Fantastic Frights, the dreadfully delightful all-ages horror comic anthology, is funding now on Kickstarter!

The TradeWaiters 75: “Meal” by Blue Delliquanti with Soleil Ho

The TradeWaiters are back from another (probably pandemic-related) hiatus. For this episode, Jam, Jeff, and JD read Meal by Blue Delliquanti with Soleil Ho. Have you ever eaten a bug? Like, on purpose? Would you like to? Meal is more than just a great case for entomophagy (i.e. bug eating), […]


Prophet Against Slavery by David Lester

From the Vancouver-based cartoonist who brought us 1919: A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike comes a new book about one of my personal favourite figures in history: Benjamin Lay. If you know anything about the Quakers you may have heard that they were early advocates for the abolishmment […]


Call For Artists for Fantasy Graphic Novel

UPDATE: SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED Cloudscape is looking for artists to illustrate a fantasy graphic novel! The book will be in the vein of medieval fantasy. Pencillers/inkers should be comfortable with drawing people, castles, horses, swords, vegetation, period dress, etc. Colourists should be comfortable with real-world lighting conditions (sunshine, firelight, […]


Cloudscape @ TCAF 2021

Cloudscape will have two zoom rooms as part of TCAF 2021.To attend either event please head over to this zoom call at 5PM PST! Want to Learn about Running an Independent Publisher? On Saturday May 8th @ 5-7 PST come hang out with our Executive Director Jeff Ellis and Editor […]


Through the Labyrinths of the Mind

The kickstarter for our latest anthology, Through the Labyrinths of the Mind, is now LIVE! Through the Labyrinths of the Mind explores mental health through stories of struggle, insight, and triumph. This anthology was edited by Bevan Thomas and Hannah Lou Myers and features a cover by Nina Matsumoto. The […]


April 15th Kickstarter Launch

Something new is coming to kickstarter on April 15th. Cloudscape’s latest anthology Through the Labyrinths of the Mind is a collection of comics that seek to honour and explore stories of mental health. Featuring 11 stories from 13 British Columbia-based creators, this collection covers topics like anxiety, OCD, and so […]


The TradeWaiters 74: Slaughterhouse-Five: Or the Children’s Crusade by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, & Albert Monteys

This week, or maybe six weeks ago, we read the Slaughterhouse-Five graphic novel adaptation by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, and Albert Monteys. This may be the perfect book to read during a pandemic when time seems unstuck. But never mind the sales-pitch, because if you listen to this episode you’ve […]


The TradeWaiters 73: “Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me” by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell

It’s been too long since we last read a book by Mariko Tamaki, so join Jeff, Jam, and JD for Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell. It’s a high school drama about the multiple endings of a romance, as well as friendship, queerness, […]