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Felan Reads the Comics: Summer Vacation

Felan Reads the Comics is going on summer hiatus for a month or so, while I run around to weddings, conferences and move house. Rest assured, I will continue to Read the Comics while away. In the meantime, feel free … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Webcomics 5: Lower Regions

Some Sundays, Felan is too busy to write a full profile, so he posts his favourite webcomics instead. Alex Robinson is known for his Top Shelf-published graphic novels Box Office Poison and Tricked, both of which chronicle fairly mundane, everyday … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 10: Richard Stark’s Parker

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. Parker is one bad motherfucker, and not in a hip, Quentin Tarantino sort of way. The coldly violent, unrepentantly criminal, borderline-sociopathic anti-hero of the … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Webcomics 5: Doctor Cat

Some Sundays, Felan is too busy to write a full profile, so he posts his favourite webcomics instead. Doctor Cat is a cute, funny and well-drawn webcomic by Sarah Sobole “about a doctor who happens to be a cat.”  And … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Webcomics 4: Octopus Pie

Some Sundays, Felan is too busy to write a full profile, so he posts his favourite webcomics instead. As I mentioned in last week’s round-up of TCAF finds, Octopus Pie by Meredith Gran is one of my favourite webcomics. On … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics… at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival

A FELAN READS THE COMICS SPECIAL REPORT This weekend, I spent some time at the world-famous Toronto Comic Arts Festival. TCAF is a unique festival in that it focuses entirely on indie, self-published, small-press, webcomics and other non-mainstream comics (no … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 9: Global Frequency

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. More Warren Ellis this week! Global Frequency is a mini-series comprised of 12 one-shot stories, each penned by Ellis and illustrated by a different … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Comics 8: Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser

On Sundays, Felan profiles his favourite comics and graphic novels from across the diverse medium’s history. Mike Mignola is best known for his fantastic work on Hellboy, but there are some other gems in his oeuvre that are less well-known. … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Webcomics 3: Chainsawsuit

Some Sundays, Felan is too busy to write a full profile, so he posts his favourite webcomics instead. Creator Kris Straub (who also did Checkerboard Nightmare and the ongoing Starslip) describes Chainsawsuit as “disposable Internet humour,” and while that may … Continue reading

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Felan Reads the Webcomics 2: Gastrophobia

Some Sundays, Felan is too busy to write a full profile, so he posts his favourite webcomics instead. Gastrophobia is like an amazing Saturday morning cartoon that never existed. Set in a highly-fictionalized Ancient Greece, it follows the ongoing adventures … Continue reading

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