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The Peanutbutter Sisters and Other American Stories by Rumi Hara

    Rarely does a new talent arrive in the medium as unmistakably distinct as Rumi Hara? With immersive art and a clear-eyed storytelling rhythm, her uncategorizable debut, Nori, put her playful cartooning on display. Her new collection, The Peanutbutter Sisters and Other American Stories delight with equal mischievousness.

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    Revenge of the Librarians by Tom Gauld

      Tom Gauld returns with his wittiest and most trenchant collection of literary cartoons to date. Perfectly composed drawings are punctuated with the artist’s signature brand of humor, hitting high and low. After all, Gauld is just as comfortable taking jabs at Jane Eyre and Game of Thrones.

      Leonard Cohen: On a Wire

        I read the French version of Leonard Cohen: On a Wire by Philippe Girard. For those unaware, Leonard Cohen is Canada’s version of Bob Dylan. I am sure if he would be alive, he would not like that comparison. When it comes to poetry, Cohen beats Bob Dylan hands down. Philippe Girard brings grace to Montreal’s modern-day poetic bard. Cohen’s music is weaved in his personality. He is a fabric of the diversity that makes Montreal unique. Leonard Cohen has wandered throughout the world but Montreal was always his home. Philippe Girard captures the man and the myth through flashbacks of the best and worst in his storied life. Philippe’s art is a blend of Quebec and European influences that come into his own. You will love reading and marvel at the lush art. It’s about time the rest of the world gets to read this amazing book from Drawn & Quarterly.  Leonard Cohen: On a Wire is translated by Helge Dascher and Karen Houle.


          A good time to be a Moomin.  The amazing comeback of Finland’s favorite creatures.

          Farting Cat

            Drawn and Quarterly’s Kate Beaton of Hark! A Vagrant fame is a cat lover. She has a few drawings of cats and especially a farting… Read More »Farting Cat

            Back Alleys

              Back alleys were hubs where kids gathered and played together. Sheltered from traffic, kids built their own fantasies in back lanes. Suburbia has no back… Read More »Back Alleys


                R. Sikoryak notorious illustrator of Masterpiece Comics (Drawn & Quarterly) gives us Popysseus.