Power in Canadian comics
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Power in Canadian comics

In honour of Canada Day, I thought I’d take some time to write about indy* comics in my home country. Afterall, we’ve consistently produced internationally recognized talent in this medium. So my question is: why? It may seem cynical, but I think one major factor in why Canada has produced so many amazing cartoonists that … Continue reading

Recommended: Bound to Struggle
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Recommended: Bound to Struggle

Bound to Struggle, edited by simon strikeback, is “a zine anthology series that features the voices of a diverse group of practitioners of both kink and radical politics.” Some of what I read impressed me so much that I had to write about it here. This unassuming little zine packs six essays on the theme … Continue reading

fashion and comics
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fashion and comics

At first glance, the worlds of fashion and comics could not seem more incommensurate. The former is an extroverted art that fuels a trend chasing industry obsessed with posing and that panders to a market dominated by female desire; the latter is a highly introverted art that generally shuns the limelight outside of the superhero … Continue reading