The recession will never end if you don’t click on these Canuck comics links.

Item: You can get some weird stuff at the D+Q store, including the Leif Goldberg calendar sampled here.

Item: Inkstuds podcast host Robin McConnell posts his Best of 2009 and Best of Decade lists. Some great books there –also some that may surprise or even educate.

Item: This Canadian comics retailer has some thoughts on Diamond shipping policies. I have no idea.

Item: Again with the list-making. Ten manga that changed comics by Chris Butcher.

Item: The National Post’s Mark Medley marshals the forces and comes up with some top ten lists and some trends. The result? Graphic novels ‘rose’ during the past decade and Louis Riel is among the top 10 Canadian fiction books of the 2000s.

Item: Michel Rabagliatti has a new website.