Retail Therapy

The Beguiling

Founded in 1987, The Beguiling has set a new standard in Canada for comics and graphic novel retail. Showcasing the largest selection of alternative, underground and avant-garde graphic story telling in the country, The Beguiling has a worldwide reputation for excellence. Peter Birkemoe has the deets! Continue reading

Hare Tonic

Ted Shearer and His Visual Masterpiece, Quincy

Quincy’s energetic, juicy brush line and lively layouts showed that comic strip rendering could qualify as high art. Continue reading

Retail Therapy

Third Eye Comics

In the latest episode of our retailer interview series, Third Eye Comics makesa couple of simple requests: better cover design, and more books like Chew. Wait, Chew? Continue reading

10 Cent Museum

Notes Toward a Future Understanding of Wally Wood

Why is the art of Wally Wood so hard to describe, so hard to get at? Why am I so interested in his art, while the similarly painstaking craftsmanship of a Joe Kubert or Will Eisner leaves me cold? Continue reading

A Cartoonist’s Diary

Colleen Frakes: Day Five

You can actually go home again, but sometimes that means you have to find a way to entertain other people’s children if you want to survive the flight. Colleen Frakes can tell you all about it! Continue reading

A Cartoonist’s Diary

Colleen Frakes: Day Four

Sometimes, even if it means the destruction of expensive technology, you have to document the theft of human food by our brothers and sisters that call the Alaskan sky home. Colleen has your Thursday covered! Continue reading

A Cartoonist’s Diary

Colleen Frakes: Day Three

Dungeons and Dragons, cooking, a little house built by a teenager, and more science: it’s Wednesday, and Colleen is holding it down in Alaska! Continue reading

A Cartoonist’s Diary

Colleen Frakes: Day Two

Coffee and comics are great, but there’s no substitute for greenery. Need some science for that statement? Colleen has you covered, in day two of her Alaskan adventure! Continue reading