Spooky ‘Room 213’ is a Family-Friendly Ghost Story at TIFF Kids Fest

The TIFF Kids International Film Festival is close to wrapping up, but there’s a few gems that are still worth checking out. While teens are unlikely to be moved by … Continue reading Spooky ‘Room 213’ is a Family-Friendly Ghost Story at TIFF Kids Fest

Aw Yeah! It’s itty bitty Hellboy #1 On The Wednesday Run–August 28, 2013

Won’t somebody please think of the children? It doesn’t take much sleuthing on comic book store shelves to see that not many of those high-profile periodicals are geared towards kids. … Continue reading Aw Yeah! It’s itty bitty Hellboy #1 On The Wednesday Run–August 28, 2013

Back To the Strangest School Of Them All! Wolverine and the X-Men Volume 2 Reviewed

BiffBamPop is not without affection for Wolverine. Canadian, opinionated, possessed of undeniable magnetism — it’s safe to say we feel a kinship. And the X-Men always give readers lots to … Continue reading Back To the Strangest School Of Them All! Wolverine and the X-Men Volume 2 Reviewed

The Comic Stop: Andy Burns On Snarked! #1 & Severed #3

This week in The Comic Stop, I’ve got two titles that are about as opposite as you can get. One is for kids, the other a horror comic you wouldn’t … Continue reading The Comic Stop: Andy Burns On Snarked! #1 & Severed #3

Biff! Bam! Pow! Comics Aren’t For Just For Adults – But Are Any Kids Reading Them? Part 2 of 2 By Andy Burns

Check out part 1 of this 2 part series here, which introduced us to Dani, her 9 year old daughter Jaiden, and Marvel’s C.B. Cebulski. And now, on to part … Continue reading Biff! Bam! Pow! Comics Aren’t For Just For Adults – But Are Any Kids Reading Them? Part 2 of 2 By Andy Burns

Biff! Bam! Pow! Comics Aren’t For Just For Adults – But Are Any Kids Reading Them? Part 1 of 2 by Andy Burns

It was a cold Sunday afternoon in February when Dani Elwell walked into the small room in the North Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre where a group of … Continue reading Biff! Bam! Pow! Comics Aren’t For Just For Adults – But Are Any Kids Reading Them? Part 1 of 2 by Andy Burns