Over the holidays I sent off a Holiday Wish List to Sequential the Canadian Comix News and Culture blog, and while it’s a good list, it’s by no means comprehensive. I didn’t think that 2008 was a spectacular year for comics. There was some good stuff, but there wasn’t a whole lot of great stuff. … Continue reading The best comics of 2008
Well, another Fan Expo has come and gone, and having taken Monday to recuperate, I’m ready to put my thoughts down for this year. It was good, but not great. I worked a lot, and saw loads of people, but it wasn’t quite as good as last year financially. There were a few surprises as… Continue reading Fan Expo 2008 Review
So with The Dark Knight currently at $400 million in 18 days, it’s well on the way to the all time box office record (currently held by James Cameron’s Titanic at 600 million), it is inevitable that a third installment will be filmed. What’s in question right now is whether or not Christopher Nolan will… Continue reading Batman Next, who should the villain be?
I finished the ridonkulously long list of titles that needed to get updated to All New Comics very late this month. After I’m done updating I go through and see what I actually want to add to my list. My list, which I keep online here at RadicalHive, has recently been cut to the quick… Continue reading Comics Update for July
In honour of Free Comic Book day (this coming Saturday May 3rd at All New Comics), I thought I’d talk about what got me hooked on comics. Here they are…these pictures are of the three comics that first got me. I had read comics before, my uncles Donnie and Ronnie had comics, but it wasn’t… Continue reading What got me hooked on comics
This past weekend was the Toronto ComiCON Fan Appreciation show on Saturday and Sunday at the Metro Convention Centre, Pete and I were there with All New Comics and four tables of our stuff. It was also a chance for Kaylin, Char, and I to have a little mini-vacation in downtown Toronto. Friday night I… Continue reading Of comic shows and hometels