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People Around Here

Posted by on Nov 18, 2011 in News | 0 comments

People Around Here

Dave Lapp’s latest book, a kind of companion piece to his acclaimed Drop-in, will be launched at TCAF, May 2012. Check back for more updates. But for now check out this excerpt all coloured and nice, found on Dave’s...

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EXPOZINE

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011 in News | 0 comments

EXPOZINE

Gearing up for Expozine in Montreal. Dave Collier will be there to launch Collier’s Popular Press. Sherwin Tjia will be there basking in the afterglow of his launches for You Are a Cat! Shannon Gerard will be there launching Unspent Love. Billy Mavreas will be there too and he co-designed this poster. Come one come all. Saturday, November 26 and Sunday, November 27, 2011, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 5035 St-Dominique (Église Saint-Enfant Jésus, Laurier Métro). Free admission. ...

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Visit to Gaspereau Press

Posted by on Oct 30, 2011 in News | 0 comments

Visit to Gaspereau Press

Last week I visited Gary and Andrew at Gaspereau Press, in Kentville, NS, a town just down the valley from Conundrum Towers. They are printing the jackets for Unspent Love by Shannon Gerard. Here we see the first colour being letterpressed by Andrew. The book should be ready to go this week, just in time for the Toronto launch at YYZ Artist’s Outlet November 11. Don’t...

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Chimo up for Hamilton Book Award

Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 in News | 0 comments

Chimo up for Hamilton Book Award

David Collier’s Chimo has been nominated for a Hamilton Literary Award in the non-fiction category! Come cheer him on: November 14th. Theatre Aquarius’ Dofasco Centre for the Arts (the Ron and Donna Patterson Lobby) 190 King William St. West, Hamilton, ON. Reception at 6:30 PM. Awards Ceremony at 7:30 PM Admission is PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN @ Box Office of Theatre Aquarius ...

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Halifax Zine Fair

Posted by on Oct 24, 2011 in News | 0 comments

Halifax Zine Fair

This weekend I trucked into the “big” city and sat at my table selling wares at the Halifax Zine Fair which is part of the Halifax Pop Explosion. There were no explosions but I managed to reconnect with good people. Here are some of them:

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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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