Oliver lives in Toronto. He has published several books, and worked as the Senior Front Page Editor at Yahoo Canada and MSN Canada. Currently, he works as a Manager of Communications at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. His website is www.OliverHo.ca.
Wednesday, May 11 2011
This is the final of a three-part series of articles about Kill Shakespeare, each featuring an exclusive interview with the comic's co-creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery. Read part one and part two.
Tuesday, April 19 2011
This is the second of a three-part series of articles about Kill Shakespeare, each featuring an exclusive interview with the comic's co-creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery. Read part one.
Wednesday, April 6 2011
This three-part series examines the extraordinary Kill Shakespeare, and each part includes an exclusive interview with the comic's creators. This is part one.
Tuesday, January 25 2011
A reprint of a classic '70s comic triggers schoolyard memories of an odd kid, and reignites a personal interest in the “big blue boy scout”
Monday, August 23 2010
Writer Steve Gerber's 39-issue run on Man-Thing exemplifies a crucial period in the development of comics: when the mainstream and underground collided.
Thursday, May 17 2012
Britain’s pop culture knight, Christopher Frayling, offers the definitive biography and interpretation of the Spaghetti Western maestro, Sergio Leone.
Tuesday, December 18 2012
This gorgeous coffee table book offers a retrospective look at the satirical institution, along with an introduction by Stephen Colbert, informative essays and 12 prints representing "the soul of MAD".
Thursday, February 2 2012
A series of poetic meditations on "the madness of puppets", this brief but dense book fascinates as much as its uncanny subject matter.
Sunday, September 18 2011
The Texas Chainsaw maestro pens a fun, self-referential novel about a haunted horror movie... or does he?
Thursday, July 21 2011
Literature abounds with collections of imaginary books. This whimsical and stimulating little book offers a glimpse at the blurbs on their covers.
Thursday, February 24 2011
A head trip that matches (and often surpasses) the weirdest of North America’s classic underground comix, this anthology introduces English readers to the wild world of alternative manga.
Monday, February 14 2011
"Why do you go on living?” Slacker icon Buddy Bradley articulated his ambition in 1990’s “My Pad and Welcome To It”, the first issue of Peter Bagge’s Hate.
Monday, January 31 2011
With its conclusion possible in 2011, Sin Titulo stands as one of the year’s most anticipated comics.
Thursday, January 27 2011
Monday, January 17 2011
Jiro Taniguchi celebrates the dreamlike and fleeting happiness to be found on a simple walk in a peaceful part of town.
Monday, January 10 2011
Indie auteur's return to crime showcases taut storytelling and moments of film-influenced, surreal suspense.