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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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The Hole Show

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The Hole Show

The Hole Show Maya Merrick October 2007 ISBN 978-1-894994-25-5 Novel 6×9 inches, 360 pages $17 CDN / U.S. In 1972 four outcasts meet in Montreal to form a controversial theatre troupe which stages a Halloween bacchanal on Mount Royal called The Hole Show. Hicklin, the collector, leaves Vancouver under traumatic circumstances to live as a bohemian on the streets of a city caught in the midst of political upheaval. Billy, the gender-bending butcher boy, quits the farm and changes his name to Beau. Dahlia is the Westmount ballerina...

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All the Pretty Girls

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All the Pretty Girls

All the Pretty Girls Chandra Mayor April 2008 ISBN 1-894994-32-9 978-1-894994-32-3 5.5×7.5 inches, 140 pages Short Stories / Lesbian $17 CDN / US Winner of a Lambda Award! In each of these short stories, set against a finely-crafted backdrop of poverty and violence, abuse and hope, Chandra Mayor provides a glimpse into the lives of girls and young women, allowing each to speak in her own voice. These are young women who roll pennies to buy toilet paper and roll their own cigarettes, who watch the mail for the welfare cheque and watch...

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Howie Action Comics

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Howie Action Comics

You’ll laugh despite yourself at Howard Chackowicz’s twisted, funny, yet surprisingly poignant cartoons.

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Otherworld Uprising

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Otherworld Uprising

Otherworld Uprising Shary Boyle April 2008 ISBN 978-1-894994-28-6 Art / Mature content 55 colour images + 3 essays 9×12 inches, hardcover, 96 pages $25 CDN/ US Published in Partnership with the Southern Alberta Art Gallery US distribution provided by DAP. Otherworld Uprising features full colour reproductions of Boyle’s recent series of porcelain figurines, examines the influence of her research into historical porcelain on her drawings, and considers the parallel development of her latest oil portraits. The book also...

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Maps of Our Bodies

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Maps of Our Bodies

Maps of Our Bodies & the borders we have agreed upon Taien Ng-Chan musical collaboration with Scott W. Gray flash animation by Joe Ollmann November 2005 978-0-9733499-5-5 Poetry, Spoken word, Video 6×6 inches, with flaps $14 CDN / US Originally published by Cumulus Press Maps of Our Bodies draws on themes of travel, location / dislocation, and that old workhorse, love. These poems and prose poems are a series of maps and meditations on the act of traversing space, both physically and emotionally; together, they sketch out a...

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