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Photobook Review: Walking Styxx

Category: Cam Gordon, Issue 75, News, Reviews

Walking Styxx Photo book, David Firman, 48 pages,, Styxx, shortened from his original name Firestyxx, is a greyhound. Or, more correctly, he’s a lurcher. So begins Walking Styxx, a delightful look at a Winnipeg-based pooch, rescued from a life of heck and plucked into pages of this sweet little book. His human dad […]

Comic Review: Pure-O

Pure-O Comic, Nick McIvor, 16 pages, Like Daniel Clowes taking a stab at a self-help manual, Pure-O is a delightfully smart and upbeat comic that deals with the realness of mental health and anxiety in a fun, informative matter. Illustrator Nick McIvor should be proud of himself for this public service, sketching everything firsthand […]

Comic Review: Cool New Job

  Cool New Job Comic, David Oxley, 20 pages,,$5 For readers in Toronto, Cool New Job takes a unique look at the city and squishes it sideways into some kind of dystopian or post-apocalyptic un-reality. The story here revolves around two young girls who sense their city is in danger and spring to action […]

Comic Review: Cockatrice

  Cockratrice Comic, James Lee, 16 pgs, An unusual piece of surrealist slop, James Lee’s Cockratice is a curious journey into the realm of WTF. Like Jurassic Park crossed with a KLF video (but totally like neither), this comic confounds in meaning or purpose. That’s OK. In lieu, the reader gets a chance to […]

Zine Review: Pops: Parents on Parenting

  Pops: Parents on Parenting Zine, Jonas, #1, 40 pgs, This zine is fantastic and we’re lucky its contributors didn’t just cop out and make some lame-ass blog. Pops is about parenting and it gives a few different POVs on the topic from a few different folks. All accounts are, more or less, firsthand […]

Zine Review: You, Monster!

You, Monster! Comic, Brian Roppel, 20 pgs, In the comic world, the line between cute and grotesque can sometimes be a mere squiggle. Such is the case with You, Monster!, a new collection of bite-sized comics that is 80% super cute and 20% fuckin’ gross. Brian Roppel is the author and illustrator. He seems […]

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Zine Review: Roadtrip to Nelson

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Zine Review: Ballz Montreal

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Zine Review: Big Diamond

Zine Review: Dirty Face

Zine Review: Grimm Memes

Comic Review: The Deader Half

Comic Review: Butts

Zine Review: Rust Belt

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