One of many incredible TCAF Events happening this week! [torontocomics.com]
Monday, May 4
Lynn Crosbie launches her new novel about a teenage girl who embarks on a relationship with Kurt Cobain.
Wednesday, May 6
Polish comics artist Marta Chudolinska exhibits at the MLCRC as a part of Ryerson’s Advancing Comics Studies Series.
In preparation for TCAF and Bit Bazaar, this month’s DMG speakers social includes the launch of Jenn Woodall’s new feminist fighting game themed zine, Fight! as well as words from Nicole Burton from Ad Astra Comix.
Emily Keeler speaks on Getting Started in Book Reviewing followed by readings from Zainab Amadahy, Ghadeer Malek, Mark Silverberg and Jane Woods.
An evening of conversations about fat politics, clothing donations and swaps, a fun community curvy catwalk, tunes, films, and more. The 519 will be accepting size 14+ donations of clothing at the event to help newcomers and refugees.
Thursday, May 7
Author Ethan Rilly launches issue four and talks with John Porcellino about their weird ways of working.
Come celebrate the TCAF book launch with creators Tin Can Forest and Geoff Burner, interviewed by Nina Bunjevac.
New books from Lex Von Konigslow, Chris Chambers and Amber McMillan.
Comix genius Ginette Lapalme launches her new book, Confetti.
d’bi.young is the featured poet at the five city throwdown culminating this season of queer slamming.
Friday, May 8
A total D&Q Extravaganza to kick off the most highly anticipated comics festival of the year. Lynda Barry, Jason Lutes, Seth, Jillian Tamaki and Adrian Tomine are inthe house with moderator Sean Rogers. If you didn’t reserve a ticket…. I feel bad for you son.
4 new translated titles from Pow Pow Press, a Francophone, Montreal-based comics publisher, launch tonight! A bilingual event.
This is the big weekend! The legendary Toronto Comic Arts Festival brings the freshest blend of art comics legends and new exciting work to the Toronto Reference library and all over the city this weekend. Go to torontocomics.com to see all of the programming and guests.