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BOOK LAUNCH: Super Red Riding Hood!

Posted by: Andrew on: August 29, 2014

  Little Island Comics is delighted to announce the book launch for Claudia Dávila’s new picture book, Super Red Riding Hood! It’s a story about a girl who isn’t (very) frightened as she treks through the deep dark woods, thanks to her red (superhero) cape. To find out how she deals with the wolfy villain, […]

Now in Stock: Amulet Book Six!!!

Posted by: Andrew on: August 15, 2014

  Kazu Kibuishi launches Amulet Book Six with Little Island Comics and Toronto Public Library Monday, August 25th 2014 6pm-7pm @ Toronto Public Library, Palmerston Branch (560 Palmerston Avenue, just North of Bloor) Talk and Painting Demonstration with Kazu Kibuishi 7:30pm @ Little Island Comics (742 Bathurst, just South of Bloor) Book Signing with Kazu Kibuishi […]

UPDATED: Bill Slavin Launches Big Top Otto!

Posted by: Andrew on: September 26, 2013

We’re so excited to launch Big Top Otto this Saturday!  Come by the shop between 1pm and 3pm for: circus-themed snacks! a chance to win fabulous prizes! an art show of elephantine proportions! live drawing demonstrations from Bill Slavin himself! …but most importantly, come by to pick up your copy of Elephants Never Forget 2: […]

EVENT: Draw Out The Story with Brian McLachlan!

Posted by: Andrew on: August 26, 2013

COMIC WORKSHOP AND BOOK LAUNCH! Brian McLachlan’s Draw Out The Story Saturday, September 21, 2013 Workshop: 12pm-1pm Launch & Signing: 1pm-2pm @ Little Island Comics, 742 Bathurst St Free with purchase! Kids eight and older should sign up NOW for a special Draw Out the Story: Ten Secrets to Creating Your Own Comics workshop led by author Brian […]

Justin Time Book Launch with Brandon Scott!

Posted by: Andrew on: November 17, 2012

In store Saturday, 24 November 2012 at 1pm   Join us next Saturday to launch creator Brandon James Scott’s debut book series featuring the characters of the hit show Justin Time (on Disney Junior in Canada)! Brandon will be here to sign copies of Justin Time: Panckake Express, and will be doing a reading from Little Island’s legendary […]

ANNOUNCING: Checkers and Dot Launch at Little Island Comics!

Posted by: Andrew on: November 13, 2012

In store: J Torres & J. Lum Sunday, 2 December 2012 at 2pm We’re delighted to announce the launch of a lovely new series of black-and-white board books created by comics veterans J Torres and Jennifer Lum. The Checkers and Dot books present high-contrast patterns and rhyming text that’s perfect for little eyes and ears. […]

ANNOUNCING: Back to School Sundays at Little Island Comics

Posted by: Andrew on: August 17, 2012

The folks over at Kids Can Press have got some amazing Canadian kids comics coming out in August and September, and so we’re throwing a party! Actually, we’re throwing four parties! Join us Sundays from August 26th through September 23rd and celebrate amazing these amazing books. Sunday, August 26th, 4:00pm: Meet Faith Erin Hicks and J […]

Announcing: Matt Forsythe at Little Island!

Posted by: Andrew on: February 8, 2012

Creator Matt Forsythe In Toronto! For his new books My Name Is Elizabeth, Jinchalo, and Comics Class! Sunday, February 19th, 2012 @ Little Island Comics, 742 Bathurst Street, 3pm-4pm Free To Attend https://www.facebook.com/events/296631887058605/ Matt Forsythe is the Doug Wright Award-winning, Eisner nominated author of Ojingogo, a wonderful wordless graphic novel from Drawn & Quarterly Books. Forsythe is also […]

Announcing: ADVENTURE TIME PARTY!

Posted by: admin on: January 31, 2012

Adventure Time #1 Comic Book Party! With Ryan North and Steve Wolfhard! @ Little Island Comics, 742 Bathurst Street Saturday February 11th, 3pm-4:30pm Free to attend! On Wednesday February 8th BOOM Studios will release the first issue of the Adventure Time comic book series! It’s going to be written by Toronto’s own Ryan North (Dinosaur […]


About Little Island Comics

Little Island Comics is the first kids comic book store in North America–maybe even the world! Owned and operated by international comics institution The Beguiling–celebrating their 25th Anniversary in 2012–the store features thousands of comics, graphic novels and manga, and a great lineup of programming and events with kids comic and book authors from around the world!

Little Island Comics
742 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5S 2R6
Phone: 416-901-7489
E-mail: mail@littleislandcomics.com