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Jiminy Christmas!

Experienced or hardened comic readers and collectors see the word crossover and experience a cold shudder or at a minimum a slight frown. We’ve all followed a story arc from…

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For those who aren’t keeping up with their Canadian comic convention schedule the Montreal Comiccon is this weekend, September 14-16. For those who attended, or tried to attend, last year…

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I was reading Secret Avengers By Rick Remender Volume 1 last week when I noticed it didn’t have a dust jacket: the colourful wraparound cover was printed on the hardcover.…

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Panel layout is one of those features, or more accurately functions, of a comic that goes completely unnoticed unless it breaks out of the established boundaries. The other function that…

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The summer is almost upon us and as such seems to mark a dramatic slowdown in my comic buying. I’m not quite sure why but every summer material I’m interested…

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Last weekend I had the opportunity to spend the day at a Free Comic Book Day event, hang out at TCAF and see The Avengers in IMAX 3D. Yes, it was a full weekend.

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