Interview with The Kao

Photo by Amber Hayes The Kao is Vincent Kao, an illustrator and comic artist known for his slice-of-life Web series, Mondo Mango, and the Prism Award-winning webcomic Magical Boy. Vincent graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a bachelor of fine arts in illustration. His work includes storyboarding, comics for independent studios, covers and posters... Continue Reading →

Graphic Novels by Women

This week, Laura and Nicole are talking about graphic novels written by women. Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next or watch on our YouTube channel. Place your TPBL holds for print books through our online catalogue, or search for eBooks through cloudLibrary. For full details about these titles and all... Continue Reading →

Graphic Novel Spotlight – LGBTQ+ Graphic novels

One of the great things about LGBTQ+ graphic novels is that they can defy stereotypes.  An excellent example is the manga My Brother’s Husband by Gengoroh Tagame. Homosexuality in Japanese comics is mostly of the Yaoi (Gay) and Yuri (Lesbian) variety, which tends towards the very romantically dramatic and artistically stylized, and is often written... Continue Reading →

Interview with Tony Cliff

Born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tony Cliff is a ten-year veteran of that city’s animation industry and a contributor to the Flight series of anthologies. He has been nominated for Shuster, Harvey, and Eisner Awards. Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant was his first published graphic novel and is the product of work... Continue Reading →

The Avengers vs. Justice League of America

Choose Your Hero The Avengers         Doctor Strange, by Jason Aaron Captain America: the Death of Captain America, by Ed Brubaker Black Panther: Civil War, by Reginald Hudlin Ultimate Comics Iron Man, by Nathan Edmonson Secret Invasion, by Brian Michael Bendis The Avengers: the Avengers Initiative, by Fred Van Lente All-new Captain... Continue Reading →

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