Mostly comics I once owned/borrowed that I really loved when I read them and that have meant a lot to me throughout my life. Whenever I feel disheartened about starting an organization within comics, I go back to these, and I think of everyone I've met through comics who has cared. I will probably continue … Continue reading Favourite Comics
A personal and ongoing wish list started last year of comics that I would love to read and maybe own, and to cross-reference at my local public library. I have not read 95% of these, but I love a lot of these artists' other work/ or they just seem like beautiful comics/picture books to me. … Continue reading Comics wish list
On recent solidarity statements, originally written May 15th, 2021 Recent and other circulating support statements for Israel, often shared through email and signed by many Synagogues and other powerful Jewish institutions, claim to speak not only for their entire congregations and individual community members, but for all members of the Jewish community in Canada. But … Continue reading Solidarity
This was partly written for other Jewish people who have often been silent about their thoughts about Israel/Palestine with family and publicly, and to encourage people to have conversations. Palestinians have been urging non-Palestinians to speak out this week. I want to encourage Jewish people to listen to Palestinian people who are talking about their … Continue reading Thinking about Jewish Silence
About this list I'm not suggesting that these are the best comics of the last decade (I don't think a list like that is even possible), but I would recommend them to anyone interested in comics. They are biased towards indie press and autobiography because those are the comics that generally have meant the most … Continue reading My favourite comics of the 2010s
Canada Comics Open Library has been in our Regent Park space just about 9 months now, and we recently held a crowdfunding campaign to be able to pay rent and insurance for the next year as well as make our collection circulating. Although we did not reach all of our larger goals, we were able … Continue reading Creating an independent comics library
I was so swept up in work that I forgot to post about work! This is the most exciting project I have ever worked on, and I've had the complete pleasure of leading this non-profit comics library for the past 9 months— and can finally talk about it! The Canada Comics Open Library is working … Continue reading Canada Comics Open Library!