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Valor Launch Party with creators in attendance! Sunday, July 19th, 12pm-2pm @ Little Island Comics, 742 Bathurst Street Free Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1592918984293271/ Join us to celebrate Valor, a comic anthology about courageous heroines! Pick up a copy of your own and meet the authors, artists and editors who bring you 200+ pages of kick-butt adventures! […]

The Princess & The Pony Launch Party With Author Kate Beaton Saturday July 4th, 12pm-2pm @ Little Island COmics, 742 Bathurst Street Free https://www.facebook.com/events/1434036030253090/ Hey lovers of great books! Kate Beaton, creator of Hark, A Vagrant!, has created her very first picture book! It’s called The Princess and the Pony, and our friends at Scholastic are publishing it, and Little Island Comics is throwing a party for the release! Join Kate […]

A Cat-tastic Double Book Launch with Koyama Press!

Posted by: Andrew on: October 1, 2014

Koyama Press will celebrate National Cat Day by launching two new kids books at Little Island Comics! Join us as we fête John Martz’s A Cat Named Tim & Britt Wilson’s Cat Dad, King of the Goblins. Undertake awesome activities! Meet cartoonists! Read about cats! Have tons of fun! Yippeeeeeeee! CAT-TASTIC DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH! A […]

GOTHAM ACADEMY #1 Launch Event Featuring Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher, and Karl Kerschl! Saturday, October 4th, 2014 – FREE To Attend! 12pm: Signing at Little Island Comics, 742 Bathurst Street 7PM: Party! at Pauper’s Pub, 539 Bloor St. W. 2F  This Saturday, you’re invited to celebrate the launch of DC Comics’ GOTHAM ACADEMY #1, the […]

Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch!

Posted by: Andrew on: September 6, 2014

Little Island Comics is delighted to host the Canadian launch of Toronto cartoonist Eric Orchard’s first full-length graphic novel, Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch. Eric will be signing copies of his new book and doing a live drawing demonstration for kids at Little Island Comics on Saturday, September 20th. Original art from Maddy Kettle will be […]

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 […]


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