Month: May 2014

FCBD: Strange Adventures Comics and Curiosities

I am a nerd. Loudly and proudly. I am also a huge procrastinator and scatterbrain. Put these two things together, and this is what you get… The Procrastinerdor Presents: Strange Adventures Comics and Curiosities, AKA the Canadian Maritimes’ Comic Mecca Every year I travel from Vancouver to Halifax to visit my parents. And every year…

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FCBD KaBOOM!

This Free Comic Book Day be sure to peruse these all-age crowd pleasers in the KaBOOM! bundle. They are funny, occasionally multiethnic and/or feminist, and positive. Adventure Time Created by Pendleton Ward, Written and Illustrated by James the Stanton “Sphagnum Shmagnum” Finn is feeling jaded. Jake takes him on an outing to show him there’s…

News & Things: Happy FCBD!

Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day! Check out this MASSIVE directory of all the stores participating and go pick up your free books!   Professor X Walks Again In this latest clip from Days of Future Past, Fassy and McAvoy discuss how it is that young, sexy professor X regained his sexy ability to walk…

FCBD at Challengers Comics + Conversation

Challengers Comics + Conversation is known for its family friendly atmosphere and creator signings year-round, so FCBD is like a normal Saturday for the store in many respects. That is except for the free comics, cosplayers, and non-stop stream of people coming through the door from open to close. Owners Pat Brower and W. Dal Bush…

FCBD: Page 45

Stephen Holland, Page45, Nottingham Eisner nominated for good reason, Page 45 is a revelation for many of its visitors. Stylish, welcoming, mature — and that’s just the furniture. People travel internationally to visit Page 45, and I don’t blame them. Big name signings, chances taken on independent creators, regular reviews of graphic releases of all genres on…

We’re looking for a NEWS EDITOR

This position has been filled. You don’t need to be a pro, but you do need to have background in geek/culture writing, and in managing people. You’ll also need a working knowledge of journalistic ethics (libel, conflict of interest, fair use/dealing, how to source and credit images), and SEO (just a smidge, really). Your Responsibilities Would…

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News & Things: Hop On Pop (oh baby)

No Sex, Please; We’re Printers: Smut Peddler Creator Spike Trotman On The Challenge Of Publishing Porn It’s 2014 but finding a printer for Smut Peddler was a mission and a half–what’s up with that? Gravity Author Tess Gerritsen Claims Warner Bros. Movie Was Based on Her Book It’s a bit of a back and forth,…

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