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Scott Pilgrim vs. The Annex

August 12th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The popular graphic novels make use of many Annex locations. Image courtesy Oni Press.

By Tim Legault

As Bryan Lee O’Malley, creator of the Scott Pilgrim graphic novels, sat signing a stack of his sixth and final volume in the series (Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour) in preparation for the book’s launch party, he recalled Publishers Weekly’s review of his first volume six years ago.

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Storming the Barnes: First novel a classically spun noir story set in 1960s Toronto

April 17th, 2010 · Comments Off on Storming the Barnes: First novel a classically spun noir story set in 1960s Toronto

Courtesy: Lily Barnes

By Emily Landau

To outside eyes, Lilly Barnes may be a woman of the world, but her world ends in the Annex.

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Elizabeth Smart’s time in the Annex was brief, but her impact was lasting

March 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Courtesy Library and Archives Canada

Courtesy Library and Archives Canada

By Leigh Beadon

Mutual friends arranged that we meet in a respectable downtown restaurant in Toronto. She wore a black, crushed velvet jump suit and a sultry pink tam over hair that was still thick and blonde nearing 70. She stole the wine glasses

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