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Shary Boyle Rules!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Shary Boyle Rules!

Breaking news is that the multi-talented Shary Boyle has been selected to be Canada's representative at the forthcoming Venice Biennale. Congrats to Shary! This may be a good moment to point out that Conundrum Press was there at the beginning. In October 2004 we released Witness My Shame, a book of her drawings, which was actually a collection of her small photocopied bookworks. This book has been reprinted and there are still copies available! Let's try and get it to third printing! Below is a sample drawing from the book. Then in April 2008...

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The Blaring House is out…

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

The Blaring House is out…

Halifax: Friday, July 13th, 6-8pm Lost & Found, 2383 Agricola Also feauring an exhibition of 30 - 40 drawings.

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Fanny & Romeo

Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 in BDANG, New Titles | 0 comments

Fanny & Romeo

It’s him or the cat!

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Road to Ganneious

Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 in Backlist | 0 comments

Road to Ganneious

This story, told through fact and fiction, is about the life and times of the ancestors of one Canadian family in their journey from deep in the mountains of Austria to the shores of Hay Bay on Lake Ontario.

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Obituary Man!

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Obituary Man!

Here is the cover for Philippe Girard's third Conundrum title, to be launched at TCAF 2013. Behold: Obituary Man! About a man who gains indescribable energy from reading the eulogy at the funerals of strangers. Another translation in the BDANG imprint.

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Free Beer!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2012 in Events, Launches | 0 comments

Free Beer!

People Around Here launch and Taddle Creek BBQ with special guest Nina Bunjevac

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Festival BD Montreal

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

Festival BD Montreal

This weekend drove up to Montreal for the first incarnation of the Festival BD Montreal. The above drawing by Michel Rabagliati shows off the glorious location in the middle of Parc la Fontaine. Read all about Michel's new book The Song of Roland and his appearance at the Festival in the Montreal Gazette. Unfortunately it was raining which may have kept the crowds away. Friday reconnected with some of my authors, including Sherwin Tjia, Marc Tessier, who was in charge of the Editions Trip table, and Jimmy Beaulieu who acted as my tour guide....

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New Rabagliati

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in News | 0 comments

New Rabagliati

For immediate release: Conundrum Press to publish Michel Rabagliati’s Paul au Parc in English as part of its BDANG imprint! Following on the heels of the release of The Song of Roland Conundrum Press is delighted to announce that they have acquired the English rights to the latest book by Montrealer Michel Rabagliati. The book will focus on the early years of Rabagliati’s famous Paul character, who has been called “The Tintin of Quebec.” This book follows Paul in a scout troupe during the time of the FLQ crisis. It takes a...

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All Citizens

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in New Titles | 0 comments

All Citizens

The heart of the All Citizens project was the store itself, a meeting place, shop, cultural centre, music venue and all things in between. It was the ultimate culmination of a DIY aesthetic forged onto a rural landscape.

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The Blaring House

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in New Titles | 0 comments

The Blaring House

This collection of selected pen and graphite drawings range from the whimsical to the hyper-realistic, with some looking as though they were lifted from a turn-of-the-century catalogue.

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