Owney’s finally here!

or, What we have learned from our Kickstarter campaign

Batman vs. Superman!

How Dawn of Justice made me like Ben Affleck

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Life of Pi and a Big Brazilian Cat

Ang Lee’s faithful adapatation of Yann Martel’s book is a feast for the eyes and for the soul, but Martel owes much to the Brazilian writer who first put a boy in a boat with a big cat.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Two Sagas of Cosmic Dimensions

It’s the season for sagas! Fantasy meets sci-fi in a new collection from Brian K. Vaughan and in an animated Kickstarter campaign from Québécois illustrator Michel Gagné.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

True Patriot vs. Sandy, Canadian superheroes on a mission

It started as a collection of stories about Canadian superheroes written and drawn by Canadian comic book creators. Now True Patriot takes on a truly heroic task – raising money for Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief.

The “Enjoyably Ridiculous” and Totally Awesome Manborg

A man-machine created in Winnipeg arrives in Toronto and demonstrates the power of a low budget.

In Flex Mentallo and Batman Inc., Grant Morrison Takes Us on a Wild Ride

Grant Morrison has built a career of deeply examining the world of comics and spinning complex, often psychedelic, stories chock-full of "big ideas" and clever concepts. In Batman Inc. and Flex Mentallo he explores some of those ideas and has a lot of fun in the process.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Cloud Atlas and the Dangers of Time and Gender Bending

When The Matrix siblings and the director of Run Lola Run team up for a movie, it’s got to be based on a time-jumping, genre-mixing, multi-character novel that deals with reincarnation.

Thursday, November 1, 2012