Monthly Archives: April 2007

The Balloon popped (finally)

After letting it breathe heavily for a few years, I finally decided to kill off the Word Balloon. Most of its links were dead, I hadn’t spent any time on it for years and I didn’t see myself reviving it … Continue reading

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Where is the What…

  And exactly how much is a Canadian dollar ?

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Comics Comics Available for Download

Comics Comics, the “Clearinghouse for all things Comics” Dan Nadel and T Hodler, has just made a digital version of its second issue available for free (so we’re told). It contains articles on Dave Sim and Michael Kupperman, an hilarious … Continue reading

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Richard Cowdry in Forbidden Planet

I received the new Forbidden Planet catalogue today, and found some very nice strips by Richard ‘The Bedsit Journal’ Cowrey. I like it when cartoonists are able to bring an idea across using only one page of story. If they’re … Continue reading

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R. Kikuo Johnson Is NOT A Nerd

This beautiful portrait of R. Kikuo Johnson from Theme Magazine proves a point : he’s much t0o cool to be a geek. You’ll just have to try harder to join our ranks, man !  

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Matthew Forsythe for the Montreal Mirror

On his blog coming up for air, Canadian illustrator and cartoonist Matthew Forsythe mentions that he’s done the cover to the most recent issue of the Montreal Mirror with an illustration on internet security. He also gives some insight into … Continue reading

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Bertozzi !

If I were in the area, I’d be here tonight (but then, I’m only following the DC scene from quite a long way away). Nick Bertozzi made this invitation for the presentation of his new book The Salon and also … Continue reading

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ACME Novelty Toy Gallery

Niem Tran is a man of patience and manual prowess, who has assembled all of Chris Ware’s toy and craft designs and is exhibiting them at the ACME Novelty Toy Gallery. I am officially jealous now. Or maybe not – … Continue reading

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The Right Number

This has probably been blogged to death by now, but I like the gesture so much, that I just couldn’t stop myself promoting it. Scott McCloud, comics’ homo universalis par excellence, has decided to make his online comic, The Right … Continue reading

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Sarah Mensinga exclusively in New York Magazine

Flight is, in my humble opinion, one of the best, or at least most beautiful comics anthologies around today. I first came in contact with it through the Free Comic Book Day special that Image (if I recall correctly) put … Continue reading

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