Category Minutiae

Minutiae: those happenings in the world of comics.

Looking Ahead At 2021

This week Chris and I look ahead to 2021, we get out the crystal ball and try to see what this year holds for comic book collecting, local comic shops, comic book conventions. Will the back issue market stay hot?…

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Covered 365: Day 250

Incredible Hulk #250, Marvel Comics, August 1980, Artist: Al Milgrom. I mentioned this in the comments of Day 248 but I thought I’d put it in the body of the post for the big Day 250. With the cover selections…

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Ron Garney Storyteller

I recently picked up Ron Garney’s Daredevil run from 2016. I like his stuff. I think my favourite work was his “Men of Wrath ” 5 issue mini-series. It opened my eyes to what he was capable of doing. Great…

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Triumph-Adventure Comics

What would a Canadian newsstand have looked like in terms of comic books during the summer of 1941? Well, there would have been a dearth of them to begin with because the war-time government ban on the importation of almost…

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Collecting WECA Covers

The Top Ten WECA Covers A recent movement that has risen to the surface in comic book collecting seems to be a focus on impactful covers—especially impactful golden age covers. This focus can, of course, overlap with other collecting strains…

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Undervalued Spotlight #358

Tim Holt #11 & #17 Published by Magazine Enterprises. It is double your pleasure today on the Undervalued Spotlight featuring the original Ghost Ride circa 1949-1955. Let’s get to it. The creation of the original Ghost Rider was rather unique.…

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RAID Studio profiled on AT&T U-Verse Buzz

If you'd like to learn a little more about the comic creators of RAID Studio then look no further than AT&T's U-Verse Buzz, who posted an excellent 30 minute video profile on four of its members. Our own Anthony Falcone is a member and makes a few appearances on the video. Unfortunately the video can't be embedded so you'll need to go to their website.
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Canadian ToyCon this weekend!

Canadian ToyCon will be held Sunday September 7th, 2014 at the Holiday Inn and Conference Centre in Burlington. Canadian ToyCon is a larger event than the regular Burlington Toy Show.  This year ToyCon will have the vintage arcade and Cosplay…

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80’s Toy Expo – May the 4th

This upcoming May 4th/2014 (which is also Star Wars day) is the 80's Toy Expo at the Delta Meadowvale in Mississauga. And can you think of a better way to celebrate Star Wars day than buying Star Wars toys at a toy show?
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