• WWAC’s Free Comic Book Day Favorites!

    WWAC’s Free Comic Book Day Favorites!0

    Free Comic Book Day! One of the best days of the year for comic book fans, FCBD is perfect for discovering new books, hooking little or novice fans, or getting to know your local comic community. (And, if you’re in my neck of the woods, getting a free shaved ice in honor of the day

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  • The Countryside is no Picnic in Uncomfortably Happily

    The Countryside is no Picnic in Uncomfortably Happily0

    Uncomfortably Happily Yeon-Sik Hong Drawn & Quarterly June 13, 2017 A graphic memoir by Korean artist Yeon-Sik Hong, Uncomfortably Happily is the tale of an artist-couple who moves from the hustle and bustle of Seoul to the relative peace and quiet of the countryside. Or so they think. Those of us who live in big cities often dream

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  • Mimi Pond’s The Customer is Always Wrong is Just Right

    Mimi Pond’s The Customer is Always Wrong is Just Right0

    The Customer is Always Wrong Mimi Pond (Writer and Artist) Drawn & Quarterly August 9th, 2017 Mimi Pond’s The Customer is Always Wrong captures that time of carefree youth, when everything seems to last forever and yet, with a creeping certainty, the consequences of one’s actions are slowly making their first marks. The graphic novel presents

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  • Leslie Stein’s Present is an Abstract Treasure

    Leslie Stein’s Present is an Abstract Treasure0

    Present Leslie Stein (Writer and Artist) Drawn & Quarterly October, 2017 Leslie Stein’s Present has garnered the kind of praise that an artist can only dream of. “Like Kandinsky illustrating Virginia Woolf” reads a blurb by The Globe and Mail on the back of the book.  Everyone everywhere, from Paste magazine to The Comics Journal

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  • Berliac: Sadboi Drawn and Quartered

    Berliac: Sadboi Drawn and Quartered1

    On May 31st, Drawn and Quarterly announced they would be publishing Argentinian cartoonist Berliac’s Sadboi, a graphic novel following the exploits of an immigrant to Norway stigmatized and denied the opportunity to integrate into Norwegian society. Within 48 hours, the publisher withdrew plans to publish Sadboi and issued an apology for not doing their due

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  • Fire!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story Misses Its Target

    Fire!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story Misses Its Target0

    Fire!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story Peter Bagge (Writer and Artist) Drawn & Quarterly March 2017 When a call was put out asking who would like review the new graphic novel, Fire!!: The Zora Neale Hurston Story, my response was “Who wouldn’t?” Zora Neale Hurston was a remarkable female anthropologist, folklorist and writer. She was

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