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Pink Cat Fight At TCAF - Toronto Comic Art Festival
Today, the Toronto Comic Art Festival (TCAF) has withdrawn its invite to digital cartoonist artist Saba Moeel, author of the Pink Cat Daily comics on Instagram, as a guest of the upcoming show, after significant negative reaction online, reported yesterday by Bleeding Cool TCAF did not respond to Bleeding Cool when approached to comment but[...]
Wordburglar Performs "Living Between Wednesdays" At Sidekick Comics
Is this the first time Spider-Ham and Project Pegasus have been referenced in the same rap song? Or any song? That's Canadian's Wordburglar, a favourite for Bleeding Cool, performing his "Living Between Wednesdays" song, recorded live at Sidekick Comic Book Cafe in Toronto, Ontario Living Between Wednesdays is available on all digital platforms as part[...]
star trek
Unfortunately, the production is facing another obstacle on its way back to now-Paramount+ screens, with Variety reporting that the Sonequa Martin-Green-starring series has paused production at Toronto's Pinewood studios over a possible COVID-19 exposure According to reports, a Zone A individual (key cast member or production crew member in close contact with cast) was in contact[...]
Locke & Key continues production on the second season (Image: Netflix)
That's when we learned that the crew was busy working on the second season in Toronto, Canada, and would be spending their holiday on-set together (along with some kind words and a great anecdote about the power of ABC's Scandal) We also tipped you off to a series of really great Instagram stories of walkie-talkie[...]
A look at Y, from FX Networks.
Vaughan and Pia Guerra's acclaimed comic book series Y: The Last Man, writer, executive producer, and showrunner Eliza Clark (Animal Kingdom, The Killing) made a lot of fans happy at the end of the last month when she posted images from Toronto of a clapperboard and series star Ben Schnetzer's set chair Because we all know what[...]
Chris Butcher Quits Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Amid Criticism
As a result of this, there are stories we have run that no one else has, there are stories that we didn't run that others did, and sometimes stories run later. On the 27th of June, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival offered two public statements on their TCAF website regarding Black Lives Matter and sexual harassment[...]
Canada's Drag Race arrives this July, courtesy of Crave.
The queens set to compete this season are Anastarzia Anaquway (Toronto, ON), BOA (Toronto, ON), Ilona Verley (Vancouver, BC), Ilona Verley (Vancouver, BC), Juice Boxx (Toronto, ON), Kiara (Montréal, QC), Kyne (Kitchener-Waterloo, ON), Lemon (New York City, NY via Toronto, ON), Priyanka (Toronto, ON), Rita Baga (Montréal, QC), Scarlett BoBo (Toronto, ON), and Tynomi Banks[...]
station eleven
The novel centers on events at a theater in Toronto and the travels of a post-apocalyptic travelling symphony in northern Michigan Locals to both northern Michigan and Toronto will recognize places in the book, as well as details such as the prevalent tourist sweaters (if you've been up here, you know they are everywhere). Station Eleven struck[...]
The Comic Book Act Of Vandalism That Melted A Nation's Heart
Found in the book drop @ Main Street branch :) Here's to many more nights falling asleep with a good book, Jackson! — Toronto Public Library (@torontolibrary) August 15, 2015 It was an Asterix comic book as well, that the polite but distraught eight year old boy apologizing to the Toronto Public Library was apologising for. Quite[...]
Silver Snail To Close In Ottawa
Forty year old Canadian comic store The Silver Snail, is to close its Ottawa branch . As famous as comic books come, it is legendary for the comics it
Making Ron Swanson Cry – Toronto ComiCon 2015
Walking The Floor at Toronto ComiCon Diana McCallum writes for Bleeding Cool. Pull on your boot covers and grab your spandex because winter is over, con season is upon us and I'm here to paint you a word picture about my journey around Toronto ComiCon this weekend. First of all, don't let the name fool you, Toronto ComiCon[...]
Robert Charpentier Of Comics And More In Toronto, Dies, Aged 54
Longtime comics owner Robert Charpentier passed away on October 17th from cancer. The owner of Comics And More in Toronto, Canada and much loved comics seller for 25 years, received an obituary in the Toronto Star, CHARPENTIER, Robert Joseph – Quietly in his sleep at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre after a short battle with cancer at the age[...]
The Joe Shuster Awards 2014 – Full Audio
The wonderful Jamie Colville attended the 10th Annual Joe Shuster Awards held in Toronto on Saturday August 20th. Nicknamed the Human Recorder, he provided full audio of the event below… [audio:] Presented at the Back Space Toronto, 587A College Street, Toronto, Ontario. The awards start off with a video of Stan Lee who congratulating a 2007 Joe Shuster Awards[...]
No Plans For Iron Man 4 According To Robert Downey Jr
In an interview with Variety while at the Toronto Film Festival, Robert Downey Jr was asked about the possibility of an Iron Man 4. "There isn't one in the pipe," Downey said "No, there's no plan for a fourth 'Iron Man.'" He is only signed on with Marvel and Disney to do two Avengers sequels including Age[...]
Things To Do In Toronto In August If You Like Comics
This is "Toronto's premiere event exclusively for female fandom" and gives girls the chance to network, browse shelves and talk comics in a safe and supportive environment The event is dedicated to Debra Jane Shelly, the original organizer of Ladies Night and beloved member of the Toronto comic book community, who passed away earlier this[...]
Late Night Fun – Caffeinated Crime Fighters UPDATED
And the folks there sent us some more images to go with… so I've added them below. I've always thought if I open a comic shop I would put a coffee bar inside with seats so people could hang out and read… seems the folks at Silver Snail in Toronto not only had the same idea… but[...]
Because Coffee Cups Have Secret Identities Too
Each and every chain can't wait to tell you where the beans came from, who picked them, what time of the day it was and which camel pissed on them to give them that earthy tang. But do we ever think if the coffee wants all that information out there? Starbucks are the NSA of coffee. Thankfully[...]
Informa Bought Fan Expo Canada During The Summer
In a letter handed out to vendors at Fan Expo Canada, it's been revealed that the show has been bought by show organisers Informa from Hobby Star. And that the deal occured over the summer, though the original organisers CEO of Hobby Star Aman Gupta and President Steve Menzle have continued to run the show, with[...]
Welcome To The Fortress – A New Comic Store In Ontario, Canada
  This weekend, a new comic store opened in the Greater Toronto area in Ontario, Canada It's called Fortress Inc, it's got a great looking storefront logo, and looks clean and spacious Heavy on the superhero, it's always nice to report a new store opening, rather than one closing. If you're in the area, pop by and[...]
Avengers Vs X-Men To Be The Model For Future Marvel Events
And it seems that Marvel are keen to repeat the experience. At the Avengers Vs X-Men panel today at the Fan Expo in Toronto, Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso stated that "hopefully we'll be doing more things like this in the future" and that it's "a model for future events at this point." As for the crossovers, Axel stated[...]
The Silver Snail Of Toronto Is Moving. Slowly.
Comic store Silver Snail, recently home to hip hip videos in Toronto, has seen long time manager George Zotti take over ownership of the over-thirty-years-old store, and they are now radically moving from Queen Street West (where it's been in various spots over the last 35 years) to Yonge-Dundas Square, which is basically Toronto's version[...]