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08 November 2017

No, I Can’t Draw

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Stop telling me I can draw. I’ve always been that person who insists that “anyone can sing” if they learn correctly. But, after my latest exercise in attempting to draw, …

21 September 2017

Gabe Hudson’s Gork

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Perhaps young adult fiction is not my thing. Perhaps I am a little too old, a little too far removed from high school. Whatever the reason, this book, full of …

25 July 2017

SDCC ’17 Panel: The Engine of New at DC

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Click Here to read all of our coverage from 2017 San Diego Comic-Con This year, DC Comics is attempting one of the hardest games in comics: inventing new heroes. This …

23 July 2017

SDCC ’17 On the Floor: Comics Makers & Sellers

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Click Here to read all of our coverage from 2017 San Diego Comic-Con San Diego Comic-Con at its heart is about one thing: Comics. More and more, TV and film …

23 July 2017

SDCC ’17 On the Floor: Books & Podcasts

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San Diego Comic-Con is known for so much more than comics. As we toured the crowded, expansive floor, we came across tons of great booths dedicated to books and other …

14 July 2017

Batman/Elmer Fudd: The Crossover You Didn’t Know You Needed

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Batman/Elmer Fudd #1 by Tom King, illustrated by Lee Weeks, coloured by Lovern Kindzierski…

12 July 2017

Tetris: the Games People Play by Box Brown

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Tetris for me will always be the first game I can remember an adult playing. As a kid, one of my earliest friends’ mom loved Tetris; I was astounded that …

30 June 2017

Matthew Loux’s Time Museum

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If you’re looking for an all-ages comic that combines humour, heart, history, and adventure, then look no further: The Time Museum is an absolute delight from start to finish, and …

11 June 2017

TCAF 2017 Roundup

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Once a year, the Toronto Reference Library transforms into comics nirvana – and despite my love of graphic novels and comics, I’d never been. The Toronto Comic Arts Festival is …

27 April 2017

Batman Watches the Watchmen?

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*This article contains full spoilers for recent DC Comics – most notably Batman #21 and the recent Superman arc* On paper, what I’m about to pitch is going sound like …

08 November 2016

The Book Club Chronicles: The Lake House

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The Book Club met to discuss The Lake House by Kate Morton. Our feelings as a group can be summed up by Patty’s comment, “I wanted to stay home from …

05 September 2016

Jane Two, a pre-Hollywood non-memoir

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Sean Patrick Flanery wrote a novel. Do you know who Sean Patrick Flanery is? Around the turn of the century, he was tied for first place as my favourite Sean …

30 August 2016

The Book Club Chronicles: Introduction

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Five women with a shared love of reading fiction came together just over a year ago. Our purpose: to enjoy the camaraderie of discussing books, to encourage the exploration of …

15 June 2016

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

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Two half sisters, an ocean and a world away, give birth to two completely different dynasties. Homegoing follows these families through interwoven tales of love, heartbreak, classism, racism and the …

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