comics research bibliography: Canadian Comics

Based on the comics research bibliography, copyright 2002 by John Bullough and Michael Rhode.

[Unknown.] 1994.
Penthouse comic book refused entry into Canada.
Media Report to Women 22(3; Summer):2.

[Unknown.] 1995.
Comic book promotes bicycle safety.
Canadian Medical Association Journal 153(2):191.

[Unknown.] 1995.
Superman heads comic book superheroes: Set to kick off Canadian Stamp Month October 2.
Linn's Stamp News (Sep 18):1, 16.

[Unknown.] 1995.
Syndicates/News Services [cartoon museum in Washington, DC].
Editor and Publisher 128(15; Apr 15):38.

Adams, Mary Louise. 1995.
Youth, corruptibility, and English-Canadian postwar campaigns against indecency, 1948-1955.
Journal of the History of Sexuality 6(Jul):89-117.

Barker, Kenneth S. 1997.
An introduction to the Canadian newspaper comic.
Inks 4(2; May):18-25.

Baumann, Fred. 1995.
'Superman' spray-on postmarks promote hobby in Canada.
Linn's Stamp News (Oct 2).

Beaty, Bart. 1998.
High treason: Canadian nationalism and the regulation of American crime comic books.
Essays on Canadian Writing (62).

Bell, John and Owen Oulton. 1982.
Captain Canduck: The Towering Imbroglio [Canadian satirical comic strip].
Orion (2): 50-53

Bell, John. 1992.
Guardians of the North: Canadian comic book heroes / Protecteurs du nord: le superheros national dans la bande dessinee Canadienne [exhibit booklet].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Blackmore, Tim. 1993
"Cerebus: From Aardvark to Vanaheim, Reaching for Creative Heaven in Dave Sim's Hellish World."
Canadian Children's Literature, 71 (1993):57-78.

Blackwood, Roy E. 1989
"Ronbo and the Peanut Farmer In Canadian Editorial Cartoons"
Journalism Quarterly vol.66, Summer pp.453-457

Broadbent, Christopher. 1982.
Comely's conspiracy, or, power makes strange bedfellows ["Star Rider and the Peace Machine" Canadian comic book by Richard Comely and Ric Estrada].
Orion (2): 8-9

Broadbent, Christopher. 1982.
Down East Hero: Captain Newfoundland [Canadian comic strip].
Orion (2): 7

Brown, Dan. 1998.
Who will save us now? A lament for the loss of an all-Canadian superhero.
National Post (November 12)

Browne, Ray B. 1994.
Animation, Caricature and Gag and Political Cartoons in the United States and Canada: An International Bibliography by John A. Lent [Book Review].
Journal of Popular Culture 28(2; Fall).

Brunet, J.-P. 1988.
L'Onomatopee dans la classe de francais [Onomatopoeia in the French class; using comics; in French].
Canadian Modern Language Review 45(1):139-145.

Burant, Jim. 1992.
Exhibitionists show off at cartoon museum [Canadian Museum of Caricature].
Caricature 3(2):1-4.

Burant, Jim. 1992.
New directions in acquisition [Canadian Museum of Caricature].
Caricature 3(2):8.

Burant, Jim. 1992.
Take care of the collections [Canadian Museum of Caricature]!
Caricature 3(2):2-3.

Canada House of Commons (Susan North). 1988.
Capital offences: Canadian cartoonists look at Parliament Hill [brochure for political cartoons exhibit].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Broadcasting Corp. 1999.
CINAR under fraud investigation [Canadian animation company].
Reuters (October 15)

Canadian Centre for Caricature (Craig Layng). 1989.
Whose zoo? Beastly caricatures of political animals [political cartoons exhibit].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Centre for Caricature (Craig Layng). 1990.
Red tape blues [political cartoons exhibit].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Centre for Caricature (Craig Layng). 1990.
We are amused! Her Majesty's loyal Canadian jesters give the royal family the royal treatment [political cartoons exhibit].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Centre for Caricature (Craig Layng). 1991.
The greatest show of mirth: Experience the magic and excitement of a three-ring political circus [political cartoons exhibit].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Centre for Caricature (Susan North). 1989.
The Rogue's Gallery [political cartoons exhibit].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Museum of Caricature (Craig Layng). 1992.
For Better or For Worse: It's The Cartoon World of Lynn Johnston [exhibit brochure].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Museum of Caricature (Craig Layng). 1993.
A wrench in the works: cartoonists' views of Canada's political machinery [exhibit brochure].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Museum of Caricature (Craig Layng). 1993.
Green & bear it: The environmentally-friendly humour of Pijet, Marc, Kara and Yayo [exhibit].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Museum of Caricature (Jim Burant). 1992.
The perils of peacekeeping: Canada and world affairs after 1945 [political cartoons exhibit].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Canadian Museum of Caricature (Terresa McIntosh). 1991.
Humour under fire [World War II cartoons exhibit].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Carter, Gary M. 1995.
A Weird discovery [Canadian reprint of Weird Comics].
Comic Book Marketplace (September): 6

Degner, LF, JA Sloan and P Venkatesh. 1997.
The Control Preferences Scale [comparing word and cartoon medical information].
Canadian Journal of Nursing Research 29 (3; Fall): 21-43

Doherty, Mike. 1998.
No nudity or violence, unless it's essential: In Canada, Bob and Margaret's creators struck a deal they could live with [animated tv show].
National Post (December 02)

Gleason, Mona. 1999.
'They have a bad effect': Crime comics, Parliament, and the hegemony of t he middle class in postwar Canada [censorship].
in Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campa ign edited by John A. Lent.
New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

Grace, Dominick M. 1992.
Ondaatje and Charlton Comic's Billy the Kid.
Canadian Literature 133(Summer):199-202.

Grandmont, Charles. 2000.
Cinar chief scrambles to avoid delisting [Canadian animation].
Reuters (June 21)

Grandmont, Charles. 2000.
CINAR keeps mum despite pressure to disclose [Canadian animation company].
Reuters (March 10)

Grandmont, Charles. 2000.
CINAR's employee morale hurt by scandal [Canadian animation company].
Reuters (March 17)

Grandmont, Charles. 2000.
Troubled Canadian producer drops another bombshell [Canadian animation company].
Reuters (March 12)

Guberman, Solange and Raymond LeBlanc. 1985.
La bande dessinee dans les quotidiens de langue francaise au Canada [word play in translated comic strips; in French].
Presence Francophone: Revue Internationale de Langue et de Litterature 27:75-87.

Hill, Greg. 1987.
The Canadian Centre for Caricature, National Archives of Canada Cartoon Materials Survey [unpublished report].
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Hirsh, Michael and Patrick Loubert. 1971.
The Great Canadian Comic Books.
Toronto: Peter Martin Associates.

Issenman, RM, R Slack, L MacDonald and W Taylor. 1985.
Children's multiple vitamins: overuse leads to overdose [but cartoon characters did not affect problem].
Canadian Medical Association Journal 132 (7; Apr 1): 781-4

Izawa, Eri. 1997.
The Romantic, Passionate Japanese in Anime: A Look at the Hidden Japanese Soul.
Japanese Pop Culture Conference, University of Victoria (in Canada). m.html

Jenkins, B. L. 1996.
Animation, caricature, gag and political cartoons in the U.S. and Canada: An international bibliography [review of book by J. Lent].
RQ 35(4):486.

Jette, Marc. 1997.
Censure et bande dessinnee Americaine [comics; in French].
Montreal, Canada: Roussin.

Kennedy, Janice. 1997.
Take-out history [Canadian history comics].
Calgary Herald (Feb 16).

Koltun, Lilly. 1992.
Biff! Pow! Taking off in a new direction [Canadian Museum of Caricature].
Caricature 3(2):2-3.

Larson, Laura. 1999
"Canadian Perspectives of the 1997 Hong Kong Turnover: A Review of Editorial Cartoons in the Vancouver Sun and The Globe and Mail" a panel paper for the 1999 International Communications Association Conference
(WWW Document URL: Date viewed: May26, 2000)

Layng, Craig. 1992.
Cartoons spreading germs of truth [Canadian Museum of Caricature].
Caricature 3(2):6.

Layng, Craig. 1992.
The season to be jolly [Canadian Museum of Caricature].
Caricature 3(2):5.

Lent, John A. 1994.
Animation, Caricature, and Gag and Political Cartoons in the United States and Canada: An International Bibliography [foreword by Maurice Horn].
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Lien, Barb. 1999.
>From Sci/Fi Fan to Sci/Fi Writer: Tara Tallan [interview with Canadian creator of science fiction comic book Galaxion].
Sequential Tart 2(7; July):

Lien, Barb. 1999.
A Children's Story of Fascism?: Stephen Geigen-Miller and Greg Beettam [interview with Canadian creators of fantasy comic book "Xeno's Arrow"].
Sequential Tart 2(7; July):

Lien, Barb. 1999.
Goddess-worship and Politics: Maral Agnerian [interview with artist / letterer for Canadian comic "The Will To Power" (Medea Press)].
Sequential Tart 2(7; July):

Lloyd, Robert. 1998.
Forward Into the Past: The terrifying togs of That '70s Show; the retro robots of Rolie Polie Olie [computer-animated series by William Joyce produced for the Disney Channel by Canada's Nelvana Ltd. in concert with France's Metal Hurlant].
LA Weekly (October 2).
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Loret, Eric. 1999.
Doucet am=E8re: Apr=E8s "Ciboire de criss!", la Qu=E9b=E9coise trash Julie Doucet livre une nouvelle tranche de son journal dessin=E9. Un univers underground d'o=F9 les m=E2les sortent la queue entre les jambes [review of expatriate Canadian's Changements d'adresses; in French].
Liberation (January 28)

Lowe, Ron. 1995.
A touch of... class! [using student-created comic books to teach foriegn languages].
Canadian Modern Language Review 51(3):555-556.

McCall, Bruce. 1997.
Cave paintings [Artist reminisces about drawing comic strips during unhappy Canadian childhood].
New Yorker (Jun 16):112.

Melnbardis, Robert. 2000.
Cinar's founding couple defiant after firing [Canadian animation firm].
Reuters (August 18)

Morash, Gordon. 1997.
Comic book heroes [Canadian history comics].
Edmonton Journal (Feb 16).

Morris, Raymond N. 1987
"Towards a Sociosemiotics of Mocking: Canadian Cartoons about Royalty"
(RSSI) Recherches semiotiques / Semiotic Inquiry vol.7 no.3. pp.285-303

Morris, Raymond N. 1991
"Cultural analysis through semiotics: Len Norris' cartoons an official bilingualism"
Canadian Review of Sociology & Anthropology vol.28. no.2. pp.225-254

Morris, Raymond N. 1992
"Cartoons and the Political System: Canada, Quebec, Wales, and England"
Canadian Journal of Communication vol.17. pp.253-258

Murray, J. S. 1994.
Comic relief: The witty world of cartoon maps.
Canadian Geographics 114(6; Nov/Dec):74.

North, Susan & Sylvie Gervais. 1990.
Norris-La Palme Retrospective.
Ottawa: National Archives of Canada.

Patterson, Robert and Charles Weijer. 1998.
D'oh! An analysis of the medical care provided to the family of Homer J. Simpson [television animation]. Canadian Medical Association Journal 159 (12; December 15): 1480-1481

Pinet, Christopher. 1978.
Myths and stereotypes in 'Asterix le Gaulois.'
Canadian Modern Language Review 34(2):149-162.

Rockman, Arnold. 1964.
Superman comes to the art gallery.
Canadian Art 21(Jan):18-22.

Rogers, Cullum. 1992.
Northern Exposure [Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists fifth annual convention].
Caricature 3(2):7.

Schneider, Howard. 1997.
Wanted: A few colossal Canadians [comic distributed by McDonald's].
Washington Post (Mar 10):A12.

Trehearne, Brian. 1980.
A source for Pratt's Truant [comic strip and poetry].
Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews 7(Fall-Winter):73-79.

Tremblay, R. 1980.
La bande dessinee: Une typologie [Comic strips: A typology; in French].
Canadian Modern Language Review 36(3):504-513.

Unknown. 1999.
Quebecor buys World Color: Canadian firm's $1.4B purchase of U.S. rival to create world's largest printer. CNN Financial News ( July 12):

Unknown. 1999.
Cinar shares drop 30 percent after allegations [Canadian animation company].
Reuters (October 18)

Unknown. 1999.
It's Superman vs. Cashman in Canadian court.
Reuters (July 23)

Unknown. 2000.
Disney's Canadian departure comes as no great suprise [animation].
Reuters (February 14)

Unknown. 2000.
Nelvana hopes share price will get boost from U.S. [Canadian animation].
Reuters (June 12)

Unknown. 2000.
Nelvana Shares Climb on Speculation [Canada animation company].
Reuters (August 30)

Unknown. 2000.
Nelvana files to sell 3.75 million shares [Canada animation company].
Reuters (April 28)

Unknown. 1995.
'Captain Canuck' is star of a story strip [by Canadian Richard Comely].
Editor and Publisher (August 12): 35

Vallance, Karla. 1981.
2 U.S. comic books banned in Canada as antireligious.
Christian Science Monitor (Oct 27).

Verrall, Robert. 1954.
Making an animated cartoon: The romance of transportation.
Canadian Art 11:148-150.

Yeo, Michael. 1998.
To boldly go: we have to look beyond the Simpsons for a true medical hero [animation].
Canadian Medical Association Journal 159 (12; December 15):1476-1477