw feeling about the experience of parenting.

Review: Meredith W. Park’s GIVE OR TAKE A YEAR is an...

Give or Take a Year solidified in my mind that Meredith W. Park is a brilliant cartoonist and a fantastic storyteller.

REVIEW: The earnestness and charm of SUPERGIRL S1

Supergirl approaches the character and her world with a reverence that is quite outstanding.

A Year of Free Comics: The woes of being a single...

The setting of Raruurien may be fantastical, but the issues are extremely grounded and relatable.