Swan Song is a massive, 184 page 12×12 anthology of comics about music and life and changing the world. The book is full stories to make you smile, cry, or get up and dance.

Hardcovers are officially sold out so get yourself a softcover edition while you still can!

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“Make It!” Vancouver art show at the PNE

This weekend the Pacific National Exhibition is hosting “Make It!”, a market of handmade art by local creators. Tickets are $6 at the door, kids 12 and under are free but you can buy your tickets early to save 50% ($3). You can get more information about the show on […]


Orange Boxes and City Futures

The Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre is organizing a community art project in Vancouver centered on “orange construction boxes”: Orange Boxes and City Futures is a community collaborative project that examines the orange fences that surround trees in construction zones in Vancouver. What do these orange boxes say about the […]


The Witching Hours Final Days

There are, as of this writing, less than three days left for the Witching Hours Kickstarter. If you somehow missed the news about Cloudscape’s latest anthology project, there’s still time to get this book! But not a lot of time. The Witching Hours is an anthology of comics about magical […]


The TradeWaiters 58: “The Calvin & Hobbes 10th Anniversary Book” by Bill Watterson

Is Calvin a reflection on the inner child? This is one of many questions raised as we read The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book by Bill Watterson. Calvin and Hobbes are a big part of comics past and present. We reflect on the nostalgia, the history, and the craft […]


Swan Song – XS Noize

XS Noize’s Michael Barron gave a fantastic review of Cloudscape’s Swan Song anthology: From its 12” by 12” size and with each story title contained inside a vinyl image; the connection to tangible and superb quality music is superb. Just this musical knowledge alone is blissful enlightenment; the stories will […]


This Week in Comics – Two new Kickstarters from Cloudscape Members

“This Week in Comics” is a new, (hopefully) weekly segment where we showcase interesting and relevant comics news with an emphasis on local creators. This past week, two new Kickstarters were launched by Cloudscape members. The first Kickstarter, Rise of the White Phoenix by Lisa Lindsay LaRose is a comic […]


Currently Running Anthologies

Here’s a shortlist of some comic anthologies currently open for submissions: AUGMENTED: (PAID) a full color sci-fi/cyberpunk anthology that examines the way that our increasingly dependent relationship with technology will shape our governments, our livelihoods, and our own bodies in the years to come. Accepting pitches for 2-10 page stories. […]


Kickstarter News!

Things at Cloudscape have been so busy that we nearly forgot to mention that we successfully funded Chicken Soup and Goji Berries! So we will be excited to bring it to you this convention season! Thanks to everyone who backed this project, your continued support means so much to us. […]


The TradeWaiters 57: “Batwoman: Elegy” by Greg Rucka and J.H. Williams III

There are two mysteries in this book, and we solve them both. Jam, Jon, and Jeff read Batwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka and J.H. Williams III, and it sparked a lot of good discussion. We talk about reasons to be a superhero, how to write in an extended universe, and […]