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Canzine 2013: Zine Reviews and Links

When people ask about Canzine I say its the indie little sister of TCAF – low key, local artists, and most of the zine and comic price tags are under $10. I picked up a couple of zines and comics on my Canzine adventure, and I’ve decided to do some fittingly little reviews for these little books. I also thought it might be fun to share some links to some of work done by the artists and creators at this year’s festival.

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Nelvana on Kickstarter

Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey are doing something amazing that combines comics, Canada, history and a strong female character! Nelvana of the Northern Lights is a comic created by Adrian [...]

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Alice’s ‘Been Reading’ July 2013 – Hawkeye, Saga, Heartless, Adventure Time, Life Begins at Incorporation, Britt Wilson’s Greatest Book on Earth!

Welcome to the third installment of my ‘Been Reading’ reviews – single-paragraph breakdowns of some of the books I’ve been reading this past month (and posting about on my instagram, @TheAliceQuinn). If you like what you see, you can check out the first and second editions of ‘Been Reading’ too!


Alice’s ‘Been Reading’ June 2013 – The Big Feminist BUT, Speak of the Devil, Layers, We can still be friends

Here’s the most recent set of my ‘Been Reading’ reviews – if you want to know what it’s all about, check out the first edition from May and June! Original [...]


Matt Bors Live Interview

A couple months ago Nicole from Ad Astra Comix invited me to interview Matt Bors after his presentation at this “The Political Comics of Matt Bors” event.  I was nervous [...]

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Alice’s ‘Been Reading’ – April & May 2013

I’ve decided to create this new segment on TdotComics – ‘Been Reading’ – to collect all my instagram ‘Currently Reading’ posts and to do a short paragraph on each book now that I’ve finished them and had some time to think. Since this is the first month doing this segment I’ve decided to double up on the fun and cover two months worth of material.


May: the Month of the Social Nerd

Straight up, May is the best month of the year for socially inclined comic book nerds in Toronto. No matter what your niche is, there is the dizzying array of awesome events for all types of fandom. If you like events, chances are this month is going to be very, very fun!

photo by Hope L Nicholson

Captain Canuck Web Series Indiegogo

As a Canadian I am familiar with Captain Canuck. He is  the closest thing to being our national superhero. He has the name, a maple leaf within his  costume design and occasionally teams up with the Mounties to [...]

photo from Tyrone McCarthy (instagram)

On the Couch with Ty Templeton

QCX is delighted to present you with “On the Couch with Ty Templeton”! In this video, Ty Templeton sits down with Jim Zub, Richard Pace and Rob Walton to talk about [...]