Ho Che Anderson is the Toronto, Ont.-based author of numerous graphic novels, including the Martin Luther King biography, King and the horror thriller Sand & Fury. He is also the official poster artist of the 2018 Toronto Comic Arts Festival, which is taking place May 12-13, 2018.
His latest book, Godhead, is a gritty sci-fi graphic novel about how society reacts after a powerful corporation creates a device to communicate with God.
CBC Books caught up with Anderson at his favourite comic book store, The Beguiling Books & Art in Toronto, to learn about the comic books he loved reading.
Here are books he talks about in the video:
Rōnin by Frank Miller
Cages by Dave McKean
Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and drawn by Fiona Staples
Angel Catbird by Margaret Atwood, drawn by Johnnie Christmas and coloured by Tamra Bonvillain
Black Hole by Charles Burns
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Toronto comic creator Ho Che Anderson browses the stacks at The Beguiling