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This One Summer

Jillian Tamaki & Mariko Tamaki

  • First Second
  • Pantone Blue, HC, 320 Pages
  • $$21.95

Rose and Windy are summer friends whose families have visited Awago Beach for as long as they can remember. But this year is different, and they soon find themselves tangled in teen love and family crisis. From the creators of Skim comes an investigation into the mysterious world of adults. Sure, Rose’s …read more

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Insufficient Direction

Moyoco Anno

  • Vertical Inc
  • Paperback, 176 pg, 5.75 x 8.25 inches
  • $16.95

Read this energizing comic and feel proud (or simply unashamed!) of your geeky hobbies. Although manga artist Rompers (Happy Mania, Sugar Sugar Rune) doesn’t consider herself too far gone, she’s gotten married to a towering figure of the otaku persuasion, Director-kun (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Cutey Honey). Includes copious annotations on Japanese pop …read more

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Truth is Fragmentary: Travelogues & Diaries

Gabrielle Bell

  • Uncivilized Books
  • Softcover, 5.5 x 8, 160 pages, b&w
  • $$19.99

“For an impoverished cartoonist, I do an awful lot of international traveling.” Raw, bare-boned, scathingly funny dispatches from the renown comic diarist Gabrielle Bell, with biting cultural commentary mixed with her signature introspective, self- deprecating humor and surreal digressions (From car driving bears, through Zombie Apocalypses, to cute babies, and… more bears!) as …read more

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A Body Beneath

Michael Deforge

  • Koyama Press
  • 7 x 10 inches, 152 pgs, B&W, Softcover
  • $15.00

A Body Beneath collects issues 2-5 of Michael DeForge’s multi-award winning, anthology Lose. DeForge’s singular vision reveals the menace in the mundane, the humour in the horrific. He has crafted a phantasmagoria of stories that feature a spider-infested pet horse head, post-apocalyptic dogs dealing with existential angst, the romantic undertones of a …read more

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Petty Theft

Pascal Girard

  • Drawn & Quarterly
  • 104 pg
  • $19.95

Pascal’s in a bad place. He’s out of work, he and his longtime girlfriend have just broken up, and when he goes out for a run to ease his frazzled nerves, he falls and injures his back so badly, he’s strictly forbidden from running. What’s an endorphin-loving cartoonist to do? …read more

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Amerika

Réal Godbout

  • Conundrum Press
  • 184 Pages, B&W, Trade Paperback,
  • $20.00

Based on the novel by Franz Kafka Translated by Helge Dascher In his adaptation of Amerika, which took seven years to achieve, Godbout has tried to remain as faithful as possible to Kafka’s novel, while using the clear line aesthetic he perfected in his series Red Ketchup. Unlike the common cliché …read more

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The Boxer: The True Story of Holocaust Survivor Harry Haft

Reinhard Kleist

  • SelfMadeHero
  • 200 pg, 6.5 x 9.5
  • $22.95

Poland, 1941. Sixteen-year-old Harry Haft is sent to Auschwitz. When he is forced to fight against other inmates for the amusement of the SS officers, Haft shows extraordinary strength and courage, and a determination to survive. As the Soviet Army advances in April 1945, he makes a daring escape from …read more

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Weapons of Mass Diplomacy

Abel Lanzac & Christophe Blain

  • SelfMadeHero
  • 200 pg
  • $27.95

Following 9/11, President Bush’s “War on Terror” with plans to invade Iraq erupted into a cultural clash between French reluctance and American assurance over the case for “Weapons of Mass Destruction.” In Weapons of Mass Diplomacy, diplomat Abel Lanzac reveals the tension and politics through a French insider’s point of view, …read more

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Hilda and the Black Hound

Luke Pearson

  • Nobrow Press
  • 64 pages
  • $26.50

In Hilda’s new adventure (which will debut at TCAF in 2014!), she meets the Nisse: a mischievous but charismatic bunch of misfits who occupy a world beside — but also somehow within—our own, where the rules of physics don’t quite match up. Meanwhile, on the streets of Trolberg, a dark …read more

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Over Easy

Mimi Pond

  • Drawn & Quarterly
  • 272 pg
  • $24.95

Over Easy is a brilliant portrayal of a familiar coming-of-age story. After getting denied financial aid to cover her last year of art school, Margaret Pond finds salvation from the straight-laced world of college and the earnestness of both hippies and punks in the wisecracking, fast-talking, drug-taking Imperial Café, where she …read more

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Haunter

Sam Alden

  • Study Group Comics
  • 6 x 9 inches, 96 pg, Full Color, Softcover
  • $14.00

Sam’s first long-form work, painted in lush and colorful ink washes, is a wordless tale of a young woman trying to survive an ancient evil in an unknown land. “Haunter surprised me. It’s impossible to start the thing and not keep reading. It really flows.”  – Jeff Smith (Bone)

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It Never Happened Again

Sam Alden

  • Uncivilized Books
  • Softcover, 5.25 x 7.5, 80 pages, b&w
  • $$11.99

Two exquisite stories drawn in Sam Alden’s signature, flowing, and lush pencil style. In “Hawaii 1997,” few words are spoken, but Aldens imagery evokes the magic of a night-time encounter at a Hawaiian resort. “Anime” (craeated exclusively for this collection) is a short story about a young woman named Janet, who lives with …read more

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My Neighbour’s Bikini

Jimmy Beaulieu

  • Conundrum Press
  • 6.5 x 8.5, 64 pg, B/W, Mature Content
  • $15.00

During a major power outage in the heat of a Montreal summer, two shy young neighbours finally take the time to slow down, meet, and spend time together. Beaulieau takes a microscope to the lives of a few citizens at a certain time and place and weaves their stories into …read more

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Circulus

Rupert Bottenberg

  • Éditions Trip
  • 5.5 x 7.5 inches, 24 pgs, B&W Softcover

Twin teen science ninjas patrol opposing zones, light and dark, of an infinitely cyclical labyrinth. Are they nemeses? Soulmates? Polarized manifestations of a single id cloven in twain? Each has strewn clues to a coded message across the other’s path, amid an omnium-gatherum of grotesqueries and curiosities. A perpetual notion …read more

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Everyone Is Someone’s Fetish

Tony Breed

  • Self Published
  • 7.5 x 7.5 inches, 60 pg
  • $12.00 $13.00 CAD

The story of a gay married couple and their friends. Stories of romance, sex, marriage, music, kids, life, and why it’s not a good idea to shave your whole body. Volume 4 from the popular web comic.

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School of World Volume 3

Megan Brennan & Rel

  • Self Published
  • SC, 194 pg
  • $10.00

This book collects strips 331-502 of the sometimes daily strip webcomic School of World.  In School of World Volume 3: Class is in Session, we return again to the adventures of a curious little boy who asks his father many, many questions.  This volume also contains episode descriptions from the …read more

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Andre the Giant

Box Brown

  • First Second
  • Paperback, 240 Pages
  • $19.99

Andre Roussimoff is known as both the loveable giant in The Princess Bride and a heroic pro­wrestling figure. He was a normal guy who’d been dealt an extraordinary hand in life. At his peak, he weighed 500 pounds and stood nearly seven and a half feet tall. But the huge …read more

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The Cigar that Fell in Love with a Pipe

David Camus & Nick Abadzis

  • SelfMadeHero
  • 128 pg
  • $25.95

On the eve of the release of his latest movie,The Lady From Shanghai, Orson Welles receives a gift: An admirer has sent him a box of cigars. Rich and full bodied, they are the finest he’s ever tasted. But then, these are no ordinary cigars: They’ve been assembled by the …read more

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Entropy Part Ten

Aaron Costain

  • Self Published
  • Softcover, saddle stitched, 24 pg, 5.5x7.75 B&W
  • $5.00

In a post-flood world populated only by gods, animals, and monsters, two lonely golems search for the meaning of their existence.  As they get reacquainted after a long separation, the golems encounter the ego to their id and super-ego. Entropy 10 is the climax – and penultimate issue – of the ongoing Doug …read more

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The Bad-ventures of Bobo Backslack

Jon Chadurjian

  • AdHouse Books
  • 2C cover, 184 pg, 8 x 8 inches, SC
  • $14.95

OH GEEZ! There is no one as unlucky in all of North Dakota as Bobo Backslack. All he wants to do is work hard at his job, get a girlfriend and make his mom proud, but it seems that all forces from the natural to the supernatural are poised against …read more

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Third Time’s the Charm: A Nestlings Collection

Warren Clements

  • Nestlings Press
  • 120 pg, 8x8 inches, B&W
  • $19.95

The comic strip Nestlings ran in The Globe and Mail from 1979 to 1993, with one break in the 1980s. The strip centred on Robin, Theodore and Fletcher, three birds in a nest, although the worms who evaded and tricked the birds, and sang occasional songs, might argue that the …read more

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By Chance or Providence

Becky Cloonan

  • Self Published
  • 6 x 9, HC w/ gold foil blocking, 112 pages, B&W
  • $20.00

By Chance or Providence collects Becky Cloonan’s critically acclaimed trilogy Wolves, The Mire and Demeter in one gorgeous, limited edition publication. These stories cast a hypnotic melancholy, weaving their way through a medieval landscape of ancient curses and terrible truths that will haunt you long after you’ve set them down. This book boasts a canvas hardcover with gold foil blocking …read more

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Super Mega Buds

JP Coovert

  • One Percent Press
  • 20 pg, 3 color risograph, 5x4 inches
  • $4.00

The Super Mega Buds must wield the power of friendship and imagination to defeat an army of robot frogs and save Earth from the evil Dr. Bionical!

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Rudy

Mark Connery

  • 2D Cloud
  • Softcover, 6.25 x 8, 240 pg, B&W
  • $$19.95

Rudy, a collection of over 20 years of zinester/cartoonist/poet/artist Mark Connery’s work of the same name, while having long been a source of inspiration to many a cartoonist, has been largely unknown to those outside of Canada or select circles within comics. Through the help of 2D Cloud and Connery’s …read more

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Celeste

I.N.J. Culbard

  • SelfMadeHero
  • 192 pg
  • $27.95

In Los Angeles, Ray is sitting in gridlock when he receives a call from an LAPD officer with news about his wife. Fearing the worst, he listens intently—but suddenly the caller and everyone else around him disappears. In London, the moment two commuters catch sight of each other on a …read more

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Everywhere Antennas

Julie Delporte

  • Drawn & Quarterly
  • $19.95

Julie Delporte’s Everywhere Antennas is a deeply affecting, sparely constructed novel, equal parts Walden and The Bell Jar. Told in the first person, Everywhere Antennas offers diary-like entries from an anonymous narrator who is undergoing a nervous breakdown and struggling to hold together a failing relationship. In soft, flowing colored …read more

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Nelvana of the Northern Lights

Adrian Dingle

  • CGA Comics
  • 368 pg, B&W, 6.5 x 10
  • $30.00 (SC); $45.00 (HC)

Nelvana of the Northern Lights returns from the lost pages of Adrian Dingle’s Triumph Comics! First appearing in 1941, Nelvana was tasked with protecting Canada’s northern lands. Using the powers of the northern lights, Nelvana could fly at incredibly fast speeds, become invisible, and even turn into dry ice! She used …read more

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La Macchina Bellica: Volume 2

Deanna Echanique

  • Self Published
  • 180 pg, trade paperback, wartime romance/drama
  • $25.00

Kana Inari had a bad feeling about her job transfer to Feuerland’s Northern Penitentiary. Warden Himmet expects Kana to spearhead the CSF’s questionable experiments after her predecessor’s untimely death at the hands of her new ward, the imprisoned Calanthian General. Her first day on the job proves her fears well-founded …read more

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Spain & Morocco

Alex Fellows

  • Conundrum Press
  • 11 x 8 inches, 176 pg, full colour, HC, Mature Content
  • $25.00

Since 2009, Spain & Morocco was serialized weekly, to much acclaim and a steadily growing readership. The story follows Walt and Dan, two roommates, who leave behind their uneventful lives for a backpacking trip through Spain and Morocco. While hoping to marvel at beautiful sights, eat delicious food, and maybe hook up with …read more

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Photobooth: A Biography

Meags Fitzgerald

  • Conundrum Press
  • 7 x 9.5 inches, 275 pg, B&W
  • $20.00

For almost a century chemical photobooths have occupied public spaces, giving people the opportunity to quickly take inexpensive, quality photos. In the last decade these machines have started to rapidly disappear, causing an eclectic group of individuals from around the world to come together and respond. Illustrator, writer and long-time …read more

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The Return of Zita the Spacegirl

Ben Hatke

  • First Second
  • 240 pages
  • $12.99

Ben Hatke brings back our intrepid space heroine for another delightful sci-fi/fantasy adventure in this New York Times‑Bestselling trilogy for middle grade readers. Zita the Spacegirl has saved planets, battled monsters, and wrestled with interplanetary fame. But she faces her biggest challenge yet in the third and final installment of the Zita adventures. …read more

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Family Ties: An Alaskan Crime Drama

Eric Hobbs & Noel Tuazon

  • NBM Publishing
  • 6 x 9, 208 pg., B&W
  • $14.99

Hoping to secure a future for his children, an aging Alaskan crime boss looks to retire and divide his empire amongst his three heirs. But when his idealistic son refuses the inheritance, the old man disowns him. This turns out to be a fatal mistake when he sees his cold-blooded …read more

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Detrimental Information

John Holden & Luke Holden

  • 2D Cloud
  • Softcover, 6x7, 296pg, B&W
  • $$19.95

An odyssey of the everlasting nature of boyhood told via poems, short stories, crude scrawls and xeroxed doodles. 13 years worth of American tales are strung together in a fast and loose zig zag formation, leaving the reader out of breath and full of tearful laughter. “Detrimental Information is wrong. …read more

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City Carriers

Tang-Wei Hsu

  • Éditions Trip
  • 8 x 10 inches, 24 pg, B&W

Tang-Wei Hsu’s City Carriers reveal an unknown biological system, delineating the fantasy of civilization and recording the course of speciation — a new ecotype that propagates after time and space have been compressed. Hsu draws from the imagery of astronomy, anime and architecture to create an ecological expression full of …read more

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Cat Person

Seo Kim

  • Koyama Press
  • 7 x 9 inches, 144 pages, Full Colour, Softcover
  • $20.00

Cat Person is a collection of comics by cartoonist Seo Kim. Begun as a personal challenge to create daily, the comics feature a variety of themes from the silly to the serious. Characterized by a charming drawing style and frequently featuring the cartoonist and her farcical feline Jimmy, these are the …read more

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Safari Honeymoon

Jesse Jacobs

  • Koyama Press
  • 7 x 10 inches, 80 pg, Three Spot Colours, Softcover
  • $15.00

Join a pair of young newlyweds as they descend deep into a mysterious forest, encountering unknown creatures and unimaginable landscapes. Amongst the unusual flora and fauna, they discover within themselves something more strange and terrible than any sight their safari has to offer. Safari Honeymoon is a tale of jungle …read more

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HUNGRY BOTTOM COMICS 3

Eric Kostiuk Williams

  • Self Published
  • Risograph, 20 pages
  • $5.00

Eric Kostiuk Williams’ queer memoir project comes to a messy, momentous climax in the final instalment of Hungry Bottom Comics. In this issue:  Dancin’ and romancin’ across the pond in Germany! Inside Toronto’s burgeoning west-end drag scene! Exploring queer digital realities! And so much more…

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Silver Button

Megan Lavey-Heaton & Isabelle Melançon

  • Self Published
  • 16 pg, colour
  • $5.00

From the creators of “Namesake” comes a modern adaptation of a Québécois folk tale set in the heart of the Montréal subway system. The comic also includes a special 2-page illustrated prose version of the original folk tale.

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100 Crushes

Elisha Lim

  • Koyama Press
  • 6.5 x 9 inches, 100 pg, Full Colour, Softcover
  • $18.00

100 Crushes compiles five years of queer comics by Elisha Lim, including excerpts from Sissy, The Illustrated Gentleman, Queer Child in the Eighties, and their cult series 100 Butches, as well as new work. It’s an absorbing documentary that travels through Toronto, Berlin, Singapore, and beyond in the form of interviews, memoirs, and gossip …read more

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FUJOSPORTS!

Love Love Hill & Various Artists

  • Self Published
  • 5 x 7.75 inches, 110 pg
  • $13.00

FUJOSPORTS! Team bonding, rivals, long hard days of training, the anxious and ecstatic viscera of bodies in motion. An anthology of six sports-themed comics injected with a distinctly female gaze. Adrenaline and sweat: is it teamwork, competition, or… something more? A volume of distinctly fiery stories, relationships consummated in pure …read more

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Facility Integrity

Nick Maandag

  • Pigeon Press
  • 60 pg, B&W
  • $10.00

With his new comic Facility Integrity, Nick Maandag offers an insightful and humorous look at the inner workings of the modern corporate workplace. Through the interactions of an ensemble of characters from all levels of the hierarchy that make up the corporate structure, the absurdity of the single-minded and relentless drive …read more

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Cleopatra in Space Volume 1: Target Practice

Mike Maihack

  • Graphix
  • 176 pg, SC & HC
  • $12.99/22.99

When a young Cleopatra (yes, THAT Cleopatra) finds a mysterious tablet that zaps her to the far, REALLY far future, she learns of an ancient prophecy that says she is destined to save the galaxy from the tyrannical rule of the evil Xaius Octavian. She enrolls in Yasiro Academy, a …read more

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Thoughts From Iceland: Day 1 & Day 2: The Glacier, Sólheimajökull

Lonnie Mann

  • Self Published
  • $10.00 each

Thoughts From Iceland is a comic/travelogue about a 3 1/2-day trip I took to Iceland in December 2012. The comic covers places I visited, things I ate, people I met – stuff like that. It’s posted online as a webcomic, usually twice/week. Day 1 and Day 2: The Glacier, Sólheimajökull are …read more

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Never More Together

Steven McCabe

  • The Porcupine
  • 8.75 in x 5.56 in, 272 pg
  • $24.95

In this wordless poem, the invasion of a malevolent corporate regime causes a peaceful society to become embroiled in disquiet and savage upheaval. A tale of subjugation, protest, and transformation, Never More Together tells the story of what can become of a society that fears the truth. When the inhabitants …read more

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Hollow in the Hollows

Dakota McFadzean

  • One Percent Press
  • 32 pg, 2 color interior, 5.5x9 inches
  • $5.00

A young girl becomes obsessed with something secret she finds in a hollow tree. Was she led there by unseen forces, or is it all in her mind? A short story about bones, sticks, karate, and cigarettes.

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Karen McGratten & Emily McGratten

  • Self Published
  • 54 pg, B&W
  • $10.00

This is a story that gives the reader a glimpse into the life of a young Karen as she reminisces about her journey from childhood to becoming a young woman while struggling with anorexia.  Karen struggles to find herself while dealing with bullying, family, spirituality and learning to live with …read more

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Drinking Buddies

Talya Modlin

  • Self Published
  • $12.00 CAD

Roomates Udell and Chief go out to see their childhood friend, Pepin, when he returns from his recent travels. They start to find themselves in a thick web of conning, lust, and a bad allergy flare up. Drinking Buddies is the first story of the new web-comic Blimpakind. This and other …read more

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Bleed-Throughs #0 / Screentests (second edition)

Annie Mok

  • Self Published
  • B&W, 36 pg / Blue Risograph, 32 pg
  • $6.00 each

Bleed-Throughs #0 Annie Mok participated in the yearly Hourly comics challenge that cartoonists peer pressure each other to partake in, and kept going, a few panels a day, in the size format she chose. Annie feeds her rats, processes the death of an abusive grandparent, sends a message to tall …read more

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Cats of Felicia

Ami Moore

  • Self Published
  • 20 pages, B+W interior

“There sure are a lot of cats here…” The first part of a new series. Isolated in the hills, there doesn’t seem to be much else in the town of Felicia. Shipped off to her grandparents place for the summer, what else is there for Chloe to do but explore …read more

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Forming II

Jesse Moynihan

  • Nobrow Press
  • 128 pages
  • $32.99

Civilization, but not quite as we know it, has started to take shape. And now, in the continuing chaos, the world and most of its inhabitants have brandished their swords and, in various fashions, charged onto the battlefield. If Forming I hailed the birth of a civilization and mapped out the genesis …read more

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Carnivale: a Kit Kaleidoscope Story

Nick Mullins

  • Self Published
  • 196 pg, 5.5 x 8.5
  • $20

Kit Kaleidoscope works in a graveyard during the day and struggles with her painting at night. During the town’s annual carnival, she encounters a musician. She runs into him later, but struggles with her insecurities in order to connect with him. Meanwhile, Kit’s fellow gravedigger befriends an elderly woman. Her …read more

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The Long Kingdom #3

David Namisato

  • Self Published
  • 42 pg, B&W, 6x9 inches
  • $7.00

Prince Basari looks on in horror as his mother unleashes 35 years of fury on to Uder, his wife’s uncle. For Princess Ana, it is the first time she sees her grandmother not as Queen Mother, but as a highly skilled soldier who once was the captain of the elite Queen’s Guard.

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Eth’s Skin

Sfé R. Monster

  • Self Published
  • 44 pages, SC, B&W
  • $12.00

Set in a slightly different British Columbia, Eth’s Skin is a story about a fisher named Eth, living on the edge of a ragged ocean where raft cities called townships make up the bulk of civilization, and sea monsters swim through kelp forests and avoid strange masked land-dwellers called beachwalkers. …read more

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OAFANTHOLOGY Special Edition

Ed Luce & Various Artists

  • Self Published
  • 32 pg, B&W with Color Dust Jacket and 7 inch Vinyl Record
  • $20.00

The first collection of Wuvable Oaf drawings and stories by a wide range of popular creators!  Featuring the work of Johnny Ryan, Junko Mizuno, Gengoroh Tagame, Tom Neely, Vanessa Davis, Chynna Clugston Flores, Jason Fischer, Robin Bogert, Edie Fake, James Sime, Kirsten Baldock, Stephen Sadowski, Josh Bayer, Katie Skelly, Mark …read more

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I Used to be a German Shepherd

Murilo Martins

  • Self Published
  • 72 pg, Hand-stitched binding
  • $12.00

“Starts with a spoiler: HE IS BACK. The most valiant German Shepherd of the comic book world returns. The tale of a sequel or a sequel with a tail? Murilo Martins inks yet another independent comic book, yet another tragicomic evolutionary struggle. Dogs and wolves. And sheeps, of course. A dog …read more

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Beauty and The Beast: Act One

Megan Kearney

  • Self Published
  • softcover, 6.25 x 8.5 inches, 170 pg, B&W
  • $16.50

When her father returns from a journey bearing  strange stories and stranger gifts, Beauty takes it upon herself to fulfill his debt to a mysterious creature called only “The Beast”. But neither the soft-spoken Beast or the uncanny Castle where he makes his home are what Beauty expects. Both harbour more …read more

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The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ and Amal, Volume 3

E.K. Weaver

  • Self Published
  • Paperback, 216 pg
  • $20.00

May 16, 2008 – In the span of a single day, Amal calls off his arranged marriage, comes out to his conservative parents, promptly gets disowned, goes on a bender… and wakes up the next morning to find TJ, a lanky, dreadlocked vagrant, frying eggs and singing Paul Simon in his kitchen. TJ …read more

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NonCanon New Adventures #1: Let’s Talk About Our Fears Via Comics

Tom McHenry

  • Self Published
  • Paperback, 24 pg, 8x8 inches
  • $8.00

Cartoonist Tom McHenry spends his lunch hours in his cubicle, drawing comic strips about pigeons in his neighborhood. These pigeons debate topics like the need for approval and the importance of anxiety while scavenging forcrumbs. Philosophical, bleak, and hilarious, these strips are the most thoughtful and popular McHenry has ever drawn. NonCanon #1 …read more

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Bessatsu Rose Tear

saicoink & nozme

  • Self Published
  • b/w, 28 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • $6.00

A collaboration between saicoink and nozmo. This is an issue of the one and only Bessatsu Rose Tear shoujo manga magazine. Get ready for flowers and heartbreak! Comes with a free bookmark.

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The Star-Spangled Angel Part One

Scott Roberts

  • Self Published
  • 8 x 10.5 inch, 3-color Risograph
  • $$6.00

An 8” x 10.5” 3-color Risograph psychedelic comic picture book, based on Roberts’ performance at Brain Frame 14.  It was printed by hand by Roberts over 9 days, which you can tell by all the aesthetically pleasing registration issues.

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The Forgotten Man

Amity Shlaes & Paul Rivoche

  • Harper Perennial
  • 320 pg
  • $31.00

An illustrated edition of Amity Shlaes’s #1 New York Times bestseller, featuring vivid black-and-white illustrations that capture this dark period in American history and the men and women, from all walks of life, whose character and ideas helped them persevere. This imaginative illustrated edition brings to life one of the most devastating …read more

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Powdered Milk Vol 12

Keiler Roberts

  • Self Published
  • B&W, 12 pg, 8 x 5.5 inches
  • $2.00

Powdered Milk vol. 12 is a collection of autobiographical stories from my life several years ago, before I became a parent. There is a general theme of vocabulary and a bee murder.

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DREAM LIFE | A LATE COMING OF AGE

Salgood Sam

  • Self Published
  • 161 pg
  • $18.00

Murder in BC leads to an inuksuk in Ontario. Charlie’s childhood friend is about to die. Hitchhiking in BC PJ’s luck runs out. Lionel is in crisis, time for love? Leslie is a therapist and part time drug dealer. It’s just occurring to her that she hates her job. Dan’s …read more

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Hey, Mister: Come Hell or Highwater Pants

Pete Sickman-Garner

  • Top Shelf Productions
  • 176 pg, 6.5 x 9.5
  • $14.95

Meet Satan. After eons of ruling the underworld, he’s sad as Hell and can’t take it anymore. So why not skip town and check out “the air up there”? He can shack up with old pals Mister, Young Tim, and Aunt Mary — but we all know slacker roommates can …read more

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Hana Doki Kira

Various Artists

  • Self Published
  • 128 pg, 5.5x9inches, Perfect bound with Foil cover, B&W with PMS Seafoam Green Spot Color
  • $20.00

Hana Doki Kira is an original art anthology in homage to Shōjo, showcasing a diverse group of over twenty artists!   Hana Doki Kira was organized and created by the Year 85 Group, six friends who all share a mutual passion and appreciation for art. Hana Doki Kira is a collection of comics …read more

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A Cabbage in a Nutshell #1

Tin Can Forest

  • Self Published
  • 32 pg, soft cover, full colour, 9 x 9
  • $20.00

A Cabbage in a Nutshell #1 is the first installment of an anthrotheological mystery set in a bygone future as told from the vantage point of an occulttastically informed super-future. Earthquake dreams of snowflake, as a restauranteur sharpens pencils in anticipation of a distant shoreline…and then…a forest burial passes by unmentioned …read more

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SHAQZINE

Various Artists

  • Self Published
  • 70 pg, perfect bound softcover, B/W, 8.5 x 5.5 inches
  • $8.99

SHAQZINE: the anthology of Shaquille O’Neal fandom featuring comics, art, prose and poetry from 50 of this generation’s greatest cartoonists and writers. Curated by Jason Poland (http://robbieandbobby.com/) and Keith Mclean (http://www.adventuresome.ca/).

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š! #17: “Sweet Romance”

Various Artists

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  • 4 x 6 inches, 164 pgs, full color, softcover
  • $12.00

Love is an unlimited source of stories. This will be proven in the 17th issue of the Baltic comics anthology š! themed ‘Sweet Romance’. Twenty-one artists, such as Ginette Lapalme, Betty Liang, Ayumu Arisaka, Berliac and Dace Sietina contributed comics which might crush your heart. Cover by Patrick Kyle

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Friendship Edition Anthology

Various Artists

  • Self Published
  • 40 pages, 3 colour risograph
  • $10.00

The first volume of the Friendship Edition Anthology collecting new comics and artwork from members. Featuring Gillian Blekkenhorst, Laura Harte, Trevor Henderson, Erin Rei, JJ Tebrake, Kat Verhoeven, Mary Verhoeven and Jenn Woodall. Limited edition print run of 100.

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INK BRICK #1

Various Artists

  • Self Published
  • 48 Pages, full color, 5.5x8.5 inches
  • $8.00

Introducing INK BRICK, a new journal for work that crosses the borders between comics and poetry. This debut issue features original pieces from John Hankiewicz, Simone Kearney, Simon Moreton, L. Nichols, Alexander Rothman, Bianca Stone, Gary Sullivan, and Paul K. Tunis. We are tearing down walls to throw the bricks …read more

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Nobrow 9: It’s Oh So Quiet

Various Artists

  • Nobrow Press
  • 128 pages
  • $26.50

As we hurtle along at breakneck speed accompanied by the great cacophony of modern life, we rarely experience a moment of silence. Silence, with its implication of stillness and absolute purity, becomes an impossibility. So how does an artist approach such a theme? World-renowned creators turn their hand to unifying …read more

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PUPPYTEETH 4

Various Artists

  • Czap Books
  • 6x9, SC, 56 pages
  • $12.00

A collection of short comics – Jenn Lisa surprises a hiker with the responsibility for taking care of an infant who appears out of thin air. Cassie and Dee, the talking horse decor, stew in anxious tension as their plans to escape Applebee’s start to unravel, as told by Jess …read more

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STUDY GROUP MAGAZINE #3D

Various Artists

  • Study Group Comics
  • 8.5 x 10.5 inches, 80 pg, Full Color Magazine
  • $12.00

That’s right, the next issue of our comics anthology/comics crit mag has an extensive 3D section! Not only that, but the rest of the book is printed in full color! Not only that, but this issue is 80 pages instead of 64! Whaaat!  Comics and art from Jim Rugg, Sophie …read more

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TRIP 8 INTERNATIONAL

Various Artists

  • Éditions Trip
  • 6.3 x 8.6 inches, 300 pg B&W / 100 pg in colour. French & English

Essays, comics and illustrations featuring more than 50 artists and writers from Canada, the United States and Europe. With Al+Flag, Max Batiinger, Jimmy Beaulieu, Jean-Sébastien Bérubé, Rupert Bottenberg, Matthew Brown, Antonin Buisson, Nick Butch, Cathon, Mattias Elftorp,Theo Ellsworth, FREDC, Marnie Galloway, Chloé Germain-Thérien, Vincent Giard, Réal Godbout, Sophie Goldstein, Michel …read more

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Magical Beatdown Vol 1.5

Jenn Woodall

  • Self Published
  • 12 pg, 2 colour risograph
  • $3.00

Magical Beatdown Vol 1.5 is a mini comic debuting at TCAF which continues to follow the story of a excessively violent, foul-mouthed and easily enraged magical girl.

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Witchlight

Jessi Zabarsky

  • Self Published
  • 6 x 10, 20 pg, B&W
  • $5.00

An ongoing adventure-shoujo series. In this issue: a kidnapping, a mysterious stranger, several spells, an ultimatum.

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The Legend of Bold Riley #1

Leia Weathington & Jonathon Dalton

  • Northwest Press
  • 24-page color comic book
  • $3.99

The first instalment of a new, five-issue monthly Bold Riley series! Bold Riley—who has set out to find adventure in the lands beyond her home of Prakkalore—comes across a fragment of bone that shares a tale of lost love. Riley tries to reunite the lost spirit with its beloved, but soon …read more

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Full Colour Cromulence // Weald #1: Double Issue

Rachel Kahn & Kris Sayer

  • Self Published
  • 5x8, SC, 50pg, full colour // 8x10.5, SC, 54 pages, b&w
  • $12.00 // $10.00

Full Colour Cromulence by Rachel Kahn Full Colour Cromulence is the second print collection of By Crom!, an autobiographical webcomic featuring spiritual guidance from Conan the Barbarian, written and drawn by Rachel Kahn. Kahn’s snapshots of her mundane problems are transformed into moments of mirth – and even enlightenment – …read more

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DUMB #4 & DUMB #5

Georgia Webber

  • Self Published
  • 24 pg, B&W w/ Red
  • $10.00 each

Dumb #4 breaks into new territory, utilizing collage as an homage to influential artist Julie Doucet, to whom the issue is dedicated. Georgia decides to wear lipstick to signal to others that she isn’t using her voice, but finds the concept of being a silent, dolled up, feminine figure to …read more

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Shogum of the Dead Book One: Twilight of the Samurai

Daniel Wernëck

  • Self Published
  • POD print, soft cover, 132 Pages
  • $9.99

In order to win the clan wars and seize power over the entire island, Hideki Tachikawa has sold the very souls of his allies and relatives in exchange for the immortality of his warriors. Shima Kuretake is a young samurai who rises from the dead and escapes the battlefield in …read more

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The Vanishing Coin // The Incredible Twisting Arm

Kate Egan Mike Lane & Eric Wight

  • Feiwell & Friends
  • 160 pages
  • $16.99 (HC) $6.99 (SC)

The Vanishing Coin: Want to see something cool? I can make that quarter vanish. All it takes is a little magic… Fourth grade was supposed to be a fresh start, but Mike’s already back in the principal’s office. He’s not a bad kid. He just can’t sit still. And now, his …read more

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