Category: comix

Event: Toronto Comics Arts Festival 2014 This weekend! May 10 & 11

At Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street. Saturday May 10th, 9am-5pm Sunday May 11th, 11am-5pm FREE ADMISSION Toronto Comics Arts Festival is happening this weekend! For those of you who don’t know, TCAF is a week long event that celebrates the works of…

COMIX: Pitiful Human Lizard, by Jason Loo

Not cartoons, nope, but one of my other favourite things: COMICS! Toronto comics creator, Jason Loo, is successfully running a modest Kickstarter for the debut, 52-page issue of his self-published book, the Pitiful Human Lizard. I’m super-excited about this book.…

comix: Angora Napkin continues….

Haven’t posted one of these in a while, but that doesn’t mean Troy Little‘s slacked off.  He’s still at it, posting panel after panel of the latest Angora Napkin adventure, The Golden McGuffin.  The latest is here.  For the uninitiated,…

comix: True Patriot indiegogo campaign launches

I love this stuff.  Canadian superheroes, by Canadian creators.  Go check out the IndieGogo  campaign here: http://www.indiegogo.com/truepatriot The talent involved is top-notch: Jay Stephens, Tom Fowler, J. Bone (to name but a few).  I can’t wait to get my hands…

Comix: Angora Napkin gets a wee bit racy

It’s Wednesday, and Troy Little’s as good as his word.  Here’s another Angora Napkin comic (we’re up to number 10 aleady!) There’s a bit of wink-wink, nudge-nudge going on in this one.  Just sayin’.

from the internets: Thunderpaw

It’s important we all see this.  It’s not Canadian, but it may be the future of everything I love.  It’s Thunderpaw.  Go experience it here, then come back and tell me how awesome your life becomes.

there be comix: Steve Wolfhard!

Steve Wolfhard makes comics.  Comics like Cat Rackham(which is awesome).  He also does storyboards on Adventure Time(also awesome).  He is Canadian, but just moved to Los Angeles.  Here’s his tumblr.

there be comix! Seo Kim!

Comic number two of this fine Wednesday is by Seo Kim.  Seo makes animation.  And comics.  You can find more of her amazing stuff on her tumblr.  Seo is tha boss. Like Marlo, Seo also tweets her comics.

there be comix: Marlo!

It’s Wednesday, traditionally know as new comic day to us nerds, so I’m going to try to deliver a few comics to you readers. First up is Marlo Meekins.  She makes comics.  And teaches animation design. One of her comics…

Press release: Animation/Comix guy, Troy Little, Co-Opts National Holiday to launch new Angora Napkin web serial. Also, thinks he’s pretty clever.

Any Angora Napkin is good Angora Napkin. Charlottetown PE – The indie cult favorite ‘Angora Napkin’ is back in 2012 in two new adventures. Later this year IDW will be publishing the next ‘Angora Napkin’ graphic novel entitled, “Harvest of…

comix: Seo Kim

I’ve posted some of her work before, but Seo Kim just keeps on making some of my favourite comix. You can see more of her stuff here.

comix: Angora Napkin

It’s been a while since I posted a link, but Troy Little is still posting pages to his Eisner Award-nominated Angora Napkin graphic novel over at the Angora Napkin blog.  If you’re looking for a fun read, go check it…

Comic Jams

I’ve just discovered that some animationy people I know are taking part in a new Comic Jam in Toronto.  I’m a big fan of these kinds of events.  We’ve got one here in Ottawa that ‘s been organized by Sue…

comix: The Anthology Project Vol. Two

It’s been available for a couple of months now, and Vol. One is really fun (and Eisner-nominated!), and if you’re into creator-owned comics done by local animation-related talent, this is a handsome addition to your collection. I’m going to have…

comix: Angora Napkin

If you’re killing time, watching the clock run out on this beautiful (from my window) Friday, you can always catch up on your reading!  Here’s the latest page of Angora Napkin. Creator Troy Little is posting the whole comic *ahem*,…

comix: Angora Napkin

Co-creator Troy Little is posting pages of the first (Eisner Award nominated) Angora Napkin comic, oops, Graphic Novel online here.  A fresh one goes up every couple of days, so check back regularly.  He’s got a second one he’s finishing…

comix: Chewie 2, by Clio Chang

I love when artists make quick comics!  Clio Chang is a graduate of Capilano University’s Animation program, and I think is currently working at Disney.  This was on her blog.  Apparently it was a dream she had.

comix: thesupervillain.com

You want comix?  We got comix. Mike Geiger’s making them, Hobo Divine’s making them, Mick Harrison and Kyle Marshall too.  Heck, even Scott MacDonald is making them. Put ’em all together and what do you get?  A talent sandwich.  You…

Angora Napkin comix by Nick Cross, pages 6 to 10

Tomorrow night’s the big show on Teletoon for any of you kiddies hopped up on sugar enough to stay awake till 11:30, in the meantime, hear are some more Angora Napkin comix pages to tide you over.  We’ll wrap up…

showcase: Brad Caslor

228 years ago this month – history was made. That’s right, in August of  1782, Fort Prince of Wales was taken by the French. Thanks to the eminently talented Winnipeg animation vet Brad Caslor, we can remember this historic event.…

weekly rex bunyan

Here’s Darren Rawling’s latest installment to his Rex Bunyan strip.  Apologies to Rawls for posting a day late.  I was in Toronto for my brother’s wedding over the weekend, and I’m slowly getting back up to speed. I want to…

weekly Rex Bunyan

I really like these Rex Bunyan comix.  Sometimes, they miss a beat, but they have a real charm and genuine warmth.  The trickiest thing about creating characters is getting your audienc to care about them.  I think Darren has succeeded…

Comix: Dan Helle’s Apricot-7

Looks like we may have a new comic to follow.  East coast animator, Dan Helle is commiting to a bi-weekly strip called Apricot-7.  If you’re familiar with Dan’s work, it comes as no surprise that it’s about a pretty girl,…

Tabitha Fisher on entitlement

I hope Tabitha doesn’t mind me posting this. She mentions on her blog that these tasty snippets were actually overheard at the Ottawa festival this year. Should we talk about entitlement now and how it’s affecting our industry? Maybe I…

Mike Geiger’s Chicken Bone #1

After posting his strip, Chicken Bone, the other day, Mike sent me a link to the first one, so I’m passing the poultry on to you guys. (click on the image) Mike’s also responsible for a number of shorts, including…

Comix: Mike Geiger’s Chicken Bone

Mike Geiger, he of “County Ghost”, recently posted a single-paged stip called “chicken bone”.  It’s labeled as issue 2, so I’ve asked Mike if there’s an issue 1.  I’ll post a link to that one if it surfaces. Click on…