Despite a long and proud tradition of Canadian superheroics, our northern neighbors often get a bum rap when it comes to their costumed heroes. It's never, "Well, Toronto is the fourth-largest city in North America so naturally it should have its own dedicated roster of crimefighters," it's always, "What, is he faster than an apology for bumping into someone and able leap a Tim Horton's in a single bound?" It's just disrespectful, really.
That's why I think we all need to take a few moments to read Jason Loo's Pitiful Human-Lizard, which, despite the name, it's something to be proud of. It's an adventure story that combines a look at what legacy and heroics mean with an authentic (and obviously loving) look at Toronto, and the sixth issue hits this week on Comixology. Check out a preview below!
So, you know Toronto Mayor Rob Ford? He's been in the news lately as the central figure in a series of scandals including a conflict of interest trial and admission of using crack cocaine "in one of my drunken stupors." You've probably seen him on the news. And if you have, of course you've thought "I need an action figure of that guy, preferably in the 6" super-articulated Marvel Legends scale!"
Well, now you can finally achieve your oddly specific dream. There's a custom Rob Ford figure available on eBay from user nuffsaid 78 -- and it's only going to set you back $300. At that price, can you afford not to buy it?
Longtime ComicsAlliance readers will testify that our hearts are frozen, bitter and black. Indeed, only the most epic of romantic gestures can shine a light down through the dark veil of hatred and loathing that we wear over our collective soul...
This coming weekend the Toronto Reference Library will play host to the seventh Toronto Comic Arts Festival, the fourth since the show went annual. Toronto boasts one of the industry's most diverse creative communities, and TCAF is the jewel in its crown - a free festival that celebrates amazing cartoonists from across the industry and around the world...
When the Terminator can govern California, when a professional wrestler can lord over Minnesota, and when B-list film star Ronald Reagan can rule the world, who's to say a comic book artist can't be Mayor of Toronto...
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