Monthly Archives: August 2013
As we all know, Toronto’s biggest comic/sci-fi/horror/whatever convention, FanExpo, is just around the corner. Starting Thursday, August 22, the Metro Convention Centre (255 Front Street West) will host celebrity and artist signings, panel discussions, costume contests, and one of my favourite things … rows and rows of dollar comic bins.
There are so many repeated ‘tropes’ [...]
On Sunday, September 15, I’ll be part of the 2013 Telling Tales Festival, for the first official event for Dial M for Morna!
Since 2009, Telling Tales has been bringing children’s authors, storytellers, illustrators and entertainers to picturesque (let’s assume) Rockton, Ontario, located just a half-hour’s drive from Hamilton. This year, I’ll be joining children’s authors [...]
This August, I’ll once again be at FanExpo, Toronto’s monster comic/sci-fi/horror/video game/everything convention at the Metro Convention Centre (255 Front Street West). Why, everyone from Stan Lee to Nichelle ‘Uhura’ Nichols to Chumlee from Pawn Stars will be there!
On Friday, August 23, I’ll be on a horror panel entitled ‘Teen Screams,’ in which I’ll talk [...]
I realize I’ve posted most of these images in spot or another before, but given how much representation of female characters (as opposed to their male counterparts) is part of the current comics’ zeitgeist, I thought it would be nice to compile and collect the over two dozen male supervillain pin-ups illustrated (but never used) [...]