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‘A beautiful, visual-poem about motherhood and art.’ A poetic exploration of being both a new mother and an artist, told using her own unique graphic novel and fine art approach. When Alice was born her mother only found time to draw her while she napped. Gradually Alice is multiplied in a tapestry of selves, both large and small, while an overarching narrative whispers through the pages, musing on the meeting of former and future selves. At its core, Alice at Naptime tells a universal story, of a parent pining for past freedoms, while simultaneously descending down a rabbit hole of all-encompassing maternal love. Written and illustrated by Shea Proulx - Full Colour - 192 pages
ABC Monstrosity is a freaky-fun book designed to thrill adults and kids alike with pages that teach and delight all at once. As each new letter is introduced with a drawing of a familiar object or animal, the previous ones are continuously combined to create bizarre and creative monstrosities. Featuring beautifully hand coloured drawings, ABC Monstrosity includes a zany glossary featuring fascinating scientific facts augmented with humour."The illustrations are just so beautiful..it's such a fun book" - CBC's Anne Logan HC ISBN: 9781988903996 SC ISBN: 9781988903880
112 page, beautifully illustrated graphic novelA lost love, a murder, and a mountain that walks. A historical mystery set in the tragedy of the Frank Slide, one of Canada’s deadliest natural disasters. Eve Lee is in a self-destructive spiral—her big plans for a new life in Frank have not at all turned out how she had planned. As Eve hits the bottom she’s forced to confront her expectations when her former lover disappears under questionable circumstances. But is there something sinister at play or is she simply being obsessive and self-centred? And will she be able to put her past behind her before she finds herself buried under it? Written and drawn by Ben Rankel.
Comic BookThis bundle includes both Redcoats-ish and Redcoats-ish 2, collecting comic strips from Jeff Martin’s War of 1812 stories, featuring the misadventures of John and George, two not so fearless men of the Canadian militia. Heeding the call to defend Canada against the invading American army, John and George are now doing their best to be heroes, whilst also working hard to avoid battles, marching, danger or anything else that involves effort.
Comic BookRedcoats-ish 2 collects more comic strips from Jeff Martin’s War of 1812 stories, featuring the misadventures of John and George, two not so fearless men of the Canadian militia. Heeding the call to defend Canada against the invading American army, John and George are now doing their best to be heroes, whilst also working hard to avoid battles, marching, danger or anything else that involves effort.
ComicWriter Lovern Kindzierski and artist John Bolton return to the world of Shame with book four in the series. This new story picks up where Shame Redemption left off, and makes a perfect jumping on point for new readers. Lovern sets the story up perfectly as a jumping on point for new readers, though of course, the story is so much richer when read from book 1.
256 page, beautifully illustrated graphic novelJeremy Knowles is a 17-year-old outcast who dreams of being a great artist. But when he suffers a severe mental breakdown brought on by bullying and other pressures at school, his future is called into question — as is his very existence! Can he survive the experience through the healing power of art? And just what does it mean to be "crazy," anyway?
96 page,full colour graphic novel
Faith and facts collide on a Creationist-themed golf course when the daughter of a widowed creationist falls for the adopted son of a gay paleontologist. Unbeknownst to the lovers, a prehistoric dino-shark has emerged from hibernation, leaving a trail of death and destruction. Will the creationist and paleontologist settle their ideological differences or will Sharkasaurus devour them all?Children, children. Gather round, your grandmother, and I will tell you of the time before the benevolent bears showed humanity how to live in harmony with the world. A time when humans ran amok, threatening to destroy the very world we all share so happily now. A time when the Big Bears made sure humanity paid attention to their message. And it happened here, in our very own Canada.'
ComicWhen the purest woman on earth allows herself one selfish wish, it is enough to conceive the most evil woman the world has ever known. Collecting the first three books in Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton’s acclaimed fantasy series for the first time.
ComicHector Ashton staggers out of the St. Boniface Hospital psych ward and falls into the Red river. In his delusional state he thinks that he is Odysseys and has been swept into the river Styx. By the time Hector manages to struggle out of the river, he has washed up in the club district of Winnipeg and believes he is now deep in the Underworld. Hector will have to face the trials that Odysseus himself faced on his journey as he makes his way back to sanity, his home and family.The second trade paperback in this highly praised comic book series is here. 'Investigating the forgotten corners of our world, one monster at a time.' Gordon Rennie, PJ Holden, Steven Denton and Jim Campbell return to campus with the next instalment of cryptozoological adventure. Sabbaticals picks up after the events of Monsterology 101, with several team members pursuing their own agendas following their near miss with apocalyptic catastrophe in China and the South Pacific. ISBN: 9781987825015 Pages: 128The third book in this acclaimed series finds Virtue once more a prisoner of her daughter, Shame. Her only ally, Merritt, is firmly under Shame's enchantment, and Slur's plan to unleash his demon hordes from hell seems certain to be put into action. Can Virtue outwit Shame and save the world from becoming hell's plaything? ISBN: 9780992150884 Pages: 64
112 page, beautifully colored, hardback graphic novelFrom the multiple award winning creators of The Loxleys and the War of 1812. The story begins in 1864 and follows the Loxleys, a Canadian family living in the Niagara peninsula. Under the threat once more of an American invasion and the cancellation of the Canadian-Ameican Reciprocity Treaty, the Canadian Colonies look to unite. We trail the Loxleys on their journey to the Charlottetown Conference and witness the events that lead to the Dominion of Canada.The first trade paperback in this highly praised ongoing comic book series. We've committed to publishing at least six years' worth of these incredible stories. Featuring the first 4 comic issues, the prologue comic strip (as seen in USA Today), plus a new origin story 'The Trouble With Harry.' 128 pages.Collecting all the stories created so far for the very first time, from the powerhouse team of Alan Grant, Jon Haward and Jamie Grant. Tales of The Buddha Before He Got Enlightened answers the question 'just what did this holiest of men do before gaining enlightenment?' ISBN: 9780986820069 Pages: 80