Comic book and graphic novel gift suggestions for the 2021 holidays


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With the 2021 holidays fast approaching, many are probably still wondering what to get for that special someone. To help with the decision process, here’s a non-exhaustive list of just some of the many new comic books and graphic novels from Canadian creators that have been published this year. Enjoy!

Adventurosaur: Rex’s Awakening by Julien Paré-Sorel (Adventure Press)
Discover more by listening to Julien’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Afterlift by Chip Zdarsky, Jason Loo, Paris Alleyne, and Allison O’Toole (Dark Horse Comics)
Discover more by listening to their True North Country Comics Podcast

Better Place by Shawn Daley and Duane Murray (IDW Publishing)
Discover more by listening to Shawn’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Borders by Natasha Donovan and Thomas King (HarperCollins)
Discover more by listening to Natasha’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Bubble by Tony Cliff, Jordan Morris and Sarah Morgan (first second)
Discover more by listening to Tony’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Casa Rodeo by Thom (Pow Pow Press)
Discover more by listening to Thom’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Coming To Canada by Starkie Mak (At Bay Press)
Discover more by listening to Starkie’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Complete The Quest: The Poisonous Library by Brian McLachlan (Imprint)
Discover more by listening to Brian’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Cyclopedia Exotica by Aminder Dhaliwal (Drawn & Quarterly)

Dusty Dreams and Troubled Waters by Brian Bowman, Richard Rudnicki and Susan Tooke (Nimbus Publishing)
Discover more by listening to Brian’s and Susan’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Flip vol. 2 by Jack Briglio and others (Markosia Enterprises Ltd.)
Discover more by listening to Jack’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Freak Snow vol. 1 by Kevin Roditeli and Rob Cannon (Simon & Shuster)
Discover more by listening to Kevin’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Genghis Con by Oliver Ho, Daniel Reynolds and Chris Peterson (Renegade Arts Entertainment)
Discover more by listening to Oliver’s and Daniel’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Girl Haven by Meaghan Carter and Lilah Sturges (Oni Press)
Discover more by listening to Meaghan’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Hell’s Flaw (Shame vol. 5) by Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton (Renegade Arts Entertainment)
Discover more by listening to Lovern’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Oh My Gods! by Stephanie Cooke, Insha Fitzpatrick and Juliana Moon (HMH Kids/Etch)
Discover more by listening to Stephanie’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Orcs In Space vol. 1 by François Vigneault, Mike Tanner, Rasha Gheith and Justin Roiland (Oni Press)
Discover more by listening to François’ True North Country Comics Podcast

Pass Me By: Electric Vice by Ryan Danny Owen and Kyle Simmers (Renegade Arts Entertainment)
Discover more by listening to Ryan’s and Kyle’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Pizza Punks by Cole Pauls (Conundrum Press)

Second Coming: Only Begotten Son by Richard Pace, Leonard Kirk and Mark Russell (Ahoy Comics)
Discover more by listening to Richard’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Stealing Home by J. Torres and David Namisato (Kids Can Press)
Discover more by listening to his True North Country Comics Podcast

Super Agent Jon Le Bon! Season 2, Volume 2 : Nanodimension by Alex A. (Groupe Modus)
Discover more by listening to Alex A’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Stillwater vol. 1 by Ramón K. Pérez and Chip Zdarsky (Image Comics)
Discover more by listening to Ramón’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Stone Star vol. 1: Fight or Flight by Jim Zub, Max Dunbar and Espen Grundetjern (Dark Horse Comics)
Discover more by listening to Jim’s and Max’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Soupy Leaves Home 2nd Edition by Cecil Castellucci and Jose Pimienta (Dark Horse Comics)
Discover more by listening to Cecil’s True North Country Comics Podcast

The Good Fight by Josh Rosen and Ted Staunton (Scholastic Canada Ltd.)
Discover more by listening to Josh’s True North Country Comics Podcast

The Last Witch: Fear and Fire by Conor McCreery and V.V. Glass (BOOM! Box)
Discover more by listening to Conor’s True North Country Comics Podcast

The Mystery of the Meanest Teacher by Ryan North and Derek Charm (DC Comics)
Discover more by listening to Ryan’s True North Country Comics Podcast

The Silent Invasion: Dark Matter by Larry Hancock and Michael Cherkas (NBM)
Discover more by listening to Larry’s and Michael’s True North Country Comics Podcast

The Silver Coin vol. 1 by Michael Walsh, Chip Zdarsky, Ed Brisson, Jeff Lemire and Kelly Thompson (Diamond Comics)
Discover more by listening to Michael’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Weeding by Geneviève Lebleu (Conundrum Press)
Discover more by listening to Geneviève’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Work for a Million by Selina Goulding, Amanda Deibert and Eve Zaremba (McClelland & Stewart)
Discover more by listening to Selina’s True North Country Comics Podcast

World Piece vol. 1 by Josh Tierney and Josh Agroshka (Viz Media)
Discover more by listening to Josh’s True North Country Comics Podcast

Youth by Curt Pires, Alex Diotto and Dee Cunniffe (Penguin Random House Canada)
Discover more by listening to Curt’s True North Country Comics Podcast

XII Of Magic and Muses vol. 2 Mischief by Kristen Kiomall-Evans (Kristen Kiomall-Evans Studio)
Discover more by listening to Kristen’s True North Country Comics Podcast


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