The Witching Hours is an anthology of comics about magical women, written, illustrated and edited by women and non-binary persons.
It features 11 stories ranging from fantasy to horror to slice of life, written and drawn by some of the best comics creators in Western Canada.
“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 […]
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. […]
Ever get the feeling every writing event in the city is literary focused? Participated in one too many classes and writing groups where people’s eyes glaze over if you bring up world-building and fantastical plot ideas? Want to nerd out over the specific tropes and conventions in your niche genre? […]
Iron Circus, publisher of such classic indie anthologies as the horror-themed Sleep of Reason and the science fiction FTL, Y’All, has announced a call for submissions for a new anthology: You Died. “You Die is for the dreams, stories and fears humanity has surrounding what happens to us after death. Ancient lore of […]
Local indigenous comic artist and Cloudscape contributor Cole Pauls will have his debut graphic novel coming out from Conundrum Press: Dakwäkãda Warriors As a young person growing up in Haines Junction YT, artist Cole Pauls performed in a traditional song and dance group called the Dakwäkãda Dancers. During that time, […]
It’s real-talk, 1906-style. For today’s episode, Jam, Jon, Jeff, Jess, and Kaye read A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York by Liana Finck. This unusual memoir takes the advice column from a hundred-year-old Yiddish newspaper and translates it into comics. It’s a unique window into a bygone […]