Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo: Day Two

On Thursday the Expo was open for just a few short hours. It was kind of a soft opening, meaning Friday things truly got moving. It was also a bit of a glimpse at how busy this show will be on Saturday- which is certain to be the busiest day. Two days down, and I…

Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo Kick-Off

Well, it is that time of year again.  Thousands upon thousands of nerds will be flocking together in my hometown to celebrate comics, pop culture, and basically anything geeky.  Over the next four days, there will be stars, creators, and paraphernalia of all sorts to see in Western Canada’s largest nerd fest. Do I sound…

everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too by Jomny Sun

This book has been everywhere in Canada. It is impossible to enter a bookstore and ignore the adorable little alien on the cover. Making waves in book circles and comic circles, it was only a matter of time before I grabbed a copy for myself to see what all the hype was about. Everyone’s a…

New Year’s Mise en Place

Happy last day of 2017! Another spin around the sun and we are still here for another trip. Thank you to all my friends, family, and readers that have been enjoying the Mise en Place all year long- and, all that other random stuff I post. I am excited about a big 2018 but, I…

Sunday Mise en Place (Nov. 27 to Dec. 3, ‘017)

Welcome to the first Sunday Mise en Place of December. This is an exciting month for bloggers as December operates a bit differently than other months. Besides getting ready for the holiday season, the end of the year brings wrap-ups, years bests (and worsts), and look ahead’s. I have a few posts on the docket…

Sunday Mise en Place (Nov. 6 to 12 ‘017)

Welcome back to the Sunday Mise en Place, where we mise, and we place, we mise and place. Short blogging week equals a quick Place this week. So, we’ll get to the posts from last week, and what to look forward to, right after a bit of what’s going on- What’s Going On- All I…

Deconstructed: Sweet Tooth #2

It is about time that I Deconstructed a Jeff Lemire comic. I mean, I do mention him enough on the G.O.B., find some reviews here, here, here, here, here, just for a few. Sweet Tooth in particular is a series that I love. It was the first major ongoing series from Lemire, and his work…

Deconstructed: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures #18

Go Ninja! Go Ninja! Go Ninja! Go! It’s time for some ninjas in a half-shell. It’s time for some turtle power. In fact, I am so pumped up for some mutant turtles let’s kick things off with the classic 80’s theme song. Press it. Listen to it. It’ll get you in the mood. Ah, I…