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The Blaring House

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Backlist | 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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Collier in Saskatoon

Posted by on May 14, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

Collier in Saskatoon

Here is the comic which will run in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix advertising Dave’s upcoming event May 24 at the McNally Robinson bookstore in Saskatoon. Dave did his daily strip Saskatoon Sketches in that very same paper all those years ago…

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I guess I’m a Maritimer now

Posted by on May 12, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

I guess I’m a Maritimer now

More post-TCAF reports coming in. This is the festival that just keeps on giving. This is a video report by Sea and be Seen covering the Maritime talent at TCAF. Mike Holmes, Kate Leth, Rebecca Kraatz, Brenda Hickey, Jordon Bochon, and more… Next year let’s...

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More TCAF

Posted by on May 9, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

More TCAF

I forgot to post this awesome shot. This was on the way home from the Doug Wright Awards (fabulous as usual), and after finding bookstores open after 11pm! This is Joe with his discounted books standing next to a container of Bong Water, which was stumbled across on Bloor. On my way to the airport the next day the tree it was beside was on fire! Oh the strange happenings of the big city.   And then this sketch comes in from Dave Collier. A view from the Conundrum table. Catch Dave in Saskatoon later this month. Details to...

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Back from TCAF

Posted by on May 8, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

Back from TCAF

Well TCAF this year was the bestest ever! Everyone seemed to have $20 bills in their pockets and were willing to spend. The quality of work throughout the room was unprecedented. There was actually a line up at the Conundrum table! We sold out of all our debut titles! I had lots of fun at The Spotted Dick with my roomies Billy Mavreas and Joe Ollmann and I thank them profusely for helping me sell the awesome cultural product. Also thanks to Dave Lapp for spontaneously making me a cool Conundrum Press sign. A box of Heartless by Nina Bunjevac...

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Temple Bates Nominated for Doug Wright Award

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Temple Bates Nominated for Doug Wright Award

Hermoddities by Temple Bates has been nominated for the 2012 Doug Wright Award in the Pigskin Peters category for avant-garde work. Come see the ceremony as part of the TCAF festivities, Saturday May 5.  

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TCAF Signing Schedule

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in Signings | 0 comments

Well we are deliriously pumped to be going to TCAF in a few weeks. May 5 and 6 at the Toronto Public Library. But you already know that because you are pumped too! Conundrum will be debuting 4 books and have lots of signings and free stuff and surprise guests and new catalogues and charming folks to take your money and provide you with awesome cultural product. Here is the signing schedule. Look for the Conundrum table, location to be posted soon at the TCAF website. See you there! Sat May 5 10am-11am: Britt Wilson / Shannon Gerard 11am-12pm:...

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Collier Goes Viral!

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in News | 0 comments

So it looks as if Dave Collier has been a part of a viral video! Watch the Canada vs. USA tug of war. Dave is the soldier shouting himself hoarse, cheering on the Canadian. Guess who wins? By the way this is a good segue into the fact that Collier’s Popular Press is available and recently nominated for an Expozine Award. Will it soon go viral too? You can help. If you live in Toronto come by the Conundrum table at TCAF May 5-6 and get a special freebie mini of drawings from his army manoevers with purchase of the book. Also check out the...

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aMAZEing!

Posted by on Mar 7, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

aMAZEing!

As if finishing the greatest book on Earth was not enough, in comes this maze from Britt Wilson. Maybe this beard is a metaphor for the process of making the book? Can you find your way to freedom?

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