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Oct. 25, 2007

I'm going to Canzine 2007

Probably should have posted about this sooner, been a bit slow on the up take last few weeks - broken ankle is almost 100% but I got into a slow groove waiting for it to heal.

So a bit of news, Jim is in busy with his new kid [congrats to Jim] so I'll be jumping on a buss to Toronto this weekend to man our table at Canzine 2007.

So if you missed us at TCAF this summer you can get a copy of Therefore Repent! From me Sunday, or bring in yours to have it signed - I'll Do sketches as well, and I might have a few other goodies with me too, including free sample copies of the first chapter of Therefore Repent! care of the folks at IDW, even broke you can walk away with something.

It's a big event too, one of Canada's largest Zine Fairs with hundreds of exhibitors, so your sure to see a lot of cool stuff! Hope you can make it to the show!

Also in other news, Therefore Repent! Has reviews/features coming up: In the November issues of Quill & Quire, and the 73rd issue of RUE MORGUE in December!

And for my American and Direct market readers, you can already pre order your IDW edition of Therefore Repent! From now, discounted to $10.19 [deal!] & eligible for free Shipping with orders over $25.

And if you can't wait till January 15, 2008, NMK will take your orders now here.

See you all at the show
Toronto: Hotel Canzine
Sunday, October 28, 2007
The Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen St. West

(Queen just East of Dufferin)
1pm - 7pm

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Oct. 20, 2007

There was a big storm tonight

I was waiting for the rain to let up a bit so I could go to the D&Q book store opening, but the roof drain was blocked and it all started coming in through the ceiling!

drainholesLandlord had to come over, fist we drilled holes to control where it was coming in - it was pouring out of light fixtures and all over. With the holes it was possible to get it to all drain out in one place. But it came down in torrents! it would fill the bins in about 5 min. So the landlord went up to the roof, saw that the drain was blocked, and that was almost it. Mostly it's stopped now, except one slow dripper in my bed room, that's keeping me up......grumble....

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Oct. 3, 2007

Chris Pitzer likes talking dogs

It's not very common for publishers to talk about other's books on their own site - maybe it's a reflection on how small the comics world is, or how generous Chris Pitzer of AdHouse Books is - but regardless he reviewed Therefore Repent! on his blog today! Wow.
Nice way to wake up huh? Made my day.

Chris is an expert in good taste too by the way, look at his line of books if you doubt me! Beautiful line, I'd be honored to have one of mine handled by him so all the more honored.

Here's Chris's post for my clipping pile...

I can't recall if I've talked about other books on ye' blog or not, but after a reading marathon of one title I particularly liked, I thought I should give it what little press I can…

Therefore Repent! by Jim Munro & Salgood Sam.

Given the magic of the internet, I've heard about this book for a while. I'm not exactly sure when it came out, but I know the two of them have been burning up the web with announcements, events and samples. And, yes, it's all worth it.

The book deals with the world after the Rapture. Now, I know next to nothing about the Bible. But I find the myths, symbols, parables, always fascinating. I'm sure THE CRUSADERS left a good impression on my young mind. (Where have all the babys gone!) Now, just dealing with the rapture might be enough of a hook, but Jim and Salgood do a great job of characterization from the very beginning. The two protagonists are so interesting that I had to keep turning page after page to see what and who they were. And yes, Salgood can draw like nobody's business. There's some "meat" to his drawings, if you will. They feel solid.

Anyway, throw in a talking dog (spoiler?) and how he can talk, and I give this book two thumbs up.

I can't say for sure, but this might be a series. If you're interested in possibly checking this book out, my pals at IDW are publishing it in the states, and Jim and Salgood have published it in Canada via No Media Kings.

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Pages window display and

Blog.Newsarama posted coverage

of our Ample Free Sample Contest.

Meanwhile: Jim told me about this a while ago, we got a big widow display at the super hip and excellent pages book store in my hometown of Toronto [also the shop in TO that moved the most copies of RevolveR One too]. Nice to have this record of it - thanks to my mom ;)

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