Welcome to Mina’s, Comics Anthology


An Anthology of Comics About Life, Love, and Food During 100 Years in a Vancouver Diner

The Kickstarter for Welcome to Mina’s is LIVE!

Welcome to Mina’s is all about exploring Vancouver and the people who live in it through the lens of a fictional diner: Mina’s. The book was created and edited by Cloudscape board member, Emily Lampson and features heartwarming stories of life, love, and food, all of which connects the stories characters when they enter Mina’s.  Some contributors have brought their own experiences to the book and others were inspired about moments throughout the history of Vancouver.  This book features ethnic diversity and represents all walks of life including individuals old and young, LGBTQ and people with disabilities throughout the history of the city we all love. 


News and Interviews


Welcome to Mina’s Creator Spotlight: Tamiko Masters

Tamiko Masters is one of the creators featured in our latest anthology, Welcome to Mina’s.  Tamiko lives somewhere between the wide open outdoors and the cavern she calls a studio. Post secondary is an on and off relationship. Her practice focuses on character driven, narrative storytelling. Ink and line-work are her ...
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Welcome to Mina’s Creator Spotlight: Amy Fox and Wren Handman

Amy Fox, and Wren Handman are two of the creators featured in our latest anthology, Welcome to Mina’s. Amy has been a screenwriter, producer, metalworker, and nonprofit organizer. She co-founded and works at Trembling Void Studios, making the kind of film and TV that you’d expect from a better future ...
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Welcome to Mina’s Creator Spotlight: Mann Chalermwat

Mann Chalermwat is one of the creators featured in our latest anthology, Welcome to Mina’s. Mann grew up in Thailand and moved to Canada in his teens. He studied Graphic Design and illustration at Capilano University and through many sleepless nights and coffee-fuelled days, he found solace in drawing characters ...
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Welcome to Mina’s Creator Spotlight: Dr. Ray Hsu and Jonathon Dalton

Dr. Ray Hsu and Jonathon Dalton are two of the creators featured in our latest anthology, Welcome to Mina’s. Ray Hsu, author of two award-winning books of poetry, is co-founder of Phare, a venture that seeks to democratize mental health. Join them at https://wearephare.com/. Jonathan Dalton is Cloudscape’s current president ...
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Welcome to Mina’s Creator Spotlight: John Ward and L Denvir

John Ward and L Denvir are two of the creators featured in our latest anthology, Welcome to Mina’s. John is a Vancouver-based writer, filmmaker, and podcaster. His recent comic book credits include Scratcher (Antarctic Press), Offbeats (Antarctic Press) and Death of the Horror Anthology (A Wave Blue World). He’s the ...
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