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Chimo

Posted by on Oct 3, 2010 in Backlist | 0 comments

Chimo

Chimo David Collier ISBN 1-894994-53-1 978-1-894994-53-8 Graphic Novel 7×10 / 136 pages (black and white) $17 Nominated for a Doug Wright Award Nominated for a Hamilton Literary Award Since publishing his first story in R. Crumb’s Weirdo magazine, David Collier has been known for his thoughtful comic essays, often biographies of endearing eccentrics like himself. With his strong feeling for rustic scenery, Collier has carved a niche drawing homely images of grain elevators and abandoned cabins for publications like The Globe and Mail,...

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Inkstuds launch

Posted by on Sep 30, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Inkstuds launch

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Shary Boyle at AGO

Posted by on Sep 30, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Shary Boyle at AGO

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Lapp and Girard in Conversation

Posted by on Sep 24, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Here is a video Immediate Productions did of the event recently in Montreal featuring Dave Lapp and Philippe Girard. Enjoy.

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Killing Velazquez

Posted by on Sep 24, 2010 in Backlist, BDANG | 0 comments

Killing Velazquez

Killing Velazquez Philippe Girard May 2011 Graphic Novel BDANG IMPRINT # 8 ISBN 1-894994-54-X / 978-1-894994-54-5 Translation by KerryAnn Cochrane 6.5×8.5 216 pages (black and white) $20 On hearing a radio report of an accused priest Philippe is thrown back to a difficult time in his youth. He is faced with his parents’ impending divorce, moves to a new city, goes to a new school, and needs to make new friends. To help him adapt to his new surroundings his mother urges him to join the “Snow Geese,” a youth group led by a...

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So I’ve Been Told

Posted by on Sep 24, 2010 in Backlist | 0 comments

So I’ve Been Told

So I’ve Been Told Maryanna Hardy November 2010 ISBN 1-894994-52-3 / 978-1-894994-52-1 Art / Graphic Novel 96 pages / 5.5×7.75 80 illustrations (16 in colour) $17 Nominated for a Doug Wright Award Nominated for an Expozine Award We put so much energy into documenting our friends, we take pictures of them, we follow what they do, and their stories are more interesting than any banal afternoon television show. People are more interesting than they give themselves credit for. In So I’ve Been Told Hardy narrates their stories,...

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Montreal Blowout!

Posted by on Aug 24, 2010 in Events | 0 comments

Montreal Blowout!

Hey Montreal! It’s the conundrum press end of summer blowout! Dave Lapp: Children of the Atom Philippe Girard: Ruts & Gullies Sat. Aug 28, Monastiraki, 5478 St-Laurent, 5-7 pm. Signing and live interview hosted by Immediate Productions Elisabeth Belliveau: don’t get lonely don’t get lost Alisha Piercy: Auricle / Icebreaker Fri. Sept. 3, Drawn and Quarterly Bookstore, 211 Bernard W., 7 pm. Signing, Reading, and Animation...

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Beckett Toons

Posted by on Aug 24, 2010 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Read Kenton Smith’s awesome review of Children of the Atom in Edmonton’s See Magazine. “Standing entirely on its own, Lapp’s handsome pen-and-ink art is gorgeous to behold: it’s some of the most accomplished strip artwork you’ll find, with a skill, delicacy, and subtlety that compares to the best in the format’s history….Children of the Atom is the truly distinctive creation: it breathes literary quality into what has  predominantly been a gag medium.  And with its singular vision, it quietly moves and...

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4 Ignatz Nominations

Posted by on Aug 24, 2010 in News | 0 comments

4 Ignatz Nominations

That’s right 4! count em 4 nominations for Sully’s The Hipless Boy. Outstanding Artist, Outstanding Anthology or Collection, Promising New Talent, Outstanding Story for Turd Place. OUTSTANDING! Voting takes place at SPX on Sept 11, so vote early and vote often. Is it just me or is it rather funny that the nomination for best story is about taking a dump on someone’s...

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East Coast

Posted by on Aug 11, 2010 in Events | 0 comments

East Coast

The gang has been touring out east this past couple of weeks. Alisha Piercy spent the week in Conundrum Towers on a short term residency. Then it was the launch at the Kyber in Halifax in a tag team match with Jeff Miller and Invisible Publishing. Thanks to Tap Root Farms for supplying the veggies and Bookmark for selling the books. It was pretty great to have Alisha’s first review appear in Halifax’s The Coast the night before. Then it was back to The Valley where the signing at the Box of Delights was mellow. Jeff gave an...

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