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Certified Cool

Posted by on Oct 17, 2011 in News | 0 comments

Certified Cool

You Are a Cat! has been listed in Diamond Distribution’s November Previews for January shipping. All comic shops should take note and order. This title was selected as a “Certified Cool” pick and everyone wants what’s cool, right? We can make it easy. Here is the Diamond code: NOV110869 F  YOU ARE A CAT PICK-A-PLOT SC (MR) Samples can be found at the Sequential...

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The Song of Roland

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in BDANG, New Titles | 0 comments

The Song of Roland

The Song of Roland focuses on the life and death of the father-in-law of Rabagliati’s alter-ego Paul, who has been called “The Tintin of Quebec” By Le Devoir.

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Links Roundup

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in Events, News | 0 comments

Links Roundup

THIS IS NOT A READING SERIES presents: Sherwin SULLIVAN Tjia IN CONVERSATION WITH Misha Glouberman AT “YOU ARE A CAT” Toronto LAUNCH. Trampoline Hall host, Misha Glouberman chats with author and illustrator Sherwin Sullivan Tjia about the involved creation of Tjia’s mew book, You Are A Cat, the debut release from his gamebook-inspired  “Pick-a-Plot” series. Join Tjia for a Q&A and an illustrated presentation on planning an interactive book, creating the feline POV and the legalities of a “Choose Your Own...

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New York Art Book Fair

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in News | 0 comments

New York Art Book Fair

This weekend was the NY Artbook Fair. Although a nightmare travelling (never make a connection in Philidelphia if it is raining) the show itself was great. Got to hang out with the guys from Anteism, Lesley Johnson, and my host with the most, Mr. Corey Frost. We discussed a new publishing venture over REAL food (difficult to find in rural NS) and free vodka at a “Gentleman’s Club.” Golly there are a lot of PEOPLE in NY. At one point I looked around the airless room in PS1 and figured there were more people there than my...

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People Around Here

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in Backlist | 0 comments

People Around Here

A companion piece to Drop-in, Lapp's critically-acclaimed account of working in inner city Toronto drop-in centres, but People Around Here takes it to the streets!

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Unspent Love, or Things I Wish I Told You

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011 in Backlist | 0 comments

Unspent Love, or Things I Wish I Told You

Originally drawn and written as a series of online poetic vignettes, UNSPENT LOVE addresses themes such as hope, fear, and human frailty.

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Sometimes Cats!

Posted by on Sep 9, 2011 in Events | 0 comments

Sometimes Cats!

Sherwin Tjia is gearing up for the fall release of his new Pick-A-Plot Adventure book, You Are A Cat! And what better way to gear up than an article in McLean’s magazine, a Canadian institution if ever there was one. Although all the fall plans have not been hashed out there will be a Montreal launch and we are very excited to be partnering with This Is Not A Reading Series for the Toronto launch on Saturday Nov 5, 3pm at The Drake. For those of you willing to give up your privacy you can find out all about the event on Facebook here....

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Conundrum Towers

Posted by on Sep 9, 2011 in News | 0 comments

Conundrum Towers

So I’ve been on the road all summer and now it’s back to school and back to getting books ready for fall releases (more on that soon), not to mention back to posting! The final event of the Temple Bates East Coast Tour was in Conundrum Towers (my mansion in Greenwich, Nova Scotia). We were joined by Mike Holmes who came up from Halifax to have a Valley launch of his book True Story which was published by Invisible Publishing. Temple gave her artist talk and Mike did spontaneous True Story strips by members of the audience. Here we...

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Collier’s Popular Press

Posted by on Aug 5, 2011 in New Titles | 0 comments

Collier’s Popular Press

Collier’s Popular Press David Collier December 2011 ISBN 978-1-894994-60-6 8×10, 208 pages $20 Introduction by Jeet Heer Nominated for an Expozine Award This book collects Canadian cartoonist David Collier’s work published over the last 30 years in various publications such as: The National Post, The Nerve, The Globe and Mail, The Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Geist magazine, The Comics Journal, and many more. With new introductions by the artist himself and plenty of added ephemera, this is the volume that Collier completists have...

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Conundrum Towers Summer Blockbuster!

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011 in Events | 0 comments

Conundrum Press Summer Blockbuster Event. Come for an evening of books and merriment.   Presentation by Artists: Temple Bates and Michael Holmes Join us Saturday Aug 6 at 7PM at 10224 Hwy #1 Greenwich (The Big Yellow House) This summertime literary event is hosted by Andy Brown of Conundrum Press. Two books will have their Annapolis Valley launch – Hermoddities & True Stories ( as featured in the Coast) and a full selection of Conundrum Press titles will be available for sale. The artists will also be signing at the Wolfville...

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