Tag: Toronto

“White Until Proven Otherwise”

The New Yorker‘s Anna Holmes reads Hunger Games Tweets and interviews its creator about reading, race and racism. “If the stories we tell ourselves about the future, however disturbing, don’t include black people; if readers of The Hunger Games are so blind as to skip over the author’s […]

Master of Infinite Kung Fu

I always have trouble writing about comics that I think are good, just excellent and existing in their own seamless perfection, which means that here at the Gutter I don’t always write about the comics that I love most. I want to do credit to them and save […]

The Silver Snail looks for a new Shell

Toronto’s landmark comic book store, Silver Snail, is looking for a new home before its current one is largely demolished. The Torontoist interviews owner George Zotti about the move and the store’s history–including its past as a back rack in Canada’s oldest science fiction bookstore, Bakka-Phoenix, managed by […]