Doug Wright Awards Spotlight

The annual Doug Wright Awards returned again this summer, celebrating great works in Canadian cartooning. Broken Pencil is a proud […]

Call for Submissions: Black Writers Submit to ‘Awake’

Want your call for submissions included on our list? Email your call-out to [email protected] (do not send your submissions here) Subject line: […]

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Mr. Monitor

Check for weekly episodes of Mr. Monitor at www.brokenpencil.com/mrmonitor throughout the summer.

Editor’s Note

When I was 17 and looking for people to relate to, Broken Pencil was my enlightenment. The first copy of […]

Border Patrol

A surveillance of small presses outside the Canadian border By Spencer Gordon   Mud Luscious Press As the ground freezes […]

50 People (And Places) We Love

By Brooke Ford, Lindsay Gibb, Nathaniel G. Moore, Hal Niedzviecki, Richard Rosenbaum, Ian Sullivan Cant & Derek Winkler For our […]

Broken Pencil’s 15 Year Timeline

1995: Hal Niedzviecki and Hilary Clark drink several pitchers of beer at the now defunct Beverly Tavern. Hal: We should […]

The Advocate for Fagdom

Filmmaker and early zinester, Bruce LaBruce, has been an inspiration to many Canadian punks, gay activists, sexual liberators and general […]

Renegade Craft Season

By Grace Evans It’s craft season again across the U.S as the summer Renegade Craft Fair winds its way through […]

To Do List: Toronto Comic Arts Fest

Did you know there’s some 300 cartoonists attending this weekend’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival? That is one certifiable clusterfuck of […]

TUFF Now Accepting Submissions

The Toronto Urban Film Festival needs YOU! Well, not you specifically. Just your homemade silent one-minute films that you keep […]