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Reviews for Issue #9 Are In!

The early reviews for Issue #9 (Is That a Dagger I See Before Me) are now in… and they are all positive! “This issue features what is hands down one of my favorite moments in comics this year. I turned the page and literally gasped as Hamlet falls under the water to be attacked by […]

Photos from Our Folger Talk

As mentioned in earlier posts, Conor and I gave a talk at the Folger Shakespeare Library this past Tuesday, February 15th.  We were invited by the Library to talk about our interpretation of the Bard’s characters and stories on our comic book series. The Folger contains the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works and […]

Reactions on the Shuster noms (and a glaring non-nom)

It was absolutely fantastic to get nominated for a Shuster Award for writing earlier this week.  Conor and I are still on cloud nine for that distinction.  What is also cool is to have read a couple blogs/sites that comment on our nominations. The first was The Fabler Blog, a “web comics portal”, which ran […]

Nominated for a Joe Shuster Award!

Fresh Off the Presses! It was announced earlier today that Conor and I have been nominated for a Joe Shuster Award in the category of Outstanding Comic Book Writer(s)!  The Shusters are the Canadian comic book creator awards.  We are very happy for the nomination, especially since we’re in the same category as great pros […]

iFanboy: “Comics worthy of a showing at the Globe!”

We have received a lot of positive coverage from most comic book websites since the launch of our first issue in April.  Yesterday we received a great deal of love from one of our favourite sites, iFanboy.com.  It’s a great site for devoted fans of comics that not only posts news but great insights as […]

Profile in Maclean’s Magazine

When I was a teenager growing up in northern Canada (Timmins, to be precise) I wanted to get a better understanding of the world around me – both nationally and internationally.  To get this I signed up for a subscription to Maclean’s magazine, Canada’s general interest weekly magazine exploring news, culture, politics, science and everything […]

We’ve made the Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2011 List!

Every year YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Association) put together a list of the top graphic novels that are suitable for teenagers (between the ages of 12 – 18).  This is a prestigious list that always has some top titles from the major publishers as well as a wide range from indie publishers and […]

A round-up of reviews for Issue #8!

Although Issue #8 (Journeys End in Lovers Meeting) has only been out for three days we’ve already received a number of reviews for the issue, all of them positive!  Here is a sampling of them: “This week’s issue features an awesome twist with Hamlet and Juliet that has me chomping at the bit for next […]

Another Top Grade from Best Comics for Kids List!

Earlier this summer we were named on the 2010 Summer Reading List by Good Comics for Kids (hosted by the School Library Journal website).  Just hours ago we discovered that we have now been named on the 2010 Best Comics for Kids list!  This is a great honour for us and something we are incredibly […]

Andy’s Dream Comes True

We found out earlier this week that Andy’s dream came true as Kill Shakespeare was reviewed by Fangoria magazine!  Andy has been a reader of this publication for the last 20+ years and it was great to see that not only did they review us but they REALLY LIKED the book!  A review of four […]