I’ve been going to Fan Expo Canada with Kaylin and Maks for the last three years. They’ve both reached the age where we can manage to do the entire show floor with a minimal amount of whining. This year we had a mission, we would be meeting Stan Lee.
On Sunday, October 18th at the Forest City Comicon, I was honoured to present a posthumous TM Maple award to Robert Charpentier during the 2015 Joe Shuster Awards. This is my speech.
From the outside looking in, it probably looks like I am doing too many entirely different things, but the thing is “It’s all part of the plan”.
I like putting together a few year in review lists that remind me what I enjoyed in a year. Comics are a big passion of mine, big enough that I take the kids to two or three conventions every year, and always make plans to go to one of the bigger ones (like C2E2, WizardWorld… Continue reading My Favourite Comics of 2014
This is my first new comic book review since August 31, 2011 when I reviewed Justice League #1, the first comic of the “New 52”. This one shouldn’t come as a surprise though, as Grant Morrison owned a full 10% of my “50 Greatest Comic Runs“. Grant Morrison and Ivan Reis bring us the first iinstalment… Continue reading Multiversity Makes Me Happy
I had the coolest job for a 16 year old ever thanks to Gord and Brian during the Bid Time Returns era. I started on the shop on Queens, helped open both the downtown and White Oaks Endless Adventures, moved to the Dundas street store, and went on to Heroes with Mike and Sean. I… Continue reading The Making of a Geek – Bid Time Return
2011 marked several significant milestones for me. I turned 40, Charlene and I celebrated our 10th anniversary, December marks 5 years at Info-Tech for me, our basement, begun October 2009 will finally be fully finished Also, my hands-on, day-to-day involvement with All New Comics ended. It’s been six years since I joined up with Peter… Continue reading This is My Next, Well What Exactly?
Here’s a little peek at what’s shipping in December from publishers big and small. As always, make sure you get your pre-orders in to All New Comics as soon as possible to ensure you get everything you’re looking for. DC Comics: The Batman Hush – Unwrapped Deluxe Edition HC presents all 320 pages of Jeph… Continue reading New Comics Preview for December 2010
Well, it’s the end of September, which of course means we at All New Comics are thinking about November’s comics. There’s loads coming out, and there’s plenty of stuff to stock up on. From the end of my favourite series of Hardcovers (Starman Volume 6 comes out this month, putting a bow on the Starman… Continue reading New Comics Previews for November 2010
It’s the middle of summer, so of course, our minds wander to the month of September, when we go back to school, back to work, traffic gets busier, and a ton of new comics come out. This is my monthly look at the Diamond Previews catalogue. If you’re a subscriber at All New Comics, make… Continue reading New Comics for September 2010