For a second year in a row, TRIP comix wins the Bédélys Award for Quebec comics in the independant category.

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Of the 5 books nominated, two books published by TRIP were selected : TIBONOM by Billy Mavreas and SILENT WORLDS by Carlos Santos.
On June 1st, Carlos Santos won with SILENT WORLDS. Drawing comics in Quebec for almost 20 years, the artist’s refined linework coupled with a 9 panel grid over a 40 pages narrative won the jury over.

TRIP comix is proud to publish Carlos Santos. We also want to thank Eric Bouchard for writing an enlighting essay on Santos included in the book. TRAUMSTADTDENKEN by Rupert Bottenberg won in the same category last year.

Review of Tibonom in English:

http://cultmontreal.com/2013/05/billy-mavreas-tibonom-montreal-comic-artist-monastiraki/

Photo of Carlos Santos at the Bédélys by Pierre Ouimet, collage by Marc Tessier.

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Come meet us at TCAF

On the 10th and the 11th of May, we will be at TCAF with our brand new books!
Come say hi to our artists : Rupert Bottenberg, FREDC, Matthew Brown, Tang-Wei Hsu, Marc Tessier and Stanley Wany.

http://torontocomics.com/

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New Trip

TRIP comix brings you the latest issue of Trip magazine. More than 360 pages filled with comics by artists from Quebec, Europe, the United states, and Canada. With a special section on Finnish comics and an amazing cover by Tin Can Forest.

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ISBN: 978-1-928087-00-7
$25 can

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City carriers

Tang-Wei Hsu’s CITY CARRIERS reveals an unknown biological system, delineating the fantasy of civilization and recording the course of speciation — a new ecotype that propagates after time and space have been compressed. Hsu draws from the imagery of astronomy, anime and architecture to create an ecological expression full of imagination informed by the Eastern visual experience and vocabulary.

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ISBN : 978-1-928087-01-4
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Circulus

A perpetual motion device, Circulus Is th second book from Rupert Bottemberg (Traumstadtdeken). win teen science ninjas patrol opposing zones, light and dark, of an infinitely cyclical labyrinth. Are they nemeses? Soulmates? Polarized manifestations of a single id cloven in twain? Each has strewn clues to a coded message across the other’s path, amid an omnium-gatherum of grotesqueries and curiosities.

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ISBN : 978-1-928087-02-1
$7 can

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Trip Calendar 2014

looking for a cute little gift for christmas? the TRIP 2014 calendar is here. 12 months drawn by a diverse group of comic book artists, and assembled by hand.
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HERE ARE MONSTERS

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Éditions TRIP and Les éditions Graphic Marrow are joining forces to publish
HERE ARE MONSTERS, the new photographic novel by MARC TESSIER
featuring contributions by JEAN-CLAUDE AMYOT, JIMMY BEAULIEU, VINCENT GIARD, MARTHE GIGUÈRE, MARIE-ÈVE GUINDON, MARC-OLIVIER LAVERTU,
LAURENCE OLIVIER, STÉPHANE OLIVIER, JULIEN POITRAS and STANLEY WANY.

“ When Marc-Olivier Lavertu suddenly died at 27; I was in shock. Marc-Olivier was more than one of my best students, he’d become a good friend. A few hours before he died, we met under amazing circumstances at the University. I have thanked Destiny for allowing me this last chance to see him but later on, the fact that I got to meet him on that fateful day has haunted me”.
Marc Tessier

A cross between a photo novel and a graphic novel, HERE ARE MONSTERS is a work of fiction dealing with death, friends, EXPO 67, Kaiju Monsters, the end of the world, art and hope.

HERE ARE MONSTERS (in french)
124 pages in color, 6.5 x 9 inches
Hardback regular edition
Hand made deluxe edition with a signed print

Available at Montreal’s EXPOZINE, November 16 — 17th.
and at Les Rendez-vous de la BD de Gatineau, Saturday November 30th, Maison des auteurs.

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Upcoming Events for 2013

TRIP Comix will be present at the following events:

Ottawa Small Press Book Fair, Saturday, October 12 from 12 to 5 PM at the Jack Purscell Community Centre, Room 203, Ottawa
Expozine, Saturday and Sunday November 16 & 17 at 5035 Saint-Dominique, Montreal
Rendez-vous de la BD de Gatineau, Saturday November 30th at la Maison du citoyen de Gatineau

Hope to see you there – Come check our our new books!

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Trip 8

Montreal October 8, 2013

TRIP Comix is happy to announce the nomination of Jean-Michel Berthiaume as co-editor for the upcoming issue of Trip magazine. Jean-Michel is currently president of Promo 9e art; he holds a Masters in comics studies and is finishing a Doctorate at l’UQAM. His enthusiasm, quick wit, good humor, and passion for Quebec comics makes him the perfect choice to edit Trip magazine.

Trip is the only contemporary magazine that covers Quebec comics. The magazine also publishes new stories by up and coming artists and established authors.

For the 8th issue, Marc Tessier and Stanley Wany will coordinate a special international comics section featuring amazing artists met in Finland, TCAF (Toronto), SPX (Washington DC), and at EXPOZINE (Montreal).

Currently scheduled to be published in March 2014.

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