The Toronto Comic Arts Festival returns for it’s 9th year to Toronto Reference Library, with a star-studded kick-off event! Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of premiere U.S. comic book publisher Image Comics, the event will see an amazing panel discussion about the history, impact, and future of Image by some of their most famous cartoonists. Featuring:
- Governor General’s Award nominee Jeff Lemire (Secret Path, Royal City)
- Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead)
- Sana Takeda (Monstress)
- Emma Rios (Island)
- Brandon Graham (Island, King City)
- Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals, Kaptara)
A rollicking discussion of where Image Comics has come from and where it’s going in the future! A signing will follow.
Tickets are required to attend. Tickets will be made available for FREE on Eventbrite starting Monday, April 17th, at 11:00am. Ticket link: tcaf2017.
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2017, Saturday May 13, 9am-5pm, and Sunday May 14, 10am-5pm, @ Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street. Attendance is FREE to the public. Full details on the TCAF website: www.torontocomics.com
Writer Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale, Hag-Seed) and artist Johnnie Christmas (Pisces, Sheltered), creators of the graphic novel series Angel Catbird, come together in Toronto to present the launch volume 2 in the graphic novel series! The two will be joined on stage at Toronto Reference Library by legendary Toronto Comics maker/journalist/pal Mark Askwith of SPACE.
This event will take place in Toronto Reference Library’s main Atrium on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM. No tickets are required for this event and seating is first-come, first served.
Angel Catbird is published by Dark Horse Comics, in association with conservation charity Nature Canada’s Keep Cats Safe and Save Birds Lives initiative.
789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8
Little Island Comics and Page & Panel are proud to welcome author Svetlana Chmakova as she signs her new graphic novel Awkward! Perfect for fans of the work of Raina Telgemeier, like Smile, Sisters, or Drama, Awkward is a great middle grade graphic novel about the difficulty making friends outside of your social circle. It’s been one of Little Island Comics’ bestsellers since its release late last year, and we’re so thrilled that Svetlana will be back in Toronto so we can have an official signing with her!
Svetlana will be signing at Page & Panel, located in Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, on Saturday, March 19th, from 1pm-3pm. Please stop by to get your copy of Awkward signed!
Svetlana Chmakova broke onto the scene with the release of the popular graphic novel series DramaCon, published by Tokyopop. Since then she has created another original series, Nightschool, and adapted James Patterson’s Witch & Wizard series into a manga format, both for Yen Press/Hachette.
Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop
789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8
Daniel Clowes, the Academy Award nominated creator of Eightball, Ghost World and Wilson, appears to speak about his new graphic novel, Patience with Canadian cartoonist Seth on Monday, February 29, 2016 at 7:00 PM. Q&A and book signing to follow. Books available for purchase beginning at 6pm. Cash or credit.
The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon
789 Yonge, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8
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Gilbert Hernandez goes on tour for Marble Season in April & May 2013! Gilbert will present “From Funny Books to Graphic Novels”, a fascinating slide show tribute to the legacy of the comics he read as a kid. He’ll talk about the silver age comics featured in MARBLE SEASON, which helped set the course for Gilbert, as well as his brothers Jaime and Mario, to become the legendary comics creators they are today. Seriously folks, don’t miss your chance to get to know the man behind thirty years of alternative comics history.
Here are his dates written out nice ‘n’ neat! It’s going to be a GOOD spring.
BALTIMORE: Monday April 15th, 5:30 pm
101 Mattin Center, Johns Hopkins University
NEW YORK CITY: Tuesday April 16th, 7 pm
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby Ave.
MONTREAL: Wednesday April 17th, 7 pm
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, 211 Bernard O.
CHICAGO: Thursday April 18th, 7 pm
Quimby’s, 1854 W. North Ave.
PORTLAND, OR: Sunday April 21st, 7:30 pm
Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside
LOS ANGELES: Wednesday April 24th, 7:30 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave.
FORT WORTH, TX: Friday April 26th
Texas Library Association, Forth Worth Convention Center
TORONTO: Saturday May 11th and Sunday May 12th
TCAF, Toronto Reference Library