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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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Report on: Canzine 2013

A stroll away from Honest Ed’s at the Bathurst Centre on October 20th was an event organized by the local magazine Broken Pencil. Canzine Toronto was a festival of modern [...]

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Report on: FanExpo 2013

FanExpo is a predominant vertex of the Canadian convention scene, drawing thousands upon thousands to what’s roughly the scene’s big end to the summer. FanExpo is the size all conventions aspire to be, and while the organizers do not have a perfect record, it’s still a must-go for any GTA comic fan who can’t afford San Diego. This year’s FanExpo took place August 22nd to 25th at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. Like always, it was one incredible weekend where Geek is Good.

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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!

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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 [...]

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Crystal Fractal Shines, at its Own Pace

Although huge in scale, the slow pace of the main story takes away from a great premise of the Crystal Fractal Universe..

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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.

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Poking Around at Gotham’s Rotting Underbelly

“Joker” takes an intimate look into the inner workings of Gotham’s familiar crime circles.

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Convention Survival Guide

With convention season starting earlier and earlier, and with more and more comic, gaming, and anime conventions starting up each year, it’s getting simpler to attend conventions and, thus, to [...]