-The Vancouver Province Province reveals the results of its reader poll for new strips.

-The Collected Doug Wright now available for pre-order: Sure to be the publishing event of 2009!

New book of strips: Nature Calls by Berry Wijdeven (Epic Press, ISBN 978-1-55452-332-0 : $16.95).

-The Comic Book Bin has the press release for Canadian manga publisher Udon signing with online webcomics folks Crunchyroll.

-Missed it: Eric Braun launched a new b.d., Mondo Loco, along with a collective exhibit at USINE 106U : 160 Roy Est, Montreal last week.

-The man who took Ezra Leveant to the Alberta Human Rights Commission over the publication of the Danish Mohammed cartoons has ironically started a free speech organization.