Eisner Watch: The Wicked + The Divine

As we get closer to the 2015 Eisner Awards, I thought it was time to reflect on some of the incredible nominees this year, in particular the titles up for Best New Series. This category is an especially important one, because it often reflects the tone of comics as whole for that year – the […]

Battle Royale: Adele Blanc-Sec VS. Bold Riley

In the ever-growing world of sequential art, the intrepid heroine is quickly becoming a staple in several genres and mediums. And as more and more women of all ages become interested in comics and graphic novels, stories where female protagonists take center stage are also receiving greater attention. Of course, a lady-led comic is no […]

Thought Bubble: Gaming’s Industry Problem

After a misgendering incident at the Eurogamer Expo in London, and the ensuing backlash on Twitter, Soha El-Sabaawi argues that gaming has a long way to go before it can be considered a safe space for trans* people aspiring to be a part of the community.

Thought Bubble: GTA5 – Dirty Work

Despite GTA5's rampant violence, misogyny and overall crudeness, its three protagonists are, for the most part, brilliantly written and fleshed out characters. Yet they must be exasperated with the paper-thin tropes surrounding them.

Sneak Peek: Transmetropolitan Art Book

Transmetropolitan is my favourite comic book series of all time. When I heard that someone was putting together a Transmet art book to raise money for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, I had to check it out. A $79 donation the project's Kickstarter page got me a Limited Edition Hardcover with a signed bookplate, and after tweeting about my donation, Mike McLarty, the book's editor, got in touch with me and passed along the image to the right, which might be one of the many that goes to print.

MTV Launches New Geek Site

MTV announces launch of new site that will feature comics, event coverage, music, toys, animation, tech, gaming and more! (Hey! Sounds like someone we know)

TIFF Blog: Space & Time in the Festival City

It begins around the middle of August, with advertisements in bus shelters and streetcars plastered with logos. September comes, and virtually every store on Bloor Street between Yonge Street and Avenue Road has a movie theme in their window.  Mannequins are wrapped in film strips, old televisions play DVDs, and signs welcome attendees of the […]

TIFF Blog: Noah’s Film Festival Experience (Part 1?)

I can’t speak for the rest of this town’s cinema lovers, but one of the best parts of our film festival for me has always been the surprises.  Not knowing which films I’m going to end up seeing, who’s going to be at the screenings, and which ones I will like. My priorities when choosing […]