Tag Jeff Lemire

Lockdown Loose Ends

Well, here we are. It’s the middle of June and I, along with many Nova Scotians, have been sitting in full or partial lockdown for eight weeks. Since the last week of April, I have only left my apartment a…

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Recent Reads, Part 1

Being a slow reader with many interests means that my “to-read” list is an ongoing work in progress. I recently made a push to chip away at my massive list and so, in another two part write up, I thought…

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Jeff Lemire

When the New 52 rolled around for DC Comics, the comic publisher used the relaunching of all of their comic related properties to instill from fresh blood into most of their series.  Jeff Lemire would spearhead the relaunching of Animal…

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Johnny Canuck Kickstarter Campaign

Longtime readers know that we love us some Golden Age Canadian comics at CBD, and over the weekend I got a chance to sit down with Comics Historian and Publisher Rachel Richey to talk about her latest project, bringing back Canadian Hero and icon Johnny Canuck!
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Home Ice

Let me then try to point to a few times in the WECA books that specifically locate the action on Canadian soil or at least, in some way, make it clear that the story is taking place in Canada or, finally, directly connect the story to Canada.
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ANIMAL MAN Vol. 1 The Hunt

ANIMAL MAN Vol. 1 The Hunt Collects Animal Man #1-6 Written by Jeff Lemire Art by Travel Foreman Published May 2, 2012 DC Comics, 144-page paperback,  $14.99 Content rated T+ – Teen Plus Order online: Amazon, Book Depository The launch…

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Auteur Theory

So the DC Comic Solicits were released yesterday to a big underwhelming thud. It’s not that there weren’t any interesting ideas shown; see the wonderful solicit for Wonder Woman. It’s just I’m underwhelmed with a sense of not caring. I…

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