12 Canadian comics to watch for in the first half of 2018

Some interesting comics are coming your way in 2018. Check them out!

Some interesting comics are coming your way in 2018. Check them out!

Gothic Tales of Haunted Love edited by Hope Nicholson & S.M. Beiko

Gothic Tales of Haunted Love is a collection of Gothic romance comics curated by Hope Nicholson (left) and S.M. Beiko (right).

What it’s about: Gothic Tales of Haunted Love is a graphic novel anthology, curated and edited by Hope Nicholson and S.M. Beiko, that collects 22 haunting gothic romance stories featuring diverse characters, ghosts, horror and romance.

When you can read it: Jan. 23, 2018

Forward by Lisa Maas 

Forward is Lisa Maas’s first graphic novel. (Vanessa van de Mortel/Arsenal Pulp Press)

What it’s about: In Forward, the debut graphic novel from Lisa Maas, two women — one still reeling from a bad breakup, and the other trying to recover from the death of her wife — cross paths and connect in the midst of their grief and vulnerability.

When you can read it: April 1, 2018

Norths by Alison McCreesh

Norths is an illustrated memoir by Alison McCreesh. (Conundrum Press)

What it’s about: Norths is a unique illustrated memoir by Alison McCreesh, which documents her travels with her partner and toddler son as they experience life in the “norths” of six different countries — including Finland, Russia, Greenland and of course Canada — in six months.