Ryan North, Kate Beaton, and Joey Comeau appear at The Beguiling’s holiday party at Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 from 7:30pm till 10:00pm!
Woo-hoo! We’re thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Dinosaur Comics & The Beguiling Holiday PARTY and Book Launch, featuring our good friend Ryan North! This year we’ll be celebrating the release of his new comic book series THE MIDAS FLESH (as well as his work on Adventure Time and Dinosaur Comics), and our cartooning friends Joey Comeau (A Softer World, Bravest Warriors) and Kate Beaton (Hark, A Vagrant!) will be on hand for fun and shenanigans! It’s the Wednesday night you’ve been waiting for all year!
Ryan, Kate, Joey, and Surprise Mystery Buddies will be getting together this year for some holiday cheer, there will be interviews and possible a game, and I hear they might sign some books too. Nothing better than signed books for special Holiday-time gifts! The Beguiling will be on hand with all sorts of stuff available for sale at the event, including comics, books, and more!
We’re also doing a SECRET SANTA!
SECRET SANTA RULES:
We’re holding a SECRET SANTA at this event! Everyone is welcome to participate, but no one has to if they don’t want to because choice is important!
If you would like to participate:
- Please bring a wrapped gift with a monetary value of no more than $5.
- Go to the book sales table and trade your gift for a numbered ticket.
- At 8:30pm, we’ll call out the numbers, and when your number is called you’ll have your choice of the available gifts!
- Please mark on the outside of the gift if your item contains food and especially if it contains common allergens including peanuts, gluten, etc., so that people with allergies will be able to make an informed Secret Santa Selection.
539 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y6
Writer Jim Zub will be signing and sketching Samurai Jack #1 and all of his various comics issues on the second floor of The Beguiling on Saturday, December 7th, 2013 from noon till 3:00pm. Jim is also the writer and creator of the series’ Skullkickers and Makeshift Miracle, the writer of the monthly Pathfinder comics series, and recently wrote Shadowman #11, among other works!
601 Markham Street, Toronto, ON M6G 2L7
Join artist and author Julie Maroh at the Central on Thursday, December 5th, from 7:00pm till 9:30pm for a special evening featuring a discussion of her acclaimed graphic novel Blue is the Warmest Color, adapted into the award-winning feature film released this fall.
Julie Maroh is an author and illustrator originally from northern France. Visit her website at juliemaroh.com
Presented by Arsenal Pulp Press and The Beguiling, in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Toronto.
603 Markham Street, Toronto, ON M6G 2L7
Author Ray Fawkes appears at The Central on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 from 6pm-9pm!
The Spectral Engine is the unearthly entity that brings together thirteen historically documented ghost stories to tell a timeless narrative of life, death, and redemption.
The Beguiling and McClelland & Stewart invite you to join critically acclaimed DC Comics writer and graphic novelist Ray Fawkes to launch his newest book.
Also, don’t miss the original art from The Spectral Engine, currently hung between the first and second floors of The Beguiling!
603 Markham Street, Toronto, ON M6G 2L7
Hero Initiative celebrates the massive success of The Walking Dead 100 Project with two great book-signing events in the Greater Toronto Area.
On Saturday, November 23, Stadium Comics at 499 Main St. in Brampton, Ontario in the Shopper’s World Mall will host artists Leonard Kirk, Agnes Garbowska and Richard Zajac from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Just four days later on Wednesday, November 27, Paradise Comics at 3278 Yonge St. in Toronto will host Dale Keown, Leonard Kirk, Ty Templeton and Jim Zub from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Fans will be able to get signatures in The Walking Dead 100 Project, Hero’s new 120-page art book featuring today’s top artists and their take on the zombie-filled world of The Walking Dead, the cultural-sensation hit comic from Robert Kirkman and Skybound Entertainment. The book is available in softcover for $13, and limited edition hardcover for $25. Proceeds benefit Hero Initiative, the charity that helps comic book creators in medical or financial need.
About The Hero Initiative
The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Hero creates a financial safety net for yesterday’s creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment.
Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $500,000 to the comic book veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.
Artist Cameron Stewart appears at Lucky’s Comics on October 26th on his Sin Titulo Tour! Cameron has worked on Batman & Robin, Catwoman, Seaguy, BPRD, Invisibles, and Assassins Creed to name just a few!
3972 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5V 3P2, Canada
Artist Cameron Stewart appears at Another Dimension Comics on October 26th on his Sin Titulo Tour! Cameron has worked on Batman & Robin, Catwoman, Seaguy, BPRD, Invisibles, and Assassins Creed to name just a few!
Another Dimension Comics
424 B – 10th Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1V9
Paul Pope appears at Revival on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 7:30pm to debut BATTLING BOY!
The Beguiling and First Second Books are proud to welcome PAUL POPE back to Toronto, to launch his brand new graphic novel series BATTLING BOY! Pope is the renowned creator of personal works including THB, 100%, and Heavy Liquid, but also takes time out to bring his unique verve and visual sophistication to a range of superhero properties in the titles Batman Year 100, Strange Tales, and Spider-Man: Tangled Web! Now he has returned with BATTLING BOY, a straight-up, kick-butt superhero book for kids and grown-ups alike, and The Beguiling and Revival will be hosting him on the evening of Tuesday, October 15th at 7PM!
BATTLING BOY is the story of a boy who must rise to the challenge of defending the super-city of Arcopolis after suffering a tremendous personal loss. An epic adventure with visual nods to classic creators including Moebius and Jack Kirby, BATTLING BOY is an ultra-contemporary take on the heroes’ journey, and a stunning addition to the pantheon of young adult heroes!
783 College St, Toronto, ON M6G, Canada
Artist Cameron Stewart appears at the 4th Wall on October 19th on his Sin Titulo Tour! Cameron has worked on Batman & Robin, Catwoman, Seaguy, BPRD, Invisibles, and Assassins Creed to name just a few!
The 4th Wall
8364 rue Labarre, Montreal, QC, H4P 2E7
Writer/creator Kurtis J. Wiebe appears at Alpha Comics Saturday October 26th between 3:00 and 8:00 pm. This is the Saturday following the release of Rat Queens #2. Alpha Comics will have plenty of copies of Rat Queens #1 & 2 on hand for you to have signed. Fiona Staples, who did the variant cover for issue #1, will also be there between 6:00-8:00pm.
Don’t miss your chance to meet the writer of great books like Peter Panzerfaust, Green Wake, Debris, Intrepids, and Grim Leaper.
Lynnwood Shopping Centre #9, 7005
18th Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 1Y1, Canada