Monday, May 18, 2009

Apologies to Billy Mavreas for misspelling his name in The Wilding! Dang it, won't happen again. Check out Billy's blog at and his store/gallery at
Artwork above by Billy Mavreas
The end of another TCAF...
Maurice Vellekoop and his glorious work.
The Wowee Zonk crew: Pom Ette, Patrick Kyle and Chris Kuzma
and future Wilding contributor Selena Wong.
The phenomenal Michael Comeau freaks it at TCAF.

TCAF 2009 was the launching pad for The Wilding Issue One. The big news to come out of the festival is that Issue 2 will be published by Koyama Press, heaps of thanks to Anne Koyama!! More news to come about contributors...

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Some pre-TCAF excitement:a reception for Yoshihiro Tatsumi at the Japan Foundation. The creator of gekiga has been producing groundbreaking work since the 50's! Hardcore!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

The amazing contributors of The Wilding include:
-Michael Comeau
-Billy Mavreas
-Patrick Kyle
-Davis Weir
-Roxanna Bikadoroff
-Luke Painter
-Ryan Dodgson
-Alex Boake
-Scott Carruthers
-Mark Connery
-James Turner
-Joe Thomson
-Robert Dayton
-Chris Kuzma (work pictured above)
-Lorenz Peter
-Tanya Read/Mr. Nobody
-Leyla Majeri
-Jeremy Kai
-235/Gary Roscoe Johnson
-Mathew Schwartz
-Maurice Vellekoop
Edited and cover by Fiona Smyth

Monday, May 4, 2009

Other zines available at The Wilding table:
-The Virtuous by Fiona Smyth
-The Wilding(mini) by Fiona Smyth
-CPR by Creative Process and Research first year class at OCAD
-Hell Passports published by Perro Verlag: Volume #2 by Fiona Smyth,
Volume #3 by Julie Voyce,Volume #13 by Owen Plummer,
and Volume #15 by Mark Connery
-Buildings and Bodies by Ryan Dodgson
-Charlene, the Unintentional Philistine by Jeremy Kai

This weekend: May 9th and 10th Toronto Comics Arts Festival, during which I'll be launching the zine The Wilding at the Toronto Reference library!! Comics artists, psychedooolists and ne-er do wells included, come one ,come all.
I'll be sharing a table with Davis Weir, Wilding contributor and Everything Elevator/editor-publisher and Free Drawings publisher and artist Jesjit Gill.

Image by Freshdiscoporkergas