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October 28, 2016 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Suydam, Zeck, Beatty, McLeod, Wood, Williamson.…

September 14, 2016 / / Minutiae 16 Comments

Another Fan Expo has come and gone, and this year, I had the good fortune of being able to set up as a vendor. In the past, I’ve set up at both the spring and winter show but I’ve always avoided the summer Fan Expo due to the high cost. However, I have lots of inventory left over from buying…

Hey     Looks like I have to throw in the towel, this thing ain’t going away as fast as I wanted it to. If I don’t feel better by tomorrow I’m switching from Advil to Cognac. Spotlight #304 will have to wait til next week 🙁   W

A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time DC Direct Currents 21 October 1989. Batman: Arkham Asylum, Superman Archives, Legends Of The Dark Knight, plus an interview with Ed Hannigan.

December 30, 2015 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time Dark Horse Insider Vol 1 No 27, November 1991.

December 25, 2015 / / Minutiae 0 Comments
October 30, 2015 / / Minutiae 1 Comment

On December 11th one of the largest Frank Frazetta collections will be auctioned off in Hollywood. Profiles In History is auctioning the collection of “Doc” Dave Winiewicz, a long-time collector and friend of Frazetta. The catalogue is available in print or PDF and deserves a look, if only for the sheer volume. It’s a real grab bag, from paintings to…

September 2, 2015 / / Minutiae 3 Comments

This week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija talk comics, movies and a little magic with producer Shekky Feldstein. So please sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s Comic Culture. Oh, and please, please make sure you go out and support your local comic book shop. Comic Culture is written by Walter Durajlija and engineered by Chris Owen. Enjoy…

July 31, 2015 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

“Dear Doc Curmudgeon” is a column by Clint McElroy made up of completely fabricated responses to mostly fabricated questions. But you knew that due to your discerning nature and brilliant mind which would never fall for a columnist trying to butter you up…unless you’re into that. Dear Doc Curmudgeon, You and me. We’ve been through a lot, Doc. We haven’t…

June 1, 2015 / / Minutiae 6 Comments

I intended to review Art Spiegelman’s show while it was still running but I didn’t get the chance so I apologize for this late entry. However, I took lots of pictures so hopefully the images can provide you with a sense of breadth of his work if you didn’t have the chance to check it out. Maus is often spoken…

This week Comic Culture hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija welcome Nelson and Andrew. The guys talk comics and specifically the Toronto Comics project Nelson and Andrew are working on. So just sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s Comic Culture. Oh, and please, please make sure you go out and support your local comic book shop. Comic Culture is…

December 25, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments
October 23, 2014 / / Minutiae 1 Comment

Here’s the first trailer from Marvel for next April’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron.   And the movie poster.

October 21, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments
October 20, 2014 / / Minutiae 2 Comments

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.…

October 6, 2014 / / Minutiae 6 Comments

My son and I attended the 2014 Hamilton Comic Con at the Hamilton Convention Centre this past Saturday. It was a one day show in its second year; at some point they changed the name from Hammer Town Comic Con but the old URL still worked. I wasn’t able to secure a ticket last year so this was my first…

October 3, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Next up in the DC Animation direct to video hit parade is Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis.

September 5, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Last updated on December 15th, 2015 at 08:27 pmCanadian 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 Cafe.  Other special attendees will include X-Men of Toronto and Cosplay for…

July 10, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Last updated on October 10th, 2015 at 11:54 pm If you love Transformers, I don’t have to tell you that there is a convention in Canada for everything Transformers.  But if you are excited for all the Transformer action from the latest blockbuster (Transformers: Age of Extinction) and want to get some more “Cybertron-Fun” on, you need to be at…