Saturday, 29 November 2014

CANAR: Fan

Dave Sim contributed to all 32 issues of CANAR (Comic Art News And Reviews) published between September 1972 and April 1976 by John Balgé (1954-2014). Balgé had got to know the sixteen year old Dave Sim through Harry Kremer’s Now & Then Books comic shop in Kitchener, Ontario. Balgé, Sim and Kremer travelled together to comics conventions in the US and Canada interviewing many prominent comic creators of the day, making the back issues of CANAR a treasure trove of interviews with the likes of Will Eisner, Russ Heath, Harvey Kurtzman, Barry Windsor-Smith, Mike Kaluta, Gil Kane, Berni Wrightson, Howard Chaykin and others.

CANAR #20, April 1974
'Fan' by Dave Sim
All contents of CANAR © John Balgé Estate.

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