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Gilded Lilies

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Gilded Lilies

Gilded Lilies: Comics and Drawings Jillian Tamaki October 2006 ISBN 1-894994-19-1    978-1-894994-19-4 Graphic Novel / Visual Art 6×8 inches, 160 pages $20 CDN / $17 US a Doug Wright Award Nominee Jillian Tamaki’s first book, Gilded Lilies, collects many of her previously published illustrations (New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, CBC, The New Yorker) as well as new drawings and comics. Included is a reprint of her mini-comic, City of Champions, as well as a new comic, The Tapemines, an 80-page wordless scroll about feral...

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My Own Devices: Airport Version

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My Own Devices: Airport Version

My Own Devices: Airport Version Corey Frost October 2006 ISBN 978-1-894994-18-7 Short Stories / Travel 5×7 inches, 258 pages $16 My Own Devices: Airport Version is a series of stories in which the main characters, all of whom are named Corey Frost, are left to their own devices in Japan, Brazil, Sumatra, St. Petersburg, Macau, Montreal, New York, and elsewhere, with devices such as phones, cameras, and mini-disc recorders, as well the occasional satirical literary gimmick. This new expanded edition is perfect for reading on an...

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Hello, Me Pretty

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Hello, Me Pretty

“Young readers will come away from Hello, Me Pretty with an unforced message of tolerance and the value of difference; all readers will come away charmed and moved.” — MRB

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bipolar bear

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bipolar bear

bipolar bear Catherine Kidd October 2006 Poetry / Performance 978-1-894994-07-1 6×7 inches, 88 pages $16.95 includes DVD Following Kidd’s successful stage show and award-winning book / CD Sea Peach is her book / DVD bipolar bear. Part Dr. Seuss for adults and part spiritual quest, Catherine Kidd’s unique brand of performance literature has impressed audiences across the globe. “A kind of postmodern version of Aesop’s Fables…” — Toronto Star “Catherine Kidd’s performance style makes me think of Dr. Seuss...

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Little Lessons in Safety

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Little Lessons in Safety

Little Lessons in Safety Emily Holton May 2007 978-1-894994-22-4 Graphic Novel 7×6 inches, 192 pages $17 A Doug Wright Award Nominee Little Lessons in Saftey is a collection of Holton’s “scratchy intelligent line drawings” (Broken Pencil) which play with the format of children’s readers, comics, celebrity fashion magazines, and cut and paste murder mysteries. Smart, strange, and funny, Holton’s work recalls artist Raymond Pettibon, filmmaker Miranda July and southern gothic writer Carson McCullers. Her stories reveal...

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Travels in Wonderland

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Travels in Wonderland

Travels  in Wonderland a memoir by Ulla Ryghe March 2008 ISBN 1-894994-31-0 978-1-894994-31-6 6×9 inches, 282 pages $20 (Canadian Rights only) Travels in Wonderland is an engaging and charming memoir by a fascinating woman. Ulla Ryghe came of age during the Second World War in a neutral Sweden, placed between occupied Norway and Denmark, and thus got her first taste of adventure. From birth, curiosity was bred in her bone, and it made her an explorer; a woman in the male-dominated worlds of newspapers and film companies. She started to...

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Monster Island Three

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Monster Island Three

Monster Island Three edited by Billy Mavreas July 2007 Graphic Novel Mature Content ISBN 1-894994-27-2 / 978-1-894994-27-9 7×8.5 inches / 144 pages $7.50 SALE PRICE Monster Island Three is the book anthology of the art zine edited by popular Montreal artist Billy Mavreas. It contains comics and essays about monsters and comics. These artists pit their personal demons against the universal monsters of popular culture (Frankenstein, Godzilla, The Wolfman, etc…). This book straddles the line between comic anthology and art book but...

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the great hopeful someday

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the great hopeful someday

the great hopeful someday Elisabeth Belliveau October 2007 ISBN 1-894994-29-9 / 978-1-894994-29-3 Graphic novel / Animation 6×8 inches • 176 pages $19.95 INCLUDES DVD the great hopeful someday is the updated version of Belliveau’s popular collection of zine work called Something to pet the cat about. It includes three new zines and comes with a DVD of her animations. The DVD contains animations she has been working on for the past few years while attending residencies at The Banff Centre, the NFB (Montreal), The Klondike...

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Seven Openings of the Head

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Seven Openings of the Head

Seven Openings of the Head Liane Keightley October 2007 ISBN 1-894994-24-8 / 978-1-894994-24-8 Short Stories 4×7 inches, 128 pages $15 Shortlisted for: the ReLit Award, Danuta Gleed Literary Award, Quebec Writer’s Federation First Book Award Seven Openings of the Head is a collection of stories set primarily in Quebec’s Eastern Townships. Amid a landscape of train tracks, rural roads and lakes, men and women wrestle with the subtleties of emotional entanglement and isolation. Wryly funny and richly empathetic, these stories...

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My Life as a Foot

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My Life as a Foot

Like R. Crumb, Richard Suicide’s work combines social commentary with underground/art comics in a murk of densely inked urban anomie.

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